Year 7 Admissions

School Year 2019-2020

Admission is based on the results of the School’s Entrance Test.  We administer the Test as part of a Consortium of grammar schools in Shropshire, Walsall and Wolverhampton.  The Test will be held on Monday 17th September 2018.

Please note:  The consortium of grammar schools in Shropshire, Walsall and Wolverhampton has agreed that the Entrance Test for 2019-2020, will NOT be re-arranged for candidates who are engaged in pre-planned activities, such as school trips, on the test date.

Process

To be considered for a place at this School, parents/their daughters must complete the following:

  1. Parents must apply to the School/Consortium to take the Entrance Test
  2. Girls must sit the Entrance Test
  3. Parents must complete a separate application to their home Local Authority listing Queen Mary’s High School as a preference

1.  Application to the School/Consortium to take the Entrance Test

Applications must be made via the Consortium’s online applications portal.  This will be made available in April 2018.

2.  Taking the Entrance Test

The Entrance Test will take place on Monday 17th September 2018.

The Test comprises two papers of about an hour each, which assess verbal reasoning/English, non-verbal reasoning and mathematics.  Admission to the School is based on performance in the Test.  A number of places will be allocated to Looked After/Pupil Premium children, whose scores exceed a minimum qualifying score.  Further details can be found in our Admissions Arrangements (see below).

3.  Applications to your home Local Authority Applications

Applications to the Local Authority need to be completed in accordance with your home Local Authority’s application process.  This may be online or by completing their Preference/Common Application Form.  We expect the deadline for parent applications to their home Local Authority to be on or around 31st October 2018.  Places are allocated by parents’ home Local Authority, on or around 1st March 2019.  Parents must check their own Local Authority’s deadlines.

Timetable

The provisional timetable for admissions in September 2019 is as following:

  • Application forms and admissions arrangements available from April 2018
  • Open evening – 26th April 2018
  • Closing date for applications to the School to sit the Test – Friday 6th July 2018
  • Entrance Test day – Monday 17th September 2018
  • Test results posted to parents – October 2018 (date to be confirmed)
  • Parents must complete their Local Authority application – 31st October 2018 (please check)

Please choose from the following menu:
QMHS Admission Arrangements 2019 – 2020
Link to Admissions page
Admissions leaflet for Sept 2019 entry

Online Application form for entry to Year 7 September 2019
Sample Paper

Year 7 Admissions entry for entry in September 2020

There are 150 places for girls at Queen Mary’s High School for entry to Year 7 in September 2020. Admission is based on the results of the School’s Entrance Test. We administer the Test as part of a Consortium of grammar schools in Shropshire, Walsall & Wolverhampton. The test will be held on Monday 16 September 2019.
Please note that the consortium of grammar schools in Shropshire, Walsall and Wolverhampton has agreed the Entrance Test will not be re-arranged for candidates involved in pre-planned activities, such as school trips or residentials, on the Test date.

Process

To be considered for a place at this School, parents / their daughters must complete the following:

1. Parents must apply to the School/Consortium to take the Entrance Test
2. Girls must sit the Entrance Test
3. Parents must complete a separate application to their home Local Authority listing Queen Mary’s High School as a preference

1. Application to the School/Consortium to take the Entrance Test

Applications must be made via the Consortium’s online applications portal. This will be made available in April 2019

2. Taking the Entrance Test

The Entrance Test will take place on 16 September 2019

The Test comprises two papers of about an hour each, which assess verbal reasoning/English, non-verbal reasoning, and mathematics. Admission to the School is based on performance in the Test. A number of places will be allocated to Looked After / Pupil Premium children, whose scores exceed a minimum qualifying score. Further details can be found in our Admissions Arrangements.

3. Applications to your home Local Authority Applications

Applications to the Local Authority need to be completed in accordance with your home Local Authority’s application process. This may be online or by completing their Preference/Common Application Form. We expect the deadline for parent applications to their home Local Authority to be on or around 31st October 2019. Places are allocated by parents’ home Local Authority, on or around 1st March 2020. Parents must check their own Local Authority’s deadlines.

Timetable

The timetable for admissions in September 2020 is as follows:

• Application forms and admissions arrangements available – from April 2019
• Open evening – Thursday 4 April 2019
• Closing date for applications to the School to sit the Test – Friday 5 July 2019
• Entrance Test day – Monday 16 September 2019
• Test results posted to parents – October 2019 (date to be confirmed)
• Parents must complete their Local Authority application – 31 October 2019 (please check)

All dates will be confirmed later in the year. Please do not call the School as details will be published when available and parents should check the website in April 2019