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佛教沈香林紀念中學
Buddhist Sum Heung Lam Memorial College
Address: Estate Secondary School No.1, Tai Hing Estate, Tuen Mun, N.T.
Phone:   24623177    Email:   info@bshlmc.edu.hk
Fax:   24559709    Website:   http://www.bshlmc.edu.hk

School Mission

We adopt to “Enlighten the Wisdom, Manifest with Compassion” as our school motto, and our commitment is to offer students a holistic education upon Buddhist values and to nurture and develop in them moral, intellectual, physical, social, aesthetic and spiritual virtues in a balanced way. Hence, students can be self-motivated, resolute and devoted to making valuable contributions to the community, and be prepared for a sublime state of life.

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School Information School Information
District : Tuen Mun
Other District(s) : Yuen Long
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Ven. SIK Hin Hung
Principal : Mr. LUI Hang Sum (B.Sc., M.Sc., PGDE, MCSE, CCNP)
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Co-ed
School Size : About 5000 Sq. M
Sponsoring Body : Hong Kong Buddhist Association
Incorporated Management Committee been established : Established
Religion : Buddhism
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1978
School Motto : Enlighten the Wisdom, Manifest with Compassion
Parent-Teacher Association : Yes
Student Union / Association : Yes
Past Students’ Association / School Alumni Association : Yes
Chargeable Fees (2020/2021) Chargeable Fees (2020/2021)
  School Fee($) Tong Fai($)  
S1 - -  
S2 - -  
S3 - -  
S4 - $330  
S5 - $330  
S6 - $330  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($): $30  
Students' Association Membership Fee($): $20  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): $310  
Other Charges / Fees($): -  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : The School is equipped with ample facilities such as the School Hall, English Activity Room, Science Laboratories, Multimedia Learning Centre, Library, Geography Room cum Student Activity Room, Counselling Room, Integrated Education Room, Meditation Room, Student Union Room, Campus TV Studio, two basketball courts, a volleyball court, covered playgrounds, Study Area and so on.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs: : Audio to text hardware and software.
Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head)
Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment: : 47
Total number of teachers in the school: : 47
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 98%
Bachelor Degree: : 100%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 57%
Special Education Training : : 43%
Working Experiences : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 13%
5-9 years : : 19%
10 years or above : : 68%
2020/2021 Class Structure 2020/2021 Class Structure
    No. of Classes
S1 : 3
S2 : 3
S3 : 3
S4 : 3
S5 : 3
S6 : 3
Subjects Offered Subjects Offered
Subjects Offered in 2020/2021 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : : S.1 to S.3: Chinese Language, Putonghua, Mathematics, Science*, Chinese History, Life And Society, Design and Technology, Home Economics, Music, Physical Education, Visual Arts, Buddhist Moral Values Education, Computer Literacy; S.3: History, Geography
English as the medium of instruction : : English Language
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : : -
Subjects Offered in 2020/2021 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : : Chinese Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies, Chemistry, Biology, Information and Communication Technology, Physical Education, Visual Arts, History, Economics, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Ethics and Religious Studies, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Buddhist Moral Values Education
English as the medium of instruction : : English Language
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : :

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Subjects to be Offered in 2021/2022 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : : S.1 to S.3: Chinese Language, Putonghua, Mathematics, Science*, Chinese History, Life And Society, Design and Technology, Home Economics, Music, Physical Education, Visual Arts, Buddhist Moral Values Education, Computer Literacy; S.3: History, Geography
English as the medium of instruction : : English Language
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : : -
Subjects to be Offered in 2021/2022 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : : Chinese Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies, Chemistry, Biology, Information and Communication Technology, Physical Education, Visual Arts, Geography, History, Economics, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Ethics and Religious Studies, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Buddhist Moral Values Education
English as the medium of instruction : : English Language
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : :

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*Subjects with extended learning activities (ELA) in English

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 2021 ).Academic performance 30%, Conduct 30%, Other learning experiences and awards 20% and Interview performance 20%.
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : Orientation Activities: The Secondary One Orientation Day is held in mid-July. Teachers and current students share their knowledge with parents and newly enrolled students so that they can understand school policy, support measures for students' growth and the practice of self-regulated learning.
Secondary One Adaptation Programme is held during summer holiday. The programme consists of meditation experience, team building training, self-regulated learning skill training, class building activities and so on, aiming to help S.1 students adapt to their new school life.
Healthy life: Through the curricula in all subjects, personal growth lessons, talks, workshops and visits, the School aims to promote health, drug and sex education to raise students' awareness of healthy living.
The School constantly monitors the quality of food and lunch boxes available from the tuck shop to ensure students are provided with a balanced diet while raising students' awareness of healthy diet.
The School also holds regular inspections of the campus to prevent mosquito breeding and reduce the chance of outbreaks of infectious diseases.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : 1. To deepen effective learning strategies and strengthen students’ initiatives so as to raise their self-efficacy
2. To encourage students to have quality self-reflection through their learning experiences
3. To develop teachers’ professional learning community that shares the same vision, practise in different modes and share in different occasions
(2) School Management Organisation: : The School implements school-based management with student-centred approach. Under the supervision of the IMC, the principal leads administrative committees to manage school affairs. School Executive Committee form education policies; Professional Development Team plans teacher training and fosters a professional learning community; School-based Management and Evaluation Team refines the self-evaluation system; all committees and departments devise action plans echoing school major concerns and carry out regular evaluation.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee: : The IMC is comprised of representatives from the sponsoring body, independent directors, supervisors, the principal, parents, teachers and alumni.
(4) School Green Policy: : The School holds morning assembly, sharing, talks, exhibitions, recycling schemes and visits to enhance students' awareness of energy conservation and environmental protection.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy: : To cultivate students' bi-literate and trilingual proficiency and create a language-rich learning environment,
1. the School posts signs and slogans in Chinese and English around the campus, sets up English Cafe and English Corner, holds English assemblies and nominates students to participate in various activities.
2. the Chinese Department organises storytelling competitions, group discussion competitions, debating competitions, solo verse competitions, emcee training courses, interviews, inquiry studies on authors and so on.
3. the School holds English co-curricular activities at school and outside school.
4. the School provides online learning platforms and Pump-up Station with a wide variety of learning materials for students.
5. the English Department and the Science Department co-design an extended curriculum in response to fine-tuning the Medium of Instruction (MOI).
6. local English teachers and the Native-speaking English teacher (NET) teach cooperatively to enhance the effectiveness of English teaching.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies: : 1. The School stresses foundation consolidation and implements self-regulated learning from F.1 to develop students' generic skills.
2. The School provides diversified courses to help students pave their way to further studies and future careers.
3. Every subject has subject-based reward schemes, enhancement and remedial measures, note-taking strategies and study strategies to enhance student learning effectiveness.
4. The School offers tailor-made support like various curriculum adaptations, tiered assignments and worksheets, modifications of teaching methods, after-school remedial classes and assessment accommodation to cater for learners' diversity.
5. Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics and Liberal Studies organises after-school enhancement and remedial classes to provide high achievers with extra training and consolidation.
6. The School has set up a “Senior Form Elite Training Programme" under the School-based Learning and Support Programmes and the Elite Student Project offered by EDB and other institutions.
7. The School utilises a variety of e-learning tools, platforms and pedagogies to facilitate self-regulated learning and enhance students' IT literacy and learning effectiveness.
(3) School-based Curriculum: : 1. Electives: 2X. There are 10 electives and students are able to choose two elective subjects according to their interests and abilities.
2. Curriculum highlights: i. To cater for students' diverse interests, aptitude, abilities and needs, the School offers senior form students applied learning courses and a Japanese language course.
ii. To enrich students' learning experience, the School integrates Physical Education, Visual Art and Buddhist Moral Values Education into the curriculum and organises activities, field trips, projects, services, visits, interviews, overseas trips and religious activities.
iii. To consolidate and enhance students' foundation on core subjects, the School holds Elite and Booster courses for F.5 and F.6 students.
(4) Development of the Four Key Tasks: : 1. Project learning: The School introduces project learning in junior forms to cultivate students' independent learning skills and generic skills.
2. Moral and Civic Education: "In Wisdom We Grow, With Compassion We Serve" is the theme of the School. To develop positive values in students, the School organizes class-based Moral Education lessons, Buddhist Moral Values Education lessons, assemblies and student growth periods integrating diversified interactive activities.
3. Information Technology: Having installed wireless networks in the campus, purchased mobile devices and set up Campus TV, the School utilises a variety of e-learning tools, platforms and pedagogies to facilitate students' self-regulated learning and develop their IT literacy. The School has launched BYOD Programme in a gradual and orderly manner. The programme, which is extended to the whole-school approach in 2020, further puts student-centred learning into practice.
4. Reading to learn: The School emphasizes cultivating students' reading interest and skills. The School Library launches morning reading sessions, book sharing, book recommendation, reading stars programme, award scheme, book fairs and so on. Pump-up Station in school library offers students diverse learning resources. Departments of all subjects devise subject-based reading strategies.
(5) Life Planning Education: : 1. The School sets up school-based Career and Life Planning lessons for junior forms to help them understand themselves thoroughly and set their goals early in their school careers.
2. The School offers individual and group counselling for senior forms to provide them with timely and suitable workplace information.
3. The School invites alumni to share their work experiences with F.3-5 students so that they can obtain first-hand workplace information.
4. The School works closely with non-governmental organizations, providing tailor-made and diversified career-oriented courses and workplace experiences.
5. The School organizes visits to tertiary institutions and study tours to Mainland China, Taiwan and Singapore to help students plan their future paths.
6. The School won the ‘Caring School Award Scheme’ for two consecutive years, honouring our efforts in promoting career and life education effectively.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity: : To stress the importance of solidarity across classes and forms and orchestrate a caring atmosphere in which individual differences are appreciated, the School assigns dual class teachers and organizes inter-class competitions. Integrated Education Team coordinated by the Special Education Need (SEN) Coordinator establishes SEN policy based on the school context. Through close collaboration among the SEN coordinator, the educational psychologist, social workers and teachers, students with special educational needs are offered an optimum learning environment. English enhancement classes and integration courses are available to newly arrived students from the Mainland and students in need.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education: : With the principle of “Whole School Approach” and “Catering for Student Difference”, the School provides SEN students with support. Through interviews, team training, experiential activities and curriculum adaptation, the School enhances students’ sense of efficacy and belonging.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment: : With reference to the nature of subjects and learning ability of students, the School devises diversified tailor-made assignments and assessment tasks. The average marks of continuous assessment are taken into account in the examinations. Examinations and Parents’ Day are respectively held twice a year. Detailed student reports are provided to inform parents of the learning progress of their children promptly.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation: : Class teachers contact parents on a regular basis so that they understand the school life of their children. Our Parent-Teacher Association organizes multifarious activities including parents’ talks, workshops, family outings, cookery classes, thank-teachers activities and fruit days every year aiming at fostering parent-child relationship and school-family connection. The captioned activities are conducive to better communication between teachers, parents and students while encouraging positive personal development in our students.
(2) School Ethos: : The school ethos is simple. Students show respect for teachers and fellow classmates and always show gratitude. With the philosophy of Buddhism, the School aims at cultivating students’ positive values while creating a caring atmosphere. To meet students' needs at different developmental stages, the School has tailor-made a diverse range of schemes, namely the Leadership Training Programme, Healthy School Policy, Love Activation Scheme, Student Ambassador Scheme and other social services. With their active participation, students develop positive values and attitudes, social skills, a sense of responsibility, a will to serve the community and a sense of belonging to their family and country.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan: : 1. Constructing a student-centred learning mode and strengthening students' learning motivation to facilitate them to be self-learners who enjoy learning.
2. Cultivating students to be confident and persistent “BSHLMC-ers” and extending the promotion of Gratitude Education.
3. Enriching care at the school campus, developing leadership for tomorrow among students.
4. Fostering the School to a professional learning community and promoting the culture of educational research and professional sharing.
5. Utilising the resources funded by Project WeCan to facilitate students’ career planning and development.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development: : 1. Various teacher workshops and sharing sessions are held to enhance professionalism.
2. The School arranges subjects to join the school-based collaboration schemes organized by the Education Bureau and tertiary institutions.
3. Core subjects conduct collaborative lesson planning sessions and action research to enhance teaching and learning effectiveness.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc.) : 1. There are 19 clubs of four categories, namely interest groups, sports clubs, uniform groups and spiritual cultivation, to expand students’ horizons and develop their potentials.
2. The School runs the “One Student One Uniform Group” scheme for every F.1 student to foster their discipline, boost their confidence and develop their sense of belonging.
3. The School offers a variety of interest classes and experiential activities, providing students with new and diversified learning experiences and developing their interests.
4. Five major service groups – the Hall Stage Control Group, Campus TV, Library Club, School Ambassadors and English Ambassadors – are set up to develop students' responsibility and leadership skills.
Others : 1. Project WeCan
The School has successfully applied for Project WeCan launched by the Wharf (Holdings) Limited and been funded more than HK$1 million for educational use. The School utilizes the resources to provide students with business and internship opportunities, language enhancement courses and creative physical and aesthetic activities.
2. Leadership Training
The School has established the Leadership Award Scheme, aiming at realizing and fostering students' leadership. Uniform groups including Boy Scout, Venture Scout, Girl Guides, Ranger Guides, Red Cross and Marching Band have a long history in the School and have long been highly recognized for their outstanding performance and concerted effort of serving the community.
3. Reaching Higher Levels of Achievement
The School works conscientiously towards the ultimate goal of developing students’ full potential and challenging students to reach higher levels of achievement. Our students have performed extraordinarily well in major inter-school and international competitions throughout the years. The major prizes and awards are as follows:
Outstanding Student Awards
• Outstanding Student Awards in Tuen Mun Outstanding Student Elections for years
• Tuen Mun Excellent Student Award
Academic Awards
• Champions, First Runners-up and Second Runners-up in the English, Chinese and Putonghua competitions organized by the Hong Kong Schools Music and Speech Association
• University Literary Award – Youth Author Award
• Debating Competitions – Best Debater
• Econgraphic Infographic Design Competition – Distinctive Insight Award
• Radio Broadcasting Competition – Champion and the Best Presentation Award
• HK-Macau Youth Networking Skills Competition (Secondary Group) – Bronze Award
Sports Awards
• Hong Kong Student Sports Awards
• Inter-School Volleyball Competition (Tuen Mun) Girls U19 Champion
• Inter-School Athletics Championships Girls C Grade 400m Bronze & Boys A Grade 800m 4th Place
• Various long run competitions – Champions, First Runners-up, and Second Runners-up
• Inter-School Swimming Championships Boys C Grade 100m Free Style & 200m Free Style Gold
Arts Awards
• “Light Rail 30th Anniversary” Drawing Competition – Championship
• Prevention of Pneumoconiosis and Mesothelioma Comic Strip Contest – Championship, First Runner-up, Second Runner-up and Merit Award
• WEWA Power Dice Design Competition First Runner-up, Second Runner-up and Merit Award
• Smartphone Photography Competition – Outstanding Award
Music Awards
• Youth Chinese plucked Strings (1) of the Hong Kong International Music Festival – Gold
• 70th Music Festival Descant Recorder Solo – Second Place
• Hong Kong Children & Youth Piano Contest organized by Yuen Long Town Hall Management – Bronze
• T.Y.T Joint School Music and Culture Competition Piano – Gold
Scholarship
Our students have outstanding performances in academics, sports and arts and thus are awarded scholarships presented by various associations and organizations.
Others
• Hong Kong Outstanding Teens Election Merit Award; Future Leaders Election Merit Award; Youth ImpACT Award - Gold; Basic Law Short Film Competition 2018 Bronze; Inter-School Drone Coding Competition (Tuen Mun & Yuen Long District) Silver
Direct public transportation to School : Bus route numbers: 66M, 66X; LRT route numbers: 610, 507.
Remarks : Applied Learning subjects available to our S5 and S6 students are as follows:
Fundamental Cosmetology; Exploring Psychology; Western Cuisine; Image Design; Aviation Studies; Commercial Comic Art; Sports Coaching and Management; Film and Video Studies; and Interior Design.
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