St John’s School is a unique learning environment, offering small class sizes, where every pupil is nurtured and inspired to develop both academically and as an individual.

Prospective parents, pupils and their families are warmly invited and encouraged to attend one or more of our various Open Days or Open Mornings which take place throughout the year.  Additionally you may wish to have a personal tour with Mrs Armour, Headmistress during a normal school day.

Come and see for yourself first-hand St John’s personal approach to learning and to see how your child could be part of St John’s School.  Admission events are also a great opportunity to speak to our teaching staff and have any questions answered.

Open Days

Our next Open Day will be held on Saturday 28th September 2019 between 10am and 1pm to register your interest please e-mail Mrs Cox, Registrar at

In the meantime if you would like to visit before September please contact Mrs Cox, Registrar, to book a personal tour by Mrs Armour, Headmistress, during a normal school day.

Year 5 Senior School Taster Day

If your child is currently in Year 5 and now considering their choice for Senior School in September 2021 we will be holding a Year 5 Senior School Taster Day during June/ July 2020.

Our Senior School Taster Day will give your child the opportunity to experience St John’s School.  They will meet some of our current pupils and will take part in a variety of Senior School lessons as well as tasting one of our delicious cooked lunches.

To register you child for the Year 5 Senior School Taster Day please contact Mrs Cox, Registrar, on 01277 623070 (please press option 1) or e-mail Mrs Cox at

Entrance Assessments/ Taster Days

Senior School Entry September 2020

Once you have attended an Admission Event/ Senior School Taster Day you will be invited to Register your child by completing a Registration Form and returning it with a non-refundable Registration Fee of £100.

All those registered for entry to Upper 3 (Year 7) in September 2020 will be invited to sit our Senior Entrance Assessment on Thursday 23rd January 2020.  The assessment comprises of English, Mathematics and Non-Verbal Reasoning examination papers.  Candidates will also have an interview with our Senior Management Team.  Offers will then be posted out to applicants a week after the assessment.

Rest of School Entry 2019/2020

If you are interested for your child to join St John’s during the middle of an academic year or at the start of the new academic year in September 2019 please contact Mrs Cox, Registrar, who will be able to advise if there is a place available and arrange a Taster Day where your child will spend the day with a class in their relevant year group.  You will need to Register your child and pay the non-refundable Registration Fee of £100.  At the end of the Taster Day we will be able to advise if we can offer a place.