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Transfer Information

This page will provide updates on the transfer test for those children transferring to secondary level education in 2022.

AQE Statement

AQE Update May 2021

AQE Update – 14th May 2021

AQE Ltd would like to inform you that the 2021/2022 Common Entrance Assessment (“CEA”) will take place on the following dates;

Assessment 1 – Saturday 20th November 2021

Assessment 2 – Saturday 27th November 2021

Assessment 3 – Saturday 4th December 2021

Dates for registration and further information on the assessments will be provided early next week.


PPTCNI - GL Statement

Planning for the 2021-22 Entrance Assessment

7 of the Key Decisions

  • The PPTCEntrance Assessment will be held on Saturday 13th November 2021.
  • The Assessment will be based on English and Mathematicswith Gaeilge versions available as in all past years.
  • Both the English and the Mathematics papers will besignificantly modified to take account of the disruption to formal education experienced by pupils and the desire of parents and teachers that the Assessment be held in November rather than later in the school year.
  • The Entrance Assessment will be held in PPTC Centres- to ensure that all pupils have the same experience, with all appropriate Covid safeguards in place.
  • The Entrance Assessment registration period will open on Tuesday 1stJune 2021
  • As far as possible,pupils from the same primary school class bubbles will be registered to sit the Assessment in the same PPTC Centre.
  • Specification guides will be available in the week beginning 17thMay 2021For English these will set out specific steps that have been taken to reduce the overall demand of the Assessment - for example by reducing the number of comprehension passages from 3 to 2. For Mathematics the specification will show that the overall demand of the Assessment has also been reduced – for example, by limiting the number of topic areas which will be assessed.