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South Yuen Long Government Primary School
Yuen Long   POA : 73 
Address: 21 Lam Hau Tsuen Road, Yuen Long, New Territories
Phone:   24781230    Email:
Fax:   24780323    Website:
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School Information School Information
Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee : Mr. To Wing Hang, Edward
School Head : Ms. Lau Yuen Shan
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 6289 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 : $20
Approved Charges for Non-standard Items : School-based Management Fee $300
Other Charges : -
School Facilities School Facilities
Number of Classroom(s) : 31
Number of School Hall(s) : 1
Number of Playground(s) : 2
Number of Library(ies) : 1
Special Rooms : Computer room, Language room, English Activity room, Visual Art room, Music room, General Studies room, Student Activity Center and Remedial Teaching rooms.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs : Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
Others : Air-conditioning and multi-media teaching facilities in classrooms and special rooms.
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 : 56
Total number of teachers in the school : 65
Qualifications and professional training (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : 100%
Bachelor Degree : 98%
Master/ Doctorate Degree or above : 33%
Special Education Training : 19%
Years of Experience (%)
0 - 4 years : 11%
5 - 9 years : 20%
10 years or above : 69%
Class Structure Class Structure
2018/19 School Year
P1 Number of classes : 5
P2 Number of classes : 6
P3 Number of classes : 5
P4 Number of classes : 5
P5 Number of classes : 5
P6 Number of classes : 5
Total : 31
2020/21 School Year (Based on the approval of EDB in 2020)
P1 Number of classes : 5
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 : 31
Mode of teaching at different levels
Starting from 2011-2012 school year, Learning Support Grant has been implemented and whole school approach will be adopted to cater for learner diversity. Small class teaching and cooperative learning started from 2010-2011 in order to enhance effective learning. Starting from 2014-2015, Temporary Arrangement of allocating more students per P.1 class under the POA System.
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Performance Assessment Performance Assessment
Number of test(s) per year : 2
Number of exam(s) per year : 2
Streaming arrangement : P.1 & 2, no steaming arrangement. P.3, classes A, B, C are steamed according to academic results, Classes D, E, F are non-steamed with similar proportion of gender. P.4 to 6, classes A, B are steamed according to academic results, Classes D, E are non-steamed with similar proportion of gender.
Diversified Assessment for Learning : 2 tests and 2 exams are held in each school year. Formative assessments for different subjects and cultural activities are also employed to promote holistic development of pupils.
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 : 8:00 AM
School ends at : 3:00 PM
Lunch time : 12:15 - 13:15
Lunch arrangement : Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
Healthy school life : The school aims at building up healthy lifestyles and is accredited as an 'EatSmart' school by the Department of Health. The Lunch Committee is set up to monitor the nutrition and hygiene of the food provided by the designated lunch supplier as well as promoting the healthy eating policy, such as Joyful Fruit Month and Healthy Snacks.
Remarks : Diversified learning activities to broaden students' learning experience. Students are encouraged to have reading and self-learning activities in the school library and computer room.
Life-wide Learning Life-wide Learning
Diversified activities and interest groups are conducted after school. Sports Day, Swimming Gala, Christmas Party, Chinese Cultural Day, STEM Day, Educational Camp and School Picnic, P3 swimming lessons are also held throughout the school year to facilitate a pleasurable school life.
School Mission School Mission
School aims at providing a cherishing learning environment for the holistic development of pupils in areas of moral, intellectual, physical, social and aesthetic. Through various activities, pupils enjoy learning as well as building up the foundation for life-long learning.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
School Management Organisation : There are 65 members of staff including the Principal, Vice Principals, Senior Teachers, Curriculum Development Officer, Student Guidance Officer, Teacher Librarian, Class Teachers and Native-speaking English Teacher.
Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee : The school is managed by the School Management Committee, which consists of EDB, school, parents and alumni representatives.
School Green Policy : The Environmental Protection Student Ambassadors assist the implementation of the school environmental protection activities, such as giving information on environmental protection, holding educational visits and talks. In order to promote the use of renewable energy, the school has successfully applied for the environment and conservation fund to set up the Renewable Energy Power Generation System. Solar Photovoltaic, Micro-windmills and Kinetic Bicycles are installed. The Food Waste Decomposing System also generates organic fertilizer for the school planting areas.
School's Major Concerns : 1. Promoting value education through life-wide learning.
2. Developing students' capability of self-learning.
Learning and Teaching Plan
Learning & Teaching Strategies : Learning and teaching strategies: Student-centred lessons and classroom activities. Co-curricular activities for key learning areas. Implementation of educational visits, language and mathematics activities, enquiry approach for technology learning, STEM day, greening activities, sports and arts activities as well as life-wide learning to enrich students' learning experiences and develop their multiple intelligences.
Development of Key Tasks : 1. Reading Schemes: Reading Award Scheme, Parent-Child Reading Scheme and Morning Reading Session.
2. Information Technology: IT lessons, Morning IT Session, Internal and External Competitions, STEM Education.
3. Project Learning: Implement in P.5 & P.6 through General Studies, Mathematics and Physical Education.
4. Moral and Civic Education: Life Education, Educational Talk, Weekly Assembly to nurture students' seven priority values and attitudes.
Development of Generic Skills : Development of Generic Skills: Through classroom activities, project learning, basic logical thinking training and diversified learning activities to help students develop the nine generic skills.
Promotion of Positive Values and Attitudes : The Self-challenge Award Scheme is launched to encourage students to unleash their potential and better themselves.
Student Support
Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : The Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) and student learning support team is set up to implement different strategies to cater for learning diversities.
Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : The student learning support team is set up to implement different strategies to cater for learning diversities.
Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation : Tiered assignments and Intensive & Remedial Programmes: Remedial Teaching Group, Speech Therapy, Cambridge English, English Drama Club, Intensive Writing Programme and Mathematical Olympiad to enhance students' learning interest and social skills.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
Home-School Co-operation : The PTA takes an active role in collaborating with the School to organize special school events and activities as well as parenting seminars and workshops.
School Ethos : The school cultivates a caring environment to develop students' service spirit through various programmes: Star of the Month, Big Brothers and Sisters Scheme, Adventure Training, Prefect Training, Courtesy Ambassador Scheme, Greening Team and Volunteer Training.
Future Development
School Development Plan : 2018-2021 School Development Plan
1. To build up a supportive and positive environment. To foster an atmosphere which engenders a positive learning environment, respect and patience for classmates and teachers.
2. To groom students as motivated learners, to equip students which personal skills to build competence, including setting goals and priorities, getting organized,self-evaluation and problem solving skills, and be conscious of their individual role in lifelong contributing the society.
Teacher Professional Training & Development : Specialised teaching, teacher professional training, lesson co-planning, peer lesson observation and external professional support.
Others : Scholarships are given to students with outstanding academic, sports and arts as well as service performance: Murjani Scholarship, Woo Hay Tong Scholarship, Lo Yee Woo Foundation, Tang Kin Sun Scholarship, Li Wing Kei Scholarship, Dr. Wong Yu Man Scholarship, Tai Kuen Scholarship, Wong Ying Chow Scholarship, Yuen Long Government Primary School Parent Teachers Association Scholarship, South Yuen Long Government Primary School Parent-Teacher Association Scholarship, Lam Tai Hing Scholarship, Dr. Lee George LAM Scholarship, Yuen Long Government Primary School Alumni Honorary Chairman Scholarship and Wong Tang Fung Yin Scholarship.
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