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Admission to International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Overview

Graduating GCE O-Level students interested in pursuing an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and who possess outstanding talent in sport, can send in their applications before or during the annual MOE DSA-JC exercise.

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DSA-JC Talent Areas

Our DSA-JC talent areas are all under Sports and Games:

Academy Programme
  • Badminton
  • Bowling
  • Fencing
  • Football (Boys)
  • Netball (Girls)
  • Shooting
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Track and Field

Individual Programme
  • Archery
  • Artistic Swimming (Girls)
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Football (Girls)
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice Skating
  • Rockwall Climbing
  • Roller Sports
  • Sailing
  • Silat
  • Squash
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Wakeboarding and Waterskiing
  • Water Polo
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling
  • Wushu

Singaporean students may apply to join Singapore Sports School for sports not listed above if they have the support and endorsement of the respective National Sports Association (NSA).

Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must currently be graduating GCE O-Level students in Secondary 4 Express / Secondary 5NA or equivalent and studying in Singapore.

They should also have:
  • represented Singapore Schools/National Youth/Age-Group teams, or attained outstanding sport achievements;
  • offered relevant subjects and achieved good academic performance in Secondary 3/4/5 school examinations; and
  • demonstrated good conduct.

Students will be shortlisted and assessed based on track record, experience and potential in the sport, interest and passion for the sport, and motivation to join Sports School. Students are also required to clear an interview and pass a medical screening test.

Successful DSA-JC candidates will NOT be allowed to participate in the Joint Admissions Exercise. They will also NOT be allowed to transfer to another school after the release of the GCE O-Level examination results. They are expected to honour their commitment to the DSA-JC schools.

Each successful applicant will be offered a place in Sports School in January of the following year on the condition that they satisfy the minimum criterion for admission into Junior College based on his/her GCE O-Level Examinations results.

How To Apply

Apply and upload the supporting documents via https://go.gov.sg/ssp-midstream-enrol
Choose ‘Applying to join Singapore Sports School at the academic level - Post-Sec IB Diploma Programme’.

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Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by Sports School for further engagement.

Admission to International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Year 5 In January 2023

PHASE 1

Application and Selection Period   From 4 May to 31 July 2022 (Sports School timeline)

Offer Stage  27 June to 11 August 2022
School makes Phase 1 offers.

Acceptance Stage   12 to 16 August 2022
You can only accept one offer by submitting an acceptance form to the school. You should email the completed acceptance form to the school by 5pm on Tuesday, 16 August 2022.

Cooling-Off Stage  17 to 19 August 2022
You may cancel your Phase 1 acceptance during this period.

PHASE 2

Application and Selection Period   From 17 August to 30 August 2022 (Sports School timeline)

Offer Stage  17 August to 6 September 2022
School makes Phase 2 offers.

Acceptance Stage   7 to 12 September 2022
You can only accept one offer by submitting an acceptance form to the school. You should email the completed acceptance form to the school by 5pm on Monday, 12 September 2022.

You can participate in the DSA-JC and Early Admissions Exercise (EAE) concurrently. However, you can only accept one offer by submitting an acceptance form to the school (i.e. either a DSA-JC or EAE offer).

Withdrawal  By 7 October 2022, 5pm
If you wish to participate in the Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE), you will need to cancel your acceptance by 5pm on Friday, 7 October 2022. You are not allowed to participate in the JAE if you have accepted an offer through DSA-JC.