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SOTA conducts ONE (1) Admission Exercise a year through the Talent Academy (TA), which will take place between June to September this year due to the ongoing pandemic.
What is the Talent Academy (TA)?
The TA is SOTA’s Direct School Admissions (DSA) platform. TA activities will include the following:
For shortlisted candidates not studying in a local MOE mainstream school only.
- Individual auditions or portfolio presentations and interview
- Panel interview
- Online questionnaire
- Entrance tests
All shortlisted candidates must complete all TA activities within the stipulated time.
Parents and pupils are encouraged to choose schools wisely based on the pupil’s aptitudes and strengths, bearing in mind SOTA’s academic and non-academic requirements, and the programmes available to develop the area of talent.
- Application opens on 9 April 2021, 12:00 noon and closes on 18 May 2021, 5:00 pm, Singapore Time (SGT)
- All applicants must submit their application online via SOTA’s TA Portal. The link to the TA Portal will be published on this page on 9 April 2021, 12:00 noon (SGT).
Categories to apply to
Applicants may apply via the following categories:
DSA-Secondary and DSA-Secondary (Non-MOE) applicants who wish to apply to SOTA are not required to submit an application via MOE’s DSA-Sec Portal. This applies only to applications to SOTA.
|Category ||Level of Admission for Academic Year 2022 ||Who Can Apply ||For More Information |
|DSA-Secondary ||Year 1 |
(Secondary 1 Express)
|Primary 6 PSLE pupils ||Click here |
|DSA-Secondary (Non-MOE) ||Year 1 |
|Grade 6 pupils ||Click here |
|DSA-Junior Colleges ||Year 5 |
|Secondary 4 Express, and Secondary 5 Normal Academic GCE ‘O’ Level students ||Click here |
There are no available vacancies for Year 2 and 3 admission
Year 2 |
(Sec 2 Express/Grade 8)
(Sec 3 Express/Grade 9)
Not Applicable |
Grade 10 students
|Click here ||There are no available vacancies for Year 2 and 3 admission |