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Diocesan Preparatory School
Kowloon City   POA : 41 
Address: 1 Chester Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Phone:   23361448    Email:
Fax:   23367854    Website:
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School Information School Information
Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee : Rev. Royden Ross Eric
School Head : Ms. Ng Wing Yee Wendy
Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? : No
School Type : Aided
Whole Day
Student Gender : Co-ed
Sponsoring Body : Diocesan Preparatory
School Council
Religion : Christianity affiliated with Sheng Kung Hui
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1950
School Motto : The fear of the Lord is the beginning
of wisdom. (Proverbs 9:10)
School Size : About 4257 Sq. M
Through-train Secondary School : -
Feeder Secondary School : -
Nominated Secondary School : -
Medium of Instruction : English
School Bus Service : School Bus
Parent-Teacher Association : Yes
Old Students' Association/ School Alumni Association : No
2018/2019 Annual School Charges 2018/2019 Annual School Charges
School Fee : -
Tong Fai : $3000
PTA Fee : $150
Approved Charges for Non-standard Items : $310
Other Charges : -
School Facilities School Facilities
Number of Classroom : 12
Number of School Hall : 1
Number of Playground : 3
Number of Library : 1
Special Rooms : Student Activity Room, Art & Science Room, Computer Assisted Learning Room, Music Room, Guidance Activity Room, Language Room, Library and Multi-Purpose Room.
Facility Support for Students with Special Educational Needs : Disabled facilities limited to G/F and New Annexe only.
Others : -
Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2017/18 school year Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2017/18 school year
Number of teachers in the approved establishment : 26.0
Total number of teachers in the school : 24
Qualifications and professional training (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : 100%
Bachelor Degree : 100%
Master/ Doctorate Degree or above : 35%
Special Education Training : 70%
Work Experience (%)
0 - 4 years : 26%
5 - 9 years : 26%
10 years or above : 48%
Class Structure Class Structure
2017/18 School Year
P1 Number of classes : 2
P2 Number of classes : 2
P3 Number of classes : 2
P4 Number of classes : 2
P5 Number of classes : 2
P6 Number of classes : 2
Total : 12
2018/19 School Year (Based on the approval of EDB in 2018)
P1 Number of classes : 2
P2 Number of classes : 2
P3 Number of classes : 2
P4 Number of classes : 2
P5 Number of classes : 2
P6 Number of classes : 2
Total : 12
Mode of teaching at different levels
Activity and project based approach to learning in a Christian environment and co-educational context.
Performance Assessment Performance Assessment
Number of Test per year : 4
Number of Exam per year : 2
Streaming arrangement : Mixed ability classes from P.1 to P.6.
Diversified Assessment for Learning : Activity and project based learning approach; emphasis is on assessment through course work and learning experience which includes projects, homework, class work: P.1 - no tests, no examinations; P.2 and P.3 - P.4 tests per year for main subjects, no examinations; P.4 to P.6 - 4 tests per year for main subjects, 2 tests per year for other subjects, 2 examinations per year.
School Life School Life
Number of School Days per week : 5
Number of periods per day : 9
Duration of each normal period : 40
School starts at : 08:30 AM
School ends at : 03:15 PM
Lunch time : 12:45 - 13:35
Lunch arrangement : Provided by designated supplier and students bring their own.
Healthy school life : 1. School Physical Fitness Award Scheme;
2. School based healthy eating promotion project;
3. Whole school approach to promote moral and civic education through different monthly themes.
Remarks : Students must have lunch at School. Lunch will be provided by the appointed caterer of the School or students can bring their own lunch from home.
Life-wide Learning Activities Life-wide Learning Activities
Badminton, basketball, karate-do, swimming, table tennis, tennis, soccer, rope skipping, wind band, choir, string orchestra, fencing, chess games, Chinese painting and calligraphy, debating, Cub Scouts, CYC, etc.
School Mission School Mission
We are committed to providing our students with an all-round education in a Christian environment and to equipping them with the skills they need for lifelong learning. This enables students to develop the moral values and competencies to cope with the challenges of life and contribute to society.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
School Management Organisation : The School Council oversees the running of the School. There are different school level committees responsible for curriculum development, student support, school improvement and administrative affairs.
Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee : School Management Committee
School Green Policy : 1. Student Environmental Protection Ambassador Scheme
2. Greening School Subsidy Scheme
School's Major Concerns : 1. Sustain a positive learning culture within the School, with self motivated teachers and students who are life-long learners.
2. Promote positive values and attitudes and cultivate students to be a true Diocesan: diligent, persevering, and socially responsible.
Learning and Teaching Plan
Learning & Teaching Strategies : Educational activities are arranged apart from lessons. The school curriculum aims at providing students with an all-round education in a Christian context. Students attend a weekly church service held by the School Chaplain at Christ Church. We have an array of subjects stressing language, knowledge, thinking and learning skills, appreciation of the arts, as well as physical and spiritual well-being. We offer leadership training opportunities for more mature students. We expect students to serve the School and the community and also go on Outward Bound before they graduate. We want our students to be trilingual and we use Putonghua as the medium of instruction for Chinese. The School adopts an activity and project based learning approach; P.1-P.6 - Science projects integrated with English, ICT and other subjects, Social Studies projects integrated with Chinese, ICT and other subjects, History & Geography projects (P.3-P.6 only) integrated with English, ICT and other subjects.
Development of Key Tasks : Apart from reading lessons, students have access to the class library and main library regularly. Time is set aside each day for quiet reading to form good reading habits. Activities are held year round to foster a good reading culture. All our classrooms are equipped with basic IT equipment to enhance teaching and learning. Students, parents and teachers make use of the School Intranet. DPS is a Christian school; moral and civic education is embedded in the curriculum and conducted especially during Assembly, Homeroom, Scripture lessons, church services, life education lessons, Social Studies lessons, educational visits and talks.
Development of Generic Skills : We adopt an activity and project based learning approach to carry out curriculum development, cater to learner diversity, enable students to develop the nine generic skills and higher order thinking.
Student Support
Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity : 1. Guidance and Counselling Support
2. Individual Education Plan
3. Speech Therapy
4. Social Skills and Attention Training Group
5. Dyslexia Training Group
6. P.4-P.6 Understanding the Adolescent Programme
Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : The School adopts a whole school approach to integrated education. We utilise additional resources from Education Bureau, e.g. Learning Support Grant, Enhanced Speech Therapy Grant and School-Based Education Psychology Service. Based on the needs of students, we provide suitable services e.g. teaching adaptation and assessment accommodation, guidance and counselling support, training on social skills, speech therapy services, Individual Education Plans, etc. to support students with special educational needs.
Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking Students : Our school provides additional support for non-Chinese speaking students to facilitate their learning of Chinese.
After-school and Summer Chinese Support Group
Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation : 1. Main Subject Support Groups
2. Gifted Education (whole school approach)
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
Home-School Co-operation : The School maintains sound communication with parents through various channels. We have class level parent meetings in August, P.5 and P.6 SSPA meetings, a summer P.1 parent orientation and individual parent meetings on report card day. Teachers and parents meet and discuss student progress on an individual basis as often as needed. The PTA EXCO works closely with the School to organise activities. Parents volunteer as helpers in school activities.
School Ethos : 1. Provide a modern liberal primary education based upon Christian principles.
2. Adopt whole school approach to Moral and Civic Education.
3. Offer support to students with special needs.
4. Engage parents, teachers and students in charity work and volunteer services.
Future Development
School Development Plan : 1. Sustain a positive learning culture within the School, with self motivated teachers and students who are life-long learners.
2. Promote positive values and attitudes and cultivate students to be a true Diocesan: diligent, persevering, and socially responsible.
Teacher Professional Training & Development : Each member of our staff are encouraged to participate in various seminars, workshops and in-services courses according to personal training needs and the school developmental needs. School-based staff development programmes are organised to enhance staff's professional development and school's continuous improvement.
Fee Remission Scheme : Not Applicable.
Others : Scholarship: Sir Robert Black Trust Fund Scholarship (3)
Open and Inter-Schools Competition Awards: Kowloon City District Outstanding Students (1), All Hong Kong Primary Schools Fencing Competition - Boys Grade C Second, The 69th HK Schools Speech Festival - First: English (2), Putonghua (2), Cantonese (2), The 70th HK Schools Music Festival - First: (4), Third: Church Music - Foreign Language - Primary School Choir
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