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Full and Weekly Boarding Applications for 2020 Entry – Year 9 (13+) and Sixth Form

Full and weekly boarding commences at Whitgift from Year 9 (13+). 

Applications can be submitted online from mid-August to the 22 November in the year prior to entering the School.  Scholarship applications, Educational Psychologist reports and other supporting documents must be included with the application. All boys who sit the Entrance Examinations are automatically considered for an Academic Scholarship.

Boarding candidates sit the Entrance Examinations at Whitgift, however, international students may sit the tests at a British Council closest to their home.

Parents and prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the School and Boarding House on an Open Morning, Open Evening or at an Open Afternoon. Private tours can also be booked via the Admissions Office at admissions@whitgift.co.uk. Please click here for information about our Open Events.

Boarders are not eligible to apply for a Governor’s Bursary, however, can apply for Scholarships and may be considered for a Boarding Award at the Headmaster’s discretion.

13+ Boarding Applications for 2021 or 2022 Entry

Applicants wishing to apply for a boarding place in Year 9 (13+), can sit an early Pre-Test when they are in Year 6 or Year 7. Applications can be submitted online from mid-August 2019 to 20 March 2020. The Pre-Test is held on 1 May 2020 and consist of tests in English, Mathematics and Verbal Reasoning. Boys whose first language is not English may also be required to sit a test in English as an Additional Language (EAL).

Successful applicants may be offered a full fees boarding place for entry in either 2021 or 2020.

Boys wishing to apply for an Academic Scholarship or Boarding Award, will be required to re-sit the entrance tests and/ or be assessed in their specialist area, alongside their cohort.

Please contact the Admissions Office on 0208 633 9935 for further details.


Please note that the deadline date for Sixth Form boarding applications for 2020 entry is 18 October 2019.

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