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Direct School Admission

Yio Chu Kang Secondary School believes in a well-rounded education and is committed to providing learning opportunities beyond the core academic and student development programmes.   In DSA-Sec Exercise 2019, we are looking for promising primary six students or students not studying in MOE mainstream primary schools who demonstrate special talents in the following areas:

Applied Learning Programme

STEM (click here)

Learning for Life Programme

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  • Aeronautics
  • Coding
  • Mechatronics
  • Robotics

  • 3D Animation
  • Interior Design
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Cultural Dance (Chinese / Malay / Indian)
  • Modern Dance (Contemporary / Street Dance / Hip Hop)
  • Drama / Theatre
  • Vocal Music
  • Instrumental Music


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Uniformed Groups

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  • Badminton (Boys and Girls)
  • Basketball (Boys)
  • Floorball (Boys)
  • Netball

  • National Police Cadet Corps
  • Red Cross Youth

Click on the respective category to access the specific DSA talent areas application procedure.

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.

2019 DSA-SEC Timeline




8 May to 4 June Application opens on 8 May and closes on 4 June

1 July to 30 August Audition and interview for short-listed applicants
  • Applicant will be informed of the audition/trial item upon submission of online application.
  • Only shortlisted applicants are required to submit certified true copies of supporting documents for non-school based activities at the trial/interview.
15 August to 20 September Issuance of letters to all applicants
  • Contact the school if no letter/email is received.

21 to 25 October

Exercise School Preference
  • Submit via DSA-Sec Internet System.
 Late November (Tentative) Release of DSA-Sec results