A limited number of places are available to pupils who are likely to achieve strong results in their GCSE examinations. Entry is competitive and successful candidates are likely to be predicted A* and A grades at GCSE or IGCSE.
STAGE 1 – VISITS
A limited number of places are available to pupils who are likely to achieve strong results in their GCSE examinations. Entry is competitive and successful candidates are likely to be predicted A* and A grades at GCSE or IGCSE. If you do not already know Cranleigh, we strongly recommend attending our Sixth Form Open Evening in June of Year 10, together with our Sixth Form A Level Options Fair. This will take place in September and the date will be posted on our website. We request that advance booking is made via our Admissions Office.
The Sixth Form Options Fair provides families with the opportunity to hear about the curriculum, co-curricular activities and future plans for the School. There will also be the chance to meet the Headmaster, Director of Studies and House staff, and to enjoy a tour of the School with a current pupil.
Individual visits and tours may be arranged where necessary and appropriate via the Admissions Office.
STAGE 2 – REGISTERING
If you wish to be considered for a place at Cranleigh, a registration form and non-refundable registration fee should be submitted by September 30th of Year 11. Registration forms are available via the School prospectus or to download here.
Candidates must be over 15 and under 17 years of age on the 1st of September in their year of entry to the School.
STAGE 3 – PUPIL ADMISSIONS INTERVIEW AND ASSESSMENT
Registered candidates will be invited to attend an interview and assessment in November of Year 11.
Assessment for Sixth Form places consists of the requisite predicted results at GCSE, verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning papers, a written English paper, and a satisfactory report from the candidate’s current school. Candidates will also be required to attend an informal interview with the Head or Deputy Head of Admissions. This interview will comprise a Holistic Review of the candidate’s specialised academic subjects plus their interests and abilities in extra-curricular activities.
Specific dates for the year of entry are available on the School website.
Following interview and receipt of a positive recommendation from the candidate’s current Head, a conditional offer will be made. This will be dependent on successful completion of GCSEs with the required grades.
Offers will be made from December onwards, dependent on availability of places.
STAGE 4 – SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
Cranleigh offers academic and other scholarships. To gain an award, candidates must demonstrate excellence in their chosen field.
STAGE 5 – CONFIRMATION AND ACCEPTANCE
Places are confirmed subject to candidates achieving the required standard at GCSE.
On receipt of an offer, confirmation of acceptance must be received within two weeks.