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元朗官立小學
Yuen Long Government Primary School
Yuen Long   POA : 74 
Address: Yau Chuen Street, Au Tau, Yuen Long, N.T.
Phone:   24761160    Email:   ylgps@edb.gov.hk
Fax:   24747316    Website:   http://www.ylgps.edu.hk
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School Information School Information
Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee : Mr. To Wing Hang
School Head : Ms. Fung Yin Yee
Incorporated Management Committee been established? : Not Applicable
School Type : Gov't
Whole Day
Student Gender : Co-ed
Sponsoring Body : Government
Religion : Not Applicable
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1904
School Motto : Please refer to the Chinese version.
School Size : About 5857 Sq. M
Through-train Secondary School : -
Feeder Secondary School : -
Nominated Secondary School : NT Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long District Secondary School,
Chiu Lut Sau Memorial Secondary School,
Tin Shui Wai Government Secondary School
Medium of Instruction : Chinese
School Bus Service : Nanny van
Parent-Teacher Association : Yes
Old Students' Association/ School Alumni Association : Yes
2020/2021 Annual School Charges 2020/2021 Annual School Charges
School Fee : -
Tong Fai :

-

PTA Fee :

-

Approved Charges for Non-standard Items : $250 (School- based Management Fee)
Other Charges : -
School Facilities School Facilities
Number of Classroom(s) : 30
Number of School Hall(s) : 1
Number of Playground(s) : 2
Number of Library(ies) : 1
Special Rooms : English Funland, IT Room, STEM LAB, Campus TV, Visual Art Room, Music Room, Library, Multi-Purpose Activity Room and Resource Centre.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs : Ramp, Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
Others : -
Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2019/2020 school year Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2019/2020 school year
Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment : 54
Total number of teachers in the school : 61
Qualifications and professional training (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : 100%
Bachelor Degree : 92%
Master/ Doctorate Degree or above : 28%
Special Education Training : 51%
Years of Experience (%)
0 - 4 years : 16%
5 - 9 years : 10%
10 years or above : 74%
Class Structure Class Structure
2018/19 School Year
P1 Number of classes : 4
P2 Number of classes : 5
P3 Number of classes : 6
P4 Number of classes : 5
P5 Number of classes : 5
P6 Number of classes : 5
Total : 30
2020/21 School Year (Based on the approval of EDB in 2020)
P1 Number of classes : 5
P2 Number of classes : 4
P3 Number of classes : 5
P4 Number of classes : 6
P5 Number of classes : 5
P6 Number of classes : 5
Total : 30
Mode of teaching at different levels
Adopting a student-centered approach with varied learning activities to develop students' positive learning attitude, high order thinking and creative thinking ability.
Remarks
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Performance Assessment Performance Assessment
Number of test(s) per year : 2
Number of exam(s) per year : 2
Streaming arrangement : No examinations for P1. Formative Assessments are used to assess students' performance. P.1 and P.2 classes are in mixed ability grouping. Class streaming for P.3 to P.6 according to academic results.
Diversified Assessment for Learning : In order to develop pupils' self-learning abilities, we build up a good foundation for life-long learning. We adopt diversified assessment through lesson observation, quizzes, unit assessments, project learning, group presentation and other tailor-made learning activities. Besides, a Holistic Incentive Plan has been established to encourage students to develop their potential.
School Life School Life
Number of School Days per week : 5
Number of periods per day : 9
Duration of each normal period : 35
School starts at : 8:15 AM
School ends at : 3:15 PM
Lunch time : 12:30 - 13:30
Lunch arrangement : Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
Healthy school life : We foster an environment that helps students to cultivate a healthy lifestyle. As we have promoted healthy eating successfully all year round, our school was certificated under the Eat Smart School Accreditation Scheme by the Department of Health for 9 years. Besides, our students exercise regularly and yield expected progress towards the SportACT targets.
Remarks : Diversified activities are provided during recess and lunch break.
After-school interest groups from Monday to Friday afternoon.
School ends at 2:40 PM on Fridays.
Life-wide Learning Life-wide Learning
Interest Groups: English Drama, Cantonese Opera, Campus TV, Gigo & Lego Robotics, 3D model making, STEM Junior Artist, Recorder Band, Chinese Dance, Lion Dance, Martial Arts, Swimming, Ball Games, Track & Field, Maths Olympiad, Cambridge, Ukulele. Uniform Groups: Brownies, Cubs, Red Cross Junior, CYC and Flag-guards, Orchestra, African percussion, Creative Chinese Writing, Olympiad in Informatics.
School Mission School Mission
We emphasise holistic education to enable students to obtain a moral, intellectual, physical, social and aesthetically balanced development. We are committed to providing a variety of learning experiences, to foster an educational culture of willingness to learn, good communication skills and a sense of commitment for students. We enable students to become good citizens who contribute to their family, the school, the community and the country.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
School Management Organisation : School Head, Administrative Streams and Subject Panels.
Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee : The school is managed by the School Management Committee, which consists of EDB, school, parent, alumni representatives and an independent community member.
School Green Policy : Energy saving, waste reducing, waste recycling and greening of the school campus are adopted as our school green policies. In addition, the construction of the solar cell system has successfully converted sun energy to electricity and hence reduces the emission of carbon dioxide arising from fossil fuels. Through activities and competitions organised by the school, students are educated to live a green life.
School's Major Concerns : 1. To enhance the learning effectiveness, we focus on developing students' capabilities for lifelong and self-directed learning.
2. To enhance students' self-management ability, personal qualities and virtues by developing 'Invitational Education'.

Learning and Teaching Plan
Learning & Teaching Strategies : 1. Design various learning activities with the adoption of I.T. skills, to develop diversified learning and teaching practices.
2. In order to strengthen students' ability in STEM and nurture their creativity, collaboration and problem solving skills, our school has joined "Computational Thinking and Coding Education Programme", which is funded by HK Jockey Club Charities Trust in 2018-2020.(one of the 32 pilot schools in Hong Kong)
3. Through group learning, project learning and different reading activities, including on-line learning, student to student interactions are enhanced, and self-assessment skills are strengthened so as to promote learning outcomes.
Development of Key Tasks : 1. Effective use of multi-media to enhance students' IT skills and to promote self-directed learning.
2. Set up Library Lessons and Morning Reading Lessons to implement library activities and to cultivate a positive reading culture.
3. Implement Moral and Civic Education, through aesthetic education, to enhance personal qualities and virtues.
Development of Generic Skills : Engage students in different learning contexts through co-operative learning, group discussion, role play and some other interactive learning activities to promote a spectrum of generic skills.
Promotion of Positive Values and Attitudes : School promotes Moral and Civic Education through nurturing in our students the seven priority values and attitudes: "Perseverance", "Respect for Others", "Responsibility", "National Identity", "Commitment", "Integrity" and "Care for Others". Through different learning experiences and courses, such as class culture, self-learning, character training activities, healthy campuses, national identity and 'Learning by doing' experience,etc., students' positive values are cultivated in a timely and implicit manner.
Student Support
Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : We adopt a whole school approach to cater for students' diverse learning needs e.g. Support for Transition from Kindergarten to Primary one;Speech therapy service; Enhancement programmes and Remedial classes; Tutorial classes and Vacation Programmes; Early Screening Scheme for Children with Learning Difficulties; "Big Brothers, Big Sisters" Mentor Scheme for assisting less able pupils.
Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : We adopt a whole school approach to support students with learning difficulties and special learning needs. Learning support courses are conducted by our student support team that increase students' motivation and enhance their learning. Through specific interest classes, students can further develop their skills and experience the pleasure of inclusion.
Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students : Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: After-school supporting learning programmes are provided for students in needed.
Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation : Adapted from the central curriculum, we have designed our curriculum through diagnosing students' needs and abilities to set the goals for our school development plan. Collaborative planning promotes discussion of teaching strategies and evaluation of modules. Teachers draw up year plans, unit plans, reading and writing tasks to foster students' language abilities and competence of Chinese as well as English. Developing problem-solving abilities and generic skills are the key elements of the subjects of Maths and General Studies respectively.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
Home-School Co-operation : 1. Establish Parent-teacher Association, Parent-teacher Liaison Association and Parent Volunteer Team.
2. Organise various activities like the annual picnic, the annual dinner, Theme Day, Christmas party, Sports Day, interest class and voluntary services.
3. Encourage parents to actively participate in school activities so as to promote Home-school Co-operation.
School Ethos : Indigenous school ethos; self-disciplined pupils; willing to serve others. Harmonious relationship among pupils and teachers. High team spirit among staff.
Future Development
School Development Plan : 1.1 To strengthen students' self-directed learning skills so as to promote learning outcomes through project learning, peer and self- assessments.
1.2 To promote cross-curricular collaboration in support of STEM education.
1.3 To boost e-learning for enhancing the effectiveness of teaching and learning.
1.4 To cultivate a positive reading culture for stimulating students' reading interest and developing their reading skills.
2.1 To help students set, plan and reach their personal goals with the spirit of perseverance.
2.2 To help students foster the positive values and attitudes so as to respect and value lives.
2.3 To promote 'Whole-person Education' in order to increase students' confidence and fulfilment.
Teacher Professional Training & Development : To optimize the effectiveness of teaching through workshops, seminars, professional training and exchanges.
Others : 1. Our school won the Championship in KWN Global Contest & STEM Science Experiment Competition (HK).
2. Our students won 1st prize in Group B association in track and field athletics in Yuen Long Area Inter-Primary Schools Competition.
3. Our students achieved some marvellous results in territory-wide academic and athletic competitions in 2018-2019.
4. Academic, Sports and Arts Scholarships for students have been established.
School Map School Map
  • Yuen Long Government Primary School
    Yuen Long Government Primary School
  • Students’Career Catwalk Show
    Students’Career Catwalk Show
  • Children's Cantonese opera performance-- Chang'e and Houyi
    Children's Cantonese opera performance-- Chang'e and Houyi
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    School Promotion
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