The King's (The Cathedral) School


Years 3 and 7 Entry

When will I know whether my child has a place at The King’s School?

All places will be offered by the Local Authority on our behalf on National Offers day, which for Year 7 is normally 1 March. For Year 3 applications it is normally 16 April.

Entrance Examination FAQs

Musical Auditions FAQs

General FAQs

Post-16 Entry

Can I visit the School?

The best opportunity to visit the School is on the Post-16 Evening, which takes place in early November. Prospective students and their parents/carers will get to hear talks about the admission process and life at The King’s School, tour the School and talk to teachers and current Post-16 students.

When will I hear if I have been offered a place?

Provisional offers of places will be made by the end of February.

Do I have to take a test or attend an interview as part of the selection process?

No, offers are made based on predicted GCSE grades as given in the Admissions Policy/Criteria.

Do I need to send copies of any exam certificates that I already have gained as part of my application?

No. Once we have received your application we will contact your current school for your predicted GCSE grades and suitability for A Level study.