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Primary One Admission System


Information Leaflet on <Primary One Admission for September 2020> 


Information Leaflet on <Primary One Admission for September 2020> - Applicable to Applicant Children Who Intend to Commute Daily to Schools in Hong Kong


Allocation of Discretionary Places - Extracts from DVD on "Primary One Admission System"  (200 MB)

(This video introduces the procedure for participating in Primary One Admission and the details of “Discretionary Places Admission Stage”.)


Simulation of Central Allocation - Extracts from DVD on "Primary One Admission System"  (100 MB)

(This video introduces the computer procedure in processing school choices at “Central Allocation Stage”.)


POA2020 Choice of Schools List by School Net for Central Allocation

POA2020 Choice of Schools List for Central Allocation (For Applicant Children who intend to commute daily to schools in Hong Kong)  

Primary School Profiles

Dates for making school choices for Central Allocation   
POA2020 List of Central Allocation Centres   

Frequently Asked Questions


Letter of Authorization – Making School Choices (Sample for reference)


Report on Primary One Admission 2019






Briefing Session for Parents of Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) Students: Education Support for NCS Students and Primary One Admission (POA) 2020 neweng




Video Clips (English only):




Part I and Part II – Education Support for NCS students




Part III – POA 2020: Types & choices of primary schools 




Part IV – POA 2020: Discretionary Places Admission Stage and Central Allocation Stage 




Part V – POA 2020: Timetable, sample of POA application form and support measures 




Part VI – Student Financial Assistance: Eligibility criteria, means test, level & amount of assistance and application procedures 




Part VII – Student Financial Assistance: How to complete the application form and submission deadline 





Education Bureau, Places Allocation Section

Address :              

Office 2, 2/F, Manulife Financial Centre, 223 Wai Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon

Tel. No. :            

2832 7700, 2832 7740

Office Hour: 

Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 6 pm 


Last revision date: 10 March 2020
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