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Key Dates

Key Dates 2022/23

Assessment Dates

Saturday 12th Nov 2022: GL Assessment.
Saturday 19th Nov 2022: AQE (CEA) 1st Paper.
Saturday 26th Nov 2022: AQE (CEA) 2nd Paper.
Saturday 3rd Dec 2022: AQE (CEA) 3rd Paper.
Saturday 10th Dec 2022: GL Supplementary Entrance Assessment.

Registration Opens

Wednesday 4th May 2022: AQE (CEA) registration opens (10:00 am).
Wednesday 4th May 2022: PPTC (GL Assessment) registration opens.

Registration Closes

Friday 23rd September 2022: AQE (CEA) registration closes (4.00 pm).
Friday 23rd September 2022: PPTC (GL Assessment) registration closes (2.00 pm).


Saturday 4th Feb 2023: AQE (CEA) results arrive at children’s homes.
Saturday 4th Feb 2023: PPTC (GL Assessment) results arrive at children’s homes.


Feb 2023: AQE (CEA) re-mark request form submission deadline.
Tuesday 21st Feb 2023: PPTC (GL Assessment) re-mark request deadline (2.00 pm).

Applying to post-primary schools

February 2023: The online application is open to apply for your child’s place at a post-primary school.
More information (NI Direct Website)

School Allocation

May 2023 - Parents are informed by the Education Authority which school that their child has been allocated to.

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