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.

Download our Admissions Criteria: St Patrick’s Academy Admissions Criteria 2020-21

The timetable of events is as follows:


Monday 1st June 2020


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


Friday 9th October 2020Deadline (2.00 pm) for receipt of completed Registration Forms.


Saturday 5th December 2020  

Entrance Assessment.


Thursday 10th December 2020Deadline (2.00 pm) for receipt of requests to take the Supplementary Entrance Assessment.


Saturday 19th December 2020  

Supplementary Entrance Assessment.


Friday 8th January 2021 Deadline (2.00 pm) for registering claims for Special Circumstances.


Friday 29th January 2021 Results of the Entrance Assessment posted (first class) to children’s homes.


Friday 12th February 2021Deadline (2.00 pm) for receipt of requests for re-mark of the Entrance Assessment