Our Application Process
We have tried to keep our Application Procedure as straight forward as possible. If you have any questions at all, please contact our Admissions Manager, Jo Amos.
We are now taking applications for September 2022 entry. To apply for a place at Woodhouse Grove School (2-18 years), please fill out the online Application Form below.
The deadline for Year 7 2022 entry for our Entrance exam on 15th January has now passed. For late applications please contact the Admissions team.
Come and visit us at one of our Open Mornings or arrange an individual visit to get a real feel of the school and ask any questions you might have.
Entry into Brontё House and Ashdown Lodge (2-11yrs)
For children applying for Nursery or Reception places you will be invited to visit Ashdown Lodge and meet with our experienced Early Years team. Once we have received your completed Application from we will be in touch.
Entry into The Grove in Year 7
We ask that those registering for September entry apply by the last day of the Autumn term for the Entrance Examination.
This will be followed by an invitation to an Interview with a member of our Senior Staff. This allows us to get to know each child individually and may also include an assessment of reading, verbal comprehension skills and numerical abilities. At this stage we will also apply for a report from each student’s current school.
Once an offer has been made the date of a Taster day will be sent out to you, this is a great opportunity to experience life at our school.
Entry into The Sixth Form at The Grove
Entries into other Year Groups or throughout the academic year
Initially we will invite you to visit the school and fill in our application form.
Candidates will then be invited for a Taster Day which will include sitting our Entrance Exams in maths and English and an interview with one of our Deputy Heads. The rest of the day will be spent enjoying school life with the appropriate year group. At this stage we will also request a report from the student’s current school.
If you have any questions regarding our Admissions Process, please contact Jo Amos, Admissions Manager.
Entry into Boarding
All Boarding applicants should email a copy of their latest school report to our Admissions Manager, Jo Amos: Amos.JL@woodhousegrove.co.uk.
We will arrange for entrance examinations to be taken either in your current school or through your Agent (if you have one) . There will be a Maths paper and an ESOL paper. You will also be invited to an interview via SKYPE with a senior member of staff.
An offer letter will be sent out. Upon acceptance, should a Visa be required, we will request a CAS form.