ATTENDANCE POLICY

  1. The following NYP Assessment Regulation shall be applied to all modules, unless otherwise stated, that are given a letter-grade (i.e. modules that have letter grades of DIST, A, B, C, D and F) taken by students in a Semester:
    Under the NYP Assessment Regulations, students who do not achieve 75% or above for attendance shall be allowed to continue with their studies and sit for assessment, but will have their final overall grade capped at ‘D’ with a corresponding grade point of 1.0 (50 marks) if they pass the module.

  2. While NYP will send notifications on attendance to students and parents/guardians, students are strongly encouraged to check their attendance records frequently through the Student Attendance System. To help you keep track of your attendance, NYP has developed a mobile-friendly interface (https://attendance.nyp.edu.sg) where you can access using any of the web browsers in your mobile device. Alternatively, you can also continue to check your attendance records through the Student Portal.

  3. The computation of your attendance rate will take into account approved absence with valid reasons, i.e. medical leave or other approved leave will not affect your attendance computation.

    The only absenteeism officially accepted are:
    a.    Medical Leave
           - Supported by an official medical certificate. Medical certificates must be obtained from a medical practitioner
              registered with the Singapore Medical Council or a dental practitioner registered with the Singapore Dental
              Council, who ought not be a family member. Medical certificates from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
              practitioners are not accepted.
    b.    NYP Student Activities 
           - Representing Singapore/NYP at official events with prior approval from NYP
    c.    Compassionate Leave
           - Demise of immediate family members
    d.    NS Obligations 
           - e.g. medical check-up at CMPB, reservist training
    e.    GCE O Levels
           - e.g. re-taking of GCE O-Level Examinations
    f.     Public Transport Disruption
    g.    ITE/Secondary School Graduation
    h.    Statutory Obligations
           - e.g. attend court hearings

  4. Please go to the Statement of Absence system in the myNYP Portal to update your absence from classes. You must submit the original documentary evidence, including medical certificates, within the next two (2) working days following your absence to your school’s administration office. Once this is done, your absence will not be counted in the calculation of your attendance.