Transfer 2019
(for pupils starting P7 in September 2018)

Sullivan Upper School uses the Common Entrance Assessments (CEA Tests) developed by the Association for Quality Education Limited (AQE Ltd).

Test Centre

Sullivan Upper School will be a test centre.  A familiarisation day is held prior to the actual assessments so that children can experience and become familiar with their surroundings and can meet the supervising staff. 


Please visit the AQE website for further information on the process and to download the following information.

  • Application Form - closing date is 7 September 2018
  • A Guide for Parents
  • The Implementation Process
  • Guidance for Parents on Special Circumstances, Special Provisions or Special Cases
  • Access Arrangements for the Common Entrance Assessment
  • Form for Special Circumstances

Year 8 Admissions Criteria

Download the Admissions Criteria for 2019/20 Entry into Year 8 HERE

The Admission Criteria for 2020 will be uploaded in early November 2019.

If you have any questions regarding the Transfer arrangements/Admissions Criteria, please do not hesitate to contact the Headmaster’s PA, Mrs A Graham on 028 90428780 or email
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Contact us

Sullivan Upper School
Belfast Road
BT18 9EP