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2018 Direct School Admission Exercise (DSA-Sec)

for admission to St. Margaret’s Secondary School in 2019

St. Margaret’s Secondary School (SMSS) invites girls currently studying in Primary 6 to apply for admission to SMSS in 2019 via the Direct School Admission Exercise (DSA-Sec).

We welcome girls with exceptional talents to join and contribute to the dynamic and vibrant community at SMSS.

Read about MOE 2018 DSA-Sec Exercise and the Frequently-Asked Questions

You are eligible to apply if you have special talents or abilities in the following fields:



Shortlisting Criteria *


Choir, Dance (Chinese, Indian, Malay, Modern), English Drama,  String Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Visual Arts

• Individual talent

• Academic performance


Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Floorball, Netball, Tennis 

• Individual talent

• Academic performance

* Evidence of individual talent in the form of past participation or achievements in the talent area must accompany the application.

You may wish to view a listing of our CCAs offered here. The achievements of our students in the various CCAs are found here.

Choosing of DSA Schools

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.