How will you shortlist students? [Academic Domains]
For the Academic Domains, there are three main areas we will consider when determining our shortlist: The student's overall P5/P6 performance in all ...
Mon, 8 May, 2023 at 10:19 AM
If students are accepted under English, Malay, Mathematics or Science is there any commitment for them to take up any talent development?
No. We believe in giving the young P6 student the opportunity to continue exploring his different talent areas when he joins us. While we may offer him a ...
Fri, 28 Apr, 2023 at 3:00 PM
Is there any selection test? [Academic Domain]
Yes, shortlisted Academic domain applicants will be invited down for a DSA Test (only for the talent area they applied/ shortlisted in). More informatio...
Fri, 28 Apr, 2023 at 3:00 PM
Is RIPMWC a factor for Math DSA?
If the Raffles Institution Primary Mathematics World Contest (RIPMWC) is available, we will consider it with the other factors listed in our shortlisting cr...
Mon, 8 May, 2023 at 10:32 AM
For a student applying to Academic Talent Areas, what is the minimum percentage / marks which the student should get in the subject?
First, do remember that we do look at three different areas when shortlisting students (
Fri, 14 May, 2021 at 11:34 AM
Do we need to submit a portfolio for Academic Domains?
No. Portfolios are not required to be submitted for Mathematics, Malay, Science and English.  
Mon, 22 May, 2023 at 8:39 AM
Should my son prepare/bring a portfolio for the interviews for the Academic Domain?
No, for the Academic Domain interviews, students should not bring any portfolios.
Wed, 28 Apr, 2021 at 12:05 PM
Is Debating a DSA Option under the English Talent Area?
No.  We do not offer DSA via Debating at this time.  Debating achievements will be taken into consideration but it is not the deciding factor.
Tue, 25 May, 2021 at 9:49 AM
How do I include certificates in my submission?
You do not need to include any certificates.   The MOE portal allows you to enter additional achievements which are not captured by the primary school. ...
Mon, 24 May, 2021 at 3:17 PM
Which DSA is more popular? English, Malay, Mathematics or Science?
This is dependent on the DSA applications every year.  Generally, there is a larger number of applicants in the Mathematics talent area.   However we ne...
Fri, 28 Apr, 2023 at 3:00 PM