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Confucian Tai Shing Ho Kwok Pui Chun College
Address: Area 17 Fu Shin Estate Tai Po
Phone:   26665926    Email:
Fax:   26607988    Website:

School Mission

Our mission is to promote Confucianism and Confucian teachings, to enlighten people's mind, to promote the solid moral values and culture of our country and to nurture talents of abilities and virtue for the society. We aim to enhance students' academic performance as well as their moral, intellectual, physical, social and aesthetic domains so that students can receive an all-rounded education and healthy growth.

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School Information School Information
District : Tai Po
Other District(s) : North
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Dr. TONG Yun-kai
Principal (with Qualifications / Experiences) : Mr. CHOW Kai-tik (Bachelor of Science (The University of Hong Kong), Postgraduate Diploma in Education(The University of Hong Kong), Master of Arts (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Co-ed
Area Occupied by the School : About 6500 Sq. M
Name of Sponsoring Body : The Confucian Academy
Incorporated Management Committee : Established
Religion : Confucianism
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1963
School Motto : Honour Confucianism and Promote Learning
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 - $310  
S5 - $310  
S6 - $310  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual) ($): $30  
Student Union / Association Fee ($): -  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): $200 (for the shared use of tablets and fees of software, student union fee, eclass accounts as well as student accident insurance, etc.)  
Other Charges / Fees ($): -  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : All classrooms, special rooms, school hall, covered playground and student activity centre are equipped with air-conditioning and a wifi system. All classrooms and special rooms are equipped with a multi-media projector, a computer, a visualizer and an infrared audio system. Besides, since the establishment of a new wing in 2004, the school has opened the English learning centre, a 140-seat lecture theatre and campus TV control room to enable students to participate in a greater variety of activities outside the classroom. In 2021, there is an indoor sports ground where students can take part in activities without impacts of bad weather. In addition, the newly renovated library shows the Chinese elements of interior design. Study space is added to provide a comfortable decorated self-study and reading environment. In order to promote Chinese culture, garden recreation areas have been decorated with the traditional Chinese utensil Qiqi which symbolizes moderation and the doctrine of the Mean.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs: : Ramp, Accessible lift, Accessible toilet, tactile guide path and accessible public information / service counter.
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: : 58
Total number of teachers in the school: : 60
Qualifications and professional training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 95%
Bachelor Degree: : 98%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 44%
Special Education Training : : 21%
Years of Experience : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 21%
5-9 years : : 3%
10 years or above : : 76%
2021/2022 Class Structure 2021/2022 Class Structure
    No. of Classes
S1 : 4
S2 : 5
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, Putonghua, Chinese Classics, Chinese History, Life and Society, Moral & Civic Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : Mathematics*, Science* (S.1, S.2), Geography*, History*, Music, Physical Education, Technology and Living, Computer Literacy, Visual Arts, Physics* (S.3), Biology* (S.3) and Chemistry* (S.3)
Subjects Offered in 2021/2022 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Liberal Studies (S.5, S.6), Citizenship and Social Development (S.4), Chinese History, Chinese Literature, Geography, Mathematics, History, Visual Arts, Information and Communication Technology, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Tourism and Hospitality Studies (S.4), Chinese Classics, Physical Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Mathematics extended modules (M2), Geography, Economics,
Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Chemistry, Physics, Biology
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : A majority of elective subjects of the NSS also adopt English as the medium of instruction.
Subjects to be Offered in 2022/2023 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Putonghua, Chinese Classics, Chinese History, Life and Society, Moral & Civic Education,Mathematics*(S1), Science* (S.1), Geography*(S1), History*(S1),Music(S1), Physical Education(S1), Technology and Living(S1), Computer Literacy(S1), Visual Arts(S1)
English as the medium of instruction : English Language
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : Mathematics*(S.2,S.3), Science* (S.2), Geography*(S.2,S.3), History*(S.2,S.3), Music(S.2,S.3), Physical Education(S.2,S.3), Technology and Living(S.2,S.3), Computer Literacy(S.2,S.3), Visual Arts(S.2,S.3), Physics* (S.3), Biology* (S.3) and Chemistry* (S.3)
Subjects to be Offered in 2022/2023 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Liberal Studies (S.6), Citizenship and Social Development (S.4, S.5), Chinese History, Chinese Literature, Geography, Mathematics, History, Visual Arts, Chinese Classics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Tourism and Hospitality Studies (S.4, S.5), Physical Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Mathematics Extended Module (M2), Geography, Economics,
Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Information and Communication Technology
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : A majority of elective subjects of the NSS also adopt English as the medium of instruction.

*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 2022 ).The admission criteria focus not only on applicants' academic performance but also on their conduct. Only those applicants with an average grade B or above for their Chinese, English and Mathematics subjects as well as their conduct grade are considered. The weighting of the admission criteria is as follows: academic performance - 40%, conduct - 25%, extra-curricular activities - 20% and interview - 15%. Generally speaking, all applicants would be offered an interview.
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : To help Secondary One students adapt to secondary school life and develop their self-discipline and problem solving abilities, a Secondary One orientation programme, including a bridging course, a training camp and an orientation day, is held. A Secondary One parents' night is held in September to enhance parent-school communication.
To help students cultivate a healthy life-style, students are encouraged to participate in various activities, e.g. "Student Health Programme” offered by the Department of Health, “Anti-flu Campaign" jointly organized by the school and a non-profit-making organization. The school adopts the Green Lunch Policy so as to provide students with freshly-cooked food served with reusable trays and cutlery, which is also environmentally friendly. In this way our students can have healthier food with better nutritional value while using reusable utensils.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : 1. Emphasizing the spirit of Confucianism, our school has established the Confucian and Moral Education curriculum to help students with their growth and development by cultivating a sense of morality and virtues.
2. We focus greatly on enhancing students' biliterate and trilingual abilities through developing a bilingual learning environment inside and outside the classroom.
3. To help students acquire an all-rounded development, our students are required to participate in at least one sports club and one art club.
4. We have worked hard to improve our teaching and learning effectiveness with the use of information technology in teaching.
(2) School Management Organisation : There are the Incorporated Management Committee and School Administration Committee to steer the orientation of school development and formulate school policies; under are the Academic Affairs and Curriculum Development Committee and the Student Affairs Committee to assist the implementation of school policies.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : The Incorporated Management Committee was first established in 2007-2008. It consists of 12 members, including 7 members from the sponsoring body, the Principal, 1 independent member, 1 alumnus, 1 parent and 1 teacher.
(4) School Green Policy : The school continues to promote environmental protection education this year. Major items include the code of use of air conditioning in the classrooms with related power saving measures, source separation for waste recycling and provision of green lunch. Talks and field trips will be also organized to further uplift students’ awareness of environmental protection.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : 1. S.1 to S.3 students are streamed into two categories according to their abilities. In the first category, English is the medium of instruction for all subjects, except Chinese Language, Chinese History, Putonghua, Life and Society, Chinese Classics and Moral & Civic Education; in the second category, English teaching elements are added to the subjects of Mathematics, Integrated Science , Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Geography and History while the mother tongue is the medium of instruction for all other subjects.(Please refer to Subjects to be Offered in the 2021/2022 and 2022/2023 School Year.)
2. The English lessons of S1 to S6 are conducted in a split-class mode to strengthen the classroom interactive efficacy between teachers and students.
3. Both Chinese and English teaching groups are offered in most elective subjects in the senior forms for students to select.
4. Bridging courses are provided for students promoted from primary school to S.1.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : The school adopts a diversified, student-oriented teaching mode, attaching much importance to interaction for learning and teaching. The school adopts a timetable of 30-minute periods to allow greater flexibility in the lesson time for various subjects. Also, one afternoon in every two cycles is spared for conducting various extra-curricular activities to enhance students' exposure to various learning experiences.
(3) School-based Curriculum : 1. Electives: 2X and 3X. Greater flexibility is allowed for students’ selection of electives, and students can have more than 50 combinations of subjects.
2. Curriculum highlights: Various subjects make adjustments to their curriculum and teaching to cater for students' diversity in abilities. For example, under the fine-tuned medium of instruction arrangements, some of S.1 classes adopt the English medium of instruction while the rest have English medium extended learning activities. The school-based teaching materials involved are developed by teachers. English teaching elements are also appropriately incorporated into the various subjects of other levels. Life and Society is offered in the junior form curriculum which emphasizes students' personal growth elements and lets them understand China and the world and so forth. Besides, Chinese Classics is offered as a subject to teach Confucian philosophy and promote Chinese culture.
(4) Development of the Four Key Tasks : 1. Moral and Civic Education: Confucian moral education curriculum and a range of programmes promoting personal and intellectual development during class-teacher periods, morning assemblies, visits, are offered to extend value education;

2. Reading to Learn: A wide range of programmes, e.g., morning reading periods, regular library lessons, reading schemes and talks by writers, are organized for promoting language across the curriculum to enhance the reading atmosphere and cultivate a love of reading in students.

3. Project Learning: Projects are assigned to facilitate learning across the curriculum and enhance problem solving skills, communication and logical thinking skills in our students.

4. The use of IT facilitating interactive learning: Making good use of various IT tools and software programmes to enhance more teacher-and-student interaction and facilitate self-regulated learning. Online classrooms assist students to learn more flexibly and its data help teachers modify teaching strategies to enhance teaching and learning effectiveness.
(5) Life Planning Education : The guidance content of our school expresses as grade level expectations that students need to acquire along with the grade level expectations they acquire in academic and career education, skills and attitudes including respect, interpersonal skills, generic skills, developing and monitoring personal education plans and knowing where and how to obtain information about the world of work and post-secondary education.
Our school also provides essential support for career guidance such as well-organized areas for displaying guidance resource materials and equipment.
Our school also emphasizes the support of human resources and financial resources in careers guidance. Careers guidance teachers, parents, school administrators, social workers and business and labor partners are involved in the implementation of our programs. Our school allocates the resources provided by NGOs efficiently to support the careers team to develop, implement and manage all careers guidance programs.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : Teachers develop class-based materials and adapt the curriculum through collaborative lesson planning and different assessment methods to accommodate the learning characteristics and abilities of pupils to enhance students’ learning effectiveness.
Diversified learning methods and in-class activities, such as group discussion, presentation, writing, painting, problem-solving tasks and audio materials etc. are adopted to suit our students’ learning needs.
The school implements a “One Sport One Art” programme where students are required to participate in two extra-curricular activities to develop their interest and potential in sports or arts and promote their aesthetic development as well as physical and psychological well-being.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : In this academic year, the Students’ Support Committee is led by a Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SEN Co.) and 6 teachers from Chinese, English and LS subject teachers, the social workers and an education psychologist. The school focuses on uplifting students’ overall language proficiency and implements a split-class system in junior classes to cater for learner diversity. In the junior form, there are enhancement classes in Chinese and English. Meanwhile, the school also offers after-class remedial training courses, such as reading and writing, Integrated Education Mentor Training, language therapy, aerial photography, art therapy and clinical psychology counseling services by the service providers to help students with different learning needs. In addition, seminars for parents relating to understanding students’ learning styles and emotional management are organized. Life planning and Guidance is also our major development approach. As students are given a range of chances to go on site visits, they obtain varied career and workplace information. Educational Psychologists will provide 20 days of stationing service in school to support students, parents and teachers.
(3) Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students : Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: appointing additional teacher(s)/teaching assistant(s) to support NCS students’ learning of Chinese; and organising cultural integration activities.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment : Apart from daily assessments, there are two Uniform Tests and Examinations in a year. Students are tested by a range of formats, such as written and spoken assignments, experiments or artwork creation so that teachers may master the learning progress of students and enhance their learning effectiveness.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : The Parent-Teacher Association was established in 1992. It aims to enhance communication between parents and the school so as to enhance students' academic and moral development through the joint effort of the two parties. The Association sets up scholarship and funds for activities to support the school's educational development and improve students’ welfare. Besides, the Association organizes parent education activities, so that parents can share their ideas in mentoring their children. It also organizes parent-child activities for building a closer relationship between parents and their children, as well as to promote a sense of belonging towards the school among students and parents.
(2) School Ethos : The school attaches much importance to students' good conduct and keeping a simple school ethos; our school encourage and motivate students to develop other learning experiences.
Non-academic Performance Score system was established to reinforce and award students' good behaviour and service performance. A diversity of extra-curricular activities is held to encourage students to participate in community activities and serve the society. There is the Student Support Team to provide various kinds of services for integrated education and provide students in need with tailored support. Besides, there are Ho Yiu-kwong Scholarship and Grant, Parent-teacher Association Scholarship and Chinese Classics Award, etc., to encourage students with good performance in various aspects.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : School Development Plan 2021-2024
1. Cultivating positive values, attitudes and caring school culture.
2. Fostering curriculum development to improve learning effectiveness.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : To conduct for teachers related seminars and workshops every year to support the school's overall development, to implement related training programmes in collaboration with various professional organizations; each teacher has to complete a certain number of hours of self-enhancement activities each year to better adapt to the progress of education reform.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc.) : There are almost forty extra-curricular activities, including service groups, interest groups, art groups and sport teams; various subjects also conduct local and overseas visits and other learning activities.
Others : 1. The school carries out a range of cross-curricular functions to allow students to apply the knowledge in various situations.
2. Various inbound and outbound study tours are organized. Financial aids are provided to students, allowing them to have more exploration.
3. Academic scholarships are set up, particularly ‘He Yaoguang Fund for Needy’, which supports students with financial difficulties.
4. Reading lessons are implemented in all forms aiming to strengthen students’ reading skills and depth.
5. Our school excels in various ball teams, particularly handball, volleyball and basketball, having achieved awards and recognition in territory-wide competitions.
Direct public transportation to School : Bus: 75X, 73X, 271, 71K, 72A, 74K, 75K, 73, K17;
MTR: Tai Po Market Station.
Remarks : (i) Our school has been following a bilingual policy, introducing the extended English teaching activities and related assessments into parts of the subjects of the junior curriculum. S.1 & S.2: Mathematics, Integrated Science and Geography; S.3: Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Geography and History.
(ii) Two periods for every two cycles would be spared for students to join various activities both inside and outside school so as to enrich students' other learning experiences.
(iii) The school would, depending on the condition, consider arranging for the Applied Learning Curriculum for students.
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Last revision date: 15/12/2021