Early Years Entry 2022

If you are interested in your daughter joining the School for the remainder of this academic year or Autumn Term 2022, please submit an application form on our website.  Once we receive your application we will contact you to make arrangements for your daughter to attend a pre-entry assessment in Nursery.

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 2022
(where places available)

If you are interested in your daughter joining the School for the remainder of this academic year or Autumn Term 2022, please submit an application form on our website.  Once we receive your application we will contact you to make arrangements for your daughter’s assessment.

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

Year 7 Entry 2022 – Saturday 15 January 2022

(We are no longer accepting applications for Bursaries and Exhibition Awards)

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.
  • An interview with a member of the teaching staff .

Places are offered to girls who meet our entry requirement.

Year 8, 9 and 10 Entry 2022

Date of next Examination – Tuesday 1 February 2022

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.
  • An interview with a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Places are offered to girls who meet our entry requirement.

 Year 12 Entry 2022

For Year 12 entry an interview with the Head and Director of Sixth Form will be arranged once an application form is received.

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