As part of the application process:
Children are welcome to join us for assessment and entrance test dates throughout the year (at a time and date to suit you). However, to ensure we can guarantee your child a place for the forthcoming school year we would recommend that you contact us as soon as possible to register your child for an assessment/entrance test.
Children are welcome to join us for Assessment dates throughout the year (at a time and date to suit you). However, to ensure we can guarantee your child a place in our Junior School for the forthcoming school year we would recommend that you contact us as soon as possible to register your child.
For children joining us in September 2018, assessments dates are:
Our process of selection and admissions for our Senior School is designed to confirm that applicants have the potential to cope with a curricular that is designed to stretch academic potential. The whole process aims to put children at their ease and to assess both what they can do and what they might do given the academic and extra-curricular opportunities that Wolverhampton Grammar School can offer them.
The school strives to set and maintain a constant academic standard of entry (via an entrance test). There is no quota system, nor any minimum or maximum number of places to be offered, though late applicants may not be able to be considered if the available places are already full. We always ask your current school for a most recent school report.
Entry at Year 7 and above is via the entrance test. The entrance test includes short papers in:
Students are welcome to join us for an entrance test throughout the year (at a time and date to suit you). However, to ensure we can guarantee your child a place in our Senior School for the forthcoming school year or to consider your application for a Scholarship or financial assistance (Bursary) we would recommend that you contact us as soon as possible and/or register your child to sit our main entrance test date in January. For September 2018 entry, our Year 7 Entrance Test is on Saturday 13th January 2018.
Students who are successful in the entrance test will be offered a place. If your child has been awarded a Scholarship or bursary support you will be notified at the same time.
To secure a place in our Sixth Form a student should expect to meet the following minimum entry requirements:
Return the Sixth Form Registration form, indicating predicted grades (or actual grades if known) to our Admissions Registrar. Registration Forms can also be sent direct to your home address. You should also include a letter to support your application, outlining:
All candidates will also be interviewed by a member of the Sixth Form tutor team and we will request a reference from your current school.
To register your child for an assessment or entrance test please download the relevant registration form:
Alternatively, contact the Admissions Registrar by post, telephone or email:
address: Wolverhampton Grammar School, Compton Road, Wolverhampton WV3 9RB
telephone: 01902 422939 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A registration fee of £25 is required with each application when you return your Registration Form (please note this is non-refundable). Please send the registration fee with your form and letter as we are unable to register your application until the registration fee is received.
We occasionally have spaces available in the current school year. Please contact the Admissions Registrar for more information on 01902 422939 or email@example.com