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Direct School Admission Exercise


Dear P6 Students,

Juying Secondary School (JYSS) invites you to apply for Direct School Admission (DSA) to Secondary One (2022) at JYSS!

Come Join Us via DSA!

For the upcoming 2021 DSA-Secondary Exercise, Juying Secondary School (JYSS) can admit up to
20% of our 2022 Secondary 1 intake via the DSA-Secondary Exercise.

From the period of application, you can apply to be directly admitted to Secondary 1 (2022) 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

 Selection Criteria for DSA applicants

 Language & Humanities
Public Speaking (Mixed)

  • Send us any records of your past experience in public speaking, storytelling, emceeing or participation in drama!
  • In JYSS, we have CCAs such as Speech & Drama Society and our Applied Learning Programme (ALP) is in Public Speaking to further develop your communication skills.
  • Join us via DSA if you have been involved or participated in various forms of Public Speaking!

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

  • Send us any records of your talents in various forms of dance.
  • In JYSS, we have CCAs such as Cultural Dance & Hip Hop to further develop your aesthetics (dance) talents.
  • Join us via DSA if you have past experiences in such CCAs or similar ones in your primary school.

Sports & Games
Badminton (Mixed)

  • Send us any records of your achievements in Badminton.
  • In JYSS, we develop our students in Badminton skills and our CCA Teams perform well at the National Schools Games.
  • Join us via DSA if you have past experiences in Badminton.

Leadership & Uniformed Groups
Leadership (Mixed)

    • Send us any record of the leadership roles you have held such as CCA Leaders, Class Monitor/Committee members, Student Councillors or Prefects.

    • In JYSS, we have CCAs such as Student Council to further develop your leadership qualities.

    • Join us via DSA if you have past experiences where you have demonstrated leadership qualities.


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 2021, 11am to 1 June 2021, 3pm
For more details, please refer to MOE website

 the following useful MOE weblinks


DSA-Sec Main Website

Instructions on Applications
(Mainstream students)

Instructions on Applications
(Non-Mainstream students)

Direct to DSA-Sec Portal
(Mainstream students)

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

* Supporting Documents (to be brought along when called up for E-Interview/E-Audition):- 
  • Certificates / testimonials of required DSA skills or talent areas 
  • (Optional) Submission of short video clip (mov/avi/mpeg4 format) of your performance not exceeding 10 mins
  • Applicants will be asked to write on why they wish to apply for DSA admission to Juying Secondary School when they come for the E-Interview/E-Audition   
  • For queries, you may call Ms Christina Wong, Admin Manager or Mr Dayan Tan, HOD Aesthetics, ALP, LLP
    6308 9898.

1. E-Interview by school selection panel. 
2. E-Audition (brief demonstration of skills) schedule to be confirmed, DSA applicants will be notified of the outcome (i.e. Confirmed Offer, Placed on Waiting List or Rejected.)


5 May 2021, 11am
1 June 2021, 3pm
  • Closing date of DSA Applications
28 June to 13 September 2021
  •  Selection Stage (Please note that our Selection Period is from 12 July to 16 July)
By 13 September 2021
  • 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 2021 (subject to change)
  •  DSA-SEC Allocation Results Release 
    (Day of release of PSLE Results)