|Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee||:||Ven. Sik Yuen Wai|
|School Head||:||Mr. Chan Moon Lam|
|Incorporated Management Committee been established?||:||Established|
|Sponsoring Body||:||The Hong Kong Buddhist Association|
|Year of Commencement of Operation||:||2008|
|School Motto||:||Please refer to the Chinese version.|
|School Size||:||About 5400 Sq. M|
|Through-train Secondary School||:||-|
|Feeder Secondary School||:||-|
|Nominated Secondary School||:||-|
|Medium of Instruction||:||Chinese|
|School Bus Service||:||Nanny van|
|Old Students' Association/ School Alumni Association||:||Yes|
|Approved Charges for Non-standard Items||:||$300|
|Number of Classroom(s)||:||29|
|Number of School Hall(s)||:||1|
|Number of Playground(s)||:||4|
|Number of Library(ies)||:||1|
|Special Rooms||:||2 computer rooms, 4 small group rooms, 2 activity rooms, art room, music room, English reading room, General Studies room, library and 2 conference rooms.|
|Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs||:||Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.|
|Others||:||Roof garden, rock climbing wall, planting area, plant nursery area and outdoor performance square.|
|Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment||:||56|
|Total number of teachers in the school||:||60|
|Qualifications and professional training (%)|
|Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education||:||100%|
|Master/ Doctorate Degree or above||:||25%|
|Special Education Training||:||42%|
|Years of Experience (%)|
|0 - 4 years||:||26%|
|5 - 9 years||:||12%|
|10 years or above||:||62%|
|2018/19 School Year|
|P1 Number of classes||:||4|
|P2 Number of classes||:||7|
|P3 Number of classes||:||5|
|P4 Number of classes||:||5|
|P5 Number of classes||:||4|
|P6 Number of classes||:||4|
|2020/21 School Year (Based on the approval of EDB in 2020)|
|P1 Number of classes||:||4|
|P2 Number of classes||:||4|
|P3 Number of classes||:||7|
|P4 Number of classes||:||5|
|P5 Number of classes||:||5|
|P6 Number of classes||:||4|
|Mode of teaching at different levels|
|1. Enhancement scheme for gifted students from P.1 - P.6.
2. Intensive remedial teaching in Chinese, Math and English from P.2 - P.6.
|Putonghua as the medium of instruction in Chinese subject in some classes from P.1 - P.6.|
|Number of test(s) per year||:||0|
|Number of exam(s) per year||:||3|
|Streaming arrangement||:||For P.1 - P.2, based on the teaching language in Chinese subject.
For P.3 - P.6, based on the teaching language in Chinese subject and pupils' academic results.
|Diversified Assessment for Learning||:||Formative Assessments: Carried out after each module. Focus on skill-based assessment and classroom observation. Parents' feedback are valued.
Summative Assessment: 2 examinations
|Number of School Days per week||:||5|
|Number of periods per day||:||8|
|Duration of each normal period||:||35|
|School starts at||:||8:15 AM|
|School ends at||:||3:35 PM|
|Lunch time||:||12:10 - 13:05|
|Lunch arrangement||:||Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.|
|Healthy school life||:||We promote a policy of healthy eating as a way of encouraging students to adopt a healthier lifestyle. We encourage students to eat more fruit, vegetables and carbohydrates. Our lunch supplier is committed to providing healthy meals.|
|Various uniform teams: Cub Scouts, Brownies, Road Safety Patrol, Flag-guards Arts & Performance: dance club, handchime, choir, shadow play, Chinese painting, pottery, marching band, instrumental classes Sports: gymnastics, fancy skipping, track and field, various ball games like football and basketball STEM learning: coding pioneers, school campus TV broadcasting, 3D design & printing|
|The school is sponsored by The Hong Kong Buddhist Association (HKBA). Our vision is to instil Buddhist values and create a caring and supportive community for learning. It aims to provide students with extensive development opportunities and nurture them with compassion and fraternity that help them excel and make them citizens of integrity and capable leaders of tomorrow.|
|School Management Organisation||:||Buddhist Association School Managing Authority, Incorporated Management Committee, School Development Board, School Improvement Board and Multi-functional School Administrative Team.|
|Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee||:||Established in November 2008.|
|School Green Policy||:||Recycling Scheme, Energy Saving Policy and Earth Hour are conducted in school. Environmental Ambassadors are appointed to help with the environmental activities. Students are encouraged to have healthy meals, cherish food and recycle leftovers. .|
|School's Major Concerns||:||1. To arouse students' learning interest by implementing different teaching and learning strategies.
2. To provide students with diversified learning experiences in order to build up their self-discipline.
|Learning and Teaching Plan|
|Learning & Teaching Strategies||:||1. Cooperative Learning, life-wide learning, cross-curricular activities and e-learning resources are implemented in our school so as to enhance effectiveness in teaching and learning. Project learning is operated in P.1-P.6. Through Project Learning, our students participate in a series of training activities so as to prepare themselves with strong foundations to acquire higher education in the near future.
2. "Gifted education in whole-class and school-based curriculum" is operated within our P.1-6 classrooms. It is being carried out in all subjects to help students generate the three important generic skills: Creativity, Critical Thinking and Communication skills.
3. Brain-based learning theories and strategies are applied throughout lessons in order to inspire students' thinking and enhance their intelligence.
|Development of Key Tasks||:||1. Promote a "Reading to Learn" and "Learning to Read" culture - Reading scheme award, "Language pass" for English and Putonghua, silent reading session, Reading Day and online self-learning platform.
2. Apply information technology in teaching.
3. Develop students' generic skills through project learning.
4. Promote moral and civic education through different subjects and a series of activities.
|Development of Generic Skills||:||To cultivate students' generic skills through project learning and diversified activities.|
|Promotion of Positive Values and Attitudes||:||1. Our school is committed to providing a caring and loving environment to our students and promoting a harmonious teacher-student learning atmosphere. 2. We also put remarkable effort into promoting moral education. 3. Our student have been performing exceptionally well in conduct and manners.|
|Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity||:||Professional support: educational psychologist, speech therapist, social workers and SENCO.
Gifted education: whole class gifted education approach, Chinese enhancement course, various talent programmes.
Class for SEN students: small groups to support students with special educational need. Curriculum and homework adaptations are put into practice.
Small group learning: small learning groups emphasize on reading, writing and social skills.
|Whole School Approach to Integrated Education||:||1. Support at experts at school (education psychologists, speech therapist and social workers).
2. Small learning group for students with special educational needs such as social skill training groups and attention groups.
|Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students||:||Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: Chinese tutorial class for Non-Chinese speaking students.|
|Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation||:||Curriculum tailoring and adaptation are adopted according to students' abilities.|
|Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos|
|Home-School Co-operation||:||Promote a harmonious teacher-parent relationship through regular meetings, activities, workshops and seminars.|
|School Ethos||:||We provide a great variety of educational experiences for students in order to develop positive values and promote good attitudes.|
|School Development Plan||:||Our school's 3-year development plan focuses on bifocal themes: "To arouse students' interest in learning" and "To build self-discipline". Diversified teaching strategies are employed to arouse students' learning interests. Through interaction among students and teachers, knowledge is enhanced and gifted talents inspired, thereby promoting self-learning concept. E-learning and STEM courses are implemented together with studies on specific topics to enhance students' various learning skills, meanwhile enjoying their studies with joy. Besides, with ever changing social development in Hong Kong, our school nurtures students with positive thinking, self-confidence and self-reflection, so as to assist them to grow as merciful, wise and dedicated people that the society needs.|
|Teacher Professional Training & Development||:||1. We organize school visits, lesson observations, co-planning meetings, seminars and workshops to enhance effectiveness in teaching.
2. We enhance teaching and learning through organizing different school-based and subject-based workshops for teachers, joining a variety of projects organized by universities and EDB and having lesson study.
|Others||:||1. Our school has joined the New Territories West Elite Students Programme sponsored by Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd.
2. Different overseas educational learning trips are held every year.
3. We provide sufficient opportunities for students who are competent in IT and other areas by participating in various schemes.