Admissions Process

The admissions process for entry is:

Complete the Registration Form and send to Tessa Howard-Vyse, Director of Marketing and External Relations at enquiries@bishopstrow.com or via your agent.  Applications should include:

  • A Registration Fee of £150 (£100 for the Academic Summer Programme)
  • A copy of the applicant’s passport, together with a copy of their birth certificate
  • A stamped copy of the applicant’s most recent School Report
  • A character reference from the their current school
  • Copies of any relevant University of Cambridge English Language Assessment examination certificates, or IELTS study level if known

The College will either request a Skype interview with the applicant or decline the application.  After the Skype interview the College will offer either a Guaranteed Place or a Waiting List Place or decline the application.

Candidates for the 1 Year IGCSE Programme commencing in September will be required to sit a Password English and Maths assessment after their interview.  The College will advise full details.

If a Guaranteed Place is offered you will be sent the College offer pack which includes Acceptance Form, Parent Handbook, Medical Questionnaire, Uniform Order Form, invoice for the fees due and other joining materials.  A deposit of £1,200 (£600 for the Academic Summer Programme) must be paid within 3 weeks of the date of the offer letter, and the fees must be paid in full 8 weeks before the start of the course.

A signed copy of the Acceptance Form should be returned together with details of any fee payments made.  In addition, a fully completed Medical Questionnaire, Uniform Order Form, Guardianship  Form and Travel Information Form must be completed and returned to the College before the applicant’s arrival.

Should the applicant require a visa to attend the College please contact Tessa Howard-Vyse, Director of Marketing and External Relations for further information.  Please note that the College does require payment of the first term’s fees in full in order to issue any supporting documentation for a visa application.

The College will contact you before your arrival to finalise induction arrangements.


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