Information regarding Transfer 2023

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School Name:The Wallace High School
Total Number of Places Available:178
Total Number of Applications Considered:277

The Wallace High School was highly oversubscribed and the Department of Education approved an increased admissions of 178 for one year only.  The school was oversubscribed in Band 3 with children who met the non-academic criteria (d) eldest child transferring from a feeder primary school.  Children in the non-academic criteria (d) were randomised for the last allocated place. 

If your child applied to Wallace and has not received an offer of a place, he/she is automatically on a waiting list, ranked according to the non-academic criteria he/she meets within each Band.  If a place becomes available, the school will contact you using the contact details you entered onto the EA Transfer Portal.

If you do not hear from the school during Year 8, you are welcome to apply for a place in Year 9.  To do this, you can download an application form from our website (, and send it to the school with a copy of your child’s Year 8 Winter Report (usually issued from schools between December – February).  If a place becomes available for Year 9, the children on the waiting list will be considered according to the admissions criteria which is available on the school website.

Last modified: June 7, 2023