#10 - Appeal
Since 2015, there is a significant change to the appeal process. Do you know what that is?
#9 - Aggregate Score Is Not A Whole Number
Mary and Jane both scored 239 and applied to the same Secondary School. However, only Mary was assigned to that school. Do you know why?
#8 - Merit Over Choice
David scored 242 and Peter scored 240. David applied for School A as second choice and Peter applied for School A as first choice. Do you know who will be assigned to School A first?
#7 - School Fees
Are you aware that school fees are different for some schools?
#6 - Co-Ed Or Single-Gender School
If you have a boy and a girl, you will most likely choose a Co-Ed Primary School for ease of logistics and peace of mind during the Primary One Registration. This does not apply to Secondary School anymore. So, which will you choose?
#5 - Big Fish Versus Small Fish
If your child scored 238, will you let her go to a Secondary School A with COP of 237 to 250 or Secondary School B with COP of 230 to 240?
#4 - CCA
Consider schools that fit your child's personality and interests.
#3 - O' Level Versus Integrated Programme (IP) Track
If your child qualifies for IP track, does it mean that that is the best for her?
#2 - Affiliation
Is your child's school currently affiliated to a secondary school?
Or, do you prefer your child to enter a secondary school that is affiliated to a Junior College?
#1 - Ease of Travel
How long are you prepared to let your child travel to and fro school independently?