Admission

All applications to study at Grace Orchard School must be made on the proper Admission Form.

The following supporting documents must be submitted together with the completed application form:

1. Birth Certificate of the child (photocopy).

2. NRIC of parent(s) / legal guardian (photocopy).

3. One recent passport-sized photograph of the child.

4. Grace Orchard School Medical Report (duly completed by a qualified medical practitioner within one year prior to the date of submission of the application form).

5. Psychological Report (assessment completed within 2 years prior to the date of submission of the application form). The report must include the following items:

a. Results of the child’s individually administered intellectual assessment that present an overview of the child’s general cognitive / intellectual functioning. They should include verbal, non-verbal and global scores. If specific IQ scores are not obtained, reasons should be given. Language(s) used during the testing is (are) to be indicated.

b. Results of the child’s social and adaptive functioning as measured by an adaptive behavior assessment.

c. Summary of the child’s individual educational needs.

6. School Reports that include the following items (if applicable):

a. Report book (results for all semesters).

b. Learning Support Programme assessment data (eg, Singapore Word Reading Test results, School Readiness Test score, SMART results).

c. Reports from previous / current class teacher / Learning Support Co-ordinator on the child’s learning, behavior, social skills, etc.

d. Progress report.

e. Samples of child’s work in class or examination papers.

f. Individual Education Plan (IEP).

7. Reports and recommendations from professionals (eg, Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Guidance Officers) working with the child.

In addition to all of the above, for children with autistic spectrum disorder, the following must also be submitted:

8. Diagnostic Report that includes data from clinical observations and diagnostic interviews / observations schedules / checklists indicating that the child meets established criteria for autism.

Applicants are reminded to check that all the required data and information have been fully compiled before submitting their applications to the school. Completed application forms together with all the supporting documents as listed above can be sent to the following address:

The Principal
Grace Orchard School
6A Jurong West Street 52
Singapore 649297

 

You can also contact the school office at 6561 9128 for further enquiries.

CLOSING DATES FOR SUBMISSION

Closing dates for submission of complete applications are as follows:

• Current school year Term 3 (29 June 2020) admission – by 15 April 2020 (CLOSED)

• Pre-Admission Assessment Period: February – June 2020

In view of the COVID-19 situation impacting the Admission procedures, the school will be having an additional admission intake after the Term 3 mid-term break stipulated by MOE. Parents who were not able to meet the application deadline for the original Term 3 (29 June 2020) admission may refer to the new deadline and put in the admission application.

• Additional current school year Term 3 (27 July 2020) admission – by 10 June 2020

• Pre-Admission Assessment Period: (June – July 2020)

• 2021 Term 1 admission – by 14 August 2020 EXTENDED to 31 August 2020

• Admission Assessment Period: July – October 2020