(Basketball, Volleyball & Table Tennis)


Presbyterian High School provides players in Basketball, Table Tennis and Volleyball opportunities for a broad-based education through the development of character and the inculcation of knowledge and acquisition of skills to lead a healthy lifestyle. The Sports Excellence Programme also aims to groom the players into socially responsible pupils capable of serving and meeting the needs of the school and the community. The school deploys a team of committed teachers and engages certified coaches to develop the players’ potential and talents towards sports excellence. The school provides platforms for the student-athletes to hone their skills and deepen their passion for the sports.

Our Basketball, Table Tennis and Volleyball teams have all participated actively in the National School Games. With enduring commitment of the teachers, student-athletes and coaches, the teams have managed to achieve top four placing in either the Zonal or National Inter-schools championships.


Students who are successfully admitted to the school via DSA are expected to honour their commitment to the school, and participate in the activities related to the talent they are selected for from year 1 to 4.


Students should preferably have represented their primary schools in sports and games.

Students should preferably be at least 1.6 metres in height (For Volleyball & Basketball only) and be medically fit for sports and athletic trainings/activities.

Students should possess a positive attitude and a strong sense of commitment, as described by their primary school teachers and/or coaches.



Parents and students are encouraged to choose schools wisely based on the student’s aptitude and strengths, bearing in mind the schools’ academic and non-academic requirements, and the programmes available to develop the area of talent.
Application for DSA-Sec must be submitted through the online DSA-Sec Portal. The application is free-of-charge and will be open from 5 May 2022, 11am to 1 Jun 2022, 3pm. For more details, please refer to MOE website – www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec
For information on closing date, please see Timeline.
If you have any queries, please call the General Office at 6454 3722.


Shortlisted candidates will be informed by 8 July to attend a trial and interview scheduled between 1 July and 31 August 2022 at Presbyterian High School.

Attendance is compulsory for shortlisted candidates.

All trials and interviews will be done in person.

General Ability Test (GAT) and Higher Ability Selection Test (HAST) will not be included in our selection process.
All applicants will be notified of results of application by email. Please see Timeline.
Please note that meeting all the criteria does not guarantee the student will be shortlisted/given an offer.
The selection criteria and process for the talent areas will be updated by early Jun. For more information on DSA-Sec, please refer to the MOE website at https://www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec
Students successfully allocated to their DSA-Sec schools will NOT be allowed to participate in the annual S1 Posting to opt for secondary schools , and are expected to honour the commitment to the allocated DSA-Sec school for the entire duration of the programme.
They will also NOT be allowed to transfer to another school after the release of the PSLE results.




5 May 2022

Application Opens (11am )

1 June 2022

Application Closes (By 3pm)

1 July – 31 August 2022

Selection Trial and/or Interview

By 12 September 2022

Notification of Applicant’s Results via email

Late November 2022

 DSA-Sec Results Release