Application Form for 2025 entry

Our Application Form is not yet open for September 2025 Entry. Please complete our Expression of Interest Form if you wish to be informed when the application form is open, and when Taster Days are available to book.

We welcome applications after the deadline. If you apply late and are successful in the Entrance Test and Interview, you would be considered after other successful applicants, and go into the waiting pool until a place becomes available.

If you are interested in applying for September 2026 or later, please fill in our Expression of Interest Form, and we will contact you when we are holding admissions events for your year group.

Important Dates for 2025 entry

September Application Form opens – please complete our Expression of Interest Form to be contacted when this happens
Saturday 19 October – morning Taster Day 1
Saturday 19 October – afternoon Taster Day 2
Saturday 30 November – morning Taster Day 3
Saturday 30 November – afternoon Taster Day 4
Sunday 8 December Application Deadline (11.59pm)
Saturday 25 January Entrance Test (In School)
Saturday 8 March Interviews (In School)
Mid-March – TBC Conditional Offers
Saturday 22 March Boarding Information Day
Saturday 22 March Late Admissions Mop-Up Day
Late March – TBC Acceptance of Place Deadline and Residential Application Deadline
Tuesday 1 July New Student Information Day
Thursday 21 August GCSE Results Day
Friday 22 August Enrolment Day and Boarding Moving In Day
Wednesday 27 August Alternative Boarding Moving In Day

September 2025 Entry

To be eligible to join in 2025 you must be:

  • Resident within Cornwall, Devon, Dorset or Somerset* AND EITHER
  • Born between 1st September 2008 and 31st August 2009 OR
  • Born between 1st September 2009 and 31st August 2010 and in your final year of GCSEs.

In exceptional circumstances, applications will be considered from students born between 1st September 2007 and 31st August 2008.

You must also meet the minimum entry criteria, detailed on the ‘How It Works’ page.

*Applicants from outside the school catchment area will only be considered if places remain once all students within the four counties have been considered.

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