Admissions Criteria

We use the Entrance Assessment as part of our selection criteria for admission to Year 8. If you wish your child to attend the Academy, it is important that the PPTC Entrance Assessment is undertaken.

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Registration for Year 8 entry in September 2018 closed on 22nd September 2017.


Registration packs for current P7 pupils are available from both the Academy and the PPTC website.


The most recent versions of documentation related to the transfer process, including the registration form, are downloadable from PPTC. Click here to download the relevant documents. (


And the timetable of events is as follows:


Monday 15th May 2017


Registration packs are available from Assessment Centres or their websites or from the PPTC website (


Friday 22nd September 2017 Deadline (2.00 pm) for receipt of completed Registration Forms.


Saturday 18th November 2017 Entrance Assessment.


Monday 27th November 2017 Deadline (2.00 pm) for receipt of requests to take the Supplementary Entrance Assessment.


Saturday 9th December 2017 Supplementary Entrance Assessment.


Friday 15th December 2017 Deadline (2.00 pm) for registering claims for Special Circumstances.


Friday 26th January 2018 Results of the Entrance Assessment posted (first class) to children’s homes.


Friday 9th February 2018 Deadline (2.00 pm) for receipt of requests for re-mark of the Entrance Assessment