Application Procedure

The information on this page has been extracted from the KIPS Admissions Handbook 2021-2022. Please refer to the handbook for more detailed information on the admissions process.

Application process
Applications proceed through various stages as shown below as part of the admissions process. The main intake period is August at the beginning of the school year; however, applications are accepted year round based on availability.

Stage 1
Read Admissions Handbook

This document outlines admissions policies and procedures. All applicants must read it thoroughly before applying.


Stage 2
Confirm availability


Before submitting an application, please contact the KIPS Admissions Office to confirm availability (only necessary when applying at times other than the main intake period – no confirmation required for the admissions testing period in January).


Stage 3
Submit application form


Fill out and submit the Application for Admission (available on the KIPS website).


Stage 4

Parent interview (all applicants P0-P2)

Parent/child observation  (P2 only)


Applicants will be informed of the date of their interview/observation.

  • For P0-P1: Only a parent interview will be conducted.
  • For P2: Following the parent interview, only those who pass the interview will be invited to return for the parent/child observation at a later date. Observations are conducted in groups with parents and children together.
Stage 5
Notification of final result

We aim to send out final results by e-mail approximately one week after the interview and observation.

Stage 6
Payment of Day Care fees

Successful applicants are required to pay the non-refundable Day Care fees to secure their place in the class.


Application for Admission
In order to apply, please download the application form input the required information by computer (no handwritten applications please), print out the form, and submit all necessary documents (please do not staple the documents).


Before filling out the application form, it is necessary to install the latest version of Adobe Reader on you computer first. Download the latest version here.