We welcome applications at 13+ (Year 9), 14+ (Year 10) and 16+ (Year 12).
13+ and 14+ applicants
13+ and 14+ applicant take our own entrance exams in Maths, English and French* (* if studied for longer than 1 year). An application form may be downloaded here: 13+ and 14+ Entrance Examination Application Form
All applicants should be Registered with us before sitting the examination.
Exams are ideally taken in November prior to the applicant joining in the following September. For example an applicant looking to join Shrewsbury School in September 2022 would take our Entrance exams in November 2021. Exams can be taken at Shrewsbury School as well as at the applicant’s current school, a local law firm or a local Consulate.
Please note that parents will need to cover any administrative costs for overseeing these exams. All exams should be taken on the same day and administered under strict exams conditions. Results will be communicated within 2 weeks of sitting the exams.
Offers are only unconditional once a suitable academic and character reference has been received from the applicant's current school.
We would prefer to meet applicants in person, ideally during a tour of the School. If this is not possible, then we would conduct a Skype interview.
Past examination papers are available on request from the Admissions Office.
16+ applicants take our own entrance exams in four written papers of their choice, as well as being interviewed by one of the Admissions Tutors. We would prefer to meet applicants in person, ideally during a tour of the School. If this is not possible, then we would conduct a Skype interview.
All applicants should be registered with us before sitting the examinations. For further details, please see our Sixth Form Admissions page.
Offers are conditional on an applicant achieving the equivalent of 3 As and 3 Bs at GCSE level as well as a satisfactory reference.
The deadline for international 16+ applications for September 2018 entry has now passed. Please email the Sixth Form Admissions Tutor, Matthew Clark if you have any queries: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications from mainland China
All applicants from mainland China should contact our official representative: UK Boarding Schools Admissions Service
Tel: +86 (0)21 31651368 (Shanghai Office)，+86 (0)10 86487115 (Beijing Office)
Address: Floor 3, BLDG 5, No.258, West Fuxing Road, Shanghai, 200031, China
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所有中国大陆的申请者请联系我们官方代表: UK Boarding Schools Admissions Service
电话：+86 (0)21 31651368（上海办公室），+86 (0)10 86487115（北京办公室）