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.

Results for the 11+ Entrance Examination - September 2019 Entry


Parents will be advised by email when the results of the 11+ entrance examination are available. This will be in October before the deadline for submission of the common application form.


To view the result, you will need the Username given to you at the time of registration together with the password you have created.  Results will only be available online and no letters will be posted.


There will be Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the school website once the results are available.  Please read these carefully before contacting the school with any queries.


Herschel Grammar School will close for half term on Friday 19 October and reopen on Tuesday 30 October.  The deadline to complete your local authority Common Application Form (CAF) is Wednesday 31 October.  If you have any queries about completing the CAF please contact your home local authority.

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 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 >
HGS Pupil Premium Form Sept 2019 Entry 16th October 2018 Download >
11 for 2019 entry 2018 statistics summary 16th October 2018 Download >
FAQs Results 2019 Entry 16th October 2018 Download >
Revised HGS Determined Admissions Arrangements Sept 2019 Entry 8th January 2019 Download >