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King's College
Address: 63A Bonham Road
Phone:   25470310    Email:
Fax:   25406908    Website:

School Mission

King's College is committed to helping students discover their potential fully, to promoting a balanced education that takes into consideration students' moral, intellectual, physical, social and aesthetic needs, and to providing a learning environment that is disciplined, stimulating and forward-looking.

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School Information School Information
District : Central & Western
Other District(s) : Wan Chai, Eastern, Southern, Islands
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Dr. Lau Wing Yin Verena
Principal : Mr. Tang Kai Chak
School Type : Gov't
Student Gender : Boys
School Size : About 6500 Sq. M
Sponsoring Body : HKSAR Government
Incorporated Management Committee been established : Not Applicable
Religion : Not Applicable
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1926
School Motto : (N. B. No English translation)
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)($): $100  
Students' Association Membership Fee($): -  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): $300  
Other Charges / Fees($): Extra-curricular Activity Fee: $148 (S.4 - S.6 students only)  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : 33 classrooms, a school hall, a STEM Room, a gymnasium, a swimming pool, an activity room, an IT room, a multi-media learning centre, a lecture room, a general purpose room, Campus TV station, a library and several laboratories.
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: : 52
Total number of teachers in the school: : 54
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 96%
Bachelor Degree: : 100%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 46%
Special Education Training : : 43%
Working Experiences : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 9%
5-9 years : : 9%
10 years or above : : 82%
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, Life and Society
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Music, Visual Arts, P.E., Integrated Science (S.1-S.2),
Computer Literacy (S.1-S.2), Information & Communication Technology (S.3), History, Geography, Economics (S.3), Physics (S.3), Chemistry (S.3), Biology (S.3), Business, Accounting & Financial Studies (S.3)
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
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Music, Visual Arts (S.4), P.E., Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, History, Economics, Business, Accounting & Financial Studies, Information and Communication Technology
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, Putonghua, Chinese History, Life and Society
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, History, Geography, Music, Visual Arts, P.E., Integrated Science (S.1-S.2), Computer Literacy (S.1-S.2), Information & Communication Technology (S.3), Economics (S.3), Physics (S.3), Chemistry (S.3), Biology (S.3), Business, Accounting & Financial Studies (S.3)
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
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Music, Visual Arts (S.4), P.E., Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, History, Economics, Business, Accounting & Financial Studies, Information and Communication Technology
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 ).All applicants will be invited to attend an interview in March. Interview criteria: 1. Performance in the interview (competency in Chinese Language and English Language, awareness of current issues and general knowledge, interests and aptitudes)(50%); 2. Position in the Rank Order List provided by EDB(30%); 3. Performance in other areas (performance in internal assessments in primary school, conduct [grade B or above], ECA involvement and awards)(20%).
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : S.1 Parents' Day, S.1 Orientation Day, English Camp, Orientation activities organized by Uniform Groups, Fig Boys Scheme, and Prefects, etc.
The school has formulated and implemented the Healthy School Policy to help students reach a state of physical, mental and social well-being. Apart from drug tests, a series of programmes has been launched to raise students' awareness towards having a healthy life which include visits to the Jockey Club Drug Info Centre, talks on 'Say No to Drugs', promotion of sports activities and competitions, survey on eating habits, Fruit Day, Fig Boys Scheme, Student Support Programme, Stress Management workshops and other Integrated Education programmes.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : Perseverance and Empathy
(2) School Management Organisation : The School Management Committee
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : The School is led by a School Management Committee, chaired by a Principal Education Officer of the Education Bureau.
The members include the Principal, two teacher representatives, two parent representatives, two old boy representatives, and two independent members from the community.
(4) School Green Policy : The School is committed to undertaking sound environmental practices throughout the entire school operations and raising all staff and students' awareness of their environmental responsibilities. Green Leaders in each class help promote various environmental protection activities in school. To keep efficient use of electricity, temperature in classrooms is maintained at 25.5 degree Celsius when air-conditioners are used. Recycle campaigns, such as collection of used electronic devices and used batteries, are held regularly to encourage students to reduce waste production in daily activities. The School keeps assessing students' performance on environmental protection and will give away The Green Awards to classes with good practice. Annual Carbon Audit will be conducted for our school campus to monitor the carbon emission each year and impose respective measures to save energy.

Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : All subjects, except Chinese Language, Chinese History, Putonghua, Life and Society and Liberal Studies, are taught in English.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : Main features:
1. Adopting student-centred approach of teaching, making use of a wide range of learning activities to promote interactive learning among students;
2. Emphasizing the importance of reflective learning, encourage students and teachers to make use of the reflection done to improve learning and teaching strategies;
3. Promoting collaborative lesson preparation, peer lesson observation and open class among teachers;
4. Designing and conducting activities for different subjects and at different levels to equip students with different study skills and to train up students' higher order thinking skills;
5. Adopting different measures to cater for learner diversities;
6. Enhancing learning and teaching and promoting interactive learning through effective use of IT;
7. Promoting e-learning and more extensive use of online platforms to promote self-directed learning;
8. Encouraging students to share their learning experience and providing opportunities to enhance their speaking skills in cycle-based cross-curricular activities periods;
9. Employing a wide range of strategies to develop students' generic skills, values/attitudes and capabilities for life-long learning;
10. Trying out cooperative learning in different subjects to promote learning between and among students for the construct of a learning community;
11. Promoting STEM education to lift up students' spirit in scientific investigation and to heighten their curiosity towards things they encounter;
12. Enhancing student's language competency and broadening students' knowledge through a variety of reading activities.
(3) School-based Curriculum : 1. Electives: 3X and 4X. Students are free to choose 3 electives and can take the NSS Music course or Other Language (Japanese) as their fourth elective.
2. Curriculum highlights: Tailor-made school-based curricula are designed to cater for learner diversity among students at junior levels to enhance the effectiveness of learning and teaching. The School has designed and implemented school-based Drama Education Curriculum at S.1 and S.2 to enhance students' language competency. School-based curricula are designed to cultivate positive moral and civic values, to raise environmental protection concerns and enhance students' knowledge in health and sex education.
(4) Development of the Four Key Tasks : Enhancing students' language proficiency, promoting e-learning and e-reading culture, fostering students' interest in STEM education, enhancing students' skills in scientific exploration and investigation, foster self-directed learning among students, honing students' generic and higher order thinking skills through formal and informal curricula. Nurture righteous and self-fulfilling students through values education, building a healthy and caring campus.
(5) Life Planning Education : Through systematic planning and the implementation of a school-based curriculum, the School aims to help students to have a better understanding of their abilities and career inclination, design their individual plans, set goals and foster their abilities in reflection so as to keep students informed of the different pathways for further studies and job opportunities. It is expected that students can make a wise decision based on their interest and aptitude. At the same time, students' whole person development can be aligned with their individual goals for career/studies. The school organizes talks, visits to workplaces, experience sharing sessions and workshops to enhance the knowledge and the understanding of students, teachers and parents on life planning.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : 1. S.1 and S.2 Chinese and Mathematics Remedial Classes and S.1 English remedial class;
2. Mathematics classes for more able students;
3. After-class group/individual teaching;
4. Employment of different teaching strategies to tailor make learning materials for students in need of support;
5. Employment of Teaching Assistants to support students with different learning needs;
6. Provision of support to students with special educational needs;
7. Nominating students to attend gifted education programmes provided by external organizations;
8. Running enhancement programmes to further develop students' potentials.
9. School-based support programmes on Chinese and Liberal Studies for Non-Chinese speaking students.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : Our school implements Integrated Education by adopting a Whole-School Approach. The Student Support Team has been set up to support students with special educational needs. The members include the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator, the Counselling Team teachers, the School Social Workers and the School-based Educational Psychologist. To provide learning support, our school arranges appropriate teaching and assessment accommodations for students with special educational needs. Through the flexible use of the Learning Support Grant, our school organises various support training sessions and workshops, such as social skill workshop, emotional management workshop, speech therapy, individual educational plans, etc. to help students to cope with the problems they may come across in their daily life. In order to strengthen the cooperation between parents and school, our teachers meet parents regularly to follow up the progress of students’ performance and work out plan for the implementation of relevant support measures. In addition, our school organizes a variety of activities for the whole school, such as the inclusive ambassador programme, social service activities, etc. to promote the inclusive atmosphere on our school campus.
(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. The School adopts the school-based Chinese as a Second Language Curriculum to consolidate students' learning and to enhance their interest and confidence in the learning of Chinese Language. To arouse their interest and understanding of Chinese history and culture, the School has organized different learning activities for them. These programmes provide NCS students with greater opportunity to promote cultural exchanges between local and NCS students, helping NCS students to integrate themselves on the campus more effectively and to enjoy their campus life.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment : Continuous assessment of students' performance, particularly in the development of skills and values/attitudes, is emphasized. In addition to written tests, assessment measures including students' reflections on their own performance, teacher observation, peer evaluation, presentation and peer sharing, etc., are adopted.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : The KCPTA conducts a variety of well-received programmes every year. These include family tours, publication of PTA Newsletters, parent education progammes, etc. These activities not only provide invaluable opportunities for parents and the School to communicate and exchange ideas but strengthen students' sense of belonging to the School.
(2) School Ethos : The School, founded in 1926, has rich traditions with strong support from past students and parents. There is a harmonious relationship among teachers and an excellent rapport between teachers and students. The students are generally hardworking and disciplined with a strong sense of belonging to the School. Pastoral care is provided through the Counselling Committee, the Student Support Unit, school social workers, and the dedicated teachers. The School promotes peer learning among students and encourages them to help each other. After-school activities such as tutorial classes, Fig Boys Scheme and enhancement classes conducted by old boys are held. Apart from fostering stronger brotherhood among students, students are given the chance to hone their leadership and communication abilities.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : 1. To enhance students' language competency and capability in learning;
2. To nurture righteous and self-fulfilling students.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : The School aims at helping teachers to broaden their horizons and to equip themselves with knowledge of the senior secondary curriculum. Apart from the three staff development days, professional development programmes are organized to enhance their knowledge on current teaching methodologies and education reforms. Besides, teachers are encouraged to share their experience in departmental and staff meetings, to join teacher networks and to attend experience sharing sessions. Over the past few years, the School has, through joining the School-based Support Scheme offered by the Education Bureau, designed and developed individual subjects' (including Chinese and Liberal Studies) school-based teaching materials to enhance the quality and effectiveness of teaching.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc.) : The School provides a variety of activities including academic, cultural, sports, religious activities as well as opportunities for social services through 26 clubs and societies. Student Development Days are held for S.1-S.6 students which allow students to learn through a wide range of activities. These activities together with those organized under other learning experiences help foster and reinforce students' whole person development. Students are strongly encouraged by the school to participate in external competitions of different kinds and overseas exchange programmes as to broaden their horizons. S.1-S.3 students are required to join a musical instrumental class and sit relevant internal assessment.
Others : Students performed well in both academic and non-academic areas and in both local and international competitions.
Students had good performance in the 2020 Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination. Mak Wai-fung and Ng Siu-man were particularly outstanding; Mak got four 5** and two 5* and Ng got four 5** including M2 and two 5*. 80.8% of students were admitted to local undergraduate programmes through the JUPAS.
Students display fervent interest in science research. Kwan Chiu-ming, Ngan Ka-pui and Liu Mingxin won the Emerson Special Award for the Senior Secondary Division and the First Place Award in the category of ‘Energy and Environmental Science’ in the 22nd Hong Kong Youth Science & Technology Innovation Competition. Cheung Jit-hei also got the Third Place Award in the category of ‘Chemistry and Materials’ in the same competition.
In addition to scientific research, students also performed well in other areas of STEM. Cheung Gabriel Man-hin received the Gold Award in the International Biology Olympiad – Hong Kong Contest 2019. In the Hong Kong Biology Literacy Award(2019/2020), Dai Man-lai Winston and Cheung Gabriel Man-hin got the First Class Honour and the Second Class Honour respectively, and the School got the Best School Award. A group of Secondary 3 students received the Merit Award in the Artificial Intelligence Stream for the Junior Secondary Section for the Greater Bay Area STEM Excellence Award 2020. The school’s STEM Team was invited by the EDB to showcase their achievements for the AI Robocar Project in the STEM Education Fair 2020 in the form of roving exhibition to share their creativity and innovation.
Students display their musical talents in competitions. The School Orchestra and the Chinese Orchestra both won the Silver Award in the 2019 Hong Kong Youth Music Interflows. Hung Cheuk-kin Neo had sparkling piano performances; he got the Gold Award in the HKYPAF the 7th Hong Kong Youth International Performing Arts Festival 2019 Beethoven Sonata Class and the Internationaler Bonn Klassik Klavierwettbewerb 2020(Hong Kong Division), and the Second Place of Piano Classical Class in the 8th Hong Kong Youth Barclampory Music Festival. Chan Sui-hin won the Gold Award for his impressive guzheng performance in the 2019 Nan Feng International Music Competition.
In the 71st Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival, students were awarded 2 champions, 3 first runners-up in the categories of English solo verse speaking and improvised dramatic scenes competitions. Doing equally well in Chinese speaking categories, students won 2 champions, 2 first runners-up and 2 second runners-up in solo verse speaking and solo prose reading competitions. In addition, our junior and senior students got a total of 1 Second Class Award and 2 Third Class Awards in the Elite Cup Writing Competition (Final)(Hong Kong Division) in the 2019-20 National Adolescent Language Knowledge Competition.
Students have outstanding performance in sports, especially in the inter-school swimming competitions, in which Lam Yuk-wang snatched 1 Gold Medal and 1 Silver Medal.
The School also encourages students to join different exchange programmes. Last year, a group of students went to the UK for the STEM Study Tour. Another 12 students went to Yale, USA to compete in the World Scholar’s Cup and brought back a total of 49 medals.
Direct public transportation to School : MTR Sai Ying Pun Station (Exit C);
Public light bus: Route 8, 10, 22, 28,31,56;
Bus: Route No. 23, 40, 40M.
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Last revision date:03 December 2020