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Information For Parents

Information For Parents

Welcome to our 'Information for Parents' section where you can find information on both the AQE & GL assessments, the grammar schools that require the test as part of their entrance requirement, which of the two tests each school requires, and the scores/grades the grammar schools accepted in previous years.

Our guide explains all about The Northern Ireland Transfer Test in it's current form. This includes the differences between the AQE and the GL, which test(s) your child needs to take and other key points.

Preparing your child for the Northern Ireland Transfer Test
Our guide to preparing your child for the assessments including a timetable and a star chart download.
Northern Ireland Transfer Test Key Dates
All the important dates in relation to the AQE & the GL Assessment. Includes registration, the assessments, results & re-marking dates.
Northern Ireland Transfer Test Grammar Schools
Information about all the Grammar Schools that require your child to sit an entrance assessment, with details of which assessment they offer & links to Grammar Schools websites.
AQE and the Common Entrance Assessment (CEA) Information
Information about the AQE and the Common Entrance Assessment (CEA) including links to download registration forms.
PPTC and the GL Assessment Information
Information about the PPTC and the GL Assessment including links to download registration forms.
Northern Ireland Transfer Test Grammar School Intake Scores & Grades
Links to view the published 2015, 2016 & 2017 intake information for Northern Ireland Grammar Schools requiring either the AQE or the GL Assessment. See what Grades/Scores were required to gain entry into each School.

FAQs covering everything related to the Northern Ireland Transfer Test.