Admissions Process

Step 1. School Visit with Parent & Child

School visits are essential prior to enrolment. Parents can view the school facilities and meet the Academic Heads and Student Care & Admissions team to better understand the programmes offered. It is also an opportunity for the Academic Heads to determine what is the most suitable age group/class placement for the child. To schedule a school visit, please visit:

Kindly note that parents are to bring their child along during the first visit. If the child is unable to attend, please inform the school.

Step 2. Age Group & Class Placement

At Anne Hill International School, we offer preschool for children ages 18 months – 5 years old and primary school for children ages 5 years old – 9 years old. Kindly refer to the general age group table below for more information on the class placement of your child. However, please note that depending on the academic and personal development of your child, this may be subject to change:

AY 2021 – 2022 Age Group & Class Placement 

August 2019 – January 2020
August 2018 – July 2019
Nursery 1
August 2017 – July 2018
Nursery 2
August 2016 – July 2017
August 2015 – July 2016
Year 1
August 2014 – July 2015
Year 2
August 2013 – July 2014
Year 3
August 2012 – July 2013
Year 4

To ensure that the child can adjust to Anne Hill school environment, all children must be present during school visit. The enrolment of the child will depend on the following:

1. Participation in school interview and assessment. If your child is unable to visit the school in the first appointment. Please kindly arrange another visit with the school prior enrolment

2. Availability of class

3. All relevant documents submitted to the school

4. Payment of school fees

Step 3. Student Assessment

Preschool – Students will be assessed on their PIES skills (Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Social).
Primary School – Students will be assessed on their academics with a focus on Phonics (English) and Numeracy. Students will also be evaluated on their readiness to learn (physical, mental and psychological readiness of the student).

Anne Hill International School reserves the right to request for documents from previous schools should we need more academic and developmental progress information.

Step 4. Class Availability

After determining a suitable class placement, the Admissions & Student Care team will check the availability of the class.
Available – This means that there is an available spot in the grade of the child’s class. The child will proceed to a formal student assessment.
Waiting List – This means that the grade of the child’s class is currently full. The Admissions & Student Care team will contact parents immediately should a spot open up. The waiting time will depend on the size of the waiting list.

Step 5. Student Registration

Registration Link – All registrations will be done on the STAR Portal. Parents will be sent a link to upload and submit the following information:

  • Contact Information
  • Admission Information
  • Bus Registration (optional)
  • After-School Co-Curricular Activities (optional)
  • Copy of The Child’s Passport or ID
  • Copy of The Child’s Immunisation record
  • Copy of The Parent/Guardian’s Passport or ID
  • Assessment/Progress reports from previous schools
  • Completed Health Declaration & Medical Report Form (Mandatory Health Check) 
  • Required medical reports including learning report (if applicable) 

It is mandatory to upload all files in order to successfully process the child’s enrolment application.

Authorisation & Consent – Parents will need to sign a digital acknowledgement that they have read and understood the Parent-Student Handbook and other authorisation policies including OTC Medicine, Photo Taking and Transportation . These are important policies and guidelines for both parents and teachers to ensure student wellbeing at school.

Registration Fee – There will a non-refundable one time Registration Fee to secure a class placement. 

Step 6. Enrolment Confirmation

Acceptance – A letter of enrolment will be sent to parents via email. Parents will need to write back to the school and confirm that they would like to enrol their child. 

Rejection – A letter of rejection will be sent to parents via email. Students may be denied enrolment after careful assessment of their academic and behaviour record or when AHI lacks the programme/facility to support their educational needs, health and/or daily school life.

Enrolment is ONLY confirmed upon Payment of Registration Fee & Tuition Fees

An invoice outlining the registration fee, tuition fees and other optional fees e.g. bus, After School Co-curricular (CCAs) will be sent to parents upon successful registration of the student. Payment will need to be made before the due date shown in schedule of fee.

Step 7. Preparation for School

To prepare your child for school, please ensure that the following are done:

  • Collect school uniform
  • Set up Class Dojo app and link with the class
  • Connect to class representative 
  • Connect with class teacher and to receive class schedule from the teacher
  • Read the Parent-Student Handbook carefully to obtain the list of essential items required to bring to school

Step 8. Start Date

Upon completion of the above steps, the student may start school on the date specified in the letter of enrolment. The start date may be delayed if enrolment steps stated above are not completed in time.

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