Welcome to the PPTC area. All the important documents are shown below.
The documents below are available to download. They can also be requested from the school.
If you are claiming Access Arrangements for your child, you are advised to obtain a copy of the Access Arrangements policy document available on
request from any Assessment Centre or from the websites which are listed in the Guidance Notes.
You may also visit the PPTC website here.
|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 2017||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 (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.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THE PARENT(S) / GUARDIAN(S) / CARER(S) OF ALL PRIMARY PUPILS WHO WISH TO SIT THE POST PRIMARY CONSORTIUM ENTRANCE ASSESSMENT IN THE NEWRY / KILKEEL AREA:
The following schools are acting together as a local consortium:
When completing the Registration Form, please pay close attention to Section 7: Declaration. There are four tick boxes in this section, and you must tick boxes 1,2 and 4 to agree to share your information with the relevant parties as otherwise it may not be possible for your child to take the Entrance Assessment as the necassary data cannot be shared. Tick box 3 is optional.
Once you have completed the Registration Form, 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
Please note it is not necessary to complete Section 4 on the Registration Form (Assessment Centre Location)
After the close of the Registration period on the 21st September 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 November, December or January and after the receipt of results on the 25th January 2019.
The PPTC Policy on Access Arrangements is available on all school websites. Hard copies are available on request.