Direct School Admission
DIRECT SCHOOL ADMISSION (DSA)
Updated 4 May 2023
Primary Six pupils may seek Direct School Admission into Commonwealth Secondary School before the Secondary One Posting Exercise.
- We invite pupils who fulfill any of the admission criteria mentioned below to apply:
Category 1: Performing Arts - Band, Choir, Malay Dance, Chinese Dance (Girls), Indian
Demonstrated passion and keen interest in the areas stated above.
School will consider attainment in related areas (for example: ballet).
Achievement in SYF presentation or equivalent, and past experiences will be an advantage.
Category 2: Environmental Science
Category 3: Coding
Category 4: Sports - Cross Country, Badminton, Netball (Girls), Basketball (Boys) & Soccer (Boys)
- Demonstrated passion and keen interest in any of the areas stated above.
- Applicants should preferably have represented their primary school or taken part in national or zonal competitions.
Category 5: Language - Tamil
- Demonstrated passion and keen interest in the area stated above.
- Achievement in Tamil language related competitions or equivalent will be an advantage
3. Please note that meeting all the criteria does not guarantee the student will be shortlisted/given an offer.
4. Students selected based on their talents relevant to a particular CCA are expected to join the respective CCA allocated by the school during their 4 or 5 years with the school.
5. The application for DSA-Sec can be submitted through a centralized DSA-Sec Portal. The application is free-of-charge and will be open from 4 May 2023, 11 a.m. to 31 May 2023, 3 p.m. For more details, please refer to MOE website
6. 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.
7. 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.
|4 May to 31 May 2023, 3 p.m.
||Candidates to submit DSA application via MOE website www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec
|10 July 2023 to 31 Aug 2023
||Shortlisting and selection
|By 12 September 2023
||School will inform candidates of the results.
8. For further enquiries, please contact the school at 6560 6866 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org