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Picking the right school for your child is a difficult decision. We believe it is important that you find the right school for your child. We strongly recommend that you visit Bancroft’s with your child to get a real feeling for what life is like here. Our Open Mornings and Evenings give you the chance to meet staff and pupils as well as to see our fantastic facilities.

Events for 11+ entry 2023 and 2024

We have now concluded our programme of Open Events for 11+ entry in September 2023.  We hold Open Mornings for 11+ entry in June and November, as well as regular Tour Mornings throughout the Autumn Term which allow you to see Bancroft’s during a working day.  Our next event will be in June 2023 and details will appear on this page when they are finalised.  It is necessary to book in advance for all our Open Events. Booking for our June Open Morning will open in late spring 2023.

Please visit our Virtual Open Day page which has lots of videos and information about 11+ entry.


For any questions about 11+ entry in September 2023, please email:

Open Morning for 7+ entry 2024

Our next Open Event for 7+ entry will be in May 2023.  It will be necessary to book to attend this event; booking will open early in 2023.

This will be the ideal chance to visit Bancroft’s Prep and meet our pupils and staff.  The morning starts with a presentation at 10.00am from our Head, Mr Layburn, and he will be on hand during the morning to answer all your questions.  As well as self guided tours around the Prep School building, when you will meet our teaching staff, you will also have the opportunity to visit those areas of the Senior School which are used by our Prep School pupils.

We have concluded our programme of 7+ events for entry in September 2023. If you have any questions regarding 7+ entry (into Year 3) in September 2023, please email:

Event for 16+ entry 2023

Our Open Evening for 16+ entry in 2023 took place on Thursday 29 September 2022. We have no further events for 2023 entry. If you have any questions regarding 16+ entry, please email:

If you have any questions regarding admissions in 2023 please contact:

Prep School (entry at 7+)

020 8506 6774

Senior School (entries at 11+ and 16+):

020 8505 4821

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