The Laurels is an independent school for girls aged 11-18. The Catholic ethos influences all aspects of school life and is underpinned by the PACT Charter of Educational Principles which emphasises the important role that parents have to play as the first educators of their children.

The Laurels School opened with Year 7 intake in September 2013. From September 2015, an additional point of entry opened to pupils wishing to join the school in Year 9 and a number of Sixth Form places have been availabe from September 2018.

Admission Deadline

Places in the school are offered on the basis of commitment on the part of parents to the school ethos as set out in the PACT Charter of Educational Principles. 

The application deadline for September 2020 is Wednesday 1st January 2020

Open Day

Open Days are the best way to find out about the school, the dates are announced on the HOME PAGE and in our CALENDAR.

Year 7 Entry: Age / Year Group Tables for Academic Year 2018-19 
Date of BirthYear GroupAgeTerm Beginning
September 2001 - August 2002Year 1316-17September 2019
September 2002 - August 2003Year 1215-16September 2019
September 2003 - August 2004Year 1114-15September 2019
September 2004 - August 2005Year 1013-14September 2019
September 2005 - August 2006Year 912-13September 2019
September 2006 - August 2007Year 811-12September 2019
September 2007 - August 2008Year 710-11September 2019
September 2008 - August 2009Year 79-10September 2020
September 2009 - August 2010Year 78-9September 2021
September 2010 - August 2011Year 77-8September 2022
September 2011 – August 2012 Year 76-7September 2023