Key Dates

There are lots of dates to bear in mind when making an application to Headington and these vary according to the year of entry and the country you are applying from.

Please also see our key dates for overseas applications.

Closing Dates For Applications

Age Type Of Application Closing Date (12.00 Pm Noon)
3+ to 6+

All applications Please contact Prep Admissions for Spring Term assessment dates
7+ to 10+


All applications Please contact Prep Admissions for Spring Term assessment dates
11+
UK applications
Closed for 2023 entry


11+
All scholarships
Closed for 2023 entry


13+ (Direct entry)
UK applications
Closed for 2023 entry


13+
All scholarships
Closed for 2023 entry


16+
UK applications
Please contact Admissions


16+
All scholarships
Closed for 2023

Entrance Procedures

Prep School

Year Group

Testing Days

Dates

Nursery Offers are made after family visits or virtual meetingsVarious
Reception Informal assessments
Various
Year 1 Informal assessments
Various
Year 2 Informal assessments
Various
Year 3

Entrance Day at Headington Prep Schoolw/c Monday 14th November 2022
Year 4

Entrance Day at Headington Prep Schoolw/c Monday 14th November 2022
Year 5

Entrance Day at Headington Prep Schoolw/c Monday 14th November 2022
Year 6

Entrance Day at Headington Prep Schoolw/c Monday 14th November 2022

Please contact the Prep School Admissions Coordinator, Eloise Hepple at prepadmissions@headingtonschool.com

Senior School

Year

TestingDates

11+Entrance Day at Headington School

Saturday 26th November 2022
Academic Scholarship Day (invitation only)

Tuesday 6th December 2022
Art, Dance, Drama, Music and Sport Scholarship Day

w/c Monday 21st November 2022
13+

Entrance Examinations at Headington School (Direct entry - Year 8 pupils)

Saturday 5th November 2022
Academic Scholarship Day (invitation only)

Tuesday 15th November 2022
Co-curricular Scholarship Days (Art, Dance, Drama, Music and Sport)

w/c Monday 7th November 2022
16+

Entrance Day at Headington School
For UK and overseas candidates
Saturday 5th November 2022

Academic Scholarship Assessment

Saturday 5th November 2022
Art, Dance, Drama, Music and Sport Scholarships Day

w/c Monday 7th November 2022

If you are unable to attend on one of the above testing dates, or would like information about late applications please contact our Admissions Office to arrange an alternative appointment.