More than half of schools were oversubscribed at the end of Primary 1 registration's most competitive phase yesterday, leaving many parents with an anxious wait.
With Primary 1 registration in full swing, The Straits Times' senior education correspondent Sandra Davie answers parents' queries on online registration for schools.
Parents who registered their children in 24 schools will conduct balloting on Friday for Phase 2B of the Primary 1 registration exercise.
Some have put in up to 80 hours of volunteer work.
Parents still hoping to enrol their children in Henry Park Primary School will face near unparalleled competition this year.
With the Primary 1 registration in full swing, Straits Times senior education correspondent Sandra Davie answers parents' queries about the process. Here is one question sent in by a reader:
THIRTEEN schools, two more than last year, had more than half their Primary 1 vacancies taken up after Phase 1 of the registration exercise, which ended yesterday.
Parents have been sending in their questions on Primary 1 registration, ranging from how priority is accorded to the balloting process. Straits Times senior education correspondent Sandra Davie answers two of them.
Seven-year-old Faith Oh loves going to Westwood Primary so much that she asks to be dropped off half an hour early to catch up with friends - and even wants to attend during the holidays.
With Primary 1 registration around the corner on July 4, Straits Times senior education correspondent Sandra Davie is answering questions that parents have about the process. Here are two questions sent in by readers:
Several parents who are undecided on a primary school for their child have asked if they can register their child in two different schools? And, if they can withdraw their application from one school and register their child in another. The Straits Times' senior education correspondent Sandra Davie answers their questions.