Registration Phases and Procedures

Registration Phases

Details of the different phases are shown below.

Eligibility Primary One Registration Phase Registration Dates
For children who are Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents

Phase 1

For a child who has a sibling studying in the primary school of choice

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Friday, 4 July 2014

Phase 2A(1)

(a) For a child whose parent is a former student of the primary school and who has joined the alumni association as a member not later than 30 June 2013.

(b) For a child whose parent is a member of the School Advisory / Management Committee

Announcement of Results:

By Thursday, 10 July 2014

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Phase 2A(2)

(a) For a child whose parent or sibling has studied in the primary school of choice

(b) For a child whose parent is a staff member of the primary school of choice

Announcement of Results:

By Thursday, 17 July 2014

Monday, 14 July 2014

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Phase 2B

(a) For a child whose parent has joined the primary school as a parent volunteer not later than 1 July 2013 and has given at least 40 hours of voluntary service to the school by 30 June 2014

(b) For a child whose parent is a member endorsed by the church/clan directly connected with the primary school

(c) For a child whose parent is endorsed as an active community leader

Announcement of Results:

By Friday, 25 July 2014

Monday, 21 July 2014

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Phase 2C

For all children who are eligible for Primary One in the following year and are not yet registered in a primary school

Announcement of Results:

By Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Thursday, 31 July 2014

Friday, 1 August 2014

Phase 2C Supplementary

For a child who is not yet registered in a primary school after Phase 2C

Announcement of Results:

By Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

For children who are not Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents1

Phase 3

For a child who is neither a Singapore Citizen nor a Singapore Permanent Resident

Announcement of Results:

By Friday, 14 November 2014

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Note:
  1. Children who are Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents and who are still not registered in a school after the earlier phases are also eligible to register at this phase.

Registration Procedures

Each child should be registered at only one school at any one time. If a child is registered at more than one school, he may lose his place in the school of choice.

Phases Registration Procedure
Phase 1

Registration at Primary School

Parents may submit the registration form and relevant documents through the older sibling who will be given the form by the school.

All children registered under this phase will be given places in the schools.

Phase 2A(1)
Phase 2A(2)
Phase 2B

Registration at Primary School

Registration is conducted at the primary school that you wish your child to be admitted into. The hours of registration are from 8.00 am to 11.00 am and from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm on each scheduled registration day. Parents or a person authorized by the parents in writing (letter of authorization (35kb .pdf)) is to submit the registration form and required documents at the school of choice.

Singapore Citizens (SCs) will be given absolute priority over Singapore Permanent Residents (PRs) when balloting is necessary in a specific phase. SCs and PRs will continue to be eligible for the same phases, and all applicants will be admitted if the total number of applications in any phase does not exceed the number of vacancies. However, if the number of applications exceeds the number of vacancies in a specific phase, SCs will be admitted first ahead of PRs, before home-school distance is considered.

Phase 2C
Phase 2C Supplementary

Registration at Primary School

Registration is conducted at the primary school that you wish your child to be admitted into. The hours of registration are from 8.00 am to 11.00 am and from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm on each scheduled registration day. Parents or a person authorised by the parents in writing (letter of authorization (35kb .pdf)) is to submit the registration form and required documents at the school of choice.

Online Registration for Primary Schools

MOE has introduced the Primary One Internet System (P1-IS) in all primary schools. Parents registering their child in these two phases will have an alternate channel created for their convenience to register their child.

Parents who register online will have to produce the originals of each required documents to the school the child is successfully registered when requested by the school or upon reporting to the school.

The online registration periods are:

  • Phase 2C

    Starting from 9.00 am on 29 July 2014 to 4.30 pm on 31 July 2014.

  • Phase 2C Supplementary

    Starting from 9.00 am on 10 August 2014 to 4.30 pm on 12 August 2014.

Singapore Citizens (SCs) will be given absolute priority over Singapore Permanent Residents (PRs) when balloting is necessary in a specific phase. SCs and PRs will continue to be eligible for the same phases, and all applicants will be admitted if the total number of applications in any phase does not exceed the number of vacancies. However, if the number of applications exceeds the number of vacancies in a specific phase, SCs will be admitted first ahead of PRs, before home-school distance is considered.

Phase 3

Registration at Primary School

Registration is conducted at the primary school with vacancy in this phase that you wish your child to be admitted into. The hours of registration are from 8.00 am to 11.00 am and from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm on the scheduled registration day. Parents or a person authorised by the parents in writing (letter of authorization (35kb .pdf)) is to submit the registration form and required documents at the school of choice.

Parents of non-Singapore Citizen (SC)/ non-Permanent Resident (PR) children should note that vacancies are limited as only vacancies remaining after allocation to SC/PR would be allocated to non-SC/non-PR children. MOE will publish the list of available primary schools for parents to register their child in this phase. MOE will thereafter centrally process all the applications and the posting outcome will be released to parents by 14 November 2014. School posting will take into consideration factors such as availability of school vacancies and ensuring a good spread of students. MOE posting is final and no appeals will be entertained. Schools will also not entertain any walk-in applications for placement or transfer.

You may want to know:

The number of Primary One vacancies each school will offer for the Primary One Registration Exercise will be made available in June before the registration begins. Parents can refer to Primary Schools Vacancies by Phases for information on vacancies for each school.

Balloting will be conducted if the number of applications to a school exceed the number of vacancies during any phase from Phase 2A(1) onwards. Please refer to Allocation of Places for details on balloting.

Parents can refer to Primary Schools Conducting Balloting to find out which schools will be conducting balloting at the end of each registration phase.

Parents can refer to the following links for more information: