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Applied Learning Programme

Chemical and Applied Sciences (Fragrance)

Bartley Secondary School Applied Learning Programme in Chemical and Applied Sciences (Fragrance) aims to develop the passion for the learning of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in our pupils and to imbue in them the skills in these areas. The details of the programme can be found here.

Admission Selection Criteria
  • Pupils must possess diligence and positive attitude in academic work.
  • Pupils who have keen interest in Science and/or Mathematics.
  • Considerations will be taken on a pupil's relevant accomplishments and representation in any other STEM-related activity.

Application Procedure

Interested applicant can apply through the MOE centralised DSA-Sec Portal, https://www.moe.gov.sg/admissions/direct-admissions/dsa-sec which requires one parent’s SingPass to log in
approach the primary school for assistance if parent/guardian is unable to apply online.
Application is free-of-charge and will be open from 12th May 2020, 9 am to 5th June 2020, 3 pm.

Selection Process
In view of the COVID-19 situation, to ensure the safety of the DSA applicants, the school will conduct selection using electronic mode and applicants need not visit our school in person.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to participate in a selection interview e-interview between 1st July 2020 and 28th August 2020. The school will notify the shortlisted applicants on the details of the selection e-interviews.

All applicants will be informed of the outcome (Confirmed Offer, Wait List or Unsuccessful) via letters and/or phone calls by 7th September 2020.

Should you have any query, please contact:
Mr Fu Chee Sheng, HOD(Science) at 62889013 ext 213 / fu_chee_sheng@schools.gov.sg

Successful applicant’s primary school will follow up with the next stage of DSA exercise. Admission will only be confirmed when the PSLE results are released at the end of November 2020. It is compulsory for students who are accepted into the school through DSA (ALP) to join the CurioSTÉ Club.

Important Dates to Note



DSA Application period

12th May 2020, 9 am to 5th June 2020, 3 pm

Selection interview for shortlisted applicant.

1st July 2020 to 28th August 2020

Notification of the outcome of application.

By 7th September 2020

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

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 1-4.