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1 Explore the website and make contact with the School

Contact the Registrar who will be happy to answer any queries that you may have about the Preparatory School and who will also be able to discuss all areas of the process with you.


Phone +44 (0)1509 638280

2 Visit our School

We offer the following opportunities to visit:

Open Events

Our all-campus Open Morning is on Saturday 28 September 2019 – open to all from 09:00 until 13:00. Amherst Preparatory School do however hold additional Open Events throughout the year, details of which are available from the Registrar, Wendy Spencer

Taster Days

  • Individual Taster Days are available throughout the year, at a time convenient to you. Please contact our Registrar in order to arrange this.

Open Day

  • Our next Open Day is on Saturday 28 September 09:00 – 13:00. Please click here to register your interest.

Personal Tours

Personal Tours of the School are available on school days by appointment. Come along and meet with a member of the Leadership team and see the Preparatory School at work.

3 Register for the Entrance Assessment

Submit the online Registration Form

Alternatively download a Registration Form for completion offline

Download our Registration Form


Post the Registration Form which you will find in the back of the Further Information booklet of the printed prospectus.

4 Dates of Entrance Assessment

Our main Entrance Assessment date is in January, however we do assess children for Entrance throughout the year, subject to places being available.

If you have any questions regarding any of the above information and dates, please contact our Registrar.

5 Results

A decision letter is sent out within two weeks of your son or daughter sitting their Entrance Assessment.

6 Acceptance of an offer

We request that acceptance of a place is made by the date specified in the offer letter.

7 Induction programme

During the summer term prior to admission your son/daughter will be invited to attend an Induction Day. Pupils meet their form teacher and fellow year group and take the opportunity to familiarise themselves with school life. At the end of the induction day parents are invited in to meet each other and key members of staff.