Applications for entry in September 2018 open early in the Autumn term 2017.

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.  On-line applications will open in late September when a link to the form will be posted here.

For any queries, please email

Important Dates for 2018 entry

30th September  Admissions Open
30th September Taster Day 1
11th November  Taster Day 2
2nd December  Taster Day 3
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

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