Admission is open to adolescents of any racial and religious background who are:

  • Aged between 18 and 23 years old
  • Either Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents
  • Former students of Metta School
  • Diagnosed with mild intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum disorder
  • Medically certified as not having any mental illness and extreme behavioural problem
  • Mobile or ambulatory and do not require regular medical or nursing care
  • Interested in visual arts


Supporting Documents
Applicants are required to attend a pre-admission interview along with their parent/guardian to ascertain placement suitability. The following documents must be presented:

  • Photocopy of applicant’s NRIC or Singapore Permanent Resident Re-entry Document
  • Arts@Metta Application Form (completely filled)
  • One recent passport-size photo
  • Graduation certificate, skills certificates and testimonials from the Metta School
  • A full medical and psychiatric report that is issued by a medical practitioner within the last 6 months (for applicants who have graduated for more than two years from the Metta School)

Selected applicants will commence as trainees and undergo a six-month probationary period during which they will be assessed base on their performance.

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