Assessment & Entrance Exams
Information for main entry points
The entrance examinations at 11+ take place in January each year and candidates are required to spend a full school day at Colfe’s. The morning will consist of assessments in English and Mathematics, followed by lunch and an afternoon of taster lessons in Culture, Arts and STEM subjects. Please find links to sample papers for the 11+ entrance examination on the right.
The Sixth Form entrance assessment involves a written personal statement as well as two recent school reports and reference. Successful candidates will be invited to interview and offers made are conditional on achieving at least four Grade 7/A at GCSE.
Nursery & Reception Assessments
These assessments happen in the autumn term and places are offered before the end of the term. Details of the assessment and information on what to expect are available via the link to the right.
Registration deadlines and assessment dates for September 2022 entry:
|Application deadline||Assessment / Examination date|
|Nursery (3+)||Friday 5 November 2021||Saturday 20 November 2021|
|Reception (4+)||Monday 27 September 2021||Saturday 9 October 2021|
|Year 7 (11+)||Friday 26 November 2021||Friday 7 January 2022|
|Year 12 (16+)||Friday 29 October 2021||Friday 5 November 2021|