NBSC Cromer Campus

The co-educational comprehensive campus of the Northern Beaches Secondary College

Telephone02 9981 1155


Yr 7 2025 Academic Class

Applications for selection in the Year 7 2025 Academic Extension class at NBSC Cromer Campus closed on Friday 23 February. 

Students must sit the General Achievement Test on held on Tuesday 12th March 2024.

School Selection Criteria 

  1. Students must be in Year 6 in 2024 
  2. Students must reside within the Cromer Campus catchment area to apply.


A confirmation email will be sent by Friday 8th March 2024.

General Achievement Test

The General Achievement Test is a two hour externally sourced test focusing on English, Mathematics and Science skills. The format is:  

  • Reading and Language (40 minutes): 40 multiple choice questions from stimulus material
  • Mathematics (40 minutes): 40 multiple choice questions
  • Writing task (30 minutes): 1 writing task

The test will be held at NBSC Cromer Campus, 120 South Creek Road, Cromer.

Only registered students will be allowed to sit the test. A completed application form and payment in full must be submitted to constitute registration.

The test begins at 9:15am sharp in the school hall. Please ensure students report to the hall by 9:05am.  

At 11:50am the test will conclude.

Please collect students immediately following the test as supervision will not be provided.  

School Selection Process  

Following receipt of test results, the Principal will offer placement to the highest ranked students for the Academic Extension Class.

A reserve list will also be established.  

Further information

Please email enquiries to nbsccromer-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au marked for the attention of the HPGE Co-Ordinator.