Admission to Year 7 September 2019
TGS is a high achieving selective grammar school with academy status, educating girls between the ages of 11 and 16 and girls and boys in the Sixth Form. We are an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School.
The Admission Policy for Year 7 entry September 2019 is available to download below.
Parents will be advised of the school their child has been allocated either:
1) by email after 4pm on 1st March, or;
2) by logging into the e-Admissions site after 5pm on 1st March, and/or;
3) by post to arrive on 2nd March.
The Governors have offered places to 145 Area list applicants and 35 Governor list applicants, with cut-off scores as follows:
Area list: 371 (distance tie-breaker of 1.026 applied - not all applicants with 371 will have been successful)
Governor list: 393 (distance tie-breaker of 15.318)
Eligible Pupil Premium list applicants were accommodated within the Area list cut-off.
Letters from KCC will include an acceptance/refusal form, a waiting list form and details of other options if you have not been allocated a school you are happy with.
Acceptance/refusal forms should be returned to the school for the attention of Year 7 Admissions Mrs Court by 15th March. If you would like your acceptance acknowledged please include an email address on the form. If you live outside Kent please contact Mrs Court direct as well as following the instructions given by your Local Authority.
Waiting list forms should be returned to KCC Admissions and Transport by 15th March.
Appeal information is available here
If you have been offered a place here TGS will send its own welcome letters and registration forms to families on 6th March.
Any declined places will be filled via KCC’s Reallocation on 24th April.
TGS induction information will be made available in due course. Our Induction Day (and Evening) for 2019 entry will be Thursday 4th July, in common with many West Kent schools.
Welcome afternoons will also be held on 1st or 2nd July, depending on the House allocated – invites to follow.
First day of term in September is Wednesday 4th September.
Enquiries to Mrs Court Year 7 Admissions 01732 365125 ext 250 firstname.lastname@example.org
Information about Year 7 September 2020 Entry
The Governors have now determined the Admission Policy for entry in September 2020, unchanged from previous years, and this is available to download above.
The School can only consider applicants who have been selective assessed according to the Kent 11+ test which takes place in the Autumn of 2019. Parents must ensure they register their child for the Kent 11+ Test during June 2019 using the following link:
Application to Year 7, September annually is via the Kent Local Authority Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme. When completing the Local Authority application forms for admission to Tonbridge Grammar School the following codes apply:
For entry to Year 7 all applicants must complete their Local Authority Secondary Common Application Form (SCAF).
From September 2018 entry a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) (please click here to download) is required ONLY from applicants who are eligible for and wish to apply for a Pupil Premium place. Please be aware the the SIF alone does not constitute an application.
Visiting the School
We encourage any students and parents considering an application to Tonbridge Grammar School to visit the School. To accommodate the high level of interest we arrange several Open Events. Further details including dates of our forthcoming Open Events are available here.
In addition, we offer School Tours which take place monthly from November to May. The dates for our forthcoming tours are listed below. All tours start at 9.30am and last around an hour. Tours may be oversubscribed, and parents must book in advance using the form below.
§ Thursday 13th December 2018 *FULL*
§ Thursday 10th January 2019 *FULL*
§ Thursday 14th February 2019 *FULL*
§ Friday 15th March 2019 *FULL*
§ There is no School Tour in April due to Easter school holidays
§ Friday 17th May 2019 *FULL*
We are sorry, but we are unable to arrange individual visits.
Places on School Tours are limited. Please await an email from the School confirming your place.
For anyone wishing to attend a school tour, please complete details below.