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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The previous Transfer Tests - either the AQE or GL (PPTC) version has been replaced by the SEAG Transfer Test.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.

Christian Brothers’ Grammar School


Christian Brothers Grammar School, Omagh a brief history.

Christian Brothers Grammar School in the town of Omagh is a very large boys grammar school with a year 8 intake of over 140. The school has a very long history and started in 1861 with 121 boys. The Christian Brothers who were instrumental in founding the school had the believe that “Education be gratuitous and the admission free.” The school continues to grow and extend its buildings and school facilities. The school has high academic standards, a long sporting tradition and offers a wide range of sports for its pupils.

Christian Brothers Grammar School 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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