16+ Entry in September 2022 To join our Sixth Form next year, register online by Friday 8th October – bursaries and scholarships available.


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.

For entry in September 2022, please scroll down to apply online by Friday 8th October.  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 seven Grade 8s at GCSE.  If you have any queries about the application process, or would like to arrange a private tour, please contact senioradmissions@shhs.gdst.net

16+ entry for September 2022

Girls born between 1 September 2005 - 31 August 2006


Apply online

Applications for entry in September 2022 should be submitted by Friday 8th October 2021.


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.


Scholarship auditions

Candidates who have applied for Art, Drama or Music Scholarships will be auditioned on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th November.



Those girls who perform well at the examination will be invited back for interview on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th November.



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

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