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Late Entrance 2023: Registration is now open until Monday 9 January

Year 8 and Year 9 Entry

You may now register your son for our next round of late entrance examinations for entry into Years 8 and 9 to be held on Thursday 2 February 2023 following which a waiting list will be established for possible intake 2023/24, subject to qualification and availability of places.  As an Academy, RGS administers its own late entrance testing - this is different to the Bucks Council 12+ or any testing arrangements other schools may have in place. 

For your information our testing is in English and Mathematics.  Each paper is 40 minutes long and consists of 35 multiple choice questions.  Boys have to pass both exams in order to qualify.  We do not provide sample papers and we would suggest that coaching or revision is unnecessary.

Please note that the testing does not imply that there are spaces but allows us to establish a waiting list of suitable boys should a place become available.

There is a lot of competition for places at the Royal Grammar School, particularly for entry into Year 8.  For your information, typically we receive in the region of 10 applications per place available.

If you wish to register for the entrance tests next year, please complete the attached registration form by Monday 9 January 2023.  You will receive further information after this date.  If you do not return a completed form no reminders will be sent and your son will not be invited to testing.

It is very important that you make us aware of any special needs or requirements and exceptional circumstances, using the relevant sections on the form, as it will be difficult to take these into account later in the process.

Year 10 Entry

The school exceeded its planned admission number (PAN) in September 2020 (Year 7).  As there are already 209 boys in this year group, we will not be scheduling a testing round for Year 10 day places commencing September 2023. You can apply for a Year 10 Boarding place.

Please click here to read our Admissions Policy.

Please complete the relevant form below for your son.

Kind regards

Admissions Team

Year 8 Day Place

Year 8 Boarding Place

Year 9 Day Place

Year 9 Boarding Place