1. To be considered for a boarding place in Year 7 starting in September 2018, you must submit a Boarding Application Form to the School before Friday 13th October 2017. 2. All applications that are made before this date are considered and references are requested for each applicant. All applicants and their families are invited for a tour of the School and an interview with the Head of Boarding on Friday 20th October. 3. Feedback is given to families following this interview regarding the candidates suitability and need for boarding. 4. An application must then be made to the Local Authority before 31st October 2017 for a Year 7 boarding place at Beechen Cliff. 5. Year 7 boarding places are allocated by the Local Authority on 1st March 2018. The Local Authority will contact families directly.