Canford: This is a co-educational day and boarding school for 659 pupils aged 13 to 18. For 13+ entry, all candidates take the ISEB Common Pre-Test in Year 6 or 7. They are assessed in literacy, numeracy and reasoning. There are also interviews as well as group activities. If offered a conditional place, all children need to secure a pass mark of 55% in their Year 8 ISEB 13+ Common Entrance Exams. Alternatively, they may take the scholarship exam or the school’s own assessment if not at a prep school. 16+ entry is through tests in November of Year 11 along with an interview. A minimum of 42 points at A-Level is needed along with an A in subjects for A-Level. Scholarships are available at 13+ and 16+. Overseas pupils may be able to take the tests at their own school. Those from China should contact the UK Boarding Schools Admissions Service.
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