Entry into Years 7-11 in the Current Academic Year (The Post 11+ Entry Procedure)

Bishop Wordsworth’s School is a selective boys' grammar school, with responsibility for setting its own testing and admission requirements.

Late Entry Exam for entry into Year 9 in September 2021

The Late Entry Exam for entry into Year 9 in September 2021 will be held on Tuesday 22 June at Bishop Wordsworth's School. If you would like to register your son for this exam, please complete and return the application form below by Tuesday 15 June.

Are there any places available?

2020 - 2021 Admission Number Actual Number Places available
Year 7 from Sept 2020 160 160 0 (6 on waiting list)
Year 8 from Sept 2020 160 154 6
Year 9 from Sept 2020 160 160 0 (1 on waiting list)
Year 10 from Sept 2020 160 159 1

(Last updated 23rd March 2021)

Financial Assistance

The BWS Foundation provides grants to pupils not currently at the School but who need financial assistance to support their application, for example attending open days and the Post 11+ examination. For information on how to apply, please see our Financial Assistance page.

Details of Post 11+ exam and how to apply for a place are below:

Post 11+ Entry Information Leaflet
Late Entry Application Form