School Admissions 2021

Timetable for Admissions in September 2021


Monday April 20th

Parents can register their daughter/son for the admissions test by completing the Registration Form from either of the school websites or by requesting a hard copy of the form and sending it back to the school. 

Online applications will be acknowledged by North Halifax Grammar School. 

Postal applications will require a stamped addressed envelope for acknowledgement.

OPEN EVENING - current position Given the current restrictions, NHGS will not be hosting an open evening event (as planned for Thursday 25th June).

Instead, we will add new content to the website - including a video and virtual tour. Please complete the expression of interest form here and we will send you an email when we have new content, including the new prospectus.

Tuesday September 1st
Registration deadline for the admissions tests.

Monday September 14th
Parents will have received information about the place and timetable for the admissions tests.

Saturday September 26th
Admissions tests at both the Crossley Heath and North Halifax Grammar Schools. Please refer to your information pack for your testing centre.

Saturday October 24th
Parents will have received the results of the admissions tests (the position in the order of merit) but this will not constitute the offer of place.

Saturday October 31st
Deadline for the submission of the The Online Common Application Form
(CAF) to Calderdale LA and neighbouring Local Authorities. Either or both of the grammar schools must be included as one of the five preferences to be considered for a place at the grammar school(s).


Monday March 1st
Offer of a place at a secondary school distributed to parents by the home Local Authority.

Monday March 15th
Deadline for lodging an appeal against the non-offer of a place at a school which was included as a preference on the CAF and requests for re-allocation.

June 2021

Appeal hearings