Choosing a school for your son or daughter is a major decision. We appreciate that you will want to take time to look around and meet the teachers, heads and pupils to learn as much about Claires Court as you can before you come to any conclusion. Please feel free to call the Registrar if you have any queries. Here’s a step by step guide of the admissions process:
Visit the School
- Open Events are held several times a term, with specific Nursery, Junior, Senior and Sixth Form dates at certain times of the year.
- Personal tours can be arranged at a time to suit, please contact the Registrar to book yours.
To register please complete the relevant Registration Form and send payment of your £100 non-refundable Registration Fee.
Scholarships are available for children entering into Years 7 to 9 and Year 12. Once your child is registered you will automatically be sent the Scholarship information when it is published.
There are no formal entrance exams. Pupils are interviewed or visited in their current setting and reports/references are requested from their current school, these arrangements vary depending on the age of your child.
Year 1 to Year 6
Year 7 and above
Your son or daughter will be invited for an interview with the Head and/or Senior Staff. Interviews are on-going and take place from mid-November, in date order of registration. By the time of interview we will have received a reference from your child’s school along with any other specialist reports.
The format of the interview varies, depending on when we receive an application and the year of entry. More details are given with the interview invitation. There is no need for your child to feel nervous! It is our opportunity to find out more about their interests and strengths; for them to discuss with us their ambitions and school life to date, as well as answering any questions they may have.
Years 1 and above
Following a successful interview/trial day and assessment, along with receipt of satisfactory references, a formal offer will be sent.
If we are unable to offer a place the Registration Fee is non-refundable.
To accept the offer, you will need to complete and return the Acceptance Form together with a £500 deposit.
Please contact the Registrar if you have any queries regarding this process, 01628 327710 email@example.com