Although the deadline for admissions for entry in September 2017 has now passed, if you’ve only just heard about EMS and are keen to apply, please contact Susie for advice: or telephone the school on 01392 429020.


To be eligible to join in 2017 you must be:

  • Resident within Cornwall, Devon, Dorset or Somerset* AND EITHER
  • Born between 1st September 2000 and 31st August 2001 OR
  • Born between 1st September 2001 and 31st August 2002 and in your final year of GCSEs.

You must also meet the minimum entry criteria, details on the Admissions Process page.

* Applicants from outside the school catchment area will only be considered if places remain once all students within the four counties have been considered.

Application Form

The application form for September 2017 entry is no longer available.  If you wish to make a late entry, email:

Important Dates for 2017 entry

Note: Important dates September 2018 entry are available under the ‘Entry September 2018’ tab:


30th September  Admissions Open
1st October  Taster Day 1 – click the link for further information
5th November  Taster Day 2 – click the link for further information
3rd December  Taster Day 3 – click the link for further information
5th December  Application Deadline for those wishing to attend an Entrance  Test Preparation Workshop
7th January  Workshops: Entrance Test Preparation
30th January  Application Deadline
4th February  Entrance Test
W/C 6th February  Invitations for Interviews
14th & 15th February  Interviews
W/C 6th March  Conditional Offers made this week
24th March  Deadline for accepting Conditional Offers and Application Deadline for  Accommodation
3rd July  New Student Information Day



 Admissions Policy

pdfsmall Admissions Policy entry 2017

pdfsmallAdmissions Policy entry 2018 (DRAFT – subject to Governing Board approval)