Tag Archives: Primary School Registration

PRIMARY 1 KIDS MUST STAY IN DECLARED ADDRESS FOR 30 MONTHS IF THEY APPLY UNDER PROXIMITY SCHEME

Parents who apply for their children to be admitted into a primary school based on their proximity to the school will now have to ensure that their children stay in the declared address until they finish Primary 2. This according to a new ruling by the Ministry of Education. But there were those who felt that such a temporary fix would not solve the deeper root problems in the primary school registration system. "It is a fact that certain primary schools are more popular than others because they have better teachers, better facilities and overall a better environment for children to learn in. The government is simply forcing parents from less privileged areas to register for the not so good schools in their areas, which means denying their children the opportunity to move up." said another parent.

Read More »