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Preparation for transfer testing

Preparation for transfer testing

Section 2 of our Secondary Transfer Testing Guide provides details of:

  • Registration process
  • Withdrawn pupils from testing
  • Under & Over age candidates
  • Pupils joining Year 6 in the Autumn term
  • Headteachers recommendations
  • Good practice
  • Last years statistics
  • Information provided to panels

Section 2: Preparation for the Secondary Transfer Test


Test Centre Protocol

Please ensure you are familiar with, and act in accordance with the relevant protocol for your school. Failure to do so may result in your school ceasing to be a test centre.


Guidelines for requesting reasonable adjustments (Equality Act 2010)

If it is felt that adjustments should be put in place for the test, then an application can be made Please read the following guidelines before completing the request.

Equality Act (2010) and Transfer Testing Guidance - 2020 Entry Parents will need to be provided with a copy of the guidelines if a  request is made

Reasonable Adjustments Request Form 2020 - to request possible adjustments - 2020 Entry


Parent information

The following is information that you can use for parents

Presentation for Primary Schools – Moving up to Secondary School in 2020

Transfer Testing Process 2020 (Public website)

Moving up to Secondary School in September 2020 Leaflet for parents PDF, 3MB, 8 pages

Buckinghamshire Familiarisation Booklet 2020 entry PDF, 1.5MB, 36 pages

LA  and Partner school are provided with the Familiarisation Booklet to send home with children at the end of the summer term of Year 5. Parents can also download the copy on our website


Headteacher recommendations

HT Recommendation Form – 2020


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