Admission to Parmiter's School

Secondary Transfer to Year 7 in September 2017

Parents of children currently in Year 5, who might apply for a place in Year 7 for Secondary Transfer in September 2017 under Academic or Music, must register with the South West Herts Consortium.  Registration for the tests opened on 3 May 2016 and will close on Friday 17 June 2016.  Registration should be made via the SW Herts Consortium website:

Please note that registration for the test(s) is not an application or expression of interest in any school.  You will not be able to apply for a secondary school place until after the secondary transfer process opens in September 2016.

Key Dates 2016

Tuesday 3 MayOnline registration for tests opens
Friday 17 JuneRegistration closes
Monday 4 JulyTest venue notified to parents
Friday 17 June *Deadline to notify special consideration for entrance tests *
Saturday 10 SeptemberAcademic Test
Tuesday 13 SeptemberMusic Test (1st stage - written)
26 - 30 September2nd stage Practical Music Assessment
Monday 17 OctoberTest scores notified to parents
Friday 31 OctoberSecondary Transfer application deadline


*If you consider that your child might be disadvantaged under the terms of the Disability Discrimination Act, or has special educational needs which require the test centre to make particular provision for the tests, you must provide written evidence of this from your child's Headteacher.  This evidence must be sent immediately after registering for the test.  This written evidence should be sent to:  Test Co-ordinator, South West Herts School Tests, PO Box 2439, Watford, WD18 1UZ.  Please include a copy of the completed paper registration form.


Parmiter's School Open Day

Parmiter's School Open Day will be held on Thursday 29 September 2016 from 4pm to 8.30pm.  There is no need to book.  The school will also be open for morning visits during October and dates will be advertised nearer the time.

Please note that we are not able to arrange tours of the school at other times during the school year.



Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

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Thomas Parmiter Sports Centre

The Thomas Parmiter Sports Centre

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