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Post Primary Transfer Arrangements 2018-19

The documents below are available to download. They can also be requested from the school.

 Please click here for documentation relevant for Special Circumstances 2018-19.




Mon 14th May 2018

Registration packs are available from Assessment Centres or their websites or from the PPTC website (www.pptcni.com)


Fri 21st September 2018

Deadline (2:00pm) for receipt of completed Registration Forms.


Sat 17th November 2018

Entrance Assessment.


Mon 26th November 2018

Deadline (2:00pm) for receipt of requests to take the Supplementary Assessment.


Sat 8th December 2018

Supplementary Entrance Assessment.


Fri 14th December 2018

Deadline (2:00pm) for requesting claims for Special Circumstances.


Fri 25th January 2019

Results of Entrance Assessment posted (first class) to children's homes.


Fri 8th February 2019

Deadline for receipt of requests for re-mark of the Entrance Assessment.


Please feel free to contact us if there is any further information you would like us to include on this page.

The information on this page is updated annually.

The following schools are acting together as a local consortium:

  • Abbey Christian Brothers Grammar School Newry
  • Our Lady's Grammar School Newry
  • Sacred Heart Grammar School Newry
  • St Colman's College Newry
  • St LouisGrammar School Kilkeel

When completing the Registration Form, please note that it is not necessary to list three Assessment Centres in SECTION 4 (Assessment Centre Location); instead, please send the completed Registration Form to:

The Entrance Assessment Officer,
Newry and Kilkeel Registration Centre,
c/o Sacred Heart Grammar School,
10, Ashgrove Avenue,
Newry BT34 1PR

After the close of the Registration period on the 21st  September (2:00pm) 2018, all of the Applicants from the same Primary School will be assigned to one of the five schools listed above and they must sit the Entrance Assessment in that designated Assessment Centre.

The Centre assigned for the Entrance Assessment has no bearing upon the choice of schools for September 2019. Pupils and Parents will decide to which schools they wish to apply as at present i.e. after attending Open Nights in December / January and after the receipt of results on the 25th January 2019.

  • 1 pptc registration pack list timetable 2018-19 final

  • 1a letter to accompany registration packs 2018

  • 2 pptc entrance assessment registration form 2018-19

  • 3 pptc entrance assessment registration form - guidance notes 2018-19

  • 4 pptc access arrangements form aa1 2018-19

  • 5 pptc access arrangements form aa2 2018-19 (medical information)

  • 6 pptc access arrangements form aa3 2018-19 (special educational needs)

  • 7 pptc specification of the entrance assessment 2018-19

  • 8 pptc faqs 2018-19

  • 9 pptc sample familiarisation english assessment booklet

  • 10 pptc sample familiarisation english english answer sheet (omr)

  • 11 pptc sample familiarisation mathematics assessment booklet

  • 12 pptc sample familiarisation mathematics answer sheet (omr)

  • 13 pptc sample familiarisation gaeilge assessment booklet

  • 14 pptc sample familiarisation gaeilge answer sheet (omr)

  • 15 pptc sample familiarisation mathematics (gaeilge) assessment booklet

  • 16 pptc sample familiarisation mathematics (gaeilge) answer sheet (omr)

  • 17pptc remark form rm1 2019 (final)

  • 18sp1 form (special provision) 2019 (scc)


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