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Sports Selection Criteria and Framework


    

Outram Secondary School

Direct School Admission (DSA) –

Sports for Life @ Outram

Outram Secondary School is committed to nurturing Champions for Sports and Life. Our mission is to Instill Life skills, Inculcate Life values and Inspire Life-long learning through Sports. The school has demonstrated her strength in many sports over the past years. Most students have been actively involved in one or more areas of sports during their time in school. We offer sports of different natures to suit the needs and interests of our students. Along with a committed team of teachers and instructors, Outram Secondary School seeks to bring sports to all students in order for them to embrace the school values and the core values of Character and Citizen Education, so as to bring out the best in them.

As the only government school built with a swimming pool, two rock walls, three indoor sports halls, one futsal court and a comprehensive training programme, our athletes have performed well in the National Inter-School competition and some had even represented Singapore at international events.

To help our aspiring and talented athletes to achieve their sporting goals and excellence, the school offers a comprehensive Sports for Life Talent Development programme which provides support to assist them in their education and personal development.

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Rock Climbing Framework for Talent Development 


Level

Core Programme

Training Programme

 Secondary 1  

 Exposure to climbing and basic skill   acquisition

 

 All Sec One pupils will go through a 6 week basic climbing course during PE   lessons. Areas to be covered include safety, belaying, physical conditioning   and climbing skills.

 Climbers will go through Level 1 Sports Climbing Course – Basic belaying.   (For CCA Members only)

 Secondary 2

 Certification
 (For CCA members only)

 Climbers will go through Level 2 Sports Climbing Course – Lead Climbing     Belaying.

 Secondary 3 

 Certification and Leadership Training
 (For CCA members only)

 Climbers will go through Level 2 Refresher Sport Climbing Course.   Leadership training in the form of camps and conferences will be conducted.

 Secondary 4/5

 Mentoring and International             Competitions
  (For CCA members only)

 Pupils will mentor junior climbers. Talented climbers will represent Singapore   in International Competitions.

 Students will graduate with their Level 2 and Level 1 Sports Climbing         Certification.


Swimming Framework for Talent Development

Level

Core Programme

Training Programme

Secondary 1

Exposure to intensive training and competition both locally and overseas.

All Sec 1 to 4 students undergo a 6-8 lessons swimming program annually.

Exposure to local competition and events. Selected swimmers will have a chance to go for overseas competition.

Secondary 2

Further exposure to intensive training and competition both locally and overseas.

Leadership training for selected students.

Exposure to local competition and events. Selected swimmers will have a chance to go for overseas competition.

Selected swimmers will have a chance to qualify and represent Singapore at the ASEAN school games.

Secondary 3

Through intensive training sessions and competition both locally and overseas.

Mentoring of selected Junior leaders in Secondary 2.

Exposure to local competition and events. Selected swimmers will have a chance to go for overseas competition.

Selected swimmers will have a chance to qualify and represent Singapore at the ASEAN school games.

Secondary 4/5

Through intensive training sessions and competition both locally and overseas.

Selected swimmers will have a chance to qualify and represent Singapore at the ASEAN school games.


Water Polo Framework for Talent Development


Level

Core Programme

Training Programme


Secondary 1

Swimming and basic ball skills acquisition

Secondary ones water polo members will undergo swimming training to improve the speed.  They will also learn ball handling and game tactical skill.  


Players will be selected to represent the school in Local and Overseas competitions.



Secondary 2

Intensive training and represent school in Under-14 competition both locally and overseas.

Leadership training for selected students.

Undergo intensive training for swimming and games. Selected swimmers will represent the school in National Inter School Water Polo competition. 


 They may also be selected into the National U-14 Team if they do well.


Secondary 3

Intensive training and represent school in Under-16 competition both locally and overseas.

Mentoring of selected Junior leaders in Secondary 2 and 1

Undergo intensive training for swimming and games. Selected swimmers will represent the school in National Inter School Water Polo competition.  


They may also be selected into the National U-16 Team if they do well.


Secondary 4/5

Intensive training and represent school in Under-16 competition both locally and overseas.

Lead the juniors to achieve target.

Undergo intensive training for swimming and games. Selected swimmers will represent the school in National Inter School Water Polo competition.  


They may also be selected into the National Youth or Men’s Team if they do well.

    

Basketball Framework for Talent Development


Level

Core Programme

Training Programme

Secondary 1

- Running and basic ball skills acquisition

- Defence drills and attack drills (including fast break drill)

- Shooting drills

Secondary ones will go through physical training to improve the speed, stamina and upper body strength. 


They will also learn ball handling and game tactical skill.  


Good players will be selected to represent the school in National C Division competition in July.

Secondary 2

Further exposure to intensive training and competition.


Leadership training for selected students.

Undergo intensive training and participate in friendly games. 


Players will be selected to represent the school in National C Division competition in July.

Secondary 3

Further exposure to intensive training and competition.

Leadership training for selected students.

Mentoring of selected Junior leaders in Secondary 2.


Undergo intensive training and participate in friendly games.


Players will be selected to represent the school in National B Division competition in January.

Secondary 4/5

Further exposure to intensive training and competition.

Lead the juniors to achieve target.

Undergo intensive training and participate in friendly games.


Players will be selected to represent the school in National B Division competition in January.


Netball Framework for Talent Development

Level

Core Programme

Training Programme

Secondary 1

Exposure to the game and basic acquisition of netball skills and rules

Learning of netball basics (rules passes, drills, court work) and game tactics

Secondary 2

Intensive training and school representation in C Division Inter-School Competition

Leadership training for selected students

Intensive programme which consists of leadership, skills and physical training

Participation in Inter-School Competition and external netball carnivals

Opportunity to be Talent-Identified to try out for the national team

Secondary 3

Intensive training and school representation in B Division Inter-School Competition

Mentoring of Secondary One and Two juniors

Organising a school-based event

Intensive programme which consists of leadership, skills and physical training

Participation in Inter-School Competition and external netball carnivals

Opportunity to be Talent-Identified to try out for the national team

Secondary 4/5

Intensive training and school representation in B Division Inter-School Competition

Leading of the team to achieve target

Intensive programme which consists of skills and physical training

Participation in Inter-School Competition

Opportunity to be Talent-Identified to try out for the national team

 

Updated: 14 April 2022 

Sports Selection Criteria and Process

Sport

Test Criteria

Dates







Rock-Climbing

Physical Selection Test Criteria:

  • Able to pass physical test which covers:

o   Holding 8 sec with chin above chin up bar for girls and 15 sec with chin above chin-up bar for boys.

o   15 sit-up for girls and 20 sit-up for boys in 1 minute.

  • Climbing test

o    Ability to climb 2 technical flat rock wall of height 10m. Need to complete at least one of them.

o    Ability to demonstrate agility and perseverance during climbing test








6,13,20 & 27

July 2022

3.00 - 4.00 pm


Interview Process:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to go through an interview

 








Swimming

Past Results:

        Student should have consistently attained a top 10 placing in the National Primary Schools swimming competition for the past 2 years.

        Actively participated in local/international events


Submit a photocopy of relevant results both local and international events

Physical Selection Test Criteria:

        Swimming Test

 

Shortlisted candidates will go through a series of physical test on the interview day.

 

o    Any 2 event/stroke of his/her specialization. Candidate should be able to hit a timing not more than 20% outside the finals (Top 10) timing attained at the most recently concluded National Schools or Age Group competition.

 

o    Candidates will also be tested on their stroke proficiency of all 4 strokes during the test.

 




13,20 & 27

July 2022

3.00 - 4.00 pm


Interview Process:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to go through an interview in person or via zoom subject to SMM

 






Water Polo

Physical Selection Test Criteria:

  • Swimming Test

Shortlisted candidates will go through a series of swimming test on the interview day.

o     Free style 100m in not longer than 2mins

15secs

o     Treading in deep water (2m) for at least 3mins.

o     Ability to swim breast stroke for 100m




6,13,20 & 27

July 2022

3.00 - 4.00 pm

 

Interview Process:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to go through an interview

 










Basketball

Past Experience:

Must have basketball experience, preferably a school player in primary school.

 

Physical Selection Test Criteria:

Shortlisted candidates will go through a series of basketball drill tests on the interview day:


      ·   Able to pass sprinting test for half court and full court

      ·  Able to dribble with left hand and right hand           comfortably

      ·   Able to do lay-up and ball passing

      ·   Able to do 2-point shot and 3-point shot

      ·   Able to do rebound and under basket

      ·   Demonstrate basic game concept (box-out, pass and      roll, and positioning)






13,18,20 & 27

July 2022

3.00 - 4.00 pm 


Interview Process:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to go through an interview

 






Netball

Past Experience:

Preferably with a background in netball (e.g. have represented primary school at inter-school competition)

 

Physical Selection Test Criteria:

·         Netball Skills Test

Shortlisted candidates will go through a series of physical test on the interview day.

o    Speed and agility: shuttle run on netball court, test of jump height

o    Ball sense and awareness of game 



6,13,20 & 27

July 2022

3.00 - 4.00 pm

Interview Process:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to go through an interview