In addition to established guidelines for admission to Secondary Schools a student falling into any of the categories mentioned above, shall be given a written test in Mathematics and English in order to determine the school to which he/she shall be placed.

This test which is referred to as the Placement Assessment is conducted in July and December. Students who missed the opportunity to write the Placement Assessment will be offered accommodation at a List B school.


The child’s report booklet from the school attended overseas and travel documents must be presented to the Placement unit, Department of Education at the time of registration for the Placement Assessment.

The application procedure must be observed.

N.B. Pupils for Nursery and Primary Schools will be placed in schools nearest to residence.