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.

For more information about the SOTA curriculum and student life, you may re-visit our e-Open House.

Supplementary Intake Exercise [closed]

24 November to 26 November 2021

Online Application for SIE for Dance, Music and Theatre art forms opened on 24 November, 11:00 am and closed on 26 November, 11:00 am.

The SIE is now closed and results have been released to all applicants.

Indication of Interest [closed]

1 November to 22 November 2021

Applicants who are interested to apply to SOTA via the SIE are also to 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 informed and invited to attend a selection audition and interview.

Interested applicants are strongly advised to indicate their interest online via SOTA’s TA Portal and upload the required documents by 22 November 2021.

How To Apply

Date For What To Do
Now
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 for the Express Stream
  • Pupils who have attended and/or applied to SOTA via the DSA-Sec exercise are not eligible to apply
  • Pupils who have been admitted to a school through the DSA-Sec exercise are not eligible to apply
Now
All Applicants


Note:
  • Vacancies may apply to specific art forms only.
  • You may apply for ONE (1) art form only.
1 November
All Applicants

Opening of Indication of Interest for SIE
  • Sign up for a TA Portal Account
  • Log in to the TA Portal Account
  • Submit online application for Indication of Interest with your portfolio as well as supporting documents
22 November, 6:00 pm (SGT)
All Applicants

Closing of Indication of Interest for SIE
24 November, 11:00 am
All Applicants

  • Release of PSLE Results
  • Participate in S1 Posting (within 7 calendar days)

SIE Application is now open for the following available artforms only:
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Theatre
You may apply for ONE (1) art form only.

There are no available vacancies for Literary Arts and Visual Arts.

Download the Art Portfolio Requirements & Checklist

(A) Applicants who have submitted Indication of Interest and qualified for the Express Stream:
  • Submit PSLE result via this FORM

(B) Applicants who have NOT submitted Indication of Interest and qualified for the Express Stream:
  • Sign up for a TA Portal Account HERE
  • Log in to the TA Portal Account HERE, and
  • Submit online application for SIE1 and upload PSLE Results via TA Portal
26 November, 11:00 am
All Applicants

  • Online Application for SIE via TA Portal closes at 11 am.
  • No further extension of the deadline will be provided.
27 November
All Applicants

  • Release of the Shortlisting Outcome via the TA Portal. Log in to check.
29 November to 30 November
Shortlisted Applicants only

  • Audition and selection interview for shortlisted applicants only.
  • Applicants will be informed of their audition schedule2. Activities will include:
    • Individual audition or portfolio presentations
    • Panel interview
    • Online Questionnaire
Activities will be conducted online via Zoom.
30 November
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.
1 December
Confirmed Offers

  • Submission of Acceptance Form
  • The Acceptance Form is considered as void if there is no written response from the applicant by 9:00 AM (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 made void. For students with Third Language eligibility, their Third Language options continue to be valid and will be processed based on their choices. Unsuccessful applicants 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.