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Aptitude Test 2021

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.  

The aptitude assessments for current Year 6 students (looking to join the Academy in September 2022}  will take place as follows:  

Y5 Assessment Date for Visual Arts:

Visual Arts portfolio submissions should be handed in to the Academy Main Reception at the end of June  2021.   Dates TBC.   However, due to coronavirus and government guidance, please phone the academy in advance to make an appointment to hand in the portfolio.   

Y5 Assessment Dates for Sport:

  • Monday 28th June
  • Tuesday 29th June
  • Wednesday 30th June                                

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 Friday 18th June 2021;  please find below a copy of the Aptitude application form.    

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 Application form 

Aptitude Assessment FAQs