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Direct School Admissions (DSA)

Direct School Admission (DSA) into CHIJ Katong Convent

CHIJ Katong Convent (KC) welcomes students currently studying in Primary 6 to apply for admission into KC in 2023 via the Direct School Admission (DSA) Exercise.

We are looking for girls with special talents who will contribute to the dynamic and vibrant community at KC.

You are eligible to apply if you have special talent or ability in:

  1. Performing Arts; or
  2. Sports and Games; or
  3. Language and Humanities; or
  4. Visual Arts, Design and Media

Selection Criteria & Process

DSA Main Category
Sub Category
DSA Talent Area
Selection Criteria & Process
Visual Arts, Design and Media
Visual Arts
Visual Arts.
Including but not limited to drawing, illustration, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, videography, the applied arts such as design and media.

Selection Criteria & Process for Visual Arts
Language and Humanities
Debate and Public Speaking
Debate and Public Speaking
Selection Criteria & Process for Language and Humanities
Sports and Games
Track & Field



Track & Field



Selection Criteria & Process for Sports and Games
Performing Arts

Modern Dance

English Drama

Chinese Drama


Chinese Orchestra

Concert Band

Note: Meeting all the criteria does not guarantee the student will be shortlisted/given an offer.

Application Procedure

Application for DSA-Sec can be submitted through the online DSA-Sec Portal. The application is free of charge and will be open at the end of semester one. For more details, please refer to MOE website – www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec.

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.

Contact Details

Covering Subject Head PE & CCA

Mr Ho Shi An
Tel: 6448 6433 Ext 14