Joining at 11+ (Year 7)

11+ Admission for September 2023

Each year we welcome around five new girls to join those moving up from our Junior School into Year 7. For 11+ entry in September 2023, girls must be born between 1st September 2011 and 31 August 2012. 

There is a four-step process to an 11+ application for a place at St Margaret’s School: The Registration Form and Fee, The Reference, The Test and The Interview.

The Registration Form and Fee 
Fill in the Registration Form online ( and pay a Registration Fee of £100.00 by BACS or cheque (bank details are on the Registration Form). At this time, please also email a recent digital photograph of your daughter, a copy of either her birth certificate or the information page of her passport and a copy of her most recent school report to

The Reference 
We ask your daughter’s current school to provide a reference for feedback on her social and academic performance over the previous year.

The Test
St Margaret’s is part of the London 11+ Consortium, along with 13 other schools. To see a list of the other schools and to find out more about the Consortium, please visit  (

All 11+ 2023 applicants applying to St Margaret’s will need to sit the Atom Assessment, either at their current school (if it is holding the test) or at one of the other Consortium schools (candidates may only sit the exam once regardless of how many of the above schools they have applied to). Once you have registered with us, we will contact you to inform us of where you want your daughter to sit her Atom Assessment. If you have applied for schools that are not on the Consortium list, please refer to their websites for their exam details. If you are sitting it at St Margaret's, the test will be held on Friday 2nd December 2023,

The Interview 
We will invite candidates to an interview in January 2023.

Key Dates for 11+ (Year 7) 2023 Entry 

Open Mornings: Wednesday 29th June 2022,
Thursday 22nd September 2022 & Thursday 6th October 2022

Application deadline: Friday 11th November 2022
Test date at St Margaret's: Friday 2nd December 2022
Offers sent out: Friday 10th February 2023



London 11+ FAQs for Assessment Entry for 2023

London 11+ Code of Practice


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