SOTA: School of the Arts Singapore

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The Supplementary Intake Exercise (SIE) is subject to vacancies available on the day of release of PSLE results. The application is open only to current P6 students who have taken the PSLE and who have not been admitted to a school through the DSA-Sec Exercise. Application is not open to applicants who have attended and/or applied to the Talent Academy.

Applicants who are interested to apply to SOTA via the SIE should also concurrently take part in the MOE Secondary one (S1) Posting Exercise for the posting of Secondary School and Third Language (if applicable). Successful SIE applicants who have accepted SOTA’s SIE offer will not be posted to another school under the S1 Posting Exercise. Applicants who have opted for Third Language in the S1 Posting Exercise will still be processed based on their Third Language choices.

Only shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a selection audition and interview.

Interested applicants are strongly advised to indicate their interest online and upload the required documents during the Indication of Interest period. This page will be updated with more information in November 2021.

Online Application for SIE will only open if there is vacancy available on the PSLE results release date.

Application for SIE will be via SOTA’s Talent Academy Portal.

How To Apply

Date For What To Do
Date TBC
All Applicants

Check Your Eligibility Criteria:
  • The SIE is only open to Primary 6 pupils studying in a local MOE mainstream school who took the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) in 2021 and is eligible to the Express stream
  • Pupils who have attended and/or applied to SOTA via the DSA-Sec exercise is not eligible to apply
  • Pupils who have been admitted to a school through the DSA-Sec exercise is not eligible to apply
Date TBC 6:00 pm (SGT)
All Applicants

  • Download the Art Portfolio Requirements & Checklist document
    • Link to the document will be published in November
  • Prepare the art portfolio and supporting documents
  • Submit the Indication of Interest via the SIE online form (You will be required to upload the art portfolio and supporting documents via this form)

Note: You may apply for ONE (1) art form only.
November 2021 [TBC]
All Applicants

  • Release of PSLE Results
  • Participate in S1 Posting (within 7 calendar days)
  • Check SOTA website for information on whether SIE will be conducted
  • Download the Art Portfolio Requirements & Checklist document
    • Link to the document will be published in November
  • Sign up for a TA Portal Account
  • Log in to the TA Portal Account, and
  • Submit online application for SIE1 and upload PSLE Results via TA Portal
November 2021, 10:00 am (SGT) [TBC]
All Applicants

  • Online Application for SIE via TA Portal closes at 10 am.
  • No further extension of the deadline will be provided.
November 2021 [TBC]
Shortlisted Applicants only

  • Audition and selection interview for shortlisted applicants only.
  • Applicants will be informed of their audition schedule2. Activities will include:
    • Individual auditions or portfolio presentations and interview
    • Panel interview
    • Online questionnaire
TBC
Shortlisted Applicants only

  • Outcome of SIE

Applicants will be informed of the selection outcome via phone and e-mail. Please note that the School will not release any information explaining why an application is unsuccessful.
24 hours upon receiving SIE offer
Confirmed Offers

  • Submission of Acceptance Form
  • The Acceptance Form is considered as void if there is no written response from the applicant by 12:00 PM (SGT) on the stipulated date.

IMPORTANT: By accepting SOTA’s offer, the student will not be posted to another secondary school via the S1 Posting, as their submitted S1 school choices will be void. For students with Third Language eligibility, their Third Language options continue to be valid and will be processed based on their choices. For unsuccessful applicants, they will be posted to a secondary school based on their submitted school choices under the S1 Posting.
Important points to note:
  1. SIE will open if there is vacancy available on the day of release of PSLE results.
  2. We regret that there will be no rescheduling of audition schedules.