We provide student-centered education with the aim of: raising the ability to learn, and command of Chinese, English, as well as Information Technology, and - fostering creativity, innovation, independent thinking, initiative, self-confidence, the desire to excel, benevolence, honesty, sense of responsibility and public spirit.
|Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee||:||Mr. Lee Shing Put|
|Principal||:||Ms. Lam Tak Chun|
|School Size||:||About 5000 Sq. M|
|Sponsoring Body||:||Lok Sin Tong Benevolent Society|
|Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established||:||Yes|
|Year of Commencement of Operation||:||1990|
|School Motto||:||Benevolence, Affection, Diligence and Faithfulness|
|Student Union / Association||:||Yes|
|Past Students’ Association / School Alumni Association||:||Yes|
|School Fee($)||Tong Fai($)|
|Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($):||$30|
|Students' Association Membership Fee($):||$30|
|Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($):||-|
|Other Charges / Fees($):||-|
|School Facilities:||:||- All the classrooms, special rooms and the school hall are installed with air-conditioning.
- 1 multi-media learning centre, observation room,
- 3 computer-assisted learning rooms,
- 1 Language Laboratory
- 1 Campus TV Studio with HD TV transmission system
- 1 computerized library
- 1 Student Activity Room *30 classrooms
- Special rooms for Music, Art, D&T, HE & Science subjects
- Up to millennium premises standard.
- All classrooms and special rooms are equipped with computers, LCD projectors and visualizers.
- Optical fiber with 56Gbp bandwidth and wifi are installed, networking the whole school
|Facility for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs:||:||Ramp, Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.|
|Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment:||:||57|
|Total number of teachers in the school:||:||60|
|Qualifications and Professional Training||:||Percentage of teaching staff (%)|
|Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education :||:||98%|
|Master / Doctorate Degree or above :||:||52%|
|Special Education Training :||:||33%|
|Working Experiences||:||Percentage of teaching staff (%)|
|0-4 years :||:||5%|
|5-9 years :||:||7%|
|10 years or above :||:||88%|
|No. of Classes|
|Subjects Offered in 2019/2020 School Year||:||S.1 - S.3|
|Chinese as the medium of instruction :||:||Chinese, Chinese History, Putonghua, Physical Education, Home Economics, Design and Technology, Visual Arts, Computers, Music, Geography (F.3), Economics (F.3)|
|English as the medium of instruction :||:||English Language|
|Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group :||:||Mathematics, Integrated Humanities*, Integrated Science*, Integrated Business (F.3)|
|Subjects Offered in 2019/2020 School Year||:||S.4 - S.6|
|Chinese as the medium of instruction :||:||Chinese Language, Liberal Studies, Chinese History, History, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Visual Arts, Geography, Information and Communication Technology, Economics, Physical Education|
|English as the medium of instruction :||:||English Language, Physic, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics (Extended Part)|
|Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group :||:||Mathematics, Business Accounting and Financial Studies|
|Subjects to be Offered in 2020/2021 School Year||:||S.1 - S.3|
|Chinese as the medium of instruction :||:||Chinese Language, Chinese History, Putonghua, Physical Education, Home Economics, Design and Technology, Visual Arts, Computers, Music, Geography (F.3), Economics (F.3)|
|English as the medium of instruction :||:||English Language|
|Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group :||:||Mathematics, Integrated Humanities*, Integrated Science*, Integrated Business* (F.3)|
|Subjects to be Offered in 2020/2021 School Year||:||S.4 - S.6|
|Chinese as the medium of instruction :||:||Chinese Language, Liberal Studies, Chinese History, History, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Visual Arts, Geography, Economics, Information and Communication Technology, Physical Education|
|English as the medium of instruction :||:||English Language, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics (Extended Part)|
|Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group :||:||Mathematics, Business Accounting and Financial Studies|
*Subjects with extended learning activities (ELA) in English
|Secondary One Admission||:||Our school will accept discretionary places. Our school will participate in the Secondary School Places Allocation System through central allocation stage (Applicable for admission to S.1 in September 2020 ).Admission Criteria and Weightings for S1 Discretionary Places: Academic Achievements 40%, Performance at interview 30%, Conduct & attitude 20%, Performance in extra-curricular activities 10%.|
|Orientation Activities and Healthy Life||:||Form One Orientation Programme and Form One Preparatory Course are held in mid July for new students and their parents. Through activities such as talks, group activities and meeting with class teachers, it is hoped that the Form One students will know the school better and settle into the school life as soon as possible. Also class spirit will be established.Besides, an English bridging course and a sports programme are organized to teach new Form one students some basic study skills and help them to adapt to the new school life. Form One Activity Day and parent-child activities are held in late August, which provides an opportunity for Form One students to establish class spirit and developmental goals.
We put heavy emphasis on our students' physical and mental health. Besides instilling the importance of eating right to stay fit, we also offer a wide range of extracurricular activities such as sports programs and "Fruit Day" for students to participate.
|(1)School's Major Concerns||:||
Please refer to school website.
|(2) School Management Organisation:||:||The Incorporated Management Committee (IMC) is the highest authority of the school. The IMC is composed of representatives from the school sponsoring body, the Lok Sin Tong Benevolent Society, Kowloon, representatives of parents, teachers, alumni, the school principal and independent manager.|
|(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee:||:||We set up Incorporated Management Committee (IMC) and school development committee.|
|(4) School Green Policy:||:||Introducing 'Four Energy Saving Policies': close the door, switch off the lights / fans / air conditioners when leaving the classrooms.
Purchasing Energy Label Grade 1 air-conditioner. Reducing waste and promoting recycling on the campus. Appointing Environment Protection Ambassadors to raise students' awareness on environmental protection. Our school has installed a Renewable Energy System --- solar panels on the rooftop of our school premises, and take part in the” Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff Scheme” of CLP. Through the development of renewable energy and related teaching activities, we aim at further promote environmental education in our school by enhancing students' environmental protection knowledge.
|Learning and Teaching Plan|
|(1) Whole-school Language Policy:||:||We aim to raise students' English, Chinese and Putonghua abilities through intra-school and inter-school activities. Under the Fine-tuning language policy, apart from the subjects of English Language, some Form one to Form three students are taught in English or Chinese in Mathematics, Integrated Science, Integrated Humanities, Commerce. We offer extended learning activities in English for Integrated Science and Integrated Humanities subjects in junior forms for non-English learning students. In junior forms, we organize drama performances, writing courses, oral workshops, reading lessons and an online reading programme and we publicize students' work, in order to enhance students' English standard. We organize a Form 3 Bridging course which aims to enable students to study the non-language subjects in English. Depending on students' Putonghua ability of form 1 and form 2 students, we may offer one class to teach the subject of Chinese in Putonghua and offer a wide range of activities such as Chinese week, Project learning, Morning Reading Sessions, an Online reading Programme, Putonghua Fun Day and a Putonghua drama competition.|
|(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies:||:||In junior forms, the three core subjects as well as Integrated Humanities and Integrated Science aim to improve students' Chinese, English and Putonghua standard and their thinking skills and various generic skills. We also nurture generic skills and analytical power through life-wide learning period, project learning and collaborative learning. In senior forms, we help students to excel in public examinations. We encourage students to set targets and run homework assistance schemes after school to nurture their perseverance. Based on each key learning area, cross-curriculum collaboration and activities are incorporated to enhance our students' generic skills and learning effectiveness. Moreover, we place great emphasis on bridging the gap between the curriculum and students' learning ability in junior and senior forms. The teaching syllabuses of junior form Integrated Humanities are tailored to bridge the learning of Liberal Studies in senior forms.. Besides, Integrated Science in junior forms enables students to learn Physics, Chemistry and Biology in senior forms. Integrated Business Studies in Form three enables students to learn BAFS in senior forms. We offer a rich choice of Arts, Science, Commercial and Practical subjects, part of which are in both Chinese and English to cater for students' diverse needs and interests. To enhance students' ability and interest in reading, we conduct Reading Award Schemes, iLearner and Online Reading Programmes. Focus on nurturing students' self-directed learning through pre-lesson assignments and online self-learning systems to establish our students' self-learning habit.|
|(3) School-based Curriculum:||:||1. Electives: 2X and 3X. Senior form elective subjects: Chinese History, History, Chinese Literature, Combined Science, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Visual Arts, Geography, ICT, Physic, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics Extended Part, Economics, Business Accounting and Financial Studies, Japanese.
2. Curriculum highlights: In order to cater for learner diversity and meet the different needs of our students in regular classrooms, our school implements differentiation in our curriculum planning, including subject contents, teaching progress and assessments. Information technology (IT) is also used in teaching and learning to promote self-directed learning. In the senior secondary curriculum, our school offers more than ten elective subjects for students to choose. Our students can choose 2-3 elective subjects as well as the Extended Part of Mathematics. Our school provides every student to receive quality education with multiple development pathways for further studies and career development. There are two sessions for Other Learning Experience (OLE) every week in our school timetable to extend the classroom experiences of our students. Through a wide range of activities, such as field trips, visits, talks and seminars and so forth, students would be able to deepen and consolidate their classroom learning and further develop their multiple intelligences.
|(4) Development of Key Tasks:||:||We promote e-learning for increasing the interaction and interest in classroom teaching. We also attach great importance to learner diversity through adjusting the syllabus, adopting grouping for teaching and implementing different strategies and methods to let students of varied abilities gain knowledge.
Our school values moral education, encouraging our students to purse exemplary conduct and foster positive thinking proactively. Through diversified and quality activities, we instill correct values and proactive life attitudes into our students. Our school also puts effort into broadening the student's learning experience so as to develop their potential, boost their positive energy and enhance their mental well being.
|(5) Career and Life Planning:||:||Our School Life Planning team delivers Life planning curriculum and a series of activities (e.g. talk and workshops in F.1 and F.2 to introduce the job world to our students and life planning curriculum in F.3 to let students learn more about themselves and the relationship between subject choice and career. Life Planning courses for the senior students including job and aptitude tests aim at enhancing their knowledge and skills and cultivating a correct attitude in making career related choices. Through Applied Learning Course, Job Shadowing, Summer Career Guidance Camp, Universities Visits, Business- School Partnership Programme, job visit, job sharing by former students, mock interviews, mock release of HKDSE results and "Human Library" can learn how to set optimal goal through up to date information. Talks and exhibitions about further studies in local, Taiwan and China will also be organised to broaden students' and parents' vision. Individual Counselling services are provided by career teachers to each Senior Secondary student and lower form students in need. This is an intensive service aiming at helping individuals to explore their aptitudes, interest and abilities to reach the student’s full potentials.|
|(1) Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity:||:||We collaborate with EDB as well as School-based support teams. The subjects like Chinese English, Liberal Studies, Mathematics and Integrated Science tailor the teaching syllabuses, teaching strategies and assessment methods to cater for students' diverse learning abilities. Also, we stream students into different classes and groups based on their learning or language abilities. In senior forms we adopt both Chinese and English as medium of instruction in teaching some of the elective subjects. We offer some remedial and enhancement classes after school and on Saturdays for junior form students.We also promote courses gifted students and discover and train students with potentials in languages, Maths & Science, technology and leadership through school-based courses and those offered by service providers. Apart from learning aspects, we arrange for a teacher with professional qualifications in psychology to offer counselling service to students. We may coordinate with parents, social workers and education psychologists to provide an individual education plan to help students in need.|
|(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education:||:||The aims of the integrated education in our school are to assist students with special educational needs (SENs) to be accustomed to the campus life and allow other students to accept and care about SENs, so that a harmonious school atmosphere can be achieved. A SEN committee consisting of teachers, social workers and educational psychologists is established in our school. The school-based SEN social workers and educational psychologists provide consultation, counselling and group activities for students and parents regularly to cater for their needs. Also, a homework counselling class conducted by designated social workers and tutors is arranged to render assistance to students with learning difficulties. Besides following up students’ learning progress, the committee also offers emotional support so as to foster students’ all-round development and a healthy, positive mindset to face their campus lives. Moreover, our school would hire a variety of professionals to provide different assessments, treatment services and special homework and examination rangements for SENs. If necessary, personalized study plans would also be drawn up and executed, and the students’ learning would be monitored and discussed with parents, teachers and educational psychologists on a regular basis. By doing so, the students’ needs would be better understood with provision of effective support. Regarding the integrated education in this school, we hold a range of activities throughout the school year to let students realize the diversity and differences of humans through games, experiences, dramas and film appreciation. This also brings up a message of acceptance and tolerance, which helps foster a culture of mutual respect and campus integration.|
|(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment:||:||*2 uniform tests and 2 term exams are conducted per academic year. *We adjust the syllabus of assessment for SEN students.
*Supplement the exams and tests with Continuous Assessment to promote good learning habit.
|Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos|
|(1) Home-School Co-operation:||:||Close communication and cooperation with parents is achieved through The Parent-teacher Association, which holds more than 10 meetings and activities each year for different student levels and on different themes. Parents and teachers of S.1 meet at least 5 times each year to help students adapt to and enjoy school life.Also, the Parent-Teacher Association holds a range of activities annually, including the one-day outing and Chinese New Year poon choi feast to gather parents, teacher and students together, enchancing understanding and relationship among them.|
|(2) School Ethos:||:||Our school’s motto is Benevolence, Love, Diligence and Sincerity with an aim to cultivate students’ all around development of the five nurtures - morality, wisdom, physique, unity and aesthetic. In order to create good school spirit, our school not only requires our students to observe disciplines but also provides our students with an affective and cooperative learning atmosphere.
With a view to providing a good learning environment for our students, we make every effort to strengthen the cooperation between the school and the parents through organizing parents’ days, parents’ nights and parent-teacher activities and publishing school newsletters.
We put a great emphasis on moral and character education. We have set up a framework for cultivating our students’ virtues like integrity, sincerity, humility, diligence, benevolence and perseverance. Also, our students are nurtured to value the natural environment.
As regards academic atmosphere, we demand our students to strive for excellence, perseverance and diligence. Also, students should excel in academic and moral aspects. Our students have a habit of doing lesson preparation, revision and submitting their homework on time.
Our students obey the school motto and disciplines and they are courageous, righteous and responsible citizens in the community.
|(1) School Development Plan:||:||*Raise standards in Chinese, English and Putonghua. *Foster ability in independent thinking, self-confidence, self-discipline and self-rule. *Promote quality lessons, quality assignments and e-learning. *To bridge the learning divergence of students *Encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration, inter-subjects collaboration to promote students' English standard, develop generic learning skills and promote academic result in public examinations. *Develop life planning. Nurture positive peer influence, class spirit and school ethos, so that students can excel in conduct and academic performance.|
|(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development:||:||*3 staff development days per year. *Encourage sharing across subject departments, lesson preparation and class observation. We also join the Quality Circle organized by Lok Sin Tong in order to encourage sharing with other schools.|
|Life-wide Learning Activities including Five Essential Learning Experiences, Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc.||:||There are about 50 co-curricular activities in the school to nurture students all round development. To broaden students' horizons and facilitate the application of knowledge learnt, we encourage students to participate in various inter-school and district-wide competitions. Activities such as Chinese week, English week, Mathematics and Science week, LS week, Putonghua week and Sunshine Character Week. Besides, we hold a variety of balls competitions and singing contest, Long Distance Run Along Shing Mun River, Mathematics and Science Quiz and Sports Day yearly. Life-wide learning periods on environment conservation, social services, experiential learning and visits to territories outside the SAR are organized. Our school also arranges a variety of excursions and enlightenment activities for students.|
|Others||:||A number of scholarships are offered to our students, including several scholarships granted to senior secondary school students, students with remarkable academic achievements and the S.6 graduates who are admitted successfully to approved degree programmes offered by Hong Kong tertiary institutes. Parent-Teacher Association Scholarship is also established to award students with excellent performances.|
|Direct public transportation to School||:||Bus: 46X, 80, 81M, 85B, 86B, 87B, 88K
MTR: Tai Wai Station
|Remarks||:||Voluntary Optimisation of Class Structure Scheme 2011-12|