It is very straightforward to apply for a place at Bradford Grammar School and we would love to hear from you.
How to apply to Bradford Grammar School
There is a simple process you need to follow which starts a school year in advance of the date you wish to apply for your child to join Bradford Grammar School.
For example, Year 6 (Juniors) entry 2018, applications commence when your child is in Year 5. For Year 7 (Seniors) entry 2018, applications commence when your child is in Year 6.
Mid-year applications or applications made outside these timelines are slightly different. Please contact our Admissions Registrar for further details firstname.lastname@example.org
Come and visit
We recommend that you come along to an open event before applying for a place. View our open events page for dates and to book.
If you would like further information, please contact:
Junior School admissions:
Sarah Lockett on 01274 553713 email email@example.com
Senior School and Sixth Form admissions:
Karen Hewitt on 01274 553702 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no financial assistance for children starting in the Junior School or Junior School pupils moving from Year 6 to Year 7
Parents will receive further details, including the date of Assessment, shortly after the relevant closing date.
Results of assessments will be posted out within a few days and we ask for your decision by early March (late March for Year 2).
Please note there are no Assisted Places Awards available for students applying for Year 8, Year 9 and Year 10. Parents who apply for a Year 7 Assisted Places Award will receive further details and the date of the assessment after the closing date 22 November 2017. Click here for Assisted Places Award information.
Parents who apply for a full-fee place will receive further details and the date of the entrance assessment day after the closing date of 8 January 2018. Results of all assessments and examinations will be posted out within a few days and we ask for your decision by early March.
We welcome numerous students into Sixth Form from a wide range of schools.
You will be invited for interviews so we can find out more about you, your interests and your talents. We will also ask to see a recent report and for a reference from your current school, including your forecasted GCSE grades.
Please read the ‘Applications for Sixth Form Entry September 2018’ for further details.
Year 2: Closing date, Monday 12 February 2018
Entrance assessments: Week commencing 26 February 2018
Years 3 & 4: Closing date, Monday 15 January 2018
Entrance assessments: Week commencing 29 January 2018
Years 5 & 6: Closing date, Monday 22 January 2018
Entrance assessment: Week commencing 5 February 2018
Year 7: Closing date for non assisted places applications, Monday 8 January 2018
Entrance assessments: Week commencing, 22 January 2018
Year 7: Closing date for assisted places applications, Wednesday 22 November 2017
Assisted places assessments: 6 December or 7 December 2017
Year 8: Closing date, Monday 8 January 2018
Entrance exam Monday 15 January 2018
Year 9: Closing date, Monday 8 January 2018
Entrance exam: Monday 15 January 2018
Year 10: Closing date, Monday 8 January 2018
Entrance exam: Monday 15 January 2018
An information pack containing the necessary forms for completion can be requested by contacting Mrs Karen Hewitt 01274 553702 admissions@
If you would like to proceed with an application, please complete the registration form online and the application form contained in the Sixth Form prospectus. Alternatively complete and return the registration and application forms enclosed with the prospectus. If you would like to download a prospectus, please click here.
The application form should be completed with your predicted GCSE grades. Following receipt of the completed forms interviews will be arranged with the Heads of Department of your four chosen subjects.
If you wish to apply for an Assisted Places Award you should tick the appropriate box on the application form. Assisted places are given on a means-tested basis; each case being reviewed annually.
The award depends on parental circumstances, demand at the time of entrance and the academic ability of the candidate (candidates looking for bursary support will need to gain a minimum of 6 A* grades at GCSE). It may be that because of the performance of the candidate in her/his GCSEs we may be able to offer a place but with no financial support. Applications will be considered following publication of GCSE results on Thursday 24 August 2017.
See the fee rates for external entry to Sixth Form in the academic year 2017 to 18.
Come along to an Open Event