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Welcome to the Whitgift Admissions Department.

We look forward to welcoming prospective families at our Open Days and Events, which are listed in the Visiting Whitgift section. Click here to visit the page.

The online application process for 10+, 11+, 13+ and 16+ for entry in September 2020 will be available from 12 August 2019.  Click here for further information on our Entry Process into Whitgift.

Boarding is available to students from Year 9 (13+) up to our Sxith Form years. Applications for boarding places in Year 9 (13+) and in Sixth Form are accepted in the year prior to entry. Students wanting to board in Year 9 (13+) can also sit a Pre-Test when they are in Year 6 or Year 7 for entry in September 2021 or 2022. Click here for more details.

Whitgift has a generous Bursary and Scholarship programme, and Boarding Awards are also available. Please click here for further information.

To contact our Admissions Team, please click here.

For students joining Whitgift in September 2019

There will be a number of events and programmes to attend prior to September, please refer to the table below.  These events provide an excellent opportunity for students and families to experience what the life of a Whitgift student feels like in the early days and weeks.

Our enthusiastic teaching and support staff will be present to welcome your family into the Whitgift community and get to know your son quickly. 

Our buddy programme for new Year 9 students will support your son’s transition and help him settle in and make new friends.

More detailed information on the events below, school uniform and department material will be sent out in April and June.

Event Year Group

27, 28 and 29 August 2019

New Students Activities Programme (optional)

10+ and 11+

30 August 2019

Academic Induction Afternoon

10+, 11+, 12+, 13+

30 August 2019

Sixth Form Induction Day 


3 September 2019

Boarding Welcome Day

Boarders: 13+, 14+, 16+

4 September 2019

School Starts

10+, 11+, 12+, 13+, 14+, 16+             

5 September 2019

Co-Curricular Information Evening

10+, 11+

7-14 September 2019

Trip to Lake Garda




























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