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School Applications 2020

Applications for 2020 entry

Applications for day places are invited from mid-August 2019 from the parents of boys for 10+, 11+, 13+, and Sixth Form entry in 2020.

Boarding commences in Year 9 (13+) and boarding applications are invited from the parents of boys entering Year 9 (13+) and Sixth Form only.

Applications should be submitted by the following deadlines:

10+ , 11+ 13+ day and 13+ boarding applicants: Friday 22 November 2019

Sixth Form day and boarding applications: Friday 18 October 2019

Online applications for 2020 entry

In order to apply online it is necessary to have access to a scanner, to upload various documents such as; copies of your son’s last three school reports, a copy of his passport (and visa/residence permit if applicable), a photograph of your son and any additional relevant documentation (e.g. testimonials from sports coaches, music tutors, educational psychologist’s report, a letter from your son's current school indicating his usual way of working if seeking examination concessions etc.).

If applying for a scholarship, please note that the Whitgift Application Form and any scholarship application form(s) should be submitted at the same time. Payment of the entrance fee will also need to be made online either via PayPal or via bank transfer.  If paying by bank transfer it will be necessary to upload proof of payment.

As an alternative to submitting an online application form, hard copies of the application form can be requested via email to the Admissions Department at admissions@whitgift.co.uk

Scholarships for 2020 entry

If your son has exceptional talent in Art, Design Technology and Engineering, Drama, Music or Sport and you wish to apply for a scholarship, please complete the appropriate scholarship application form(s) and submit along with the Whitgift Online Application Form.

All boys are automatically entered for an Academic Scholarship.

Bursaries for 2020 entry

Bursaries are awarded on the basis of performance in the Entrance Examination, assessment(s) and interview. Unfortunately, not all families who are eligible for a bursary will be offered one.

Parents of prospective day pupils, whose family income is less than approximately £90,000 a year, (exact figures are available directly from the Whitgift Foundation), may apply for a bursary (an income-related fee reduction).  There is a generous, but limited, annual budget for bursaries for those who qualify in terms of their income and residency.

Bursaries are not available to boarding students.

Further information about Whitgift’s bursary programme and the application form, for 2020 entry, will be available online shortly.

The Whitgift Bursary Application Form must be downloaded from the website, and submitted as a paper copy to: The Whitgift Foundation, North End, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 1SS.

Pre-Test Applications for 2021 and 2022

Whitgift’s Pre-Test is only open to boys who are considering boarding at 13+, in September 2021 and 2022. The Pre-Test will take place on Friday 1 May 2020 and the closing date for applications is Friday 20 March 2020. It is not possible to apply online for the Pre-Test.  The Pre-Test Application Form will be available from mid-August 2019.


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