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Apply for a grammar school entry test | Places at grammar schools in Birmingham - September 2021 | Birmingham City Council

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Apply for a grammar school entry test

You can register for the entrance test between 4 May 2020 and 26 June 2020 (4pm). No late registrations are permitted. The test will take place on Saturday 12 September 2020.

Test results

Please wait for your child's test results before naming a grammar school as one of your six preferences on your online application. If you submit your application with grammar schools listed and your child is not successful in the selective test, you will have reduced the number of schools you could list as preferences.

The Grammar Schools in Birmingham will send you the entrance test results by 16 October 2020. Once you have received your test results you should decide whether to name a grammar school as one of your preferences on your home authorities preference form.

Pupils who accept places at selective schools will not be entitled to free transport from the local authority if an appropriate place is available at a maintained school within three miles of their home address.

Pupil Premium

Please refer to each school’s admission policy for details of how places are offered. Each of the schools below give some priority to applicants who are registered for Pupil Premium. Parents of children registered for Pupil Premium (Free School Meals) MUST tick the relevant box online when registering their child for the test.

  • Bishop Vesey's Grammar School
  • King Edward VI Aston School
  • King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys
  • King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls
  • King Edward VI Five Ways School
  • King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar for Boys
  • King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Girls
  • Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls