Entry Procedure

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.  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 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.

The application form for September 2020 entry will be made available here on 1st March 2019. 

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. 

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

For 2020 entry to the Sixth Form the entrance examination will take place in early November 2019, the date will be advised in due course.

Please click on the links below for additional information on each point of entry. Since the admissions process for September 2019 is still active all dates shown relate to September 2019 entry, the dates in the process flowcharts will be updated to reflrect September 2020 entry in the Summer term.