Independent Co-Educational Day & Boarding School for Ages 2 - 18 The Best of British Boarding by the Sea

Entrance Examinations & Scholarship Dates


External Scholarships and Entrance Examinations

Saturday 24 February and Saturday 3 March 2018 at 10am
(alternative dates are available upon request)

All candidates will sit Entrance Examinations in English and Mathematics.  Those applying to join us in Year 9 will sit an examination in Science and prospective Year 10 candidates will sit examination papers in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Auditions and practical assessments for Design, Drama, Music, Performing Arts, Sport, Swimming and Visual Arts will be held the week commencing Monday 5 March, 2018 along with an informal interview with the Headmaster. This will include an opportunity a for full tour of the school and arrangements can be made for candidates, who would like to stay overnight, in one of our three boarding houses.

If you are interested in joining our Sixth Form (Year 12), scholarships are awarded subject to evidence of predicted GCSE grades and an informal interview with the Headmaster.  

Teaching staff from the relevant departments will be pleased to talk informally to parents, prior to the submission of a formal application for a scholarship or exhibition.

Please contact the Registrar, Miss Melissa Bridgman, on 01502 722175 or by email at for further information and to obtain the Scholarship Application form.