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天水圍循道衞理中學
Tin Shui Wai Methodist College
Address: Area 102, Phase 4, Tin Fu Court, Tin Shui Wai, N.T.
Phone:   31562500    Email:   mail@tswmc.edu.hk
Fax:   31562505    Website:   http://www.tswmc.edu.hk

School Mission

Our school develops student-centred all round education with the spirit of Jesus Christ as our foundation and adapts the through-train model, stressing the equal importance of teaching and learning, and life education. Through preaching the Gospel, we nurture our students into people of significance and denote ourselves to develop students’ potential into fullness. Finally, the humanistic approach towards education is valued above all in our school.

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School Information School Information
District : Yuen Long
Other District(s) :
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : The Rev Wong Yuk-chee, Peter
Principal (with qualifications / experiences) : Ms. Wong Sau-lin (Teacher Cert., BPhil, MEd)
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Co-ed
Area Occupied by the School : About 6100 Sq. M
Name of Sponsoring Body : Methodist Church HK
Incorporated Management Committee : Established
Percentage of School Supervisor and Managers Fulfilling the Training Targets : Not Applicable
Religion : Protestantism / Christianity
Year of Commencement of Operation : 2001
School Motto : Follow the way of the Lord. Love others as you love yourself. Work whole-heartedly so as to bring out your potentials.
Parent-Teacher Association : Yes
Student Union / Association : Yes
Past Students’ Association / School Alumni Association : Yes
Chargeable Fees (2023/2024) Chargeable Fees (2023/2024)
  School Fee ($) Tong Fai ($)  
S1 - -  
S2 - -  
S3 - -  
S4 - $310  
S5 - $310  
S6 - $310  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual) ($) $20  
Student Union / Association Fee ($) $30  
Approved Charges for Non-standard Items (Annual)($) Maintenance fees: $310  
Other Charges / Fees ($) House fee $50  
School Facilities School Facilities
Number of Classroom(s) : 35
School Facilities : We have 30 classrooms, 3 School Halls, conference room, a library, a further study and career guidance room, a student activity center, Multi-media self-learning center, two computer rooms, a Home Economics room, a Music room, a Visual art room, Science laboratories, Teenlab, an Englishland, a Religious Education room, a regenerated bus classroom, gym center, a high jumping pit, a handball court and a basketball court, a long jump sand pool and three over-80m long tracks.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs : Ramp, Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
Teaching Staff Information (including School Head) in the 2023/2024 School Year Teaching Staff Information (including School Head) in the 2023/2024 School Year
Number of Teaching Posts in the Approved Establishment : 60
Total Number of Teachers in the School : 61
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher's Certificate / Diploma in Education : 95%
Bachelor Degree : 43%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : 57%
Special Education Training : 28%
Years of Experience : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : 20%
5-9 years : 12%
10 years or above : 68%
2023/2024 Class Structure 2023/2024 Class Structure
    Number of classes
S1 : 4
S2 : 4
S3 : 4
S4 : 5
S5 : 4
S6 : 4
Subjects Offered Subjects Offered
Subjects Offered in the 2023/2024 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese language, Mathematics, Science*, Chinese History, History, Geography, Life and Society*, Computer, Religious Studies, Physical Education, Civic Education, Putonghua (S.1 & S.2), Music (S.1 & S.2), Visual Arts (S.1 - S.3), Home Economics (S.1 & S.3)*
English as the medium of instruction : English Language
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum :

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Subjects Offered in the 2023/2024 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Mathematics, Mathematics M2, Citizenship and Social Development, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Information and Communication Technology, Chinese History, Geography, Economics, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Physical Education, Ethics and Religious Studies, Physical Education (DSE), Ethics and Religious Studies (DSE), Visual Arts (DSE)
English as the medium of instruction : English Language
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : Applied Learning:
S.4: 1) Pâtisserie and Café Operations 2) Applied Psychology 3) Child Development 4) Computer Game and Animation Design 5) Applied Japanese Language and Culture
S.5: 1) Pâtisserie and Café Operations 2) Applied Psychology 3) Child Development 4) Computer Game and Animation Design
Subjects to be Offered in the 2024/2025 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese language, Mathematics, Science*, Chinese History, History, Geography, Citizenship Economics and Society*, Computer, Religious Studies, Physical Education, Civic Education, Putonghua (S.1 & S.2), Music (S.1 & S.2), Visual Arts (S.1 - S.3), Home Economics (S.1 & S.3)*
English as the medium of instruction : English Language
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum :

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Subjects to be Offered in the 2024/2025 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Mathematics, Mathematics M2, Citizenship and Social Development, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Information and Communication Technology, Chinese History, Geography, Economics, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Physical Education, Ethics and Religious Studies, Physical Education (DSE), Ethics and Religious Studies (DSE), Visual Arts (DSE)
English as the medium of instruction : English Language
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : Applied Learning:
S4: to be confirmed
S5: 1) Pâtisserie and Café Operations 2) Applied Psychology 3) Child Development 4) Computer Game and Animation Design 5) Applied Japanese Language and Culture

*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 2024 ).Academic application: 30%; Non-academics: 40%; Interviews: 30%.
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : Our school runs an orientation programme for pre-S1 students during summer vacation. The programme includes English activities related to adapting to secondary school life. The purpose is to arouse students' interest in English, and serves the function of enhancing students' self management and interpersonal skills. In order to help Secondary One students to adapt to the secondary school life, three class teachers are deployed in each class and an initiation programme co-organised by the Methodist Church is held. At the beginning of the school year, an induction program is also organized. It is hoped that the students will be able to know their teacher and peers so as to build a sense of belonging to the school through the planned activities. The curriculum design can assist students in setting their annual goals and fostering their positive learning attitude, consolidating the strong foundation of learning for the upcoming academic year.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : The School Theme: ‘Diligence and Perseverance’
(2) School Management Organisation : Implementing School-based Management. Members of School Management Committee come from various professions and provide a strong support to the school.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : Please refer to the school website.
(4) School Green Policy : 1. To alert student ambassadors of their responsibility to preserve our environment.2. To develop ambassadors’ leadership skills in organizing green activities.3. To help students develop a positive attitude towards environmental protection through involvement in whole-school activities.4. To instill attitudes of frugality into students.5. To improve a workplace where its philosophy incorporates a sound environmental protection ethic aiming at sensitizing our campus community to teaching staff’s environmental responsibility.6. To raise students’ awareness and develop their habit of saving energy through the energy consumption monitoring system.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : Chinese is adopted as the medium of instruction and from which understanding of content subject is fully enhanced. Generally, All-Round Language Learning Activities are regularly scheduled to enhance the English and Chinese proficiency of students. Students of higher abilities are streamed in regular Chinese and English classes. As for the English-medium Extended Learning Activities (ELA) implemented in S.1-S.3, four subjects are involved. These include English, Integrated Science, Life and Society and Home Economics. English is used in conducting the ELA with the intention of expanding the English exposure of students. English speaking day is held every cycle to increase students' exposure to English.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : To place strong emphasis on the Multiple –intelligence development of students. To make learning a pleasurable experience for students and develop their life-long capabilities through classroom activities, Life-wide Learning sessions, extracurricular activities and overseas culture exchange programs. To provide a variety of courses with emphasis on knowledge building and integration and to foster learning motivation and ability among students. To promote subject-based extended learning in four core subjects to nurture in equip students independent learning. In order to arouse students’ interest and enhance their proficiency, an extra Native English teacher is hired so that more students are exposed to English-rich environment.
(3) School-based curriculum : 1. Electives: 2X and 3X. 3X or 2X+ApL. Students choose their electives based on their academic performance and interest.
2. Curriculum highlights: To achieve compatibility with learner level while at the same time meeting the needs of syllabus content, some core subjects have streamlined their school-based curricula while still matching the principles of the NSS curriculum as well as other extended activity. The highest priority is effective teaching and learning.

Regarding Applied Learning, we provide students with a wide range of choices by coordinating with different institutes. 1) Pâtisserie and Café Operations 2) Applied Psychology 3) Child Development 4) Computer Game and Animation Design 5) Applied Japanese and Culture are the examples.
(4) Major Renewed Emphases in the School Curriculum : 1. Promoting reading culture: In addition to the library, bookshelves are set up at different locations in the school to place reading materials for students to refer to. The library was expanded into a multimedia self-study center with extended opening hours and multimedia learning materials. The class schedule includes Chinese and English morning reading and reading classes. Students read Chinese newspapers, English materials and books respectively, so as to improve students' current affairs awareness and English ability, and to cultivate students' regular reading through activities such as news sharing, reading sharing and competitions. Habit.
2. Thinking training: Through project-based learning, students can be empowered to employ generic skills, which can be furthered refined through carefully designed, school-based activities such as exhibitions, debating and public speaking.
3. Moral and Civic Education: To help students develop a wholesome self-image and their self-management potential through diverse activities; To help students acquire positive life values based on love for themselves and respect for others through Civic Education and Life-wide Learning Sessions; To help students accept their role and responsibility in their family, school, society and country.
4. As for Information and Communications Technology, the junior form curriculum has been restructured for societal development. With the e-learning platform and interactive teaching methodologies, students' interest in the subject is engendered so that they are better equipped for the future world. In addition, the IT Innovation Lab fund the school to provide a variety of extra-curricular activities.
(5) Life Planning Education : Well-designed life planning programs are launched in different forms in order to let students understand themselves and think about their future in different perspectives. Also, various mentorship schemes are promoted for students. Meanwhile, the group and individual career counseling services are provided by Social Worker and Counseling Assistant for helping students for organize their own career paths.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : Supporting Integration Education through providing professional seminars to all members of staff and certificate courses to some members. Special Education Needs Group is established to cater for learner diversity. Students with special needs will be supported by provisional arrangements in regard to their homework and assessments. To facilitate the steady development of these students, supplemental programs, for example, fostering social or study skills, will be provided on a regular basis. An educational psychologist will visit our school frequently to offer assistance and professional ideas as support. A 'Talent Nursery' has been established to provide the needs of the gifted, such that their special gifts can be harnessed and channeled along the lines of optimum development. Varied teaching strategies have been adopted proactively to cater for learner diversity. The scheme covers the needs of the whole class, small groups and individuals.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : Inclusive education is implemented in a holistic approach to cater for students with special education needs. The Special Education Support team is composed of Vice Principal, Special Education Needs Coordinator, Special Education Needs Support Teacher, Through-train Support Social Worker, Education Psychologist, and a number of teaching assistants. The provision of diversified support for students of different kinds of special education needs is funded by the Learning Support Grant, coupled with resources of all sorts. The support service ranges from after school tutorials, Saturday tutorials, exam tutorials, summer courses and speech therapies and the like. The adapted assignments and assessment mode help reduce students’ pressure academically. Our school has been devoted to building an inclusive campus, which offers extra-curricular activities such as board games, photography, kirigami, balloon decoration and school clubs alike, as well as service learning, to explore students’ potential and nurture their interest for their career planning. Parents are invited to take part in some of the activities to forge a closer Parent-teacher relationship.
(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 activities to create an inclusive learning environment in the school.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for learning and assessment : Highlight formative assessments such as lesson performance, tests, project learning besides the two summative assessments. An Enhancement Scheme has been employed during the summer holidays to ensure that students attain a certain level of achievement. To cater for the special learning needs of individual students, adjustments have been made to their assignments and examination conditions under the principle of learning diversity. Besides this, some classes in the core subjects, namely Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics and Liberal Studies, are streamed according to students' ability. Together with the adaptation of the curriculum for the remedial and enhancement classes, learners' diversity and students' multiple intelligence are better accommodated.
Home-School Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : As two parents are nominated to Board of directors of School, PTA fosters better communication between parents and school. The Parent-Teacher Association is proactive in organizing and facilitating various school activities with the following objectives:
a) to forge closer relations among parents;
b) to enrich the learning experience of students towards their healthy development. The Parents’ Day as well as the ‘Warm Call” made by the class teacher to parents each term can facilitate a close contact and deep understanding of the parents, which would further help the development of students.
(2) School Ethos : Harmonious as a family. Highlight Love, Trust, Understanding and Care. Implementing School-based life education fosters students' positive behaviors.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : School Development Plan:
The school’s three-year development plan:
- To raise students' achievement;
- To further promote life education;
- To arouse students' awareness and improve their abilities of being equipped for the future;
- To strengthen team-building among teaching staff.


The school-based Life Education curriculum aims to imbue students with the core values in Christianity so as to nurture students to become a 'Methodist'. The curriculum is implemented in the mixed mode which features education, nurture and religion, with a view to cultivate in students the vision to understand life, cherish it and live it to the full. The school, which is operated in a through-train mode, aims at bringing up our generations to become all-round persons throughout the 12 years’ primary and secondary education. Every year, the majority of Secondary 1 intake is from Tin Shui Wai Methodist Primary School. Therefore, both schools put much effort on early intervention to help Primary 6 students transit to Secondary 1 smoothly.
Tin Shui Wai Methodist College is aligned with Tin Shui Wai Methodist Primary School in such aspects as curriculum, teaching and learning, and students’ personal development. We believe that students can be nurtured in a better way and they can acquire a more comprehensive and fascinating learning experience. An exchange student is arranged to have lessons with local student in order to enhance students' English ability as well as their global outlook.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : All member of the teaching staff has attained the level of a Bachelor’s degree and some have post-graduate credentials. All teaching staff in the approved establishment hold a recognized teacher training qualification. School-based professional development, based on EDB's guidelines, is arranged throughout. To strongly emphasize the professional development of teachers. Co-planning sessions, peer lesson observation and post-lesson conference are strategies employed to enlarge the repertoire of teaching methodologies and hence enhance teacher efficacy. To diligently pursue strategies both in and outside the classroom to foster learning diversity. In all major subjects at school, there is a time slot for peer teacher lesson preparation in each grade which is a part of and followed up by class observation and evaluation. This practice promotes professional teachers’ development at school. The teaching staff have already attained a high level of professionalism evidenced in the practice of self-reflection, unstinting effort and in their wholehearted adoption of the culture of our knowledge-based institute. Starting from 2013, the Education Bureau has recruited our school to become one of the Professional Development Schools (PDS)for 6 years. Our school is going to play a pivotal role in offering other schools professional advice on catering for learners’ diversity.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, extra-curricular activities, co-curricular activities, etc.) : 60 extra-curricular activities/clubs are set up to suit the various interests of the students. All students at the junior levels have to join at least one activity/club. The student fellowship welcomes all students to join.


Certificate for First-aid Course for all S4 students and a foundation First-aid Course for all S3 students are carried out. The aims of the course implementation are to enhance students’ life skills, to better students’ understanding of health issues and thus to make students realize how important lives are.
Others : Student Achievements:
Tin Shui Wai Methodist College is proud of our students' achievements in different aspects. Some of our outstanding students demonstrated and showcased their excellence and talents:

Won the second runner-up in YLTM Secondary School Debate Competition and the 1st Debate Asia in 2022-23.
Our school senior form art ambassador won the champion of the secondary school category of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department's Hong Kong Greening Campus Project Small Garden Design Competition in 2022-23.
Awarded the Gold Award of School Vaccination Commendation Scheme by EDB in 2022-23


Quach Yuk Hang won The Outstanding Students Award by The Outstanding Young Persons Association in 2021.
Cheung Ham and Kong Yau Mei won the Best Debater in the 1st Debate Asia in 2022.
Man Chi Hin won the championship (Yuen Long) and the first runner-up (4 Districts) in Inter-school E-Motorsport Festival 2022.
Zheng Sum Yuet won Sportsgirl Of The Year & Ten Sport Excellence Awards in Grantham Outstanding Student Athletes Awards in 2022-23.
Zheng Sum Yuet won Hong Kong Student Sports Award by A.S. Watson Group in 2022-23.
Poon Man Kei won the HKSSF N.T. Secondary Schools Outstanding Athlete Award by Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation in 2022-23.
Wong Tsz Ching was appointed to be the representative of the Hong Kong Team by Hong Kong Dance Sport Association in 2022-23.
Direct public transportation to School : School can be reached by KMB routes 265M, 269B, 269C, 269, 276B;
City bus routes 967, 969;
LRT: Tin Fu Stop, Tin Yuet Stop.
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Last revision date: 5/12/2023