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Canossa College
Address: 10 Hoi Chak Street Quarry Bay
Phone:   25630272    Email:   info@canossa.edu.hk
Fax:   25628910    Website:   http://www.canossa.edu.hk

School Mission

We are fully committed to offering an all-round education enhanced with the Gospel spirit and the virtues of humility, respect, kindness and love.

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School Information School Information
District : Eastern
Other District(s) : Kwun Tong
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Ms. Wong Siu Yuk Catherine
Principal : Ms. Wong Shui Kuk Anny
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Girls
School Size : About 4000 Sq. M
Sponsoring Body : Canossian Daughters of Charity
Incorporated Management Committee been established : Established
Religion : Catholicism
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1959
School Motto : Humility, Respect, Kindness & Love
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 - $340  
S5 - $340  
S6 - $340  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($): $70  
Students' Association Membership Fee($): $20  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): -  
Other Charges / Fees($): -  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : 25 classrooms, student activity centre, English Cafe, STEM room, 2 visual arts rooms, 4 laboratories, music room, geography room, library, computer-assisted learning room, multi-media learning centre, counselling room, 2 social worker rooms, 2 basketball courts, 2 covered playgrounds (with air-conditioning systems), 2 multi-purpose rooms, 3 small class teaching room, chapel, cookery room, needlework room and hall. All classrooms are installed with infrared wireless microphone system. Wireless network coverage classroom and hall. The school, adjacent to Quarry Bay Park, has a quiet and green environment with plenty resting place and facilities.
Facility(ies) 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: : 50
Total number of teachers in the school: : 55
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 98%
Bachelor Degree: : 100%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 58%
Special Education Training : : 39%
Working Experiences : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 18%
5-9 years : : 6%
10 years or above : : 76%
2020/2021 Class Structure 2020/2021 Class Structure
    No. of Classes
S1 : 4
S2 : 4
S3 : 4
S4 : 4
S5 : 4
S6 : 4
Subjects Offered Subjects Offered
Subjects Offered in 2020/2021 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Chinese History, Putonghua, Religious Education, Physical Education, Life Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Computer Literacy, Home Economics, Music, History, Geography, Life and Society, Visual Arts, Integrated Science (F.1 - F.2), Language Arts (F.2), Biology (F.3), Chemistry (F.3), Physics (F.3)
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, Chinese Literature, Chinese History, Liberal Studies, Visual Arts, Ethics & Religious Studies
Physical Education, Religious Education (non-public exam), Life Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Business, Accounting & Financial Studies, Mathematics (with Extended Parts of Modules 1 & 2), Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, Geography, Economics, Information and Communication Technology, Music (non-public exam.)
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.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Chinese History, Putonghua, Religious Education, Physical Education, Life Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Computer Literacy, Home Economics, Music, History, Geography, Life & Society, Visual Arts, Integrated Science (F.1 - F.2), Language Arts (F.2), Biology (F.3), Chemistry (F.3), Physics (F.3)
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, Chinese Literature, Chinese History, Liberal Studies, Visual Arts, Ethics & Religious Studies,
Physical Education, Religious Education (non-public exam.)
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Business, Accounting & Financial Studies, Mathematics (with Extended Parts of Modules 1 & 2), Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, Geography, Economics, Information and Communication Technology, Music (non-public exam.)
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 2021 ).(1) Ranking in Discretionary Places Rank Order List/internal school report result - 40% (2) Applicant's conduct - 30% (3) Interview - 20% (4) Extra-curricular activities/others - 10%
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : Summer Bridging Course; New Students Orientation Day in late August.

Students are helped to develop their inner strength, live green and serve others through One-life-one-art/sports scheme, talks, Life Education, Civic Education, morning assemblies, form assemblies, spiritual development and services.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : Character formation and balanced development in moral, intellectual, physical, social, aesthetic and spiritual aspects are our main concerns.
(2) School Management Organisation : There are more than ten committees responsible for academic development,character formation and resource management. The school embraces collaborative decision-making and teachers' participation in the formulation of annual school plan and new policies. The committees implement and supervise the progress of the plans and related daily practices.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : Incorporated Management Committee
(4) School Green Policy : Waste separation for recycling by recycling bins on campus, promotion of environmental awareness by the Civic Education Committee and guidelines provided for the use of air-conditioners to prevent unnecessary consumption of energy.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : 1. Our school mainly adopts English as the medium of instruction.
2. A F.2 enrichment class is arranged for students with the highest average marks.
3. Tutorial lessons outside class time are provided for students failing Chinese, English and Mathematics tests and exams.
4. F.5 and F.6 students taking only two electives have to attend extra Chinese, English, Mathematics and Liberal Studies lessons.
5. Academic websites and e-learning resources are provided to promote extensive reading and self-directed learning. To help students adjust to the new medium of instruction, the school adopts a Language-across-the-Curriculum approach that integrates the learning of English and EMI subjects in junior levels.
6. Announcements are to be made in English.
7. Students are responsible for sharing and leading the prayers in English during morning assemblies.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : 1. Integrating character formation and development of Canossian spirit into the formal curriculum.
2. Enhancing students' language ability through cross-curricular collaboration.
3. Streaming and small group teaching for English Language and Liberal Studies.
4. Enriching students' knowledge, exposure and various skills through experiential learning.
5. Developing students' ability to learn how to learn.
6. Applying e-learning pedagogy to elevate self-directed learning and motivation.
7. Equipping students with study skills, thinking skills and speaking skills to facilitate learning effectiveness.
8. Promoting the habit of taking notes and keeping vocabulary book.
9. Organizing school-based STEAM-related activities in class and after school.
(3) School-based Curriculum : 1. Electives: 3X. Senior students can take three electives and Mathematics Extended Parts (M1/M2).
2. Curriculum highlights: Life Education and Religious Education are implemented in all classes to cultivate positive values and facilitate character formation and whole person development.
(4) Development of the Four Key Tasks : A. Moral, Civic and National Education
− Foster students’ positive values and attitudes through the learning and teaching of various Key Learning Areas/subjects and the provision of relevant learning experiences.
− Compile “Good Morning Pleasure” Reading Materials to promote Moral and Civic Education, and to nurture students’ seven priority values and attitudes, which are: “Perseverance”, “Respect for Others”, “Responsibility”, “National Identity”, “Commitment”, “Integrity” and “Care for Others”.

B. Reading to Learn
− Organize book exhibitions regularly to introduce new books.
− Assign teachers and reading ambassadors to share books that they like.
− Organize activities and competitions related to reading with various subject panels.
− Recommend reading book lists and e-learning resources for different subjects to students.
− Participate in the “eRead Scheme” and “HyRead ebook Scheme”.
− Carry out cross-curricular collaboration in junior forms to promote Theme-based Reading.

C. Project Learning
− Carry out cross-curricular collaboration in junior forms to promote students’ knowledge transfer and lifetime application of the skills learnt.

D. Information Technology for Interactive Learning
− Teachers use IT as a tool for learning and teaching to increase teaching efficiency and learning effectiveness, and to promote interactive learning.
− Promote STEM education through four areas: regular lessons, activity blocks and days, extra-curricular activities, inter-school competitions.
(5) Life Planning Education : Objectives and Highlights of Training for Each Level of Students:
F.1: Building self-confidence through adventured-based training;
F.2: Understanding different professions;
F.3: Understanding personal interests and abilities through subject selection workshop;
F.4: Learning to do reflection and setting plans through writing self-learning profile and joining life planning workshop;
F.5: Understanding career planning through alumnae sharing on Life Planning Day;
F.6: Strengthening personal skills and life planning through interview skills training and recollection.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : 1. All subject panels formulate a plan to cater for learner diversity.
2. Outstanding students are selected to join our Talent Pool for special training.
3. Recommend and subsidize students to join the training for gifted students offered by the EDB and tertiary institutes.
4. Enrichment programmes are offered by different subjects.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : Our school adopts the Whole School Approach to Integrated Education. Student Support Team is formed. Members include Special Educational Needs Coordinator, core-subject teachers, school social workers, student counsellor and Education Psychologist. Our school flexibly and strategically deploys various grants to provide comprehensive services for the students through the 3-tier support model. Assessment accommodations are formulated to address the needs of individual students in order to allow students to display their competencies.
(3) 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; and organising cultural integration activities.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment : At least two different modes of assessment are to be adopted in each subject and continuous assessment is commonly used.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : 1. Arranging talks related to the school's educational objectives;
2. Parents' Forums are provided for parents of each level to keep them updated with current news about students' progress in learning and related school policies;
3. Parent Committee members and volunteers helping in organizing activities;
4. Organizing various leisure activities to enhance communication between parents and teachers;
5. Parents visiting the campus and tasting the food of lunch boxes to ensure good quality of the lunch boxes.
(2) School Ethos : Simplicity is a characteristic of the school. A spirit of warmth and care pervades all relationships with two form teachers in F.1 to F.5 and senior students as big sisters for F.1 students through the Foster Prefects Scheme. Our major concerns always focus on students' character formation and development of students' potential.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : 1. Forming students' good habit and personal qualities.
2. Enhancement of study skills and support for students.
3. Development of career and life learning for all students.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : 1. To equip teachers with the strategies and abilities to implement the school plans, staff development programmes always align with the major concerns of the school.
2. To enhance teachers' capability, collaborative lesson planning and sharing of teaching experience are regularly arranged.
3. All teachers exchange lesson observation with peers or panel heads every year.
4. New teachers are provided with orientation and each is supported by an experienced teacher.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc.) : Besides the four Houses and Student Council, we have 44 extra-curricular activity clubs/societies under six categories: Academic, Interest, Music, Sports, Community Service and Religious Affairs. To stretch students' potential, most activities of the clubs/societies are run by students. All Form One students are required to join either a music or sports group for a diversity of development. All F.1 to F.4 students must join one activity club/society.
Others : 1. The Religious Affairs Committee coordinates and fosters spiritual growth among students. Activities include retreat, mass, sharing, prayer sessions, service on the Mainland and running game stalls at Caritas Bazaar.
2. For cultivation of service spirit, all students are enrolled CYC members, F.2 have service learning to learn to organize activities for the needy and make contribution to the community.
3. Various study trips are organized for students to gain other learning experience and exposure outside Hong Kong.
Direct public transportation to School : Bus: All buses passing King's Road;
Tram: All trams passing King's Road;
MTR: Quarry Bay Station Exit B.
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Last revision date:03 December 2020