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 2019, applications should be submitted before 10th October 2018 for entry to the Sixth Form and before 1st December 2018 for all other points of admission.

The entrance examination to join the Junior School in Years 3, 4, 5, or 6 will take place on Monday, 7th January 2019. Candidates may be invited to participate in the group activity assessment on 17th or 18th January 2019.

For entry to the Senior School in Years 7, 8, 9 or 10 it will be held on Tuesday, 8th January 2019. Candidates may be invited for interview on 24th, 25th or 28th January 2019. 

For 2019 entry to the Sixth Form the entrance examination will take place in on Friday 9th November 2018. Candidates may be invited for an interview day on Friday 23rd November 2018.

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