|Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee||:||Ms. Chu Yuet Wah|
|School Head||:||Ms. Po Wai Fong|
|Incorporated Management Committee been established?||:||Established|
|Name of Sponsoring Body||:||Aplichau Kaifong Welfare Association|
|Year of Commencement of Operation||:||1954|
|School Motto||:||Honesty, trustworthiness,
diligence and agility
|Area Occupied by the School||:||About 6200 Sq. M|
|Through-train Secondary School||:||-|
|Feeder Secondary School||:||-|
|Nominated Secondary School||:||-|
|Medium of Instruction||:||Chinese|
|School Bus Service||:||School Bus|
|Past Students' Association / Alumni Association||:||No|
|Approved Charges for Non-standard Items||:||-|
|Number of Classroom(s)||:||25|
|Number of School Hall(s)||:||1|
|Number of Playground(s)||:||2|
|Number of Library(ies)||:||1|
|Special Rooms||:||Inno Space, VR Cave, Multimedia Learning Room, Dance Studio, Sensory Integration Room, Library, Multipurpose Room, English Room, Music Room, Visual-Art Room, Parents’ Resource Room, Counseling Room and Interview Room|
|Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs||:||The school has a sensory integration room which provides students with systematic sensory activities, aids in building positive adaptation reactions and encourages sensory integration in brain development. An elevator will also be installed.|
|Others||:||The hall and all classrooms are air-conditioned. There are more than 80 desktop and laptop computers and more than 100 iPads with Internet access.|
|Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment||:||25|
|Total number of teachers in the school||:||28|
|Qualifications and professional training (%)|
|Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education||:||96%|
|Master/ Doctorate Degree or above||:||50%|
|Special Education Training||:||39%|
|Years of Experience (%)|
|0 - 4 years||:||32%|
|5 - 9 years||:||22%|
|10 years or above||:||46%|
|2020/21 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||:||1|
|P6 Number of classes||:||2|
|2021/22 School Year (Based on the approval of EDB in 2021)|
|P1 Number of classes||:||1|
|P2 Number of classes||:||2|
|P3 Number of classes||:||2|
|P4 Number of classes||:||2|
|P5 Number of classes||:||2|
|P6 Number of classes||:||1|
|Mode of teaching at different levels|
|We set elite classes and implement small class teaching. Before school, we have enhancement and remedial groups. After school, we have various English activity groups, STEM groups, Non-Chinese Speaking classes, concentration training groups and homework tutorial lessons by school teachers. Project-based learning and outdoor learning are also provided to students.|
|'Small class' teaching approach is implemented. More time is available for teachers to teach individual students to facilitate their all-round development. Students can learn in a pleasant environment under the guidance of our caring teachers.|
|Number of test(s) per year||:||2|
|Number of exam(s) per year||:||2|
|Streaming arrangement||:||Students are streamed into classes according to their academic performance and conducts.|
|Diversified Assessment for Learning||:||Diversified formative assessment is developed. Self-assessments, peer and group assessments, evaluation of learning during lessons and summative assessment are conducted. To accommodate P.1 students with primary school learning, the first term test and exam have been replaced by formative assessments. 'Fun Dictations' motivate students to learn Chinese and English as it allows them to score over 100 marks.|
|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||:||3:15 PM|
|Lunch break||:||12:35 - 13:30|
|Lunch arrangement||:||Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.|
|Healthy school life||:||A ‘Healthy Campus’ team is established to promote healthy eating. Various activities such as the 'Fruit Month' and the Healthy Eating Programme are held every year. Life Education and Health Education are also conducted. A monitoring team oversees the quality of lunch boxes and tuck shop products.|
|Remarks||:||A variety of reading schemes, extra-curricular and outdoor learning activities are implemented. Students are trained as leaders which provides performance opportunities to develop their strengths. After-school homework tutorial groups are conducted by teachers, after-school supervision, and the Understanding Adolescent Project enhance students' all-round development.|
|Students receive training from various school teams, interest and services groups, e.g. , Drums, Lion Dance, Chinese Dance, Speech Competition, multidimensional English activities, Sports Classes, Visual Arts Class, Maths Olympiad, CYC, Boy Scouts, Brownies. Students also participate in community services activities such as visiting elderly homes, participating in the Top Ten News Election, overseas exchange and local festival performances.|
|'Honesty, trustworthiness, diligence and agility' is the school’s motto. We help students to acquire knowledge and skills, and develop positive life values. We promote balanced development of the five moral strands and develop their potential with quality education in a harmonious and joyous environment.We aim to foster an excellent school spirit of good-behaviour and build quality personal character with extra attention to helping others.|
|School Management Organisation||:||An Incorporated Management Committee, an administrative team and individual subject panel have been established.|
|Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee||:||The constituents of the Incorporated Management Committee are as follows: 5 members from the school founding association, 3 independent incumbents, 1 principal, 2 teachers and 2 parents.|
|School Green Policy||:||We established an environmental protection committee to educate students on environmental issues and organise activities such as talks, recycling of leftover food, organic farming and hydroculture farming.|
|School's Major Concerns||:||The school optimizes learning and teaching through continuous development to stimulate students’ motivation to learn. We promote positive culture and values for students to foster. The school theme this year is perseverance, self-directed learning, positivity and innovation.|
|Learning and Teaching Plan|
|Learning & Teaching Strategies||:||1. Conducted teachers' collaborations and peer lesson observations. 2. Chinese and Maths Department join EDB's Teachers' Exchange and Collaboration Programme between PRC and Hong Kong. 3. Participated in EDB's Language Learning Support Service for English. 4. English Department participated in "Development of a School-based reading programme course". 5. Adopted Life-wide learning strategies. 6. Adopted cross-curriculum learning strategies.
7. Cross-curriculum learning. 8. Themed-based learning. 9. Parent_child reading. 10. Strengthen the academic connection with kindergartens.
|Development of Key Tasks||:||Reading programme: Promote a diversified reading programme including participation in the HKCLA Dream Reading Scheme, extensive reading, Story Mama Programme, fun storytelling activities with children and Daily Reading Comprehension Programme.
Information technology: 'Computer Studies' is a subject in school. Develop E-learning and implement VR immersion technology in teaching. Project learning: Project learning is introduced in General Studies. Cross-curricular learning is conducted and evaluations are shared in different subjects. The school central library coordinates with different subjects and holds themed-book exhibitions. Moral and civic education: Conduct moral short talks, personal growth lessons and themed-assembly sharing.
|Development of Generic Skills||:||Development of generic skills through diversified learning activities and experiences such as scientific exploration, creative activities, theme-based learning, outdoor learning and foreign exchanges visits.|
|Cultivation of Positive Values and Attitudes||:||Our school aims to create a culture of positive values, to help students develop such values and attitude towards life. The school-based student guidance programme, Positive Energy Kid, is designed to promote positive self-value and the drive for excellence within students. We also integrate the programme with various learning experiences, leadership training, community services, monthly-themed assemblies, and personal growth lessons, to help students discover their own character strengths, maintain their emotion management and strengthen their abilities to encounter stress and challenges.|
|Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity||:||Curriculum adaptations are made to cater for the different learning needs. Enhancement and remedial groups are provided before school. After school there are homework tutorial groups conducted by our teachers, tutorial groups under Community-based Projects, Reading and Writing Improvement Group, emotional management training groups, concentration training groups, and social communication learning groups. Students are provided with opportunities to perform and gain their senses of achievement. Support schemes for newly-arrived children, peer reading programme, Teacher-student buddy scheme, support scheme of educational psychologist and speech therapist is also provided.|
|Whole School Approach to Integrated Education||:||The school has established a Student Support Team to co-ordinate the resources of the school and the community. We implement various activities to support students with specific learning needs, such as speech therapy, educational psychological services, and learning and social skills groups. Our teachers also actively seek professional development to increase the readiness of fast-paced curriculum adaptation. Our school also organizes various peer support programmes, such as the "Big Brother and Sister Scheme" to facilitate the value of mutual support.|
|Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students||:||Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: providing after-school support programmes in learning Chinese; appointing additional teacher(s)/teaching assistant(s) to support NCS students' learning of Chinese; arranging intensive Chinese learning and teaching mode(s), e.g. pull-out learning if necessary, split-class/group learning, etc; and organising cultural integration activities.|
|Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation||:||1. Several classes are split into ability groups for main subjects.
2. Catering to students with SEN for homework and assessments, such as providing extra time and a separate room.
3. Adjust dictation difficulty according to student ability and implement.
4. Design levelled-worksheets and adapt course books for different abilities.
|Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos|
|Home-School Co-operation||:||The school maintains close contact with parents through various means. The school hosts activities involving students and their families, such as interest groups or volunteering events, and even invite parents to lead such groups or help in school activities, encouraging dialogue and involvement with the school.|
|School Ethos||:||Teachers foster students’ moral character via love and care. Students support and respect each other, building a harmonious and caring school culture.|
|School Development Plan||:||1. Refine teaching and learning strategies, for example, implementation of e-learning and teaching of creative thinking skills.
2. Develop sustainable multi-intelligence activities to develop students' potential and foster a positive mindset to enhance self-confidence and life attitude.
3. Enhance students' interests in reading and cultivate good reading habits.
|Teacher Professional Training & Development||:||There are different ways to enhance teachers' professionalism: organising teachers' development days, arranging for teachers to attend seminars and workshops and encouraging teachers to share and exchange ideas on teaching. Also, participation in a professional support scheme co-organised by the EDB and The Education University of Hong Kong encourages the formation of a co-learning group with the goal of developing into a proactive learning school.|
|Others||:||1. More than 20 scholarships, recognizing students with outstanding academic achievements and good conducts.
2. Foreign exchange, broadening students' horizons.
3. Active collaboration with community to support the school, for example, the Sino Group and the Rotary Club to support school development.
4. Students participated in the Community Youth Club Southern District Themed-Activity-Book Cover Design competition and win the first place and a distinction award. They also joined the Positive Parent Campaign "Mascot Design Challenges: Positive Parents-Heart United with Children".
Last revision date：02 September 2021