High School Open Days/Evenings

If your child is in Year 6, you must apply for their high school place by 31 October 2022.  If you need any help, please come to see us in the school office and we will be happy to help. 

High School Open Events

Local High Schools:


Archway School - https://www.archwayschool.net/


Barnwood Park – https://www.barnwood-park.gloucs.sch.uk/


Chosen Hillhttps://www.chosenhillschool.co.uk/


Churchdown Academy – https://www.churchdownschool.com/


Gloucester Academy – https://www.gloucesteracademy.co.uk/

Open Evening Thursday 15 September 2022 from 5 - 7.30pm.


Henley Bank High School – https://www.henleybankhighschool.co.uk/


Holmleigh Park High School – https://www.hphigh.co.uk/


Newent Community Schoolhttps://newent.gloucs.sch.uk/


Severn Vale School – https://www.severnvaleschool.com/


St Peter’s RC High School – https://www.stpetershighschool.org.uk/




Grammar schools:


Please note that to attend a grammar school in Y7 children must sit the admissions test and achieve the qualifying mark for the school.  For more information about the test and how to register, see the individual school websites.


Crypt School (Grammar school, boys & girls)  

Wednesday 22 March 2023 - Open Event.  9.30am or 11.30am.  Booking required via the school website. 


Denmark Road (Grammar school, girls) - 


Marling School (Grammar school, boys) 

Open mornings:

Wednesday 17 May 2023

Thursday 18 May 2023

Times to be confirmed


Open evening:

Tuesday 20 June 2023, time to be confirmed.  


Pate's Grammar School (Grammar school, boys & girls)

Open mornings with Headteacher presentation, student-led tours and the chance to meet Head of Y7 and pastoral staff on the following dates:

Tuesday 28 February 2023, 9am or 9.30am

Tuesday 28 March 2023, 9am or 9.30am

Monday 26 June 2023, 9am or 9.30am

Thursday 29 June 2023, 9am or 9.30am

Booking required via the school website. 


Ribston Hall High School (Grammar school, girls)

Friday 21 April 2023 - Admissions Information Morning for Y5 girls and their parents - information about the application process and how to support your child in preparing for the exam as well as a talk from the headteacher and school tours.  Times TBC.


Sir Thomas Rich's School (Grammar school, boys)


Stroud High School (Grammar school, girls)

Open mornings:

Friday 28 April 2023

Friday 30 June 2023 

For more information, check the school website.