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Open Mornings

Autumn Term 2017 Main School Open Mornings for September 2018 Admissions

Main School Prospective Student & Parent Tours

We invite you to book a place on one of the nine following Open Mornings if you wish to apply for a Main School place for September 2018. Places are normally only available for Year 7 entry. Please contact our Registrar if you wish to join our waiting lists for any other year.

Full morning tours are available for prospective families to look around the school and hear a talk by the Head Teacher. You will need to be at the school for the whole morning.  Tours are by prior reservation only – we look forward to hearing from you. 

Please note that numbers on each tour are limited. 

Autumn 2017 Main School Open Mornings for Day Boarders

Monday 25th September - Friday 29th September 2017 starting at 10.00 am – and finishing by 1 pm

Tours of the school by current students and talks by senior staff.  Experience the school on a normal working morning including the opportunity to see Day Houses.  Includes refreshments.  Planned programme for the morning is below.

Click here to book a visit if you are interested in Day Boarding.

Plan for Programme for Day Boarder open morning

10.00 to 10.30 Families arrive at Reception. Registration and refreshments in the Recreation Hall.
10.30  Introduction by member of the School’s Leadership Team
10.45 Families divided into groups with Gordon’s student guides from Years 8 and 9 for tours of Day Houses and the school.
12.15

Families return to the Recreation Hall for talk by Andrew Moss, Head Teacher, on standards, expectations and values.

Question Time Talk by Rob Pavis, Deputy Head (Pastoral) on admissions process

13.00 Finish

Autumn 2017 Main School Open Mornings for Residential Boarders

Open Mornings for Residential Boarders begin at 9:30am and finish around 12.15 pm

  • Saturday 16th September 2017
  • Saturday 23rd September 2017
  • Saturday 7th October 2017
  • Saturday 14th October 2017

Tours of the school are by current students, with talks by senior staff.  Experience the school on a normal Saturday morning; including the opportunity to see Residential Houses.  Includes refreshments.

After your tour, there will be the chance for high priority residential applicants to have their Suitability for Boarding interview – by appointment.

Click here to book a visit if you are interested in Residential Boarding.

Plan for Programme for Residential Boarder open morning

9.30 to 10.00 Families arrive at Reception. Registration and refreshments in the Recreation Hall
10.00 Introduction by member of the School’s Leadership Team
10.15 Families divided into groups with Gordon’s student guides from Years 8 and 9 for tours of Residential Houses and the school.
11.15 Families return to the Recreation Hall for refreshments
11.30 Talk by Andrew Moss, Head Teacher, on standards, expectations and values
12:00

Question Time Talk by Rob Pavis, Deputy Head (Pastoral) on admissions process

12.15

Families without appointment may leave, Families with appointment stay for their Suitability for Residential Boarding Interviews

Please note:

Day boarding siblings can book to attend a Main School Open Morning if they wish – but may well know enough about the school from the older sibling being in attendance at the school.

Residential boarding siblings will need to have a Suitability for Boarding interview – so parents are recommended to contact the Admissions Registrar separately to discuss. Please note that numbers on each tour are limited.