Secondary Transfer to Year 7 in 2020


Parents who wish to apply to Parmiter's School for Secondary Transfer in 2020 must complete their Local Authority online application.  For Hertfordshire residents, please use the following link:

The deadline for applications is 31 October 2019.

Parents are asked to complete a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) ONLY if applying under Criterion 3: Sibling or Criterion 4: Medical.   PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT A SIF FOR ANY OTHER APPLICATION.    This is a change from previous years.   The Local Authority will notify Parmiter's School of ALL applications and we will look up the scores for any Academic and/or Music tests that have been taken.

Click here for the Supplementary Information Form (SIF)  ONLY if applicable.

Click here for the Admissions Policy for Yr 7 Entry in September 2020

Each application will be considered under the relevant admissions criteria.  For applications to be considered under the Academic criterion, applicants must have taken the SW Herts Consortium entrance tests.  For applications to be considered under the Music criterion, applicants must have taken the Musical aptitude test.   Parents will be able to login to the SW Herts Consortium parent portal to view the test scores on Wednesday 16 October 2019.   Information on the SW Herts Consortium entrance  tests can be viewed via the following link:  

Please note that Parmiter's School is not able to assess whether a child with a particular test score will or will not achieve a place for Secondary Transfer 2020.  It is up to parents to research the historical information provided to decide whether or not to make an application.  The cut-off scores and distances for previous years can be viewed via the link below: 

Cut-off Scores and Distances From Previous Years

How Places are Allocated

Priority Postcode Area

The Local Authority will send school allocation emails to parents that confirmed their email address on Monday 2 March 2020.  Parents that did not confirm their email address will be able to view their allocation online during the afternoon of 2 March via:

Parmiter's School will send offers to parents on Tuesday 3 March 2020.   We will notify unsuccessful applicants who are on Parmiter's School continuing interest list by email on Tuesday 3 March.

Further information can be viewed on the links below:

Consortium Testing Arrangements Year 7 Entry 2020

Testing Dates