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Direct School Admission (DSA) 2021

Introduction


Nan Hua High School is an Autonomous Special Assistance Plan (SAP) school. Our vision is to be a school of excellence that nurtures world-ready Bicultural Scholars who embrace tradition and are champions of society. Our mission is to nurture confident, creative and cultured students with a passion for learning.

Overview

In the 2021 Direct School Admission (DSA) Exercise, Nan Hua High School will be admitting students who possess special talents in one of the following:

Category 1: CCA Talent

  • Performing Arts
    • Chinese Orchestra
    • Choir
    • Chinese Dance
    • Modern Dance
    • Guzheng Ensemble
    • Concert Band
    • English Drama
    • Chinese Drama  
  • Visual Arts - Chinese Calligraphy
  • Sports
    • Badminton
    • Basketball (Boys only)
    • Netball (Girls only)
    • Soft (Girls only)
    • Table-Tennis
    • Track & Field - Long Distance Running only
Category 2: Leadership

  • Leadership
  • Boys’ Brigade (Boys only)
  • Girl Guides (Girls only)
  • National Cadet Corps
  • National Police Cadet Corps
  • St John Brigade

  • Selection Criteria

     
    By Category 1: CCA Talent

    A. Chinese Orchestra & Concert Band

    1.    Ability to play a musical instrument in the above CCA OR possess at least ABRSM Grade 6, or equivalent, for any instrument (Eg: Piano, Violin etc)
    2.    Attained at least Band 2 (70%) in at least 3 subjects in the Primary 6 Mid-Year School Examination (or equivalent) AND offer Chinese Language. Higher Chinese is preferred.
    3.    To be selected through an online selection test IF shortlisted.
    4.    Optional: Applicants are encouraged to submit video footages (not exceeding 3 minutes in total) of their playing of their instrument to showcase their ability. Footage can be either past footages, or newly taken ones. Send via email to dsa@nhhs.edu.sg. This is not compulsory for applicants, as there will still be the selection test done online. 

    B. All Other Performing Arts & Visual Arts Groups

    1.     Strengths and outstanding achievements in the relevant CCA in primary school    2.    Attained at least Band 2 (70%) in at least 3 subjects in the Primary 6 Mid-Year School Examination (or equivalent) AND offer Chinese Language. Higher Chinese is preferred.
    3.    To be selected through an online selection test IF shortlisted.
    4.    Optional: Applicants are encouraged to submit video footages (not exceeding 3 minutes in total) of their playing of their instrument to showcase their ability. Footage can be either past footages, or newly taken ones. Send via email to dsa@nhhs.edu.sg. This is not compulsory for applicants, as there will still be the selection test done online. 

    C. Sports CCAs


    1.     Strengths and outstanding achievements in the relevant CCA in primary school.
    2.    Attained at least Band 2 (70%) in at least 3 subjects in the Primary 6 Mid-Year School Examination (or equivalent) AND offer Chinese Language. Higher Chinese is preferred.
    3.    To be selected through an online selection test IF shortlisted.
    4.    Optional: Applicants are encouraged to submit video footages (not exceeding 3 minutes in total) of their playing of their instrument to showcase their ability. Footage can be either past footages, or newly taken ones. Send via email to dsa@nhhs.edu.sg. This is not compulsory for applicants, as there will still be the selection test done online. 

    By Category 2: Leadership

    1.    Demonstrate exemplary character and leadership qualities.
    2.    (For Uniformed Groups) Hold key leadership positions (e.g. Chairperson, Patrol Leader, Squad Commander) in any Uniformed Group at primary school.

    3.    (For Leadership) Hold key school-wide leadership positions in Prefectorial Board/Student Council (e.g. Head or Deputy Head Prefect or its equivalent) and/or significant student organisations in primary school.
    4.    Demonstrate strong and consistent academic results (attained at least 75% for all subjects including Higher Chinese for P6 Mid-Year Examination Results).
    5.    Be selected through an online interview IF shortlisted.

    Application Process


    Please refer to the MOE Website DSA page for further details on the application process for 2021. Webpage link: https://beta.moe.gov.sg/dsa/