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DSA 2019

2019 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 develop skills and competencies; preparing students for the future.

The 2019 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 of Wushu, Volleyball(Girls) and Concert Band. In addition, student leaders are welcome to apply for admission through the category of Community Youth Leadership.

Admission Criteria for DSA Categories



Selection Criteria


Sports & Games

·   Wushu

·    Volleyball (Girls) 

(i)   Represented school in: 
• Zonal inter-school competitions or
• Have track record of achievements in external competitions.

Performing Arts

·    Concert Band 

(i)  Represented school in SYF performances and/or other band competitions or

(ii)  Participated at public performances or

(iii)   Obtained relevant qualifications from Accredited Music Examinations.


·    Community Youth Leadership

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

(ii)   Have experience in organising school events or led as team leaders for community service or VIA projects.

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


All shortlisted applicants are required to attend an interview or a trial/audition for the final selection.  


Please go to https://beta.moe.gov.sg/dsa/ for DSA-SEC Portal


Schedule for DSA Exercise




·    MOE DSA-Sec Portal opens

8th May (9am) – 4th June (3pm)

·   Notification of short-listed applicants

1st July – 30th Aug

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

·    Interview sessions for Community Youth Leadership (CYL)

·    Wushu – 4th & 6th July

·    Volleyball – 5th & 7th July

·    Concert Band – 6th & 7th July

·    Community Youth Leaders            – 6th & th July

NB Applicants will only need to choose one of the two available sessions per areas.  Please also note that all sessions will start from 4pm and end by 5pm.

·     Notification of Outcomes

Late November


DSA- Sec Features