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kellyk
25-12-2006, 03:36 PM
When do one need to register for kids of 5 years old for Standard 1? I heard that you have to register 2 years before, i.e. at age 5 but when? Beginning of year? During the holidays? Any ideas?

orchipalar
25-12-2006, 10:04 PM
Err buddy...assuming that the child would be 5 years old in 2007...he would be attending school by 2009 in Std 1...you would have to register him at the nearest school of your choice...in the beginning of 2007 after school session starts...

Bring along...the original birth cert n a photocopy of it...an original utility bill with the house address n a copy of it...the father's NRIC n copies of it...n etc. which might depend on the different school's requirement...(private school or national school)...

Then somewhere within 2008...you would receive a letter from the school which your child has been allocated to study in...which also contains further instructions from the school...

Best is to drop by the nearest school of your choice to ask for the necessary...

fRaNkY
26-12-2006, 11:20 AM
Some... 4 y.o. can register oredi :)
Can always dropby the school you want to register during office hours and ask

VeeJay
26-12-2006, 10:48 PM
It depends on the school, I guess, last month, I went to USJ 4 school to register my kid, but the admin there told me thats its too early, just comeby 2008 to register?! :confused:

My girl will be attending school in 2009.

birdy
27-12-2006, 05:57 AM
I thought these should be government schools and there should be a standard guideline on the registration. Anybody has any idea when is the registration date for the chinese school in SS19 - Li Hung? :rolleyes:

mykern
27-12-2006, 06:44 AM
Registration to enter Chinese schools are even more difficult ... very limited spaces available so that's why many register as early as possible .. some say must give some kind of 'contribution' to get your kid in the school of your choice.
As for the 'national' schools, I wonder why they tell you to come tack in 2008 .. anyway, they will still send your kid to the nearest to your declared address.

sabaidee ..

kellyk
04-01-2007, 01:05 AM
Thank you all for your kind information, especially dear Orchi...

Anyway, I went to the school today to enquire and was given a list of things to be submitted together with the registration form. I was told that I can submit the forms and the rest of the necessary items listed in the list (IC, birth cert, electric/water bill, envelops, etc) by February/March.

She was very kind to teach me how to fill in the form but very cautious to remind that the decision for the placement doesn't lie in her hands nor is it in mind but with the Ministry Of Education.... Is it true? Who makes the actual selection/allocation/placement actually? :confused:

She did also advised me not to despair because we can still appeal even though my son doesn't get a place there. She says their decision is based on the location of the house and it's distance from the school according to a map. Was just wondering, is there an online USJ map which I can use for this purpose?

TiNKeRFY
04-01-2007, 01:11 AM
Here you go.. (http://www.usj.com.my/map/main_map.php3) :)

kellyk
09-01-2007, 02:10 AM
oh dear, seems that there's another school in USJ8.... Hmmm I may have to check out this other school too :( Anyone have any feedbacks of this school?

Sigh....So much headache to be a parent!!!!

USJ27Resident
10-01-2007, 03:26 AM
When do one need to register for kids of 5 years old for Standard 1? I heard that you have to register 2 years before, i.e. at age 5 but when? Beginning of year? During the holidays? Any ideas?

Spoke to HM of USJ12 - Opening for registration for students Std 1 (Born Year 2002) is from the 1st week of March...

To bring along
Birth Cert & Photocopy
NRIC Parent & Photocopy
Copy of Utility Bill (Proof of Address)

Hope the info helps