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Year 8 Transfer Information

Transfer Information for Pupils Entering Year 8 in September 2017

POST PRIMARY TRANSFER CONSORTIUM (PPTC)

Key Dates 2016/17

Registration Opens:        Monday 16 May 2016

Registration Closes:        Friday 23 September 2016 (at 2.00 pm for school)

Test date:                        Saturday 19 November 2016.

Below are the important dates for those children preparing to sit either transfer test to gain entry to Year 8 in 2017.

5 December 2016 - Deadline (2.00 pm) for receipt of requests to take the Supplementary Entrance Assessment. 

Saturday 10 December 2016 - Supplementary Entrance Assessment.

11 December 2016 - Deadline (2.00 pm) for registering claims for Special Circumstances.

Friday 27 January 2017  - Results of the Entrance Assessment posted (first class) to children’s homes. 

TBC - Deadline (2.00 pm) 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 the 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

PPTC Claiming Special Circumstances - A Guide for parents and guardians (2016-17)

PPTC SC1 (2016-17)

PPTC SCR (2016-17)

Click here to view AGS AQE Familiarisation Presentation Oct 2016

Click here to view AGS GL Familiarisation Presentation Oct 2016

 

Association for Quality Education (AQE)

Key Dates 2016/17

Registration opens: Tuesday 3rd May 2016

Registration closes: Friday 9th September 2016

Assessment One:    Saturday 12th November 2016

Assessment Two:     Saturday 26th November 2016

Assessment Three: Saturday 3rd December 2016

Results:                     Saturday 28th January 2017

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