Overview

Runnymede College is a selective entry school. The admissions process is designed to ensure pupils joining the school will be able to cope with the British curriculum and enjoy their learning experience at Runnymede. All parents and pupils are invited to meet the Headmaster who personally oversees every application with the support of his admissions team.

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The Admissions Process

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Apply
Request for information or apply directly for admission using the forms below. We will send you the School prospectus and other relevant information. We will then ask you to fill out our enrolment form.
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Entrance Test
All applicants applying to year 1 onwards are required to sit an entrance interview and written tests in English and Mathematics (see Admissions Requirements).
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Visit Us
Once you have filled out the enrolment form we will contact you to arrange a visit. You will meet the Headmaster who will answer any queries and show you around the premises.
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Enrol
Once the entrance tests and interview have been passed the School will send you a formal offer to join Runnymede. When accepted we will send you the paperwork to enrol your child and a welcome pack with useful information.
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The Admissions Process

1
Apply
Request for information or apply directly for admission using the forms below. We will send you the School prospectus and other relevant information. We will then ask you to fill out our enrolment form.
2
Visit Us
Once you have filled out the enrolment form we will contact you to arrange a visit. You will meet the Headmaster who will answer any queries and show you around.
3
Entrance Test
All applicants applying to year 1 onwards are required to sit an entrance interview and written tests in English and Mathematics (see Admissions Requirements).
4
Enrol
Once the entrance tests and interview have been passed the School will send you a formal offer to join Runnymede. When accepted we will send you the paperwork to enrol your child as well as a welcome pack with useful information.

Admissions Requirements

Nursery & Reception (Early Years Foundation Stage)
  • Runnymede follows the British ethos, that very young children learn best when engaged and immersed in play which captures their imagination, both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Once enrolled the children and parents are invited to spend a morning with us in May.
  • Pupils hoping to go to British Universities should have at least a Grade B in IGCSE First Language English and a B in Mathematics.
Years 1-10 (Key Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4)
  • To attain a place, your child will have to pass an interview in English and written tests in both English and Maths.
  • The School cannot accept pupils into Year 11 as both years of the IGCSE programme must me done at Runnymede (Years 10 and 11).
  • Pupils entering the Sixth Form are expected to have a minimum of eight A or A* at IGCSE. Candidates will also be invited to a personal interview with the Headmaster and Heads of Sixth Form.
  • Pupils hoping to go to British Universities should have at least a Grade B in IGCSE First Language English, a minimum score of N in IELTS, and a B in Mathematics.
  • Prospective parents are also required to present their child’s latest school report and a confidential reference.
  • The School cannot accept pupils into Year 13 as both years of the A Level programme must me done at Runnymede (Years 12 and 13).
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