Admission to Year 7 September 2020

TGS is a high achieving selective grammar school with academy status, educating girls between the ages of 11 and 16 and girls and boys in the Sixth Form. We are an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School.

The Governors have now determined the Admission Policy for entry in September 2020, unchanged from previous years, and is available below.

For entry to Year 7 all applicants must complete their Local Authority Secondary Common Application Form (SCAF).

The School can only consider applicants who have been selective assessed according to the Kent 11+ test which took place in September 2019. 

Admissions Update 17/10/19

It is impossible to accurately predict where TGS cut off scores will settle.

It is essential that families put schools on their application form in the order that they genuinely prefer them regardless of other factors like historical scoring patterns (past years' scores are available in the 'Briefing for Entry to Year 7' document below). Putting TGS as your first choice does not represent any risk to the likelihood of success at other schools on your list.

TGS is closed Monday 21 October to Friday 25 October for the half term holiday. Our Prospectus and supporting information below is designed to answer any of the questions you may have about the application process. You may also find that they can be answered by visiting the Kent County Council website here.

However, if you should require any further clarification please contact admissions@tgs.kent.sch.uk and we will respond as soon as we are able.

How to Apply

From September 2018 entry a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) (please click here to download) is required ONLY from applicants who are eligible for and wish to apply for a Pupil Premium place.  Please be aware the the SIF alone does not constitute an application.

Prospectus and Supporting Information

Prospectus

Year 7 2019 Allocations

On 1st March the Governors offered places to 145 Area list applicants and 35 Governor list applicants, with cut-off scores as follows:

Area list: 371 (distance tie-breaker of 1.026 applied - not all applicants with 371 will have been successful)

Governor list: 393 (distance tie-breaker of 15.318)

Eligible Pupil Premium list applicants were accommodated within the Area list cut-off.

Second round offers update:

The Governors offered declined places on 24th April via the KCC reallocation to 15 Area and 4 Governor list applicants with cut off scores as follows:

Area list: 368 (last distance offered 3.585)

Governor list: 400 (no distance tie-breaker needed)

Appeal information is available here

Enquiries

Enquiries to Mrs Court Year 7 Admissions 01732 365125 ext 250 admissions@tgs.kent.sch.uk

Visiting the School

Our Year 6 Open Events were held during the week commencing 7th October.

Due to the later than usual release of Kent Test results this year, we regret that none of our Open Events could be scheduled for a date after parents have been made aware of their child(ren)’s results.

We offer School Tours which take place monthly from November to May.  The dates for our forthcoming tours are listed below. All tours start at 9.30am and last around an hour. Tours may be oversubscribed, and parents must book in advance using the form below.

  • Thurs 14 Nov

  • Thurs 12 Dec

  • Thurs 16 Jan

  • Thurs 13 Feb

  • Thurs 12 March

  • Thurs 23 April

  • Thurs 14 May

We are sorry, but we are unable to arrange individual visits.

Places on School Tours are limited. Please await an email from the School confirming your place.  

For anyone wishing to attend a school tour, please complete details below.

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