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Post Primary Transfer 2017-18

Parents/carers wishing to apply for admission of their daughter into Year 8 at Thornhill College in September 2018 should read carefully the information below and Admission Registration guidance documents attached.

Applications for admission to Thornhill College are completed through the transfer process conducted by the Education Authority(EA)/Western Region in February 2018.

 Key Dates

Monday 15th May 2017 Registration packs are available from Assessment Centres or their websites or from the PPTC website (
  Click here for Post-Primary Registration Pack for 2018
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.

Special Provision (2018 Entry)

Special provision is available for children who meet certain criteria. Details are on the SP1 form. If you would like to apply, download the form, complete it and attach it to your child's transfer application.

Application for Special Provision (SP1)




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