Arrange a visit

Our annual whole school open morning offers an excellent opportunity to see the whole of King's College School on a Saturday in September. The date for September 2018 will be published here shortly. All are most welcome and there is no need to book. You will be offered an opportunity to hear the head master speak, to take a tour of the school guided by one of our pupils, and to meet many members of staff including the admissions team. Subject-based activities will be taking place in a number of areas.

Below are details of the opportunities for visiting King’s for specific entry points; we do hope to be able to welcome you to one of them.

FOR ENTRY AT 7+, 8+, 9+ and 10+ (Junior School)

The headmaster of the junior school, Dr Gerard Silverlock, is pleased to show the school to small groups of prospective parents on a normal school morning. If you would like to join with one of these small group tours please telephone the junior school office on 020 8255 5335 and we will be able to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

Parents of boys who are confirmed as candidates for the entrance assessments will also be invited, together with their son, to a candidates’ open morning/afternoon which is just for their son’s age group.

Our next junior school open morning will take place in June 2018 (date and time to be confirmed in later course). All are welcome to attend and there is no need to book in advance.

FOR ENTRY AT 11+ (year 7)

Our next 11+ open evening for entry in 2018 onwards will be held on Tuesday 10th October 2017 at 6.00pm. Parents and boys are most welcome and there is no need to book in advance. You will have the opportunity to hear presentations from senior members of staff, to take a tour of the school guided by our pupils, and to meet many members of staff, including the admissions team, over refreshments. Doors will be open from 5.45pm, and the event will start at 6.00pm prompt. Please come to our main reception on Southside (SW19 4TT). Parking is available on site but places are limited to around 80 cars. To park on site please come to the entrance to the school off Ridgway (almost opposite Edge Hill, SW19 4RA).The evening will end at approximately 7.45pm.

There are opportunities to visit the school on certain Monday mornings, when the head master or one of his deputies sees groups of parents following a tour of the school with a year 8 pupil. Presentations are made by senior staff and parents will have the chance to ask questions. Booking is essential for these forum visits – please email Sarah Stuart, lowerschooladmissions@kcs.org.uk, should you wish to book a place. As places are limited and we are only able to book one visit per family, we recommend that you come during the 12 months leading up to the entry tests. We encourage you to bring your son with you if you wish him to see the school during a working day.

FOR ENTRY AT 13+ (pre-test)

There are opportunities to visit the school on certain Monday afternoons, when the head master or one of his deputies sees groups of parents following a tour of the school with a member of our lower sixth. Presentations are made by senior staff and a fourth form boy who has recently joined us from a prep school, and parents will have the chance to ask questions. Booking is essential for these forum visits - to book a place, please contact admissions@kcs.org.uk or call Nicky Sheridan on 020 8255 5349. As places are limited and we are only able to book one visit per family, we recommend that you come during the 12 months leading up to the entry tests. We encourage you to bring your son with you if you wish him to see the school during a working day.

FOR ENTRY AT 16+ (sixth form)

Each year we host open evenings in June, September and October for those interested in joining the sixth form at King's. All are welcome to attend and there is no need to register or book a place in advance. 

Our final 16+ open evening for 2018 entry is on Thursday 5th October 2017 at 6.00pm

Visitors should arrive between 6.00-6.30pm at our main reception on Southside (SW19 4TT). Parking is available on site but places are limited to around 80 cars. To park on site please come to the entrance to the school off Ridgway (almost opposite Edge Hill, postcode SW19 4RA). Visitors will be offered a tour of the school with a current sixth former, followed by presentations by senior staff including an address by the head master. Following this there will be refreshments and an opportunity to chat informally with members of our teaching and pastoral staff as well as the Admissions team. The evening will finish at 8.15pm.

Please note that the closing date for 16+ registration for 2018 entry is Friday 20th October 2017 - please click here for information on how to register a candidate. For further information about entry to the sixth form for September 2018 onwards please click here.

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King's College School

Southside, Wimbledon Common,

London SW19 4TT

Senior school

Telephone: 020 8255 5300

Email: reception@kcs.org.uk

Absence line: 020 8255 5303

Junior school

Telephone: 020 8255 5335

Email: hmjssec@kcs.org.uk