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Admission Process


Joining Brighton College

We understand that choosing a school in Singapore for your child is possibly one of the most important jobs you have faced with. When coupled with the information required to make an application and potentially the additional pressure of a move overseas, it can become overwhelming and this is where Brighton College (Singapore) comes in to help.

Start Your Admissions Process

We aim to make the application process of joining Brighton College (Singapore) as smooth as possible and are on hand to guide you every step of the way. When you are ready, you will need to submit a range of information and documents to complete your child's application and to support their assessment, so please read the information below carefully and, most importantly, do not hesitate to contact us if you need any help or support. 

Start your application process today:


Step 1 - Make an Enquiry

Get in touch with us! An enquiry is the first stage of the admission process and allows you to ask us any questions you might have about Brighton College (Singapore), as well as providing us with information about your family and what you are looking for in a school for your child.

Complete our online enquiry form by clicking on the link below today.


Step 2 - Arrange a Visit or Book An Online Meeting

Once we have your enquiry, we will be in touch to answer any questions you may have as well as offer a personalised meeting with Mr. Andrew Noakes, our Head Master (either in person or online).

Andrew is always delighted to connect with parents and is perfectly placed to explain who we are, what we do and how we can help your child fulfil their academic potential and thrive in our warm, nurturing school.

Please note, physical tours of the Brighton College (Singapore) campus have now recommenced on a limited basis.

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Step 3 - Complete An Application

Ready to put in an application?

It's simple, click on the link below to begin the Online Application Process for your child/children.


The following items are required to complete an application:

  1. Application Form
  2. Copy of your Child’s Passport
  3. Copy of your Child’s Birth Certificate
    • Officially translated into English and notarised, if necessary
  4. Current and previous 2 years’ school reports (where available)
    • Officially translated in to English and notarised, if necessary
  5. Child Development Forms (downloadable here)
    • Please complete this and return directly to your Admissions Manager)
  6. Reference Form (downloadable here)
    • Your child’s current teacher should complete this form and return it directly to use
  7. Employment Letter of Guarantee (downloadable here)
    • Only required for company payment of fee
  8. Passport Photo of your Child
    • Digital format – jpeg preferred
  9. Application Fee – Bank Transfer Details and Payment Options available here.  Please note that the Application Fee is non-refundable. 

Due to COVID-19, individual circumstances may mean that not all the steps above are possible or appropriate for your situation. We are mindful of the current restrictions in place around the World and are happy to talk through how we can best tailor our admissions process to your individual needs. If you need assistance, please just let us know.

Step 4 - The Assessment Process

Our assessment processes have been put in place to ensure that Brighton College (Singapore) is the best school for each child we enrol and that it will be a place where they will be happy and thrive.

When we have your completed application, we will work with you to arrange a suitable time for your child’s assessment.  This may be on campus in Singapore or can also be carried out remotely, depending on each family's circumstances. 

  • The parents of children applying for Pre-Nursery will be invited to join us, with their child, for a 1:1 meeting with one of Senior Leadership team.  This meeting will last approximately 30 minutes and allows our team to understand your child's readiness for school, their level of comfort being in a new environment, and their ability to engage with others. 
  • Nursery and Reception children will be invited to join either an individual or group observation (with a small number of other similar-age children) with one of our Early Years specialists.  The session will last around 20 minutes and will be an enjoyable and fun experience for your little one as they get to explore and experiment in one of our classrooms. 

    The aim of this play-time is to allow our team to gain an understanding of your child's ability to engage with others, their fine-motor skills, their physical skills, and finally their reading and phonics awareness. 
  • Children applying for Year 1 to Year 5 will be invited to come and spend a little longer with us as they take part in a more formal assessment that allows us to understand their abilities and their academic potential.

    The children will spend time meeting with one of our teaching team who will work with them as they complete examples of the sorts of activities and tasks that they might experience in class at the College, with a focus on Maths, English, and their engagement with others. 

In addition to the above, the information provided in your application (e.g. school reports, Child Development Form, and the Student Reference Form) will also help us to get to know your child holistically. 

Step 5 - Receiving an Offer

Following your child's assessment, our Academic Leadership Team will review your application and families will usually be notified of the outcome within 72 hours.

Successful applicants will be sent an official offer letter. 

Written email acceptance of the offer, along with a completed Student Contract and payment of the Enrolment Fee within 14 calendar days will confirm your child's place.

Should a place in the relevant year level not be currently available, our Admissions Team will support you in joining our waitlist.

The decision not to offer a place at the school will be reviewed by the Head Master, following which applicants who have not been successful will be informed in writing.  The school's decision on this will be considered final.  Applicants who have not been successful may apply to the College again after a full ten months have passed.   

Step 6 - Confirming your Acceptance

Once you have formally accepted the place of an offer, completed the Student Contract and paid the Enrolment Fee, the following information will be required before the first day of school:

  1. - Copy of your Child’s Immigration Status (i.e. Dependent Pass / Permanent Resident Re-Entry Permit / Immigration Exemption Order).
  2. - A completed Health Declaration Form
  3. - Copy of your Child’s immunisation record*

 Our Admissions Team will support you in providing the above to you. 

* Foreign-born children aged 12 years old and below, who are applying for the Dependent's Pass (DP) or Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP) issued by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), and the Student's Pass (STP) issued by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), are required to submit documented proof of vaccination or evidence of immunity to the Health Promotion Board (HPB) for verification. They will have to do so before they proceed with their applications to MOM or ICA for long-term stay in Singapore. Please note that this process can take in excess of one (1) month.  Existing pass holders will not be subject to the requirements when renewing their pass or applying for a new pass.

Student Passes now accepted

Please note, Brighton College (Singapore) has recently been awarded EduTrust certification, and as such is now pleased to accept applications from families who will require a student pass for their child (i.e. those children who will not reside in Singapore on a Dependent's Pass or who are not Permanent Residents). 

Parents of children who require a Student Pass may contact our Admissions Team for further information and support.

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Terms & Conditions

All families applying to Brighton College (Singapore) are requested to carefully read our Terms & Conditions before submitting their application.  These should also be read before the signing of the Student Contract.