Early Years Entry 2021

If you are interested in your daughter joining the School for the remainder of this academic year or Autumn Term 2021, arrangements will be made for your daughter’s assessments once we receive your application.

Assessments for girls joining us in the Early Years are based on verbal and practical activities.   The assessment will last approximately 30 minutes. We want your daughter to flourish in our School therefore offers will be made to girls who meet our entry requirement.

Years 2 – 6 Entry 2021
(where places available)

If you are interested in your daughter joining the School for the remainder of this academic year or Autumn Term 2021, arrangements will be made for your daughter’s assessments once we receive your application.

Girls will be assessed in Reading, Writing, Spelling and Mathematics.  A report will also be requested from their present school.  Places are offered to girls who meet our entry requirement.

Year 7 Entry 2021

We are still accepting applications for Year 7 entry, however, please note we will not be able to consider your daughter for an award as these were all accepted in our Year 7 process.

Your daughter will undertake:

  • A written English comprehension paper and writing exercise lasting 45 minutes.
  • A paper testing mathematical ability lasting 45 minutes that covers areas of the national Numeracy Strategy in the Year 6 programme of study
  •  A computer based test that measures verbal, numerical and non-verbal ability.

Places are offered to girls who meet our entry requirement.

Year 8, 9 and 10 Entry 2021

If you are interested in your daughter joining the School for the remainder of this academic year or Autumn Term 2021, arrangements will be made for your daughter’s assessments once we receive your application.

Your daughter will undertake:

  • A written English comprehension paper and an extended writing exercise lasting approximately 90 minutes.
  • A paper testing mathematical ability lasting 60 minutes.
  • A Non Verbal Reasoning paper which will assess your daughter’s problem solving using logic and reasoning, this paper lasts 30 minutes
  • A Verbal Reasoning paper to assess your daughter’s ability to understand and reason using words.

Places are offered to girls who meet our entry requirement.

 Year 12 Entry 2021

For Year 12 entry an interview with the Head and Director of Sixth Form will be arranged.

Girls will be required to attain nine GCSEs, and at least six of these should be at Grade 6, 7, 8 or 9.  In addition, depending on her A Level subject choices, they may be required to achieve a particular grade in a specified GCSE subject or subjects as set out in our Sixth Form Course details brochure.

We also ask for a copy of a recent school report.

GDST Transfers

Transfers from other GDST schools will be arranged subject to a place being available and with the agreement of the Head.

For more information, please contact our  Admissions Manager, Miss Julia Howe.

E: j.howe@ncl.gdst.net

T: 0191 201 6511