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For admission in January 2021

Students who have attempted the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) and are assessed not suitable to progress to Secondary School education or to re-attempt the PSLE.


For students who have attempted PSLE once, twice or thrice

  1. After receiving your child/ward’s PSLE results, you can submit the application through your child/ward’s Primary School or directly to NorthLight School by 2 December 2020.
    For students who attempted PSLE once, applications must be recommended by the Primary School Principal. Use Annex 1 attached with the application form in the invitation package obtained from your child/ward’s primary school.
    For students who attempted PSLE twice or thrice, submission of application will be supported by student information completed by the Primary School Principal. Use Annex 2 attached with the application form in the invitation package obtained from your child/ward’s primary school.
  2. Parent/Guardian will be notified on the outcome of application via letter of offer by 9 December 2020.
For Mainstream School Leaver (Secondary School)

  1. Mainstream School Leaver (MSL) from secondary school is recommended to consider Crest Secondary School or Spectra Secondary School first.
  2. Parent/Guardian can submit the application directly to NorthLight School from November 2020 onwards. Download Application form
  3. Mainstream School Leaver who applies to study in NorthLight School will be assessed by NorthLight School on a case-by-case basis for admission.
  4. Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified by post.

  1. Priority for admission will be given to students who have attempted their PSLE thrice, twice or once in 2020.
  2. All applications by students from Special Education Schools shall be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, subject to the availability of vacancies after admissions of all applicants from Primary Schools who have attempted for PSLE and Mainstream School Leavers.
  3. Application for admission by international students will be considered when there is a vacancy and on a case-by-case basis in early February.
  4. The age requirements for the levels the students seeking admission to NorthLight School are as follows:

Level Seeking  Admission To
Permissible Age  (as at 1st January of Year 
of Admission)
Year 1
13 to 15
Year 2
14 to 16
Year 3 15 to 17
Year 4 16 to 18


Successful applicants are required to bring along the following documents, which can be found in the invitation package obtained from their primary schools, when they report for registration at NorthLight School. To keep the school community and visitors safe and healthy during the Covid-19 situation, students should only be accompanied by at most one parent/guardian.

  1. Letter of Offer;
  2. Completed Student Bio-data & Medical Record forms;
  3. Completed consent forms for Dental treatment, EQUAL programme and release information;
  4. a. Completed Financial Assistance (FAS) Application form* with supporting documents or
    b. 2021 MOE FAS approval notification letter with completed FAS application form, if applicable;
  5. Photocopy of Parents’ NRICs/FINs (both sides);
  6. Primary School Report Book;
  7. Primary School Smart Card (EZ-link card)
  8. Medical Reports / Doctor’s letters / Transition Report from AED / Psycho-Educational Report, SEAB Outcome of Access Arrangement Application for 2020 PSLE, if any, and
  9. Sufficient cash to pay for the fees and uniform (Payment for school fees can also be made via GIRO, NETS or PAYNOW)
* To facilitate the application, we encourage applicant eligible for the MOE FAS to apply for his/her MOE FAS application for 2021 at his/her primary school. If he/she has sibling in the same school or other sibling in other government or government-aided school (GGAS), please include him/her in his/her sibling’s FAS application. This will facilitate his/her MOE FAS application in NorthLight School.

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Other Information

1.      School Hours

          7.45 am – 3.00 pm – Monday & Tuesday
          7.45 am – 3.30 pm – Wednesday & Thursday
          7.45 am – 12.30 pm – Friday
          Students are to be in the Hall for the flag-raising ceremony, which commences at 7.45am sharp.

2.      Office Hours (General Office)

          School Term
          7.00 am – 6.00 pm – Monday to Thursday
          7.00 am – 5.30 pm – Friday

          School Holidays
          7.30 am – 5.30 pm – Monday to Thursday
          7.30 am – 5.00 pm – Friday
        Closed on Sun, Sat and Public Holidays.

3.      Free Morning Shuttle Service to NorthLight School During School Days

          From Admiralty MRT Station (Bus-stop No. B46779)
          Day: Monday to Friday
          Time: 6.40 am

          From Bedok MRT Station (Bus stop No: 84031)
          Day: Monday to Friday
          Time: 6.30 am and 6.50 am

          From Redhill MRT Station (Bus stop No: B10201)
          Day: Monday to Friday
          Time: 6.50 am 

           From Yishun MRT Station (Bus stop No: B59072)

          Day: Monday to Friday 
          Time: 6.40 am 

          Click here   to view pick-up points

4.      Course Commencement

          Day: Monday
          Date: 4 January 2021