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Selective Eligibility Test – 2021 entry

In the event of a further lockdown preventing the test taking place on this date we will post the revised test date on the school’s website as soon as it is known.

The Selective Eligibility Test for 2021 entry  that was due to be held on 15th September was postponed. The Selective Eligibility Test will now take place on Wednesday 11th November.

The necessary delay means that the Selective Eligibility Test will now take place after the deadline for submission of your Local Authority Common Application Form (31st October 2020). Any questions about this must be addressed to your local authority as schools do not have any involvement in this part of the process.

Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. Registration is now closed.

The online registration was available to complete online from 1st May 2020. The closing date for the completion of the registration form was midnight on Friday 14th August 2020No late registrations will be accepted under any circumstances

Advice relating to the SET Test
The SET is made up of two papers; a multiple-choice maths paper and a multiple-choice English paper. Candidates record their answers on a separate answer sheet by filling in a lozenge-shape for answer A, B, C, D or E. You can download an example of the answer sheet below. If candidates change their mind about the answer, they need to rub out as fully as possible the wrong answer and replace it with the new answer. The exam papers take between 40 and 50 minutes each and there is a rest and toilet break between the two.

You can download examples of the sorts of questions asked for the maths and English selective eligibility tests below.

Important guidance on what you should do if you think your child is not fit to sit the selective eligibility test on Wednesday 11th November 2020 can be downloaded below.