These are pupils applying to the Senior School after successfully passing the BECE (Basic Education Certificate Examination). The school annually notifies the public of its required score for interview qualification. Applicants will have to choose which stream they wish to be in (i.e. Science, Art or Business) supposingly they qualify for placement in such stream. Applicants must have had Prince of Wales School as their school of choice during registration for BECE in order to qualify for the interview suposingly they meet the school's score that year. Successful applicants upon passing the interview are accepted into the school.
These are pupils applying to the Junior School after successfully passing the NPSE (National Primary School Examination). The school annually notifies the public of its required score for interview qualification. Applicants must have had Prince of Wales School as their school of choice during registration for NPSE, in order to qualify for the interview suposingly they meet the school's score that year. Successful applicants upon passing the interview gets accepted into the school.
These are students taking transfer from another school to Prince of Wales School. Applicants must have strong academic records and a firm reason for transfer in order to qualify for the interview, suposingly they pass the school's entrance examination. Successful applicants upon passing the interview and entrance exam are accepted into the school.
The school's application timeline is different for each school (SSS or JSS) based on when public examination results are out and this has mo fixed date. So applicants must keep in touch with updates on publication of results by the exams council (WAEC) as each school division sends out notification just afterwards. For a helpful guide, each division of the school expects application for the:
Senior School (SSS) between September and November of each year.
Junior School (JSS) between August and October of each year.
First and foremost, during your registration process for BECE or NPSE, ensure that you have Prince of Wales School as your school of choice. This will let the school receive your score when the results are out. The school will then in few weeks time pull out notice for its requred score and interview dates.
For Transfer Applicatns, this process will take a few days after submission of their application forms. After proper review applicants will be called upon for interview and a short prep-test.
For BECE and NPSE pupils, this will be done on the day of interview. Pupils are expected to bring along all required documents on the day of interview and are expected to be in their previous school uniform when coming for interview.
Shortlisted applicants are expected to be on the school ground on time with their parent(s) or gaurdian(s). They should be neatly dressed in their previous school's uniform and should bring along with them all necssary documents as stated in the notice or check them out on the top right of this page. The actual interview is really short and successful interviewees often get their acceptance letters on this day.
Upon admission into the school, freshmen should not only see themselves as students but rather as noble princes with good ethics, discipline and morals. They are expected to abide by the school's code of conducts- which involves a lot about character, decency and discipline.