Entry Procedure

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All applicants will complete entrance examinations and may also be interviewed or invited to attend an activity session (7+ entry). All entrance examinations include Mathematics and English and at 11+ these tests also cover verbal and non-verbal reasoning.  For entry to the Sixth Form applicants take papers in the subjects which they propose to study in the Sixth Form.  Specimen papers are not provided.

Occasional Vacancy applicants for the Junior School follow the same admissions process as the 7+ entrants.  Applicants into the Senior School (for years 8, 9 & 10) sit entrance examinations in Maths, English and one Modern Foreign Language (French, German or Spanish) and may also be interviewed.

Please note: LEH does not support or encourage tutoring prior to the entrance examinations nor do we support or endorse any tutor. 

Applications are accepted during the year prior to the proposed year of admission to the school.  Therefore, for entry in September 2020, applications should be submitted before 10th October 2019 for entry to the Sixth Form and before 1st December 2019 for all other points of admission.

Entrance Exam Dates

Junior School

The entrance examination to join the Junior School in Years 3, 4, 5, or 6 will take place on Monday, 6th January 2020. Candidates may be invited to participate in the group activity assessment and those dates will be advised in due course.

Senior School

For entry to the Senior School in Years 7, 8, 9 or 10 the entrance exam will be held on Tuesday, 7th January 2020. Candidates may be invited for interview and those dates will be advised in due course. 

Sixth Form

Applications to join LEH Sixth Form in September 2020 should be received in school between 1st March and 10th October 2019.  The entrance examination will take place at school on Friday 8th November 2019; those invited for subsequent interviews will be asked to attend on Friday 22nd November 2019.

 

admissions process for september 2020 entry

Please click on the tabs below for additional information on each point of entry. 

7+ Admissions Process

Summary of 7+ Admissions Process for September 2020 entry

Opportunity to attend an open event:

Autumn Term 2019

Complete and return application form before:

1st December 2019

Entrance exam/asssessment:

Monday 6th January 2020

1st stage results letters issued:

Friday 10th January 2020

Group activity sessions:

16th and 17th January 2020

Offer letters posted to candidates:

end January 2020

Acceptance deadline:

9am Thursday 13th February 2020

Joining Information sent to parents:

May 2020

Visit to LEH for the morning:

Friday 19th June 2020

New Form I girls start school:

Wednesday 2nd September 2020

11+ Admissions Process

Summary of 11+ Admissions Process for September 2020 entry

Opportunity to attend an open event:

Autumn Term 2019

Complete and return application form:

Before 1st December 2019

Entrance exam:

Tuesday 7th January 2020

1st stage results letters issued:

16th January 2020

Interviews:

28th, 29th & 30th January 2020

Possible music scholarship audition:

29th & 30th January 2020

Offer letters posted to candidates:

21st February 2020

Acceptance deadline:

12 noon Tuesday 3rd March 2020

New Thirds induction day:

Thursday 25th June 2020

New Thirds start at school:

Wednesday 2nd September 2020

Optional Thirds team-building trip:

16th - 18th October 2020 (provisional)

16+ Admissions Process

Summary of 16+ Admissions Process for September 2020 entry

Opportunity to attend Sixth Form Taster Day:

1st July 2019

Opportunity to attend Sixth Form Open Evening:

19th September 2019

Complete and return application form:

before 10th October 2019

Entrance exam:

Friday 8th November 2019

1st stage results letters emailed:

Tuesday 19th November 2019

Interviews:

Friday 22nd November 2019

Possible music scholarship audition:

Friday 22nd November 2019

Offer letters posted to candidates:

Early December 2019

Acceptance deadline:

9am Friday 13th December 2019

Lower Sixth briefing meeting:

mid-June 2020, exact date to be confirmed

New Lower Sixth start at school:

Wednesday 2nd September 2020