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Direct School Admission (DSA)


Admission to Secondary 1 In 2021


Introduction

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 the following categories:

Category

Criteria

CCA - Sports

     Basketball (Girls)

     Football (Boys)

       Applicant must be able to demonstrate strong interest and talent in relevant areas (Basketball/Football) beyond the abilities of students in the same age group

       Conduct: Good and above

       Physical fitness test: minimum Silver

    Representation in sports related competitions will be preferred (but not compulsory)

Performing Arts

    Symphonic Band

     Modern Dance

     Chinese Dance

       Applicant must be able to demonstrate strong interest and talent in relevant areas (Music/Dance) beyond the abilities of students in the same age group

       Conduct: Good and above

    Representation in performing arts related competitions will be preferred (but not compulsory)

   Qualification(s) in music or dance will be preferred (but not compulsory)

Clubs and Societies

•   Science and Technology Club

•   Humanities Society

 

       Applicant must be able to demonstrate strong interest and talent in relevant areas (Science/Humanities) beyond the abilities of students in the same age group.

  Applicant must have a history of consistent high academic achievements in relevant subjects (Science/English).

       Conduct: Good and above

       Representation in related competitions will be preferred (but not compulsory)


Application

Submit your child’s application through the DSA-Sec Portal from 12 May 2020 to 5 June 2020.


Selection

Selection trials and interviews will be held between 1 July 2020 and 14 September 2020. The selection trials and interviews will be held over video conferencing.


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.

 

Students who are successfully admitted to the school via DSA are expected to honour their commitment to the school, and participate in the activities related to the talent they are selected for from year 1-4.

 

Please note that:

Students successfully allocated to their DSA-Sec schools

a.       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.      will NOT be allowed to transfer to another school after the release of the PSLE results.

 

For more info, please visit: https://beta.moe.gov.sg/dsa/