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The previous Transfer Tests - either the AQE or GL (PPTC) version has been replaced by the SEAG Transfer Test.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

Mount Lourdes Grammar School


Mount Lourdes Grammar School, Enniskillen - a brief history.

Mount Lourdes Grammar School is in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh. It was founded in 1909 by the Sisters of Mercy who felt the need to provide education for the girls of County Fermanagh – education that would be built upon a Christian ethos. The school is a member of the Fermanagh Learning Community which is able to extend the number of courses available to post-16 level pupils. The school has well over 700 girls attending and accepts almost 100 pupils into year 8. 

Mount Lourdes 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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