Applications for 2018 entry
Applications for day places are invited from mid-August 2017 from the parents of boys for 10+, 11+, 12+, 13+, 14+ and Sixth Form entry in 2018.
Boarding commences at 13+ and boarding applications are invited from the parents of boys entering Year 9 (13+) and Sixth Form only.
Applications can be made either by downloading the relevant age-group application form(s) below and submitting the completed form(s) to the Admissions Office, or via our Online Application process (please see online section below).
Applications should be submitted by the following deadline dates:
10+ to 14+ day and 13+ boarding applicants: 30 November 2017
Sixth Form boarding applicants: 10 December 2017
Sixth Form day applicants: 29 December 2017
Scholarships for 2018 entry
If your son has exceptional talent in Art, Design Technology and Engineering, Drama, Music or Sport and you wish to apply for a scholarship, please complete the appropriate scholarship application form(s) and submit with the main Whitgift Application Form. Scholarship forms are available to download from our website click here, or an application can be made online (see below). For information, all boys who submit the Whitgift Application Form are automatically entered for an Academic Scholarship.
Bursaries for 2018 entry
Parents of prospective day pupils, whose family income is less than approximately £80,000 a year, may apply for a bursary (an income-related fee reduction). Bursaries are not available to boarding students.
Bursary forms can only be submitted by paper copy to the Whitgift Foundation, North End, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 1SS. Please click here to download a form.
Online applications for 2018 entry
As an alternative to submitting hard copies of the application forms it is possible to apply online. If applying for a scholarship, please note that the Whitgift Application Form and any scholarship application form(s) should be submitted at the same time.
In order to apply online it will be necessary to have access to a scanner as you will be required to upload various documents such as copies of your son’s last three school reports, a copy of his passport (and visa/residence permit if applicable), a photograph of your son and any additional relevant documentation (e.g. educational psychologist’s report, a letter from your son's current school indicating his usual way of working if seeking examination concessions, testimonials from sports coaches, music tutors etc.). Payment of the entrance fee will also need to be made online either via PayPal or via bank transfer. If paying by bank transfer it will be necessary to upload proof of payment.
If wishing to apply for a bursary, the Whitgift Application Form and scholarship forms can be completed online, but please note the bursary form must be downloaded from the website, completed, and sent to The Whitgift Foundation, North End, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 1SS. Please click here for more information regarding bursaries and to download a bursary form.
To commence an online application, please click here
Pre-Test Applications for 2019 and 2020
Whitgift only accepts applications for day places a year before the student is due to enter the School. However, there will be a Pre-Test for boys who are considering boarding at 13+ only in September 2019 and 2020. The Pre-Test will take place on Friday 4 May 2018 and the closing date for applications is Friday 23 March 2018. It is not possible to apply online for the Pre-Test. Please click here to download the Pre-Test Application Form.