GEP and DSA 2012

Unlike entry to Primary Schools, admission into Secondary Schools is based on meritocracy. PSLE results are used as key admission criteria. Discuss everything related to PSLE and selection of Secondary Schools here.

Re: GEP and DSA 2012

Postby ManU123 » Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:46 pm

Victoria School and Cedar Girls' School Open Houses are on the same day and same time, but at different venues of course:
26 May (8 am to 1 pm)

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Re: GEP and DSA 2012

Postby ManU123 » Mon May 14, 2012 10:27 pm

Direct School Admission to 2013 Secondary 1
1. At Victoria School, we nurture outstanding students into Gentlemen, Professionals and Sportsmen who make tangible contributions to their family, work, community and nation. As a dual track school, students can choose between our 4-year 'O' level Programme or the 6-year Victoria-Cedar Alliance Integrated Programme (VCA IP) jointly offered with Cedar Girls' Secondary School (CGSS) and our affiliated college, Victoria Junior College (VJC). Students in the VCA IP will spend four years in VS and two years in VJC leading to the 'A' Level Examination.

2. VS invites talented Primary 6 boys to apply through the categories of DSA(Sports/O-Level), DSA (Integrated Programme) and/or DSA(Integrated Programme/Sports).




Categories
Details
Criteria

VCA IP
DSA(Integrated Programme)
DSA (Integrated Programme) is for students who are interested in the Integrated Programme and with special talents and achievements in academic areas such as English, Mathematics and/or Science.
Applicants should have excellent academic results and achievements (e.g. international and/or national competitions), leadership skills and are active in CCAs.

Applicants, except those currently in the Gifted Education Programme, are required sit for the General Ability Test (GAT)b.

Shortlisted applicants are required to attend an interview in July/August 2012.

DSA(Sports/Integrated Programme)
DSA (Sports/Integrated Programme) caters to students with talents and aptitude in selected areas of sportsa and are also suitable for the integrated programme.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to sports selection trials in Term 3 Week 1 – 2 (i.e. 25 June – 7 July 2012).

Applicants, except those currently in the Gifted Education Programme, are required to sit for the General Ability Test (GAT)b.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend a short interview in July/August 2012.

O-Level
DSA(Sports/O-Level)
DSA (Sports/O-Level) caters to students with talents and aptitude in selected areas of sportsa and are interested in the 4-year O-Level programme.
Students with good academic results as well as talents and achievements in the sports listed will be considered. Examples of sporting achievements include having represented school at zonal, national and/or international level competitions

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to sports selection trials in Term 3 Week 1 – 2 (i.e. 25 June – 7 July 2012).

Shortlisted applicants are required to attend an interview in July/August 2012.




a) The following sports will be considered :

Track and Field
Cross-country
Sailing
Cricket

Tennis
Table tennis
Volleyball
Football

Floorball
Hockey
Badminton
Wushu




b) The General Ability Test (GAT) will be administered by Principals Academy Inc (PAI). Applicants should register with and pay directly to PAI at www.gat.sg. Registration is to be made at least 2 weeks before the preferred test date. Applicants who are currently in the Gifted Education Programme are exempted from the test. Please go to www.gat.sg for more details on the GAT (e.g. fees, dates and venues).



Application Process
1. DSA application for 2013 Secondary 1 is to be done strictly via this online form (link to dsa form). Application closes on 1 July 2012 and applications results will be released by 31 August.

2. Applicants applying for the 6-year VCA IP, and who are currently not in the Gifted Education Programme, are to register with the Principals Academy (PAI) for the GAT date on 9, 16, 23, 30 June or 1 July 2012. Registration can be done through the website (www.gat.sg) at least 2 weeks before the test date. A fee of $50 is to be paid to PAI for the test. PAI will notify applicants of the specific time of the test after registration.

3. Sports trials will be conducted for shortlisted applicants for DSA (Sports) during the month of July 2012. Shortlisted DSA (Sports/O Level) and DSA (Sports/Integrated Programme) applicants will be notified of the dates for sports trial in due course.

4. Interviews will be conducted for all shortlisted DSA applicants in July/August 2012. The following supporting documents are to be submitted when the shortlisted applicants come to the school for sports trials and/or interviews :

a) Certified true copies of Primary 4 and 5 overall and Primary 6 mid-year results
b) Certified true copies of certificates of CCA participation and leadership roles in school
c) Certificates of achievements in academic areas (e.g. University of New South Wales competitions, Olympiad)
d) Certificates of achievements in CCA areas.

5. Applicants will be notified of the outcomes by 31 August 2012. Successful DSA applicants will be admitted if they accept the DSA offer and qualify for the Express course after the release of the PSLE results.

6. Applicants who are not successful in the DSA Exercise may still apply to VCA IP and/or Express tracks using their PSLE results under MOE's Secondary 1 Posting Exercise. There are different option codes for the 'O' level programme and IP. Students (and parents) should indicate if they are selecting the 'O' level programme (3014) or IP (9151). For example, a student may choose VS (IP) as a first choice and VS ('O' Level Programme) as a second choice. The PSLE cut-off scores for both tracks vary every year depending on the PSLE T-scores of the applicants in that year.



For clarifications
9. Please provide us with your email address via this link to receive regular updates on admission issues. You may also post your questions via the link. We will respond to your query within a week.


http://vs.moe.edu.sg/admissions.html

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Re: GEP and DSA 2012

Postby ManU123 » Mon May 14, 2012 10:40 pm

Admission to 2013 Year 3 Integrated Programme

1. Victoria School (VS) invites outstanding Secondary 2 students (who are currently not in VS) to apply for admission to Year 3 of the Victoria-Cedar Alliance Integrated Programme in 2013. Successful students will spend two years in VS and the final two years in Victoria Junior College (VJC), leading to the GCE 'A' level examination.

2. Applicants should have:

a) PSLE T-score of 250 and above (excluding bonus),
b) Excellent academic results in Secondary 1 and 2,
c) Excellent academic achievements (e.g. international/national competitions),
d) Excellent leadership skills, and
e) Active participation in CCAs

3. Applicants who do not meet the above criteria may be notified by the Admissions Committee to sit for the General Ability Test (GAT).

4. Shortlisted applicants are required to sit for the VCA IP Mathematics and English Admission Tests on Saturday, 21 July 2012
9am – 11am (tentative), and to attend an interview in August.



Application Process
5. Application is to be done strictly via this online form (link to Year 3 IP application). Application closes on 1 July 2012 and late application will not be considered.

6. Shortlisted applicants will be notified of the dates for the interview in due course. The following supporting documents are to be submitted when the shortlisted applicants come to the school for interviews :

a) Certified true copies of PSLE results,
b) Certified true copies of Secondary 1 (full year) and Secondary 2 (mid-year) results,
c) Certified true copies of certificates of CCA participation and leadership roles in school,
d) Certificates of achievements in academic areas (e.g. University of New South Wales competitions, Olympiad),
e) Certificates of achievements in CCA areas.

7. If required, applicants are to sit for the General Ability Test (GAT), which will be administered by Principals Academy Inc (PAI). Information on GAT will be provided to applicants who are required to sit for it.

8. Interviews will be conducted for shortlisted applicants in July/August 2012. Applicants will be notified of the outcomes by September 2012. Successful applicants will be admitted if they accept the offer.



For clarifications
9. Please provide us with your email address via this link to receive regular updates on admission issues. You may also post your questions via the link. We will respond to your query within a week.




http://vs.moe.edu.sg/admission_year3_ip.html

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