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NBSC Manly Campus

NBSC Manly Campus

The selective campus of Northern Beaches Secondary College

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Year 8 - 11 application for entry into NBSC Manly Campus

Application for entry into Year 8 - 11 at NBSC Manly Campus

Students seeking enrolment into Year 8 to Year 11 are coordinated through the school, but they must also sit for the Australian Council of Educational Research (ACER), higher ability selection test. This test is usually conducted at the school on a Saturday in August. Outcome advice is sent to applicants in October / November. 

It must be noted that there are only limited places that become available in Year 8 to Year 11 each year.

Applications for Year 8 to Year 11 2023 - closed.

Applications for Year 8 to 11 2024

Applications for Year 8 to Year 11 2024  - For placement in 2024, applications are expected to open on 20 June 2023 and close on 21 July 2023.

The application form will be available to download from the Department of Education high performance unit website. Applications for placement into these years must have been made on the Selective Schools form and submitted to the school by the closing date with the application fee. Please note; Applications need to be delivered in person or sent via post. Email applications will not be accepted.

Application fee -  The application fee must be paid to NBSC Manly Campus when the application is submitted. Payable by credit card via link https://portal.schoolbytes.education/other-payment/1042 please select Add item and choose HAST Test Application, then Pay Now. Under payment type choose Future Student.

Payment can also be made by cheque to NBSC Manly Campus, or in person at the school administration office by credit card. 

Applications with NBSC Manly Campus listed as 1st preference require an application fee of $130.

If your first or second preference is one of the following schools: Caringbah High, Fort Street High (Y11), Girraween High, Gosford High, Hornsby Girls, Hurlstone Agricultural High School, Penrith High School, St George Girls and Sydney Technical High School, an application fee of $50 is still required when NBSC Manly Campus is listed as 2nd or 3rd preference.

For more information on what is required to be submitted with the application, see the NBSC Manly Campus enrolment policy in the Rules and policies section.

All applications will be acknowledged in writing by the school.

Year 8, 9, 10 and 11 applicants must sit for the Australian Council of Educational Research (ACER), Higher Ability Selection Test which will be held at the school on Saturday 5th August 2023.