Year 7 – Central Applications to ESF Secondary Schools – Key Dates

 (For children born in 2007 and for entry in August 2018)

1 -30 September 2017


Central application period for parents to submit application:

Acknowledgement email containing applicant’s reference number will be sent upon submission.

4 September 2017

Nomination Rights applications open:

3 October 2017

Deadline for receipt of supporting documents at ESF Centre.

10 October 2017

Acknowledgement email sent to parents to advise admission process.

11 October 2017

ESF Centre sends out assessment status notification email

  • Invitation to assessment; or,
  • Confirmation of wait listing for possible future assessment opportunity
13 October 2017

Deadline for parents to confirm attendance for assessment.

17 October 2017

Parents sent email confirming assessment venue and timing.

21 October 2017 (Saturday morning)

Year 7 Assessment conducted at either Bradbury School or Beacon Hill School.

13 November – 1 December 2017

Interview period.

8 December 2017

Parents sent letters to confirm assessment result.

15 December 2017

Deadline to confirm places offered by payment of deposit and non-refundable capital levy.


  • In general, applicants will be considered by the school of zone.
  • Applicants residing in Discovery Bay will be zoned to Island School.
  • For reasons of oversubscription, applicants residing in KGV zone and WIS zone may be directed to Island School.

Updated on: 28 June 2017