Admissions

Choosing a school for your child is one of the biggest decisions most parents will have to make and it is an incredibly important one.

admissions-imgWe understand just how important it is that you really get to know a school, before you consider, or choose it, for your family.  Especially when you’re thinking about boarding for the first time. 

We’ve been helping families to make this choice for over 125 years and we look forward to being able to show you all that we have to offer, so you can decide whether Sandroyd is the right choice.

Please do fill in the form to be sent further details of Sandroyd including copies of our school magazines so that you are able to get a real flavour of Sandroyd life. However, the best way to get a feel for the unrivalled education at Sandroyd is to book a visit. You will be able to see for yourselves exactly why the education we offer is treasured by pupils, parents, alumni and highly valued by the top senior schools in the country.

What is the process of joining Sandroyd?

  1. Visit the school. Contact our Registrar, Mrs Alex Preston, to arrange a day that suits your family.
  2. Register your child. Parents are encouraged to complete a Registration Form and return it to the Registrar, together with the Registration Fee, as soon as possible. Whilst Registration doesn’t guarantee your child a space at Sandroyd, it does gain them a place on our admissions list. When spaces are limited, preference is given to those families who have registered earliest.  As a small and popular school we do encourage early Registration.
  3. Get to know the School. Families who are looking to join the School are all invited to one of our Activity Mornings or ‘Taster’ boarding sessions.
  4. Take part in an assessment. We do assess all children before they start at Sandroyd. This is to ensure that we are the right school for their individual needs. It is an informal assessment that enables us to gain a snapshot of their ability in the classroom.
  5. Receive a formal offer of a place. An offer of a place will be made shortly after the assessment morning. At this stage, we then ask parents to secure the offered place by paying a deposit. 
  6. Enjoy getting to know Sandroyd! All new families are invited to our New Pupils’ Day, which is held in June each year. It’s a wonderful day where new pupils and their families have the chance to meet each other, along with current staff and pupils.

If you have any queries about admissions at Sandroyd or you would like to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Alex Preston, Admissions Registrar on 01725 516264 or email office@sandroyd.com.

To view our most recent ‘Excellent’ ISI report, please click here.