Applications for entry in September 2018 are currently open.

To be eligible to join in 2018 you must be:

  • Resident within Cornwall, Devon, Dorset or Somerset* AND EITHER
  • Born between 1st September 2001 and 31st August 2002 OR
  • Born between 1st September 2002 and 31st August 2003 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

Applications are made on-line only.  Please click here for the form.

Please visit our Curriculum tab for detailed information about what you can study at EMS.  You may find this helpful when making an application.

For any queries, please email admissions@exetermathematicsschool.ac.uk

Important Dates for 2018 entry


30th September  Admissions Open
30th September Taster Day 1 – click here for more info or to book a spot 
11th November  Taster Day 2 – click here for more info or to book a spot
2nd December  Taster Day 3 – click here for more info or to book a spot 
4th December  Application Deadline for those wishing to attend an Entrance Test Preparation Workshop
6th January  Workshops: Entrance Test Preparation
29th January  Application Deadline
3rd February  Entrance Test
w/c 5th February  Invitations for Interviews
13th & 14th February  Interviews
w/c 5th March  Conditional Offers made this week
23rd March  Deadline for accepting Conditional Offers and Application Deadline for  Accommodation
Summer term   New Student Information Day – date TBC

 Admissions Policy

Admissions Policy 2018