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Kent Test (PESE)

You will have received a letter home at the end of last term with information regarding the Kent Test for those children in Year 5. A copy of this letter can be found below. If you would like your child to take the test the current guidance is that you carry on and apply online.  Registration opens on the 1st June and closes on the 1st July 2020. The application can be accessed here. If you google ‘Kent Test 2020’ it will take you to all the information on the KCC website.

The Kent Test will take place on Thursday 15th October 2020.

Dover Grammar School for Boys 

If you are interested in Dover Grammar School for Boys, you must register for the Kent Test by Wednesday 1st July 2020. You are also being asked to register your son for the Dover Boys Test by Friday 10th July 2020.  In order to receive confirmation of entry and arrival times for the Dover Boys Test by the end of term 6, application forms must be returned by this date. You should complete the application form, which is available from Dover Grammar School for Boys directly via the School Office or by download from the school website at: s-2021-22-intake 

Dover Grammar School for Girls

If you are interested in Dover Grammar School for Girls, they have issued the following information.

Due to the current situation we are unable to provide details of the Dover Test for September 2021 entry at this time. We are liaising with Kent County Council Admissions Department to ensure that we follow similar steps to the Kent testing arrangements whilst adhering to the government guidance and ensuring that we keep our staff and visitors safe. When we have received guidance from Kent County Council as to how we will proceed with the 2021 assessment we will update our website accordingly. Registration for the Dover Test has now opened to enable you to express an interest in obtaining an assessment which will allow us to consider an application for September 2021, the process for this assessment has yet to be determined. The closing date for registration has been changed to Friday 11th September 2020. We understand that this is a very anxious time for year 5 parents and we will do our best to provide you with further information as we receive it, via our website. Please see in the attachments below, the statement that Kent County Council have released regarding the Kent Test. We advise you at this time to regularly check the websites of both Kent County Council and Dover Grammar School for Girls to keep updated.