Admissions

Admissions Overview

Dame Alice Owen’s School is a secondary day school for boys and girls aged 11-18. Originally founded in 1613, we are Voluntary Aided in status and admit children across the ability range. 65 children per year out of the available 200 places, however, are selected according to aptitude and ability as determined by the Governors’ …

Secondary Transfer

Local Priority Areas

In order to be considered  under our Entrance Exam and/or Music Test criteria  your child’s permanent home address must be within one of the listed areas below by the date of registration and also at the date of application. Children from outside of these areas are not eligible to be considered under these criteria and …

Admissions FAQs

The following replies to FAQs are given for general guidance only and refer to Secondary Transfer and In Year Admissions. If you have any further queries or suggestions to add to this list, which may be of help to other parents, please contact the Admissions Office – thank you.

For Sixth Form Admissions, see Sixth …

In Year Applications

Please be aware the school is heavily oversubscribed and we do not currently have any vacancies.

The Governing Body is responsible for the allocation of all in-year places in accordance with the School’s published admission rules.

The In-year admissions process is applicable to students who wish to apply for a place at Dame Alice Owen’s …

Admissions Office

Our Admissions Office deals with queries about Secondary Transfer and In Year Admissions. We would appreciate if you could refer to our comprehensive FAQs list before contacting the school with any queries, as you may find the answer to your question here. This will enable our Admissions Officer and general office staff to deal with …