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Year 7 2024 Information

Important Dates

  • Orientation Day 2024 is set for Tuesday 28th November

On Tuesday 1 August 2023, a Placement Test will be offered for students to be considered for selection in the Year 7 2024 Academic Extension Class at Barrenjoey High School.

This Extension Class is available to all in-area students enrolling at our school.

The Placement Test is an externally sourced test, focusing on language, mathematics and general capabilities. The format is:

  1. Problem Solving & Reasoning (40 minutes) – approx. 70 multiple choice questions.
  2. Reading Comprehension (45 minutes) – approx. 60 multiple choice questions
  3. Spelling Test (12 minutes)
  4. Mathematics (45 minutes) – approx. 55 multiple choice questions
  5. Writing task (25 minutes) – narrative (written response)

Academic Extension Class Placement Test Application Form – Please click on link below to apply.

Yr7 2024 Academic Extension Class Test Application Form

A fee of $61 covers the cost of external marking, administration, test supervision and materials. If you would like your child to sit the placement test, please submit the above application form by Friday 16 June 2023. 

A request for payment will be emailed after registration is complete.  You may also pay in person by cash or credit card here at Barrenjoey High School.

Examination Procedures

On the morning of the test:

  • Students should be at the Barrenjoey High School Hall no later than 8.30am. 
  • Students should bring a pen and something to eat and drink during the recess break. 
  • The test will finish at approximately 12.30pm. Please collect students immediately following the test as supervision will not be provided. 
  • Only registered students will be able to sit the test. 
  • Students should wear their current school uniform. 

Selection Process

Following receipt of the test results, the Principal will send placement offers to students for the Academic Extension Class. A Reserve List will also be established.

If you have any quesions please email

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