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Sec 1 Admission via PSLE results

The annual Secondary 1 Posting Exercise is conducted by the Ministry of Education (MOE) to post Primary 6 students from mainstream primary schools who have sat for the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) and are eligible for secondary school. The posting process takes place once the PSLE results are released and takes into consideration the students’ PSLE results, choices of schools and availability of vacancies.

Minimum Requirement for Admission
The cut-off scores for Secondary One students to enter secondary schools in 2022 will be based on the new Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) scoring system which will be used for the first time by 2021’s Primary 6 cohort.
The following is the indicative PSLE score range of 2020 (extracted from https://www.moe.gov.sg/schoolfinder/schooldetail?schoolname=chij-st-josephs-convent):





8 - 20

9 - 13

Normal Academic

21 - 25

21 - 23

Normal Technical

25 - 29

25 - 27


- Affiliated students from CHIJ OLGC & CHIJ OLN (Primary Schools)
The following primary schools are affiliated to CHIJ St. Joseph’s Convent:

    • CHIJ Our Lady of Good Counsel (CHIJ OLGC)
    • CHIJ Our Lady of Nativity (CHIJ OLN)

If a child is studying in CHIJ OLGC or CHIJ OLN and wants to continue her secondary education in the affiliated secondary school, CHIJ St, Joseph’s Convent, she must indicate CHIJ SJC as the first choice school, in order to enjoy priority for admission to the affiliated secondary school. 
NOTE: Being accorded priority for admission does not guarantee admission to CHIJ St. Joseph’s Convent, as it is subject to availability of places. Depending on the demand and choice patterns of that year, if there is more demand from eligible affiliates than the available places at Sec 1 posting, posting-in of affiliates will be based on their PSLE scores. This may result in some affiliates not being admitted despite meeting the Affiliate Minimum Requirement.
- Non-affiliated students from other primary schools

Starting from 2020, there will be at least 20% in each stream set aside for non-affiliated students.
Students from non-affiliated primary schools who wish to seek admission to CHIJ SJC will be admitted based on the school’s indicative PSLE score range of 2020 determined by MOE, which will be dependant on the applicant’s PSLE scores, demand and choice pattern of that year. 
Minimum Requirement for Admission
Posting-in of non-affiliates will be based on their PSLE scores. Non-affiliated school applicants may make reference to the school’s indicative PSLE score range of 2020

For further information on the Secondary 1 Posting Exercise, please refer to the following website for details: 
Overview of Secondary 1 Posting Exercise