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PostPosted: Sat Sep 28, 2019 3:04 pm 

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Admission information for September 2020

Please check the schools for Covid updates
https://www.nhgs.co.uk/admissions/schoo ... sions-2021

The North Halifax Grammar School
The Crossley Heath School

Calderdale LEA
https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/v2/reside ... ry/grammar

Timeline 2019
Open Evenings
Open Evening NHGS: Tuesday June 25th
Open Evening CHS: Thursday June 27th

Registration date
Parents need to complete a registration form for the admission test which is available on the schools’ websites or can be obtained from the schools. Registration forms are available for completion from April 15th to the deadline of 2nd September.

Test date for admission
For Admission in 2020 the test will be on Saturday 28th September. The results will be made available before CAF deadline of October 31st.

October 25th Parents will have received results of the admissions test which will include the overall score and position in the order of merit.

If you want to be considered for a place at CH and NH then you need to list both schools on your CAF.
Either or both of the grammar schools must be included as one of the five preferences to be considered for a place at the grammar school(s).

Timeline 2020
Allocation day
March 2nd Offer of a place at a secondary school distributed to parents by the Local Authority

Appeal and Re-allocation
16th March Deadline for lodging an appeal and requests for re-allocation


Allocation day cut off rank for the last few years. The rise in rankings are due to the schools increasing PAN.
(thanks to Hebden for posting these.)

2019 CH to 435 , NHGS to 441(info from Calderdale LA)
2018 CH to 417, NHGS to 448 (info from Calderdale LA)
2017 CH to 366, NHGS to 429 (info from Calderdale LA)
2016 CH to 274, NHGS to 393
2015 CH to 332 NHGS to 390
2014 CH to 290 NHGS to 368
2013 CH to 260 NHGS to 336

The difference in ranking from 2013 onwards are due to the schools expanding the number of places available and changes to the admissions criteria. 2019 figures reflect the introduction of PP Admissions criteria
Sample papers

https://www.nhgs.co.uk/storage/app/medi ... otMoon.pdf
https://www.nhgs.co.uk/storage/app/medi ... Rising.pdf
https://www.nhgs.co.uk/storage/app/medi ... unners.pdf
https://www.nhgs.co.uk/storage/app/medi ... Whales.pdf

https://www.nhgs.co.uk/storage/app/medi ... nswers.pdf
https://www.nhgs.co.uk/storage/app/medi ... 0Sheet.pdf

Post Allocation Information

Reallocation process can be found here https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/v2/reside ... llocations
Appeal Process here https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/v2/reside ... ns/appeals

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