Enrolling in primary school can be an exciting experience for children and their parents.
At the same time, it can also be quite a competitive and nerve-racking process. Hence, it helps for parents to take note of important details in advance.
For instance, this year’s exercise, which will start on 29 Jun, will take place online just like last year.
Here are the key dates for parents to take note of:
According to a press release by the Ministry of Education (MOE), the Primary 1 (P1) registration exercise will take place from 29 Jun to 31 Oct 2022.
There will be several changes in this year’s exercise.
For instance, Phases 2A(1) and 2A(2) will be combined into one Phase 2A. This is for children whose parents or siblings are former students of the school, and/or whose parents are staff or committee members.
Additionally, the number of places in Phase 2C – the most competitive phase – will double from 20 to 40. Therefore, there will be more spots available for children who do not qualify for earlier phases.
MOE will update the list of primary schools and vacancies on the P1 registration website by mid-Jun.
Like last year’s exercise, registration will be fully online with no in-person registration in schools.
Parents registering their children under Phases 1, 2A, and 2B can do so via an online application form which will be available on the P1 registration website during the respective application periods.
Those applying under Phases 2C and 2C Supplementary should register online using the Primary 1 Internet System.
Parents will require Singpass accounts for both registration modes. Therefore, MOE advises them to ensure their accounts are valid and set up with 2-Factor Authentication before registration begins.
Under the Compulsory Education Act, it is compulsory for children born born between 2 Jan 2016 and 1 Jan 2017 to participate in this year’s P1 registration exercise or enrol in a special education (SPED) school.
We wish parents all the best in their applications and hope they manage to get their kids into their preferred school.
For more information, you can visit MOE’s website.
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