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St Columba's College Prep School

Admission to all classes in the Prep School is by informal assessment.  Please complete and return the registration and entrance assessment application forms below.

St Columba's College Registration form

St Columba's College Prep School application form

 

St Columba’s College Senior School

Key Admission Dates for 2020 Entry

  • 11+ exam: Saturday 11th January 2020 or:

  • 11+ exam: Saturday 18th January 2020 (choose your preferred date)

  • 11+ interview (for all candidates) Wednesday 22nd January 2020 (early evening).

  • 13+ exam and interview: Friday 31st January 2020

Early registration is advised.  Sample papers are sent to registered families.

 

For 11+ entry: September 2020

Exams will be held on your choice of either Saturday 11th or Saturday 18th January 2020.  Subjects to be tested are Mathematics, English and Reasoning.  We will also take into account the school report and the school's reference.  All applicants will be given an informal interview.

St Columba's College Registration form

St Columba's College Senior School 11+ application form

 

For 13+ entry: September 2020

The exam day will be Friday 31st January 2020.  Subjects to be tested are Mathematics, English and Reasoning.  We will also take into account the school report and the school’s reference.  All applicants will be given an informal interview.  No specific preparation is required for this.  All applicants will spend the day at the College and will be provided with lunch. 

St Columba's College Registration form

St Columba's College Senior School 13+ application form

 

Scholarships and Bursaries

Academic Scholarships and Music Scholarships are awarded to external applicants on the basis of performance in the entrance assessment process at 11+ and 13+.  No application is required for academic awards; Music Scholarships are awarded based upon audition and references.  A major scholarship remits 15% of the tuition fee; a minor scholarship remits 10% of the tuition fee.

 

Bursary applications

For September 2020, there will be one bursary available to a practising Roman Catholic applicant at 11+ entry to St Columba's College.  The application process is likely to be highly competitive and will be based upon academic and interview performance.  Please click here for more information about eligibility criteria for the Coindre bursary.