Year 7

Year 7 2023 Entry 

Secondary transfer allocations were announced on 1 March 2023

If you were not allocated a place at Hockerill, please see the information below: Actions to take following Allocation Day 2023

If you have any questions or require further information about applying for a boarding place, please contact


Year 7 2024 Open Morning

Our Open Morning for Year 7 2024 entry will take place on the morning of Saturday 16 September. Further details will be added to this webpage nearer the time. 




Language and Music Aptitude Tests for 2024 entry

The Language and Music aptitude tests for Year 7 2024 will take pllace on Saturday 23 September. You will need to register your child to sit the music and/ or language aptitude test/s by 0900 on Monday 18 September. Registration will open later in the Summer Term so please check the website later in the term. 


Frequently Asked Questions:

  • If you wish to apply for a boarding place at the College then there is no requirement to sit the aptitude tests as aptitude allocations are made for day places only. 
  • We do not provide any past test papers.
  • Further information on the aptitude tests is available in our Admissions Policy for 2024 entry available as a download below. 






Admissions arrangements for September 2024

Applications for day and boarding places in Year 7 for September 2024 are welcome from 1 September 2023. The deadline for receipt for on time applications is 31 October 2023.

Applications for day and boarding places must also be made through the applicant's Local Authority by 31 October 2023.

For Boarding places, a Supplementary Information Form must be submitted to Hockerill by the deadline.  Boarding applicants will then be invited to attend a boarding suitability interview as part of the admissions process.