For Entry September 2018

Year 12 Interviews and Scholarship Essays – Saturday 25 November and 2 December 2017

Entry to Sixth Form is dependent on GCSE grades, an Interview with the Headmaster and a School Report. If pupils are applying for an Academic or All Rounder Scholarship they will be invited to attend an assessment on either 25 November or 2 December 2017.

Scholarships

• Queen’s (Academic) – Attend Saturday 25 November or Saturday 2 December 2017
 All-Rounder – Attend Saturday 25 November or Saturday 2 December 2017.  These scholarships are for pupils who do well academically and contribute outstandingly to sport or drama or music etc.
• Music – submission of a form by 17 November 2017 then those shortlisted will be invited to audition later in November
• Sport – submission of a form by 17 November 2017 then those shortlisted will be invited for an assessment on Tuesday 28 November 2017

For further information, please contact the Admissions Office on 01473 408300 or email admissions@ipswich.school

 

Year 7 Entrance Exam – Tuesday 23 January 2018

Reasoning, Maths and English – the day includes visit to our tuck shop, a tour of the school as well as lunch for pupils and parents.

Scholarships
 • Queen’s (Academic) - all pupils who sit the exam are considered for this scholarship
 • Art – submission of a portfolio by 5 January 2018 and those pupils shortlisted will have an assessment in the Art Studio on 18 January 2018
 • Music – submission of a form by 5 January 2018 and those pupils shortlisted will be invited to audition week commencing 15 January 2018
 • Sport – submission of a form by 10 November 2017 then those pupils shortlisted will be invited for an assessment day on 27 November 2017

Means-tested Bursaries – financial assistance is available for families who could not otherwise afford the school fees. Bursaries are reviewed on an annual basis and take into account both income and assets.

School Report is requested from current school in December. 

Offers, including the results of the scholarships and bursaries, are made at the beginning of February. The Headmaster likes to meet all pupils and parents prior to making an offer.

For further information, please contact the Admissions Office on 01473 408300 or email admissions@ipswich.school 

 

Year 9 Entrance and Scholarship Exams - Tuesday 6 March 2018 for all candidates and Wednesday 7 March 2018 for Queen’s (Academic) Scholars only

Reasoning, English and Maths for all candidates – refreshments are provided on both days. Pupils applying for an Academic Scholarship will spend two days doing tests and will also have interviews with the Headmaster and Head of Middle School during the time that they are with us.

Scholarships
• Queen’s (Academic) – pupils also sit papers in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, a Modern Foreign Language, Philosophy, Religion and Ethics, Geography, History and Latin plus a Maths extension paper
• All Rounder – additional information in support of an All Rounder application should be submitted by mid-February 2018
• Art – submission of portfolio by 12 January 2018 and those pupils shortlisted will have an assessment in the Art Studio on 25 January 2018
Music – scholarship forms to be submitted by 12 January 2018 and those pupils shortlisted will be invited to audition week commencing 22 January 2018
 
Common Entrance – this is arranged by their current school at the beginning of June. However, those Common Entrance candidates wanting an Art or Music Scholarship can apply for these and still sit the Common Entrance tests in June. Those Common Entrance pupils wanting a Means-Tested Bursary have to sit the entrance exams in March as all awards are agreed in March.

Means-tested Busaries - financial assistance available for families who could not otherwise afford the school fees. Bursaries are reviewed on an annual basis and take into account both income and assets.

School Report is requested from current school in February.

Offers, including the results of the scholarships and bursaries, are made in early March. The Headmaster likes to meet all pupils and parents prior to making an offer.

Common Entrance candidates who have applied for Art or Music Scholarships will be given the outcome of their scholarship application in March with the condition that they pass their Common Entrance exams in June.

For further information, please contact the Admissions Office on 01473 408300 or email admissions@ipswich.school