Entry Procedure

The main points of entry to the school are at 7+ into the Junior School, 11+ into the Senior School and 16+ into the Sixth Form. 


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+ there is also a General Paper covering verbal and non-verbal reasoning and problem solving.  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.  The school contacts the current Head Teachers of applicants to request a reference.

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 2018, applications should be submitted between 1st March and 1st December 2017, and before the relevant deadline for applications. 

The deadline for applications to join the school in September 2018 is Friday, 1st December 2017 for 7+ and 11+ entry. The deadline for applications to join the Senior School at 16+ in September 2018 has now passed.

Please click here to go to the Application Form. 

The entrance examination to join the Junior School in Years 3, 4, 5, or 6 will take place on Thursday, 4th January 2018. Candidates may be invited to participate in the group activity assessment and those dates will be advised in due course. 

For entry to the Senior School in Years 7, 8, 9 or 10 it will be held on Wednesday, 3rd January 2018. Candidates may be invited for interview and those dates will be advised in due course. 

For 2018 entry to the Sixth Form the entrance examination will take place on Friday 10th November 2017.

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