Sport Domain


If you would like to apply for admission to RI through the Sports Domain of the DSA exercise, please note that:

  1. you should demonstrate an interest and talent in sports and games beyond the abilities of children in your age-group;
  2. you should have a record of accomplished performance in sports and games at a national and/or international level;
  3. successful applicants are required to join their chosen Sports CCA;
  4. you can only apply under one domain, and cannot switch domain or Sport.

2018 Application Schedule

Application period starts: 11 May 2018 (Fri) 12pm

Application period ends: 22 June 2018 (Fri) 12pm

Sports Trials: Applicants must attend the open trials at 8.30am in the RI Albert Hong Hall on either 23 or 30 June 2018.

Applicants who do not submit their application form by 22 June 2018 will not be allowed to participate in the trials.

  • Sailing – interviews will be conducted on both 23 and 30 June.
  • Waterpolo – trials will be conducted on 23 June only.
  • Swimming – interviews will be conducted on 30 June only.

Interview (only for shortlisted applicants): 02 to 20 July 2018

Announcement of DSA results: by 31 August 2018 (tentative)


List of Sports and their corresponding teachers in charge

BadmintonMr Lionel Longlionel.long
CricketMr Chong Zhebinzhebin.chong
Cross CountryMr Steven Limsteven.lim
HockeyMr Tan Weng Sengwengseng.tan
JudoMr Eric Koheric.koh
RugbyMr Lim Kit Siangkitsiang.lim
SailingMr Alvin Chongalvin.chong
ShootingMr Ng Kai
SoftballMrs Lim Jee Neejeenee.lim
Squash/td> Mr Eugene Leeeugene.lee
SwimmingMr Ong Chen
Table TennisMr Tan Chiew Sernchiewsern.tan
TennisMs Liew Li Pinlipin.liew
Track & FieldMr Vincent Quekvincent.quek
WaterpoloMr Ong Chen
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Please submit the following documents at the Administrative Centre (Level 2 counter) between 8.30am and 4pm from 11 May to 22 June:

  1. printout (hard copy) of your completed Online Application Form
  2. photocopies of these supporting documents (they will not be returned)
    1. Primary 4 and Primary 5 End of Year overall results
    2. Primary 6 Mid-Year overall results, which consists of CA1+ SA1
    3. CCA records, awards, scholarships and additional qualifications (only indicate the highest level achieved) for admission on the strength of special talents, if any
    4. results obtained in overseas schools, if you were not studying in a Singapore school in the past two years (2016 and 2017). Please enclose an English translation of these documents if necessary.
  3. $20 application fee by NETS or cheque (payable to 'Raffles Institution'). We will waive the fee for students under FAS (Financial Assistance Schemes); please enclose supporting documents.

Please check that your email address (as indicated in the Application Form) is valid. We will inform you of test and/or interview dates via email.

All applicants will be notified of the outcome by 31 August 2018 (tentative). Please note that we:

  • will not process late or incomplete applications;
  • will not release detailed results of the Half-Day Programme, Interviews, trials, and auditions;
  • reserve the right to not discuss the results or reasons for non-selection; and
  • will not provide information on application status or outcome over the phone.

Have more questions about applying to RI? We are here to help.

Simply drop us an email at [email protected].