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Direct School Admission

Primary 6 students may seek Direct School Admission to PRCS in one of the following areas:

  • Music and Performing Arts
  • Effective Communication
  • Fencing
  • Mother Tongue Languages

Admission Criteria for Music and Performing Arts

A) Basic Admission Criteria

All applicants must have the following:

  • Good Academic Performance
  • Good Conduct Grade
  • Good Personal Qualities

Applicants must demonstrate a passion for Music/Performing Arts and be committed to contribute to PRCS in this area for which they have been given DSA in one of the following DSA Talent Area:

  • Band – Concert (Girls/Boys)
  • Choir (Girls/Boys)
  • Dance Contemporary (Girls/Boys)
  • Drama English (Girls/Boys)
  • Ensemble – Guzheng (Girls/Boys)
  • Orchestra – Chinese (Girls/Boys)


Shortlisted applicants will be invited to go through a selection test as well as an interview.

B) Specific Criteria

Area

Criteria

Music and Performing Arts

  • Have a strong aesthetics background and interest in music.
  • School based or Public Performance Experience is an advantage.
  • Do well in the selection test. The selection test involves an audition that serve to assess the following:

    • Music Aptitude
    • Proficiency of specific musical abilities or skills

Shortlisted applicants will be notified separately on the details of the selection test

For more details on the LLP, click here.

Admission Criteria for Effective Communication

A) Basic Admission Criteria

All applicants must have the following:

  • Good Academic Performance
  • Good Conduct Grade
  • Good Personal Qualities

Applicants must demonstrate a passion for communication related programmes/competitions and be committed to contribute to PRCS in the area for which they have been given DSA. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to go through a selection test as well as an interview.

B) Specific Criteria

AreaCriteria

Effective Communication

  • Demonstrates strong communication skills (e.g. public speaking, debates or drama)
  • Achievement in competitions and performance experience are preferred.
  • Do well in the selection test. The selection test involves an audition that serve to assess the applicant’s mastery of the following:
    • Confidence
    • Vocal Projection
    • Clarity
    • Fluency
    • Stage Presence

Shortlisted applicants will be notified separately on the details of the selection test

For more details on the ALP, click here.

Admission Criteria for Fencing

A) Basic Admission Criteria

All applicants must have the following:

  • Good Academic Performance
  • Good Conduct Grade
  • Good Personal Qualities

Applicants must demonstrate a passion for sports and be committed to contribute to PRCS in this area for which they have been given DSA. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to go through a selection test as well as an interview.

B) Specific Criteria

AreaCriteria

Fencing

  • Good CCA Records.
  • Demonstrates strong interest and talent in sports beyond the ability of students in the same age group.
  • Good performance at the school and/ or club level in sports.
  • Do well in the selection test. The selection test serves to assess the physical qualities of applicants.

Shortlisted applicants will be notified separately on the details of the selection test

Admission Criteria for Mother Tongue Languages

Enhanced ALP for MTL (DSA)

A) Basic Admission Criteria

All applicants must possess and exhibit the following:

  • Strengths in Mother Tongue Language (Chinese Language, Malay Language or Tamil Language)
  • Good Conduct Grade
  • Good Personal Qualities

Applicants must demonstrate a passion for communication related programmes/competitions and be committed to contribute to PRCS in the talent area for which they have been assigned under the DSA. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to go through a selection test as well as an interview.

B) Specific Criteria

Area

Criteria

Effective Communication

  • Demonstrates strong communication skills (e.g. public speaking, debates or drama).
  • Achievement in competitions and performance experience are preferred.
  • Do well in the selection test. The selection test involves an audition that serve to assess the applicant’s mastery of the following:
  • Confidence
  • Vocal Projection
  • Clarity
  • Fluency
  • Stage Presence

Shortlisted applicants will be notified separately on the details of the selection test.

DSA Procedures

2019 Direct School Admission Exercise

For admission to Secondary One in 2020

Direct School Admission (DSA) - Secondary Exercise 2020 takes place from 8 May, 9am to 4 June 2019, 3pm (Singapore time). The DSA - Sec Exercise is conducted in 3 main stages as follows:

  • Selection Stage (1 July to 30 August 2019)
  • School Preference Submission Stage (21 to 25 October 2019)
  • Results Release Stage (Late November 2019)

Primary school students who are interested to participate in this DSA exercise may refer to the instructions and the deadlines given below.

Application

  • Applicants studying in MOE mainstream primary schools would require either one of the parent’s SingPass to login to the MOE Centralised DSA-SEC Portal.
  • Applicants are required to login to the MOE Centralised DSA-SEC Portal to apply for the school’s identified talent area/s.
  • Applicants NOT studying in MOE mainstream primary schools would need to obtain a Registration Number at MOE Customer Service Centre (CSC) to be able to log in.
  • Address:                   MOE Customer Service Centre
                                       Podium Block of MOE Building
                                       Ministry of Education, Singapore
                                       1 North Buona Vista Drive
                                       Singapore 138675

    Telephone No:        +65 68722220

    Operating Hours:    Monday to Friday 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
                                       Saturday 8.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Applicants shortlisted for interview and selection test would receive a notification from the school. The tentative selection/interview dates are either on Friday, 19 July or Friday, 2 August 2019.

Shortlisted applicants may wish to submit certified true copies of certificates/documentary proof for non-school based activities and achievements in support of the DSA application on the day of the selection/interview.

Applicants will be notified of the selection outcome through postal mail by Friday, 30 August 2019.

The decision of the school is final.