King’s College School, Wimbledon
King’s College School, Wimbledon: This is a day school for boys aged 7 to 18 and girls aged 16 to 18. There are 1300 pupils. Entry at 7+/8+ or 9+/10+ requires registration, a reference from the current school and an activity afternoon. The exam which follows consists of papers in Maths, English (comprehension and writing), Listening and Reasoning (verbal and non-verbal). Successful candidates will be interviewed. The school has recently announced that the Senior School will now begin at 11+ not 13+. Entry at 11+ requires registration and a reference from the current school. The exam in January of Year 6 consists of papers in English, Maths and Verbal Reasoning. Successful candidates will be invited for interview. Boys wishing to be considered for King's College School at 13+ entry should be registered 3 years before the date that they wish to start. They will need to sit pre-tests in January of Year 6. The pre-test exams consist of papers in English, Maths and Verbal Reasoning. The successful boys will have an interview and a report will be requested from their current school. Places offered at this stage will be conditional and dependant on their performance at 13+ Common Entrance or the scholarship exam, both taken in Year 8. The subjects required for 13+ Common Entrance are: English, Mathematics, Science, French, Geography, History, Latin and Religious Studies. The mean score must exceed 65%. Boys from overseas or non-Common Entrance schools just take Common Entrance papers in English, Maths, French and Science. Boys at King's College Junior School will not be required to take the 11+ when transferring to the Senior School. If it is felt that the Senior School will not be suitable a discussion will be had with the parents. 16+ entry is via a personal statement and tests in Year 11 in English, Math and a general paper. An interview and reference are also required.
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