Dates for 2021 Paper
Paper 1 - Monday January 11th, 2021
Paper 2 – Monday February 22nd, 2021
Past papers for the last five years can be found on this website. Schools can obtain papers from earlier years by contacting the Administrator.
Examiner for Paper 1
A.G.Cook, 5 High Street, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex HA1 3HP
Examiner for Paper 2
A.H.M Thompson, Coolbawn, 25 Links Drive, Radlett, Hertfordshire WD7 8BD Tel: 01923 578673
An entry form is sent by IAPS by email in September to all Heads who are members of IAPS. An entry form for 2021 is below and can be downloaded and sent by post or email. All entries for 2021 must reach the Administrator by December 17th 2020.
Papers and results for 2021 will be posted to schools by first-class post as follows: Paper 1: Thursday 31 December 2020. Paper 1 results and Paper 2: Monday 8 February 2021. Final results, prizes and cards: Thursday 18 March 2021. All correspondence is addressed to 'The Head' of the school.
The prize is open to schools affiliated to IAPS - the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools.
Entry forms are sent by IAPS in an email to the Heads of all IAPS schools in September each year with the request to encourage the Head of History at the school to select suitable candidates for entry.
Entries for 2021 should reach the Administrator as soon as possible and not later than Thursday December 17th, 2020. In 2020 1037 candidates sat Paper 1 and the top 250 qualified for Paper 2.
New Participants Information
We would be delighted to invite new participants to join the 81 preparatory schools involved in the prize in 2020.