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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 2019, applications commence when your child is in Year 5. For Year 7 (Seniors) entry 2019, 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 Manager for further details admissions@bradfordgrammar.com

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 admissions.jnr@bradfordgrammar.com

Senior School and Sixth Form admissions:

Karen Hewitt on 01274 553702 or email admissions@bradfordgrammar.com

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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).

The 2019 Entrance exams and assessments will take place in January 2019. Please contact Karen Hewitt, Admissions Manager for Senior School mid year applications or Sarah Lockett for Junior School. For 2019 entry please complete the online application form.
Click here for Assisted Places Award information.

Please note the closing date for Year 7 Assisted Places Awards 2019 was 16 November 2018. We are no longer able to accept applications. Applications for 2020 will open in September 2019.

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 2019‘ for further details.

Year 2: Closing Date, Wednesday 13 February 2019

Entrance assessments: Week commencing 4 March 2019

Years 3 &4: Closing date, Monday 14 January 2019

Entrance assessments: Week commencing 28 January 2019

Years 5 & 6: Closing date, Monday 21 January 2019

Entrance assessments: Week commencing 4 February 2019




Year 7 Assessments

Year 7 Assisted Places Assessment: 4 or 5 December 2018

Closing Date for Assisted Places: Friday 16 November 2018

Entrance Exam week commencing 21 January 2019

Closing Date for the Entrance Exam: Monday 7 January 2019

Year 8  to 10 Assessments

Monday 14 January 2019

Closing Date: Monday 7 January 2019

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.

Come along to an Open Event

An informal day that gives prospective parents and children a fantastic insight into life at BGS.


Junior School


Our creative approach to learning allows children to develop into unique individuals


Senior School


An education at BGS offers inspiration to enrich the mind, body and spirit, which fundamentally changes lives for the better


Sixth Form


Our innovative Sixth Form lays the foundations for creative and inspiring excellence


Request a Prospectus

Choosing the right school for your daughter or son is one of the most important decisions a parent makes. Let us introduce you to the wonderful world at Bradford Grammar School, so please request a Prospectus.

Open Events

We hold periodic Open Events for prospective Junior, Senior and Sixth Form pupils. We'd love to see you, so please register for our next open event.

Arrange a Visit

Welcoming prospective pupils and their parents to Bradford Grammar School, is the only way to appreciate the excellence we can offer. Please call 01274 553742, or contact us to arrange your visit.

How to Apply

It is very straightforward to apply for a place at Bradford Grammar School. Please call 01274 553742, or you can register online.

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