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Admission is based upon performance in entrance tests and personal interview. Places are awarded based on academic merit and potential. 

Places sometimes become available in all year groups across both the Junior and Senior schools when families move out of the area for example. Please do contact the Admissions department to find out whether a vacancy currently exists. 

We welcome applications from sisters of girls who already attend the school. However, places are allocated on merit only.

A limited number of means-tested bursaries are available for up to 100 per cent of school fees for pupils moving into Year 7 or Year 12. Parents are encouraged to contact the Registrar, Mrs Kate Hebblethwaite for details on how to apply.

4+ (Reception) Entry

All applications must be received by Wednesday 29 November 2017

  • Please register your daughter by sending us a completed application form and a cheque for the £100 registration fee. Application forms can be downloaded from the bottom of this page, or please do contact us if you would prefer us to send you a copy in the post.
  • Please note, your daughter must be 4 years old by 31 August 2018 to be eligible for entry in September 2018.

10 January 2018

  • Assessments take place at our Junior School. This is a friendly, informal assessment which takes about one and a half hours.

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7+ (Year 3) Entry

Applications must be received by Wednesday 29 November 2017

  • Please register your daughter by sending us a completed application form and a cheque for the £100 registration fee. Application forms can be downloaded from the bottom of this page.
  • Please note, your daughter must be 7 years old by 31 August 2018 to be eligible for entry in September 2018.
  • Assessments take place at our Junior School in January 2018.
  • This is a friendly, informal assessment which takes about 3 hours. 
  • Girls are asked to complete papers in English, Mathematics and Non Verbal Reasoning.

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11+ (Year 7) Entry

All applications must be received by Thursday 16 November 2017 by 4pm 

  • Please register your daughter by sending us a completed application form and a cheque for the £100 registration fee. Application forms can be downloaded from the bottom of this page, or please do contact us if you would prefer us to send you a copy in the post. 

7 December 2017

  • Every applicant is invited to an interview. This is a friendly, informal session to help us to get to know the girls better.
  • At this stage, we will also contact your daughter’s current school to find out a little more about her.

10 January 2018

  • We invite all candidates to sit examinations in English and Mathematics. The papers last one hour and 15 minutes. We try to ensure this process is as relaxed as possible.
  • Please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the syllabus for the 11+ entry tests.
  • A number of academic, music and sport scholarships are awarded each year. These are up to a maximum of 50 per cent of fees.
  • Please note that only candidates who sit the examination papers on this day can be considered for an academic scholarship. (There is no separate academic scholarship paper.)
  • A limited number of means-tested bursaries are available for up to 100 per cent of school fees for pupils moving into Year 7. Parents are encouraged to contact the school office for details on how to apply.

Early February 2018

  • Offer letters are sent out.

Early March 2018

  • Closing date for acceptances.
  • We will ask all successful applicants to confirm that they would like to accept the place by returning the acceptance form along with a deposit of £1000.

Early June 2018

  • We invite girls to join our Getting to Know You Day. This is an opportunity for those girls and families new to our school to get to know us better. 

Mid June 2018

  • We invite all girls about to begin year 7 to a Let’s Get Started event.
  • Your daughter will be able to meet their new form tutor as well as the other girls joining her in Year 7. 

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Please return completed application forms to:

Admissions Office

Putney High School

35 Putney Hill

London

SW15 6BH

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Sixth Form (Year 12) Entry

All applications for Sixth Form (Year 12) September 2018 Entry must be received by Friday 20 October 2017

  • Putney High School has one of the top sixth forms in London. We seek intelligent, articulate and enthusiastic students who would relish the academic and extra- curricular challenges that Putney High School has to offer.
  • Places are offered following an interview with a member of the Sixth Form team.  All offers are conditional on candidates achieving at least three (i)GCSEs at grade 8 or 9 (or A* in unreformed subjects), and at least three (i)GCSEs at grade 7 (or A in unreformed subjects).   Candidates must have achieved at least a grade 6 (or B) in English and Mathematics if these are not to be chosen for further study.  For subjects new to the Sixth Form, there are specific requirements which can be found in the A Level Choices handbook.  For those students who wish to pursue more than 3 full A Level subjects including Further Mathematics, the entry requirements may be higher.  Interviews will take place during the Autumn Term 2017.

Sixth Form (Year 12) Scholarships – September 2018 Entry

  • A number of sixth form scholarships are awarded in the following categories: academic, art, drama, design technology, music and sport. Scholarships in modern foreign languages and science are available to internal candidates. Scholarships can be up to a maximum of 50 per cent of fees.  Please note the deadline for scholarship applications is Friday 20 October 2017.  The scholarship examination day will be held on Monday 13 November 2017.  2018 Scholarship Registration forms are available on the website. This will need to be completed in addition to the Sixth Form Application Form and Supplementary Sheet.

Sixth Form (Year 12) Open Days – September 2018 Entry

  • Sixth Form open events will be held on Saturday 14 October 2017 11.45am - 1pm 
  • E-ticketing is now open. 
  • Please note that these events are only suitable for those interested in joining the school for Sixth Form in September 2018.  

Summer 2018

  • All new sixth form students are invited to a ‘Welcome to the Sixth Form’ Day after GCSE examinations. This provides an opportunity for you to meet other new girls and girls from current Year 11, attend a mini ‘Freshers Fair’ where current Sixth Form students will promote their societies to you, and find out what the first week of the Autumn Term has in store.
     
  • Application forms can be downloaded from the bottom of this page.  For more information about entry into our sixth form, please contact the Admissions Office via email or on 020 8788 4886.  

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Occasional Vacancies in the Junior School
  • From time to time, vacancies do arise in year groups because parents move out of the area, for example. If you are considering a place other than at 4+ or 7+ entry, please contact Mrs Linda Carmichael via email or call 020 8788 6523. 
  • Assessments for Occasional Vacancies will take place in January, if applicable.

Occasional Vacancies in the Senior School and entry at other times
  • We do sometimes have vacancies in other year groups. If you would like a place for your daughter but she does not fit within the usual 11+ Entry point, please contact the Registrar, Mrs Kate Hebblethwaite via email or on 020 8788 4886, prior to submitting an application form.

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