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樂道中學
Lock Tao Secondary School
Address: Mei Lam Estate Shatin
Phone:   26021000    Email:   school@locktao.edu.hk
Fax:   26927712    Website:   http://www.locktao.edu.hk

School Mission

The school features honesty, faith, goodness and diligence, aiming to provide quality Christian education for students' moral, intellectual, physical, social, artistic and spiritual growth. Students are encouraged to activate their potentials and contribute actively to the society with a responsible manner.

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School Information School Information
District : Sha Tin
Other District(s) : Sham Shui Po
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Mr. TSANG Kin-woo
Principal : Mr. WONG Chi-wai (Bachelor of Business Administration, Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Master of Education (Educational Administration & Leadership)
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Co-ed
School Size : About 4000 Sq. M
Sponsoring Body : Lock Tao Secondary School Limited
Incorporated Management Committee been established : Established
Religion : Protestantism / Christianity
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1962
School Motto : Honesty, Faith, Goodness and Diligence
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 - $340  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($): $120 (one-off payment)  
Students' Association Membership Fee($): $15  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): -  
Other Charges / Fees($): -  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : Special Rooms of relevant departments and Laboratories, Computer Room, Computer-Assisted Learning Room, Student Activity Centre, Language Lab, Band Room, Campus TV Studio, Career and Guidance Counselling Room, English Activity Centre and Religious Room, 90 Tablet PCs and 30 Chromebooks and all classrooms are equipped with WiFi to support the implementation of Information Technology.
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: : 56
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 86%
Bachelor Degree: : 100%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 50%
Special Education Training : : 39%
Working Experiences : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 21%
5-9 years : : 11%
10 years or above : : 68%
2020/2021 Class Structure 2020/2021 Class Structure
    No. of Classes
S1 : 4
S2 : 4
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 : Chinese Language, Mathematics*, Integrated Science*, Liberal Studies, Chinese History, Putonghua, Music, Physical Education, Technology Education, Religious Studies, Visual Arts
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 (Compulsory Part and Extended Part Module 1), Liberal Studies, Geography, Economics, Information and Communication Technology, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Visual Arts, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Physical Education, Applied Learning (S.5-S.6), Joint Schools Senior Secondary Curriculum (Physical Education, Combined Science, Design and Applied Technology)
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies, Information and Communication Technology, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Biology, Chemistry
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, Mathematics*, Integrated Science*, Life and Society (S.1), Liberal Studies (S.2 and S.3) Chinese History, Putonghua, Music, Physical Education, Technology Education, Religious Studies, Visual Arts
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 (Compulsory Part and Extended Part Module 1), Liberal Studies, Geography, Economics, Information and Communication Technology, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Visual Arts, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Physical Education, Applied Learning (S.5-S.6), Joint Schools Senior Secondary Curriculum (Physical Education, Combined Science, Design and Applied Technology)
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies, Information and Communication Technology, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Biology, Chemistry.
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : -

*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 Results: 30% EDB Ranking of Academic Performance: 20% Conduct: 20% Interview: 10% Awards: 10% Extra-curricular Activities: 10%
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : To help Secondary One students adapt to the new school environment, Secondary One Bridging Courses like Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies, Integrated Science and Visual Arts are held during the summer holidays. Other activities include Orientation Day for Students and Parents (August) and Secondary One Parents' Day (November).

Our school provides diverse activities in Physical Education lessons. Different kinds of sports programmes organised by various National Sports Associations and the Leisure & Cultural Service Department are held to encourage students to participate in research projects of universities and in sports on a regular basis and develop a healthy and active lifestyle. Catering Service Monitoring Committee is formed by teachers, parents and students to observe the service quality of the catering service provider.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : To foster a caring culture and diversified learning environment to cater for individual differences. To emphasize on spiritual growth and moral education.
(2) School Management Organisation : The Incorporated Management Committee (IMC) of Lock Tao Secondary School was established in 2007 in order to undertake school-based management and promote quality education. Opinions of all the stakeholders are collected through regular school meetings, PTA meetings and Student Association meetings. Through the supervision of the Principal and Assistant Principals and the collaboration of all administrative committees, school policies are implemented.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : The Incorporated Management Committee of Lock Tao Secondary School comprises of members from the School sponsoring body, Principal, representatives from teachers, parents, alumni as well as an independent professional member.
(4) School Green Policy : Our school promotes environmental protection policy to establish a green campus. Please refer to 'Others' for details.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : Our School adopts Chinese as the Medium of Instruction. We offer Putonghua as the Medium of Instruction for teaching the Chinese Language in some junior classes. Extended learning activities in English are integrated into the Junior Secondary Integrated Science and Mathematics curricula. Funded by Project WeCan II and Quality Education Fund, our school has set up the Campus TV and English Band and has purchased eBooks to promote language learning. In addition, our school has set up an English Activity Centre for holding English week and English Drama Training workshops. News sharing sessions are conducted by students in Chinese and English during the Morning Assembly. Morning Reading Sessions and Extensive Reading Schemes in both Chinese and English are held throughout the year. To enhance biliterate and trilingual abilities, our school encourages students to join the Speech Festival (Chinese, English and Putonghua Speeches).
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : Please refer to 'Others' for details.
(3) School-based Curriculum : 1. Electives: 2X. There are two elective blocks that offers four to five electives in each block in which students can choose one elective from each block. Our school also participates in Shatin Joint Schools Senior Secondary Curriculum to provide more choices for students.
2. Curriculum highlights:
a. Design school-based curriculum to suit students’ abilities and needs. There are Saturday English Enhancement classes for remedial and enhancement purposes.
b. Multiple Intelligence Periods are incorporated in S1 and S2 curricula to activate students’ relevant knowledge and skills systematically via Project-based Outbound Learning with collaboration of different subjects and Language across the Curriculum. Our school has prepared Independent Enquiry Study (IES) in the Liberal Studies School-based Assessment for the senior secondary students.
c. “Applied Learning” courses are offered for Secondary 5 and 6 students beyond the classroom. There are approximately 40 subjects and 6 areas of studies which include Creative Studies; Media and Communication; Business, Management and Law; Services; Applied Science; and Engineering and Production. This gives students an opportunity to take suitable courses according to their interest and ambition, and to develop their multiple-intelligence and multi-directional development.
d. School-based gifted courses are established and students are nominated to take the gifted courses provided by universities and The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education.
e. Our school has developed school-based STEM courses and conducted relevant learning activities to enhance students’ creativity and problem solving skills.
f. Religious courses are offered to emphasize the value and meaning of life in Christianity, and cultivate students’ values to respect for life.
(4) Development of the Four Key Tasks : Please refer to 'Others' for details.
(5) Life Planning Education : Starting from the junior forms, our school provides different life planning and career guidance activities, including workshops, visits, talks, job-tasting, individual counselling and Life Planning Course for students in order to help them have better understanding of their characters, interests, strengths and weaknesses as well as to develop their potentials. These activities not only can widen their horizons, but also allow them to learn more about the workplace and to enhance their self-confidence. It is hoped that students can plan ahead and set clear goals for their studies and career.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : 1. Tailor-make school-based core and extended curriculum to cater for students with different learning abilities.
2. Cater for learning needs through the after-school tutorial classes.
3. Implement different types of Award Schemes like Lock Tao Award Scheme, Star of the Month Scheme and Best Improvement Award to encourage students of different abilities to learn conscientiously.
4. Cater for individual differences, small-class teaching and small-group streaming are implemented in Chinese, English and Mathematics.
5. Promote a caring culture in the campus, bi-class-teacher system, Stand by Me Scheme and Caring Ambassadors Scheme are incorporated into the curriculum.
6. Nominate students to join university programmes targeted at gifted students.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : Our school upholds the principle of “respecting differences and fostering inclusion” in a whole-school approach. Our school, through various policies and cultural developments, provides high-quality, evidence-based support for the students with special education needs.
Our school has established “Inclusive Education Policy Team”, which is supervised by the Vice Principal of academics to come up with the structure and development of the inclusive education at school. To offer intensive support for the students with special needs, our school has set up “Integrated Education Student Support Team (SEN Team)”. SENCO, SENST, counselors, and teacher assistants will take individual cases into consideration to provide comprehensive care for students with special education needs.
In order to enhance mutual understanding of Inclusive Education, our school, has established “Happy Teens Club” offering various activities, such as lunch gathering, picnics and excursions.
In terms of teaching and learning, the school provides students having special education needs with assessment referrals, test adjustments, accompanied study, Individualised Education Plan (IEP), speech-language pathology, Chinese enrichment course, Social Training Group, Arts Therapy and Life Planning Group, After-school Learning Support Programmes, and Pre-exam Revision Group to alleviate the students’ learning difficulties.
(3) Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students : Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: arranging intensive Chinese learning and teaching mode(s), e.g. pull-out learning if necessary, split-class/group learning, etc.; and organising cultural integration activities. Also, a NCS teaching assistant has been employed to look after the NCS students’ school life and strengthen the communication between parents and teachers. We also provide bilingual (English and Chinese) circulars for parents to understand the school’s message clearly, and conduct cultural experience activities or sightseeing to help NCS students develop their understandings of Chinese Culture and the history of Hong Kong.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment : There are two examinations and one test in each academic year. Our school emphasizes continuous and diverse assessment methods. Through assignments, projects, class participation and skill-based tests, students’ learning performance and effectiveness in different learning periods will be assessed. Our school policy matches HKEAA’s requirements according to the "Quality Assessment Management Accreditation Scheme" and we have been awarded the "Quality Assessment Management Accreditation".
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : Our Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) was established in 1996. In order to promote the home-school cooperation, a variety of activities, including Parents’ workshops, talks and family gatherings, have been organized. Parent volunteers have also been formed to provide extra support for the school. To have a better understanding on students’ school performance, Parents’ Days have also been held regularly. Through the active cooperation between teachers and parents, a better teacher-student and parent-child relationship can be developed.
(2) School Ethos : Our students are humble and abide by school rules. A full time school chaplain service is available to provide pastoral care for students and foster their spiritual development. Bi-class-teacher system aiming at providing more care and support for students is employed in each class so as to allow students to have a richer school life through different activities and competitions. All junior form students are required to have lunch at school. Different schemes and awards are offered, including Stand by Me Scheme, I Can Do It Scheme, Grow New Impetus Scheme and Lock Tao Ambassador Scheme in order to activate students' potentials and enhance their confidence. Our school has received Caring School Award organised by Education Bureau and HK Christian Service for several years.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : 1. Foster students’ moral characters and cultivate the values of 'Locktaonians'.
2. Develop students’ learning objectives and habits, enhance students’ learning effectiveness and enable students to meet the requirements of social development.
3. Cultivate students’ potentials and cater for learner diversity
4. Build a strong team of professional teachers to enhance learning and teaching effectiveness.
5. Construct students’ career planning.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : Since 2007, our school has been working with The University of Hong Kong and started the School- University Partnership Scheme in order to promote teacher professional development. Apart from different workshops, peer lesson observation has been highly promoted for a better teaching enhancement.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc.) : Our school has set up a variety of clubs and interest groups (sports and recreation, uniform groups, social services, academic accomplishment, leisure interests, religious and spiritual education, culture and arts) for students to choose. All S.1 students are arranged to different uniform groups and required to take part in the CYC Award Scheme and in activities organised by “Shatin Junior Police Call” in order to receive disciplinary training and realise their social responsibilities to serve the society. Moreover, Multi-intelligence Learning and Life-wide Learning are promoted and integrated in the class periods to foster more cross-curriculum learning opportunities, exploring students’ potential and cultivating their different generic skills. Through the above activities, a quality student learning portfolio can be developed.
Others : 1. In order to encourage students to strive for the best and develop their potential in academic, discipline, extra-curricular activities and services, a variety of awards and scholarships have been provided, They include the Best Performance Gold/Silver/Bronze Award, Best Improvement Award, Outstanding Sportsman Award and Outstanding Extra-Curricular Activity Performance Award.

2. School bus service is provided for the following estates and locations:
Kwong Yuen Estate, Shui Chuen O Estate, Yue Chui Court, City One Shatin, Belair Garden, Garden Rivera, Sha Kok Estate, Pok Hong Estate, Jat Min Chuen, Chun Shek Estate, Sun Tin Wai Estate, Golden Lion Garden, Sun Chui Estate, Ka Keng Court and Festival City.

3. Details of "School Green Policy": Apart from the formal academic studies, our school also encourages students to participate in the green activities such as Switch off the Light Campaign. In addition, the school has arranged some Environmental Protection Ambassadors to help implement environmental protection measures. The establishment of environmental recycling boxes allow students to develop a green-living lifestyle. We installed all energy-saving lights (T8) in 2002. The solar power system was installed in 2014 to collect solar energy for the school lighting system. With the Environment and Conservation Fund, we installed all energy saving lights (T5), Grade 1 Energy Label room coolers, LED exit signs and rooftop heat insulation coating in 2012.

4. Details of "Learning and Teaching Strategies":
Teachers have designed a school-based curriculum and tiered assignments, and have set up School-based After-school Learning Support Programmes and school-based gifted courses to cater for learner diversity. We use suitable teaching strategies, arrange diversified and interesting learning activities and strengthen student-teacher interaction to enhance students’ learning effectiveness. Our teachers enhance students’ motivation and develop their self-directed learning by strengthening pre-tasks and optimizing e-Learning. Besides, our School has established “Multiple-Intelligence Periods” for S.1 and S.2 and “Life-wide Learning Periods” for the senior forms to enable our students to meet the needs of social development and experience “Learning Beyond Classroom” through visits, investigation, workshops, service learning to integrate study with everyday life. Teaching effectiveness is enhanced by peer lesson observation, collaborative lesson planning and continuing education.

5. Details of "Development of Key Tasks":
(1) To foster students’ reading habits and self-learning skills, our school has organised the activities such as book recommendations by teachers, reading groups, book fairs, talks by writers and morning reading sessions. We have also participated in the e-Read Scheme in order to build a richer reading environment for our students.
(2) Through Lock Tao Ambassadors Service Scheme, Class Periods, Morning Assembly News Sharing and Outbound Learning, students' social awareness and recognition of their citizenship could be enhanced.
(3) Multiple Intelligence Periods are incorporated in S1 and S2 Curricula to unlock students’ potential and develop students’ learning abilities systematically via Project-based Outbound Learning with collaborations of different subjects.
(4) Our school has upgraded the classroom wireless projection devices from Project WeCan II, which is funded to facilitate e-learning.
We also implement the use of Google Suite For Education and include relevant applications in the junior secondary technology curriculum to remove the digital barrier and improve collaboration among teachers and students. Through launching BYOD with the help of Community Care Fund Assistance Programme, our school extends the advantages of learning using a mobile device in the Senior ICT classes.
Direct public transportation to School : Bus: 80, 46X, 283, 286X, 46P, 72, 72A, 80K, 81, 82B, 82K, 85, 88K
MTR: Tai Wai Station
Public Light Bus: 63A,63B
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