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Setting teams

All Common Entrance and Common Academic Scholarship examinations are set by teams of setters drawn from leading independent senior and prep schools. The setters are highly-qualified and experienced teachers with specialist knowledge in their subjects. The papers are proofread thoroughly at every stage and SEND advisers are consulted to consider the structure and wording of each paper.

Currently, setting teams are made up of representatives from the following schools:


Caterham; Cheltenham College; Downe House; Eton College; Guildford High; Haberdasher's, Monmouth; Harrow; Heath Mount; Radley College; Repton; Rugby; Sherborne Girls; St Mary's, Ascot; St Mary's, Shaftesbury; Stonyhurst; Tonbridge; Westminster.


All Hallows; Beechwood Park; Belmont; Bishopsgate; Cargilfield; Christ Church Cathedral School; Clifton College Prep; Cranleigh; The Downs; Dragon; Farleigh; Hanford; Hazlegrove; Hawthorns; Highfield; Kew College; Lanesborough; Mary Erskine; Merchant Taylor's; Orwell Park; Rupert House; Sandroyd; St Andrew's, Pangbourne; St Andrew's, Woking; South Lee; St Lawrence College; St Neots; St Ronan's; Shrewsbury House; Swanbourne House; The Perse; Thomas's Clapham; Wellesley House; Westbourne House; Westminster Under; Winterfold House; Yardley Court.


Vacancies for examination setters are circulated by email to schools in membership of HMC, GSA and IAPS.