Year 8 Transfer Information
Transfer Information for Pupils Entering Year 8 in September 2018
POST PRIMARY TRANSFER CONSORTIUM (PPTC)
Key Dates 2017/18
Registration Opens: Monday 15th May 2017
Registration Closes: Friday 22nd September 2017 (at 2.00 pm for school)
Test Date: 18th November 2017
Below are important dates for those children preparing to sit either transfer test to gain entry to Year 8 in September 2018.
Monday 27th November 2017 – Deadline (2.00pm) for receipt of requests to take the Supplementary Entrance Assessment.
Saturday 9th December 2017 – Supplementary Entrance Assessment.
Friday 15th December 2017 – Deadline (2.00pm) for registering claims for Special Circumstances.
Friday 26th January 2018 – Results of the Entrance Assessment posted (first class) to children’s homes.
Friday 9th February (2pm) is the Deadline for receipt of requests for re-mark of the Entrance Assessment.
Antrim Grammar School considers applications from pupils who have taken the entrance assessments anywhere in Northern Ireland provided by the Association for Quality Education (AQE) or GL Assessment (GLA). The school will host both AQE and GLA tests.
All documentation relating to the GL tests, including access arrangements, special circumstances and special provision applications can be found at the PPTC website www.pptcni.com.
Association for Quality Education (AQE)
Key Dates 2017/18
Registration Opens: Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Registration Closes: Friday 8th September 2017
Assessment One: Saturday 11th November 2017
Assessment Two: Saturday 25th November 2017
Assessment Three: Saturday 2nd December 2017
Results : Saturday 27th January 2018
All documentation relating to the AQE tests, including access arrangements, special circumstances and special provision applications can be found at the AQE website www.aqe.org.uk.