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2020 Direct School Admission (DSA-Sec) Application

Dear P6 Parents / Guardians,


Direct School Admission (DSA-Sec) Application 2020 will start on 12 May. Please see the attached PDF [Annex A Info Sheet on 2020 DSA-Sec for Primary 6 Students]for key details.


Interested P6 students and parents should also visit:

a)   MOE DSA-Sec website www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec for information on the 2020 application.

b)   MOE’s Press Release dated 11 May 2020 on DSA-Sec 2020.

c)   Secondary schools’ websites regarding their DSA talent areas, key dates and selection criteria.


We would like to emphasise that DSA is a commitment on the part of both the student and the secondary school. This is because the school is committed to developing students to their fullest potential in both their studies and talents throughout their school years. Thus, please note that:

a)    Students successfully allocated to their DSA-Sec schools will NOT be allowed to participate in the annual S1 Posting to opt for secondary schools, and are expected to honour the commitment to the allocated DSA-Sec school for the entire duration of the programme to develop their talents.

b)    They will also NOT be allowed to transfer to another school after the release of the PSLE results.

We advise interested parents and students to consider DSA schools that are a good fit with the student’s aptitudes and strengths, in terms of the school’s development & talent programmes and academic & non-academic curriculum. Students who are not sure or not ready to do so should enter a secondary school through the S1 Posting instead.


The DSA-Sec Application will be via the centralised DSA-Sec Portal to all DSA-Sec schools (except for School of the Arts and Singapore Sports School). It begins 12 May 2020, 9am and ends 5 Jun 2020, 3pm. One parent’s SingPass is needed to login to the Portal. If you are unable to apply online at the Portal, please call our General Office for assistance.