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Late transfer procedure September 2018 Admission

2. Testing timeline

This is the timeline for entry to year 8 or 9 in a Buckinghamshire grammar school in September 2018, which we will refer to here as the Late Transfer 2018 process. 




06 November 2017

From 11am parents register online for Late Transfer testing and provide school preference(s)

19 December  2017

Closing date for registering for the test & for submitting your school preferences (from the grammar schools listed above. 

You must provide evidence of the child's home address by this date. The child has to be resident at this address, on this date, for this address to be used for the purposes of allocating a school place in the first round of allocations. 

This is also the latest date for parents to provide evidence when they have requested adjustments to testing owing to their child’s special educational needs or disability,

19 January 2018

Where testing is agreed for entry to any of the grammar schools listed above, candidates are invited, via email, to take the test being held on Saturday 3 February 2018. 

Confirmation of attendance must be returned no later than 26th January 2018.

03 February 2018

Late Transfer testing sessions take place for any of the grammar schools listed above.

30 March - 16 April 2018

Easter break (Good Friday 30 March 2018)

29 March 2018

Results of testing are emailed for those students who undertook the testing on 3 February 2018 and whose preferences were submitted by the deadline.

 The results of all other students who completed the test at a later date will be communicated as soon as possible.

06 April 2018

Allocation outcomes will be emailed for those students who completed testing on the 3 February 2018 and whose preferences were submitted by the deadline. 

 Allocations for students whose completed test results we receive after this date will be advised as soon as possible.

11 May 2018

2nd round allocations are made if places are available for qualified students.

 Requests to be added to waiting list must be received by 20th April 2018

Waiting list positions are advised.

June 2018

Appeals begin. 

July 2018

Appeals continue.  Further allocations are made if places become available.

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Last updated: 1 March 2018

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