Aldenham School, Founded 1597

Admissions at 13+

Year 9 pupils follow a broad, balanced and challenging curriculum. 28 places are available.

 13+ entrants join the pupils moving up from Martineau’s House. Places are offered on the basis of 13+ examination, interview and school report. The examination takes place during the Spring Term and papers are set in English, Maths, Science, a Modern Foreign Language and Verbal Reasoning. 

​Entry Assessment

All registered candidates will be invited to sit the entrance examination in the January of the year of entry. References will also be requested from the candidate's current school.

All candidates must have completed a Registration Form (cut-off date 1st December).

You will be invited for interview after registration is complete. This usually takes place before the January examination, but if all times are fully booked, then interviews will take place post examination subject to good performance in the examination.

If you have not yet seen the school,  or you are ready to book an interview should there be a time available - please make a booking here.

Pupils are keen to learn and are well motivated."
ISI Inspectorate

Offer of a Place

​Offers will be made to successful candidates in the February of the year of entry and acceptances must be made in the March along with a deposit to secure the place.

Induction Day

Pupils in Year 9 will attend an Induction Day on the day before the start of the new academic year. This is a team building exercise and is an essential part of the Induction Programme. Trials for the school football teams will also take place on this day, as they will often have a match on the first Saturday.

Part of the
Aldenham Foundation