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DSA Admission Criteria

 

Information on Direct School Admission (DSA) to Hai Sing Catholic School 


2019 DSA Robotics & Engineering

 

Under the Direct School Admission (DSA), Hai Sing Catholic School will exercise greater flexibility for up to 20% of our yearly secondary one student intake. Please see below for our school DSA criteria. Shortlisted applicants will need to attend an interview.

 

Robotics & Engineering is open to all Primary 6 pupils who have two or more of the following competencies.

Competency One      :  Robotics building and programming skills.

Competency Two     :   Awards in Robotics, ICT or Science-related competitions.

Competency Three  :  The student must obtain at least a Very Good conduct grade with                                                               relevant leadership skills during the last 2 years in Primary                                                                         School Education.
                                         

 

Examples of Competency One:  

Relevant Skill Set

Experiences in

 

Critical and Inventive Thinking Skill  

 

  • Robot design and construction

 

 

  1. LEGO – RCX / NXT
  2. VEX Robotics System
  3. Roborobo - Line Tracing Robot
  4. Roborobo -  The Transporter
  5. Robo Soccer
  6. Obstacle Avoidance Robot

 

 

Cognitive and Analytical Skill  

 

  • Robot Programming Skill

 

  1. LEGO - RoboLab
  2. LEGO - Mindstorm
  3. VEX Programming – easyC
  4. Roborobo Programming

 

Examples of Competency Two:

Relevant Skill Set

Experiences in

Information and Communication Skill

  • ICT-related skill

1. Blogging, website design & Wiki tools       2. Audio/Video Editing Software

 

Examples of Competency Three:

Relevant Skill Set

Experiences in

Leadership Skill

  • Strategic thinking 
  • Impact & Influence 
  • Leadership 
  • Independence 
  • Inventive thinking 
  • Good communication and Presentation Skills

1. School prefect
2. CCA leader
3. Class Committee
4. Project Team Leader
5. Public Speaking eg: Presenter, Student Reporter, Student Ambassador

 

 

CENTRALISED DSA-SEC APPLICATION PROCESS


      1. From 2019, application for DSA-Sec can be submitted through the online DSA-Sec Portal. The application is free-of-charge and will be open from 8 May to 4 Jun 2019.
      2. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified by email on 08 July 2019  to attend an interview.
      3. Selection process will be carried out from 15 July to 30 August 2019.
      4. All DSA applicants will be notified by 30 August 2019 on the outcome of their application.
      5. 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.
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For more details, please refer to MOE website – www.moe.gov.sg/admissions/direct-admissions/dsa-sec.

For enquires please call :

Mr. Teo Yee Ming
Ms. Lee Mui Sian at 65827864.