DSA Domains/Talent Areas for Students with Trinity College London Communication Skills Qualifications

12 September 2022, 2.22 pm (Singapore Time)

10-Week DSA Preparation Course for Primary 6 students

It is that time of the year when parents whose children will be in Primary Six in 2023, start to consider whether they should attempt Direct School Admissions (DSA). If the answer is a resounding ‘Yes’ then the next question would be: “Which Schools/Talent Areas should I choose?” For this article, I will only focus on Schools/Talent Areas to which students with the Trinity College London Communication Skills Qualifications can apply.

Integrated Programme (IP) Schools

Bilingualism (For this domain, students must also be taking Higher Chinese.)

  1. Dunman High School (Secondary)
  2. Catholic High School (Secondary)
  3. Hwa Chong Institution (Secondary)
  4. CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ School
  5. Nanyang Girls’ High School

Debate and Theatre (Students must also have an interest in Current Affairs)

  1. Victoria School

Debating (Students must also have an interest in Current Affairs)

  1. River Valley High School (Secondary)

English Language ( For this domain, students must also have strong writing skills and an interest in English Literature.)

  1. Temasek Junior College (Secondary)
  2. Hwa Chong Institution
  3. Raffles Institution (Secondary)
  4. Methodist Girls’ School (Secondary)
  5. Raffles Girls’ School (Secondary)
  6. Singapore Chinese Girls’ School

Humanities (Students must also have an interest in Debate and Current Affairs)

  1. Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) (Secondary)
  2. Catholic High School (Secondary)

Specialised Independent Schools (SIS)

Theatre and/or Creative Writing (Student must have an interest in Acting and/or writing)

  1. SOTA (School of the Arts)

Express Schools (4 years)

Debate and Public Speaking

  1. Evergreen Secondary School
  2. Whitley Secondary School
  3. Yusof Ishak Secondary School
  4. CHIJ Katong Convent

Public Speaking

  1. Juying Secondary School
  2. Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Secondary School
  3. Mayflower Secondary School

Debate and Theater (Students must also have an interest in Current Affairs and/or Acting)

  1. CHIJ St Joseph’s Convent

Debating (Students must also have an interest in Current Affairs)

  1. CHIJ Secondary (Toa Payoh)
  2. Hougang Secondary School
  3. Mayflower Secondary School

Media/Journalism

  1. Bedok View Secondary School
  2. Deyi Secondary School
  3. Holy Innocents’ High School
  4. Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Secondary School

Journalism

  1. Evergreen Secondary School

English Language (Students must also have good writing skills and an interest in Current Affairs)

  1. Pasir Ris Secondary School

English Literary – Debate and Scrabble (Students must also have an interest in Current Affairs)

  1. Maris Stella High School (Secondary)

At J Carter Centre, we have been preparing students for DSA since 2010. We offer a 10-week DSA Preparation Course for students applying to different domains. For more information, click on this link: https://jcartercentre.blog/2022/07/07/direct-school-admissions-dsa-preparation-course-for-primary-5-students-starting-soon-register-today/

Currently, our DSA classes starting in January 2023 are full. If you are keen to enrol your child in this course, please email info@jcartercentre. com with your name and contact number indicating your interest. Please state whether you are seeking a weekday or weekend class. If there is enough interest, we will set up new classes for January 2023. All DSA classes are taught by our founder Jackeline Carter.

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