Application

Thank you for your interest in applying to Merchiston International School. Please find all the information you require below.  Our Admissions Team would be delighted to help you if you have any queries.

Application

Please complete the Application Form and email to admissions@merchiston.cn together with your supporting documents and proof of payment of the Application Fee.  

 

year age guide

UK Age Date Of Birth US
Juniors      
Year 1 5-6 1 Sep 2012 - 31 Aug 2013 Kindergarten
Year 2 6-7 1 Sep 2011 - 31 Aug 2012 Grade 1
Year 3 7-8 1 Sep 2010 - 31 Aug 2011 Grade 2
Year 4 8-9 1 Sep 2009 - 31 Aug 2010 Grade 3
Year 5 9-10 1 Sep 2008 - 31 Aug 2009 Grade 4
Year 6 10-11 1 Sep 2007 - 31 Aug 2008 Grade 5
Seniors      
Year 7 11-12 1 Sep 2006 - 31 Aug 2007 Grade 6
Year 8 12-13 1 Sep 2005 - 31 Aug 2006 Grade 7
Year 9 13-14 1 Sep 2004 - 31 Aug 2005 Grade 8
Year 10 14-15 1 Sep 2003 - 31 Aug 2004 Grade 9
Year 11 15-16 1 Sep 2002 - 31 Aug 2003 Grade 10
Sixth Form      
Year 12 16-17 1 Sep 2001 - 31 Aug 2002 Grade 11
Year 13 17-18 1 Sep 2000 - 31 Aug 2001 Grade 12

supporting documentation

Please provide the following supporting documentation with your Application:

  1. Student’s foreign identification
  2. Parent’s identification
  3. One full year school report
  4. Passport photo

In addition please supply proof of payment of the non-refundable Application Fee of RMB 2000 (showing student’s full name and year group applied for)

Admissions Process

Students in Years 1,2 and 3 will be invited to a one-to-one assessment.

Students for Junior and Senior School will be invited to take Entrance Assessments.

Overseas candidates can be assessed at their current schools.

Accepted
Parents will receive an offer letter by email 10-14 days after assessments.  Parents to accept the offer within 2 weeks.
 
Declined
Parents will receive a letter by email.  Students may reapply after 6 months if appropriate.
 
Waiting List
If there are more candidates than places available, the application will be placed on the waiting list.