Key Testing Dates 2017 for secondary transfer in September 2018

Online registration for the tests opens Monday 24th April 2017
Registration Closes Friday 16th  June 2017
Late registrations will not be accepted.
Date of Test Venue Notification Monday 3rd July 2017
Special Provision:
SEN Notification Date
Immediately after registering please send a copy of the written evidence from your Primary School Head, quoting your child’s full name, date of birth and South West Herts Reference number to Test Co-ordinator.

BY POST to South West Herts Schools tests, PO Box 2439, Watford WD18 1UZ, or

SCAN AND EMAIL the evidence to

by Friday 16th June at the latest.

Academic Test Saturday 9th September 2017
Music Test Tuesday 12th September 2017
Sports (Queens’ School Only)

The PE Aptitude Test is for applicants to Queens’ School only.  Owing to the overwhelming response to this test, we stress that only those with exceptional sporting ability and who live within our catchment area (WD3-WD7, WD17-WD19, WD23–WD25, AL2 (South of M25), HA6, HA5 3**, HA5 4**, HA3 6**, HA7 3**, HA7 4**) have a realistic chance of achieving a place through this route. Children who have a sibling who will be attending Queens’ School at the time of admission need not apply for this test.

Friday 15th September or
Tuesday 19th September 2017.
 In order to accommodate the high number of applicants, the test will be on Friday 15th  September 2017 and Tuesday 19th September 2017.  Tests dates will be allocated on an alphabetical basis which cannot be changed. No other dates are available. 
Technology (Bushey Meads School Only)

Children who may apply to Bushey Meads School under a criterion other than distance from home to school need not apply for this test.


Saturday 23rd September 2017

Start of Second round music tests Week commencing
Monday 25th September 2017
Scores Notified Monday 16th October 2017
Secondary application deadline Tuesday 31st October 2017


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