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4+ Entry (Reception) 2022/23

Welcome

We are delighted you would like to learn more about our Junior school. We have set out below the five main steps showing how to join us. If you would prefer to talk through the admissions process, please contact me directly.

Ms L. Whitaker-Smith, Registrar

Visit Us

The best way to discover what life is really like at school is to join us at one of our Junior Open Days. These offer a unique opportunity on a normal day at school to find out what life is like as a pupil at Notting Hill & Ealing Junior School. Here you will have a tour from our Junior School pupils, get the chance to see the school in action and hear from our Head of Junior School, Ms Kate Bevan and Deputy Head, Mrs Nicola Pitt.

 

 

Register

We hope you and your daughter will have enjoyed visiting the school and are interested in becoming part of our amazing school community. We’d love you to join us! The next stage is to apply for a 4+ place through our easy to use online application process.

An academically excellent school that nurtures its pupils and helps them to develop into happy, confident girls.

Assessment

Assessment takes place in late November or early December.

Joining the Junior School at 4+ is selective and the offer of a place is based on an informal ‘play’ assessment in small groups of up to four girls (at this stage we do not expect girls to have any formal education or knowledge).

Offers & Acceptances

Offers are sent out by email before Christmas.

Acceptances to be made by mid-January.

Before the first day

2023 Autumn Term Starts: 6th September

In the summer term before starting school our new Reception pupils are invited to come into school for a fun morning where they will get to see their new classrooms and meet their new teachers and classmates. We also hold an informal evening event at school for new Reception parents to give them the chance to meet each other and their daughters’ new form teachers.

Awarded: Independent Girls’ School of the Year 2020

Rated: EXCELLENT in all areas in the ISI Inspection Report 2022

Awarded: Senior School of the Year 2021

7+ Entry (Year 3) 2022/23

Welcome

We are delighted you would like to learn more about our Junior school. We have set out below the five main steps showing how to join us. If you would prefer to talk through the admissions process, please contact me directly.

Ms L. Whitaker-Smith, Registrar

Visit Us

The best way to discover what life is really like at school is to join us at one of our Junior Open Days. These offer a unique opportunity on a normal day at school to find out what life is like as a pupil at Notting Hill & Ealing Junior School. Here you will have a tour from our Junior School pupils, get the chance to see the school in action and hear from our Head of Junior School, Ms Kate Bevan and Deputy Head, Mrs Nicola Pitt.

Register

Deadline for 2023 entry is 9th December 2022.

We hope you and your daughter will have enjoyed visiting the school and are interested in becoming part of our amazing school community. We’d love you to join us! The next stage is to apply for a 7+ place through our easy to use online application process.

Entrance Test & Interviews

Assessment date: 20th January 2023

Joining the Junior School at 7+ is based on entrance tests in English, Maths and reasoning, and a school reference. Girls who do well in the test will be invited back for a short, informal interview and have the chance to look around the school.

An academically excellent school that nurtures its pupils and helps them to develop into happy, confident girls.

Offers & Acceptances

Assessments take place in the Spring term and we aim to offer places by the February half term.

Before the first day

2023 Autumn Term Starts: 6th September

In the summer term before starting our new Year 3 girls pupils are invited to come into school where they will get to see their new classrooms and meet their new teachers and classmates. We also hold an informal evening event at school for new Year 3 parents to give them the chance to meet each other and their daughters’ new form teachers.

Awarded: Independent Girls’ School of the Year 2020

Rated: EXCELLENT in all areas in the ISI Inspection Report 2022

Awarded: Senior School of the Year 2021

11+ Entry (Year 7) 2022/23

Welcome

We are delighted that you would like to learn more about our school. We have set out below the five main steps showing how to join us. If you would prefer to talk through the admissions process, or find out more about bursaries and scholarships available for students joining our Senior School, please do contact me directly.

Ms L. Whitaker-Smith, Registrar

Visit Us

The best way to discover what life is really like at school is to join us at one of our Open Days.

Here you and your daughter will get the chance to see the school in action on a tour by our current students, as well as hearing from our Headmaster and Head Girls’ Team.

Register

We hope you and your daughter will have enjoyed visiting the school and are interested in becoming part of our amazing school community.

We’d love you to join us! The next stage is to apply for an 11+ place through our easy to use online application process. You can also apply for an 11+ Bursary or Scholarship at this stage.

Registrations for 2024 entry will open on our website in May 2023.  Please do check back then.

Entrance Test & Interviews

Entrance test: Tuesday 6th December 2022
Interview: Friday 13th January 2023

Joining the Senior School at 11+ is selective and involves written tests and an interview. We are part of the London 11+ Consortium and for 2023 entry, the Consortium schools will be using a bespoke, online entrance test. Our entrance test seeks to discover a child’s potential in creative and critical thinking, analysis, synthesis and problem-solving.

The test will be 100 minutes in length, with a break part-way through and can be taken in a student’s current school, or at one of the Consortium schools to which she has applied.

All applicants are interviewed to allow us to gather as much information as possible about each applicant, and we do all we can to put students at ease so they can perform to the best of their abilities on the day.

An academically excellent school that nurtures its pupils and helps them to develop into happy, confident girls.

Offers & Acceptances

Offer letters will be sent out by post on 9th February 2023 and will also be emailed to parents on 10th February 2023, with a deadline of midday on Monday 6th March 2023 by which to accept the place.

Before the first day

2023 Autumn Term Starts: 6th September

In the summer term we hold an informal evening event at school for new joiners and their parents to give students the chance to meet their new form tutors and start to make new friends. During the summer holidays we also hold a pre-season sports training open to all new Year 7s, giving them the chance to get to know each other a bit more, meet our PE Department and have fun playing sport.

Awarded: Independent Girls’ School of the Year 2020

Rated: EXCELLENT in all areas in the ISI Inspection Report 2022

Awarded: Senior School of the Year 2021

16+ Entry (Sixth Form) 2022/23

Welcome

We are delighted you would like to learn more about our school. We have set out below the five main steps showing how to join us.

If you would prefer to talk through the admissions process, or find out more about bursaries and scholarships available for students joining our Sixth Form, please contact me directly.

Ms L. Whitaker-Smith, Registrar

Visit Us

The best way to discover what life is really like in our Sixth Form is to join us at one of our Sixth Form Open Events. Here you will get the chance to visit our Sixth Form Centre and Senior School, talk to our Head of Sixth Form and subject tutors, as well as hear from our Headmaster and meet other students.

If you would like to arrange a tour at another point during the year, please email our Admissions team and we will be happy to help.

Register

Registration for 2023 entry has now officially closed. We may still be able to accept an application but please contact the Admissions team in the first instance on 020 8991 2165. 

We hope you will have enjoyed visiting the school and are interested in becoming part of our amazing Sixth Form community. We’d love you to join us! The next step is to apply for a 16+ place through our easy to use online application process.

You can also apply for a Sixth Form Bursary or Scholarship at this stage.

Entrance Test & Interviews

Entrance test: Friday 11th November 2022
Interviews: Wednesday 23rd November 2022

Students are selected for Sixth Form entry based on written assessments, predicted GCSE grades, a reference from your current school and subject interviews. These usually take place in November/December.

An academically excellent school that nurtures its pupils and helps them to develop into happy, confident girls.

Offers & Acceptances

Offer letters will be sent out by email and post in December and are conditional upon GCSE grades with a specified deadline by which to accept the place.

Before the first day

2023 Autumn Term Starts: 6th September

Our new Sixth Formers are invited along to special orientation days in July to meet everyone so that when you start in September you’ll feel at home.

Awarded: Senior School of the Year 2021

Rated: EXCELLENT in all areas in the ISI Inspection Report 2022

Awarded: Independent Girls’ School of the Year 2020

Occasional Places at NHEHS

Applying for Occasional Places

We sometimes have occasional places available in Junior and Senior School and are happy to welcome students into most year groups in the school other than at our standard 4+, 7+, 11+ and 16+ entry points.

We currently have a few places in Year 3 and in Year 9. 

If you are interested in an occasional place, please get in touch with me directly to talk through the admissions process and waiting lists for the Junior and Senior year groups.

Ms L. Whitaker-Smith, Registrar

Contact Ms Whitaker-Smith

Junior School

From time to time we have spaces within year groups 1, 2, 4 or 5.  As these vacancies arise, we will contact applicants on our waiting list and make arrangements for them to take the entrance test for that year group. We do not generally admit into Year 6. We hold a number of assessment mornings during the school year. 

Join our Occasional Places waiting list by registering an enquiry for an Occasional Vacancy via OpenApply here. This ensures you will be automatically updated if a place becomes available.

Senior School

We sometimes have places available in Years 8, 9 or 10. Assessment for these year groups consists of written papers in Maths, English and a Modern Foreign Language (French, German, Spanish or Mandarin), an interview (subject to performance in the written papers) and a reference from the applicant’s current school. We only accept students into Year 10 at the start of the academic year and do not admit into Year 11.

Join our Occasional Places waiting list by registering an enquiry for an Occasional Vacancy via OpenApply here. This ensures you will be automatically updated if a place becomes available.

Before your first day

Once you have accepted your occasional place, we aim to invite new students to come in for a day before they start, to spend the day with their Form group. They will be allocated buddies for the day and for their first couple of weeks in school.

Awarded: Independent Girls’ School of the Year 2020

Rated: EXCELLENT in all areas in the ISI Inspection Report 2022

Awarded: Senior School of the Year 2021