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香港道教聯合會鄧顯紀念中學
Hong Kong Taoist Association Tang Hin Memorial Secondary School
Address: Choi Yuen Estate, Sheung Shui, N.T.
Phone:   26726820    Email:   school@tanghin.edu.hk
Fax:   26720711    Website:   http://www.tanghin.edu.hk

School Mission

Our mission is to provide a holistic education based on Taoism, placing equal emphasis on students’ moral, intellectual, physical, social and aesthetic development. In accordance with our motto “Grasp Principles, Cultivate Virtues”, we are dedicated to helping students develop moral integrity and academic excellence.

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School Information School Information
District : North
Other District(s) :
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Dr. Tong Wai Ki (SBS, MH)
Principal : Mr. Lau Chi Yuen (B.Sc., P.C.Ed., M.Sc., M.Ed., Cert. in Counselling, Cert. in Discipline)
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Co-ed
School Size : About 5400 Sq. M
Sponsoring Body : Hong Kong Taoist Association
Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established : Yes
Religion : Taoism
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1982
School Motto : Grasping Principles, Cultivating Virtues
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 - -  
S2 - -  
S3 - -  
S4 - $340  
S5 - $340  
S6 - $340  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($): $60  
Students' Association Membership Fee($): $20  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): $310 (Further improvement of teaching and learning facilities)  
Other Charges / Fees($): -  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : ● Teaching facilities: laboratories, Visual Arts Room, Library, Music Room and computer rooms. All classrooms have access to computers and audio-visual aids.
● Self-study facilities: online learning platform and multi-media resources.
● Other campus facilities: Lecture Theatre, Nature Trail, Art Gallery, Chinese-style Garden, Culture Gallery, Campus TV Studio, dance studio, smart card system, roof garden and solar powered meteorological station.
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: : 60
Total number of teachers in the school: : 62
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 100%
Bachelor Degree: : 100%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 58%
Special Education Training : : 13%
Working Experiences : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 6%
5-9 years : : 2%
10 years or above : : 92%
2019/2020 Class Structure 2019/2020 Class Structure
    No. of Classes
S1 : 5
S2 : 5
S3 : 4
S4 : 5
S5 : 4
S6 : 5
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, Physical Education, Putonghua, Life Education
English as the medium of instruction : : English Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies, Integrated Science, Geography, Computer Literacy, Visual Arts, Music
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, Liberal Studies, Chinese History, Chinese Literature, Physical Education
English as the medium of instruction : : English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography, History, Economics, Information and Communication Technology, 'Business, Accounting and Financial Studies'
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : : Japanese
Subjects to be Offered in 2020/2021 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : : Chinese Language, Chinese History, Physical Education, Putonghua, Life Education
English as the medium of instruction : : English Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies, Integrated Science, Geography, Computer Literacy, Visual Arts, Music
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, Liberal Studies, Chinese History, Chinese Literature, Physical Education
English as the medium of instruction : : English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography, History, Economics, Information and Communication Technology, 'Business, Accounting and Financial Studies'
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : : Japanese

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 ).Interview (30%), Academic results and conduct in primary school (30%), Extra-curricular activities / school or social services / prizes (20%), Students’ rank order of academic performance provided by EDB (20%).
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : Orientation Activities:
● Form One Orientation Day: Give parents and new students a better understanding of the school through activities arranged.
● Form One Summer English Bridging Programme: Curriculum and teaching materials are designed to help students adapt to an English-medium learning environment.
● Orientation Week: S.1 students are guided by senior students to tour the school campus. This helps our new students to become familiar with the school environment and be better prepared for their secondary schooling.

Healthy Life:
● The Health Education Unit advises students about matters relating to health. It also organizes various activities such as health talks and the influenza vaccination programme.
● We take part in the School Physical Fitness Award Scheme (SPFAS) to promote student participation in regular exercise for good health.
● The Rope Skipping Team promotes rope skipping activities to strengthen students’ cardiopulmonary functions.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : We put emphasis on enhancing moral and academic calibre. We expect our students to be caring persons and leaders of tomorrow.
(2) School Management Organisation: : Under the supervision of the Incorporated Management Committee, various administrative units such as the Executive Committee, the Studies Unit, the Discipline Unit, and the Counselling Unit implement school policies. They liaise with the Parent-Teacher Association, the Student Union, teachers and alumni on a regular basis.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee: : The Incorporated Management Committee comprises representatives from the sponsoring body, independent professionals, parents, teachers, and alumni. The IMC is responsible for giving general directions to the school in the formulation of education policies, and for overseeing school performance.
(4) School Green Policy: : ● The Conservancy Club has been established to encourage environmental protection. Each class has a green prefect to implement conservation policies.
● Our school has a nature trail and a roof garden to enrich students’ knowledge about greening the environment.
● In order to promote the use of renewable energy, our school has installed solar panels to generate clean energy.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy: : ● Use English as the medium of instruction in all subjects except Chinese Language, Chinese History, Physical Education, Putonghua and Life Education, and arrange a variety of language activities to raise students’ standard in English. The language activities include English weeks, training programmes for choral speaking, English overseas study tours, etc.
● Develop student interest in learning Chinese Language through activities such as the appreciation of good writing and speeches delivered by renowned writers.
● Include Putonghua in the junior school curriculum and ensure that all S.3 students reach a competence level.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies: : ● Improve the curriculum in Chinese, English and Mathematics to ensure that students have a strong foundation for learning.
● Adopt student-centred learning activities to develop students’ thinking skills.
● Put emphasis on interaction and feedback between students and teachers in order to enhance students’ learning effectiveness.
● Have more co-curricular activities to enrich students’ learning experiences.
(3) School-based Curriculum: : 1. Electives: 3X. Our school offers 49 subject combinations for students to choose. Students are able to choose three electives according to their interests and abilities. The more able students are allowed to select Japanese as their fourth elective.
2. Curriculum highlights:
● Introduce Liberal Studies in junior forms to prepare students well for the senior secondary curriculum.
● Help students to develop positive moral values through Life Education.
● Organise life-wide learning activities to ensure necessary exposure of students for balanced and whole-person development.
(4) Development of Key Tasks: : ● Cultivate students’ reading habits through various activities such as extensive reading schemes, subject-based reading programmes, book exhibitions and Good Book Recommendation.
● Encourage e-learning and STEM education in order to strengthen students’ independent learning skills.
● Provide systematic training on project-based learning skills to help students develop their generic abilities.
● Life Education integrated into the formal curriculum will go with moral programmes to cultivate virtues and civic awareness in students.
(5) Career and Life Planning: : ● Help students develop their potential and better prepare them for the pursuit of their life goals.
● Equip students with transferable skills that can be applied in their future studies and career.
● Arrange talks, workshops and visits for students to help them draw up their plan for the future.
● Elevate students’ capacity to get used to making informed choices among the multiple paths of further studies.
● Provide students and parents with information for further studies such as data about the JUPAS choices, admission requirements of universities and overseas institutions.
● Arrange activities such as Mock JUPAS and Mentorship Scheme to enhance students’ awareness of various paths for further studies and their understanding of the world of work.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity: : ● Establish a Student Support Team to cater for individual student needs.
● Implement remedial programmes to consolidate students’ skills and knowledge, and ensure a strong foundation for learning.
● Set up a Gifted Students Development Unit to provide the opportunities for students to achieve their true potential.
● The Counselling Unit and the Junior Form Affairs Unit provide individual guidance for students.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education: : ● The Student Support Team has been established. It consists of the heads of Studies Unit, Counselling Unit and Exam Unit, counselling teachers, form masters, social workers, an educational psychologist, subject teachers and teaching assistants.
● Regular meetings are held to discuss the learning progress of SEN students and adaptation measures are adopted in the areas of teaching and assessment.
● There is also the Learning Support Grant for employing 2 teaching assistants and organizing after-school activities. The activities include individual guidance, tutoring, training of social skills, speech therapy services, etc.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment: : ● Adopt the methods of continuous assessment and provide students with positive feedback and guidance in order to encourage them to learn.
● Release students’ academic performance reports to parents four times a year to foster closer links between school and parents.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation: : Establish a close liaison with parents through the Parent-Teacher Association, Parents’ Day, seminars, student handbooks, circulars, the school webpage, etc.
(2) School Ethos: : ● We put emphasis on moral education. Our students are well-mannered and self-disciplined.
● An integrated moral education programme has been introduced to help students develop positive moral values.
● A “Big Brothers and Sisters” scheme has been established to foster a caring environment.
● The Student Union organizes various activities to create harmonious teacher-student relations.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan: : 1. Formulate an all-round development plan to cultivate students’ positive values. The policies are as follows:
● Improve the reward and punishment scheme and moral activities to help students build self-discipline.
● Organize activities such as ‘Clean Our School Campaign’ to cultivate students’ self-management skills.
● Run activities such as courses, group work and voluntary services to help students improve their mental health.
● Through the curriculum of Life Education and counselling services, students are helped to develop a good inter-personal relationship.
● Arrange talks, workshops and visits for students to help them draw up their plan for the future.
● Encourage students to participate in extra-curricular activities to foster their leadership and service spirit.
● Promote national and civic education.
2. Implement the Effective Learning Programme to enhance teaching effectiveness. The policies are as follows:
● Improve the curriculum to ensure sound preparation for the SS.
● Upgrade students’ independent learning skills through e-learning.
● Promote STEM education to develop students’ creativity.
● Cater for student diversity to help students achieve their full academic potential.
● Enhance student proficiency in English.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development: : ● Teachers actively participate in training courses and seminars.
● Professional development seminars are held to prepare teachers for the new curriculum.
Life-wide Learning Activities including Five Essential Learning Experiences, Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc. : ● Mission: In order to uphold the principle of “one art for life”, students are encouraged to participate in at least one cultural or art activity.
● Extra-curricular structure: There are the Student Union, four houses, twenty-seven clubs and eleven school teams.
● Co-curricular activities: Various activities and Life-wide Learning Day are organized to broaden students’ horizons.
Others : 1. HKDSE (2019):
● The average pass rate of all the subjects was 100%; 87.2% of students attained an average of Level 4 or above; on average, each student gained 0.49 (Level 5**), 1.14 (Level 5*), 1.61 (Level 5) and 2.51 (Level 4).
● 97.6% of our students fulfilled the university admission requirements; 89.4% of our students attained Level 4 or above in five subjects; 98.4% of our students enrolled in the universities in Hong Kong through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS); 96.7% of our students will take degree courses through JUPAS.
● 13 students scored 37 points or above in the best 6 subjects.
2. Extra-curricular achievements:
● Champions of the World Cup of Rope Skipping World Championships and World Youth Tournament; Champions of the Asia Cup of Asian Rope Skipping Championships; Champions in rope-skipping competitions in Hong Kong
● Winner of Gold Prizes in Schools Speech Choir Showcase
● Winner of the Honour Awards in the Schools Dance Festival
● Students have outstanding performance in the competitions of Mathematics, Physics, Information Technology, writing, calligraphy, speech, debate, public speaking, drama, Arts, basketball, handball, table-tennis, swimming and services.
Direct public transportation to School : In proximity to Sheung Shui MTR Station and Sheung Shui Bus Terminus
Remarks : Our school does not run an Applied Learning Programme, but we arrange various courses and activities to enrich students’ Other Learning Experiences. Student performance in the activities is recorded in the Student Learning Profile.
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  • Our school campus
    Our school campus
  • Students who scored 37 points or above in the best 6 subjects in the HKDSE (2019) with the Principal, Mr. Lau Chi Yuen
    Students who scored 37 points or above in the best 6 subjects in the HKDSE (2019) with the Principal, Mr. Lau Chi Yuen
  • Winner of the Honour Awards in the Schools Dance Festival
    Winner of the Honour Awards in the Schools Dance Festival
  • Happy School Life in Tang Hin
    Happy School Life in Tang Hin
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