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Direct School Admission

Direct School Admission (2020)

Have a special talent? All Primary 6 students are welcome to participate in Direct School Admission (DSA) for the academic year 2021 into our school. 

In view of Covid-19 situation, there will be no face-to-face selection trials or auditions.


Parents and students are encouraged to choose wisely based on the student’s aptitudes and strengths, bearing in mind the school’s academic and non-academic requirements, and the programmes available to develop the area of talent.


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.

Selection Considerations:

a) Past years CCA track records (no submission of document is needed).

b) Shortlisted applicants will be informed by the school on the date and time of interview via video conferencing at least 3 days beforehand. During the interview, applicants will be ask to perform stationary tasks that are relevant to the talent areas they apply to. Applicants may check with the teacher in charge during the video conferencing should you have any queries about the performance task.

c) You may submit any supporting document to the relevant teacher-in-charge through the email listed below (Optional).


Please submit your registration for the school’s consideration by 5 June 2020 through the DSA portal.


Information on the various talent areas



Performance Task





Mr Wee Keng Chye



Task: Forward swing with a badminton racket.

Focus: Power of the swing and the follow through action.




(Boys and Girls)


Miss Sandy Leong



Task: Dribbling drills with a basketball.

Focus: Able to do ‘Cross Over’, ‘Behind The Back’, ‘Through The Legs’ and ‘Spin Move’ with both hands.







Mr Harris Alexander



Task 1: Continuous Scissors (Video skill 1)

Task 2: Sole Tap (Video skill 2)

Task 3: Inside Cut, Outside Outside Push

(Video skill 20)

Focus: Footwork


Student may click on the link below for the demonstration of the expected task.









Ms Witty Goh



Task 1: Drive forward to catch an Imaginary ball thrown to you, pivot and make an imaginary pass in an opposite direction.

Repeat 3 times.

Focus: Footwork


Task 2: Ball handling

a)       Throw ball across your body back and forth from one hand to another.

b)      Move the ball around the waist (both directions).

Focus: Test of ball control and accuracy.







Mr Hariharan Subramaniam



Task: Stationary juggling of ball using underarm and overhead passing (1 metre from passing platform).

Focus: Number of juggles and the control of the ball.




(Boys and Girls)


Ms Kathy Cheong



Task: Prepare a song of your choice to sing during the video conferencing.

Assessment Rubrics: Click here



Concert Band

(Boys and Girls)



Mr Shanon Sim




Using a music instrument of your choice,

Task 1: Play two contrasting pieces or sections of music, each lasting about 1 – 2 minutes.

Task 2: Play scales of one octave (both ascending and descending) in the following keys at concert pitch: B major, E major, F major. For each note of the scale, tongue four crotchet notes and eight quaver notes. Tempo should be about = 120.

Assessment Rubrics: Click here



Student Leadership

(Boys and Girls)



Mr Gerald Pang




Students need to undergo an online interview.

Assessment Rubrics: Click here


Experience the exciting life of a Dunmanite

Our CCA Journey in 2019

You can find more information about our CCAs and Student Leadership Programme here.


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Sports & Games


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Performing Arts


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Student Leadership

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For general DSA enquiry, please contact

Mr Teo Khong Beng



Mr Chong Yau Kwang