We are always delighted to receive enquiries about potential boy choristers from Year 2 pupils upwards. Occasionally, there may also be availability in Years 6 and 7. For more information about chorister life and the selection process, please visit the Junior section.

Make an enquiry

Please complete the form below and a member of the Admissions team will contact you to discuss your enquiry. Alternatively, you can contact the Admissions team directly on 01353 660702.

Taster Days

The school no longer holds formal taster days for prospective choristers. Boys (and girls) aged 6 to 9 who enjoy singing are welcome to attend one of Ely Cathedral’s Big Sing events, which take place throughout the year.

Voice trials

Voice trials are held in January each year. Offer of a place is subject to the student spending a trial night in the boarding house. More information can be found on the Ely Cathedral website. The Director of Music for Ely Cathedral Boys’ Choir is always delighted to hear from any potential families. Please contact Admissions.

Applying for a place

All applicants should submit a ECGC Scholarship Application to janeformston@kingsely.org no later than the end of the first week in January.

Offer of a place

Offers are usually made within 10 working days of the assessment. The offer letter will explain our required timescales for accepting the offer.

Acceptance of a place

Parents are required to sign an Acceptance Form, which includes confirmation that they have read and accepted the school’s Terms and Conditions, and to pay the required acceptance deposit.