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1 Welcome To Yew Tee Primary School Primary 6 Parents Briefing 2 October 2013

2 Integrity, the Foundation. People, our Focus. Learning, our Passion. Excellence, our Pursuit Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Briefing on 2013 DSA-Sec Exercise School Preference Stage & Secondary One Posting Exercise 2 October 2013 Pupil Placement Section School Placement & Scholarships Branch School Planning & Placement Division

3 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Programme / Agenda  2013 DSA-Sec Exercise (Exercise School Preference Stage)  2013 S1 Posting Exercise  School Information Service Website 2013 DSA-Sec & S1 Posting Exercise

4 Integrity, the Foundation. People, our Focus. Learning, our Passion. Excellence, our Pursuit Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore DSA-Sec Exercise Exercise School Preference Stage

5 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. 21 Oct 21 – 25 Oct Issuing of School Preference Forms by Primary Schools Stage 2 Exercise School Preference (submission via DSA-Sec Internet System) 01 July Stage 1 Selection + issuance of letters to all applicants 30 Aug Sep Pre-Stage 2 Data entry for Applicants status (Confirmed/ Waiting + Ranking/ Rejected Lists) By Pri SchoolsBy PPSBy Sec Schools 2013 DSA-Sec Exercise Tentative Timeline For 2013 DSA-Sec Exercise (Tentative Dates) Stage 3 DSA Results Release 23 Dec Reporting at Sec Schools Between 22 and 25 Nov

6 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Pupils may indicate up to 3 school preferences Pupils given Confirmed Offer are guaranteed a place in the school, provided –they submit preference for the school, and –their PSLE results meet eligibility criteria for courses offered by the school [i.e. Express or N(A) or (NT)] 2013 DSA-Sec Exercise Exercise School Preference Stage

7 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Pupils are required to submit their school preferences from 21 Oct 2013, 9am to 25 Oct 2012, 3 pm via the DSA-Sec Internet System themselves or seek the primary schools’ assistance. Pupils who did not submit their school preferences by 25 Oct 2012, 3 pm will be deemed to have withdrawn from DSA-Sec Exercise. They will be able to participate in the S1 Posting Exercise to opt for their choice of schools DSA-Sec Exercise Exercise School Preference Stage

8 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. DSA School Preference Form Exercise School Preference Stage 2013 DSA-Sec Exercise FOR SAMPLE ONLY

9 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.

10  Mode 1 - Submission through Internet by Parents  Parents are advised to a)Complete hardcopy School Preference Form b)Access DSA-Sec website and click on DSA-Sec IS link. c)Logon using pupil’s BC/FIN and DSA-Sec PIN (as printed on School Preference Form) d)Input school preferences e)Print out Verification Slip as proof of successful submission  System available 24hrs from 21 Oct 2013, 9 am to 25 Oct 2013, 3 pm (Singapore Time)  Refer to DSA-Sec-IS step-by-step guide which is available online in the DSA-Sec website  Primary schools to provide PCs (with Internet access) and printers for parents to use during Exercise School Preference Stage 2013 DSA-Sec Exercise Exercise School Preference Stage

11 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. DSA-Sec Verification Slip (VS) Exercise School Preference Stage > Submission of School Preference Form 2012 DSA-Sec Exercise FOR SAMPLE ONLY

12 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.

13  Mode 2 - Submission through Primary School  School staff to collect completed DSA School Preference Form from parents  School staff access DSA-Sec IS using School User account to capture the school preferences  For parents’ verification – print 2 copies of VS to be printed and signed by parent. Schools to retain 1 copy for audit purposes  Availability: 21 Oct to 25 Oct 2013, 9 am to 3 pm daily (Singapore Time)  Proxy Form – proxy must be at least 21 years old a) Photocopy of parents’ NRIC (both sides) b) Photocopy of BC of the pupil c) Photocopy of the proxy’s NRIC (both sides) 2013 DSA-Sec Exercise Exercise School Preference Stage

14 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. DSA Verification Slip (VS) Exercise School Preference Stage > Submission of School Preference Form 2013 DSA-Sec Exercise FOR SAMPLE ONLY

15 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Amendments to School Preference or Withdrawal  Parents are allowed a one-time amendment to School Preferences via the DSA-Sec IS  Parents who wish to make further amendments are to approach child’s primary school for assistance.  Schools to assist using School User Account and print VS for parents to sign. Schools to keep copy for 1 year for audit purposes  Amendments or withdrawal not allowed after closure of Exercise School Preference Stage (i.e. 25 Oct 2013, 3 pm, Singapore Time). Schools will not entertain late requests DSA-Sec Exercise Exercise School Preference Stage

16 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Parents are reminded that pupils who do not submit any School Preferences by 25 Oct 2013, 3 pm are –deemed to have withdrawn from DSA-Sec Exercise –to participate in the S1 Posting Exercise 2013 DSA-Sec Exercise Important Pointers

17 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. DSA allocation results release through Primary Schools together with the release of PSLE results Successful DSA-Sec pupils are not allowed I. to opt for schools in S1 Posting Exercise, but may indicate course option and/or Third Language option, if applicable. II.to transfer schools after the release of the PSLE results as they are expected to honour their commitment to the DSA school for the duration of the programme that they are committed into. Unsuccessful DSA pupils will receive S1 Option Form, informing them of unsuccessful DSA allocation, and pupils are to participate in S1 Posting Exercise 2013 DSA-Sec Exercise Results Release Stage (Between 22 Nov and 25 Nov Tentative)

18 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Overview of System Access DSA-Sec Internet System (DSA-Sec IS)

19 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. DSA-Sec Internet System System Logon Using DSA-Sec PIN Key in pupil’s BC/FIN Key in DSA-Sec PIN found on preference form

20 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. DSA-Sec Internet System Candidate Information For enquiries or clarifications, please or call MOE’s Customer Service

21 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. DSA-Sec Internet System STEP 1 : Select DSA Secondary Schools Preference Capturing (Candidate) For enquiries or clarifications, please or call MOE’s Customer Service Section A - Enter contact details of the parents/guardians Section B - Display the DSA Schools’ offer pupil is eligible for Section C - Key in the pupil’s school preferences

22 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. DSA-Sec Internet System STEP 2 : Verify Information Preference Capturing (Candidate) For enquiries or clarifications, please or call MOE’s Customer Service The Verify Information page display information entered in step 1.

23 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. DSA-Sec Internet System STEP 3 : View/Print Verification Slip  School will print 2 copies of the Verification Slips (VS) to be endorsed by parent/guardian and school staff with the school stamp  1 copy to be given to parent/ guardian  1 copy to be retained by school Preference Capturing (Candidate) For enquiries or clarifications, please or call MOE’s Customer Service

24 Integrity, the Foundation. People, our Focus. Learning, our Passion. Excellence, our Pursuit Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore Secondary One (S1) Posting Exercise

25 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore S1 Posting Exercise  Timeline  S1 Option Phase  Combined Option Form and Eligibility Letter  Submission of S1 Option Form  Dual Track Schools  Programmes and Eligibilities  School Posting Phase - Posting Method  Posting Results Release Phase  Points to Note 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

26 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. 20 Dec 23 Dec Posting Results Release Reporting at Sec Sch NOV DEC OCT Tentative Timeline For 2013 S1 Posting Exercise 2013 S1 Posting Exercise S1 Option Phase PSLE Results Release Between 22 and 25 Nov 7 calendar days starting from release of PSLE results via S1-IS or 5 working days starting from the release of PSLE results via Primary Schools Secondary School Education Booklet S1 Posting Info Booklet By Mid Oct

27 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. S1 Option Phase S/NoType of PSLE PupilsAllowed to opt for Sec Schs? Allowed to opt for Third Languages and/or Course Options? 1Did not participate in DSA- Sec Exercise YesYes (if eligible) 2Unsuccessful in DSA-Sec Exercise YesYes (if eligible) 3Successful in DSA-Sec Exercise with eligibility NoYes (if eligible)  PSLE pupils promoted to Secondary One are eligible to participate in S1 Option Phase, as follows: 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

28 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. A4 sized Combined S1 Form & Eligibility Letter S1 Option Phase > Combined Option Form & Eligibility Letter 2013 S1 Posting Exercise Front Back

29 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. S1 Option Form: S1 Option Phase > Combined Option Form & Eligibility Letter  Did not participate in DSA-Sec (Sample shown for pupil with Third Language eligibility)  Allowed to participate in S1 Option Phase 2013 S1 Posting Exercise FOR SAMPLE ONLY

30 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Unsuccessful DSA-Sec candidates (Sample shown for pupil with Option Band and Third Language eligibilities)  Allowed to participate in S1 Option Phase S1 Option Form: S1 Option Phase > Combined Option Form & Eligibility Letter 2013 S1 Posting Exercise FOR SAMPLE ONLY

31 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Successful DSA-Sec candidates (Sample shown for pupil with Third Language eligibility)  To opt for specified eligibilities in S1 Option Phase but not allowed to make any school selection S1 Option Form: S1 Option Phase > Combined Option Form & Eligibility Letter 2013 S1 Posting Exercise FOR SAMPLE ONLY

32 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Lists all programmes, scholarships and/or awards pupil is eligible for Eligibility Letter: S1 Option Phase > Combined Option Form & Eligibility Letter 2013 S1 Posting Exercise FOR SAMPLE ONLY

33 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Successful DSA-Sec candidates with no eligibility will get a letter  Will not participate in S1 Option Phase DSA Letter: S1 Option Phase > Combined Option Form & Eligibility Letter 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

34 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. S1 Option Phase > Submission of S1 Option Form  Mode 1 - Submission through Internet by Parents  Parents are advised to: a)Complete hardcopy S1 Option Form b)Access S1-IS link via S1 website c)Logon using pupil’s BC/FIN and S1 PIN (as printed on S1 Option Form) d)Input school choices and/or eligibility options e)Print out Verification Slip as proof of successful submission  System is available 24hrs starting from 12 noon on the first day until 3pm on last day of S1 Option Phase (Singapore Time)  Refer to S1-IS step-by-step guide in S1 Posting Info Booklet  Primary schools to provide PCs (with Internet access) and printers for parents to use during S1 Option Phase 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

35 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Submission by parent via S1-IS  Print VS as confirmation and record of successful submission S1 Verification Slip (VS): S1 Option Phase > Submission of S1 Option Form 2013 S1 Posting Exercise FOR SAMPLE ONLY

36 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Mode 2 - Submission through Primary School  School staff to collect completed S1 Option Forms from parents  School staff access S1-IS using School User account  For parents’ verification – print 2 copies of VS to be printed and signed by parent. Schools to retain 1 copy for audit purposes  Availability: First day: 12 noon – 3pm Last Day: 9 am – 3pm Day after submission closes: 9am – 12pm (for new submission of S1 school choices only at Primary Schools)  Proxy Form – proxy must be at least 21 years old a) Photocopy of parents’ NRIC (both sides) b) Photocopy of BC of the pupil c) Photocopy of the proxy’s NRIC (both sides) S1 Option Phase > Submission of S1 Option Form 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

37 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Amendments to Choices:  Schools to note that parents are allowed a one-time amendment to submitted S1 options via S1-IS  Parents who wish to make further amendments are to approach child’s primary school for assistance. Parents to endorse original VS with name, signature, date and contact number  Schools to assist using School User account and print VS for parents to sign. Schools to keep copy for 1 year for audit purposes  Amendments not allowed after end of S1 Option Phase S1 Option Phase > Submission of S1 Option Form 2012 S1 Posting Exercise

38 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Submission through schools  VS printed for schools and parents to sign on. S1 Verification Slip (VS): S1 Option Phase Submission of S1 Option Form 2013 S1 Posting Exercise FOR SAMPLE ONLY

39 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Two Option Codes: ‘O’ Level Programme and Integrated Programme (IP)  Pupils must choose option codes of both programmes if he/she is interested in both (eg (‘O’ Level) and 9151 (IP))  Pupils who choose the IP of the school as first choice will NOT be automatically be posted to ‘O’ Level Programme unless he/she chooses the ‘O’ Level Programme as a second choice and meets the COP.  Similarly, if a pupil chooses ‘O’ Level Programme as a first choice and is successfully posted, he/she will not be considered for the IP even if he/she meets the IP COP. S1 Option Phase Dual Track Schools

40 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Programmes  Higher Mother Tongue Language (HMT)  Third Language Programmes  Art / Music Elective Programmes (AEP / MEP)  Elective Programme in Malay Language for Secondary Schools (EMAS)  Regional Studies Programme (RSP)  Gifted Education School-based Programme  Eligibilities  Edusave Entrance Scholarships for Independent Schools (EESIS)  Special Assistance Plan (SAP) Schools  Course Option S1 Option Phase Programmes and Eligibilities 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

41 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. (a) Higher Mother Tongue (HMT) Languages - Higher Chinese/ Higher Malay/ Higher Tamil  Offer a Mother Tongue Language at PSLE and  Top 10% cohort or Top % cohort who meet the language criteria, – MT : A* or – HMT : at least a Merit  Eligible pupils will receive Eligibility Letter S1 Option Phase Programmes and Eligibilities 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

42 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. CategoryLanguageCitizenshipCourseMTL Pre-requisite 1 Malay (Special Programme) No restriction on citizenship Express, Normal (Academic) Must not have offered Malay / Higher Malay at PSLE Chinese (Special Programme) Must not have offered Chinese / Higher Chinese at PSLE 2 ArabicPupil or parent must be SC / SPR Nil Bahasa IndonesiaMust not have offered Malay / Higher Malay at PSLE 3 French / GermanTop 10%Nil JapaneseMust have offered Chinese / Higher Chinese at PSLE S1 Option Phase Programmes and Eligibilities 2013 S1 Posting Exercise (b) Third Language Programmes

43 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. (c) Art/ Music Elective Programme (AEP / MEP)  Applicable to Express course pupils  Interested eligible pupils advised to select schools offering the programme among their secondary school choices  Upon successful admission to the secondary school offering the programme subsequently, pupils to apply for it directly at the school S1 Option Phase Programmes and Eligibilities 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

44 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. (d) Other Programmes Language ProgrammeObjective Elective Programme in Malay Language for Sec Schools (EMAS) Deepen pupil’s understanding and appreciation of Malay Language and culture Regional Studies Programme (RSP)Learn about Southeast Asian culture and contemporary society S1 Option Phase Programmes and Eligibilities 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

45 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. (e) Gifted Education Programme  At secondary level, provisions made for Gifted Education Programme (GEP) pupils in schools offering Integrated Programme (IP) and GCE ‘O’ Level Programme.  P6 GEP pupils may opt to study in either programmes.  Refer to Gifted Education Programme (GEP) website : S1 Option Phase > Programmes and Eligibilities 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

46 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Edusave Entrance Scholarships for Independent Schools (EESIS) (a) Meet Academic Requirements  Singapore Citizens (SC) who have met the academic requirements based on their PSLE results and admitted to Independent Schools will be eligible for EESIS  Eligible pupils to receive Eligibility Letter  Interested eligible pupils advised to select Independent Schools among their secondary school choices (b) GEP Students  SC who were in GEP at Primary 6, meet the GEP promotion criteria and admitted into Integrated Programme at Independent Schools will be eligible for EESIS  Eligible pupils to receive Eligibility Letter  Interested eligible pupils advised to select Independent Schools with Integrated Programme among their secondary school choices S1 Option Phase Programmes and Eligibilities 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

47 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Special Assistance Plan (SAP) Schools  Bonus points for admission to SAP schools only  Interested eligible pupils advised to select SAP schools among their secondary school choices  Eligible pupils to receive Eligibility Letter Higher Chinese GradeBonus Point Distinction3 Merit2 Pass1 S1 Option Phase > Programmes and Eligibilities 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

48 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Course Option (for borderline cases)  E/NA Option Band  NA/NT Option Band Pupils in option bands must exercise course preference in S1-IS S1 Option Phase > Programmes and Eligibilities 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

49 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Overview of System Access S1 Internet System (S1-IS)

50 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. S1 Internet System System Logon Using S1 PIN Key in pupil’s BC/FINKey in S1 PIN found on option form

51 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. S1 Internet System Candidate Information For enquiries or clarifications, please or call MOE’s Customer Service

52 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. S1 Internet System Option Capturing (Candidate) STEP 1: Select Secondary Schools/ Eligibility(ies) For enquiries or clarifications, please or call MOE’s Customer Service Section A - Enter contact details of the parent/guardian Section B - Key in the pupil’s options

53 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. S1 Internet System STEP 2 : Verify Information Option Capturing (Candidate) The Verify Information page display information entered in step 1.

54 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. S1 Internet System STEP 3 : View/Print Verification Slip  Please print 2 copies of the Verification Slips (VS)  Both copies to be endorsed by parent/guardian and school staff with the school stamp  1 copy to be given to parent/ guardian  1 copy to be retained by school Option Capturing (Candidate) For enquiries or clarifications, please or call MOE’s Customer Service

55 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Rank all PSLE students by their PSLE Scores and below By Merit :

56 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. FULL By Choice 285 1st2nd3rd4th5th 6th FULL S1 Posting Method

57 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. School Posting Phase - After 6 choices… Manually Posted by PPS Postal Sector Postal District 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

58 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  20 Dec 2013 (Tentative)  Modes for parents to check posting results:  Short Messaging System (SMS) - Parents will receive posting results via SMS if they provide a valid local mobile number when submitting their child’s secondary school options through the S1-IS during S1 Option Phase  Online (with Internet Access) - Access S1-IS via S1 website for posting results -Pupils’ BC/FIN and PSLE Index Number -Primary schools to provide PCs (with Internet access) and printers for parents to use during Posting Results Release Phase 2013 S1 Posting Exercise Posting Results Release Phase

59 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Modes for checking of posting results (continued):  Primary Schools - Access S1-IS via S1 website for posting result -Pupils’ BC/FIN and PSLE Index Number -Schools to use pupils’ own BC/FIN and PSLE Index Number when assisting parents (School User accounts not to be used) 2013 S1 Posting Exercise Posting Results Release Phase

60 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Points to Note  Specialised Schools for Normal (Technical) Students (SSNT)  Crest Secondary School and the new Spectra Secondary  Eligible pupils to receive a letter of invite and application form  Interested pupils to apply directly to the school (from 22 to 26 Nov 2013)  Even after applying to SSNT, the pupil is required to opt for a secondary school in case the application is unsuccessful.  Successful SSNT applicants will be informed by SSNT and will not be posted in the S1 Posting Exercise.  The results for CSS posting will be released to the primary schools from 13 Dec S1 Posting Exercise

61 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Points to Note  NUS High School, School of the Arts, School of Science &Technology  Do not participate in S1 Posting Exercise  Admission to Singapore Sports School (SSP)  Apply directly to SSP, not through S1 Posting Exercise  If the pupil accepts the offer from SSP, they should not exercise their school preference during the DSA Exercise School Preference Stage  If they exercise their school preference during the DSA Exercise Preference Stage, their earlier SSP offer will be void  Pupil should continue to take part in the S1 Posting Exercise  Successful SSP pupils are not allowed to transfer to another school as they are expected to honour their commitment to SSP  If there are extenuating circumstances that pupils cannot continue in SSP, they can only be transferred to their posted secondary school provided to them under S1 Posting Exercise 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

62 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. Points to Note  Admission for Twin Siblings  No priority to place siblings in the same secondary school  If parents want the siblings to be placed in the same secondary school, they can choose the same 1 st choice school for the siblings where the academically weaker child is more likely to be posted to 2013 S1 Posting Exercise

63 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Affiliation – Pupils to select affiliated school as 1st choice to enjoy affiliation priority  (new) Affiliation for dual-track schools – affiliation will be considered only for the ‘O’ Level programme if pupil chooses both programmes of the same school in the 1 st or 1 st and 2 nd choice. No affiliation priority for Integrated Programme The End S1 Posting Exercise Points to Note

64 Copyright © Ministry of Education, Singapore. School Information Service (SIS)

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