Grammar schools and Secondary Transfer Testing - 2020 Entry

18. Timeline for entry in 2021

Further information will be added to this timeline as it is available.

Children born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 will be moving up to secondary school in September 2021.

The dates set so far for that academic year are as follows -

5 May 2020 3pm – Secondary Transfer Test registration opens

The registration portal opens, for parents of children who do not attend a Buckinghamshire LA Primary School, to register for the Secondary Transfer Test. If your child attends a Buckinghamshire LA school, you will not need to register them for the Secondary Transfer Test, as they are registered automatically. However, if you do not want them to be tested, you should let the school know nearer the time.


25 June, 3pm DEADLINE Secondary Transfer Test registration closes


2 September – Autumn term starts


8 September – Practice Test

Children take the Practice Test

10 September  – Secondary Transfer Test

Children take the Secondary Transfer Test

16 October  – Secondary Transfer Test results

Parents receive their child’s Secondary Transfer Test results

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Last updated: 7 June 2019

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