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Moving up to Secondary School


Timeline for entry 2021
What When
View secondary schools September to October 2020
Familiarisation booklet By the end of October
Application Deadline 31st October 2020
Practice Test 3rd November 2020
Secondary Transfer Test 5th November 2020
Results Published 30th November 2020
School place offers 1st March 2021
Start secondary school September 2021


The Moving up to Secondary School September 2021 presentation on the link below, includes information on the application and offer processes and also the secondary transfer test: 

Link to Heads Moving up to Secondary School Transfer Presentation

There is also a lot of useful information on the Moving Up to Secondary School section of the Buckinghamshire Council website: 

Link to Moving up to Secondary School information

You can find free familiarisation papers at:

GL Assessment Free Familiarisation Tests

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, many schools are not holding their usual open days, but are instead, offering virtual tours on their websites.

 Please ensure that you apply for your child's school place online by Midnight on 31st October 2020 at


Link to The Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools