Admissions Calendar and Open Evenings

Open Evenings and other important dates.

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Online Open Evenings for Year 7 Entry

Admissions Calendar for September 2021 Entry

Date Event
ONLINE Now Open Evening
22 June 2020 (midday) Closing date for submitting online registration form to HGS for entrance examination
26 June 2020 (midday) Closing date for submitting documentary proof of evidence for SEND or Pupil Premium
W/C 19 October 2020 Entrance Examination
October 2020 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 2020 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 2021 Formal offer of places by Local Authority
12 March 2021 Closing date for acceptance of place
22 March 2021 Closing date for parents wishing to confirm to the school the desire to maintain their child’s name on the waiting list
31 March 2021 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
5 April 2021 Closing date for notification of admission appeal
22 & 24 June 2021 (TBC) Introduction evenings for new parents only
5 & 6 July 2021 (TBC) Transition days for new pupils (pupils are expected to attend both days)