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How to apply

Finding the right school for your child is not always easy. At Freemen’s, we know just how stressful this process can be, so we will guide you through every stage of our 5-step Admissions Journey.

Infographic admissions journey for City of London Freemen's School

We will consider the following criteria when you make your application:

For Sixth Form Applicants, we consider the following criteria when you make your application:

Sixth Form admissions criteria for City of London Freemen's School


To apply, simply complete the online Registration Form and pay the £100 fee. The deadline to apply is 15 October before you wish to sit the entrance exams (eg 15 October 2019 for January 2020 entrance exams) or if in Year 11, when you wish to apply for Sixth Form. You can download a registration form if you prefer.

Key Admissions dates 

Key Dates for applying to Freemen's

Date Description
May, September, October                                                    Open Events
15 October                                                        Deadline to apply
November Online assessments for applications for Year 7 (11+) to Year 10 (14+) entry and for entry for Sixth Form if not studying eight or more GCSEs
November- January 

We will request a confidential report from current school

16+ Scholarship Exams and Auditions (November)



Entrance Assessments for entry to Year 3 (7+) to Year 6 (10+) and Interviews for all candidates

11+ and 13+ Scholarship Exams and Auditions

February (first week) Decision letters are sent 
March (first week) Deadline to accept offers
June Induction Day for all new pupils and welcome evening for new parents
September Start at Freemen's

The application process is the same for each point of entry into the school. To find out what is required for each point of entry, click on the links below:

Applications for other years 

We will accept registrations or other years of entry (Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Year 8 and Year 10) as long as we have space in that year. We will NOT accept applications for entry into exam classes (Year 11 or Year 13). If you would like to apply, we recommend contacting the Admissions Team first as the registration fee is non-refundable. Contact the team directly at or call 0044 (0) 1372 822423



Open Events




Scholarships and Bursaries