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Hong Kong Tang King Po College
Address: 25&27 Kennedy Road
Phone:   25272427    Email:
Fax:   25285954    Website:

School Mission

Succeeding the Mission of St. John Bosco, the founder of Salesian Society, the school educates young people with the Preventive System, which is based on reason, religion and love. We are called to cultivate an educational environment as a family filled with love and affection. We are dedicated to nurturing the students to be Harmonious, Knowledgeable, Trustworthy, Kind, Perseverant and Competent youngsters.

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School Information School Information
District : Wan Chai
Other District(s) : Eastern, Southern
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Bro. Cheung Koon Wing, Joseph
Principal (with Qualifications / Experiences) : Ms. Wong Ka Ming, Tracy (B.Soc.Sc., B.Rs, M.Ed)
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Boys
Area Occupied by the School : About 2000 Sq. M
Name of Sponsoring Body : Society of St. Francis De Sales
Incorporated Management Committee : Established
Religion : Catholicism
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1965
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 - $320  
S5 - $320  
S6 - $320  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual) ($): $120  
Student Union / Association Fee ($): $50  
Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): $270 (Miscellaneous fees & I.T. fee)  
Other Charges / Fees ($): -  
School Facilities School Facilities
School Facilities: : The air-conditioned and Wi-Fi covered campus features a Multi-media Learning Centre and a multi-function activity room.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs: : An elevator is available to provide access to all floors of the campus.
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: : 57
Total number of teachers in the school: : 58
Qualifications and professional training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : : 100%
Bachelor Degree: : 100%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : : 57%
Special Education Training : : 40%
Years of Experience : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : : 17%
5-9 years : : 10%
10 years or above : : 73%
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, Computer Literacy, Chinese History, Music, Physical Education, Religious Education, Visual Arts, Business Fundamentals, Putonghua
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 and S.2; S.3: Physics, Chemistry, Biology)*, Geography*, Life and Society*
Subjects Offered in 2021/2022 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Citizenship and Social Development (S.4), Liberal Studies (S.5, S.6), Geography, Economics, Chinese History, Health Management and Social Care, Information & Communication Technology, Ethics and Religious Studies, Visual Arts, Physical Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Business, Accounting & Financial Studies, Mathematics Extended Part Module 1 or 2
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology (English group and Chinese group)
Subjects to be Offered in 2022/2023 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Computer Literacy, Chinese History, Geography (S.1), Life and Society (S.1), Music, Physical Education, Religious Education, Visual Arts, Business Fundamentals, Putonghua
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics (S.1), Science (S.1)
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : Mathematics (S.2 and S.3)*, Science (S.2; S.3: Physics, Chemistry, Biology)*, Geography (S.2 and S.3)*, Life and Society (S.2 and S.3)*
Subjects to be Offered in 2022/2023 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Citizenship and Social Development (S.4, S.5), Liberal Studies (S.6), Geography, Economics, Chinese History, Health Management and Social Care, Information & Communication Technology, Ethics and Religious Studies, Visual Arts, Physical Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Business, Accounting & Financial Studies, Mathematics Extended Part Module 1 or 2
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology (English group and Chinese group)

*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 Secondary One Discretionary places admission criteria and weighting are as follows: 1) Academic performance (P.5-P.6 Chinese, English and Mathematics) 40% 2) Position in the Rank Order List provided by the EDB 10% 3) Conduct (P.5-P.6) 10% 4) Non-academic achievement (Music, Physical Education, Art, Service, etc.) 10% 5) Performance at Interview 30%
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : 1. S.1 Bridging Course and school tour
2. Oxbridge English Summer Camp
3. S.1 Parents' Day: the school motto, school policies and PTA will be introduced. Parents will also meet the class teacher of their son. Concerned about students' physical, mental and spiritual health, the school aims at helping students develop a healthy living style. In order to help students get used to a healthy eating habit, the school has chosen a food caterer that provides a healthy and nutritious menu. The School also cares about students' development in sports and different interests. Students are encouraged to set aspirations, make good use of leisure, and embrace themselves in learning. The school provides religious, spiritual and moral education to instill correct values in students. All these have made students able to distinguish right from wrong, resist temptation, choose the right course and follow it.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : Live life to the Fullest; Focus on the Positive; “See, I am making all things new”
(2) School Management Organisation : 1. The school supervisor is the head of the Incorporated Management Committee. School policies are discussed within the executive committee, then reviewed among the teacher body, and finally sent to the IMC for approval. 2. A teacher appraisal system has been implemented. 3. The Finance and Human Resources Team has been set up to assist the approval of tenders, staff promotion, and the annual budget. 4. The School Improvement Team has been set up to facilitate school development and quality assurance. 5. The Parent-Teacher Association, Don Bosco Alumni Association, The Salesians of Don Bosco and various community groups maintain close co-operation to offer our school a wide spectrum of advice.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : The IMC is made up of 12 members, including priests from The Salesians of Don Bosco, the principal, teachers, parent, alumni and independent managers.
(4) School Green Policy : The whole school adopts the Environmental Protection Charter and has put into action the Action Blue Sky Campaign. We advocate love of the school environment, reduction of power consumption, greening the campus. Recycling bins have been installed to encourage reuse of materials and reduce waste.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : 1. The School emphasises on "bi-literacy and tri-lingualism". We are committed to providing a language-rich learning environment for the students by adding extra learning materials and extended learning activities in English funded by EDB and Alumni. All our language teachers have met the Language Proficiency Requirement while the non-language teachers are qualified to teach in English. 2. Teaching methodologies are devised to meet students' diverse needs and to bridge the gaps between individuals' abilities and the demand of the NSS. Mathematics, Science, Geography and Life & Society are offered using English as the medium of instruction (MOI) in some classes at junior levels. Starting from the school year of 2022/23, all S.1 students will learn Mathematics and Science in English. 3. The School has enriched the language learning environment on campus through a series of activities, including tailored curricula, online learning platforms, enhanced reading schemes, extended learning activities in English, after-school extended activities and courses, whole-school English Days, and English Study Tour. 4. The School has taken action to advance teaching and learning in English, Chinese and Putonghua on three levels – in class, at school and self-access. The English Department and Chinese Department have been collaborating with other non-language subject teachers to further open up the learning space for the students.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : 1. In order to match with the educational reform in diversified learning, each lesson lasts for 45 minutes. Diversified learning enables students to take part in the learning process through different learning strategies. For example group discussion, experienced learning, cooperative learning are used to build up knowledge and to develop critical thinking.
2. Problem-based learning and 'all-round learning' provide enrichment learning activities which cater to the need and the learning differences of learners.
3. A variety of teaching strategies, including group discussion, collaborative learning. e-learning flip classroom teaching are adopted to engage students in active learning.
4. E-learning platforms are established to facilitate students' learning and encourage better use of learning resources. Students are taught with note-taking skill, so that they can grasp an effective learning strategy.
5. The 'Lunchtime Reading Scheme' is implemented in our school. Through participating in the Chinese extensive reading scheme, English reading scheme, the online reading platforms 'Chinese i-Learner’ for junior forms, as well as ‘Language Fun and Star Page’ sections of Mingpao Education for senior forms, students develop their life-long learning skills.
6. The three areas, teaching, learning and assessment, are closely linked with each other. Real-time and continuous assessments promote learning.
7. Self-study room is provided to allow students to study after school. Remedial and enrichment classes of the three subjects, Chinese, English and Mathematics are arranged for students to cater for learner diversity.
8. The NSS curriculum provides students with a wide range of elective subjects to choose from. Students can choose to study a particular elective subject according to their need and interest.
(3) School-based Curriculum : 1. Electives: 2X and 3X. Students are to choose two to three electives among fourteen choices according to their interests and abilities.
2. Curriculum highlights: Tailored curricula and teaching methodologies are devised to meet students' diverse needs and to bridge the gaps between individuals' abilities and the demand of the NSS. The school-based curricula of Life & Society, Geography and Business Fundamentals serve to broaden students' horizons. Teachers adopt varied teaching methodologies including cooperative learning, field studies, to foster students' generic skills and enhance their participation. Split-class policy in language lessons has proven a success in boosting junior students' motivation. Regular musical instrument lessons are provided for junior form students to cultivate artistic talent. Besides Core and Elective Subjects, a wide range of Other Learning Experiences (OLE) is provided: The 'Art Pursuer' Scheme lets students dabble in diverse elements of art, expand on their creativity and appreciate different cultures and performing arts; students also have opportunities to take part in volunteer service training and practices.
3. Life-wide Experiential Learning emphasizes learning in real contexts and authentic settings. Such learning helps students to achieve the aim of whole-person development and enables them to develop life-long learning capabilities that are needed in our ever-changing society.
(4) Development of the Four Key Tasks : For the content of "Development of the Four Key Tasks", please refer to the "Others" field.
(5) Life Planning Education : Please see our school website for more details:
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : Our school provides a variety of plans, adjustments and support strategies for students of diverse learning abilities and growing backgrounds. To cater for their needs and styles and stimulate learning outcomes, various teaching programmes, methods as well as assessment mechanisms are implemented.
We nurture students in a learning environment of multiple intelligences. Positive Education Programme aims at discovering individual strengths and potentials. Through collaborating with community resources, students are immersed in both on-and-off-campus activities of specialised fields in the hope that maximal opportunities are provided to trigger aspirations.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : Our school is dedicated to create an inclusive and caring campus, adopting a ‘whole-school approach’ to support students with special educational needs. The Student Support Team (SST) is established and made up of the Principal, Vice Principal, Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO), core KLA Heads and teachers, support teachers, social workers and other supporting staff. Coordinating the efforts of professionals such as educational psychologists, clinical psychologists, and speech therapists, the SST maps out policies for inclusive education. With the joint implementation of the entire teaching staff, an integrated environment is created in order to cater for all students’ educational needs.
According to students’ learning needs, our school provides students with curriculum and assignment adjustments, employing strategies like ‘group learning’, ‘collaborative learning’ and ‘information technology learning’, so that students with diverse abilities can actively participate in lessons and construct knowledge on their own initiative. In response to the diverse learning and developmental needs of students, we utilise the ‘Learning Support Grant’ to provide ‘add on’ intervention for students (for instance, social skills training groups, “Development of Executive Skills” (DOES) training, after-school remedial and pull-out programmes), so that students can receive adequate training and support.
(3) Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students : Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: providing after-school support programmes in learning Chinese; and developing school-based Chinese Language curriculum and/or adapting learning and teaching materials. Our school also organises cultural inclusion activities such as arranging NCS and Chinese-speaking students to take part in competitions, visits and on-site writing activities. NCS students are led by teachers to participate in activities like exploring the Wan Chai community and visiting Man Mo Temple to learn about Chinese and local culture.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment : Focusing on students’ individual learning needs, our SENCO, KLA Heads and support teachers arrange timely meetings to make homework and curriculum adjustments with the intention of improving students’ learning effectiveness and boosting their confidence. To ensure students with special educational needs are equitably assessed, special rooms for tests and examinations are provided so that these students can receive assistance such as having extended assessment time, screen readers and timely reminders.
Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : The PTA was founded in 1994 with the following aims:
1. To enhance the connection between the school and families, to foster parent-teacher relationship and parent-parent relationship, and to enhance teaching effectiveness.
2. To discuss important issues in order to help students achieve all-round development.
3. Parental education and school education fulfil complementary needs of education.
The PTA includes various teams such as editorial, recreation, development, contact, public affairs and meal inspection. Parents are willing to join and support school activities, aid learning activities and organise parent education courses. Parents attend different school activities and become a member of the IMC.
(2) School Ethos : 1. ‘The Preventive System’ suggested by Don Bosco is based entirely on reason, religion and loving kindness which leads students to a positive development.
2. The school motto “Diligenter Dirigor” requires students to be hardworking, polite and positive.
3. With a pleasant school culture, the student-teacher relationship is harmonious and students have a sense of belonging.
4. School discipline emphasises autonomy in order to develop responsibility and self-esteem.
5. Discipline and counselling approaches are adopted when handling behavioural differences.
6. Students respect, care, tolerate and help each other. This enhances students’ confidence and sense of satisfaction and improves physical and mental well-being.
7. Bi-weekly moral topics to develop students’ awareness of the society and positive moral values, improve morals, academic performance and critical thinking.
8. Make good use of fruitful material in the community, broaden students’ horizons and take care of other people.
9. To sustain benevolence and love, students can always get professional guidance from school counsellors (from NAAC) as well as teachers.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : School Future Development Plan 2019-2022:
1. Live life to the Fullest
- Students' learning motivation and involvement can be enhanced
- Students pursue improvement in academic studies
- Students can undergo diverse learning experiences
2. Focus on the Positive
- The stakeholders of the school understand and study positive education in order to increase the ability to promote positive education
- Student can experience positive educational elements through curricula and activities
- Students can appreciate and practise the morality and conduct of Saints
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : High-quality teaching is vital for students’ success. We value professional development of teachers as a means of improving achievement of students. We are a group of professional teaching staff who are active, caring and reflective participants in the ever changing process of teaching and learning. (Over 50% of our teaching members are equipped with a master’s degree or above) With frequent participation in educational seminars, workshops, school-based professional training, collaborative lesson planning and peer observations, teachers can acquire and use new knowledge and skills in their lessons.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc.) : Extra-curricular activities
1. To foster students’ interest in participating in extra-curricular activities, to emphasize the importance of teamwork, devotion and dedication.
2. To broaden students’ horizons, stimulate their thinking and creativity, and promote diversified learning.
3. To establish harmonious teacher-student relationships and strengthen their sense of belonging.
4. The school runs more than thirty clubs and interest groups, classified into five groups including religious, academic, interest, service and sports.
5. Junior form students have to join at least one extra-curricular activity. Catholics in junior forms are required to take part in one religious group, thus boosting their religious beliefs.
6. There are a number of school teams, namely Putonghua Choral Speaking Team, Chinese Debate Team, English Choral Speaking Team, Maths Team, School Choir and various sports teams (soccer, basketball, handball, table-tennis, badminton, swimming) which enable students to unearth their potential.
7. Various subjects, boards and clubs motivate students to engage in inter-school competitions or activities as well as offering mainland or overseas study tours, thereby broadening students’ horizons.
8. Engaging in regular voluntary school service.
Others : Various scholarships such as Madam Janet Tang Kwai Yuk Scholarship for student's Excellent all-around achievement, The Jubilee Scholarship and HKTKPC Don Bosco Past Pupils’ Association Scholarship, The Best Athlete Scholarship and Aesthetic Development Scholarship are provided to motivate students to strive for excellence in all aspects.
The Alumni has a variety of scholarships to recognise students' excellence in studies, language, social service, arts, music, religious studies, multi-learning and sports.
Students are encouraged to take part in inter-school competitions. Hong Kong Schools Music and Speech Festival, debate competition, essay writing competition and sports competitions are examples. Students have actively participated in the above competitions in the past and their performances have been outstanding.

Development of the Four Key Tasks:
1. Using information technology (IT) in learning: To enhance IT learning, the cultivation of information literacy, the use of E-learning management system and the continuous optimization of IT facilities are implemented to develop a student-centred learning mode. The optimum use of e-learning resources, together with full WiFi coverage on campus and portable IT equipment, helps facilitate both individual and group learning.
2. STEM education: STEM contents are incorporated into subjects including Integrated Science, Computer Literacy and Mathematics at the junior secondary level. Meanwhile, STEM-related activities are arranged after school, so that students can put theory into practice, which would nurture the spirit of innovation and expand their technological vision.
3. Project Learning: Students can participate in activities organized or co-organized by different subjects and groups. They can link their subject knowledge with their everyday life. Additionally, students can choose topics of their own interests and do in-depth explorations. Gradually and progressively, students can learn and apply different skills in Project Learning. In addition, curricular project learning is conducted: STEM education and Humanities.
4. Religious, Moral and Civic Education: Students are guided to understand Christian values and use them as judging criteria. Weekly assemblies, talks, life education, and other activities are used to cultivate active citizenship and moral discernment so that students can become rational and responsible youths instilled with correct values. Voluntary service is promoted to nurture students with the heart to care for minority groups. Training is provided so that students can put theories into practice in their service.
5. Reading to Learn: There is a 15-minute reading session every school day to encourage students to develop a reading habit. Teachers and students are invited to share their books in the Morning Assemblies. S1 and S2 students select books to read according to reading themes. They are given opportunities to share positive words of encouragement and books in their own class.
Direct public transportation to School : Mini bus: Route 28
MTR: Wan Chai Station Exit D (10-minute walk from Wanchai Station, via 17th Floor of Hopewell Center) Tram and bus routes also reach the vicinity of our school
Remarks : Students having financial difficulties can apply for grants and subsidies.
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Last revision date: 16/12/2021