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NI Grammar School Admission criteria for
September 2024

Admission criteria for grammar schools in Northern Ireland for entrance in September 2024 will have changed.

The previous Transfer Tests - either the AQE or GL (PPTC) version has been replaced by the SEAG Transfer Test. Almost all grammar schools will be using the results in the SEAG Transfer Tests as one of many criteria used as part of the admissions policy for entry into year 8 (first form).

Grammar School admission criteria can vary greatly from school to school and you should make yourself aware of all the criteria details as they will determine which children will be admitted to this school in September 2024.
Make sure that you provide the school with all the information that they require as the school will use the information that you provide when making their decision about which children are admitted in September 2024.

Campbell College


Campbell College a brief history.

The school was founded in 1894 following a gift of money from Henry James Campbell who made his fortune in the linen trade. It is a day and boarding school educating boys from ages four to 18.  Initially the school was a boarding school but since the 1970s it has more day pupils than boarders. The school has a fee-paying primary section known as Campbell Junior School (formerly called Cabin Hill). The school is situated in a 100-acre estate in east Belfast, close to the Parliament Buildings at Stormont. The school attracts boarders from all over the world. The school admits pupils using the Transfer Test results as one of their criteria.

Campbell College uses the new SEAG Single Entrance Transfer Test results as part of its intake criteria into year 8.

** This information is provided for guidance only and while the content is, to the best of our knowledge, accurate we cannot be held in any way responsible for any errors or omissions that it may contain. Please contact your LA or chosen grammar school for all admission and Transfer Test queries.**

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