Primary SchoolP1 Registration 2019: Parents, Here’s What You Need to Take Note

June 9, 2019

It’s the time of the year when parents who have children entering primary school will start to prepare for the primary one (P1) registration for 2019, which is just around the corner.

This is set to take place from 3 July 2019 for children entering P1 in 2020.

The whole process, from the pre-registration to results day, can be intimidating to parents, even for those who have done it before.

Here are some important dates to keep in mind and tips to help you along for the upcoming P1 registration.

Important Dates to note for P1 Registration 2019

According to the MOE website, the registration of children for admission to P1 next year will start on 3 July 2019 and end on 31 October 2019.

Registration is open to kids who are born from Jan 2, 2013 to Jan 1, 2014 and those who seek deferment must fill in the application on the compulsory education webpage.

Phases for P1 registration 2019

Phase 1: For siblings of current students who are looking to study in the same school
Registration Dates: 3 to 4 July 2019
Applications under this phase will be somewhat guaranteed a place to enter the school of choice. Parents may register their child through the older siblings, who will be given the registration form by the school.

Phase 2A(1): For children whose parents are either alumnus of the primary school or are members of the School Advisory/Management Committee
Registration Date: 9 July 2019
Registration time: 8am to 11am / 2.30pm to 4.30pm at the school of choice
Results: 12 July 2019
Parents must have joined the alumni association as a member before 30 June 2018.

Phase 2A(2): For children whose parent or sibling is an alumni or whose parent is a staff member.
Registration Dates: 15 & 16 July 2019
Registration time: 8am to 11am / 2.30pm to 4.30pm at the school of choice
Results: 19 July 2019
Children who went to an MOE Kindergarten under the purview of and is located within the primary school of choice can also register under this phase.

Phase 2B: For children whose parent has either joined as a parent volunteer or is a member endorsed by the church/clan directly connected with the school
Registration Dates: 22 and 23 July 2019
Results: 26 July 2019
Parents must have joined the parent volunteer committee no later than 1 July 2018 and has contributed at least 40 hours of service to the school by 30 June 2019. Children of parents who are endorsed as an active community leader will also be eligible.

Phase 2C: Open to all children who are eligible for P1 in 2020 and are not yet registered in a primary school
Registration Dates: Online – 29 July 2019, 9am to 31 July 2019, 4.30pm / In-person at the primary school of choice – 30 July to 1 August 2019
Registration time: 8am to 11am / 2.30pm to 4.30pm at the school of choice
Results: 7 August 2019

Phase 2C Supplementary: For children who are yet to be registered after 2C
Registration Dates: Online – 12 August, 9am to 13 August 2019, 4.30pm / In-person at the primary school of choice – 13 to 14 August 2019
Registration time: 8am to 11am / 2.30pm to 4.30pm at the school of choice
Results: 21 August 2019

Phase 3: For children of non-Singapore citizens/non-permanent resident parents who have indicated their interest and are informed by MOE in October 2019 that they can be offered a P1 place.
Results: 31 October 2019
Parents of non-residents and non-citizens must have submitted an online form indicating interest from 4 June 9am to 10 June 4.30pm. MOE will inform parents of the result via postal mail in October, and successful applicants will register at the designated school in October 2019.


Be sure to have important documents like the birth certificates and NRICs of both parents on hand. Do check the MOE website for what documents to bring when registering for different phases.

Open House dates for primary schools in 2019

To help you narrow down your choices, you can check out some of the following primary school open houses.

Name of SchoolDateTimeAddressWebsite
Beacon Primary School06/07/20199.30am to 12.30pm36 Bukit Panjang Ring Road Singapore 679944
Edgefield Primary School13/07/20199am to 12pm41 Edgefield Plains Singapore 828869
Farrer Park Primary School05/07/20198am to 3.15pm2 Farrer Park Road #01-01 Singapore 217567
Gan Eng Seng Primary School06/07/20198.30 am to 12.30pm100 Redhill Close Singapore 158901
Guangyang Primary School27/07/20199am to 12pm6 Bishan Street 12 Singapore 579806
Haig Girls’ School03/07/2019  04/07/20198.30am to 12pm51 Koon Seng Road Singapore 427072
Horizon Primary School05/07/20192pm to 4.30pm61 Edgedale Plains Singapore 828819
Huamin Primary School19/07/20193.15pm to 4.45pm530 Yishun Ring Road Singapore 768680
Innova Primary School06/07/20199am to 1pm80 Woodlands Drive 17 Singapore 737888
Keming Primary School06/07/20198.30am to 12.30pm90 Bukit Batok East Ave 6 Singapore 659762
Kranji Primary School19/07/20198am to 10am11 Choa Chu Kang Street 54 Singapore 689189
Methodist Girls’ School19/10/20198.30am to 2.30pm11 Blackmore Drive Singapore 599986
Montfort Junior School29/06/20199am to 1pm52 Hougang Ave 8 Singapore 538786
Northoaks Primary School20/07/20199am to 11.30am61 Sembawang Drive Singapore 757622
Oasis Primary School12/07/20192.30pm to 5pm71 Edgefield Plains Singapore 828716
Qihua Primary School13/07/20198am to 1pm5 Woodlands Street 81 Singapore 738525
Queenstown Primary School20/07/20199am to 12.30pm310 Margaret Drive Singapore 149303
Riverside Primary School20/07/20199am to 1pm110 Woodlands Crescent Singapore 737803
Sembawang Primary School20/07/201911am to 3pm10 Sembawang Drive Singapore 757715
Springdale Primary School09/07/20192.15pm to 3.15pm71 Anchorvale Link Singapore 544799
Xishan Primary School>05/07/20199am to 11.30pm8 Yishun Street 21 Singapore 768611
Yu Neng Primary School13/07/20199am to 3pm56 Bedok North Street 3 Singapore 469623
Yuhua Primary School05/07/20191pm to 4pm158 Jurong East Street 24 Singapore 609558
Yumin Primary School11/07/20198am to 1130pm3 Tampines Street 21 Singapore 529393 
Zhonghua Primary School11/07/20198.45am to 12.45 pm12 Serangoon Avenue 4 Singapore 556095

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P1 Preparation: Are your kids all set for the next phase of their learning journey?

Amidst all the paperwork for the P1 registration, most parents also worry that their kids are not sufficiently prepared for the academic curriculum.

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Written by Steffi Wee