King Edward VI Handsworth School,
Rose Hill Road, Birmingham B21 9AR
T: 0121 554 2342
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Test Registration opens – Tuesday 9th May 2023
You can register online from this date.
Deadline for Reasonable Adjustments to the Test – Wednesday 14th June 2023
This is the deadline for requesting reasonable adjustments are made to the entrance test to allow your child to access the paper, if for example they have a disability. Requests for adjustments must be submitted by this date along with all relevant evidence. Contact the Admissions office to request the relevant form.
Test Registration deadline – Wednesday 30th June 2023 at 4pm
If your form has been successfully submitted you will receive an automatic email immediately following submission. You will receive a second acknowledgement within 15 working days of receipt.
Registrations after this date will not be accepted and children will not be able to take the test.
Test information – Beginning of September 2023
In early September you will be sent information about the test and procedure for the day of the test. This will be posted to your home address. If you have not received this by 9 September, contact the Admissions office. Do not contact the office before 9 September.
Grammar Schools Entrance Test Date – Saturday 16th September 2023
Your child sits the entrance test on this date. It is likely that two sessions will be held (AM and PM). Your child will be allocated a session and you should therefore keep the whole of 17 September free from commitments.
Grammar Schools Test Results – by Friday 20th October 2023 – Note this is not the offer of a place.
The entrance test results will be sent prior to you completing your Local Authority preference form
Local Authority Preference form deadline – 31st October 2023
All parents must complete a preference form in addition to registering your child for the test. These are distributed through primary schools or available through your home Local Authority (LA). The Grammar Schools in Birmingham does not issue LA preference forms. You are advised to wait for the entrance test results before applying for school places.
National School Offer Day – 1st March 2024
Local Authorities will notify parents which School their child has been offered.