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Direct School Admission (DSA)

Fairfield Methodist School (Secondary) welcomes applications from Primary 6 students in the current academic year to take part in the Direct School Admission (DSA-Sec) Exercise. We seek to provide an environment which will nurture your abilities and enable you to reach your fullest potential as a student sportsperson/performer.

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Parents and students are encouraged to choose wisely based on the student’s aptitudes and strengths, bearing in mind our school's academic and non-academic requirements, and the programmes that are available to develop the area of talent.

Successful students, regardless of stream, will gain admission into FMS(S) for the academic year beginning January 2023 and will complete their secondary school education in FMS(S) as long as they meet the set criteria for DSA to FMS(S) and pass the PSLE.

Areas offered by FMS(S) for DSA-Sec Exercise


Performing Arts


Badminton (Girls)

Choir (Mixed)

Leadership (Mixed)

Basketball (Boys)

English Drama (Mixed) 

Football (Boys)

Guitar Ensemble (Mixed)

Volleyball (Mixed)

Modern Contemporary Dance (Mixed)

Symphonic Band (Mixed)

Detailed criteria are provided in the respective page of each group.

Application Procedure

Follow these steps to apply your child's application:

1) Applicants studying in MOE mainstream primary schools: Only one parent’s SingPass is needed to log in. If parent/guardian is unable to apply online, they can approach the child’s primary school for assistance.

2) Please refer to the following link for Direct School Admission (DSA-Sec): Apply

3) Applicants NOT studying in MOE mainstream primary schools:

Parents should apply online for a Registration Number, so they can apply through DSA Portal. This is done using an online form via MOE DSA website.

4) The application period for DSA is from 5 May 2022, 11am to 1 June 2022, 3pm. Applicants must submit their applications through the DSA-Sec Portal. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Timeline for DSA

1) Selection of Trials/Auditions
  • The selection will happen from late June – mid September.
  • Applicants who are shortlisted will be notified to attend the Selection Trials.

  • For Sports CCA, please refer here.
  • For Performing Arts CCA, please refer here.
  • For Leadership, please refer here.
  • Applicants who are not successful will be informed via letters/email.

2) Outcomes of DSA-Sec Applications

  • Applicants will know the outcome of their applications via letters/email.
  • Selected students will receive offers from the schools directly in mid September 2022.

3) Submission of School Preference

  • Information will be provided at a later date but it is tentatively in late October.

-    You can submit your child’s preferences:
  • Through the DSA-Sec Portal.
  • In person at your child’s primary school.
-    Applicants who have received at least one DSA-Sec offer may indicate up to three school preferences.
-    Details will be provided to successful applicants.

4) Release of Results

  • Information will be provided at a later date but it is tentatively in late November.
  • Applicants studying in mainstream schools will receive their DSA-Sec results together with their PSLE results through their primary schools.
  • If your child is currently not studying in a MOE school, you will be informed via email.


After reading through the FAQ page here, you may contact the following staff if you still have questions:

- Mr. Shahrin (DSA Coordinator)
   at shahrin_mohamed_ariffin@moe.edu.sg (for Selection Trials & Interviews) 

- Mr. Francis Ng (HOD PE & CCA) 
   at ng_hun_boon@moe.edu.sg (for General & PA-related DSA enquires) 

- Mr. Jason Lum (Lead Teacher/PE) 
   at lum_tuck_choi_jason@moe.edu.sg (for Sports-related DSA enquires)