Direct School Admission

Direct School Admission (DSA)

“BELIEVE – MAKE IT HAPPEN”

  1. Background

The DSA-SEC Exercise was introduced by the Ministry of Education in 2004 to promote holistic education and provide students an opportunity to demonstrate a more diverse range of achievements and talents in seeking admission to a secondary school.

Under this DSA-SEC Exercise, participating schools will be able to select some Primary Six (P6) students for admission to Secondary One. The selection will be based on their achievements and talents before the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) results are released. In March 2017, MOE approved Guangyang Secondary School as one of the schools under the DSA-SEC Exercise to build on our niche area – basketball.

  1. School Vision

Our vision is to nurture our students to be “Learners for Today, Leaders for Tomorrow”. We believe that sports provide a platform for our students to Challenge Convention and Champion their Passion.

  1. Achievements

The table below summarises our basketball achievements for the past few years:

 2022 (updated)  2019  2018
Basketball Boys3rd in South Zone “B” Division Championship  1st in South Zone “C” Division Championship & 2nd in South Zone “B” Division Championship  2nd in South Zone “C” Division Championship & 4th in South Zone “B” Division Championship  
Basketball Girls3rd in South Zone “B” Division Championship  2nd in South Zone “C” Division Championship  2nd in South Zone “B” Division Championship  
  1. Guangyang Baskettball Programme

Guangyang Secondary School has mapped out a comprehensive 4 Year Programme that is structured to provide students with a holistic learning experience.

Under this programme, students are given opportunities to participate in a variety of activities that allow them to build up their character as well as strengthen their basketball skills. These activities include:

  1. Selection Criteria

Interested students will be assessed on the following:

  •   Physical Proficiency Test: A simple physical test which evaluates Speed, Agility and Jumping ability
  •   Basketball Skills Assessment: A simple skills assessment which evaluates on Ball handling skill, Teamwork and Game Awareness
  •   Interview: A simple Interaction session after the selection trial day

*Note: We will not be conducting any academic ability tests eg. GAT/ HAST in the 2022      DSA-SEC Exercise during the selection process.

  1. Application Procedure
Important Dates  Key Event
5 May – 1 June 2022  DSA Application period. You can go to the MOE DSA-Sec Website to access the DSA-Sec Portal (Note: You can only login via SINGPASS).  
28 May 2022 (Saturday) (9.00am – 11.00am)  DSA Open House 2022 Interested applicants, kindly access this link
27 June – 12 September 2022  Shortlisted Applicants will be invited to attend a Selection Trial cum Interview Session at our school  
Latest by 12 September 2022  Release of the DSA Outcome by school
31 October – 04 November 2022  School Preference Submission by students  
Late November 2022Notification of DSA-SEC Admission result (on the same day the release of the PSLE results)  

*Note:

  1. 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.
  2. Application can only be submitted via DSA-Sec Portal
  1. Reflections from our students
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Muhd Ariel – Sec 1 Express (2021):
“I am happy to have chosen Guangyang Sec Sch as my DSA school as the Basketball programme in the school provides me with the opportunities to develop my passion as a basketball player.”

Jerald Tan – Sec 1 Normal (2021):
“The school culture here is good and I have made a lot of friends since I joined the school in January!”

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Suprena Rai (Sec 1 Express):
“I chose the DSA to Guangyang Secondary School as the school is a good fit for me. The seniors are nice and they make me feel welcome.”

Lee Siraphatsorn (Sec 1 Normal Academic):
“The past few months in Guangyang Sec Sch helped me realised that I made the right choice. The teachers here are caring and helpful and I love the school environment.”

  1. Contacts

For more information on MOE DSA-SEC Exercise, please kindly contact Mr Puah Chee Wee HOD PE/CCA at 62589781 or email us at puah_chee_wee@schools.gov.sg or gyss@moe.edu.sg

School's video presentation

Please click the below link to our school's publicity video.

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