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.

Registration for the 11+ entrance examination for admission in September 2019 will be open from Tuesday 1 May and will close at midnight on Tuesday 19 June 2018.  To access the online registration form please visit



11+ Entrance Examination Information Evening

Tuesday 1 May 2018 presentations at 5.00pm and 6.00pm

No appointment is necessary and both talks with begin promptly. 

For parents only to explain the 11+ examination process in detail. This event is not an open evening; there will be no tour of the school.  This is purely to provide you with the information necessary for you to understand the examination and application process and will last for a maximum of one hour. This information evening will be presented in the same way in all four of the grammar schools.

There will also be a demonstration of the on-line registration process. 

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

Thursday 10 May 2018 – 9am

Wednesday 13 June 2018 – 9am

Further open mornings in September/October – dates to follow

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.

We will also be able to offer assistance with the on-line registration.

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. 

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. 

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 >