Changes to the tests
The department is partnering with Cambridge Assessment and Janison Education Group to deliver a modern, world-class selection system for NSW Selective Schools and Opportunity Class placement programs.
Updates will be announced as soon as they are confirmed. Please continue to monitor this site for the latest information.
Find out about key dates in each of the placement processes.
Opportunity classes - Year 5 updates
For the most recent updates to the process of placement in opportunity classes in Year 5 go to Opportunity Classes - Year 5.
Selective high schools - Year 7 updates
Entry to Year 7 in 2021
Reserve lists are now closed.
Entry to Year 7 in 2022
Applications for selective high school placement in Year 7 in 2022 closed on Tuesday 17 November 2020.
Placement outcomes are expected to be released after business hours on 9 July 2021.
To find out about logging into your application dashboard to make changes or send and receive messages go to Application process.
Entry to Years 8 to 12 in 2022 - updates
For the most recent updates to the process of placement in selective high schools starting in Years 8 to 12 go to Selective high schools - Years 8 to12.