Admissions

 

Thank you for visiting our website - we are delighted that you would like to learn more about our exciting school.

 

Below are 6 simple steps to follow if you would like your daughter to join our school.

 

If you would prefer to talk through the admissions process, request a copy of our core literature or find out more about the generous financial assistance available for girls joining our Senior School or Sixth Form, please contact our Registrar Miss Ali Ready on 01603 453 265.

 

Alternatively, you can click on the Admissions guide icon to find out more.

 

INTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS:

Please note that we are a Tier 4 Sponsor.

Please contact our Registrar by

calling 01603 435 265 or emailing

admissions@nor.gdst.net for more information about International admissions.

1. Visit us

 

We hold a variety of Open Events throughout the year at which you are very welcome to visit the school and find out more about our pioneering education for girls aged 3 to 18.

 

At our Open Events, you will get the opportunity to tour our beautiful 14 acre site, meet our inspiring staff and find out about what makes our Nursery, Prep School, High School and Sixth Form so special.

 

If you would prefer, we are very happy to arrange a tour of our wonderful school on a date and time that suits you. We can also prepare a taster day for your daughter as well, so she can start to make new friends and experience what life is really like at Norwich High School for Girls.

 

Our next events are our Taster Afternoons on Thursday 8th November (Year 9) and Thursday 15th November (Year 7). Click here to register your attendance by completing our contact form, or alternatively contact our Registrar on:

t: 01603 453 265

e: admissions@nor.gdst.net

2. Application

 

We hope that both you and your daughter will have thoroughly enjoyed your time visiting Norwich High School for Girls, and are interested in join our wonderful school community

 

Applying to join Norwich High School is very straightforward.

 

Simply download our application form (and additional form if applying for our Sixth Form) and send it together with a Registration Fee of £75 to:

 

Miss Ali Ready

Registrar

Norwich High School for Girls

95 Newmarket Rd

Norwich

NR2 2HU

 

At this stage, you will also be able to apply for Bursaries and Scholarships for entering our Senior School and Sixth Form. For more information, please speak to our Registrar.

 

3. Taster sessions

 

Taster sessions can be arranged in the Nursery, Prep School and Senior School to suit you.

 

We have found our Taster Sessions to be most useful, enabling girls to familiarise themselves with the surroundings and get a very real 'feel' for our school. We hope that your daughter will enjoy this informal and relaxed experience, where she will meet new friends and begin her Norwich High School journey.

 

Your daughter can either join us on one of our set taster days, to meet with other new girls joining our school, or visit on a date that suits you.


To find out more about our Taster Days, please contact our Registrar on 01603 453 265.

 

 

4. Assessment

 

Our School Entrance Assessments are mainly held in January, in preparation for your daughter to join us for the following September. Places are awarded throughout the school on merit and potential.

 

Assessments are made with every effort to put the girls at their ease so they can relax, perform well and enjoy the experience. Where applications are made after the closing date, and vacancies exist, girls are assessed on an individual basis. Assessments differ for entry to each school:

 

 

Nursery

Girls may join our Nursery from their third birthday. Prior to the offer of a place, your daughter will be invited to an informal play session (lasting about one hour) in the Nursery where we will assess her potential to be happy at Norwich High School.

 

 

Prep School

At 4+, assessment is based on verbal and practical activities undertaken with the Head of the Prep School and at 7+, your daughter will spend a full day with us attending lessons and doing assessments in English, Mathematics and Reasoning.

 

 

Senior School

At 11+, 13+ and 14+, your daughter will sit an entrance assessment in English, Mathematics and Reasoning in the early spring, prior to possible entry. All girls will be interviewed by the Headmistress, who likes to meet each girl in person.

 

A report will also be requested from your daughter's current school, where applicable.

 

 

Sixth Form

We admit girls directly to the Sixth Form on the basis of a minimum of six Grade Bs at GCSE, an interview and a report from their current school.   Applicants are invited for an interview, usually in the Spring Term, and an offer of a place is conditional on GCSE examination results.  Interviews can be held at other times if necessary.

 

New girls are very welcome to visit our Sixth Form, to tour our state-of-the-art centre, and speak to key members of staff and our students.

5. Offer letters

 

For any entrance requests which have followed the standard admissions process, offer letters will be posted by the end of February.

 

Awards of Scholarships and Bursaries will also be confirmed at this stage.

 

We are happy to accommodate entrance requests at other times in the year, if spaces are available in your required year group. The Registrar will be able to confirm a full schedule of dates.

 

Once you have received an Offer letter, you will have a specified amount of time to respond.

6. Welcome to

Norwich High School for Girls

 

Congratulations! Your daughter is now a student at our fantastic school.

 

While the new school year will start the following September, you will be invited to visit our school for induction sessions, for fun events supper as our Upper III quiz night and are welcome to join any other school events in our calendar.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to

Norwich High School for Girls.

 

 

 

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