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40-hour Parent Volunteer (40-hr PV)

 

Parent Volunteer Registration for 2019 Primary 1 admission is now CLOSED.  

Parent Volunteer Registration for 2020 Primary 1 admission will be opened from 1 May 2017 to 30 April 2018

Objectives

  • To partner with parents who has a keen interest in registering their child in Hougang Primary School.
  •  To engage parents in 40 hours of volunteer work so as to be eligible for registration under Phase 2B.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. Pupil must be a Singapore Citizen or a Singapore Permanent Resident.
  2. Parents may begin their registration two years in advance of the Primary One Registration Exercise. Closing date for registration will be 30 April, one year before the year of Registration Exercise. Late application would not be considered.
  3. Selection is not on a first-come, first-served basis. The School reserves the right to select volunteers who are willing and able to perform their duties during working days and are able to meet the needs of the school. An interview will be held for shortlisted applicants only. No telephone calls would be entertained during the selection periods in May/Jun. All unsuccessful applicants will be notified by post by July. The decision of the School is final and the School is not obliged to provide any reason for unsuccessful application. 
  4. Selected parents must voluntarily serve and complete at least 40 hours of service in the School by 31 May of the year of the Primary One Registration Exercise. The School shall not be held responsible for Parent Volunteers (PVs) who are unable to meet the minimum 40 hours of service. PVs who have not completed the minimum of 40 hours by end May on the year of registration, will automatically be disqualified from the scheme and not be able to register at Phase 2B during the P1 registration.
  5. PVs who wish to terminate their involvement while they are in the scheme, have to submit a withdrawal form to the officers in charged. (ong_yin_chiun@moe.edu.sg)

 

For a child who is a Singapore Citizen, parents must provide a copy of :
- Child’s Birth Certificate or Singapore Citizenship Certificate (if child is not Singapore Citizen by birth)
- Parents’ Singapore NRIC or Entry/Re-Entry Permit (if parents do not possess Singapore NRIC)

 

For a child who is a Permanent Resident, parents must provide a copy of :
- Child’s Birth Certificate
- Child’s Entry/ Re-Entry Permit
- Parents’ Singapore NRIC or Entry/Re-Entry Permit (if parents do not possess Singapore NRIC)

 

For single parents, other relevant documents (eg custody papers) are also required.
ALL PVs will be subjected to balloting should the number of applicants be greater than the available vacancies during Phase 2B registration. In the event of balloting, Singapore Citizens will be given priority over Permanent Residents.

 

Timeline

 

YEAR OF CHILD'S BIRTH

2013

2014

P1 REGISTRATION YEAR

JUL 2019

JUL 2020

P1 ADMISSION YEAR

JAN 2020

JAN 2021

PV APPLICATION PERIOD

1 MAY 2017 - 30 APRIL 2018

1 MAY 2018 - 30 APRIL 2019

SELECTION PERIOD

MAY TO JUNE 2018

MAY TO JUNE 2019

COMMENCEMENT DATE FOR VOLUNTEERING WORK

JULY 2017 onwards

JULY 2018 onwards

COMPLETION DATE

by 31 MAY 2019

by 31 MAY 2020

 

Note: Selection is NOT on a first come-first-served basis.

Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by post by July.

**Click here to download the Parent Volunteer Registration Form**