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Lingnan Secondary School
Address: 6 Shing Hong Lane Heng Fa Chuen
Phone:   28916966    Email:
Fax:   25747597    Website:

School Mission

Based on Christian values and the Lingnan tradition of "Education for Service", the School seeks to cultivate a spirit of dedication, enthusiasm & perseverance (as symbolised by the colours Red and Grey in the School logo) through a rich school life in order to "honour God, the Country and Lingnan".

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School Information School Information
District : Eastern
Other District(s) : Central & Western, Wan Chai, Islands
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Dr. Fong Chi Wah
Principal : Ms Li Fung Lan, Evelyn
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Co-ed
School Size : About 8000 Sq. M
Sponsoring Body : Lingnan Education Organization Ltd.
Incorporated Management Committee been established : Established
Religion : Protestantism / Christianity
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1922
School Motto : Spread Christian Values, Search for Truth, and Serve the Community
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 - $340  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($): $30  
Students' Association Membership Fee($): $20  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): -  
Other Charges / Fees($): -  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : The school is equipped with air-conditioning facilities, a wireless network, a central audio-visual system and the Campus TV station. Each classroom is equipped with a computer, visualizer, and multi-media projector. Also, we have computer rooms, a library, a black box theatre and special rooms. We have a lift, washrooms and a resource room for students with special educational needs. The area of our school is around 8,000 square metres. We have two outdoor basketball courts. Other than the main teaching building, our school possesses a large school hall with the capacity of more than 700 students. Our school environment is excellent, with an attractive sea view and greenery. Our School is close to Heng Fa Chuen MTR station. It takes only three minutes to walk from the station.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs: : Accessible lift.
Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head)
Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment: : 61
Total number of teachers in the school: : 63
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 92%
Bachelor Degree: : 100%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 54%
Special Education Training : : 43%
Working Experiences : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 13%
5-9 years : : 17%
10 years or above : : 70%
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, Integrated Science*, Computer Literacy, Chinese History, Integrated Humanities, Drama (S.1), Music, Home Economics, Design and Technology, Religious Studies, Visual Arts, Putonghua, Physical Education, Mathematics*
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 : Biology, Physics, BAFS, Economics, History, Geography, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Chinese History, Information & Communication Technology, Chinese Language, Liberal Studies, Physical Education, Chemistry, Mathematics
English as the medium of instruction : Engish 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.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Integrated Science*, Computer Literacy, Chinese History, Integrated Humanities, Drama (S.1), Music, Home Economics, Design and Technology, Religious Studies, Visual Arts, Putonghua, Physical Education, Mathematics*
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 : Biology, Physics, Chemistry, BAFS, Economics, History, Geography, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Chinese History, Information & Communication Technology, Chinese Language, Liberal Studies, Physical Education, Mathematics
English as the medium of instruction : English Language
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 ).Satisfactory conduct; Students must attain an average score of B or above in their best 2 subjects from Chinese, English and Mathematics in their Primary 5 (whole year) & Primary 6 (first term); Conduct 30%, interview 20%, academic results 20%, extra-curricular activities 15%, EDB Rank Order List 15%.
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : A summer orientation programme is designed for S.1 newcomers. It aims to prepare them for their secondary school life. In the programme, cooperative learning is introduced. Other than academic guidance, there are counselling talks, thinking skills training, discipline training and parent-student activities. Awards are presented to students with good performance.
The School has drawn up a charter of good conduct, setting out the standards of behaviour that is expected of students including a healthy diet, a balanced timetable, decent manners, a show of love and care to others and the campus as well as conservation of resources.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : Persevere in all attempts, strive to be a better individual
Show kindness to others, put virtues into practice
(2) School Management Organisation : Our School emphasizes professional management. The Executive Council, various functional groups and teams recommend plans, policies and procedures to the principal to ensure the proper and efficient administrative operation of the school. All subject panels formulate work plans every year which go in line with the school plan. This sets the foundation and framework for our future development.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : All School Managers, upholding Lingnan spirit, are professionals and are enthusiastic towards education. They are eager to provide a quality learning environment for the betterment of students.
(4) School Green Policy : Energy-saving facilities have been installed on campus. The School adopts the whole-school approach in response to the demand for environmental education and implementation of the green policy. Students are encouraged to adopt an eco-friendly lifestyle.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : Our school adopts Chinese as the medium of instruction (CMI), and Extended Learning Activities in English (ELA) are arranged in junior forms. ELA are conducted in F.1 in the subjects of Mathematics and Integrated Science.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : The curriculum revamp is carried out in stages through professional development and interdisciplinary collaboration. Our teachers are well qualified to deliver lessons in English and are committed to the demand for English-medium education.
With the ongoing renewal of the school curriculum, the School encourages teachers to refine curricula, develop school-based materials and reinforce the training of examination skills for students in hopes of being admitted to universities. Various activities such as seminars and field trips are organized for students to realize their potential and select pathways that suit their personal interests.
The School is aware of different students' needs. The School collaborates with universities to promote teaching and learning effectiveness.
To enhance students' standard of English, small class teaching is adopted. Moreover, the English Club runs different campaigns to arouse students' interest in English. The School has received external funding for an English day camp and outings. These activities provide students with an English-rich environment.
On top of offering elite classes, the School tailor-makes plans to nurture students with different potential. These students' horizons are widened through participating in inter-school competitions.
Aiming at inculcating a good reading atmosphere, the library holds book displays and talks given by famous writers.
As part of the STEM curriculum, S.1-S.3 students are introduced to STEM knowledge; while S.4-S.6 students are exposed to outside-of-classroom opportunities.
(3) School-based Curriculum : 1. Electives: 2X. Biology, Physics, Economics, Geography, BAFS, Chinese History, Information & Communication Technology, History, Chemistry and Tourism and Hospitality Studies
2. Curriculum highlights: Self-regulated learning is introduced in S.1 to S.3 whereas lesson preview, collaborative learning and post-class extended learning are highlighted. The School provides a Drama course for F.1 students. Teachers concerned make utmost efforts in the course, designing all the content, materials and textbooks according to professional advice. It is expected to improve students' confidence and power of expression. Generic skills are included in the curriculum for junior forms to smooth the way for students in response to the NSS curriculum. Teachers of other subjects such as Chinese Language, English Language, Computer, Integrated Science and Chinese History also tailor-make materials in accordance with individual differences in abilities.
(4) Development of the Four Key Tasks : 1. Moral and Civic Education: The School runs the Moral and Civic Education Committee which covers moral education, national education and environmental education. The school-based moral education curriculum is designed to strengthen values education which emphasizes students' abilities to make value judgements and rational decisions. A wide range of programmes including exchange trips, visits, volunteer services, ambassador schemes and class building activities are run to help students become good citizens. Moreover, the School has established a framework for students' personal development and launched different activities to support their personal growth.
2. Reading to Learn: A reading period is allotted during which students can read multimodal texts. Students are encouraged to read across the curriculum in order to broaden their reading perspectives. The Chinese and English departments also run various reading schemes to cultivate a culture of reading among students.
3. Project Learning: Junior students demonstrate their abilities to integrate and apply knowledge and skills across the curriculum through conducting cross-curricular group projects.
4. Information Technology for Interactive Learning: To cater for the need of e-learning, a large number of iPads and VR goggles have been purchased. Moreover, the School implements 'Bring Your Own Device' policy for allowing junior form students to bring their own mobile computer device to school for learning activities so that learning will become more personalized and mobile. The long-term plan is to prepare students as life-long and self-regulated learners.
(5) Life Planning Education : The Life Planning Education and Career Guidance Team has been well-established.
A series of three school-based books on moral and civic education assists students in exploring their interests and skills, setting life goals and pursuing their dreams in a planned manner.
The School's life planning education for senior students include alumni careers seminars, internship programmes, talks on further studies, visits to tertiary institutions and individual guidance on further studies and career choices.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : Whole School Approach to Catering for Students' Diverse Learning Needs:
The Guidance Committee and Student Support Team develop strategies to take care of students with different needs.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : In collaboration with the educational psychologist, social worker and counselors, the coordinator teacher devises, implements and evaluates various support strategies including write-ups of the Individual Education Plans, speech therapy services, occupational therapy services, class-based social inclusion activities, parents' talks and teacher training workshops. These strategies allow the stakeholders to share the common ground of support provided to students.
(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 : We have incorporated the 9 basic competencies as required by the Education Bureau into our tests and examinations so that teachers have a better understanding of the difficulties students encounter in the learning process and therefore offer appropriate assistance. Assessments take the form of written examinations, projects, book reports and oral presentations. Special arrangements are available for students with special educational needs (SEN).
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : Our School runs a Parent-Teacher Association (PTA). Meetings are held on a regular basis. Various activities including dining, hiking and barbecue parties are organized to enhance relationships between teachers and parents. The PTA also runs a study scheme, a reading scheme and various workshops to promote parent-child relationships.
(2) School Ethos : The ethos of the School is based on simplicity. Our discipline policy is firm yet caring. The PTA, serving as a bridge between the School and parents, has also made substantial contributions to nurturing and educating our students. On top of mentoring younger fellow schoolmates, our alumni often run seminars and share personal experiences with them from time to time.
The School runs a Big Brothers and Big Sisters Scheme, in which elder students take care of younger ones. Free after-school tutorial classes are provided. Each junior form student is required to join a uniform group, an arts group or a sports team. It is hoped that students can learn independence and self care in the groups.
In recent years, the School has been promoting a caring school community and instilling positive values in students who would show love and respect for others in everyday life.
As a whole, the School maintains an ethos based upon simplicity and mutual respect between all members of the school community. We cherish academic freedom and whole-person development.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : 1. Increase students' motivation to learn
2. Optimize teaching in the classroom
3. Nurture self-regulated learning skills
4. Maintain professional development and interflow among teachers
5. Develop morality and foster positive values among students
6. Enrich students' other learning experiences and unleash their potential
7. Implement life planning education
8. Promote life education and co-create a caring campus
9. Enhance school administration and upgrade campus facilities
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : The School encourages teachers to pursue professional development in order to provide quality education for students. We work in partnership with institutions, running teacher workshops as well as school visits in Hong Kong and overseas, to improve teaching and learning effectiveness. Nearly 60% of our teachers hold master degrees or above.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc.) : A wide range of clubs related to sports, community services, academic studies, arts and various interests are run throughout the school year. Students are encouraged to choose their clubs according to personal interests and skills. On top of coordinating activities for the Houses (Red, Grey, Blue & Green) and clubs, the Students’ Union also organizes activities with other student groups.
Others : The School has a history of more than 90 years. These years, our graduates have excelled in various fields and have made significant contributions to society. They have maintained a close connection with the School, thereby setting a positive example for younger students. The School sponsoring body provides scholarships to acknowledge students' good effort and attitude. With the support of Lingnan University, our students receive additional assistance in their post secondary studies. The University also offers help to enhance teaching and learning effectiveness of the School. This is certainly a value-added characteristic of the School. The School has joined the Joint University Programmes Admissions System in Taiwan so as to provide students with up-to-date information on studying in the region.
Direct public transportation to School : MTR: Heng Fa Chuen station;
Bus: 8, 85;
Mini Bus: 62, 62A.
Remarks : ELA programmes have been incorporated into the curriculum of Integrated Science and Mathematics for junior forms since 2013/2014.
To create more space for students to enrich their learning experience and effectiveness, the School joined the Voluntary Optimisation of Class Structure Scheme in September 2010. For F.1 and F.2, there are four classes in each form which are split into 5 teaching groups. With additional resources, we are able to fully cater for the needs of our students.
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  • School Building
    School Building
  • Receiving The Student of the Year Award (Linguist)
    Receiving The Student of the Year Award (Linguist)
  • Let's create a caring school environment
    Let's create a caring school environment
  • School Life
    School Life

Last revision date:03 December 2020