[Bukit Panjang] Primary Schools

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Which is your preferred school in Bukit Panjang?

Beacon Primary
58
11%
Bukit Panjang Primary
268
52%
CHIJ Our Lady Queen of Peace
89
17%
Greenridge Primary
50
10%
West View Primary
21
4%
Zhenghua Primary
29
6%
 
Total votes: 515

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Post by snappy » Tue Jul 29, 2008 8:36 pm

Gosh... I'm really bowled over.... should I choose Beacon???

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Post by caroline3sg » Tue Jul 29, 2008 8:40 pm

jedamum
Beacon: 260/207 = 1.256
De La Salle even worse: 102/62 = 1.645

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Post by socks » Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:02 pm

Jedamum,

Beacon's response is so overwhelming! Probably spillover effect from Bt Panjang Pri.

Snappy,

Are you within 1 km? If yes, chances of getting into Beacon should be fairly high. It might be a good idea to call the school directly to ask for a breakdown.

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Post by jedamum » Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:09 pm

caroline3sg wrote:jedamum
Beacon: 260/207 = 1.256
De La Salle even worse: 102/62 = 1.645
Ya..but considering the Beacon is a new school and that there are not much competition from earlier phases....a lot of parents are certainly been drawn to the new IT curriculum thingy!

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Post by ChiefKiasu » Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:15 pm

jedamum wrote:
caroline3sg wrote:jedamum
Beacon: 260/207 = 1.256
De La Salle even worse: 102/62 = 1.645
Ya..but considering the Beacon is a new school and that there are not much competition from earlier phases....a lot of parents are certainly been drawn to the new IT curriculum thingy!
How jedamum? Activating your contigency plans yet? BPPS is starting to look shaky :(


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Post by snappy » Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:23 pm

socks wrote: Snappy,

Are you within 1 km? If yes, chances of getting into Beacon should be fairly high. It might be a good idea to call the school directly to ask for a breakdown.
I'm actually within 2km... was actually thinking of going for CHIJ OLQP(more than 2km), but the number of applicants for Beacon is really tempting me.... :shock:

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Post by jedamum » Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:32 pm

ChiefKiasu wrote: How jedamum? Activating your contigency plans yet? BPPS is starting to look shaky :(
Now discussing with my husband on 'what if' BPPS left <5 seats for 1-2km, do we still wanna join in the 'fun' of balloting?

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Re: Primary One Registration and Preparation

Post by jedamum » Wed Jul 30, 2008 11:16 am

favianboy wrote:I just called Bukit Panjang Primary, for those who is >1km, pls do consider your second choice school as the no. of people register within 1km is around 60+ in the morning session. :shock:
Hi favianboy,
did BPPS managed to give you a breakdown of the number of applicants residing within 1km of the school?

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Primary One Registration and Preparation

Post by favianboy » Wed Jul 30, 2008 1:02 pm

Hi jedamum
Yesterday, BPPS did not give me any breakdown. I called today at 12.30pm, they told me that more than 71+ kids registered and is within 1km. I am still thinking whether to join in the balloting fun as i am staying within 1km.
They told me to call tomorrow to check the actual no of kids within 1km. I will try and will decide which school to put him tomorrow afternoon.

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Re: Primary One Registration and Preparation

Post by jedamum » Wed Jul 30, 2008 1:14 pm

Thanks favianboy,
We should totally compare what they are going to tell us tomorrow morning.
When I called them just now at around 11.30am (earlier than you), they told me that they do not have the breakdown for applicants living within 1km. The staff told me they only know that the total applicants already exceed 71. After I told her of my concern (as I live within 1-2km), then she understood and asked me to call back tomorrow. So maybe after they received my call, they quickly tallied the results and then told you that >71kids is within 1km.

You should try the ballot, if you are sure that you can get in your second choice school in Phase 2C sup.

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