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Direct School Admission


In the recent press release, the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced that selected secondary schools can invite students to participate in the 2022 DSA-Sec Exercise for Admission to Secondary One in 2023. 

Introduced in 2004, the Direct School Admission (DSA) scheme provides students with the opportunity to seek admission to a secondary school, based on a diverse range of specific academic and non-academic achievements and talents that they can demonstrate beyond the PSLE.

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.


For Admission to Secondary One in 2023, Clementi Town Secondary School is pleased to offer DSA in the following areas:

  1. DIRECT SCHOOL ADMISSION TO CTSS: STEM - CODING
  2. DIRECT SCHOOL ADMISSION TO CTSS: LEADERSHIP AND UNIFORMED GROUPS
  3. DIRECT SCHOOLADMISSION TO CTSS: PERFORMING ARTS
  4. DIRECT SCHOOLADMISSION TO CTSS: SPORTS GROUPS

 

DSA Category

*Criteria

STEM – Coding 

Computing to Discover and Empower (CODE)










  • Very Good Conduct 
  • Demonstrate special talents in Robotics or Computing (e.g. robot design and programming, app coding, micro-controller programming)  
  • Represented school and achieved accolades in Robotics/Computing-related competitions (e.g. National Junior Robotics Competition)
  • Preferred to have held leadership position(s) in Robotics/Computing-related clubs or societies (e.g. Robotics Club, Infocomm Club)
  • Have some background in coding (applicants may wish to submit and showcase a portfolio of the programmes which they have created)

Leadership and Uniformed Groups

Girl Guides

National Cadet Corps (NCC) Land

National Civil Defence Cadet Corps (NCDCC)

National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC)



  • Very Good conduct 
  • Strong leadership qualities (track records such as leadership role(s) at cohort or school level
  • Leads in VIA projects in school and community 

 





Performing Arts – Symphonic Band (Mixed)



  • Very Good Conduct
  • Positive attitude, commitment and determination to develop their leadership and instrumental skills 
  • Experience in playing a Wind Band instrument (Winds, Brass, Double Bass or Percussion) 

Performing Arts– Drama Club (Mixed)



  • Very Good conduct 
  • Possess interest and passion for Theater and the Arts
  • Positive attitude, commitment and determination to develop their drama/acting skills
Performing Arts – Modern Dance (Mixed)





  • Very Good Conduct
  • Possess interest and passion for Dance
  • Positive attitude, commitment and determination to develop their dance and leadership skills
  • Represented school in Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) and/or external performances or competitions

Sports – Wushu (Mixed)


  • Very Good Conduct
  • Possess interest and passion for Wushu
  • Represented school in National School Games (NSG) for Wushu
 Sports – Volleyball (Boys)


  • Very Good Conduct
  • Possess interest and passion for Volleyball
  • Represented school in National School Games (NSG) for Volleyball or similar ball games

Sports – Netball (Girls)



  • Very Good Conduct
  • Possess interest and passion for Netball
  • Represented school in National School Games (NSG) for Netball or similar ball games

 

*Applicants are advised that meeting all the criteria does not guarantee that the student will be shortlisted or given an offer. Thank you.