Admissions Calendar and Open Evenings

Open Evenings and other important dates.

Admissions Calendar for September 2024 Entry

Date Event
15 May 2023 Registration opens
21 June 2023 Open Evening – from 6:30pm
22 June 2023 Open Evening – from 6:30pm
26 June 2023 (midday) Closing date for submitting online registration form to HGS for entrance examination
30 June 2023 (midday) Closing date for submitting documentary proof of evidence for SEND or Pupil Premium
18 September 2023 Entrance Examination
16 October 2023 Target date for parents to be informed by the school whether their child has reached the standard required for selection. Parents should note that this does not constitute the offer of a place since they must apply to the LA by 31 October, and more children may have passed the test than there are places available.
31 October 2023 Final date for submission of Common Application Form to your home Local Authority. It is the responsibility of parents to check and meet this deadline, as some Local Authorities may operate to different deadline dates.
1 March 2024 Formal offer of places by Local Authority
31 March 2024 onwards Waiting list places offered by the Local Authority – please note that this is an ongoing process with no specific dates that places are released / offered
April 2024 (TBC) Closing date for notification of admission appeal
June 2024 (TBC) Introduction evenings for new parents only
 July 2024 (TBC) Transition days for new pupils (pupils are expected to attend both days)