Age guidelines

Pupils are eligible to join the year groups below if, by 31 August during their proposed year of entry, their age is as follows:


Age of entry (by 31 August)

Key Stage External Exams
Primary Nursery 3 Early Years  
 Reception  4
Y1 5 KS1  
Y2 6
Y3 7 KS2  
Y4 8
Y5 9
Y6 10
Secondary Y7 11 KS3  
Y8 12
Y9 13
Y10 14 KS4 GCSE
 September 2020 Y11 15
 September 2021 Y12 16 KS5 or 6th form A Levels
  September 2022 Y13 17


In exceptional circumstances, pupils may be considered for entry outside the given year group. This will be discussed during the application process.


If you have any questions, if you need further information, or would like to arrange a visit to GES


If you would like to register your child(ren) for an available place at school


School promotional videos by J motion  

Useful downloads