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Manchester High School for Girls


Joining the Manchester High School Family

We are delighted that you are considering Manchester High School for Girls for your daughter.  We provide a seamless and settled education for girls from the ages of 4 to 18 and proudly prepare them for happy, successful lives.  

Whilst some of our pupils join the Preparatory Department at the age of 4, there are two other main entry points for girls wishing to become part of the Manchester High family - the Senior School from age 11 and our Sixth Form for 16 plus.  We also have occasional vacancies in other year groups and would encourage you to contact our Admissions team to find out if we have any available spaces. 

Alternatively, you can submit an enquiry online

The Admissions Process for Entry in September 2022


Start your Manchester High journey with a visit to School at one of our Autumn Open Events

Request an application form by:
Calling: 0161 224 0447


Application forms to be returned by 15th December 2021 for pupils applying for places in Year 7 and Year 12 in September 2022


Entrance Examinations for entry in September 2022 take place on Tuesday 11th January 2022


Supplementary Examination takes place on Wednesday 19th January 2022. 
(Please note, this date is only for those children who are isolating due to Covid-19 or other illnesses)


Interviews for candidates begin week commencing 17th January 2022


Successful candidates’ offer letters posted on 28th February 2022 and emailed 1st March

Places to be accepted by 10th March (8th March – Offers with Financial Assistance)


Welcome Information sent to new pupils along with details of transition events in the summer term


September 2022 – We welcome new starters to Manchester High School for Girls

If you have any queries about the admissions process, would like to be sent an application form (including scholarship information) or bursary form, or want to find out next steps with regard to your completed application form, please contact us by email on

Open Events

To register for one of our open events, please visit our Open Events page.  Alternatively, please take the opportunity to watch our  Virtual Open Event at your leisure. Our Admissions team are also here to help with any further information you may require by calling 0161 224 0447. 

Working Day Tours 

Our 'Working Day Tours' allow you to experience life at Manchester High School for Girls during the School day. Please register on our Open Events page, by emailing or calling 0161 224 0447.

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Preparatory Admissions

Information about joining MHSG in the preparatory department.

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Girl in Prep


Information about joining MHSG in the Senior School department.

MHSG Senior School

Sixth Form

Information about joining MHSG in the Sixth Form department.

Sixth Form students

View Our Prospectus

For a printed copy, please contact our Registrar, Mrs Percival, on or call 0161 224 0447.

MHSG Senior School students

Open Events

Opportunities to visit Manchester High School for Girls are available all year round.

More about open events