Music Aptitude Tests for all SW Herts Consortium schools 11+ entry take place in the Autumn term. Most schools will conduct the test on the same day so please check the school web site and note the date in your diary.
Key Testing Dates 2023 for Secondary Transfer 2024
|Online registration for the tests opens||Tuesday 11th April|
|Registration Closes||Friday 16th June|
|Date of Test Venue Notification||Friday 7th July (around noon)|
The following schools select a percentage of their intake via a Music Aptitude system. Check the links below to confirm the stats for this year’s intake.
25% of places selected on general ability, 10% of places for aptitude for Music
Queens’ School (Bushey)
265 places in Year 7. 35% of places selected on general ability, 5% for musical aptitude, 5% for sporting aptitude
185 places in Year 7. 25% of places selected on general ability, 10% of places for musical aptitude
St Clement Danes School (Chorleywood)
208 places. 10% general ability, 10% musical aptitude
Watford Grammar School for Boys
190 places in Year 7. 25% of places selected on general ability, 10% of places for musical aptitude.
Watford Grammar School for Girls
180 places in Year 7. 45 (25%) of places selected on academic ability, 18 (10%) of places for musical aptitude. There were 570 applications in 2010.
Other partially selective non-consortium schools
Dame Alice Owen’s School
32.5% of places selected for general ability, 5% for aptitude in Music
Bishops Stortford High School
155 places in Year 7, 5% of places selected for sporting aptitude, 5% for musical aptitude
Hertfordshire and Essex High School (Stortford)
160 places in Year 7, 5% of places selected for sporting aptitude, 5% for musical aptitude
Hockerill Anglo-European College (Bishops Stortford)
120 places in Year 7: 68 day places and 52 boarding places. 7 places allocated for linguistic aptitude, 3 places of musical aptitude and 2 places for aptitude in both subjects
Information on this page was believed to be correct at the time of writing, but we would not necessarily be aware of subsequent changes unless someone brings them to our attention. Before acting on any information given here, please verify that it is up to date.
You can download and practice the specimen Aural Tests online so that you know what kind of tests to expect.
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