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佛教大雄中學
Buddhist Tai Hung College
Address: 38 Cheung Fat Street, So Uk, Shamshuipo
Phone:   23862988    Email:   office@mail.bthc.edu.hk
Fax:   23869365    Website:   http://www.bthc.edu.hk

School Mission

Modesty & Integrity, Humility & Self-discipline, Industry & Thoughtfulness, Initiative & Independence, Care & Compassion

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School Information School Information
District : Sham Shui Po
Other District(s) :
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Ven. Sik Hin Hung
Principal : Mr. Chiu Hong Ming, Eddie (BSc (Hon.) HKU; MA, CUHK)
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Co-ed
School Size : About 5000 Sq. M
Sponsoring Body : The Hong Kong Buddhist Association
Incorporated Management Committee been established : Established
Religion : Buddhism
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1969
School Motto : Enlighten with Wisdom, Manifest with Compassion
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 - $320  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($): $50  
Students' Association Membership Fee($): $30  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): -  
Other Charges / Fees($): -  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : Hall, Sports Court, Gym Room, Multi-media Resources Production Centre, Multi-media Learning Centre, Library, Self-study Corner, Visual Arts Room, Music Room, 2 Computer Rooms, Geography Room, 4 Laboratories, Tuck Shop, Students Activity Centre, English Corner, Mathematics Corner, Students' Association Office, Prefect Room, PTA Room, Counselling Room, English Village, Awareness Corner, Meditation Room, Green Corner, Mini-Hall, Campus TV, Innovation Centre and IT Learning Centre.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs: : Ramp, 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: : 55
Total number of teachers in the school: : 56
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 100%
Bachelor Degree: : 100%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 68%
Special Education Training : : 42%
Working Experiences : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 11%
5-9 years : : 9%
10 years or above : : 80%
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 : Buddhist Moral and Value Education, Chinese Language, Putonghua, Life and Society, Chinese History, Geography (S.3), History (S.3)
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Science (S.1 and S.2)
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : Computer Literacy, Music, Visual Arts, Physical Education, Science (including Biology, Chemistry and Physics) (S.3)*, Economics (S.3)*
Subjects Offered in 2020/2021 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : BAFS (Business, Accounting and Financial Studies), Ethics & Religious Studies, Chinese Language, Chinese Literature, Chinese History, Liberal Studies, Information and Communications Technology, Visual Arts, History, Geography, Physical Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics (including Extended Part Module 1 & 2), Chemistry, Physics
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : Biology, Economics
Subjects to be Offered in 2021/2022 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Buddhist Moral and Value Education, Chinese Language, Putonghua, Life and Society, Chinese History, Geography (S.3), History (S.3)
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Science (S.1 and S.2)
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : Computer Literacy, Music, Visual Arts, Physical Education, Science (including Biology, Chemistry and Physics) (S.3)*, Economics (S.3)*
Subjects to be Offered in 2021/2022 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : BAFS (Business, Accounting and Financial Studies), Ethics & Religious Studies, Chinese Language, Chinese Literature, Chinese History, Liberal Studies, Information and Communications Technology, Visual Arts, History, Geography, Physical Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics (including Extended Part Module 1 & 2), Chemistry, Physics
Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : Biology, 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 ).Criteria and weightings for S.1 admission: Internal Examination Result: 50%; Interview, conduct: 50%
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : Orientation Day, Parents' Day, S.1 Orientation Day Camp, Summer Courses and Oral classes by native English teachers.
To help students develop compassion and healthy eating habits, our Religious Education and Affairs Team and Civic and Moral Education Team hold "Healthy Vegetarian Day" annually. In addition, the Panel of Physical Education has held a number of sports exhibitions and participated in the "School Sports Programme".
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : Modesty and Integrity, Humility and Self-discipline, Industry and Thoughtfulness, Initiative and Independence, Care and Compassion
(2) School Management Organisation : 1. Our school is led by the Incorporated Management Committee (IMC).
2. School development plans are formulated under the shared missions of all teachers, followed by the adoption of the PTA and approval of the IMC.
3. School Core Advisory Group and School-based Management Committee help the principal to implement the school policies. The School-based Management Consultation Committee consists of teachers of different seniority and functional groups to participate in school administration.
4. The Alumni Association, Parent-Teacher Association and Student Association work closely together with the school for our future development.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : The IMC was established on 31st August, 2009.
(4) School Green Policy : In order to encourage students to save energy and make good use of natural resources, "Energy Saving Regulations" have been posted in classrooms and checks are carried out throughout the year. We also respond to activities such as "Light-off for an hour", "No Air-con Night" and organize "No Air-con Day". To reduce waste products, students are encouraged to bring their own eating utensils to the school picnic or other activities. Recycling boxes are set up in the corridor of each floor on the school premises to facilitate classifications of waste products.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : We have adopted English as the medium of instruction (EMI) in some non-language subjects in some classes in junior forms. Both Mathematics and Science (S.1 and S.2) are taught in English. S.3 Economics and Science subjects are taught in English or have Extended Learning Activities in English.
A series of school-based teaching and learning packages has been integrated into the curriculum for the sake of English learning. English learning is a priority of school development. We have held a variety of English learning activities, such as English Activity Days, NET Chats, Lunchtime English Performances, news presentations, science, music, visual arts and physical education activities in English. These activities enrich the English learning environment for the students and maximize their exposure to the language.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : To further enhance the effectiveness of teaching and learning:
1. Teachers participate in focused lesson observation and lesson study.
2. We train our students with a variety of learning skills.
3. We encourage learner autonomy by introducing read-aloud, diversified reading and web-based self-learning platform.
4. We have programmes to enhance students' English proficiency.
5. We help students of lower ability in learning Chinese, English, Mathematics.
6. We set up English Village and Mathematics Corner in order to provide extended learning opportunities for students.
7. We provide a balanced and comprehensive curriculum, covering study skills, life skills and civic, moral and environmental education.
8. We have timetables of great flexibility, incorporating reading periods and time slots for other learning experiences in order to cater for all aspects of the students’ learning needs, and to enrich their school life.
(3) School-based Curriculum : 1. Electives: 2X. Our school provides multiple elective subjects (33 combinations) for students to choose according to their interests and abilities.
2. Curriculum highlights: Based on Hong Kong educational goals and the central curriculum, together with the education goals of the school and strengths of the school, we have developed our curriculum which suits the abilities and needs of our students. To promote the development of the key tasks and diversified learning experiences of students, elements such as civic and moral education and social services are diffused into our curriculum. Our Academic Team is also committed to assisting teachers to develop different teaching strategies and techniques, such as life-wide learning, the use of information technology in education, cooperative learning and self-regulated learning activities.
(4) Development of the Four Key Tasks : We carry out different reading schemes, make use of information technology and implement project learning in order to promote students’ motivation and to develop their generic skills. Our Religious Education and Affairs Team, Civic, Moral & Environmental Education Team, Counseling Team and Discipline Team will run different courses and programmes in order to cultivate students’ virtues and raise their civic awareness.
(5) Life Planning Education : In promoting career and life planning, our Careers Guidance Team organizes different activities with other school teams for different levels of students. Activities are designed based on students' needs in their development with focused career and life planning. We also make use of resources outside to carry out activities such as seminars, visits to universities inside and outside Hong Kong. Our alumni also share their working experience with students in the mentorship programme. We help parents in guiding students to make their own decision in career and life planning.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : 1. In teaching, all subject teachers adapt their teaching methodology, teaching materials and assessment modes to cater for learner diversity to promote students' interest in learning;
2. Small group teaching in Chinese, English and Liberal Studies for S.4 to S.6;
3. We oragnize activities and courses for students with different abilities:
(1) Effective learning programme for academic high achievers in S.2 and S.3.
(2) Nominate and subsidize elite students (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics) to participate in Secondary School Mathematics and Science Competition organized by Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
(3) Nominate and subsidize elite students to join the Science Academy for Young Talent organized by the Faculty of Science at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
(4) Nominate and subsidize elite students to join the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Dual Program (DP).
(5) Nominate gifted students to join the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education and encourage them to apply for related courses.
(6) Organize courses for high achievers from S.4 to S.6 with the Diversity Learning Grant (DLG). Courses include Chinese writing and appreciation class, Training class for Mathematics geniuses, Advanced graphic arts class for Visual Arts etc.
(7) Remedial classes for junior forms; tutorial classes on specific subjects for senior forms;
4. Various extra-curricular activities are provided to arouse students' interest and explore their potentials, and compliment their overall performances with "Student Learning Profile".
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : We are dedicated to cultivating the culture of integration by means of ‘whole school approach’ in support of SEN students. Through the allocation of resources, we provide appropriate and multifarious assistance and services in order to enhance their learning efficiency and enable them to integrate into school life. The Student Support Team consists of Vice-Principals, Discipline Mistress, Counseling Mistress, Chinese, English and Mathematics teachers, discipline teacher, counselor, social workers and educational psychologist. We make use of Learning Support Grant to employ a counselor to implement the programme ‘Pleasurable Learning Scheme’ and acquire professional services for SEN students such as small-group activities, training classes in reading and writing, speech training courses. We provide appropriate adjustments for SEN students in learning, homework, tests and examinations. We hold inter-disciplinary professional meetings to formulate tailor-made schemes for assisting students. We emphasize the cooperation between family and school. Through various channels such as phone dialogues and face-to-face meetings, teachers and parents work together to discuss and monitor all the relevant strategies for student development.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment : We implement and develop the strategy of "assessment for learning", with diversified modes of assessment, such as projects, observations, reports, etc. in order to promote life-wide learning.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : We aim at promoting home-school co-operation. Through a series of activities organized by our Parent-Teacher Association, we enhance the capacity of the parents, so that students will have better family support. We have family education talks for parents and sharing sessions for parents of form one students to improve their parenting skills. In addition, we have held different classes and social functions, such as Gourmet gatherings and PTA picnics. Through participating in these activities, both teachers, parents and students can enjoy healthy leisure time. Besides, the gatherings allow the participants to share their anecdotes and specific moments of their lives.
(2) School Ethos : Our school ethos has won respect and recognition from the public. We focus on providing support for students, including:
1. Good use of resources, such as "school-based after-school learning support scheme" to enrich students' learning experience;
2. Partnership with parents;
3. Invite outstanding alumni and successful people in our community to deliver talks so as to inspire students and to broaden their horizons; provide life education, moral education, effective learning programme;
4. Offer guidance for work and study;
5. Offer guidance for all new students (including transfer students);
6. Organize the 'Big Brothers Big Sisters' mentoring programme and homework support programmes, bridging courses on Chinese, English, Mathematics and English Oral Communication Training for S.1 students;
7. Invite alumni to be the mentors of mentorship programme for our senior secondary students.
8. Arrange meditation class for all students to relax physically and mentally, so that students can be concentrated more in learning and become more resilient.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : Our focus on current and future development plan:
1. To facilitate Students' Self-directed learning;
2. To boost Students' Standards in English;
3. To continue to implement STEM education.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : Our teachers actively participate in workshops and seminars, where they interflow with other educators or teachers. Besides, thematic workshops and seminars, such as, "Assessment for Learning", "Co-operative Learning", "Enhancing Learning Motivation", "Catering For Learning Diversity", "Visits To Schools overseas", "E-learning", "Self-regulated Learning" have been organised for teachers. In order to facilitate better learning and teaching, the school has implemented "Lesson Study" for many years.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc.) : The aims of Extra-curricular Activities Team are to enable students to understand our society in a comprehensive way and to develop their potential. Therefore, we guide students to actively participate in extra-curricular activities and organize a variety of interest groups. Students can participate in them for balanced development. We have a Students' Association, with its 4 Houses, 8 clubs, 7 societies and other ad hoc groups. They organize various competitions and activities. We also have a service group, three youth organizations and five uniformed teams, which are fostering the spirit of community service among students.
Others : Please visit our school website for details.
Direct public transportation to School : Bus: 2, 2A, 6P, 112, 702S, 970, 970X, 796C, X970, 796E
Cheung Sha Wan MTR Station:
Option 1: Leave from Exit C2 via Un Chau Estate to Cheung Fat Street, then walk about 10 minutes towards So Uk Estate.
Option 2: Leave from Exit A3, take a bus or a minibus of route number 45B /45M.
Remarks : We are running Applied Learning in Mode 1. Courses will be conducted on Saturdays in the institutes offering the related courses for both S.5 and S.6 students.
School Map School Map
  • School Building
    School Building
  • Champions in Hong Kong Creative Drama Festival (for the past five years)
    Champions in Hong Kong Creative Drama Festival (for the past five years)
  • Overall Champion, First Runner-up and Overall First Runner-up in Programming Task Section in Sham Shui Po and Yau Tsim Mong Districts Schools Drone Competition
    Overall Champion, First Runner-up and Overall First Runner-up in Programming Task Section in Sham Shui Po and Yau Tsim Mong Districts Schools Drone Competition
  • 50th Anniversary of Buddhist Tai Hung College
    50th Anniversary of Buddhist Tai Hung College

Last revision date:03 December 2020