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This module is for students who display a high degree of interest and talent in the literary arts, and who want to put in the solid preparatory work to apply for a place in Literary Arts through the DSA programme.

The programme will expose these thirsty young minds to a range of literary arts and inspire them to create pieces that form an impressive portfolio. The student will also be schooled on talking about creativity and literary creativity in a way that will impress any interview panel. Moreover, the works created through these classes will show off the versatility of their writing and creative skills.  


This Module is ideal for:

  • Students who have a love of reading and literature and want to write

  • Students who want to go further in their exploration of drama and literature

  • Students who want to stretch their creative writing skills

  • Students who want to have a varied and impressive writing portfolio

  • Students who want to improve their chances of acing the DSA for Literary Arts


Modules taught:

  • The Essentials of Creative Writing in Literature and Drama

  • Figurative Language

  • Language of the Five Senses

  • Writing Impressive Essays – Argumentative, Descriptive, Narrative

  • Short Story Writing

  • Fun with Writing Humorous, Witty and Entertaining Poetry

  • Different Types of Classical Poetry and How to Write Them

  • Writing Speeches and MC Scripts

  • Writing a Monologue, Duologue and Short Play Script

  • Writing Simple Song Lyrics 

To prepare students for DSA using Literary Arts, we help them to build a portfolio of different creative writing genres. This module teaches the development of ideas and concepts to be expressed on the page. Students will be able to explore writing in different styles and forms, including for stage and screen, and see their work come alive.


✰1.5 hours - Champion Communication for DSA
✰ 2 hours - Literary Arts


Our Literary Arts module is taught by award-winning playwright Mr. Desmond Sim, whose plays are frequently staged by theatre students at the School of the Arts. Learn to write in a wide range of forms and genres from one of the best writers in Singapore!

Aside from stage performances, DSA students can attend additional intensive programmes such as:
✰ DSA Theatre Boot Camp 
✰ Theatre Slam 
✰Champion Communication Ace your interviews with a Champion Mindset Workshop

These programmes are optional with add-on fees.

Literary Arts: Activities
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