Founded in 1967, Greenshaw High School is a co-educational academy in Sutton. The school educates around 1,600 pupils and was originally founded as a comprehensive school. Greenshaw gained academy status in 2011 and, in 2014, was reconstituted as a multi-academy trust, named ‘Greenshaw Learning Trust’. The school is known for having a successful sixth form and has been awarded the Arts Council Silver award, Investor in People, Associate Training School and Health School awards. Greenshaw is currently rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.
Address: Greenshaw High School, Grennell Road, Sutton, SM1 3DY
Admissions Info: [email protected], 020 8715 1001
School Type: Mixed grammar
Number of pupils: 1600 (approx.)
Number of Places in Year 7: 314
Open Day Date: September
Exam Date: September
Exam Board Type: Selective Eligibility Test (SET)
Year 7 entry to Greenshaw Academy is coordinated by the London Borough of Sutton. The Greenshaw Learning Trust is the admissions authority for the school and their admission arrangements can be found here.
The school admits 314 students into Year 7 each year, including ‘statemented’ students. Places are allocated under the following criteria:
For more information on Greenshaw Academy’s admissions policy, please contact [email protected], or telephone the Admissions Officer on 020 8715 1001.
Before applying for a place at Greenshaw, parents and students are advised to attend the school’s Open Evening, which takes place in September. The school also runs two Open Mornings in October by appointment only.
In order to apply for a Year 7 place at Greenshaw High School, parents need to complete a Common Application Form (CAF), stating Greenshaw as one of their child’s preferences. The form should be returned to their Local Authority before the closing date. The Sutton CAF is available online, here.
In order to be eligible to take the Greenshaw Academy Selective Eligibility Test, parents need to complete an online application form on the school Admissions page once registration opens. All applicants who complete the registration form will be invited to take the test.
In previous years, the Sutton Eligibility Test has been split into two stages:
Each test paper includes questions typical to the KS2 national curriculum. It should be noted that success in the test doesn’t automatically mean that a student will be allocated a place.
Notification offers are sent to parents at the end of September and a written acceptance of a place should be received by the closing date. For more information on the Greenshaw Academy Selective Eligibility Test, the school website has a useful FAQs page.
Our online practice papers help students and parents identify any weaker areas that require additional work before the exam.
For students studying for the Greenshaw Selective Eligibility Test, we would recommend using the following practice papers, specifically designed for the S.E.T:
If you would like further, subject-specific practice, the following papers will prove useful:
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The information provided about Greenshaw High School was believed to be correct at the time of publishing. However, please be aware of future changes. We advise you to contact the school directly if you are unsure of anything. School contact details are provided within the post.
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