Year 8 Transfer Information 2018/19

 Happy Year 8 Victoria College Girls

POST PRIMARY TRANSFER CONSORTIUM 2018/2019

Any pupil who wishes to sit the GL entrance test or the AQE entrance test in Victoria College should complete a registration form naming Victoria as their first preference assessment centre. All necessary information is provided within the registration packs.

However, should any parent require clarification on any point relating to the entrance test process he/she should contact Miss Nicola Mawhinney at the College who will provide them with a date and time when they might come to the College to meet with the Headmistress, Ms Slevin.

AQE registration opened on 2nd May and forms should be returned to the AQE Office by 7th September 2018.

GL registration opens on 14th May and all forms must be returned directly to the College by 21st September 2018. The College will accommodate up to 160 pupils on each of the dates for the entrance tests. Should there be more than 160 applications for places preference may be given to girls who are planning to attend the College in 2019.


Guidance Notes: (click)

These will assist in the completion of the Registration Form and other documents.

Specification of the Entrance Assessment: (click)

This gives details of the topics being assessed by the Entrance Assessment.

Frequently Asked Questions: (click)

These are answers to some of the questions you may have.

If they do not cover all of your concerns, please contact the nearest PPTC Centre.


Access Arrangements: (click)

You should consult this policy if you are considering applying for Access Arrangements for your child.

Access Arrangements Form (AA1): (click)

This should be completed if you are claiming Access Arrangements for your child (see Guidance Notes).

Access Arrangements Form (Medical Information) AA2: (click)

This should be completed by your child’s General Practitioner or Medical Consultant in support of a claim for Access Arrangements in relation to a medical condition.

Access Arrangements Form (Special Educational Needs) AA3: (click)

This should be completed by a suitably qualified person in support of a claim for Access Arrangements.


Sample Familiarisation English Assessment Booklet: (click)

This is a sample of the English questions being used for the Entrance Assessment.

Sample Familiarisation English Answer Sheet: (click)

This is a sample answer sheet for the English Assessment being used for the Entrance Assessment.

Sample Familiarisation Maths Assessment Booklet: (click)

This is a sample of the Mathematics questions being used for the Entrance Assessment.

Sample Familiarisation Maths Answer Sheet: (click)

This is a sample answer sheet being used for the Entrance Assessment.

Sample Familiarisation Gaeilge Assessment Booklet: (click)

This is a sample of the Irish version of the questions being used for the Entrance Assessment.

Sample Familiarisation Gaeilge Answer Sheet: (click)

This is a sample answer sheet being used for the Irish Version of the Entrance Assessment.

Sample Familiarisation Mathematics (Gaeilge) Assessment Booklet: (click)

This is a sample of the Mathematics questions being used for the Entrance Assessment.

Sample Familiarisation Maths (Gaeilge) Answer Sheet: (click) 

This is a sample answer sheet being used for the Irish Version of the Entrance Assessment.

 


Victoria College Admissions Criteria

Victoria College considers applications from pupils who have taken the entrance assessments anywhere in Northern Ireland provided by the Association for Quality Education (AQE) or GL Assessment (GLA). The College will host both the AQE and GLA tests (although we have already reached our allocation for GLA).

Y8 Admissions Criteria 2018

VCB Application Form


Additional Information 

You'll find more information on the AQE website at www.aqe.org.uk   


Further Information 

Boarding admissions information can be found on the Boarding website.

If you require any further information, visit our Contact Us page. We're here to help. 

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