Last Updated: 18 October 2021

Secondary 1 (S1) posting process

Most students are placed in secondary schools through the S1 posting process, which takes place once the PSLE results are released. Learn about the process and how to prepare.

Note: 2021 is the first year of the PSLE scoring by Achievement Levels (ALs). For more information on the ALs, please visit our dedicated PSLE microsite.


Mid Oct

Explore schools

Choosing a secondary school for your child depends on their strengths, interests and abilities. Learn about the considerations when choosing a school, then use our SchoolFinder to explore and shortlist suitable schools.

Download the information booklet on secondary schools (6mb).

Between Mon, 22 Nov and Fri, 26 Nov (tentative)

PSLE results released

  • PSLE results released at 11am.
7 calendar days starting from the day of PSLE results release

Submit school choices

Choose your child's preferred secondary schools. The S1 Internet System (S1-IS) opens for 24-hour online submission at 11.30am on the day of PSLE results release. You can submit your child’s 6 preferred school choices online by 3pm on the last day.

Between Wed, 22 Dec and Fri, 24 Dec (tentative)

Receive school posting results

The posting results will be released between Wednesday, 22 December and Friday, 24 December 2021 (tentative) via online, SMS and through child’s primary school.