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Direct School Admission (DSA)


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Direct School Admission (DSA)

Our sports for Direct School Admission are Volleyball (Boys & Girls), Netball, Hockey (Boys), Badminton (Boys) and
Floorball (Girls).

For information on DSA application, selection stage and the admission criteria, please scroll down to the bottom of this page.

For more information about DSA in St Hilda’s Secondary School, please click here for the brochure. 

The school will allocate its DSA vacancies to the five Sports CCAs based on school needs

Click on the following links to find out more about the CCAs.


Volleyball Boys


Volleyball Girls

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Hockey Boys

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 Selection Stage

Selection Stage

Shortlisted applicants will be notified through email by 1st July 2020 of the time and date to attend the selection tests & interviews remotely (e-interview) held in their respective primary schools. These tests & interviews will be conducted from 1st July to 31st August. The dates below are projected dates for the test and interview sessions. Do take note that they are subjected to changes.

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Interview Time

3.30pm to 5.30pm (Mon to Thu) 3.00pm to 5.00pm (Fri)
(Dates and time are subjected to changes)



Application for DSA-Sec can be submitted through the online DSA-Sec Portal. More information regarding the DSA can be found on the MOE DSA Website. 

The application is free of charge and will be open from 12th May 2020 to 5th June 2020. 

For DSA registration, please refer to the following link  - DSA Registration

For further clarification or inquiry, please contact:

Mr Aaron Yeo :

Mr Abbas Bin Abdul Karim:

Admission Criteria  

(A) Academic Performance

Applicants currently studying in local national schools

Obtained a pass in the English Language and at least an overall percentage of 50% for the Primary 6 Mid-year Examinations.

For applicants not studying in in MOE mainstream primary schools - you will need to apply for a registration number (RG No.) before you can apply through the DSA-Sec portal.

For shortlisted international students, you are reminded to take and fulfill the requirements of the AEIS test to be successful in DSA. You can refer to the link 
here for more information on AEIS.

You can apply for a registration number here

(B) Physical Fitness Performance (applies to students currently studying in local national schools)

Achieved at least a Silver Award in the most recent NAPFA Test.

(C) Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) Performance

Preferably fulfilled one of the following:

1. Represented School in Competition (Zonal / National) 

2. Member of School Volleyball, Netball, Hockey (Boys), Floorball (Girls) & Badminton (Boys) Team

3. Represented School in any Sports CCA

(D) Skills and Interview

Applicants will be tested on their skills and physical abilities.

Applicants will undergo an interview with the respective CCAs they applied for.

Important Information

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.

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.