Assessment for grammar school education in September 2019

Registration for year 6 assessment to attend a non-Catholic grammar school in Wirral will open on 1 May 2018. Online applications are now closed and you will need to complete a paper registration form.

Assessment tests

A booklet has been produced to explain the Wirral assessment tests (known as 11 Plus).

If your child is due to move up to Foundation 2 in a primary school or Year 7 in a secondary school in September 2018, and you are a Wirral resident, the online application process is now closed.

Apply for a school place

You will not be able to apply online after the closing date and will need to use a paper form. Forms received after the closing date will be treated as late applications. Further details can be found in the information booklets for parents. 

Primary school information for parents

View the timetable for primary school applications

You will not be able to apply online after the closing date and will need to  complete a paper form.

Secondary school information for parents

View the timetable for secondary school applications

If your child is taking a selective test for entry to grammar school, please do not submit your application until after you have received the outcome of the tests, which will be sent to you by 21st October 2017.

The online application process is now closed and parents will need to complete a paper form.

Apply for a transfer to a Wirral primary or secondary school

Admission to Wirral schools is co-ordinated by the council. Schools cannot offer places directly. Parents are advised to discuss the reason for requesting a transfer with their current school prior to making an application.

To apply for a transfer between schools or from outside Wirral, download and complete one of the forms below and return to the postal address provided or email the completed scanned form to [email protected].