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Hertfordshire and Essex High School

Hertfordshire and Essex High School Admissions Information for September 2018 Entry

Places 180 places in Year 7
10% of places are selective – 5% (9 places) on the basis of music aptitude, 5% (9 places) on sports aptitude
Closing Date for CAF form – 31st October 2019
for Test Form – Fri 4th October 2019
Open Evening Thursday 26 September 2019, 5.30 – 8.30 pm
School visits June & July 2019
Q & A Sessions Monday 30 September 2019 – 5.45pm, Wednesday 2 October 2019 – 5.45pm
Music Test Date Saturday 12th October 2019
Test Details The test is jointly arranged between BSHS, The Herts & Essex High School and The Leventhorpe School.
The test will consist of 60 multiple choice questions; 15 on each of the following areas:
- Pitch
- Rhythm
- Melody
- Texture
Applicants will listen to the test on a CD (35 mins)
Applicants do not need previous experience in music but must show an interest in music and in taking part in the musical life of the school
Sports Test Date Saturday 12th October 2019
Test Details The test will consist of 7 activities testing:
- accuracy
- agility
- balance
- endurance
- hand/eye coordination
- movement to music
- spatial awareness
The child will be part of a group taking part in the different activities. The test will last two and a half hours.
Applicants do not need to have previous sporting experience, but must show an interest in taking part in the sporting life of the school.
Allocations March 2020
Admissions Hertfordshire and Essex High School
Admissions policy 2020

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