Admissions

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List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Ann Marie Kent

    Ann Marie Kent 

    Admissions Officer
    902-431-8550
  • Photo of Faith-Anne Kyle

    Faith-Anne Kyle 

    Admissions Assistant
    902-406-3001
  • Photo of Rui Nickerson

    Rui Nickerson 

    Admissions Assistant
    (902) 406-3001
Interested in Grammar?
Please contact our office (902-406-3001 or admissions@hgs.ns.ca) to be connected with an admissions associate who can guide you through the process.

List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • Step One: Complete and submit an application form

    Apply early! Grades can often be full from year to year. It is not unusual to apply more than one year ahead.

    A complete application consists of:
    • A completed application form.
    • A non-refundable $125 application fee (CAD).
    • Copies of school reports from the current and previous school year.
    • A Teacher Reference Form completed by a current teacher of the applicant and submitted directly by the teacher to the school in a sealed envelope.
    • Any other pertinent information, awards, certificates, assessments which you feel will assist us in making the best educational decision for your child.
    PLEASE NOTE: To create an account, the Date of Birth format must be MM/DD/YYYY. 
  • Step Two: Schedule an appointment for an entrance assessment

    APPLICATION AND ENTRANCE ASSESSMENTS

    Applications are accepted year-round when spaces are available. 

    Entrance assessments are required for each student entering Grammar from Junior Primary to Grade Twelve and will be arranged after an application has been submitted. Currently, student assessments are virtual. Contact our Admissions Team to find out more.

    Junior and Senior Primary
    Assessments for Junior and Senior Primary begin in November each year. 

    Our Junior Primary students must be four years old by December 31st in the year they enrol. Senior Primary students must be five years old by December 31st in the year they enrol.

    Grade One to Grade Four
    Applicants from Grade One to Grade Four will be booked for individual assessments with our Prep School Head, Ms. Schindler.

    Grade Five to Grade Twelve
    Applicants will be booked for individual assessments with a member of our Admissions Team. 
     
     
  • Step Three: Arrange for a follow-up meeting

    Following the assessment, the school will call to arrange a meeting with the prospective student and parents with the Admissions Officer and appropriate faculty once the entrance assessments and submitted application information have been fully evaluated.

    To find out about the status of your application, email admissions@hgs.ns.ca.
  • Step Four: Respond to an offer of acceptance.

    After all steps are complete, the school will send a letter confirming whether a placement is offered. If a space is offered, the family is asked to respond within two weeks to the Admissions Office accepting the space, with the enrolment deposit.