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Entry at 16+

Each year, we welcome a number of new students into the Sixth Form to join the girls moving up from the Senior School.

The deadline to apply for Sixth Form entry in September 2023 is Friday 7th October 2022. Applications for means-tested bursary places are warmly welcome –  fee remissions of up to 100% plus extras are available.  Sixth Form Academic, Art, Drama and Music Scholarships are also on offer. All places are offered based on the entrance examinations, interview and projected GCSE grades; offers are usually made on condition of candidates achieving at least six Grade 8s at GCSE.

If you have any queries about the application process, would like to arrange a private tour, or make a late application for this September, please contact senioradmissions@shhs.gdst.net If you have already made an application, please login to your account here.

16+ entry for September 2023

Girls born between 1 September 2006 - 31 August 2007

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Apply online

If you would like to register for entry in September 2023, please apply online by Friday 7th October 2022. If you are applying for a bursary and in receipt of income support, the registration fee of £150 will be waived.

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Entrance examination

All girls who apply at 16+ sit our entrance examination in three subjects alongside a general paper on Tuesday 1st November. A report will also be requested from your current school notifying us of your predicted grades for GCSE.

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Interview

Those girls who perform well at the examination will be invited back for interview on Thursday 17th/Friday 18th November.

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Scholarship auditions

If you are also invited to audition/interview for an Art, Drama or Music Scholarship, this will also take place on Thursday 17th/Friday 18th November.

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Offers

Offers are then made to successful applicants on Thursday 1st December.

100%
top grades in the Extended Project Qualification
20%+
typically secure offers to Oxbridge
100%+
bursaries available in the Sixth Form