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南屯門官立中學
South Tuen Mun Government Secondary School
Address: 218 Wu Shan Road Tuen Mun
Phone:   24045506    Email:   stmgss@edb.gov.hk
Fax:   26183151    Website:   http://www.stmgss.edu.hk

School Mission

It is our mission to guide our students in their moral, academic, physical, social and aesthetic growth by providing an environment which is conducive to learning and supportive of their needs so that they can develop into confident, responsible and considerate citizens capable of maximizing their potential.

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School Information School Information
District : Tuen Mun
Other District(s) : Yuen Long
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Ms. HO Mo-ki, Mandy (PEO(ST))
Principal : Mr. CHIN Yiu-ming (Master of Education-School Administration)
School Type : Gov't
Student Gender : Co-ed
School Size : About 5000 Sq. M
Sponsoring Body : Government
Incorporated Management Committee been established : Not Applicable
Religion : Not Applicable
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1988
School Motto : Diligence, Sincerity, Modesty, Generosity
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 - -  
S5 - -  
S6 - -  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($): $60  
Students' Association Membership Fee($): -  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): School Management Fee: $150 (S.1 to S.5) $50 (S.6)  
Other Charges / Fees($): ECA Fee: $148 (S.4 to S.6)  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : There are 29 classrooms and small class teaching classrooms, 4 laboratories, 1 VR Technology and InnoCentre (Future Classroom), 1 History Museum, 1 C3 Maker Space, 1 Entrepreneurship Hub, The Centre for Languages, Cultures & Communication (When East meets West), 2 computer rooms, 1 STEM • InnoGarden , 1 Liberal Studies, Values & Life Education Centre, library, Self-access Learning Centre, Careers & Life Planning and Whole Person Development Centre, Student Association Office, lecture theatre, parents' resource room, school hall, gymnasium, Leisure Zone, covered playground, volleyball court and basketball court. All indoor locations are air-conditioned. School campus TV and central broadcasting system are installed as well.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs: : Accessible lift, Accessible toilet, accessible public information / service counter and visual fire alarm system.
Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head)
Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment: : 52
Total number of teachers in the school: : 52
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 98%
Bachelor Degree: : 96%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 37%
Special Education Training : : 33%
Working Experiences : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 8%
5-9 years : : 19%
10 years or above : : 73%
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,
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Geography, Integrated Science, History, Computer and Information Technology, Life and Society, Visual Arts, Home Economics, Music, Physical Education,
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 History, Liberal Studies,(senior form elective: Health Management and Social Care, Visual Arts, Physical Education )
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics (Core), Mathematics Extended Part (Module 2), Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography, Economics, BAFS, ICT, Physical Education
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
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Geography, Integrated Science, History, Computer and Information Technology, Life and Society, Visual Arts, Home Economics, Music, Physical Education,
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 History, Liberal Studies,(senior form elective: Health Management and Social Care, Visual Arts, Physical Education )
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics (Core), Mathematics Extended Part (Module 2), Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography, Economics, BAFS, ICT, Physical Education
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. Academic Achievements and EDB Rank Order: 60% 2. Performance in Interview: 25% 3. Performance in Extra-curricular Activities: 15%
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : Orientation Day and Foundation Courses are held for S.1 newcomers in the summer vacation. Also, a bridge programme is conducted before the academic year starts.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : Major Concern 1: To enhance learning and teaching effectiveness
Major Concern 2: To develop positive character and attitudes of students, thus promoting a caring culture
(2) School Management Organisation : The school management committee (SMC), which includes representatives of teachers, parents, alumni and community members, is the major decision-making body of the school. Daily administration and management is under the guidance of the Principal, below which are the task groups:
1. Management & Organization;
2. Learning & Teaching;
3. School Ethos and Student Support.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : Our School Management Committee is composed of 9 members, including a chairperson (from EDB), 2 teacher representatives, 1 alumni, 2 representatives from PTA, 2 representatives from social sector and the school principal.
(4) School Green Policy : Our Environmental Education Committee is responsible for promoting and implementing environmentally-friendly policies which Include encouraging teachers and students to engage in energy saving activities. Besides, recycling bins for papers and waste are placed in the school and all staff & students are encouraged to recycle paper to reduce waste production.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : The school adopts English as the medium of instruction, except for Chinese related subjects, and a Native English-speaking Teacher is employed. We also promote the use of Putonghua enthusiastically to provide students with an environment that cultivate students' ability in bi-literacy and tri-lingualism. In order to foster an English speaking and print-rich environment, the students are arranged to deliver their speeches in English and Putonghua during the morning assemblies. We provide opportunities for students to communicate with students from Mainland China and overseas with an aim to enhance their English and Putonghua standard. To promote the campus reading climate, the school arranges one reading session every afternoon and students are urged to join the inter-class and inter-school reading competitions.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : In order to cater for students' learner diversities, students in Secondary 1-3 were streamed according to their English ability and overall results in the past academic year. The more able students were encouraged to join various gifted programs, along with leadership training programs and the Mathematical Olympiad classes. Besides, collaborative lesson planning periods were arranged for teachers to plan the lessons together according to students' need. The school also emphasized the development of reflective learning skills and the teaching of various learning skills to students in different forms, including communication skills, problem solving skills, critical thinking skills, logical thinking skills and collaborative learning. Students applied these skills in their daily studies and project work. The school also encourages students to join study tours so as to broaden their horizons.
(3) School-based Curriculum : 1. Electives: 2X and 3X. 1. Electives: 2X and 3X. BAFS, Bio, Chem, Chi. Hist, Econ, Geog, HMSC, ICT, Phys
2. Curriculum highlights: Curriculum adaption, cooperative learning, graded worksheets and peer tutoring, etc. to cater for the diverse needs, interest and abilities of learners, Teaching & Learning in Information Technology, Development of Generic Skills, Applied Learning and Other Learning Experience etc.
(4) Development of the Four Key Tasks : There are four reading periods in the afternoon in a week for all class teachers and students to develop a reading habit regularly. Students are encouraged to join Chinese and English extensive reading schemes and online reading to promote a habit of reading and sharing of ideas. Lessons are conducted with IT for Interactive teaching and learning. Some subjects require students to submit assignments online; teachers also mark assignments on the web. Through subject homepages, supplementary materials are uploaded and distributed to students. Cross-curricular project-based learning is implemented in junior forms to cultivate project-learning skills and to evaluate / assess students' learning. Development of generic skills in students prepares them for the independent enquiry studies in the Senior Secondary Liberal Studies curriculum. Apart from regular talks in school assemblies, class periods, reading periods, thematic board displays, etc., moral, civic and national education is also incorporated into the teaching schemes of all subjects. On the first week of each month, our school hosts the flag-raising ceremony to heighten students' awareness of their national identity.
(5) Life Planning Education : Life-planning education aims at fostering students’ self-understanding, personal planning, goal setting, reflective habits of mind and articulation to progression pathways. Our Life planning education is not merely an advisory service for students on future studies or career choice, it connects with school’s curriculum, cooperates with different sectors in the society, to lead students out of the classroom to gain a wider perspective of the world so that they can get prepared for transition to work and challenges in the future.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : Our school gives learning support to students, especially those with special educational needs and run professional development programmes for teachers with a view to enhance teaching effectiveness.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : STMGSS is committed to developing an inclusive culture through the Whole School Approach to support students with SEN. A task force on Integrated Education is established. The team members include the vice principal, the coordinators of Special Education Needs and Counselling Team, teachers, the school educational psychologist, the school social workers and the teacher assistant of Integrated Education.

Our school has systematically developed professional training plans for teachers on this area. Resources are deployed to provide appropriate and diversified support for students with diverse needs so as to enhance their adjustment to the school life and assist them in achieving the desired learning outcomes. Students are provided with support measures like differentiated teaching, assessment accommodations and pull-out remedial lessons. We seek for professional support and offer guidance groups, reading and writing training groups, social skills and emotion management skills training groups, occupational therapy services, speech therapy services, attention training and individual education plans to students with needs. Individual counselling and assessment are also provided for students with SEN.

In addition, our school treasures home-school cooperation by establishing regular communication channels to facilitate parents’ participation in the formulation of policy on students' support and the evaluation of its effectiveness.


(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. Our school provides additional after-school support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese and Chinese History. We also help students in need to enter for appropriate Chinese Language exams. We organise activities which promote an inclusive learning environment in the school and adaptation to school.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment : Students are assessed through two examinations and two uniform tests.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) was established in 1993. It aims to promote close liaison among parents themselves as well as to strengthen the connection between parents and school administration in order to support the school's sustainable development. Parents may also become a member of School Management Committee (SMC) to discuss school development plans and related issues of mutual concern through joining the election of parent representatives of SMC.
(2) School Ethos : Various student support activities are organized to foster students' character growth and development. The 'Big Brother Big Sister' Scheme for Secondary 1 students, prefects training and leadership training schemes are a few examples. Talks and activities on moral and civic education, environmental education, life and sex education are regularly organized during school assemblies and class teacher periods. A Student Learning Profile (SLP), a summary presentation of what a student participates and achieves in terms of his/her whole-person development, is prepared for each student.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : Major Concern 1: To enhance learning and teaching effectiveness
Major Concern 2: To develop positive character and attitudes of students, thus promoting a caring culture


(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : In the year 2019-2020, each teacher received 53.63 hours of professional training on average.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc.) : Life wide Learning is collaboratively implemented by different teams such as Discipline, Counselling, Careers and Life Planning, Moral and Civic Education, Social Services, Extra-curricular activities. Whole school approach is adopted between subject departments and different teams. There are four Houses, twenty-six clubs and Student Association in the school to organize different activities for students to participate. In addition, Chinese Music Instrumental Classes and Scouts are strongly recommended for Secondary one students to participate in order to foster students’ self-management and related character education.
Others : For details, please refer to the school website.
Direct public transportation to School : Bus: 59A, 59X, 59M; LRT: 507, 610, 614, 615; Light Rail Feeder Bus: A73, K52, 506.
Remarks : If you have any enquiries, please call us for details.
School Map School Map
  • School Premise
    School Premise
  • Graduation Ceremony
    Graduation Ceremony
  • Chinese Culture Week Performance
    Chinese Culture Week Performance
  • Video of school life
    Video of school life

Last revision date:16 September 2021