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Direct School Admission

Under the Direct School Admission Exercise, students with exceptional talents listed below can be considered for direct entry to Xinmin Secondary School for the Secondary 1 cohort of 2020.

Short-listed applicants will be required to attend a trial, audition and interview with the Selection Panel. Short-listed applicants will be informed of the dates and times of the trial, audition and interview through a telephone call.

Parents and students are encouraged to choose schools wisely based on the students' aptitudes and strengths, bearing in mind the schools' academic and non-academic requirements, and the programmes available to develop the area of talent.

2019 Selection Criteria

Sports and Games

Volleyball(Boys and Girls)
  • Represented school in Zonal/National Volleyball Tournament OR
  • Member of any volleyball club (eg. School, Community Clubs, Academy) OR
  • Represented School/Club/Constituency in preferably ball and/or racket games.
(Documentary proof is required for all the above. Please submit a hardcopy upon confirmation of audition and/or interview.)


Badminton (Girls)
  • Represented School in Zonal / National Badminton Championship OR
  • Has at least 3 years of training and playing experiences with school and / or with club
  • Training with JSA will be a bonus
(Documentary proof is required for all the above. Please submit a hardcopy upon confirmation of audition and/or interview.)


Shooting (Boys and Girls)
  • Record of good performance in competitions at National and / or International level
(Documentary proof is required for all the above. Please submit a hardcopy upon confirmation of audition and/or interview.)


Performing Arts

Guzheng
  • Record of accomplished performance in competitions at National (example, Singapore Youth Festival, SYF) and / or International level
  • Record of involvement in concerts, productions and/or performances at local and/or international level.
(Documentary proof is required for all the above. Please submit a hardcopy upon confirmation of audition and/or interview.)


Chinese Dance
  • Record of accomplished performance in competitions at National (example, Singapore Youth Festival, SYF) and / or International level
  • Record of involvement in concerts, productions and/or performances at local and/or international level.
  • Experience in other forms of dance, eg ballet, modern, contemporary etc will be considered.
(Documentary proof is required for all the above. Please submit a hardcopy upon confirmation of audition and/or interview.)


Symphonic Band
  • Record of accomplished performance in competitions at National (example, Singapore Youth Festival, SYF) and / or International level
  • Record of involvement in concerts, productions and/or performances at local and/or international level.
(Documentary proof is required for all the above. Please submit a hardcopy upon confirmation of audition and/or interview.)


Xinmin Chorale
  • Record of accomplished performance in competitions at National (example, Singapore Youth Festival, SYF) and / or International level
  • Record of involvement in concerts, productions and/or performances at local and/or international level.
(Documentary proof is required for all the above. Please submit a hardcopy upon confirmation of audition and/or interview.)


Drama (English)
  • Record of accomplished performance in competitions at National (example, Singapore Youth Festival, SYF) and / or International level
  • Record of involvement in concerts, productions and/or performances at local and/or international level.
(Documentary proof is required for all the above. Please submit a hardcopy upon confirmation of audition and/or interview.)


Uniform Groups

Boys' Brigade
  • Students with at least a "Very Good"  conduct grade in P5 and P6.
  • Students should have held a leadership position for at least one semester in P5 and/or P6.
  • Students should be medically fit to participate in outdoor activities.
  • Students should have obtain at least a Bronze in the latest NAPFA test.
(Documentary proof is required for all the above. Please submit a hardcopy upon confirmation of audition and/or interview.)

Girls' Brigade
  • Students with at least a "Very Good"  conduct grade in P5 and P6.
  • Students should have held a leadership position for at least one semester in P5 and/or P6.
  • Students should be medically fit to participate in outdoor activities.
  • Students should have obtain at least a Bronze in the latest NAPFA test.
(Documentary proof is required for all the above. Please submit a hardcopy upon confirmation of audition and/or interview.)


St John's Brigade
  • Students with at least a "Very Good"  conduct grade in P5 and P6.
  • Students should have held a leadership position for at least one semester in P5 and/or P6.
  • Students should be medically fit to participate in outdoor activities.
  • Students should have obtain at least a Bronze in the latest NAPFA test.
(Documentary proof is required for all the above. Please submit a hardcopy upon confirmation of audition and/or interview.)