SINGAPORE: Main 1 registration for admission to colleges in 2024 will start on Jul 4, the Ministry of Schooling (MOE) stated on Tuesday (Might 23).
It’s obligatory for youngsters born between Jan 2, 2017 and Jan 1, 2018, each dates inclusive, to take part on this train or be enrolled in a Junior 1 or Main 1 programme of a SPED faculty.
From this yr, dad and mom can use the brand new on-line registration portal for all 5 phases of the train – Phases 1, 2A, 2B, 2C and 2C Supplementary – to register their baby of their chosen faculty.
The brand new portal replaces the net software kind and the Main 1 Web System utilized in earlier years.
PREVIOUS YEAR'S REGISTRATION STATISTICS
As well as, software knowledge from the earlier yr may also be made out there on-line beginning this yr to higher help dad and mom in deciding on major colleges for his or her youngsters, stated MOE.
From Tuesday, dad and mom can check with the MOE web site for 2022's knowledge, which is able to embody the out there vacancies, registration candidates, in addition to balloting data within the related phases for every faculty.
If balloting was performed for a particular section, dad and mom would see the class that balloting was performed for, the variety of vacancies out there within the poll, and the variety of candidates who participated within the poll, stated the ministry.
Mother and father may view a listing of faculties inside 2km of their residence and examine whether or not these colleges had been oversubscribed in particular phases through the earlier yr's train.
Just like previous years, data on the variety of out there vacancies in every faculty for this yr's train may also be made out there on the registration web site in mid-June.
The variety of out there vacancies and candidates will likely be up to date through the related phases.
"Nonetheless, such statistics shouldn’t be taken as closing through the train as a consequence of its dynamic nature, as dad and mom can withdraw and make modifications all through the registration interval. Colleges may also not have the ability to present extra data past what is obtainable on the MOE P1 Registration web site," stated MOE.
The Schooling Ministry additionally inspired dad and mom to "take into account a large secure of faculties and discover how these colleges’ distinctive programmes and choices can greatest meet their baby’s studying wants, pursuits, and strengths" when deciding on a major faculty.
It additionally reminded dad and mom to contemplate colleges which can be "moderately near house" to cut back their baby's commuting time, as an extended distance between the college and their house may imply extra restricted transport choices for the kid.
P1 REGISTRATION PORTAL
The P1 Registration Portal will go stay on Jul 4 and could be accessed through the MOE Main 1 registration web site.
Mother and father can log in to the portal to view the phases and colleges their baby is eligible to register in, in addition to register their baby of their chosen faculty when the section the kid is eligible for opens for registration, stated MOE.
A legitimate Singpass with 2-Issue Authentication is required to log in to the Main 1 registration portal. Mother and father are suggested to arrange their Singpass 2FA early and make sure that their Singpass account is legitimate earlier than the graduation of the P1 Registration Train, stated MOE.
Just one mother or father is required to log in and submit the registration by means of the portal.
Mother and father who require help throughout registration might contact the college of their selection through e mail or phone on the respective registration days between 9am to 4.30pm.
Registration will shut on Oct 31.
ST MARGARET'S SCHOOL (PRIMARY) HOLDING SITE
St Margaret’s Faculty (Main) is presently at a holding website at Mattar Highway whereas its everlasting website undergoes upgrading, stated MOE.
As a result of a delay within the upgrading venture, the college will proceed to function from the present holding website for one more yr till December 2024, it added.
REGISTRATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Worldwide college students will register beneath Section 3 of the registration train in spite of everything Singaporeans and everlasting residents have been allotted a spot beneath the sooner phases.
They should submit a web based "indication of curiosity" kind through the registration web site, between 9am on Might 30 and 4.30pm on Jun 5. Those that don’t accomplish that by Jun 5 won’t be able to register throughout Section 3 of the train.
Worldwide pupil candidates who’ve indicated their curiosity will likely be notified through e mail by the tip of October on whether or not their baby could be supplied a spot in a major faculty. If a spot is obtainable, the mother or father of the kid will likely be knowledgeable of the best way to register with the designated faculty.
Faculty admission at Section 3 is just not assured, as there are restricted vacancies after locations have been allotted to Singaporeans and kids who’re everlasting residents, stated MOE.
Any registrant discovered to have supplied false data through the registration train will likely be referred to the police for investigation, the Schooling Ministry stated.
"If a baby is discovered to have been efficiently registered in a college based mostly on false data, MOE will
switch the kid to a different faculty with remaining vacancies in spite of everything eligible youngsters have registered."
MOE additionally suggested dad and mom to organize early and examine the MOE Main 1 Registration Train web site for the newest updates on the registration train and the paperwork required for registration, together with registration for abroad Singaporeans.