Overseas Admissions

Charterhouse welcomes pupils from overseas into Years 9 and 12. 


Pre-Tests for Overseas Candidates

As demand for places at Charterhouse is high, we require candidates who are educated overseas to successfully pass the UKiset tests prior to registration. The UKiset tests measure ability in Mathematics, English skills, Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning. The results assist us in identifying whether an applicant is a good fit for Charterhouse and whether they should pursue an application to the School.  The UKiset tests can be organised in the candidate’s own country or in the UK, if it is more convenient. Full details of UKiset can be found on the UKiset website (www.ukiset.com). 

Expat families and children at British International Schools with English as a first language are welcome to contact the Director of Admissions to discuss whether the UKiset tests are required.

Candidates from Hong Kong and Mainland China 

Candidates for both Year 9 and Year 12 entry should contact Academic Asia (www.academic-asia.com) by late August of the year before entry. They will be interviewed at the Top Schools Event in September and then sit the School's entrance tests in Hong Kong in November.

Year 9 Entry

Once boys have passed the UKiset tests they should register by the 1 November of the year prior to entry. They will then sit the Charterhouse Entrance Tests at their own schools or at a recognised testing centre in January of the year of entry. Tests are also held on specified days at Charterhouse. Candidates who have done well enough to be considered for a place will be invited to Charterhouse for an interview. If essential, a Skype interview is possible. The entrance tests are set in English, Science and Mathematics and a high level of performance is expected. We will also ask for a report from the candidate's school.

Those who are successful in the tests will be offered unconditional places and parents will be asked to pay a deposit to secure the place. This may include advance payment of the first year's fees if a Tier 4 visa is required to study at Charterhouse. Some reserve places may also be offered. 

Timeline for 2018 entry
1 October 2017 UKiset test results must be submitted to the Director of Admissions
1 November 2017 Registration Deadline
January 2018 Charterhouse Entrance Tests
February 2018   Results 

Year 12 Entry

Once boys and girls have passed the UKiset tests, they should submit a Registration Form no later than 1 October of the year before entry. We will then request a school report from their current school. Tests and interviews are held at Charterhouse in November. We expect all candidates to come to Charterhouse, except those who sit the tests in Hong Kong which are supervised by Academic Asia. In some cases, we are willing to test candidates at Charterhouse at their own convenience, but it is best to come on the selection day itself.

Academic Scholarships are awarded on the basis of performance in the tests. Offers of places are made at the beginning of December and parents will be asked to pay a deposit to secure the place, which may include advance payment of the first year's fees if a Tier 4 visa is required to study at Charterhouse. Some reserve places may also be offered. If places are available after this process, we will test applicants at Charterhouse at a later date. 

Timeline for 2018 entry
15 October 2017 UKiset test results must be submitted to the Director of Admissions
1 October 2017 Completed Registration Form returned with £250 registration fee
After 1 October 2017 Confidential reference will be requested from current school
4 November 2017 Main selection day at Charterhouse
1 December 2017  Offers of places will be made 

Prospectus and Information request ForM

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