Joining us in 2018/2019

Many parents are looking for places either for an immediate start or as soon as possible thereafter. Registrations are being made by parents of children due to join in 2018 and 2019, and early registration is highly advised.  To register, download the Registration Form below and send it to the School Office with your registration fee of £40.

Places are extremely limited throughout the school and you will need to contact Ms Stephanie Miller, our Admissions Registrar, on 020 8529 4307 or by email to admissions@normanhurstschool.co.uk to discuss your child’s entry.

Our usual intake points are as follows:

Lower Kindergarten (ages 2½ to 3) and Upper Kindergarten (ages 3½ to 4)

  • Taster sessions are arranged for prospective children whose families have registered them with us.
  • Sessions will last for between 40 and 60 minutes, and will mainly consist of informal play-based activities observed by members of the Early Years team.
  • Offers will be sent if children successfully pass our entrance criteria.
  • Acceptances should be returned within 2 weeks of receipt of the offer.

Reception (ages 4½ to 5)

  • Taster sessions are arranged for prospective children whose families have registered them with us.
  • Taster sessions will last for between 60 and 70 minutes and will mainly consist of informal activities, with some more focused tasks observed by members of the Early Years team.
  • Offers will be sent if children successfully pass our entrance criteria.
  • Acceptances should be returned within 2 weeks of receipt of the offer.

Years 1 to 6 (ages 5½ to 10½)

  • Children will be invited to spend a long morning in school at a mutually convenient time.
  • The morning will include formal academic assessments in English, Maths and Non-Verbal Reasoning, with additional informal classroom observations.
  • Offers will be sent if children successfully pass our entrance criteria.
  • Acceptances should be returned within 2 weeks of receipt of the offer.

Years 7 to 9 (ages 11 to 14)

  • Children will be invited to spend a long morning in school either during the official Entrance Examination day or another time.
  • The morning will include formal entrance examinations with papers in English, Maths and Non-Verbal Reasoning, with additional informal classroom observations and formal interviews.
  • Offers will be sent if children successfully pass our entrance criteria.
  • Acceptances should be returned within 2 weeks of receipt of the offer.

Please note that we do not normally take pupils into Years 10 or 11.

For further details on how to join please see the Admissions Procedures page.