Sarah Ting – GOLD AWARD Public Speaking

We are excited to announce that Sarah Ting has achieved a Gold Award for Public Speaking at SPAF 2020. We are very proud of her as Sarah is someone who is rather shy and has to put in extra effort to speak confidently in front of an audience. Thank you Sarah for your hard work. Your teachers at J Carter Centre are very impressed with your achievement. Listen to Sarah’s speech about ‘Learning to Cook’.

We are Sponsoring the Singapore Performing Arts Festival (SPAF 2019) Again! Register Online Today!

It’s time to register for SPAF 2019! Our students performed so well last year that we have decided to sponsor the festival again. This time we will be offering CASH AWARDS in 15 categories ranging from 6 years to 16 years. The Star Gold performer in our sponsored categories will receive $100 cash.

SPAF 2018 – Our Achievements at Singapore Performing Arts Festival

After months of preparation, students from J Carter Centre for Public Speaking were finally able to showcase their speaking and performing abilites at Singapore Performing Arts Festival (SPAF) 2018. A total of 52 students ranging from ages 7 years to 16 years represented our centre at the festival.

S.T.E.M Domain? What is that?

You are attending a DSA talk by a popular secondary school. They are talking about the revised domains that the school will be offering from 2017. There are the usual domains such as Sports, Aesthetics, Bi-lingual and S.T.E.M. Wait . . . what in the world is S.T.E.M? How will my child be able to qualify for this domain when she is only 12 years old!

New Talent Development Communication Programme – starting January

I will be introducing a Talent Development Communications Programme that will help students who will be attempting the DSA route in 2020 and 2021.

Another Perfect Score in the Trinity College Graded Examinations in Communication Skills – Themis Lai

Congratulations to our student Themis Lai for scoring 100 marks in the Trinity College Graded Examinations in Communication Skills – Grade 3.

Recommended Workbooks for GAT & HAST (Abstract Reasoning) Tests

Every year, thousands of students sit for the GAT or HAST test in order to gain entry to IP schools. This is usually the first phase of the DSA selection process and if your child is unable to test well for this segment, he/she will not move on to the next phase of the process.

Direct School Admissions – FAQ

2016 saw many changes to the DSA selection process and it was certainly a trial run to test out upcoming changes to the DSA system in 2017. Competition for IP schools was the toughest since its inception in 2004 due to increase applications. At the end of the 2016 selection process, there were many surprise outcomes as well as disappointments among the parents and students who undertook this route.

DSA Preparation Course (2017) – Semester 2 Open for Registration

We are officially launching our new 19 weeks DSA Preparation Course in January 2017. This course includes many activities that are conducted by various IP schools during the Direct School Admissions Selection Process.

Trinity College London Communication Skills Examinations Results – May/June 2016

Once again our students at J Carter Centre for Public Speaking have achieved amazing results in the Trinity College London Communication Skills Examinations for May/June 2016.

DSA Book – As seen on Talking Point on 26 May 2016 is Out of Stock at J Carter Centre

This Book -Success Strategies for Direct School Admissions authored by Jackeline Carter was featured on Talking Point – 26/5/2016

Schools offering Communication/English Domain under DSA scheme

“The Direct School Admission (DSA) scheme will be reviewed to recognise achievements and talents in specific areas – which was its original objective – instead of general academic ability.”