Entry is for boys aged 13 and below the age of 14 on 1 September in the year of entry. Candidates take an entrance examination on Thursday 7 January consisting of written papers in english, mathematics, science (Chemistry, Physics and Biology), general humanities (this is a source-based not a syllabus-based paper), French and Latin (for those boys who have studied Latin). Spanish and German assessments are also available. The date of the entrace examination is January 2021. A number of boys are called forward for interview on the basis of their performance in the written examinations and, amongst these boys, offers of places are subsequently made.