Admissions Timetables

Admissions Timetable for September 2025

The entrance procedure varies depending on your daughter’s age. Below is an overview of key dates for September 2025.

Please register your details if you would like to receive updates on 2025 admissions and priority booking for events. Contact us on admissions@wgs.org or 0161 249 3371.

Junior School

Years 3 – 6 (age 7 – 11)

August 2024Applications Open
Thursday 7th November 2024
4.30 – 6.30pm
Whole School Open Evening
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Saturday 9th November 2024
10am – 12noon
Whole School Open Morning
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Autumn Term 2024 – TBCYear 4 Taster Morning
– If your daughter is in Year 3 at school
Autumn Term 2024 – TBCYear 3 Taster Morning
– If your daughter is in Year 2 at school
Monday 9th December 2024Application Deadline
Thursday 12th December 2024Deadline to apply for Financial Assistance
Saturday 18th January 2025Entrance Assessment
By Friday 24th January 2025Notification of offers
– You will be contacted to confirm the outcome of the Entrance Assessments.
Friday 13th June 2025 (tbc)Junior School Induction Afternoon
Wednesday 3rd September 2025First day of the Autumn Term
How to join Junior School

Senior School

Year 7 (age 11)

August 2024Applications Open
Monday 14th October
1.30 – 3.30pm
Withington in Action
Come and see a school day in full swing, guided by our current pupils. Please register your details to be notified when booking opens.
Thursday 7th November 2024
4.30 – 6.30pm
Whole School Open Evening
Book here
Saturday 9th November 2024
10am – 12noon
Whole School Open Morning
Book here
Saturday 16th & Saturday 30th November 2024
9.15am – 12.00pm
Taster Days
Is your daughter currently in Year 5 or 6? Join us for taster lessons in a range of subjects. Please register your interest to receive further details.
Friday 6th December 2024 Application Deadline
Thursday 12th December 2024Deadline to apply for Financial Assistance
Monday 6th January 2025Year 7 Entrance Examination

(Please note this may be before the start of the Spring term for some schools)
Week commencing Monday 13th January 2025 Invitations to interview

You will hear this week whether or not your daughter is invited for an interview. 
Monday 20th January – Friday 7th February 2025 Interviews for Year 7
Tuesday 25th February 2025 Notification of Year 7 decisions (by post and email)
12.00pm – Tuesday 4th March 2025 Deadline for responding to offers that include financial assistance.
12.00pm – Thursday 6th March 2025 Deadline for responding to all other offers.
Friday 13th June 2025 (tbc) Year 7 Induction Day
Wednesday 3rd September 2025 First day of term

 

How to join Senior School

Sixth Form

Year 12 (age 16)

August 2024Applications Open
Wednesday 9th October 2024
5.00 – 7.00pm
Sixth Form Information Evening
Book here
October 2024 Register Your Details
Once you register your details you will be invited to complete a Statement of Interest. Before you do this you will need to know your A Level subject choices. Your predicted GCSE grades should meet our minimum entry requirements (minimum of six 7-9 grades at GCSE, with 8-9 grades in the subjects you wish to study at A Level. A grade 9 in Mathematics is required if you with to take Further Mathematics at A Level).
Thursday 7th November 2024
4.30 – 6.30pm
Whole School Open Evening
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Saturday 9th November 2024
10am – 12noon
Whole School Open Morning
Book here
Thursday 28th November 2024 Deadline for Statements of Interest

(We may still have places available after the deadline. Contact us on admissions@wgs.org)
Week commencing Monday 9th December 2024 Invitation to apply

We will confirm whether or not you are invited to make a full application.
Thursday 6th February 2025 Full Application Deadline
Wednesday 12th February 2025 Deadline to apply for Financial Assistance
End February/early March 2025 Interviews
By Friday 28th March 2025 Confirmation of conditional offers
You will be notified whether or not we are making you a conditional offer.
End of summer term 2025 – Date TBC Taster Day
Your chance to meet other students, experience life in our Sixth Form and get a feel for your subject choices.
Thursday 21st August GCSE Results Day
Please contact us as soon as possible on the day to confirm your GCSE results.
Wednesday 3rd September 2025First day of the Term
Sixth Form induction & team building
How to join Sixth Form
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