Year 8 Transfer Information
Transfer Information for Pupils Entering Year 8 in September 2018
POST PRIMARY TRANSFER CONSORTIUM (PPTC)
Key Dates 2018/19
Registration Opens: Monday 14th May 2018
Registration Closes: Friday 21st September 2018 (at 2.00 pm for school)
Test Date: Saturday 17th November 2018
Below are important dates for those children preparing to sit either transfer test to gain entry to Year 8 in September 2018.
Monday 26th November 2018 – Deadline (2.00pm) for receipt of requests to take the Supplementary Entrance Assessment.
Saturday 8th December 2018 – Supplementary Entrance Assessment.
Friday 14th December 2018 – Deadline (2.00pm) for registering claims for Special Circumstances.
Friday 25th January 2019 – Results of the Entrance Assessment posted (first class) to children’s homes.
Friday 8th 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 2018/19
Registration Opens: Wednesday 2nd May 2018
Registration Closes: Friday 7th September 2018
Assessment One: Saturday 10th November 2018
Assessment Two: Saturday 24th November 2018
Assessment Three: Saturday 1st December 2018
Results : Saturday 26th January 2019
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.