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Mill Hill School - Admissions

Admissions

Mill Hill School offers co-educational day and weekly boarding and full boarding places. Entry is available at 13+ (Fourth Form/Year 9), 14+ (Remove/Year 10) and 16+ (Sixth Form).

We have a Year 9 intake (referred to as the Fourth Form) of around 170 pupils (13+), with around 10 pupils joining in Year 10 (referred to as the Remove) (14+).

Typically between 40 and 50 pupils join us at 16+ in the Lower Sixth.

13+ Candidates Resident in the UK

YEAR 6 TRACK ASSESSMENT FOR 2024 ENTRY

Parents considering 13+ (Year 9) entry for their child should follow the Early Testing Track when their child is in Year 6. Applications must be made by Friday 5 November 2021.

For candidates who have missed the opportunity for Year 6 testing, please see details below of chance vacancy applications.

For candidates whose family is resident overseas, please see details below.

Year 6 Track 13+ Assessment – September 2024 Entry Key Dates

**The Year 6 Track for September 2024 entry is now closed.**

Date

Admissions Process

By Friday 5 November 2021 STEP 1 – Registration

The admissions process begins by registering your child online using the link below, and paying the registration fee of £150.

Once you have registered you will receive an automated confirmation email:

www.millhill.org.uk/senior/admissions/register-your-child/

Saturday 13 November 2021

Notification

STEP 2 – CEM Select Assessment

Candidates will sit the CEM Select Test comprising Verbal, Non Verbal Reasoning and Numerical skills.  Please see fact sheet here.

For the Y6 Track Computer test we do not provide practice materials but there is a familiarisation website for parents and children:

https://plus.cem.org/cemselectfam/ 

November 2021 STEP 3 – School Reference

References are requested for candidates who have performed sufficiently well in the examination.

Saturday 27 November 2021 STEP 4 Interview – Where appropriate candidates will be invited for interview
Friday 28 January 2022 STEP 5 – Offer

Offers will be emailed to successful candidates and are unconditional.

Wednesday 23 February 2022 STEP 6 – 13+ Offer Holders’ Morning

Candidates holding offers are invited in to Mill Hill School to meet the Head and members of the Senior Team.

Friday 25 February 2022 STEP 7 – Confirmation of Acceptance (£2,000 Acceptance Deposit payable.)

Year 8 Track Chance Vacancy Assessment for 2022 Entry

Testing will take place at Mill Hill School on Saturday 4 December, 2021.

Candidates will sit the CEM Select Test comprising Verbal, Non Verbal Reasoning and Numerical skills.  Please see fact sheet here.

For the Y8 Track Computer test we do not provide practice materials but there is a familiarisation website for parents and children: https://plus.cem.org/cemselectfam/

The examination results combined with school reports and references will enable us to create a ranked waiting list. This will inform our decisions about potential offers.

If you would like your child to be considered for a Chance Vacancy, please click here to complete the registration form. All applications must be completed by Friday 11 November, 2021.

A non-refundable registration fee of £150 is payable on registration.

Further details of the assessment day will follow for registered candidates once registration has closed.

Common Entrance (sat at Feeder Schools in June 2022)

Results are used for setting purposes where available and are not a condition of entry.

The 13+ Admissions Process is competitive both through the Y6 Track and Chance Vacancies.

Scholarship & Bursary Applications – Key Dates

Bursary applications open from September 2021 Deadline for Bursary applications –
Tuesday 14 December 2021
Deadline for Academic Scholarship applications Friday 26 November 2021
13+ Academic Scholarship examinations Saturday 8 January and Saturday 15 January 2022
Deadline for Non-Academic Scholarship applications Tuesday 14 December 2021
Music Award auditions Thursday 6 January and
Friday 7 January 2022
Academic Scholarship interviews Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 January 2022
Design Technology Award interviews Friday 14 January 2022 (AM)
Art Award interviews Friday 14 January 2022 (PM)
Drama Award auditions Monday 17 January 2022
Sports Award Trials (all day) Thursday 20 January 2022
Results of Scholarships are posted Thursday 10 February 2022

14+ Candidates Resident in the UK

Candidates for entry at 14+ (Year 10/Remove) are assessed by interview and written examinations in English and Mathematics.

Applications should only be made after an initial enquiry to confirm availability.  Sample papers are available on request.

16+ Candidates Resident in the UK

Sixth Form candidates are encouraged to apply in the Autumn Term of the year preceding entry, and are generally required to have a minimum of two 7 and three 6 grades at GCSE, with some subject-specific requirements.  Candidates wishing to apply in the Spring or Summer Terms should be aware that availability is likely to be limited.

We request confidential references and predicted grades from candidates’ schools, and based on this information, those who appear most academically suitable are invited to interview with Heads of chosen A Level subjects and a member of the Senior Team.

Offers are made to successful candidates, conditional upon achieving the required GCSE grades.

A wide variety of Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries are available to candidates resident in the UK.

We encourage prospective pupils and parents to attend one of our Open Events, or if possible to visit the school by special arrangement for a personalised tour.

For details of our next Open Event, click here.

Please contact Angela Hedger, Registrar (UK), for further information: 020 8906 7923, angela@millhill.org.uk

International Applicants for 13+, 14+ and 16+ for September 2022 entry

We have boarding availability for Fourth Form (Year 9), Remove (Year 10) and Sixth Form (Year 12) for September 2022. There is no deadline for applications. Applications can be made throughout the year, however, numbers are restricted by boarding availability. International candidates should first contact the Admissions Team to check availability of places and should then submit their two most recent school reports, a copy of their passport and a contact at their current school to provide a reference.

Suitable candidates will be advised to register, and arrangements will be made for testing either at the candidate’s school, agency office or by remote supervision.

Assessments for: 13+ (Year 9/Fourth Form) and 14+ (Year 10/Remove):

  • English language assessment: online Oxford Placement Test (OPT) testing Use of English and Listening skills, written English assignment and interview
  • CAT 4 (Cognitive Abilities Test) – Tasks involve non-verbal reasoning, verbal reasoning, number and spatial ability

Assessments for: 16+ (Year 12/Sixth Form)

  •  English language assessment: online Oxford Placement Test (OPT) testing Use of English and Listening skills, written English assignment and interview
  • CAT 4 (Cognitive Abilities Test) – Tasks involve non-verbal reasoning, verbal reasoning, number and spatial ability
  • Subject interview in one A Level subject with the relevant Head of Department
  • General Sixth Form interview with the Assistant Head (Sixth Form)

All interviews can be conducted virtually via Zoom or Teams.

Offers are made to successful candidates throughout the year.

A CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) for visa applications is provided after acceptance of a place.

For further information, please contact our International Admissions Team: international@millhill.org.uk

Emma Jennings
Director of International Recruitment
+44 7597 574390

Fergus Lury
International Recruitment Executive
+44 7710 301368

Korina Freese
International Recruitment Executive
+44 7597 574373