Primary schools could hold ballot at earlier stage
Squeeze for places amid new rule to save spots for kids with no ties to school
Published on Jul 9, 2014 9:13 AM
Parents hoping to clinch a spot for their six-year-olds in three of the most popular primary schools here may need to face a ballot next week, at an earlier stage of the Primary 1 registration exercise than in previous years.
These schools are CHIJ St Nicholas Girls' School, Henry Park Primary and Nan Hua Primary.
A total of 25 schools were left with fewer than half their vacancies - down from 27 last year - after Phase 2A1 ended yesterday.
This phase is for children whose parents had joined the school alumni association at least one year ago.
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