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Pui Ying Secondary School
Address: 55 Wah Fu Road, Wah Fu Estate, Pokfulam , HK
Phone:   25503632    Email:
Fax:   28758633    Website:

School Mission

Our school practises Faith, Hope and Love in Christ to achieve students’ full potential. In order to enable students to strive for excellence, we are committed to promoting students’ moral, intellectual, physical, social, aesthetic and spiritual development through whole-person education.

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School Information School Information
District : Southern
Other District(s) : Central & Western, Wan Chai, Islands
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Rev. So Shing Yit, Eric
Principal : Ms Lam Shuk Fun (BA, MEd)
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Co-ed
School Size : About 4000 Sq. M
Sponsoring Body : The Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China
Incorporated Management Committee been established : Not yet established
Religion : Protestantism / Christianity
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1879
School Motto : Faith, Hope, 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 - $100  
S5 - $100  
S6 - $100  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($): Admission Fee $50, Annual Fee $30  
Students' Association Membership Fee($): $15  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): Non-standard facilities and improvised teaching facilities $310  
Other Charges / Fees($): -  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : Besides the basic facilities, the school has a multi-media learning center, a digital studio, a photography workshop, an English learning center, a multi-media theater, Campus TV, a student activity room, a gymnasium, a heated indoor swimming pool, a fitness room, a Career Planning room, a MAKER studio, a game room and a PY Cafe. All classrooms are installed with projectors and visualizers and connect with network for iPad learning.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs: : 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: : 41
Total number of teachers in the school: : 42
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 95%
Bachelor Degree: : 100%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 57%
Special Education Training : : 33%
Working Experiences : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 33%
5-9 years : : 5%
10 years or above : : 62%
2020/2021 Class Structure 2020/2021 Class Structure
    No. of Classes
S1 : 3
S2 : 3
S3 : 3
S4 : 3
S5 : 2
S6 : 2
Subjects Offered Subjects Offered
Subjects Offered in 2020/2021 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Putonghua, Life Education, Life & Society, Science*, Mathematics, Chinese History, Geography (S.3), Information & Communication Technology, Visual Arts, Physical Education*, Music, Creative Education & Technology*
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 Extended Module, Liberal Studies, Chinese History, Business Accounting and Financial Studies, Travel and Tourism, Geography, History, Economics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Visual Arts, Life Education, Physical Education, OLE.
English as the medium of instruction : English Language
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : Mathematics
Subjects to be Offered in 2021/2022 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Putonghua, Life Education, Life and Society, Science*, Mathematics, Chinese History, Geography (S.3), Information & Communication Technology, Visual Arts, Physical Education*, Music, Creative Education & Technology*.
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, Mathematics Extended Module, Liberal Studies, Chinese History, Business Accounting and Financial Studies, Travel and Tourism, Geography, History, Economics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Visual Arts, Life Education, Physical Education, OLE.
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 ).Academic performance (30%), Conduct (25%), Extra-curricular activities (15%), Interview performance (30%).
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : ‘New Secondary One Student and Parent Orientation Day’ is arranged to foster parents’ and students’ understanding on the school. ‘Promotion to Secondary One Oriented Curriculum’ comprises two weeks of a Multi-learning Orientation for new Secondary One students. These orientation weeks not only aim to help new students understand and adapt to secondary-school life, but also give them an opportunity to refresh and consolidate their learning; and to prepare them for new challenges. Moreover, ‘Secondary One Adaptation Camp’ is organized to develop team spirit or increase a sense of belonging. The School organizes large scale activities, expert talks, diversified group activities and curriculum restructuring and class-based management strategies to cultivate students' positive values and attitudes. In addition, the School can refer boarding services to needy students.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : 1. Focus on students’ Whole person development, foster proactive and positive attitudes.
2. Raise learning and teaching effectiveness, foster students’ active learning.
3. Build a caring school culture, create a successful hope for students.
4. Cater for students’ learners’ diversity, help them realise their life planning as early as possible and give back to the society.
(2) School Management Organisation : The School Sponsoring Body manages the School professionally. It has clear educational vision and aims at whole-person education. It advocates communication at all levels, supports a comprehensive appraisal system to ensure the professional quality of teachers team.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : The SMC, comprising church ministers, retired and current school principals, university professors, university management board members and alumni; supervises the planning and management of the educational policy, finance and human resources of the School.
(4) School Green Policy : Environmental education is emphasized. Activities are organized systematically to arouse environmental awareness of students. Waste recycling is actively implemented. Classrooms and playground have recycling bins. Recycled papers are used for printing and air conditioning is used with discretion.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : The School adopts mother-tongue teaching primarily and focuses on enhancing our students' English standard. The English department strives to promote an English learning environment, such as organizing English Immersion Programmes in Vancouver and UK, English Summer Camps, Student Ambassador Program operated by Consulate General Of Ireland (Hong Kong), to provide more opportunities for students to be exposed in English. Putonghua lessons are offered in junior forms to nurture students’ Putonghua ability and raise their confidence in communicating with others. Students with better English standards are allowed to choose English as the medium of instruction in Mathematics in senior forms. To promote interactive learning and to enhance students' motivation to learn, Junior form students are encouraged to read e-books through mobile devices (iPad2).
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : Student-centred approach is adapted according to students’ abilities and interests with the aims of raising their academic standard. Chinese and English Extensive Reading schemes and Afternoon Reading programmes have been implemented to encourage reading extensively for pleasure, improve students' language abilities, widen horizons and acquire knowledge of the world. Maker Education is implemented to nurture students' innovative spirit, STEM abilities and generic skills through product presentation. Reading reward coupons are used in school book fairs to foster the development of good reading habits.
(3) School-based Curriculum : 1. Electives: 2X. (Art, Science and Commerce subjects are provided for students to choose)
2. Curriculum highlights: There are diversified junior curricula catering for students with different abilities and standards. In junior forms, to meet the needs of students, there are a core curriculum, an extended curriculum and a modified curriculum.
(4) Development of the Four Key Tasks : 1. Moral, Civic and National Education: Our school’s value education team is in place. The seven priority values of Perseverance, Respect for Others, Responsibility, National Identity, Commitment, Integrity and Care for Others are integrated into all subject lessons and other related learning experiences. This nurtures students’ positive values and attitudes to face challenges in the future society.
2. Reading to Learn: In order to strengthen students’ language competency and enrich their knowledge, our school arranges afternoon reading sessions to foster students’ daily reading habit. Reading strategies and skills are taught in language classes to boost students’ learning ability, achieve lifelong learning and whole-person development. Moreover, our school invites guest speakers from different sectors regularly to hold reading club. Not only this can cultivate students’ interests in various disciplines, but also extend their reflections on living and understanding of life.
3. Project Learning: To exert students’ self-learning spirit and develop their generic skills, our school has annual subject-based or cross-subject project learning. This can engage students in constructing knowledge actively and broadening their horizons.
4. Information Technology for Interactive Learning: Information technology is a powerful tool to unleash the learning capability of students. The eTeaching promotion team introduces various digital teaching software to teachers periodically. Our school also provides designated online areas for teachers to upload subject materials, which facilitate students’ self-learning and sharing of learning outcomes, so as to attain the effectiveness of interactive learning.
(5) Life Planning Education : In order to cater to students’ diverse needs at different learning stages, the school provides appropriate, holistic type of life planning education and career guidance, including life planning seminars, career exploration, selection of subjects strategy, sharing section with experts, business sector and different types of services. Teachers in charge of Career and Life planning Education also continue to further study to raise their professional counseling quality.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : Junior Forms:
To set up progressive classes to consolidate students’ language and arithmetic foundation; to hold revision classes on Saturdays and before uniform tests and examinations for low academic achievers; to provide iPads for students to carry out e-learning.
Senior Forms:
To offer a variety of grants and scholarships; to subsidize students to join academic exchange tours; to provide enhancement classes after school and on Saturdays; to subsidize S.6 students to take mock examinations to enhance their self-confidence and examination skills.
Individual Students' Needs:
(1) Student-teacher ratio is lowered in and collaborative teaching is enforced. Also, in senior forms, medium-class or small-class teaching is implemented. Modified curriculum and assessment measures. (2) Students can select their senior form electives based on their interests and abilities to achieve their best learning efficiency. (3) EDB Learning Support Grant is used to employ several assistants to help SEN students in the classroom and after school. The School also employs a speech therapist to help students with speech problems. Social skills group is formed to enhance the ability of students to get along with others. School social workers provide counselling services to the students. (4) New immigrant adaptation plan and English course are arranged.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : A wide range of support and services is provided to facilitate an inclusive school culture and create a harmonious campus. External services such as speech therapy and social training groups are deployed to meet various student needs. Ample support is given to foster a healthy growth of tier two students.
Our Student Support Team contains a Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO), a counselling supervisor, teachers with SEN training, an educational psychologist, social workers and teaching assistants. With their expertise in different sectors, they coordinate with front-line teachers to exchange professional advice for improving teaching standards. With flexible resource allocations, we adopt a school-based approach to support students with special educational needs. Core subject teachers improvise junior form curricula, select main teaching points and making flexible use of teaching strategies to support tier one students and consolidate their foundations.
Our school places utmost importance on Home-School Co-operation. Counselling teachers maintain close communication with parents to understand students' special educational needs. We run a two-week adaptation class for new students to adapt to their campus life. Parent workshops are held to exchange educational ideas and listen to parents' voices. Parents are invited to attend meetings to formulate individual study plan and evaluate its effectiveness regularly. Both parents and school share the same vision and use the same methods to cultivate our students' learning habits and life routines more effectively.
(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; and organising cultural integration activities.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment : Various types of assessments are implemented. Other than regular tests, assignments, oral reports, experiment activities and project learning are for teachers to assess students’ academic performances and let students track their progress clearly. Each year, there are 2 uniform tests. The tests are designed to help students to consolidate their knowledge. There are 2 examinations per year. Post examination evaluation days are arranged to provide feedback for students, review learning and teaching effectiveness and adjust teaching strategies. Our school adopts competence-based class grouping policy to reduce learner diversity within classes. This policy is also an effective way for teachers to execute the adapted curriculum, design appropriate assignments and consolidate students’ learning and teaching effectiveness.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : The School has developed a culture of trust and openness with parents. The PTA seeks to foster closer co-operation and better communication between students, parents and teachers; it encourages parents to participate in the School's administration. The Association organizes various kinds of forums, including S.1 new students and parents' orientation day, PTA Annual General Meeting, regular form parents' meetings, and breakfast meetings with the principal. To meet the demands of Other Learning Experiences (OLE), a number of outdoor activities and functions are organized. For example, family day trips, Christmas gathering, educational talks, and different types of interest courses and workshops. Apart from giving out scholarships and financing students' extra-curricular activities, the PTA also prepares cards and gifts for teachers during Teachers' Week. Furthermore, a volunteer team is set up by the PTA to organize charity events and assist other school functions.
(2) School Ethos : With the collaborative effort of all teachers, social workers and an educational psychologist, a harmonious working and learning atmosphere is promoted. It emphasises student-centred education.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : 1. Raising assessment literacy to facilitate students’ continuous progress.
2. Strengthen student growth support related to the linkage between learning and teaching.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : The teacher professional development committee aims to enhance teachers' continuing professional development. To fit with the curriculum reform, all teachers actively participate in seminars and workshops held by EDB, Sponsoring Body and other education organizations. In addition, each year the school has a number of professional development days for various training activities, and invites education experts and EDB staff to give talks and workshops to enhance teachers' professional knowledge and skills. The school also promotes collaborative teaching. The subject panel heads will hold meeting for co-designing lesson plans and share teaching materials. The TPD committee encourages intra-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary peer lesson observation, and to enhance teachers' exchange of experience in teaching, so as to increase the teaching effectiveness.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc.) : The school strives to implement various kinds of activities in order to cater to the students with different learning styles. We hope to broaden students’ horizons, inspire potentials and encourage multiple attempts to build up self-confidence and a successful dream. The activities are classified as religious, academic, service, sports, arts, interests and growth. For instance, microfilm production, latte art, art jelly, creative programming games, etc. The school has already incorporated life-wide learning activities into regular class periods so that every student can participate in at least one activity in the Diversity Learning Lessons. Besides, our school actively implements Life-Wide Learning Days. Each form comes up with its own theme, such as language, Mathematics and science, humanities, career and life planning and voluntary service, so as to explore students’ potentials, start career planning early and build up their dreams.
Others : Chinese Percussion Team, which belongs to Pui Ying Chinese Music Orchestra, won the gold award of The Hong Kong Youth Music Interflows with its “Light of Pui Ying” song. The Symphonic Band, which was established in the 1950s, was a Silver Band before. The Band won the champion award of The Hong Kong Youth Music Interflows Symphonic Band organized by the Music Office of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department for three consecutive years. Harmonica Band won numerous awards in different inter-school music competitions. Our alumnus Gordon Lee Chun Lok won the championship of chromatic harmonica solo at the 8th World Harmonica Festival among 65 contestants in the world and bought honour to Hong Kong. Our volleyball team is honourably named ‘Volleyball Shaolin’ in Hong Kong. The Volleyball team has won many volleyball group championships. Our alumnus Sau Mei Yeung even created history in Hong Kong Volleyball Games. She joined the Rangsit University Volleyball Club in Thailand and became the first professional woman’s player in Hong Kong. The Photograph Club won numerous awards. It held photography exhibitions, Southern District Cultural visit and Compassion Photography competition, photography seminar, etc. The club also sponsors students to publish individual photography books. Our Track and Field Team, Swimming Team, Rope Skipping Team, Frisbee Team, Drama Team, etc. are awarded for their efforts and won many prizes.
Direct public transportation to School : Buses: 4, 4X, 40, 40M, 41A, 42, 43M, 48, 73, 94A, 170, 970.
Mini-buses: 23, 31, 63, 63A.
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  • Pui Ying children in one heart
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  • Express our everlasting love with harmonious melodies
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  • Diversity Learning Activities, Inspire Students
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Last revision date:03 December 2020