All parents and pupils interested in applying to the school are welcome, indeed encouraged, to visit us. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.


2014 Open sessions will take place on Tuesday 23rd September (6pm - 9pm) and Thursday 25th September (6pm - 9pm). There will also be two morning sessions on Thursday 2nd October and Thursday 23rd October (9.30am - 10.30am) when there is a chance to visit during the school day.


As from March 2013, appeals against decisions not to admit students are heard by the Independent Appeals Panel (IAP) for John Hampden Grammar School. The deadlines for appeals can be found here. Timetable for Appeals 2013.pdfTimetable for Appeals 2013.pdf  


The Governing Body has consulted upon its admissions arrangements for entry in September 2014. The consultation is now closed and a response to the main points raised in the consultation is available below.

admissions consultation response.pdfadmissions consultation response.pdf


Here are the 2014 admission rules. They were consulted upon during the period 1/1/2013 – 1/3/2013 and were then formally determined by the Governing Body.

For admissions in 2014 HM Admissions 2014.pdfHM Admissions 2014.pdf


For admissions in 2015 HM Admissions 2015.pdfHM Admissions 2015.pdf