Transfer 2017
(for pupils starting P7 in September 2016)

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.   

Letter to P7 Parent
Information on P7 Familiarisation Day
Arrangements for AQE/Common Entrance Assessments


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

  • Application Form - closing date is 9 September 2016
  • 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 Entry into Year 8 in September 2017 HERE

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..