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Admissions

2021 Admissions

If you are interested in your son/daughter joining Leicester Grammar School immediately, please contact admissions.


2022 Admissions

We are now welcoming applications for 2022. Applications must be received by Monday 6 December 2021 and the entrance exam for entry into Years 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 in September 2022 will take place on Wednesday 5 January 2022.

Entry into Year 6 (10+)

  • Papers are taken in Non-Verbal Reasoning, English and Mathematics (morning of Wednesday 5 January 2022)
  • Candidates under active consideration will be called for interview (remotely via Teams) on Saturday 15 January 2022

Entry into Year 7 (11+)

  • Papers are taken in Non-Verbal Reasoning (40 minutes), English (60 minutes) and Mathematics (60 minutes) on the morning of Wednesday 5 January 2022
  • Candidates may be called for interview during the week following the entrance exam

Entry into Years 8 (12+) and 9 (13+)

  • Papers are taken in Non-Verbal Reasoning (40 minutes), English (90 minutes) and Mathematics (60 minutes) on the morning of Wednesday 5 January 2022
  • Candidates may be called for interview during the week following the entrance exam

Entry into Year 10 (14+)

  • Papers are taken in English (90 minutes) and Mathematics (60 minutes) on  Wednesday 5 January 2022
  • Two science interviews – these will test your child’s knowledge and understanding of the two or three sciences they wish to take at GCSE
  • A general interview – to understand your child’s co-curricular interests, reasons for moving school and approach to learning

Sixth Form 2022

We welcome applications from academically engaged pupils who want to play an active part in the Sixth Form life of Leicester Grammar School. Entry to the Sixth Form is by interview, offers of a place being conditional upon the GCSE grades gained. Applicants who can demonstrate the following attributes have the best chance of being offered a place:

  • A good academic track record, with at least three GCSEs at grade 7 and three GCSEs at grade 6.
  • A genuine interest in their proposed A-level subjects and a clear rationale for their choices.
  • A track record of engaging positively in activities beyond study. For example: music, drama, sport, Duke of Edinburgh, Scouts, NCS or part-time work.