Year 7 Admissions 2019

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September 2019 Entry

Attached is the Key Dates for the Slough Consortium of Grammar Schools 11+ examination process for entry to Year 7 in September 2019.

Key Dates for September 2019 Entry – see download below

Boys and girls are eligible to be considered for admission to Herschel Grammar School in Year 7 if they meet the required standard in the Slough Consortium 11+ examination. The 11+ entrance examinations are designed to identify pupils with the ability and aptitude for a grammar school education.

Slough Consortium 11+ Entrance Examination

Herschel Grammar School is part of the Slough Consortium of Grammar Schools with Langley Grammar School, St Bernard’s Catholic Grammar School and Upton Court Grammar School.  The Consortium operates a shared 11+ examination process with the four schools using the same examination papers and common eligibility criteria for selection.

Examination arrangements were sent on Tuesday 17 July and a reminder will be sent in early September. Please keep this information safely.

As the schools will be closed during the summer holidays, queries will not be dealt with until the start of the Autumn term.

Open Evening – No appointment necessary

Monday 17 September 2018

5.00pm – 8.00pm

You are invited to view Herschel Grammar School and to meet staff and pupils on Monday 17 September 2018.

You and your child will have the opportunity to look around the school and the Headteacher will talk in the hall four times during the evening.

You will be able to tour the school and staff and pupils will be available to answer your questions. 

Open Morning Tours – please phone/email to book a tour

Thursday 27 September 2018 – 9am

Wednesday 17 October 2018 – 9am

Thursday 18 October 2019 – 9am


All Open Morning Tours will start promptly.  You and your child will be able to tour the school and these tours are led by our Year 7 Ambassadors.  There will also be an opportunity to ask questions of the Headteacher/Assistant Headteacher and the Admissions Officer. 


Places are limited so please call the school to arrange an appointment – 01753 967510 or 01753 520950 or email  You are asked to arrive promptly for your allocated time.


We look forward to welcoming you to the school.


Name Date  
KEY DATES 2019 ENTRY 28th February 2018 Download >
HGS Determined Admissions Arrangements Sept 2019 Entry 1st March 2018 Download >
HGS Catchment Radius Map 1st March 2018 Download >
Slough Consortium of Grammar Schools Guide to the 11 test for entry in 2019 22nd March 2018 Download >
Slough Familiarisation Booklet 2019 Entry 22nd March 2018 Download >
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS September 2019 1st May 2018 Download >
HGS 11 Colour Zone Map 16th July 2018 Download >