Admission into Year 7 in September 2020

The application process for entry into Year 7 in September 2020 opens on Wednesday 1st May and closes at midnight on Friday 14th June 2019. 

Open Evening - Recording of Talks 

Our Open Evening took place on Thursday 25th April 2019. We are unable to offer individual tours of the school but please Click here for the recording of the talks during the evening.

Admission into Year 7 in September 2020 

Admission Policy for Entry into Year 7 in September 2020

Admission to Year 7 in September 2020 is by entrance examination.  The test consists of two papers assessing verbal, numerical and non-verbal ability. 

Testing will take place on Saturday 14th September 2019 and parents will be able to register their child online for the test from 1st May 2019 and no later than midnight on Friday 14th June 2019.  Parents will receive notification of the test outcome prior to the deadline for completion of the Common Application Form.  

Please click on the link below for the slides from the admission presentation at Open Evening. 

Open Day Admission Process Presentation

Widening Horizons - Pupil Premium/Service Premium/Child in Care 

Students who are eligible for the pupil premium or service premium or is a child in care, and living within the school's designated area, will be prioritised for admission and the qualifying score will be lowered by 5 marks for these students. For more information on Kendrick School's Widening Horizons project, please click on the link below.

Kendrick School - Widening Horizons

Designated Area 

Kendrick School operate a designated area as part of its oversubscription criteria.   The address which will be used for consideration for this purpose will be the applicant’s permanent address at 31st August 2019.  For more information on the designated area, please click on the link below.

Designated Area 

Familiarisation Booklet 

This familiarisation booklet is designed to inform parents and candidates about the Entrance Test in order to:

  • Give a feel for the appearance of the actual assessment
  • Introduce some of the symbols and phrases used in the assessment
  • Inform parents and candidates of the invigilation procedure
  • Indicate the range of disciplines that will be tested
  • Highlight the range of answer formats used in the assessment.

This booklet also includes examples to indicate the range of skills required to complete the assessment and the manner in which questions are answered. This familiarisation booklet is NOT definitive and the inclusion of any question types does not guarantee that they will be found in the final assessment.

Please note: There are no practice test papers for this assessment: resources available in bookshops or on the internet are not genuine CEM resources. This familiarisation booklet is the only official CEM 11+ resource available for this assessment.

Applying to Take the Test 

The online admission form is now available below and will close on midnight on Friday 14th June 2019. Late applications will NOT be accepted.

Please read the booklet below carefully before completing the form.

Admission Guidelines for Year 7 Entry in September 2020

Application Form to take the Admission Tests for Entry into Year 7 in September 2020

Link to add a photograph, amend your application form or print a copy of the application form 

Link to reset your password