Applying for Exemption from Compulsory Education

As Primary Education in Singapore is compulsory, Singaporean homeschoolers intending to homeschool their children through primary school need to apply for exemption from compulsory education. This should be done the year before the child is due to enter Primary 1.

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You will need to obtain the necessary forms from MOE and submit them to MOE, together with a write-up of your curriculum for P1 to P6. When writing your curriculum, keep in mind that your child will need to sit for the PSLE and the National Education Quiz. To get the latest version of the forms, contact the Compulsory Education Unit:

    Compulsory Education Unit
    1 North Buona Vista Drive
    MOE Building, Tower Block Level 15 
    Singapore 138675
    Tel: 68796458/9
    Fax: 67789356

For more information on the local curriculum, refer to the MOE syllabus website.

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