Selective High Schools: Year 7 placement

Entry to Year 7 in 2016

The outcome of selective high school applications for entry in 2016 will be sent to all applicants on the evening of 10 July 2015. Applicants with valid email addresses will be sent their outcome by email. Applicants with postal addresses and no email registered with us will be sent their outcome by post. Mailed advice will be received later than emailed advice.

Please make sure you tell us in writing if your contact details have changed, make sure your email settings accept attachments, and include the Unit's email address in your contacts list (ssu@det.nsw.edu.au).

Entry to Years 8-12 in 2016

Applications opened on 23 June 2015 and will close on 28 July 2015. See information about the Years 8-12 application process.

Entry to Year 7 in 2015

The reserve list for 2015 selective high school entry is now closed. No more offers will be made to students on reserve lists. You can apply now for entry to Year 8 in 2016.


 
 
Key dates for entry to Year 7 in 2016

Date  Activity
14 October 2014  Application opens, online only, for 2016 entry
17 November 2014  Applications close. No late applications
26 February 2015  Test centre advice sent
12 March 2015  Selective High School Placement Test
 by 26 March 2015  Illness/misadventure claims submitted
 by 30 April 2015  Change of school choice requests
 Early July 2015  Outcome advice

 
Introduction to the selective high school placement process


See below for Mandarin, Cantonese and Vietnamese language versions of this guide.

There have been a number of changes to the selective high school placement process since the parent information presentations were created. Go to the following link to see these changes: Updated information

Selective high schools and opportunity classes: An Aboriginal perspective

The DVD at the following link was developed with the support and participation of the Twugia project team from South Western Sydney Region. This DVD was designed to promote the benefits of Aboriginal students attending selective high schools and opportunity classes.

 
Introduction to the selective high school placement process
 

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Introduction to the selective high school placement process