Students residing within the school’s zone, or who have a prior association with the school, have priority right of entry.
If there are more applicants in the priority groups than there are places available, selection will be by ballot conducted in accordance with instructions issued by the Secretary under Section 11G(1) of the Education Act 1989.
There are 280 places available for Year 9 students in 2023.
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Our School Zone
PRIORITY OF ENTRY
Students residing within the school’s zone have priority right of entry. If there are still places available after the receipt of applications from students within the zone, other applications will be accepted in the following order of priority:
First Priority: The Special Programmes category is not applicable at this school because the school does not run a special programme approved by the Secretary.
Second Priority: Siblings of current students of Shirley Boys’ High School
Third Priority: Siblings of former students of Shirley Boys’ High School
Fourth Priority: Sons of former students of Shirley Boys’ High School
Fifth Priority: Sons of Board members or Board employees of Shirley Boys’ High School
Sixth Priority: Any other applicants will be selected by ballot
ENROLMENT DATES FOR YEAR 9 2024
- Community Open Night – 25 May
- Enrolments Open – 25 May
- CV Gallagher Academic Scholarship Exam – TBC
- Enrolments Close – 28 July
- Ballot (if required) – 1 August
- Deadline for acceptance of places – 14 August
Applications for our C V Gallagher Academic, Creative Shirley Music and Spartan Sport Junior Scholarships can he found here