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Entry Points & Age Ranges

The age ranges for enrolment into different year groups throughout our school are listed below.

Whilst we accept applications throughout the year, please note we will not assess applicants any earlier than 12 months prior intended enrolment date, and no place will be offered until the school is content that all entry criteria (including satisfactory assessment) have been met.

Where assessment is successful and a place is offered for enrolment into EY1 to Year 9 (subject to availability), arrangements can be made for children to start at any point during the academic year.

Places are not usually offered part way through GCSE (Years 10 and 11) or A-level (Years 12 and 13) programmes but may be considered in exceptional circumstances.


Year Groups for 2017-18

Age of Child Age Range by Date of Birth Shrewsbury Class Curriculum Key Stage Shrewsbury Department
3+ 1 Sept 13 - 31 Aug 14 Early Years 1 Early Years Foundation Stage Pre-Prep (Junior)
4+ 1 Sept 12 - 31 Aug 13 Early Years 2 Early Years Foundation Stage Pre-Prep (Junior)
5+ 1 Sept 11 - 31 Aug 12 Year 1 Key Stage 1 Pre-Prep (Junior)
6+ 1 Sept 10 - 31 Aug 11 Year 2 Key Stage 1 Pre-Prep (Junior)
7+ 1 Sept 09 - 31 Aug 10 Year 3 Key Stage 2 Prep (Junior)
8+ 1 Sept 08 - 31 Aug 09 Year 4 Key Stage 2 Prep (Junior)
9+ 1 Sept 07 - 31 Aug 08 Year 5 Key Stage 2 Prep (Junior)
10+ 1 Sept 06 - 31 Aug 07 Year 6 Key Stage 2 Prep (Junior)
11+ 1 Sept 05 - 31 Aug 06 Year 7 Key Stage 3 Senior
12+ 1 Sept 04 - 31 Aug 05 Year 8 Key Stage 3 Senior
13+ 1 Sept 03 - 31 Aug 04 Year 9 Key Stage 3 Senior
14+ 1 Sept 02 - 31 Aug 03 Year 10 Key Stage 4 Senior
15+ 1 Sept 01 - 31 Aug 02 Year 11 Key Stage 4 Senior
16+ 1 Sept 00 - 31 Aug 01 Year 12 Key Stage 5 Sixth Form
17+ 1 Sept 99 - 31 Aug 00 Year 13 Key Stage 5 Sixth Form

Year Groups for 2018-19

Age of Child Age Range by Date of Birth Shrewsbury Class Curriculum Key Stage Shrewsbury Department
3+ 1 Sept 14 - 31 Aug 15 Early Years 1 Early Years Foundation Stage Pre-Prep (Junior)
4+ 1 Sept 13 - 31 Aug 14 Early Years 2 Early Years Foundation Stage Pre-Prep (Junior)
5+ 1 Sept 12 - 31 Aug 13 Year 1 Key Stage 1 Pre-Prep (Junior)
6+ 1 Sept 11 - 31 Aug 12 Year 2 Key Stage 1 Pre-Prep (Junior)
7+ 1 Sept 10 - 31 Aug 11 Year 3 Key Stage 2 Prep (Junior)
8+ 1 Sept 09 - 31 Aug 10 Year 4 Key Stage 2 Prep (Junior)
9+ 1 Sept 08 - 31 Aug 09 Year 5 Key Stage 2 Prep (Junior)
10+ 1 Sept 07 - 31 Aug 08 Year 6 Key Stage 2 Prep (Junior)
11+ 1 Sept 06 - 31 Aug 07 Year 7 Key Stage 3 Senior
12+ 1 Sept 05 - 31 Aug 06 Year 8 Key Stage 3 Senior
13+ 1 Sept 04 - 31 Aug 05 Year 9 Key Stage 3 Senior
14+ 1 Sept 03 - 31 Aug 04 Year 10 Key Stage 4 Senior
15+ 1 Sept 02 - 31 Aug 03 Year 11 Key Stage 4 Senior
16+ 1 Sept 01 - 31 Aug 02 Year 12 Key Stage 5 Sixth Form
17+ 1 Sept 00 - 31 Aug 01 Year 13 Key Stage 5 Sixth Form

Year Groups for 2019-20

Age of Child Age Range by Date of Birth Shrewsbury Class Curriculum Key Stage Shrewsbury Department
3+ 1 Sept 15 - 31 Aug 16 Early Years 1 Early Years Foundation Stage Pre-Prep (Junior)
4+ 1 Sept 14 - 31 Aug 15 Early Years 2 Early Years Foundation Stage Pre-Prep (Junior)
5+ 1 Sept 13 - 31 Aug 14 Year 1 Key Stage 1 Pre-Prep (Junior)
6+ 1 Sept 12 - 31 Aug 13 Year 2 Key Stage 1 Pre-Prep (Junior)
7+ 1 Sept 11 - 31 Aug 12 Year 3 Key Stage 2 Prep (Junior)
8+ 1 Sept 10 - 31 Aug 11 Year 4 Key Stage 2 Prep (Junior)
9+ 1 Sept 09 - 31 Aug 10 Year 5 Key Stage 2 Prep (Junior)
10+ 1 Sept 08 - 31 Aug 09 Year 6 Key Stage 2 Prep (Junior)
11+ 1 Sept 07 - 31 Aug 08 Year 7 Key Stage 3 Senior
12+ 1 Sept 06 - 31 Aug 07 Year 8 Key Stage 3 Senior
13+ 1 Sept 05 - 31 Aug 06 Year 9 Key Stage 3 Senior
14+ 1 Sept 04 - 31 Aug 05 Year 10 Key Stage 4 Senior
15+ 1 Sept 03 - 31 Aug 04 Year 11 Key Stage 4 Senior
16+ 1 Sept 02 - 31 Aug 03 Year 12 Key Stage 5 Sixth Form
17+ 1 Sept 01 - 31 Aug 02 Year 13 Key Stage 5 Sixth Form