Admissions Overview

Cranford House welcomes applications from students to join the school post-GCSE from September 2023. With a broad Sixth Form curriculum and an outstanding array of co-curricular opportunities, Cranford House students are extremely well-placed to develop the skills and experience necessary for a successful transition to either university or the workplace.

Entry Requirements

An offer of a place for entrance into the Sixth Form at Cranford House is conditional upon the student achieving a minimum of five GCSEs at Grade 5, including English and Maths, with Grade 6 in the subjects proposed for study at A-level, unless specified otherwise.

Year 12 Admissions Process & Registration

We are now accepting registrations for entry to Year 12 in September 2023. All prospective pupils must be registered with the school to be considered within the admissions process.

Please download and complete the Registration Form and Sixth Form Entry Form

For further admissions assistance please contact our Director of Admissions on 01491 651218 or Registered pupils are invited for an interview and assessment at Cranford House Wednesday, 9 November

The assessment day comprises:

  • Interview with a member of the Senior Leadership Team
  • Scholarship Interviews (Sport, Music, Art, Drama) Assessment and specialist paper
  • References are obtained from the student’s current school at that time.


Cranford House offers a number of Academic Scholarships for entry at Sixth Form, subject to the Headmaster’s satisfaction with performance. Should a pupil’s performance fall below the required standard, their scholarship can be rescinded at any time. If notice is given to withdraw a pupil from the School, the Scholarship will be withdrawn and full fees will be charged for the duration of the notice period.

This Sixth Form Scholarship is awarded to pupils who demonstrate excellence on the Assessment Day. Scholarship assessment comprises a common core verbal and non-verbal reasoning paper plus a subject specific paper of the student’s choice.

A Scholarship may be supplemented by a Bursary up to the value of full fees at the discretion of the Headmaster. All Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Headmaster.

For an overview of the Scholarships we offer in the Sixth Form please see our Scholarships and Bursary Applications booklet.

Scholarships Application Process Year 12 2023 Timeline

Tuesday 4 October 2022 6-9pmSixth Form Options Evening (Years 7-13)

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Friday 14 October 2022Closing Date for Bursary Applications
Monday 31 October 2022Application for Sixth Form Deadline
Monday 31 October 2022Closing Date for Scholarships
Wednesday 9 November 2022Sixth Form Scholarship Assessment Morning & Taster Afternoon (Year 11 students)

For an application form or any further information, please contact our Registrar on 01491 651218 or

For full details of our Admissions procedure, please see our Admissions Policy.

Join us at our Whole School Open Morning, Saturday 7 October 2023