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香港中文大學校友會聯會陳震夏中學
CUHKFAA Chan Chun Ha Secondary School
Address: 632 Sai Sha Road Ma On Shan Shatin
Phone:   26305006    Email:   info@cch.edu.hk
Fax:   26305299    Website:   http://www.cch.edu.hk

School Mission

The motto of the school is 'bo wen yue li': 'Bo wen' is to broaden one's intellectual horizons; 'Yue li' is to keep our behavior within the bounds of propriety.

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School Information School Information
District : Sha Tin
Other District(s) : Kowloon City
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Mr. NG Yuen Hing
Principal : Ms. HO Suk Yin (M.Sc. M.Ed.)
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Co-ed
School Size : About 12000 Sq. M
Sponsoring Body : The Education Foundation of the Federation of the Alumni Associations
of the Chinese University
Incorporated Management Committee been established : Established
Religion : Not Applicable
Year of Commencement of Operation : 2000
School Motto : bo wen yue li
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 - $320  
S5 - $320  
S6 - $320  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($): $25  
Students' Association Membership Fee($): $10  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): $310  
Other Charges / Fees($): -  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : Facilities such as 'Charles Kuen Kao Future Classroom', the lecture theatres, the multi-functional exhibition gallery, the computerized library, the student activity room, the computer-assisted learning rooms and special rooms are provided in the standard millennium school premises. To facilitate the use of IT in learning and teaching, all classrooms and special rooms are equipped with computers, visualizers and multimedia learning facilities.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs: : Accessible lift, Accessible toilet, tactile guide path, 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: : 57
Total number of teachers in the school: : 57
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 97%
Bachelor Degree: : 61%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 39%
Special Education Training : : 12%
Working Experiences : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 12%
5-9 years : : 12%
10 years or above : : 76%
2020/2021 Class Structure 2020/2021 Class Structure
    No. of Classes
S1 : 5
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 (Putonghua as the medium of instruction), Chinese History, History, Computer Literacy (S.3), Physical Education, Life Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Science
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : Mathematics*, Integrated Humanities* (S.1 and S.2), Life Technology (S.1 and S.2), Music, Visual Arts, Economics and Public Affairs (S.3), Geography (S.3)
Subjects Offered in 2020/2021 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language (adopt Putonghua as the medium of instruction by class), Chinese Literature, Chinese History, History, Information and Communication Technology, Liberal Studies, Geography, Physical Education, Visual Arts
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Biology, Physics
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : Chemistry, Economics
Subjects to be Offered in 2021/2022 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language (Putonghua as the medium of instruction), Chinese History, History, Computer Literacy (S.3), Physical Education, Life Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics (S.1), Science
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : Mathematics* (S.2 and S.3), Integrated Humanities* (S.1 and S.2), Life Technology (S.1 and S.2), Music, Visual Arts, Economics and Public Affairs (S.3), Geography (S.3)
Subjects to be Offered in 2021/2022 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language (adopt Putonghua as the medium of instruction by class), Chinese Literature, Chinese History, History, Information and Communication Technology, Liberal Studies, Geography, Physical Education, Visual Arts
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Biology, Physics
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : Chemistry, Economics

*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 ).EDB Rank Order List and academic results (an average B or above): 40%; Conducts and comments (B or above): 20%; Interview: 25%; Service/Activities and awards: 15%.
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : Summer bridging courses are provided for students to adapt to the secondary school life. Through the activities, language skills, information technology skills and basic learning skills of students will be consolidated.
Our school has participated in the 'School Physical Fitness Award Scheme' so as to help students establish a healthy lifestyle. Our S.1-S.3 students stay at school for lunch. The Catering Team comprising parents and teachers, supervises the service quality of the lunch box provider regularly, with a view to providing students with healthy, nutritious and delicious meals for lunch.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : Shaping positive, self-regulated, thriving Chun Hanians
(2) School Management Organisation : The school vision of providing an all-round education is based on an invitational philosophy of education which fosters the respect for individual differences and the realization of student’s potential. The school has also developed a self-evaluation mechanism to ensure quality education for all.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : Incorporated Management Committee was established.
(4) School Green Policy : Our school provides students with an environment that is both healthy and pleasant, in which students place a premium on sustaining such an environment for themselves and future generations, and pursues sustainable development. We aim at planning and promoting a sustainable approach to waste management in our school, that is, we consume less, produce less waste, and reuse or recover value from waste in order to return the money back for students to organize learning activities, outdoor events and environmental work.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : Whole-school Language Policy: To be in line with the EDB MOI fine-tuning policy, our school offers English-medium instruction in selected subjects for S.1 to S.3 students in particular classes. English is used as the medium of instruction (MOI) for Science in all S.1 to S.3 classes and Mathematics in some S.1 to S.3 classes. After-class remedial support is also provided for students to facilitate their adaptation to English as the MOI. Meanwhile, Putonghua is also used as the MOI in Chinese lessons in all S.1 to S.3 classes. Both CMI and EMI streams are offered at S.4 to S.6 and Putonghua may be used as the MOI of Chinese lessons.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : With student-centered learning mode, students are encouraged to do preparation before lesson, discuss with peers, display their learning outcomes, reflection and accommodation. We believe that students can master their learning skills and develop study habits with the practices of Self-regulated Learning (SRL). "Self-regulated" and "cooperative learning" strategies lead students in the path to become an active self-learner.
(3) School-based Curriculum : 1. Electives: 2X and 3X. A total of 11 subjects are offered as electives. Students can choose 2 electives or 3 electives. Senior secondary students can choose to study Other Languages, Music, Physical Education, etc.
2. Curriculum highlights: Cross-curricular learning elements are incorporated into the school-based curriculum. Life-wide learning activities such as field trips, educational excursions, exchange programmes, etc. are provided for students to broaden their horizons and deepen their educational experiences.
Curriculum Characteristics: Life-Wide Learning Week, Junior Secondary STEM and Drama Education Curriculum, Senior Secondary Art Education Curriculum.
(4) Development of the Four Key Tasks : To promote e-learning and STEM education, “Charles Kuen Kao Future Classroom” has been established to cultivate the research and innovation spirit of our students. Tablet computers, Chromebooks and e-learning platform have been implemented to cultivate students' information literacy and uplift their self-regulated learning skills. STEM elements have been integrated into junior form STEM related subjects. Continuous support from various professional partners includes the HKU CITE, the City University Apps Lab, and CUHK, etc. In order to provide students with experiential learning in their daily lives, various activities are organized by our school with moral and civic education incorporated into project learning, for instance, internal and external talks, cross-border exchanges, field trips, etc.
Our school has joined a pilot scheme of a cultural exchange programme with our sister school in Mainland China. School visits, subject exchanges, activities about appreciating the preservation of our mutual ecosystems and cultures are arranged.
To promote a culture of “Reading across Curriculum”, various reading activities such as authors’ talks, the Reading Carnival and book fairs are organized across the curriculum. Whole-school morning reading period, the Reading lesson and “Subject-based Reading Scheme” are developed at junior secondary. Extensive Reading Schemes in both Chinese Language and English Language have also been introduced to develop students' interest in reading and promote better reading habits.
(5) Life Planning Education : Our school organizes a wide range of career counseling activities through the cooperation with different colleges or universities, the support from the alumnis of CUHK and the linkage of alumnis of our school, which aim at helping students to better understand themselves, set achievable career goals and eventually realize their career dream.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : We believe that every student has his or her own talent, our school has established the Gifted Education Team and promotes the "Student Talent Pool", focusing on the development of students' talents and gifted education activities. For academic and student development, students’ talents are identified in different ways so as to provide them diverse and appropriate learning experiences. To support inclusive education, the infrastructure of the school is specially designed to cater for student diversity. Working in collaboration with professional organizations, individualized educational programmes are designed. In addition, to ensure our students receive suitable trainings, our school regularly recommends students to participate in different gifted courses and competitions. Our school endeavours to integrate gifted education elements: Higher order thinking skills, Creativity and Social skills, in teaching material design, creative teaching strategies, tiered assignments and assessments, which can provide extended learning for students with different abilities.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : Our Counselling And Discipline Team is responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of the Integrated Education as well as setting up the ‘School-based Inclusive Policy’. Members of Counselling And Discipline Team include the Vice-principal, the Counselling And Discipline Mistress, Special Educational Needs Coordinator, counselling and discipline teachers of every level and the school social worker. The concept of ‘Integration of counselling and discipline’ is adopted to facilitate a ‘Whole School Approach’, class teachers and subject coordinators, together with subject teachers, establish the support measures for the students with special educational needs. In order to create an inclusive and caring culture, the school utilizes various resources, including Learning Support Grant, the assessment service provided by Education Bureau and education psychologist at school, counselling service and school-based integrated education scheme. Our school also emphasizes home-school co-operation, teachers of the task force will communicate with parents regularly to negotiate the appropriate support strategies for the students, parents can also acquire the skills of looking after and teaching their children.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment : Different modes of assessment practices such as projects, academic competitions, portfolios, tests and examinations are designed to assess students’ academic achievements in various aspects. The provision of diverse assessment modes facilitates effective learning. Students’ progress is regularly monitored and remedial and enhancement programmes are provided for students.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : Our Parent-Teacher Association was established in 2002. Please visit our website http://www.cch.edu.hk/pta/ for details.
(2) School Ethos : The school adopts a student-centered and whole-school approach to counseling and discipline policies and strategies.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : ‘Shaping positive, self-regulated, thriving Chun Hanians’ is our major focus of the year. Appropriate and flexible learning strategies are adopted to create successful experiences for students, enhance students’ autonomy and establish an atmosphere and culture of appreciation. Through multiple real-life experiences and appreciation platforms, students‘ diverse potentials are developed and students’ positive thinking is nurtured.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : Teaching and Continual Professional Development Team organizes Teacher Development Sessions, Staff Development Days/Camp, Inter-school sharing sessions, Study trips and Open Classes, which aim at improving the quality of teaching and learning, have been organized for teachers to share teaching experiences and develop the professional learning community.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc.) : To promote the whole-person development of students and develop their leadership skills, students are provided with diverse learning opportunities via various extra-curricular activities organized at different times of the school year. The establishment of a Student Union helps to foster students’ autonomy and strengthen their team spirit. To enhance students' learning experiences and facilitate the application of knowledge, various activities such as a Long Distance Running Day, field trips as well as a variety of language (Chinese, English & Putonghua) activities, are organized for students. They have become an integral part of our school curriculum. The learning experiences of students are also further developed beyond the classrooms through visits to the Mainland and foreign countries. The experiences of participating in Taiwan Dodgeball Competition and summer immersion programmes in English-speaking countries have given students a valuable opportunity to broaden their horizons and explore the cultures of other countries.
Others : Connection with CUHK
Owing to the close relationship between CHUK and our school, we have been fully supported by the unique resources and students are provided with special experiences in different programmes and activities, which include Meeting CUHK Professors, CUHK Alumni at Work Channel, CUHK alumni’s talks, summer camps in CUHK, friendly visits to CUHK colleges, experiencing the lessons in CUHK, participating in the CUHK Alumni’s Day, etc. Through various activities, students are given opportunities to explore more about CUHK and meet the outstanding CUHK professors and alumni which may help them set their goal of entering university early in their teenage years.
Direct public transportation to School : Buses: 43X, 81C, 85K, 86K, 87K, 89C, 89D, 286M, 680, 681, 682;
Minibuses: 801, 807A, 807K;
Ma On Shan Railway: Heng On.
Remarks : The "Through-train" policy with CUHKFAA Thomas Cheung School ended in the academic year 2018-2019.
Applied Learning will be offered at S.5 and S.6 (Mode 1 is adopted for Applied Learning-tertiary institutions as the course providers). Other Learning Experiences (OLE) include Moral & Civic Education, Social Service or Careers-related experiences, arts and sports.
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Last revision date:03 December 2020