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Association for Quality Education (AQE Ltd) is the company formed to manage and administer the Common Entrance Assessment (CEA) for transfer of pupils from primary to a number of post primary schools in Northern Ireland.  To find out more about AQE Ltd please click here

A full list of participating AQE Grammar Schools can be found here  and on the front cover of the Registration Form. Anyone who hopes to be admitted to any of the AQE Grammar Schools listed will have to sit the CEA.

THE AQE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FROM MONDAY 18TH – WEDNESDAY 20TH FEBRUARY (inclusive).

The period to apply for a re-mark has now finished.  The re-marking of papers will take place from Thursday 14th February, parents will be informed of outcomes by Monday 25th February.

THE 2018/2019 CYCLE

Please see the document below for key information on how the process works, including key dates and deadlines. (This document replaces the previously published FAQs)

AQE Key Information 2018-2019