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VISIT THE SCHOOL

We recommend you arrange a visit so you can experience first hand what makes us such a special place. To book a tour, visit or taster session please complete the enquiry form in order for us to process your request accordingly (please note these are limited at the moment).

HOW TO APPLY

The specific application procedures for our Pre Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior and Sixth Form are explained below. 

Pre Preparatory

PRE PREP (AGES 3-7)

Please contact Admissions if you have questions about September 2022 entry. Should you be moving into the area or changing schools, we can accommodate mid-year and mid-term starters where there are places available. Please use the following application form and information to apply.

Download an Application form

Download Entry and Admissions information

We have a child-friendly Informal Assessment procedure for pupils wanting to join the Pre Prep.

  • We invite children to come into school for a morning to spend some time with their prospective classmates and to meet the teachers.
  • The experience is planned to be a positive one; children join us from many different backgrounds and we are looking for potential.
  • Your child's Assessment can take place at any point in the academic year as we approach the date of their enrolment.
  • For entry into Nursery, Assessments should take place in the Spring Term preceding entry.

Junior

JUNIOR (AGES 7-11)

Please contact Admissions if you have questions about September 2022 entry. Should you be moving into the area or changing schools, we can accommodate mid-year and mid-term starters where there are places available. Please use the following application form and information to apply.

Download an Application form

Download Entry and Admissions information

We accept children who we feel have the potential to succeed and progress to our Senior School.

  • We invite children to come into school for a morning to sit the assessment and to spend the afternoon with their prospective classmates and to meet the teachers.
  • Entry will be by assessments in English and Maths. 
  • As well as sitting the Entrance Assessments, we will also contact your child's current school to request further information about their progress to date.
  • For entry into the current academic year, once we have received your application form, your child will be invited for an Entrance Assessment and familiarisation afternoon.

Senior

11+ ENTRY

  • Parents are asked to complete the application form and return it by the application deadline (Friday 7th October 2022). Please note this is also the deadline for Bursary applications.
  • Prospective pupils will be required to sit the Entrance Examination, to be held on (Saturday 15th October 2022), with papers in English Comprehension, English Composition and Mathematics.
  • Offers of places will be posted on Friday 2nd December 2022. At the same time, parents will be notified of any financial awards through Bursary or Scholarship allocations. 

Download an Application form

Download the 11+ Entry Booklet 2023

11+ English Composition sample papers

11+ English Comprehension sample papers

11+ Maths sample papers

12+, 13+ AND 14+ ENTRY​

  • Entry will be by exam, in English Comprehension, English Composition, Mathematics and Reasoning (for those applying to join Year 10, there will be an additional Science paper).
  • Parents are asked to complete the application form and return as soon as possible if places are available (please confirm directly with the Admissions team).
  • The Entrance Examination date will be confirmed by letter once an application has been received.

Download an Application form

Sixth Form

SIXTH FORM ENTRY

  • Applicants for September 2022 entry will be invited to visit the School after application, where they will be interviewed by the Head of Sixth Form and the Headmaster.
  • Academic, Music and Sports Scholarships are all available
  • After interview, and a satisfactory report from the applicant’s current school, offers will be made conditional upon gaining specified grades in the GCSEs. The minimum entry is normally five Grade 6 (or equivalent) passes. Offers will be made at the Headmaster’s discretion shortly after the interview date.
  • A £300 deposit should accompany the letter of acceptance.
  • Parents are asked to contact the School as soon as the GCSE results are known. In the event of unsatisfactory results and the subsequent withdrawal of a place by the School, the £300 deposit will be returned.
  • For information about 2023 entry please contact Admissions.

Download an Application Form

Download the Bablake Sixth Form Prospectus

Bradley is a very confident, polite, adaptable and capable young man and we thank you for the part you have played in helping him be that person.

Senior School Parent
1975

we became co-educational