4+ (Reception entry) - Sydenham High School

1 – Visit us

We hope to meet you at one of our upcoming Open Events and Taster Days or, to book a place on one of our weekly tours, please call 020 8557 7004.

The deadline for applications for 2024 entry is Friday 17 November 2023. If you have any further queries please call our admissions team on 020 8557 7004 or email  and they will be happy to make individual arrangements

To view a digital copy of our Prep School Prospectus 2023-24 click here.

2 – Apply

The application deadline for 2024 entry is Friday 17 November 2023

The application fee is £100 for UK students and £125 for overseas students.

For queries please email .

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3 – Assessments

For 2023 entry, the Entrance Examination date is Monday 27 & Tuesday 28 November 2023 including applicant interviews.

Your daughter will be asked to take part in a playgroup session with the class teachers lasting approximately one hour. We will assess numeracy skills, early phonics awareness, handwriting, conversation skills and interaction with other pupils. We also request a report from your daughter’s nursery.

We select girls who we believe have the aptitude and potential to benefit from a Sydenham High School education.

4 – Offers

The results of the assessment process will be posted home on Monday 11 December 2023.

The deadline for response to all 4+ offers is Friday 26 January 2024. Please note that places are secured by paying the deposit of £1250 and completing the requisite paperwork. Early completion is advised.

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