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Last Updated: 26 December 2023

Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS)

The 2023 AEIS has closed. The application period for the 2024 AEIS, for admission in 2025, will start in July 2024. Tests will be conducted in September or October 2024. These periods are tentative; details will be available here by July 2024.

1. Overview

The Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS) is for international students seeking admissions to Primary 2 to 5 and Secondary 1 to 3 in the following academic year.

The AEIS typically starts in July. Successful applicants start school in January the following year.

During this admissions exercise, international students:
  • Apply to take the relevant AEIS tests.
  • Take the AEIS tests.
  • Receive their admissions outcome.

Admission is not guaranteed and is subject to your child's performance in the tests. If successful, placement will be based on the available vacancies in our schools and your declared residential area, where possible.

Select your child's intended education level to see the timeline and test requirements.

  • Primary
  • Secondary