Admission Process

We understand that choosing the right school for your son or daughter is one of the most important decisions you can make, as a result we have created a straightforward admission process to help you along the way.

Please contact our Registrar, Mrs Melanie Harper to discuss your application:
Telephone: 01462 443888
Email: melanie.harper@phchitchin.com 

There are opportunities to visit and get a taste of life at Princess Helena College throughout the academic year.

1.     Come to our Open Days and Mornings

Open Days are held on a Saturday twice a year, during the Autumn and Spring term. We also host Coffee Mornings which are held on weekdays and provide an opportunity for prospective families to see the School at work. Parents can speak to specific teachers one-to-one, meet our Head, tour the School and see what daily life is like at PHC. Personal tours are also available on a date convenient to you. 

2.     Entrance Test

In order to guarantee the safety of students, we have taken the decision to cancel our entrance exams this year. Please contact our registrar to find out how our admission process is working this year.

3.     Meet the Head

Prospective parents and their son or daughter meets with our Head.  This gives parents and children the opportunity to ask specific questions they may have about PHC. It also gives us the opportunity to find out more about your child and how we could help them thrive.

Secured Place Scheme

We offer a Secured Place Scheme which allows students from Year 5 or Year 6 to secure a place at Princess Helena College in Year 7 or 9 respectively. The early assessment and subsequent secured place gives parents the assurance of a place for their son/daughter's future school education. 

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