Application for Admission into Year 3 IP (AY2019)

Application for Admission into Year 3 IP  (AY2019)

2018 Year 2 Express students may apply for admission into ACS (Independent)’s Integrated Programme (IP).

Successful students will be enrolled in Year 3 and 4 IP (2019 – 2020) leading to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.

The selection criteria is as follows:

  1. Academic results in PSLE, Year 1 and 2 examinations;
  2. Results of a High Ability Selection Test (HAST) that will evaluate abstract reasoning, mathematics reasoning and reading comprehension abilities.
  3. Student’s personal portfolio on special academic awards and achievements, co-curricular and performing arts activities, leadership and community involvement programme, special talents and project work;
  4. Personal statement;
  5. Subject Teacher’s evaluation and recommendation;
  6. Interview.


All applicants must take the HAST (unless otherwise stated as below) on Wednesday 9 May 2018.

The following group of students from ACS (Independent) are exempted from the HAST:

  • Students who have obtained PSLE Score of ≥ 250 and Year 1 Overall Exam results of  ≥ 70%.
  • Students who have obtained Year 1 Overall Exam results of 80%)

Non-ACS (Independent) applicants must sit for the HAST.


The deadline for the submission of the application form and HAST fee of $50 has closed on  Wednesday 4 April 2018  for all students. Late submissions will not be considered

The submission of portfolio, personal statement and teacher’s recommendation must be completed by Wednesday 23 May 2018 for all students.

The application documents can be downloaded below:

  1. Personal Statement Template
  2. Personal Portfolio Template
  3. Guidelines and Information for Filling Up Personal Portfolio
  4. Subject Teacher’s Evaluation & Recommendation Form
  5. Class Teacher’s Evaluation & Recommendation Form – Non-ACS (Independent) students need not submit this
  6. Introduction to the ACS (Independent) Integrated Programme
  7. Flow-chart on course of study in ACS (Independent) Years 3 – 6
  8. Write-up on the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme – Years 5 & 6

We thank you for your application.


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