Entry for our Senior School is in Year 7. For entry at any other point, parents should contact our Registrar in the first instance.
At Cranford House, places are not offered due to academic ability alone. Our school is a place where children with a whole host of interests both inside and beyond the classroom thrive. We aim to provide a well-rounded, opportunity-rich education to children ready and willing to make the most of it and it is this fit that we seek to identify during the admissions process. Prospective pupils are not expected to prepare before our entry assessments and the process is designed to allow everyone the chance to showcase their talents, abilities and enthusiasms.
Cranford House offers a number of Scholarships for entry at Year 7 to seek out and reward gifted pupils and ensure the largest number of talented pupils can benefit from a Cranford House education. Scholarships may be combined with a Bursary up to the value of full fees at the discretion of the Headmaster.
Academic Scholarships are offered in addition to Scholarships for excellence in Art, Drama, Music and Sport.
We are now accepting Registrations for entry to Year 7 in September 2020. The deadline for application is Friday 18 October 2019. Early registration is essential to ensure a place on the waiting list. A non-returnable registration fee of £75 secures a place on the list.
If you wish to register your child for a place in Cranford House's Senior School, please download the Registration Form below:
Year 7 Admissions Process
Year 7 2020 Admissions Timetable
|October 2019||Open Morning|
|October 2019||Senior School Experience Day (Year 6 pupils)|
|November 2019||Year 7 Assessment Day|
|November 2019||References requested from current school|
|December 2019||Offers made|
Applicants are invited for assessment at Cranford House in the November of the year preceding entry. The day comprises:
- Interview with a member of the Senior Leadership Team
- Meeting with the Headmaster in small groups
- Team activities assessing teamwork and problem solving
- Academic assessment
- Scholarship Interviews and Assessment (Sport, Music, Art, Drama)
References are obtained from the student’s current school at that time.
For full details of our Admissions procedure, please see our Admissions Policy.
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