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Aptitude Test

The Priory Ruskin Academy will admit up to 21 students in Year 7 on the basis of their aptitude for Sport or the Visual Arts. Parents who wish to seek a place at the Academy for their child based on aptitude for Sport or Visual Arts should present their child for assessment.  

Details regarding the next aptitude test for 6 students (looking to join the Academy in September 2023}  will be uploaded by Easter 2022. 

Y5 Assessment Date for Visual Arts:

Visual Arts portfolio submissions should be handed in to the Academy Main Reception by .....dates TBC.   

Y5 Assessment Dates for Sport:

  • Dates TBC                            

A portfolio is NOT required for the Sport aptitude assessment.

Arrangements for the Aptitude assessment

If you would like your child to participate in one of the aptitude assessments, nearer the time, please complete an Aptitude application form and return it to the academy (main reception)  by Dates TBC;  a copy of the Aptitude application form will be inserted below by Easter 2022.  

Taking the assessment is not an application in itself;  assessments will only be considered when the Local Authority's Common Application Form has been received by the LA and the Academy has been notified, confirming that an application has been made.

Aptitude Assessment FAQs