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2020 DSA Exercise

2020 Direct School Admission (DSA) Exercise


Yuying Secondary School is a government-aided school that is guided by its core values: Integrity, Resilience, Respect and Responsibility. It aims to provide the learning experiences that will developskills and competencies; preparing students for the future.

The 2020 DSA Exercise gives Primary 6 students the opportunity to seek admission into Yuying Secondary School to develop their talents, strengths and interests in the areas


(i)            Wushu,

(ii)           Volleyball(Girls)  

(iii)          Concert Band and  

(iv)         Community Youth Leadership - Student leaders are welcome to apply for admission through this category.


Admission Criteria for DSA Categories


Selection Criteria

Sports & Games

·          Wushu

·    Volleyball (Girls) 

·         Represented school in inter-school competitions (at least zonal) or

·         Attained significant standings in relevant non-NSG competitions.

Performing Arts

·    Concert Band 

·         Participated in SYF or other relevant competitions or

·         Participated at public performances or

·         Obtained relevant qualifications from accredited music authority.


·    Community Youth Leadership

·         Held leadership role within CCA or student body (i.e. Prefects, VIA Ambassadors, etc.) or

·         Had experience in organising school events or led as team leader for community service or VIA projects.[LBCL1] 

·         Have had conduct of at least Very Good’ in Pri 5 and 6 in the holistic report

  • All shortlisted applicants will be interviewed while additionally, those applying for Sports & Performing Arts are required to carry out 2-3 performance tasks.

  •  Both interview and performance tasks would be carried out over video-conferencing. In the event that the performance tasks cannot be done during the video conference, applicants may submit a video footage for consideration by school’s DSA panel.

 Please go to www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec for DSA-SEC Portal

Schedule for DSA Exercise




·    MOE DSA-Sec Portal opens

12th May – 5nd June

·   Notification of short-listed applicants

By 10th Jul

·   Selection period

1st Jul – 14th Sept

·    Trial/Audition sessions for Wushu, Volleyball (Girls) & Concert Band

·    Interview sessions for Community Youth Leadership (CYL)

Shortlisted applicants would be notified of the availability of dates for interview/trial/ audition. A set of performance tasks for those applying for Sports & Performing Arts would also be given.

NB All video-conferencing sessions would be done from 3pm to 4pm from your respective primary school venues with Yuying Secondary School.

·     Notification of Outcomes

25th – 27th Nov (Tentative)