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Centralised Direct School Admission (DSA) to Hai Sing Catholic School Application Process

1. From 2020, application for DSA- Sec can be submitted through the online DSA-Sec Portal. The application will be open from about May to June week 1.

2. Parents and students are encouraged to choose schools 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.

3. Shortlisted applicants will be notified by email from End of June onwards.

4. Interview for selected applicants will be carried out in-person at Hai Sing Catholic School.

5. All DSA applicants will be notified of their application outcome by 12 September 2022.

6. The shortlisted International Students are required to fulfill the requirements of the Admissions Exercise for International Students (AEIS) test to be successful in DSA.

7. Please note that meeting all the criteria does not guarantee the student will be shortlisted/given an offer.

For more details, please refer to MOE website – www.moe.gov.sg/secondary/dsa
For enquires please call :
Mr. Seow Han Chien
Ms. Lee Mui Sian at 65827864.

ROBOTICS DSA Criteria

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
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.

Find out more about Robotics here.

Student Leadership Development DSA Admission Criteria

In this DSA exercise, we are looking for promising Primary 6 pupils who exhibit the following:

i. Exemplary Conduct and Behaviour
1. Attain an Overall Conduct Grade of “Excellent” in the previous year’s Final Grade and the current year in Semester One.
2. Candidates with “Very Good” and demonstrated exemplary conduct and behavior will also be considered.
3. Candidates who have demonstrated great resilience and grit will also be considered.
ii. Strong Leadership Qualities
1. Demonstrate consistency and commitment to development by attaining at least 90 % attendance for the CCA in the previous year and the current year in
2. Demonstrate strong potential for further leadership development by assuming key leadership positions in their CCA for at least a year.
3. Demonstrate excellence through strong individual attainment in progress schemes/awards in the various Uniformed Groups :
  • Scouts:
Akela Award
  • Boys Brigade:
Chief Leading Boy AND Gold Award
  • Brownies:
Chief Commissioner Award
  • Red Cross:
Directors Award


Floorball DSA Admission Criteria

The Hai Sing Catholic School Floorball Team is open to all Primary 6 pupils who meet two or more of the following conditions.

  • Active member in an a floorball team (school/club)
  • Awards in National School Games Floorball competitions or any relevant competition
  • The student must obtain at least a Very Good conduct grade with relevant leadership skills during the last 2 years in Primary School Education.
Find out more about our Floorball team here.