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Common Entrance Pre Tests

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tolstoy Sat 13-Dec-14 22:28:06

Having done the pre-test (initial screen) my son has been invited to sit the actual test and be interviewed, for Westminster and St Paul's. Does anyone know the percentage chance of being offered a conditional place at either i.e. how many boys are invited for test and interview at each and how many actual places are there at each)? Many thanks

WorkingItOutAsIGo Wed 17-Dec-14 11:11:40

I remember being told it last year at the meetings they had for parents - for Westminster something like 600 applicants, 240 interviews, 60 places. SPS has about 90 places. Because they both only offer once per place now they offers are limited - our school got 25% offers amongst those invited to interview at Westminster and I think about 30% at SPS - plus lots of waiting list places. So still pretty tough odds.

tolstoy Wed 17-Dec-14 14:01:20

many thanks, really helpful

Michaelahpurple Mon 22-Dec-14 12:01:41

There are I think about 250 interviewed which looks like a 50/50 chance for the circa 120 but the numbers are skewed by the under school as this counts them and generally

Michaelahpurple Mon 22-Dec-14 12:03:08

About 40 offers are made to current year 6 boys and then there are places earmarked for the 25 odd 11+ entrants ie in the end about 50 boys on average from the under school take up places.

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