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Direct School Admission Exercise

(for Admission to Secondary One in 2023)

Direct School Admission Exercise


JOIN US via DSA


Dear P6 students,
Juying Secondary School (JYSS) invites you to apply for Direct School Admission (DSA) to Secondary One (2023) at JYSS!

 

For the 2022 DSA-Secondary Exercise, Juying Secondary School (JYSS) can admit up to 20% of our 2023 Secondary 1 intake via the DSA-Secondary Exercise. You can apply to be directly admitted to Secondary 1 (2023) in Juying Secondary School via the DSA pathway in place of the year-end Secondary 1 Posting Exercise.

 

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.

 

Apply now to JYSS via DSA! 

 

Our 4 DSA Categories

Talent

CCA

Selection Criteria for DSA applicants


Selection Process

Language & Humanities
Public Speaking (Mixed)


Speech & Drama Society 

 

Applied Learning Programme (ALP):

Developing confident, competent & Empathetic Communicators

 

Applicants should:

 

  • Demonstrate competency in the English Language, interest and motivation in public speaking, as well as positive personal dispositions and learning attitudes.

 

  • Have been involved or participated in public speaking, storytelling, emceeing or participation in drama in Primary School.



*Please note that meeting all the above criteria does not guarantee the student will be shortlisted/given an offer.


Shortlisted Applicants:


  • Will be invited for an interview in July 2022.


  • Share their relevant achievements and experiences in public speaking.


  • Present a speech of between 1 to 2 minutes on a current affairs topic of their choice.

Performing Arts
Chinese Dance (Girls)
Malay Dance (Girls)
 Modern Dance (Mixed)


Cultural Dance


Modern Dance
(Hip Hop) 

Applicants should:


  • Demonstrate proficiency of skills and talents, artistic potential, interest and motivation in any of the dance forms, as well as positive personal dispositions and learning attitudes.
  • Have past experiences in any dance CCAs and records of achievements in any dance forms in Primary School.

 

*Please note that meeting all the above criteria does not guarantee the student will be shortlisted/given an offer. 

Shortlisted Applicants:


  • Will be invited for an interview in July 2022.

  • Share their relevant achievements and experiences in the dance form.


  • Present a dance choreography of between 1 to 2 minutes.

Sports & Games
Badminton (Mixed)


Badminton  

Applicants should:

 

  • Demonstrate proficiency of skills and abilities, interest and passion in badminton.

 

  • Have past experiences and records of achievements in badminton in Primary School.

 

*Please note that meeting all the above criteria does not guarantee the student will be shortlisted/given an offer.

 

Shortlisted Applicants:


  • Will be invited for an interview in July 2022.


  • Share their achievements and experiences in badminton.


  • Showcase level of proficiency in executing 3 tasks relating to service, footwork and stroke during the trial.

Leadership & Uniformed Groups
Leadership (Mixed)


Student Council

Applicants should:


  • Demonstrate exemplary conduct, keen interest and passion in advocacy, as well as leadership qualities in leading and serving the student body and the community.


  • Have assumed leadership roles such as CCA Leaders, Class Committee Members, Student Councillors or Prefects in Primary School.


*Please note that meeting all the above criteria does not guarantee the student will be shortlisted/given an offer.


Shortlisted Applicants:


  • Will be invited for an interview in July 2022.

  • Share their achievements and experiences on leadership and/or community projects.


  • Present a speech of between 1 to 2 minutes on a moral value of their choice and its importance to a leader.



APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 

Application for DSA-Sec can be submitted through the online DSA-Sec Portal.   The application is free-of-charge and will be opened from 5 May 2022, 11am to 1 June 2022, 3pm

For more details, please refer to MOE website
https://www.moe.gov.sg/secondary/dsa

OR
 the following useful MOE weblinks


WebsiteURL

DSA-Sec Main Website

https://www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec

Instructions on Applications
(Mainstream students)

https://go.gov.sg/dsa-sec-application

Instructions on Applications
(Non-Mainstream students)

https://go.gov.sg/nmsdsa-sec-application

Direct to DSA-Sec Portal
(Mainstream students)

https://go.gov.sg/apply-dsa-sec

Direct to DSA-Sec Portal
(Non-Mainstream students)

 https://go.gov.sg/apply-dsa-sec-nms
 
DSA-Sec iFAQs

 https://go.gov.sg/dsa-secfaqs
 
DSA-Sec School Finder

https://go.gov.sg/dsa-secschfinder


  • Supporting Documents (to be brought along when called up for Interview/Audition):- 

    • (Optional) Submission of certificates / testimonials of required DSA skills or talent areas 

    • (Optional) Submission of short video clip (mov/avi/mp4 format) of your performance not exceeding 10 mins

    • For queries, you may contact Mdm Lian Chuen Pei, HOD PE CCA or  Ms Christina Wong, Admin Manager or at 6308 9898 or via school email at juying_ss@moe.edu.sg


    SELECTION PHASE
    1. Interview by school selection panel. 
    2. Audition (brief demonstration of skills) schedule to be confirmed.



KEY DATES 2022


Date(s)Remarks
5 May 2022, 11am
1 June 2022, 3pm
  • Closing date of DSA Applications
27 June to 12 September 2022
  •  Selection Stage (Please note that our Selection Period is from 12 July to 22 July)
By 12 September 2022
  • Schools will issue letters to all DSA-Sec applicants to inform them of the outcome: Confirmed Offer (CO), Wait List (WL) or Unsuccessful. Students given a CO are guaranteed a place in the school provided that they accept the offer and qualify for an academic course offered by the school. i.e. Express, Normal (Academic) or Normal (Technical) based on their PSLE results.
 Late November 2022 (subject to change)
  •  DSA-SEC Allocation Results Release 
    (Day of release of PSLE Results)


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