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Following a visit, Registration is the first stage in the Admissions process and this reserves a place for your daughter at MSJ (subject to the successful completion of the Entrance Examinations). 

Prior to your daughter sitting Entrance Examinations a you will need to complete the Registration documents and a fee is payable at this stage to cover publication and postage costs as well as examination fees if an application is submitted. 

You can fill in and submit a registration form online to start the enrolment process. Please use one of the following links:

Registration Form: Reception to Year 11 Entry

Registration Form: Sixth Form Entry

Taster Day

Girls are most welcome to come to MSJ to join their current year group for the day. They will be able to experience lessons and activities, have the opportunity to meet the teachers and experience a taster of life as an MSJ girl.

Entrance Examinations

Entrance to Malvern St James is based on the potential your daughter demonstrates in our assessments and a satisfactory confidential report, addressing both pastoral and academic matters, from your daughter’s present school.

Preparatory Department: Reception – Year 6

Girls attend a ‘Taster Day’ at Malvern St James where they will spend a day at MSJ with their current year group. Girls in Year 3 and above will also sit a short informal assessment. Applicants who are Non-UK residents can be assessed remotely.

Senior School: Years 7 – 10

Entrance Examinations take the form of Cognitive Ability Tests (CAT4) and an English Comprehension examination (or EAL paper for non-native English speakers). All girls will have an interview, either face-to-face or on Skype.

Sixth Form (Year 12)

Girls will study at least three A Levels during their time in the Sixth Form alongside a fourth AS subject and / or an EPQ or equivalent. 

As part of the application procedure, girls with English as their first language are required to take written papers in two of the subjects they intend to study at Advanced Level, and a General Essay paper. Girls whose first language is not English are required to take written papers in two of the subjects intended for study at Advanced Level, an English as an Additional Language (EAL) paper and a General Essay. All girls will have an interview, either face-to-face or on Skype.