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Direct School Admission (Junior College)

Introduced in 2004, the DSA scheme seeks to promote holistic education and provide students with an opportunity to demonstrate a more diverse range of achievements and talent when seeking admission to a secondary school.

The River Valley High School Junior College programme 

River Valley High School’s (RVHS) 2-year JC programme is designed to develop leaders of distinction for Singapore. We aim to nurture in students bicultural acumen and moral integrity and to empower students to be thinkers, leaders and achievers with a global perspective. You may want to find out more about RVHS's school information.

DSA Talent Areas

We are looking for promising Secondary 4 students who demonstrate talent in the following areas: 

  • Badminton
  • Basketball (Boys)
  • Netball
  • Softball (Girls)
  • Floorball
  • Volleyball (Girls)
  • Table Tennis
  • Wushu
  • Chinese Debate
  • English Debate

Candidates will need to demonstrate a high level of proficiency in their respective talent area.

Note for all applicants: Achievements at the national/international level would be an advantage. Applicants will need to provide evidence of achievement/s when submitting the application.

Successful applicants will join RVHS in January in the year 2023. Students will be assessed on both their demonstrated and potential ability to ensure that they benefit from the rigorous curriculum offered at RVHS.

Important Information:
Applications for DSA are now closed. We will inform applicants of the date and time for talent trial and 
interview in due course. Thank You.

Talent Trial & Interview period: 1 July - 30 July 2022 Note that face-to-face selection process is adopted for shortlisted DSA-JC candidates for 2022. There will not be any option for hardcopy submission.


  • Contact the General Office at 6567-8115. (Monday to Friday - 8.00am to 5.00pm)
  • Email us at rvhs@moe.edu.sg . Please indicate "DSA Enquiries" in the subject field.