Selective High Schools: Year 7 placement

Entry to Years 8 to 12 in 2017

Applications for placement in a selective high school in Years 8-12 in 2017 are now closed. Applications should have been submitted to the selective high schools by 22 July 2016.

Entry to Year 7 in 2017

Outcome advice about Year 7 placement in a selective high school in 2017 has been posted or emailed to most applicants. Contact the Unit if you have not received the placement outcome.

Included with the outcome advice is an Outcome bulletin which gives more information about the outcome.

We are processing the offer response forms for 2017 entry and will acknowledge them as soon as we can. We will contact you with a reminder if we have not received your response. Please do not send the response form again or ask for early acknowledgement as attending to these is delaying our processing.

Reserve place holders do not have to respond unless they wish to withdraw from the reserve list. The reserve list will be published in the first week of August on the Reserve list page.

Further details of your child's score can be obtained by completing the score request form available on the Score processing page.

Appeals

Appeals should have been submitted to the primary school principal by 22 July 2016. Principals return the appeals directly to the Unit by 29 July 2016. Appeals on residency grounds must be submitted directly to the Unit by 29 July 2016. Read more information on the Appeals page.


Any request to change your choice of selective high school for 2017 should have been sent to the Unit before 29 April 2016. Find out more about school choices.

Entry to Year 7 in 2018

Applications for Year 7 placement in 2018 will open on 11 October 2016 and close on 14 November 2016. The online application form will be available on this web page. The Selective High School Placement Test will be held on 9 March 2017.

Future changes to Hurlstone Agricultural High School

Read about future changes to Hurlstone Agricultural High School at: Future plans, new Glenfield Selective High School, new Hurlstone Agricultural High School, new schools in Glenfield and Hawkesbury, the Minister's announcement.

 
 
Key dates

 Date

 Activity

 early July 2016

 Placement outcome advice sent for 2017

 27 June 2016

 Application for Years 8-12 entry in 2017 opens

 22 July 2016

 Application for Years 8-12 entry in 2017 closes

 11 October 2016

 Application for Year 7 entry in 2018 opens

 14 November 2016

 Application for Year 7 entry in 2018 closes

 9 March 2017

 Selective High School Placement Test for 2018


 
Introduction to the selective high school placement process


See below for Mandarin, Cantonese and Vietnamese language versions of this guide and translated information about the placement process.

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

 
Introduction to the selective high school placement process
 
 
General information about selective high schools
 
Translations: Introduction to the selective high school placement process
 
Introduction to the selective high school placement process
Translated documents
 
 

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