Open Evenings & Open Day Tours

Open Evenings

Please note that William Perkin is unable to facilitate personal tours throughout the academic year. We strongly advise prospective applicants to attend the following Year 7 and Sixth Form Open Evenings:

Year 6 into 7 Open Evening for entrance in September 2018

This year's Open Evening will take place on Thursday 28th September 2017 from 5.30pm – 8.00pm . The Headteacher will give talks at 5.30pm, 6.30pm and 7.30pm.

Advanced bookings for the Open Evening are not required. You will be given a ticket to the next available Headteacher talk upon arrival. The last tour will start at 7.30pm.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO PARKING ON THE SCHOOL SITE FOR THE OPEN EVENINGS OR OPEN DAY TOURS. WE SUGGEST USING PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN ORDER TO REDUCE CONGESTION AND TO RESPECT THE RIGHTS OF OUR LOCAL RESIDENTS TO ACCESS THEIR PROPERTIES.


Open Day Tours

If you are unable to attend the Open Evening, Open Day Tours will take place on Monday 2nd, Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th October 2017 . There are three tours each day at 8.35am, 9.25am and 11.35am. The William Perkin Office will accept bookings by telephone only on Friday 29th September 2017 .

Open Day Tour bookings cannot be made in advance and will not be accepted by email.

As the Open Days Tours are heavily oversubscribed, bookings are only available to those whose child will be entering high school in September 2018. We also only take family groups of three or less in order to accommodate as many interested parties as possible. Tours last about 30 minutes.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO PARKING ON THE SCHOOL SITE FOR THE OPEN EVENINGS OR OPEN DAY TOURS. WE SUGGEST USING PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN ORDER TO REDUCE CONGESTION AND TO RESPECT THE RIGHTS OF OUR LOCAL RESIDENTS TO ACCESS THEIR PROPERTIES.


Sixth Form Open Evening for entrance in September 2018

The Sixth Form Open Evening will be on Thursday 16th November 2017. Details of the Sixth Form Open Evening and further information will be posted in due course .


PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO PARKING ON THE SCHOOL SITE FOR THE OPEN EVENINGS OR OPEN DAY TOURS. WE SUGGEST USING PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN ORDER TO REDUCE CONGESTION AND TO RESPECT THE RIGHTS OF OUR LOCAL RESIDENTS TO ACCESS THEIR PROPERTIES.


Admissions Criteria

For full details of the 2018 Admissions criteria for Year 7 applications and the Language Scholarship places, please click here.

Kindly note that we do not have a separate application form (SIF) - simply apply through your local authority only.


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