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基督教女青年會丘佐榮中學
The Y.W.C.A. Hioe Tjo Yoeng College
Address: 6 Sheung Wo Street Ho Man Tin
Phone:   27117159    Email:   info@htyc.edu.hk
Fax:   27142958    Website:   http://www.htyc.edu.hk

School Mission

The School shall offer, in a Christian context, an all-round education that encourages and enhances the development and growth of the students morally, academically, physically, socially, aesthetically, and spiritually, and promotes their sense of commitment to the community and mankind.

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School Information School Information
District : Kowloon City
Other District(s) :
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Ms. LUI San Man Simmy
Principal (with Qualifications / Experiences) : Mr. KWOK Sai Man (Bachelor of Science, Master of Education)
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Co-ed
Area Occupied by the School : About 4000 Sq. M
Name of Sponsoring Body : H.K.Y.W.C.A.
Incorporated Management Committee : Established
Religion : Protestantism / Christianity
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1971
School Motto : Think Critically and Be Moral
Parent-Teacher Association : Yes
Student Union / Association : Yes
Past Students’ Association / School Alumni Association : Yes
Chargeable Fees (2021/2022) Chargeable Fees (2021/2022)
  School Fee ($) Tong Fai ($)  
S1 - -  
S2 - -  
S3 - -  
S4 - $340  
S5 - $340  
S6 - $340  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual) ($): $100 (each family)  
Student Union / Association Fee ($): $20  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): -  
Other Charges / Fees ($): HKYWCA student membership fee: $30, exercise book charges, class association fee  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : Home room and student lockers for each class. All classrooms are well-furnished for teaching with sound facilities (optic fibre infrastructure, IT equipment, wireless network, etc.) New School Library was established in 2012, spacious and well-stocked for reading and studies. All laboratories completely renovated and facilities well-upgraded. More, with multi-purpose sports ground, multi-media learning centres, language laboratory, computer-assisted learning venues, dance room, activity room and conference room. Lunch boxes are available at tuck shop.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs: : Ramp, Accessible lift, Accessible toilet and tactile guide path plan.
Teaching Staff Information (including School Head) in the 2021/2022 School Year Teaching Staff Information (including School Head) in the 2021/2022 School Year
Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment: : 52
Total number of teachers in the school: : 56
Qualifications and professional training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 98%
Bachelor Degree: : 98%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 51%
Special Education Training : : 25%
Years of Experience : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 21%
5-9 years : : 13%
10 years or above : : 66%
2021/2022 Class Structure 2021/2022 Class Structure
    No. of Classes
S1 : 4
S2 : 4
S3 : 4
S4 : 4
S5 : 4
S6 : 4
Subjects Offered Subjects Offered
Subjects Offered in 2021/2022 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Chinese History, Putonghua, Ethics and Religious Studies, Life and Society
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Geography, History, Computer Literacy, Physical Education, Home Economics, Design & Technology, Music, Visual Arts, Science
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : -
Subjects Offered in 2021/2022 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Chinese History, Ethics and Religious Studies, Citizenship and Social Development (S.4), Liberal Studies (S.5-S.6)
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Geography, History, Economics, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Information and Communication Technology, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Physical Education, Music
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : -
Subjects to be Offered in 2022/2023 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Chinese History, Putonghua, Ethics and Religious Studies, Life and Society
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Geography, History, Computer Literacy, Physical Education, Home Economics, Design & Technology, Music, Visual Arts, Science
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : -
Subjects to be Offered in 2022/2023 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Chinese History, Ethics and Religious Studies, Citizenship and Social Development (S.4, S.5), Liberal Studies (S.6)
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Geography, History, Economics, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Information and Communication Technology, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Physical Education, Music
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : -

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 2022 ).The school’s assessment criteria for S.1 admission is based on (a) applicant’s academic results (50%), (b) applicant’s performance in admission interview (40%) and (c) applicant’s non-academic performance (e.g. conduct, ECA participation and community services participation etc.) (10%). Candidates, with same scores, will be given priority considerations if: (1) he / she is the offspring of a staff member (YWCA units inclusive) / school manager / alumnus, or (2) he / she has a sibling studying in HTYC.
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : S.1 Orientation Day, S.1 Orientation Programme and S.1 Parents' Talk during summer (helping students learn through English) and S.1 English Bridging Programme facilitate adaptation to secondary schooling and EMI curriculum. Lunch on campus for S.1 during September and October further enables transition with suitable care. While S.1 Counseling Scheme helps establish support network, especially from peers, S.1 Self Management Scheme, S.1 Adventure-based Training, and S.1 Life Planning Programme foster skills and capacity. A "Healthy Campus Policy" guides the holistic well-being of the students.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : Facilitating school members to love learning and love each other.
(2) School Management Organisation : School based management emphasizes team cohesion and collaborative decision making. Under the School Executive Committee are sections for pastoral affairs, academic affairs, Christian education, extra-curricular activities, general affairs, school planning and development and crises management, which oversee the work of different departments and subjects. With strong self-evaluation mechanism and commitment to improvement, school authority has joined EDB workshops for future continuous development. In the 2010 ESR Report, school operations and development were highly commended. In 2013, school joined hands with Chinese University to review teaching strategies so that learners' diversity can be better addressed.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : Incorporated Management Committee established on 30th August, 2008. Members include professionals from various sectors related to education, Christian education, accounting, health care, administration, legal systems, etc. They have great contribution to the operations and development of the school.
(4) School Green Policy : Healthy, caring and harmonious campus and school life are advocated. Environmental protection practices, like 4R, are followed regularly, with facilities constantly upgraded for protection and conservation, like solar energy, green house, green campus, and hydroponics facilities. Students actively participate in environmental protection education activities.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : English is the major MOI in HTYC (please refer to the subjects offered in 2021/22 and subjects to be offered in 2022/23 for details). Due emphasis is put on strengthening an English learning environment with English ready for use in academic pursuits and daily life situations. English debating, drama and puppetry trainings, musicals, and Language Arts activities have been developing vehemently, with students having remarkable performance and attaining outstanding awards. All subjects are taught in English except Chinese Language, Chinese History, Putonghua, Liberal Studies, Life & Society and Ethics & Religious Studies, with announcement, sharing and conversation in English, etc. Also, abundant resources work on tri-lingualism and bi-literacy. Reading habit, sound curriculum and rich language activities like debating, drama, writing, etc. all aim at effective expression and high order thinking, English and Chinese alike. Native-speaking English teacher employed. The annual English Week is the most valued highlight during which all students participate and enjoy.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : School emphasizes the importance of "high expectations with love" for students' development. Individual tender concern accompanies high expectations for all. All-round education is marked with dual emphases on academic pursuits and personal development, underpinned by the spirit to pursue excellence and self regulation. The "Study Targets Scheme" motivates students to aim high for their academic results. Learning effectiveness, self management ability and self assertion are stressed among all students. Guidelines from CDI, requirements from HKEA, students' abilities are considered in the curriculum. Teaching effectiveness is constantly reviewed and elevated through collaborative curriculum design, peer lesson observation and professional dialogues. Extensive reading for Chinese, English, and other disciplines is secured with the Reading Log Book. Reading habits are always emphasized. Good Books Recommendation Scheme by HTYC teachers, students, and parents are very good encouragements, alongside morning reading, HTYC Reading Award Scheme, and other external reading awards district and territory wide. Reading Club and reading workshops help elevate language proficiency as well. Book sharing also plays a very important part. For S.1-3, to stretch the varied strengths of students, there is "performance grouping" arrangement in Chinese, English, and Mathematics to achieve more effective learning. Students actively participate in interschool competitions and international assessments, with outstanding achievements. Students with varied talents are recommended to Gifted Education programmes by EDB, HKAGE, and universities for suited trainings and development.
(3) School-based Curriculum : 1. Electives: 3X. Besides 4 core subjects, students mainly select 3 electives. Students can also opt for 2 electives according to their interests, strengths and future planning.
2. Curriculum highlights: Whether student choose 2 or 3 electives in their senior years, the curriculum aims at building a broad basis of knowledge to support further academic studies, mounted with a Gifted Education system to cater for the diverse strengths of the high-achievers. This is accompanied by abundant opportunities to make presentations which promote knowledge consolidation and experience sharing. All-round development is provided especially through school strengths such as Language trainings, IT education, music education and service opportunities.
(4) Development of the Four Key Tasks : Regular moral, civic and national education enforced through subjects (esp. Ethics & Religious Studies and Home Class Period), activities, study tours, etc. Reading to learn is strongly emphasized, accompanied by complete renovation of School Library, tremendous increase in reading materials and organization of reading activities. S.1-S.3 systematic project learning scheme followed by investigative study activities in senior forms. HTYC largely renewed IT and computer facilities to promote e-learning. HTYC is also selected as one of the eight Hong Kong secondary schools which organize Enriched IT Classes to nurture IT expert students for the development of Hong Kong.
(5) Life Planning Education : There is a sound career and life planning system, with a systematic series of programmes and experiential activities to support students in building a rich profile for further studies and career pursuits. Through sharing of alumni, HTYC passes on the legacy of fostering mission in students who will be future leaders to serve the community.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : Enhancement and remedial classes (together with the "performance grouping" system in junior level Chinese, English and Mathematics) are arranged to cater for diversity. Teachers adjust classroom teaching, assignments and assessments to facilitate adaptation at different paces. Self management and self regulation is emphasized --- goal setting, planning, review, adjustment are regular practices. The school also put great efforts to promote gifted education. In 2013-2015, HTYC participated in the Quality School Improvement Project of Chinese University of Hong Kong to further strengthen measures to handle learning diversity.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : The School put efforts to guide all students in their studies and in their personal growth, upholding the notion of “High Expectations with Love”. Special Education Needs Unit has been set up to formulate guidelines and deploy resources to provide necessary support and care for students in needs. Trainings are given to teachers in accordance with EDB arrangements.
(3) Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students : Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: The School deploys resources from EDB to provide after-school language tutoring services. Guidance and support will be given on assessment matters.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment : Summative examinations twice a year coupled with regular revision tests and continuous formative assessments.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : Close communication and collaboration with parents and PTA.
(2) School Ethos : School upholding ”High Expectations with Love", HTYC students are encouraged to go “from precision to excellence”, and they carry the marks of being “Healthy, Tenacious, Young, Caring”. In the spirit of Christ, school aims at student’s all-round development, sound character, spirit of fellowship, and to prepare them to serve and to contribute. With this mission, school upholds value education and character building. Gospel weeks, Christmas services, Easter services, S.6 Thanksgiving Service, summer retreats, fellowships, cell groups, Best Conduct Award, HTYC Balanced Development Award Scheme - all join hands for the goal. While schemes and projects address specific aspects (e.g. “Sunflower Scheme” calls upon alertness to and reflection on misbehaviour), yearly themes ring on clear overall direction. Theme for 2021-22 is “Stay Positive.”
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : Academically, students are trained to master a deep approach to learning, a spirit to conduct in-depth inquiry. Holistically, students are nurtured to establish a commitment to the well-being of people and community. Teaching effectiveness will continue to be the emphasis through professional team building and professional development while students are developed for the ability to learn for life: targeting mainly on serious attitude in learning and self-management skills. Care and concern for individual students penetrate all aspects of school life, with joint effort from all parties. A 6-year community concern scheme was launched in 2013 to established in-depth understanding of needy communities, accompanied by related services. In some of the courses by the Elderly Academy at HTYC, students will be tutors helping elderly people in continuous learning. Elderly care trainings and services have been strongly recommended to help students better understand the global ageing phenomenon, equipping students with knowledge and mission to build the future society. HTYC has become Liaison Office for Elderly Academies Kowloon Cluster since 2015 to facilitate youth-elderly joint programmes. Starting from 2015-2016, HTYC is selected as one of the eight Hong Kong secondary schools which organize Enriched IT Classes to nurture IT expert students for the development of Hong Kong. STEM education has a long history in HTYC: in 2004, students were granted grand award in territory-wide competition with an “Easy Buy Chicken” electronic platform. In recent years, students have been awarded amiable prizes in computer applications design. HTYC will review and set new plans for STEM education to address the needs of the society. Special emphases will also be put on prevailing strengths of IT education, language education, music and social services.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : With strong self-evaluation culture, staff members joined the 2003-05 SSE School Project. The EMB DOLACEE project has further developed teachers' capacity in EMI teaching, accompanied by vigorous preparation for the NSS curriculum. Mutual professional development is the spirit among teaching staff. Starting in 2013, HTYC launches a collaboration with The Chinese University of Hong Kong for professional development in catering for learners' diversity. Participation in the HKU EMI teaching research scheme to facilitate, with reference to professional and academic expertise, advancement in teaching effectiveness. Since 2015, school has strengthened teachers’ trainings in STEM education and e-learning. Peer lesson observations and pedagogical exchanges, professional training seminars, visits, etc. are common practices to promote professional development.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc.) : Besides 4 Houses (Faith, Hope, Love, Grace), ECAs encompass societies and interest groups falling into 5 categories: fellowships, academics, arts, sports, services. Professionals are employed for instrument classes, table-tennis, taekwondo, Putonghua speech and DJ trainings, MC, public speaking, English and Chinese debating, drama, writing, etc. Scouts, Red Cross Brigade, choirs, wind orchestra, string ensemble, A cappella Group and sports teams are coupled with recommended trainings and services. Student Union will be established in 2015 December to further enhance civic education and student leadership development. Students are nurtured in global citizenship.
Others : All English and Putonghua subject teachers are benchmarked. A native-speaking English teacher is employed to enrich the language environment. The self reflection culture and English learning environment have been highly commended by the External School Review team in 2010. Students win a lot of trophies in external competitions, academic and non-academic.
Direct public transportation to School : Accessible by buses and public light buses.
Remarks : With the new academic structure and new 6-year curriculum starting from 2009, HTYC supports a 24-class structure with 4 classes in each level, which facilitates foundation building. Senior students can choose subjects according to ability, interest and personal planning so that they can maximize the opportunities for tertiary education and career development. HTYC was invited by HKAGE to share on their Gifted Education system which was highly appreciated. It is to help nurture students with varied talents. This system was also highly commended by officers and scholars from EDB Gifted Education Section during their visit to HTYC. HTYC aims at helping students actualize their good potentials.
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    Championship in leadership award scheme
  • Debating Team winning championship
    Debating Team winning championship

Last revision date: 6/12/2021