Public School Admission Interview Questions Revealed

May 02, 2014 by Hannah Schofield-Newton
Image Being a tutoring company with some of Britain’s best educators we have got our hands on the tutor’s holy grail - a certain, very exclusive list of interview questions for public school 13+ admission. We have anonymised them but know they will be very helpful with interview season almost upon us.


1.Why do you want to go to a single sex / co-ed school?

2.Why do you want to go to a boarding school?

3.Why do you want to come to this school?

4/ 5.What is/ are your favourite sports?

6.What is/ are your favourite subjects?

7.What is the last book you read?

8.How many sibling(s) do have?

9.What are your other interests?

10.What do you dislike the most?


11.Do you enjoy travelling? and which countries have you recently visited - what can you tell us about your favourite places of interest

12.Who is the PM of England?

13.What recent news has disturbed you the most?

14.Do you know any boy(s) who have been to this school or currently here with us?

15.Where do you live?

16.What do your parents do for a living?

17.What would you like to do when you grow up?

18.How far is your house to this school?- how have you travelled here today?

19.What is your worst subject(s) at school?

20. How tall are you and how much do you weigh?

21.Tell us/me a bit about yourself? or Give us three words that your friends would use to describe you.

22. What other schools have your parents applied to for you - or you would like to go if we do not offer you a place here?

23. Did your parents or anyone prepare or tutor you for today’s interview?

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