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St. Francis Xavier's College
Address: 45 Sycamore Street Tai Kok Tsui
Phone:   23932271    Email:   sfxadmin@sfxc.edu.hk
Fax:   23916101    Website:   http://www.sfxc.edu.hk

School Mission

The school was established by the Institute of the Marist Brothers whose founder St. Marcellin Champagnat had passed on the following beliefs and ideals as an integral part of his educational vision and mission – (i) That we should make Jesus known and loved among the young and the children, especially the poor and the least favoured. (ii) That to bring up children properly, we must love them, and love them all equally. (iii) That each of our students would cherish the love of God and accordingly develop his potentials fully, lead a meaningful life as an individual, and take a contributing role in society.

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School Information School Information
District : Yau Tsim Mong
Other District(s) : Sham Shui Po, Kowloon City
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Br. CHIN Yoon Choy
Principal : Mr. IU Kwong Chi
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Boys
School Size : About 3300 Sq. M
Sponsoring Body : Institute of Marist Brothers of School
Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established : Yes
Religion : Catholicism
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1955
School Motto : Gentle in Manner, Resolute in Action
Parent-Teacher Association : Yes
Student Union / Association : Yes
Past Students’ Association / School Alumni Association : Yes
Chargeable Fees (2019/2020) Chargeable Fees (2019/2020)
  School Fee($) Tong Fai($)  
S1 - $100  
S2 - $100  
S3 - $100  
S4 - $390  
S5 - $390  
S6 - $390  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($): $60  
Students' Association Membership Fee($): -  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): -  
Other Charges / Fees($): -  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : There are 27 standard classrooms, 12 special rooms including 4 laboratories, a lecture theatre, a visual art room, a Geography room, a computer room, a multi-media learning centre, a student activity centre, a music room and a library. All classrooms are air-conditioned and equipped with IT and AV facilities.
Facility for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs: : Ramp, Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head)
Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment: : 52
Total number of teachers in the school: : 55
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 95%
Bachelor Degree: : 100%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 60%
Special Education Training : : 44%
Working Experiences : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 4%
5-9 years : : 14%
10 years or above : : 82%
2019/2020 Class Structure 2019/2020 Class Structure
    No. of Classes
S1 : 4
S2 : 4
S3 : 4
S4 : 4
S5 : 4
S6 : 4
Subjects Offered Subjects Offered
Subjects Offered in 2019/2020 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : : Chinese Language, Chinese History, Putonghua, Liberal Studies (F.3 only)
English as the medium of instruction : : English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Humanities (F.1 to F.2), Science, Geography, Computer Literacy, Religious Studies, Music, Visual Arts, Moral & Civic Education, P.E., Business Fundamentals (F.3 only)
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : : -
Subjects Offered in 2019/2020 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : : Chinese Language, Chinese History, Liberal Studies, Ethics & Religious Studies, Japanese, Religious Studies (School-based), Moral & Civic Education
English as the medium of instruction : : English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, ICT, Economics, Geography, BAFS, P.E., Aesthetic Development
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : : -
Subjects to be Offered in 2020/2021 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : : Chinese Language, Chinese History, Putonghua, Liberal Studies (F.3)
English as the medium of instruction : : English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Humanities (F.1 to F.2), Science, Geography, Computer Literacy, Religious Studies, Music, Visual Arts, Moral & Civic Education, P.E., Business Fundamentals (F.3 only)
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : : -
Subjects to be Offered in 2020/2021 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : : Chinese Language, Chinese History, Liberal Studies, Ethics & Religious Studies, Japanese, Religious Studies (School-based), Moral & Civic Education
English as the medium of instruction : : English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, ICT, Economics, Geography, BAFS, P.E., Aesthetic Development
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : : -

Secondary One Admission, Orientation Activities & Healthy School Life Secondary One Admission, Orientation Activities & Healthy School Life
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 S.1 Discretionary Places Academic results: Rank order given by EDB (40%), Performance in interview (40%), Extra-curricular activities (10%), Relationship with our school (10%).
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : A two-week Bridging Course is organized in the summer holidays for new Form 1 students to help them adapt to the learning environment using English as the medium of instruction. An Orientation Day and an Induction Day are also organized to help parents and students respectively to familiarize themselves with our school system and our school life.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : 1. To maintain a vibrant learning community which brings about effectiveness and innovation in L&T practices.
2. To keep the tradition of being a Catholic School with the Marist Distinctive Styles.
(2) School Management Organisation: : The daily operation of the school on devising school policies and the coordination of various functions are undertaken by the principal with the assistance of the Administrative Panel, while the Staff Management Consultative Committee (SMCC) is to give advice to the principal on various school issues.The members of SMCC include the principal, the Administrative Panel, elected and appointed teacher representatives.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee: : The Incorporated Management Committee (IMC) was formed in 2013. The IMC will comprise the school principal, sponsoring body managers, teacher managers, parent managers, an alumni manager and an independent manager. The IMC decides the directions of the school and acts as a bridge between various school stakeholders.
(4) School Green Policy: : There is a scheme of recycling used paper throughout the year, while other club and co-curricular activities also aim at promoting students' awareness of protecting the environment.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy: : 1. English Language has been adopted as the medium of instruction since the establishment of our school in 1955.
2. From F.1 to F.3, all subjects are taught in English except for Chinese Language, Chinese History, Putonghua and F.3 Liberal Studies.
3. From F.4 to F.6, all subjects are taught in English except for Chinese Language, Chinese History, Visual Arts, Liberal Studies, Ethics and Religious Studies, school-based Religious Studies and Moral & Civic Education.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies: : 1. The practice of collaborative lesson planning in the core subjects and peer lesson observation is fostered to promote teaching effectiveness.
2. ‘Assessment for learning’ is emphasized and diversified forms of formative assessment are arranged timely throughout the academic terms.
3. To boost students’ academic achievement, there is a regular test system for all forms. Enhancement and remedial courses, study skills workshops and tutorial classes are also organized for the students of different levels.
4. Small-class teaching is fully implemented in all junior form classes. Enhancement courses in major subjects are organized for the higher achievers, while remedial classes are conducted for less able students. Tutorial classes for revision purposes are held after school and before the final examination respectively.
5. For Senior Secondary, enhancement courses are organized for the more able students. Tutorial and remedial classes are held during the post-examination period and summer holiday respectively.
6. Giving opportunities to all F.3 students to experience all Senior Secondary subjects and having a wide variety of elective subjects combination allow students to be in a better position to choose their favorite subjects according to their own interest to plan for their future studies and career paths.
7. Tablet computers and various online platforms are adopted to raise the learning and teaching effectiveness.
(3) School-based Curriculum: : 1. Electives: 3X. Senior Secondary students have to study three elective subjects out of eleven.
2. Curriculum highlights: The curriculum of junior levels has been re-structured to allow smooth transition towards the senior secondary curriculum. School-based Liberal Studies has been introduced in Form 3 to develop the generic skills. Integrated Humanities and Science has tight cross-curricular collaboration with English Language to enhance students’ capabilities of using English in content subjects.
(4) Development of Key Tasks: : 1. Reading to learn: For F.1 and F.2, reading lesson is included in each cycle. Book recommendation by teachers or students is held regularly in the morning assembly. A Reading Enhancement Scheme is open to all students. The school library has adopted the software of SLS so that students can assess or search for materials in the school library system through the internet. Besides, the library also helps to promote reading atmosphere by timely organizing book exhibitions. Online reading platform is also set up to enhance students’ English capability through reading and studying the Language Across the Curriculum (LAC) materials.
2. IT for interactive learning: Every student and teacher has their own intranet account which provides them an interactive learning and teaching platform. Students can record the progress of learning in their own e-profile. School has provided different e-learning platform, such as MySmartSTEAM or Wise News, to extend learning activities outside school.
3. Project learning: Project Learning is launched in different junior secondary subjects.
4. Moral and Civic Education: There is a school-based curriculum for Moral and Civic Education from F.1 to F.6. The themes of the Morning Assembly and F.1 to F.6 Form Assemblies tight in with curriculum.
(5) Career and Life Planning: : Our school intends to equip students with skills and capacities to develop their own plans in order to face various academic or career challenges. The Careers Guidance Committee of the school offers various services to assist our students, including Career Expo, Mentorship Scheme, individual and group counseling, form-specific goal setting and life planning workshops, career-related experience activities and mock interview workshops.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity: : 1. For Junior Secondary, there are elite classes and ordinary classes, and small-class teaching is implemented in all Forms 1 to 3 classes. Enhancement courses in major subjects are organized for the higher achievers, while remedial classes are conducted for less able students. Tutorial classes for revision purposes are held before the final examination.
2. For Senior Secondary, enhancement courses are organized for the more able students. Tutorial and remedial classes are held during the post-examination period and summer holiday respectively.
3. We have designated a Special Education Needs (SEN) Coordinator under the Counselling Committee of the school to coordinate support measures for students with SEN students. A host of school-based professionals, including an education psychologist, social workers, a psychiatric nurse and a speech therapist, also station in the school regularly to provide support for our students.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education: : There is a working group under the Counselling Committee of the school for coordinating all supportive measures for the students with Special Education Needs (SEN). In recent years, various measures such as Social Development Group, Emotional Regulation Group and individual career guidance have been added to enrich their all-round development. Moreover, adjustments in examinations are arranged on an individual basis. Apart from the aforementioned groups for students, a group has also been organized for the parents of SEN students to empower them to cope with their sons’ educational needs. Finally, a school-based educational psychologist also stations in the school regularly to provide additional support for our students.
(3) Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students : Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: appoints 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 developing school-based Chinese Language curriculum and/or adapting learning and teaching materials.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment: : There is a regular test system for all forms. Different forms of formative assessment, including regular tests and various subject-based assignments or project works are designed to monitor students' learning progress. Two examinations are adopted annually as summative assessments to assess students' learning performance. Both term examinations and formative assessments are counted for the subject total of different subjects.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation: : All teachers are members of PTA, and six teachers are Committee members of PTA. A PTA bulletin is published on regular basis for all parents and teachers. There is a wide variety of functions held each year, including Parents' Gatherings for each form, the annual picnic, the Parents Day and seminars of different topics. PTA also participate school functions e.g. Caritas Bazaar, Healthy Living week, etc. and contributes scholarship to students with outstanding academic performance.
(2) School Ethos: : With a cohesive school community, a harmonious relationship has been established between teachers and students. Students and Alumni all have student sense of belonging to their alma mater. We emphasize ‘Autonomy, Self-discipline and Respect’ We prefer counseling and giving advice to punishment or reprimand. The school campus is open all year round so that students can always come back for their studies and take part in various activities.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan: : In the School Development Plan of 2018-2021, the major concerns are as follows:
1. That maintains SFXC a vibrant learning community which brings about effectiveness and innovation in L&T practices.
2. That SFXC keeps the tradition of being a Catholic School with the Marist Distinctive Styles.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development: : The school encourages teachers to attend the training courses related to the needs of their teaching profession. In recent years, the school has arranged various interflow and exchange opportunities for teachers to enhance their teaching effectiveness. Our school also works with the School-based Support Services, EDB, to assist us to make use of e-learning strategies to foster our students’ capability in independent learning.
Life-wide Learning Activities including Five Essential Learning Experiences, Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc. : We believe that Co-curricular activity is an essential part of whole-person education. By taking part in them, students learn how to co-operate with other people, and their horizon of knowledge will be broadened. Our activities include sports team, school bands, instrumental groups, uniform and social services groups, inter-club, inter-house and inter-school functions and competitions, and a variety of courses all the year round. To develop their aesthetic potential, all Form One and Two students has to join our ‘Xaverians Project’.
Others :

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Direct public transportation to School : MTR: Prince Edward Station Exit D2.
Bus: 2, 2A, 12A, 36B, 43C, 44, 212.
Remarks : To implement small-class teaching in F.1 to F.3, our school allocates the approved student intake of 4 classes into 5 classes.
School Map School Map
  • Main entrance of our school
    Main entrance of our school
  • Farewell of F.6 boys
    Farewell of F.6 boys
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