Admissions Information

A Journey of Educational Excellence through Bury Grammar Schools, from Kindergarten to Sixth Form.

We are delighted you are thinking of joining BGS. Competition for places is fierce in our over-subscribed school but we hope to make the Admissions process as straight forward and enjoyable as possible. All our teachers and pupils look forward to meeting you!

Pupils who join BGS at or before the beginning of Year 5 do not have to sit the 11+ Entrance Examination for entry into Year 7.

Please note: The Entrance Exam date for 2020 Senior School entries is Thursday 23 January 2020.

Follow the links below to see admissions details for our each of our Schools:

Kindergarten (ages 3-4)

Infant School (ages 4-7)

Junior Schools (ages 7-11)

Senior Schools (ages 11-16)

Sixth Form (ages 16-18)

For further information or to arrange a private tour of the school campus, please contact our Admissions Department by calling 0161 696 8600 (Option 1) or by emailing

Alternatively, make an enquiry by filling out the enquiry form below.