Secondary 1 (S1): Receive school posting results

5. Appeal for transfer based on serious medical conditions

If you assess that your posted secondary school is unable to accommodate your child’s physical health, you may appeal for a transfer. Appeals can be filed at your posted secondary school in person tentatively by 12pm on the following working day after the release of posting results.

Things to remember about appealing for a transfer

  • Appeals will only be considered on exceptional basis for students with:
    • Serious medical conditions, such as chronic heart conditions or kidney problems.
    • Severe physical impairments, such as those requiring permanent use of a wheelchair.
  • All appeals must be accompanied by relevant supporting documents, such as medical reports, letters from doctors.
  • The staff at your child’s posted secondary school will help to file your appeal. The appeal results will be released in early January.
  • If you intend to appeal for a transfer, your child must still report to their posted school. Refer to the posted school’s website for information on reporting details.
  • Students seeking transfers should continue to attend their posted secondary school until their transfer is approved.
  • Transfers are subjected to vacancies at the requested transfer school.

If you are seeking a transfer due to other reasons, you may refer to the preferred school’s website for more information.

It’s important to keep the following in mind:

  • Your child’s PSLE score should meet the school’s cut-off point of the posting year.
  • Your child should meet the school’s admission criteria.
  • The school must have available vacancies.