Close

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. Applications for means-tested bursary places (with fee remissions ranging from 30% to 100% plus extras) are warmly welcome.

To enquire about making a late application for entry in September 2021, please contact: senioradmissions@shhs.gdst.net All places are offered based on the entrance examination, interview and projected GCSE grades. The expected standard is high, with offers usually made on condition of candidates achieving at least seven Grade 8s at GCSE.

If you would like to apply for entry in September 2022, registration is now open – please scroll down to apply online. Our open evening takes place on Monday 13th September at 6pm – please register here.

16+ entry for September 2022

Girls born between 1 September 2005 - 31 August 2006

1

Apply online

Please contact us to enquire about making a late application for September 2021. Applications for entry in September 2022 should be submitted by Friday 8th October 2021.

2

Entrance examination

All girls who apply at 16+ sit our entrance examination in three subjects of their choice alongside a general paper on Tuesday 2nd November. A report will also be requested from their current school notifying us of their predicted grades for GCSE.

3

Scholarship auditions

Candidates who have applied for Art, Drama or Music Scholarships will be auditioned in November.

4

Interview

Those girls who perform well at the examination will be invited back for interview in November.

5

Offers

Offers are then made to successful applicants on Wednesday 1st December with a deadline to accept of Friday 10th December.

100%
A*/A grades in the Extended Project Qualification
20%+
secured offers to Oxbridge over past 3 years
100%+
Bursaries available in the Sixth Form