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.

The School can only consider applicants who have been selective assessed according to the Kent 11+ test which takes place in the Autumn of 2018.  Parents must ensure they register their child for the Kent 11+ Test in June 2018 using the following link:

The Governors have now determined the Admission Policy for entry in September 2020, unchanged from previous years, and this is also available to download below.

In-year entry to the school


Information about Year 7 September 2018 Entry

We can advise parents that on the 1st March allocation admissions offers were made to the eligible students to the following cut off scores:   

Area Cut Off - 369
Governor Places Cut Off - 394

The School has offered 2 places to eligible students using the Pupil Premium criteria for entry

You should note that where a score is tied then eligible applicants are ordered by proximity to school

Admissions Process

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:

LA:    886
DFE:  5443

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.

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