Prep School (age 11+)

Admissions Update Summer 2021

We are sorry that we are not able to welcome visitors whilst the school is closed for the summer break; please do reach out to our Admissions Team who will be able to assist you with your enquiry. We have filmed a number of Virtual Tours and recorded all our recent Virtual Open Events for different age groups - these can be viewed at any time for your convenience and will give you an initial insight into life at Felsted. We aim to host smaller scale on site Open Days in the Autumn Term and we look forward to welcoming you then.

Applications for Year 7 - 2021 entry are now closed. Please contact the Admissions Office if you would like to be added to our waiting list for full or weekly boarding places or if you would like to find out about Year 9 entry in 2023. 

Applications for Year 7 2022 entry will be opening shortly via our online Admissions Portal. If you have not previously contacted us, please contact the Admissions Team or complete an enquiry form so that we can send you details. If you have been in touch with us before, you will receive further information via email.

Register with us

We encourage you to register with us by completing our Registration Form and fee as soon as you are ready; once we have this, you are then included on our list of applicants for the appropriate year and will be contacted for taster days and testing.

Please see below for more information regarding the Admissions Process for 2022 entry. Online Application Packs will be made available via our Admissions Portal towards the end of the summer term; the deadline for applications is Friday 15 October 2021.

We understand what a big decision it is for you to choose the right school for your child. We aim to make the process as simple as possible. Please read through our admissions procedures and view the videos below to find out more. Please do contact us at any stage if you would like further clarification.

Susan Godfrey, Admissions Registrar

Admissions Registrar: Mrs Susan Godfrey
Address: Felsted School, Felsted, Essex CM6 3LL
Tel: 01371 822 611, Email:

Admission Procedures & Requirements

Next Steps: Year 7 Entry 2022

The steps below are a guide for September 2022 entry and dates may be subject to change. 

Saturday 18 September Open Morning Experience   
Autumn Term Taster Day Experience Monday 20 September / Monday 11 October / Monday 8 November
15 October 2021 Registration & Application Deadline   
Saturday 27 November 2021 Standard Entrance Assessment  
Before Christmas Standard Places Offered  
Mid January 2022 Scholarship & Award Assessments & Interviews  
By end of January 2022 Scholarships & Awards offered Successful candidates may apply for top up bursary
Early March 2022 Deadline to confirm place Pay deposit to secure place and confirm day or boarding options
May 2022 New Joiners Pack Complete online forms / Make a booking for uniform fitting / Reserve transport if required
June 2022 New Pupil Induction Day Trial boarding nights also available
September 2022 Start at Felsted  

Admissions Videos

Sample Lessons


Tree Art with Miss Mitch! There are three stages to this task - you can do all three or print out the pre-prepared tree with squares and get creative colouring some in! You will need paper, a pencil and ideally some colouring pencils (but not essential). Extension exercise for budding artists - get outside and sketch a tree. There are a few videos for each of these so enjoy watching them first and we look forward to seeing your creations!


Learn about Personification with Mr Bailey! Take part in this practical autumn English exercise with our current Year 6s. Print out the worksheet and success critiera before you begin. It should take approx 30-40 minutes.


Hola! Learn about the weather in Spanish/español Get involved at home and take part - fantastico! Print out the worksheet that goes with this class before you begin!

We received a genuine warm welcome, with much personal care and attention given to our child

FAQs Courtauld House (ages 11-12)