Admissions Timetable (2022 entry)
Test Registration opens – Tuesday 4th May 2021
You can register online from this date.
Deadline for Reasonable Adjustments to the Test – Wednesday 16th June 2021
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 2021 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 2021
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 7 September, contact the Admissions office. Do not contact the office before 7 September.
Grammar Schools Entrance Test Date – Saturday 11th September 2021
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 11 September free from commitments.
Grammar Schools Test Results – by Friday 15th October 2021 – 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 2021
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.
National School Offer Day – Tuesday 1st March 2022
Local Authorities will notify parents which School their child has been offered.