New Primary Transfer Arrangements 2015-2016

New St Louis Kidz Mini-siteThe documents below are available to download. They can also be requested from the school.

There is a summary timetable below.


You may also visit the PPTC website here.




Date Details
Mon 18th May 2015 Registration packs are available from Assessment Centres or their websites or from the PPTC website (
Fri 25th September 2015 Deadline (2:00pm) for receipt of completed Registration Forms.
Sat 14th November 2015 Entrance Assessment.
Mon 23rd November 2015 Deadline (2:00pm) for receipt of requests to take the Supplementary Assessment.
Sat 5th December 2015 Supplementary Entrance Assessment.
Fri 11th December 2015 Deadline (2:00pm) for requesting claims for Special Circumstances.
Fri 29th January 2016 Results of Entrance Assessment posted to children’s homes.
Fri 12th February 2016 Deadline (2:00pm) 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 Louis Grammar 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 BT 34 1PR

After the close of the Registration period on the 25th September (2:00pm), 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 2016. 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 30th January 2016.