In this article, we explain the application process for students wishing to enter North Sydney Boys High School in Years 8-11.
Looking to apply for North Sydney Boys High School in Years 8-11? In this guide, we outline the processes for different year groups and the limits on students.
Anybody can apply, but the limited numbers of students accepted means only the highest quality applicants are considered.
Typically, the following number of places are offered:
|Year||Number of potential spaces||Notes|
|8||–||A few students are accepted as necessary to fill the cohort to 150 students|
|9||–||A few students are accepted as necessary to fill the cohort to 150 students|
|10||–||A few students are accepted as necessary to fill the cohort to 150 students|
|11||20||Depending on applicant quality and availability up to 20 students may be accepted|
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There is an opportunity for students to enter the school in years 8 to 11 with a direct application to the school. Please note that North Sydney Boys does not accept any enrolments into year 12.
The application process involves a(n):
There are two parts to the written application:
Candidates must submit a separate application to each selective school (up to 3) they wish to apply for. When applications are open, the form will be available here. In this written application, students are required to supply copies of:
This form is unique to North Sydney Boys and can be found here when applications are open.
In the past, the form has required students to attach:
Students and their parents may need to attend an interview with the Principal, Year Adviser and Director of North Sydney Public Schools.
Applications are considered by a committee including the principal and two teacher assessors.
The Selection Committee will consider the following criteria to rank the candidates:
Students will either be:
Students who receive an offer should complete their responses as soon as possible as they lapse if not received by the due date.
Offers will be rescinded if the student does not enrol on day 1.
Offers will be cancelled if false or misleading information is provided to gain admission.