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Key Dates


Key Dates


Start of DSA application process7 May

Applicants can download an application form from the school website.

Students who are not studying in Singapore mainstream primary schools need to obtain a registration number from MOE Customer Service Centre before applying.

Application Period 
 DSA – CCA   
DSA – Community Youth Leadership   DSA – Visual Arts 

7 May to 16 Jul
7 May to 13 Aug
7 May to 13 Aug 
Forms with relevant documents are to be submitted to school’s general office. Documents must be certified true copies. 
Selection Exercise (Trials/auditions/interviews)2 Jul to 31 AugShortlisted candidates will be invited for trial/audition (CCA areas) and interview at Orchid Park Secondary School. Details will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

Exercise School Preference

- Students who receive at least one DSA-Sec offer (i.e. Confirmed Offer (CO) or Wait List (WL) ) will receive a School Preference Form through their primary school. 

- P6 students identified under CO and WL may indicate up to a max 3 schools in the School Preference Form. They can do so online via the DSA-Sec Internet System (DSA-Sec IS) or through their primary schools.

- Students who are not studying in MOE mainstream schools will need to collect their School Preference Forms from MOE customer service centre. They will submit their preferences via DSA-Sec internet system or at MOE customer service centre. 

- DSA-Sec offers not taken up will be considered as lapsed.

29 Oct, 9am to 

2 Nov, 3pm

Results Release

- The results of the DSA-Sec Exercise will be released to students, on the same day as the release of PSLE results. 

- Unsuccessful DSA-Sec applicants will be issued with Sec 1 option form, informing them that their applications are unsuccessful.

Between 22 and 26 Nov


Successful DSA-Sec candidates are NOT allowed to participate in the S1 posting exercise.