All applicants are evaluated based on the following evaluation criteria:
i. Academic And Cognitive Ability
Applicants are assessed on both their academic and cognitive abilities through track records of their academic results, development and other activities as well as the outcomes of the prescribed tests.
ii. Aptitude For Applied Learning
SST aims to engage her students through the head, the heart and the hands. Shortlisted candidates will have to participate in a selection activity and be assessed in terms of their ability to work in teams to solve a problem.
iii. Interests And Motivation
Candidates’ dispositions and motivation level will be gauged through: CCA involvement, student portfolio, teacher’s recommendation, personal statement or face-to-face/video interviews. Students who have done well in competitions such as Tan Kah Kee Young Inventors’ Award, Singapore Youth Science Festival Science Fair, National Junior Robotics Competition and Sony Creative Science Award, etc. will be considered favourably.
**For admission into Year 3, applicants will have to include a statement on their personal qualities and leadership. SST will place particular emphasis on personal leadership, academic strength and consistent performance. The selection process aims to identify strong candidates who would be most suited for the dynamic and fast-paced learning environment in SST.