P1 Registration 2023: Primary School Open House Dates, Links

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Keen to check out primary schools at their open house events in 2023?

This year, many schools are holding school tours or webinars between May and July, and it’s worth joining these events if you haven’t found the ideal primary school for your child.

Not sure how to shortlist primary schools? You can start by looking at the primary schools that many parents in Singapore are searching for, to see if they might be suitable for your child.

For some parents, home-school distance is the top priority. This might be less of a concern for parents who drive and have flexible work hours. But if your child will be taking public transport, you may prefer to choose a nearby or central location, where a one-way bus or train trip takes 40 minutes or less.

Parents should also check if the school offers the mother tongue language that your child will take, whether the co-curricular activities or CCAs are aligned with your child’s interests, and if there is special needs support. Some parents are also particular about secondary school affiliations and whether the school runs the Gifted Education Programme, also known as GEP. Finally, it’s not uncommon to hear that parents prefer single-sex schools to co-ed schools, to minimise potential distractions in the early schooling years.

With the above factors in mind, you can shortlist three to five schools that fit your preferences.

Is it necessary to attend school open house events?

Many parents choose a primary school for their child without attending any open house events. 

Instead, they might check with their educator friends for ‘insider’ recommendations, or with friends who have children already studying in these schools. The KiasuParents forum is also popular with parents seeking advice on primary schools, and you can look for the appropriate parent networking group to post your questions in. Through these channels, you will get a range of unfiltered opinions, but do be mindful that these perspectives are subjective and may not apply to your child.

If your child has special needs and interests, and you have many questions to ask, it may be better to try and schedule a private visit with the school. During school talks — whether online or in person — some schools may request that you keep your questions to general school matters, so that the information shared will be relevant to everyone. 

What sorts of school-related questions will be useful for a wider audience? These would tend to be clarifying questions, based on information provided by the school. Examples of such questions include: 

  • “You mentioned X earlier. Does this mean that…”
  • “You used the term ‘X’ earlier. Could you help me to better understand what that means?”

As for school tours, these can be fun, and it’s a chance to see if the physical environment of the school appeals to your child. Through the school posters and other displays, you may also get a sense of the values that are most important to the school. For instance, if you care most about raising kids who embrace their unique strengths and prioritise compassion, you may not want to choose a school that is clearly achievement oriented.

During school tours, you may have a chance to visit the school’s CCA fair, with students running the booths. Primary school students may not be mature enough to give in-depth answers, but you can always try to have a meaningful conversation with them, by asking simple questions such as:

  • Why did you join this CCA?
  • What do you like about this CCA? Do you need to do difficult things?
  • How much time do you spend on CCA each week? Do you train outside of school too?
  • Are your best friends also in this CCA? Or are they your classmates?
  • Do you have enough time to do your homework, as well as rest?
  • Do you like school? What is the best part about school for you? Is there anything you would like to change about school?

It’s good to make the effort to ask questions, rather than being a silent observer. This turns the open house visit into a social experience, and your child can see what it’s like to interact with the school community.

Primary school open house events in 2023

Below are the primary school open house dates for 2023, based on information provided by Schoolbag. In our table, we have included links and other details that will be of interest to our parent community. To make it easier for you to find conveniently located schools, we have also sorted schools by their neighbourhoods.

If you have a shortlist of schools, do check the school websites or contact them directly for the most accurate and updated information, including how to sign up for their events. As for schools that haven’t announced their open house dates, you should still get in touch to enquire, as they may have events in the pipeline. 

We hope you will have a fulfilling time exploring school options for your child, and we wish your child all the best in finding a suitable primary school. To chat with other parents about P1 registration in 2023, please join the conversation on our KiasuParents forum.

School Location What You Should Know Affiliations GEP Open House
Anderson Primary School Ang Mo Kio Anderson Primary Highlights      
Ang Mo Kio Primary School Ang Mo Kio Ang Mo Kio Primary Highlights      
CHIJ St Nicholas Girls’ School Ang Mo Kio CHIJ St Nicholas Girls’ Highlights Yes    
Jing Shan Primary School Ang Mo Kio Jing Shan Primary Highlights      
Mayflower Primary School Ang Mo Kio Mayflower Primary Highlights      
Teck Ghee Primary School Ang Mo Kio Teck Ghee Primary Highlights      
Townsville Primary School Ang Mo Kio Townsville Primary Highlights      
Bedok Green Primary School Bedok Bedok Green Primary Highlights      
CHIJ (Katong) Primary Bedok CHIJ (Katong) Primary Yes    
Damai Primary School Bedok Damai Primary Highlights     8 July 2023, 10 to 11am (Virtual)
Fengshan Primary School Bedok Fengshan Primary Highlights      
Opera Estate Primary School Bedok Opera Estate Primary Highlights      
Red Swastika School Bedok Red Swastika Highlights      
St Anthony’s Canossian Primary School Bedok St Anthony’s Canossian Primary Highlights Yes    
St Stephen’s School Bedok St Stephen’s Highlights Yes    
Telok Kurau Primary School Bedok Telok Kurau Primary Highlights     7 July 2023, 2.30 to 5.30pm (Physical)
Temasek Primary School Bedok Temasek Primary Highlights      
Yu Neng Primary School Bedok Yu Neng Primary Highlights     30 June 2023 (Virtual)
Ai Tong School Bishan Ai Tong Highlights      
Catholic High School (Primary) Bishan Catholic High (Primary) Highlights Yes Yes  
Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Primary School Bishan Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Primary Highlights Yes    
Bukit View Primary School Bukit Batok Bukit View Primary Highlights     Held in April 2023
Dazhong Primary School Bukit Batok Dazhong Primary Highlights      
Keming Primary School Bukit Batok Keming Primary Highlights      
Lianhua Primary School Bukit Batok Lianhua Primary Highlights     27 May 2023, 9 to 11am (Physical)
Princess Elizabeth Primary School Bukit Batok Princess Elizabeth Primary Highlights      
St Anthony’s Primary School Bukit Batok St Anthony’s Primary Highlights Yes    
Alexandra Primary School Bukit Merah Alexandra Primary Highlights      
Blangah Rise Primary School Bukit Merah Blangah Rise Primary Highlights     27 May 2023, 8.30am to 1.30 pm (Physical)
Cantonment Primary School Bukit Merah Cantonment Primary Highlights      
CHIJ (Kellock) Bukit Merah CHIJ (Kellock) Yes    
Gan Eng Seng Primary School Bukit Merah Gan Eng Seng Primary Highlights      
Radin Mas Primary School Bukit Merah Radin Mas Primary Highlights      
Zhangde Primary School Bukit Merah Zhangde Primary Highlights      
Beacon Primary School Bukit Panjang Beacon Primary Highlights     1 July 2023, 10am to 12pm
Bukit Panjang Primary School Bukit Panjang Bukit Panjang Primary Highlights      
CHIJ Our Lady Queen of Peace Bukit Panjang CHIJ Our Lady Queen of Peace Highlights Yes   Held in May 2023
Greenridge Primary School Bukit Panjang Greenridge Primary Highlights     7 July 2023 (Virtual)
West Spring Primary School Bukit Panjang West Spring Primary Highlights      
West View Primary School Bukit Panjang West View Primary Highlights      
Zhenghua Primary School Bukit Panjang Zhenghua Primary Highlights     22 May 2023 (Physical)
9 to 9.45am (School tour)
10 to 11am (Talk)
Bukit Timah Primary School Bukit Timah Bukit Timah Primary Highlights      
Henry Park Primary School Bukit Timah Henry Park Primary Highlights   Yes  
Methodist Girls’ School Bukit Timah Methodist Girls’ (Primary) Highlights Yes   Held in April 2023
Nanyang Primary School Bukit Timah Nanyang Primary Highlights Yes Yes  
Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary School Bukit Timah Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary Highlights      
Raffles Girls’ Primary School Bukit Timah Raffles Girls’ Primary Highlights   Yes  
Anglo-Chinese School (Junior) Central Anglo-Chinese (Junior) Highlights Yes    
River Valley Primary School Central River Valley Primary Highlights      
St Margaret’s Primary School Central St Margaret’s Primary Highlights Yes    
Chua Chu Kang Primary School Choa Chu Kang Chua Chu Kang Primary Highlights      
Concord Primary School Choa Chu Kang Concord Primary Highlights      
De La Salle School Choa Chu Kang De La Salle Highlights Yes    
Kranji Primary School Choa Chu Kang Kranji Primary Highlights      
South View Primary School Choa Chu Kang South View Primary Highlights      
Teck Whye Primary School Choa Chu Kang Teck Whye Primary Highlights      
Unity Primary School Choa Chu Kang Unity Primary Highlights      
Yew Tee Primary School Choa Chu Kang Yew Tee Primary Highlights     25 May 2023, 2 to 4pm
Clementi Primary School Clementi Clementi Primary Highlights      
Nan Hua Primary School Clementi Nan Hua Primary Highlights   Yes  
Pei Tong Primary School Clementi Pei Tong Primary Highlights      
Qifa Primary School Clementi Qifa Primary Highlights      
Canossa Catholic Primary School Geylang Canossa Catholic Primary Highlights Yes   Held in May 2023
Geylang Methodist School (Primary) Geylang Geylang Methodist (Primary) Highlights Yes    
Haig Girls’ School Geylang Haig Girls’ Highlights     6 July 2023, 9.30am to 12pm (Physical)
Kong Hwa School Geylang Kong Hwa Highlights      
Maha Bodhi School Geylang Maha Bodhi Highlights Yes    
CHIJ Our Lady of the Nativity Hougang CHIJ Our Lady of the Nativity Highlights Yes   29 May 2023, (Virtual, live Q&A at 4pm)
Holy Innocents’ Primary School Hougang Holy Innocents’ Primary Highlights Yes    
Hougang Primary School Hougang Hougang Primary Highlights      
Montfort Junior School Hougang Montfort Junior Highlights Yes   27 May 2023, 8am to 12pm (Physical)
Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School (Primary) Hougang Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ Highlights (Primary) Yes    
Punggol Primary School Hougang Punggol Primary Highlights      
Xinghua Primary School Hougang Xinghua Primary Highlights      
Xinmin Primary School Hougang Xinmin Primary Highlights      
Yio Chu Kang Primary School Hougang Yio Chu Kang Primary Highlights     Scheduled for July 2023
Fuhua Primary School Jurong East Fuhua Primary Highlights     22 July 2023, 9am to 12pm
Jurong Primary School Jurong East Jurong Primary Highlights      
Yuhua Primary School Jurong East Yuhua Primary Highlights     7 July 2023 (Virtual)
Boon Lay Garden Primary School Jurong West Boon Lay Garden Primary Highlights      
Corporation Primary School Jurong West Corporation Primary Highlights      
Frontier Primary School Jurong West Frontier Primary Highlights      
Jurong West Primary School Jurong West Jurong West Primary Highlights     5 July 2023 (Physical)
Lakeside Primary School Jurong West Lakeside Primary Highlights     23 May 2023 (Virtual)
Pioneer Primary School (not admitting students in 2023/24) Jurong West        
Rulang Primary School Jurong West Rulang Primary Highlights     4 November 2023, 9am to 12pm (Physical)
Shuqun Primary School Jurong West Shuqun Primary Highlights      
West Grove Primary School Jurong West West Grove Primary Highlights      
Westwood Primary School Jurong West Westwood Primary Highlights      
Xingnan Primary School Jurong West Xingnan Primary Highlights      
Bendemeer Primary School Kallang Bendemeer Primary Highlights      
Farrer Park Primary School Kallang Farrer Park Primary Highlights     30 June 2023, 10.30am to 12pm (Virtual)
Hong Wen School Kallang Hong Wen Highlights      
Ngee Ann Primary School Marine Parade Ngee Ann Primary Highlights Yes    
Tanjong Katong Primary School Marine Parade Tanjong Katong Primary Highlights      
Tao Nan School Marine Parade Tao Nan Highlights   Yes  
Anglo-Chinese School (Primary) Novena Anglo-Chinese (Primary) Highlights Yes Yes  
Singapore Chinese Girls’ School (Primary) Novena Singapore Chinese Girls’ (Primary) Highlights Yes    
St Joseph’s Institution Junior Novena St Joseph’s Institution Junior Yes    
Casuarina Primary School Pasir Ris Casuarina Primary Highlights     7 July 2023, 2.30 to 5pm (Physical)
Elias Park Primary School Pasir Ris Elias Park Primary Highlights      
Meridian Primary School Pasir Ris Meridian Primary Highlights     8 July 2023, 9am to 12pm (Physical)
Park View Primary School Pasir Ris Park View Primary Highlights     25 May 2023, 8.30 to 10.30am (Physical)
Pasir Ris Primary School Pasir Ris Pasir Ris Primary Highlights      
White Sands Primary School Pasir Ris White Sands Primary Highlights      
Edgefield Primary School Punggol Edgefield Primary Highlights     1 July 2023 (Physical)
Greendale Primary School Punggol Greendale Primary Highlights     24 June 2023, 9am to 12pm (Physical)
Horizon Primary School Punggol Horizon Primary Highlights      
Mee Toh School Punggol Mee Toh Highlights Yes    
Northshore Primary School Punggol Northshore Primary Highlights     21 July 2023, 3 to 5pm (Physical)
Oasis Primary School Punggol Oasis Primary Highlights      
Punggol Cove Primary School Punggol Punggol Cove Primary Highlights      
Punggol Green Primary School Punggol Punggol Green Primary Highlights     8 July, 9 to 11am (Physical)
Punggol View Primary School Punggol Punggol View Primary Highlights     7 July 2023, 4 to 5.30pm (Virtual)
14 July 2023, 2.30 to 3.30pm and 4 to 5.30pm (Physical)
Valour Primary School Punggol Valour Primary Highlights     4 July 2023, 5 to 6.30pm (Virtual)
Waterway Primary School Punggol Waterway Primary Highlights      
Fairfield Methodist School (Primary) Queenstown Fairfield Methodist (Primary) Highlights Yes    
New Town Primary School Queenstown New Town Primary Highlights     26 May 2023, 1 to 5pm (Physical)
Queenstown Primary School Queenstown Queenstown Primary Highlights     1 July 2023, 9 to 11.30am (Physical)
Canberra Primary School Sembawang Canberra Primary Highlights      
Endeavour Primary School Sembawang Endeavour Primary Highlights     22 July 2023, 9 to 10.15am (Physical & Virtual)
Northoaks Primary School Sembawang Northoaks Primary Highlights     4 July 2023
Sembawang Primary School Sembawang Sembawang Primary Highlights      
Wellington Primary School Sembawang Wellington Primary Highlights      
Anchor Green Primary School Seng Kang Anchor Green Primary Highlights     23 May 2023, 2.30 to 4pm (Physical)
25 May 2023, 2.30 to 4pm (Physical)
Compassvale Primary School Seng Kang Compassvale Primary Highlights      
Fern Green Primary School Seng Kang Fern Green Primary Highlights      
Fernvale Primary School Seng Kang Fernvale Primary Highlights      
Nan Chiau Primary School Seng Kang Nan Chiau Primary Highlights      
North Spring Primary School Seng Kang North Spring Primary Highlights      
North Vista Primary School Seng Kang North Vista Primary Highlights     27 May 2023, 9am to 12pm (Physical)
Palm View Primary School Seng Kang Palm View Primary Highlights     14 July 2023, 2.30 to 3.30pm (Virtual)
Rivervale Primary School Seng Kang Rivervale Primary Highlights      
Seng Kang Primary School Seng Kang Seng Kang Primary Highlights     Held in May 2023
Sengkang Green Primary School Seng Kang Sengkang Green Primary Highlights     3 July 2023, 12pm (Virtual)
Springdale Primary School Seng Kang Springdale Primary Highlights      
CHIJ Our Lady of Good Counsel Serangoon CHIJ Our Lady of Good Counsel Highlights Yes   27 June 2023, 3.30 to 4.30 pm (Virtual)
Rosyth School Serangoon Rosyth Highlights   Yes  
St Gabriel’s Primary School Serangoon St Gabriel’s Primary Highlights Yes    
Yangzheng Primary School Serangoon Yangzheng Primary Highlights      
Zhonghua Primary School Serangoon Zhonghua Primary Highlights      
Angsana Primary School Tampines Angsana Primary Highlights      
Changkat Primary School Tampines Changkat Primary Highlights     7 July 2023, 9am to 12pm (Physical)
Chongzheng Primary School Tampines Chongzheng Primary Highlights      
East Spring Primary School Tampines East Spring Primary Highlights      
Gongshang Primary School Tampines Gongshang Primary Highlights      
Junyuan Primary School Tampines Junyuan Primary Highlights     30 June 2023, 2.30 to 4pm (Virtual)
Poi Ching School Tampines Poi Ching Highlights      
St Hilda’s Primary School Tampines St Hilda’s Primary Highlights Yes Yes  
Tampines North Primary School Tampines Tampines North Primary Highlights      
Tampines Primary School Tampines Tampines Primary Highlights      
Yumin Primary School Tampines Yumin Primary Highlights      
Cedar Primary School Toa Payoh Cedar Primary Highlights      
CHIJ Primary (Toa Payoh) Toa Payoh CHIJ Primary (Toa Payoh) Highlights Yes    
First Toa Payoh Primary School Toa Payoh First Toa Payoh Primary Highlights     26 May 2023, 9am to 12pm (Physical)
Kheng Cheng School Toa Payoh Kheng Cheng Highlights     27 May 2023, 9.30am to 12pm
Maris Stella High School (Primary) Toa Payoh Maris Stella High Highlights (Primary) Yes    
Marymount Convent School Toa Payoh Marymount Convent Highlights      
Pei Chun Public School Toa Payoh Pei Chun Public Highlights      
St Andrew’s Junior School Toa Payoh St Andrew’s Junior Highlights Yes    
Admiralty Primary School Woodlands Admiralty Primary Highlights     Held in March 2023
Evergreen Primary School Woodlands Evergreen Primary Highlights      
Fuchun Primary School Woodlands Fuchun Primary Highlights      
Greenwood Primary School Woodlands Greenwood Primary Highlights      
Innova Primary School Woodlands Innova Primary Highlights      
Marsiling Primary School Woodlands Marsiling Primary Highlights      
Qihua Primary School Woodlands Qihua Primary Highlights      
Riverside Primary School Woodlands Riverside Primary Highlights     8 July 2023 (Virtual)
Si Ling Primary School Woodlands Si Ling Primary Highlights      
Woodgrove Primary School Woodlands Woodgrove Primary Highlights      
Woodlands Primary School Woodlands Woodlands Primary Highlights      
Woodlands Ring Primary School Woodlands Woodlands Ring Primary Highlights      
Ahmad Ibrahim Primary School Yishun Ahmad Ibrahim Primary Highlights      
Chongfu School Yishun Chongfu Highlights      
Huamin Primary School Yishun Huamin Primary Highlights     21 July 2023 (Virtual)
Jiemin Primary School Yishun Jiemin Primary Highlights      
Naval Base Primary School Yishun Naval Base Primary Highlights      
North View Primary School Yishun North View Primary Highlights     17 July to 21 July 2023 (Virtual)
Northland Primary School Yishun Northland Primary Highlights      
Peiying Primary School Yishun Peiying Primary Highlights      
Xishan Primary School Yishun Xishan Primary Highlights      
Yishun Primary School Yishun Yishun Primary Highlights