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Our Admissions Team have put together a selection of FAQs should any of these queries have crossed your mind whilst viewing our Virtual Tour.
It is possible to arrange individual visits, though these are carefully regulated due to the present situation and take place outside school hours. Please discuss with our Admissions Team if interested
A non-refundable registration fee is payable which is £100 per applicant or £250 per overseas applicant.
There are no deadline dates.
Assessments for the Junior School take place throughout the year.
Assessments for each year group are carried out remotely by way of a Google Meet.
The assessment process for Nursery, Reception, Years 1 and 2 is fairly informal and consists of one-to-one focused activities with a teacher online.
For entry into Years 3 and above girls complete written assessments in English and Mathematics and have an informal online meeting with a teacher.
For entry into Years 1 and above, we ask you for a copy of your daughter’s most up to date school report.
We aim to get back to you within a week of the assessment taking place.
We require a Parent Contract signed by you as parents together with a non-refundable deposit of £1,000. Please note that £500 is credited to the first term’s fees and £500 is refunded at the end of your daughter’s education with us.
Yes, although entry to Year 6 is only considered in exceptional circumstances.
Girls must be at least 3 years of age to start in Nursery and most girls join in the September following their third birthday. However, there is flexibility to accept applications for a pre-Nursery place should this be considered appropriate for your daughter.
Our Nursery is full time but during term time only. However, there is flexibility to agree a start in Nursery with a minimum attendance of three full days, term time only.
Year 6 Junior School pupils are assessed for the move to Year 7 of the Senior School as part of our ongoing in-house assessment process.
8.30 am to 3.30 pm for Nursery to Year 2 and 8.30 am to 3.45 pm for Year 3 to Year 6.
We offer 15 hours.
We accept childcare vouchers for payment of qualifying charges, i.e. school fees up to the age of 5 years and activities that take place on school premises and outside of school hours.
Yes, we offer before school care from 7.30 am to 8.30 am at a cost of £4 per session and after school care from 3.30 pm to 6.00 pm at a cost of £9 per session.
No, bursaries are not available in the Junior School.
No, scholarships are not available in the Junior School.
We offer a 5% sibling discount for the eldest daughter when three students attend The Abbey at the same time.