Parliamentary Replies

March 01, 2018

New Schools in Punggol

Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament

Ms Sun Xueling, Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC

Question

To ask the Minister for Education (Schools) in which year will the new primary school along Punggol Central (near Sumang LRT Station) and the new secondary school at the junction of Punggol Central and Punggol Way start taking in open enrolments of students and in which year will the schools start operations.

Response

1. There are currently 9 primary schools and 3 secondary schools in Punggol. MOE has plans to build 3 new schools – a primary and a secondary school at Punggol Central, and a primary school at Northshore Link, to meet the needs of residents from new housing developments in Punggol. Construction of the schools is expected to start soon, and we will provide more details on when the schools will open in due course.