St George’s Entrance Assessments

Entrance Assessments for Autumn Term entry 2021

Entrance assessments for all year groups, with the exception of P1 and S1, can take place at St George's during the normal school day by contacting the admissions department.

For overseas applicants or those based some distance from Edinburgh, we can send out entrance papers to be administered in the applicant's current school.

There are set dates in Edinburgh schools for P1 and S1 entrance assessments.

P1  Thursday 14 January 2021. This is a play session where staff spend time observing the children in a play situation. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, this session has been postponed. Please contact admissions for more information.

Find out more about the P1 Entrance Assessment Morning

S1 Tuesday 19 January and Friday 22 January 2021. The assessment will include papers in Mathematics, English and Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.  Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, these assessments will now take place online. Please contact admissions for more information.

Find out more about the S1 Entrance Assessment Days

A completed new student application form and a registration fee of £75 are required to sit an entrance assessment.

How to apply, entrance assessments and application forms for:


Junior School

Lower School

Upper School

Find out more by contacting Admissions T: 0131 311 8008. E:

You might also like to look at our Academic Awards and recordings from our virtual Open Days