28th March 2017
Start looking at school options.
Speak to teachers and get a realistic picture of your child's strengths and interests.
If necessary, get school recommendations and advice from an independent consultant.
Arrange to visit potential schools, either on Open Days or as a private visit.
Consider a Summer School for your child to help prepare for entrance tests.
|July/August 2017||Decide which schools to formally apply to, complete registration form(s) and pay registration fees (normally £100-300 per school)|
Second chance to visit schools and/or attend Open Days.
Ensure that registration procedures are completed.
Finalise preparation for entrance tests and interviews.
|November 2017||Entrance exams and interviews are held at the beginning/middle of November either at the school or at authorised locations overseas.|
|December 2017||Offers are sent out and you are usually given 2-3 weeks to respond and accept or decline a place.|
|Jan - July 2018||Any remaining places are filled during the remainder of the academic year. Some schools run a second round of entrance tests.|
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