Special education schools: Admissions timelines

Find out when to apply to the special education (SPED) school suitable for your child.

Select your child's primary diagnosed condition to see the admissions timelines of the schools that can support them:

SPED schools follow the same term dates as mainstream schools. Learn more about SPED schools and how to apply.

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with no intellectual impairment

Ang Mo Kio
Pathlight School 1
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
Term 1 to term 3

Application deadline
Friday, 28 May 2021
(1st round of school screening assessment)
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Ongoing (dates for applicants will be advised by the school).

Application deadline
Ongoing.

The admissions timeline of Pathlight School is the same across its campuses. Learn more about Pathlight School.

Clementi
St Andrew's Mission School
The school will be located at Bukit Batok from 2022. It will move to its permanent location at Clementi, tentatively in 2027.
2022 Primary 1 Cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application period
Ongoing.

Tampines
Pathlight School 2
The school is currently located at 6 Ang Mo Kio Street 44, Singapore 569250. It will move to its permanent location at 4 Tampines Street 91, Singapore 528907 in 2024.
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
Term 1 to term 3

Application deadline
Friday, 28 May 2021
(1st round of school screening assessment)
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Ongoing (dates for applicants will be advised by the school).

Application deadline
Ongoing.

The admissions timeline of Pathlight School is the same across its campuses. Learn more about Pathlight School.

Tengah
Pathlight School 3
The school is currently located at 6 Ang Mo Kio Street 44, Singapore 569250. It will move to its permanent location in Tengah, tentatively in 2027.
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
Term 1 to term 3

Application deadline
Friday, 28 May 2021
(1st round of school screening assessment)
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Ongoing (dates for applicants will be advised by the school).

Application deadline
Ongoing.

The admissions timeline of Pathlight School is the same across its campuses. Learn more about Pathlight School.

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with intellectual impairment


Admiralty
Rainbow Centre Admiral Hill School
2022 Primary 1 Cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadlines
  • Phase 1: Tuesday, 15 June 2021
    School offers in July 2021.
  • Phase 2: Thursday, 30 September 2021
    School offers in October 2021.
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
To be advised based on vacancies. Please contact Admissions at school.admission@rainbowcentre.org.sg to enquire.

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Rainbow Centre Admiral Hill School.

Ang Mo Kio
Chaoyang School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
Friday, 25 June 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Beginning of the school term.

Application period
Ongoing.

Learn more about Chaoyang School.
Tanglin School
The school is currently at 143 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159924. It will move to 8 Ang Mo Kio Street 54, Singapore 569185 in 2025.
All applicants
Start of school
Beginning of the month, except June and December.

Application period
Ongoing.

Learn more about Tanglin School.

Bedok
AWWA School @ Bedok
The school is currently co-located with Fernvale Gardens School at 7 Fernvale Road, Singapore 797635. It will move to its permanent location at 50 Bedok Reservoir Crescent, Singapore 479225, in 2022.
January 2022 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
Saturday, 31 July 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Beginning of the month.

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about AWWA School.
Katong School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
September 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Beginning of the month, except June and December.

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Katong School.  
Towner Gardens School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
End October 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Ongoing, from January to September (as advised by the school).

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Towner Gardens School. 

Bukit Batok
Eden School 1
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January to March 2022

Application deadline
June 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
March to August 2022

Application deadline
Thursday, 30 September 2021

Learn more about Eden School.
Eden School 2
The school is currently located at 2 Ang Mo Kio Street 44, Singapore 569250. It will move to its permanent location at 1 Bukit Batok West Ave 2, Singapore 659203 in 2022.
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January to March 2022

Application deadline
June 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
March to August 2022

Application deadline
Thursday, 30 September 2021

Learn more about Eden School.

Choa Chu Kang
Delta Senior School
All applicants
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
October 2021

Ad-hoc applications are also reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about Delta Senior School.

Hougang
AWWA School @ Napiri
January 2022 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
Saturday, 31 July 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Beginning of the month.

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about AWWA School.

Jurong West
Grace Orchard School
The school will be relocated to a holding site at 170 West Coast Road, Singapore 127443 from Semester 2, 2021.
All applicants
Start of school
June 2021

Application deadline
Thursday, 15 April 2021

Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
Monday, 16 August 2021

Learn more about Grace Orchard School.

Marine Parade
St Andrew's Autism School
All applicants
Start of school
January to February 2022

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about St Andrew's Autism School.

Pasir Ris
Maitri School (2024)
The school is currently located at 30 Simei Street 1, Singapore 529949. It will move to its permanent location at Pasir Ris Street 51 in 2024.
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
Thursday, 30 September 2021

Queenstown
Lee Kong Chian Gardens School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
End October 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Ongoing, from January to September (as advised by the school).

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Lee Kong Chian Gardens School.
Rainbow Centre Margaret Drive School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadlines
  • Phase 1: Tuesday, 15 June 2021
    School offers in July 2021.
  • Phase 2: Thursday, 30 September 2021
    School offers in October 2021.
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
To be advised based on vacancies. Please contact Admissions at school.admission@rainbowcentre.org.sg to enquire.

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Rainbow Centre Margaret Drive School.

Sengkang
Fernvale Gardens School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
End October 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Ongoing, from January to September (as advised by the school).

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Fernvale Gardens School.

Tampines
Metta School
Vocational Programme
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Ongoing, from January to September (as advised by the school).

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Metta School.

Woodlands
Woodlands Gardens School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
End October 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Ongoing, from January to September (as advised by the school).

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Woodlands Gardens School.

Mild intellectual disability (MID)

Ang Mo Kio
Chaoyang School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
Friday, 25 June 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Beginning of the school term.

Application period
Ongoing.

Learn more about Chaoyang School.
Tanglin School
The school is currently at 143 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159924. It will move to 8 Ang Mo Kio Street 54, Singapore 569185 in 2025.
All applicants
Start of school
Beginning of the month, except June and December.

Application period
Ongoing.

Learn more about Tanglin School.

Bedok
Katong School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
September 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Beginning of the month, except June and December.

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Katong School.

Choa Chu Kang
Delta Senior School
All applicants
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
October 2021

Ad-hoc applications are also reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about Delta Senior School. 

Jurong West
Grace Orchard School
The school will be relocated to a holding site at 170 West Coast Road, Singapore 127443 from Semester 2, 2021.
All applicants
Start of school
June 2021

Application deadline
Thursday, 15 April 2021

Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
Monday, 16 August 2021

Learn more about Grace Orchard School.

Tampines
Metta School
Vocational Programme
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Ongoing, from January to September (as advised by the school).

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Metta School.

Moderate to severe intellectual disability (MSID)

Bedok
Towner Gardens School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
End October 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Ongoing, from January to September (as advised by the school).

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Towner Gardens School.

Queenstown
Lee Kong Chian Gardens School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
End October 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Ongoing, from January to September (as advised by the school).

Application deadline
Ongoing. 

Learn more about Lee Kong Chian Gardens School.

Sengkang
Fernvale Gardens School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
End October 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Ongoing, from January to September (as advised by the school).

Application deadline
Ongoing. 

Learn more about Fernvale Gardens School.

Woodlands
Woodlands Gardens School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
End October 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Ongoing, from January to September (dates for applicants will be advised by the school).

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Woodlands Gardens School.

Multiple disabilities (MD)

Hougang
AWWA School @ Napiri
January 2022 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
Saturday, 31 July 2021
Other applicants
Start of school
Beginning of month.

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about AWWA School.

Pasir Ris
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore School
All applicants
Start of school
Ongoing, except June and December.

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore School.

Queenstown
Rainbow Centre Margaret Drive School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadlines
  • Phase 1: Tuesday, 15 June 2021
    School offers in July 2021.
  • Phase 2: Thursday, 30 September 2021
    School offers in October 2021.
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
To be advised based on vacancies. Please contact Admissions at school.admission@rainbowcentre.org.sg to enquire.

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Rainbow Centre Margaret Drive School.

Yishun
Rainbow Centre Yishun Park School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadlines
  • Phase 1: Tuesday, 15 June 2021
    School offers in July 2021.
  • Phase 2: Thursday, 30 September 2021
    School offers in October 2021.
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
To be advised based on vacancies. Please contact Admissions at school.admission@rainbowcentre.org.sg to enquire.

Application deadline
Ongoing. 

Learn more about Rainbow Centre Yishun Park School.

Sensory impairment

Aljunied
Canossian School
All applicants
  • Start of school
    Semester 2, 2021

    Application deadline
    End April 2021

  • Start of school
    Semester 1, 2022

    Application deadline
    End September 2021

Learn more about Canossian School.

Toa Payoh
Lighthouse School
2022 Primary 1 cohort
Start of school
January 2022

Application deadline
End October 2021
Applicants at other levels
Start of school
Beginning of school term.

Application deadline
Ongoing.

Learn more about Lighthouse School.