#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?
How can we help our children choose a secondary school after the PSLE results are out this week?
We have come to the conclusion post where we acknowledge the crucial role of parents in building the bonds of their children.