Welcome to Admissions
Thank you for your interest in joining our inspirational school community.
Whitgift is a leading independent school for boys aged 10 to 18, with an innovative Junior Years curriculum, strong academic focus, broad co-curricular provision, offering compassionate pastoral care. Whitgift offers full and weekly boarding from the age of 13 (Year 9), and flexible boarding from the age of 11 (Year 7).
The information in this section will help to guide you through the application process for your son. The Admissions Guide provides an overview of the admissions process for each entry point, and the Frequently Asked Questions share responses to many of the questions asked by parents.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to welcome visitors onto the School site, however, we have several interactive ways that you can experience life at Whitgift online. Please visit Open Events for further details.
Our Admissions entrance examinations and process is currently under review, and we will publish updates here over the coming months. If you have made an application, we will contact you directly with any updates.
Please refer to this page throughout this year’s application process and contact the Admissions Team if we can be of any further assistance.
We look forward to welcoming you and your son to Whitgift in the future.
ALISTAIR OSBORNEAssistant Head (Admissions and Co-curricular)
The quality of pastoral care is outstanding; a calm and courteous approach pervades the School.
ISI Inspection REPORT
Whitgift felt the most ‘real’ of the independent schools I had seen and I was struck by the humility of the staff and boys I had met. It was welcoming from the get-go, warm, and I instantly thought my boys would thrive here if they were lucky enough to get a place.
QUOTE FROM CURRENT PARENT (2020)