Admissions Process

If your child is interested in joining Stoke College, we would love you to come and visit or join one of our open day events. We host a a number of informal events for parents where you can ask questions and meet staff and pupils.


The closing date for applications for Year 7 and Year 9 entry is 13 December 2024.  Please upload all requested documents with your application and make the registration fee payment of £150 when you submit your application. If your child’s main residence is overseas, you will be required to pay £500.  Please see the link to our application form here


All applicants will be invited to our group assessment day on the morning of Saturday 11th January 2025. This will be a morning event and applicants will be required to complete a number of assessments in Maths, English and non-verbal reasoning. We aim to make this event as enjoyable as possible.


Following the assessment day, we will be inviting applicants to join us for a Taster Day on Tuesday 21st January 2025.  Please note that this is an invitation only event. The Taster Day is a great opportunity for your child to get to know us better and will provide an opportunity to experience a day fully immersed in all that Stoke College has to offer.


We will be making offers to successful applicants on 31 January 2025 and you will be required to confirm your acceptance no later than Monday 3 March 2025.

When a place is accepted, we ask that you pay an Acceptance Deposit of £750 to secure the place (for UK based families) or for those based overseas, the Acceptance Deposit is £1000. The Acceptance Deposit is refunded when your child leaves Stoke College and their account has been settled in full. Please also note, students from overseas who require a CAS (Certificate of Acceptance to Study) to support their VISA application will be asked to pay a full year’s fees in advance. 


  • Closing date for applications – 13 December 2024
  • Group assessment day – Saturday 11 January 2025  
  • Taster Day (invitation only) – Tuesday 21 January 2025
  • Offers will be made by 31 January 2025
  • Acceptance of Offers 3 March 2025

If you are seeking an in-year place in year groups 7 – 9, please do contact who will be happy to discuss availability and next steps.

We’re really looking forward to meeting you.