7+ Entry

Entrance assessment dates – For 2020 entry
Monmouth School Boys’ Prep Entry Assessment, for boys aged 7-11 Saturday 7th March 2020
Monmouth School Girls’ Prep Entry Assessment, for girls aged 7-11 Saturday 7th March 2020
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Selection for entry at aged 7 is by:

(a) an informal interview
(b) assessment in English and Mathematics
(c) assessment of potential.

A good standard of reading and familiarity with the basic rules of number are expected. The papers will be largely based upon level 2 of the National Curriculum. Reports on candidates will also be sought from their present school. The Heads of the Prep Departments will be pleased to discuss the entry procedure with parents in more detail. Assessments are conducted in an informal way and the candidates are given plenty of guidance and encouragement throughout the assessment.

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Monmouth School Girls’ Prep, with boarding from aged 7

  • Monmouth School Girls’ Prep is the close-knit, lively preparatory school of Monmouth School for Girls.
  • Facilities include a 25-metre swimming pool, all-weather pitch, indoor sports hall, 25 acres of sports grounds, theatre, dance studio and meadow.
  • There is a broad range of clubs and activities, from chamber music to cross country.
  • A popular after-school club extends the school day from 8am to 6pm to give a helping hand with homework if needed.
  • With additional subject specialists to extend the curriculum, girls flourish in this forward-thinking, aspirational environment.

For more information or to arrange a visit to Monmouth School Girls’ Prep, please email

Go to the Monmouth School Girls’ Prep website

Monmouth School Boys’ Prep, with boarding from aged 7

  • Independent research has placed Monmouth School Boys’ Prep, as one of the top three prep schools in the UK.
  • Boys thrive in a happy, vibrant atmosphere with a new, state-of-the-art building.
  • Outstanding sports facilities, including indoor sports hall, astro-turf, 25m pool and over 25 acres of sports fields.
  • A full programme of after school clubs and activities, with the School being open from 8am to 6pm.
  • Subject specialist teachers transmit their passion for their subject to their pupils who excel in this dynamic school community.

For more information or to arrange a visit to Monmouth School Boys’ Prep, please email

Go to the Monmouth School Boys’ Prep website

Reasons to choose the Haberdashers’ preparatory schools

  • A team of experienced and dedicated teaching staff understands the different learning styles of girls and boys.
  • Both “Excellent” in every category in recent Estyn inspections.
  • A rich variety of subjects encourages children to achieve their personal best.
  • A number of joint activities is run across the two schools.
  • Each year a high number of scholarships is awarded for entry to the senior schools at 11.