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Direct School Admission (DSA)


(DSA application has closed. Thank you for your interest.)

The Direct School Admission Exercise for Secondary School (DSA-Sec) allows students to seek admission to Kranji Secondary School on the basis of talents and achievements that may not be demonstrated at the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE). 

We are accepting applications for DSA-Sec in 2018. The categories and admission criteria are as follows:

CCA - Sports
Basketball (Girls)
Football (Boys)

  • Conduct: Good and above
  • Physical fitness test: minimum Silver
  • Representation in sports related competitions will be preferred (but not compulsory)

Applicants are to submit the following documents: 
a. Application Form (download here)
For students not in the mainstream school, please fill in this additional form: Form for non-mainstream school students.
b. Copies of Primary 5 End-of-Year results and Primary 6 Mid-Year results 
c. Copies of supporting documents like physical fitness test results, CCA achievements, leadership roles, related achievements in external sports related events etc
d. Teachers’ reference letter (optional) 

Submit the completed application form, together with supporting documents to the following address: 

Kranji Secondary School
38 Teck Whye Crescent
Singapore 688945 
Attention: Direct School Admission Application 
Mondays – Fridays (8 am to 5.30 pm) 

The closing date and time of submission is 2 July 2018, 5 pm. Applications received after this date and time or incomplete application forms will not be considered. 

Parents and students are encouraged to choose schools wisely based on the student’s aptitudes and strengths, bearing in mind the schools’ academic and non-academic requirements, and the programmes available to develop the area of talent.

Shortlisted applicants will be notified to attend trials and interviews (if applicable).

The school's decision on the offer is final. The school reserves the right not to disclose the reason for non-selection of an applicant or to release the results of the trials.

Please note that:
a. Students successfully allocated to their DSA-Sec schools will NOT be allowed to participate in the annual S1 Posting Exercise to opt for secondary schools, and are expected to honour the commitment to the allocated DSA Sec school for the entire duration of the programme.

b. They will also NOT be allowed to transfer to another school after the release of the PSLE results.

For further enquiries, please call the school at 67662464.

Schedule for DSA Exercise
DSA ProcessDates
Start of DSA application07 May 2018
Closing date of DSA application02 July 2018
 Notification of short-listed candidates From 02 to 10 July 2018
 Trials/Interviews11 or 12 July 2018 (Reserve: 18 July) 
 Notification of outcome 31 August 2018

Other Useful Information
Info for Parents (2018): download pdf (DSA slides for primary schools.pdf)