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香港道教聯合會青松中學
The Hong Kong Taoist Association Ching Chung Secondary School
Address: 4 Hiu Yuk Path, Sau Mau Ping Kwun Tong
Phone:   27274315    Email:   info@ccss.edu.hk
Fax:   23477376    Website:   http://www.ccss.edu.hk

School Mission

We are determined to provide a quality Taoist education for the students, catering for their diverse needs and helping them become a contrubutive member of society: We cater for diverse abilities and nurture lofty morality. We act with propriety and teach with empathy.

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School Information School Information
District : Kwun Tong
Other District(s) : Kowloon City
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Dr. Chiu Kou-tai
Principal (with qualifications / experiences) : Mr. Choi Chi Leung (Bachelor of Science) (Master of Education) (Master of Philosophy)
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Co-ed
Area Occupied by the School : About 5500 Sq. M
Name of Sponsoring Body : The Hong Kong Taoist Association
Incorporated Management Committee : Established
Percentage of School Supervisor and Managers Fulfilling the Training Targets : 92%
Religion : Taoism
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1985
School Motto : Ming Tao Lap Dak (Perfecting Intellect and Virtues)
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 - $340  
S5 - $340  
S6 - $340  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual) ($) $50  
Student Union / Association Fee ($) -  
Approved Charges for Non-standard Items (Annual)($) Fees for Specific Purposes: S.1-S.5 ($300); S.6 ($200)  
Other Charges / Fees ($) -  
School Facilities School Facilities
Number of Classroom(s) : 26
School Facilities : Our School is equipped with a Student Activities Centre, Indoor Fitness Centre, Study Rooms, a Learning Support Room, Multi-Purpose Learning Centre, Computer rooms, CCSS Maker Centre, a Technology Learning Centre, a lecture room, a campus TV broadcasting studio and ball courts for both practice and competition purposes. We are also the first school in Hong Kong to launch the "SchoolPlus" System for attendance-taking and collecting fees. The whole school is now completely covered with the Wi-Fi network. An interactive platform is also available on the School's homepage.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs : 1. A special room for SEN Students;
2. Screen readers;
3. iPad electronic teaching aids;
4. Elevator;
5. Closed circuit magnifier;
6. Voice input text conversion device.
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 : 62
Total Number of Teachers in the School : 64
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher's Certificate / Diploma in Education : 91%
Bachelor Degree : 61%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : 39%
Special Education Training : 22%
Years of Experience : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : 25%
5-9 years : 12%
10 years or above : 63%
2023/2024 Class Structure 2023/2024 Class Structure
    Number of classes
S1 : 4
S2 : 4
S3 : 4
S4 : 4
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, Life and Society (S.1 - S.2), Geography, History, Chinese History, Science (S.1 - S.2), Science (S.3 Physics, Chemistry, Biology), Computer, Putonghua, Religious and Ethical Education, Music, Visual Arts, Physical Education, Innovative Technology, Introduction to Science and Technology Studies.
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, English for Life (S.1 - S.2).
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : -
Subjects Offered in the 2023/2024 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Mathematics, M1, Citizenship and Social Development, Chinese Literature, Chinese History, Geography, History, Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Visual Arts, Information and Communication Technology, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Interior Design, PE, Aesthetic Development, Religious and Ethical Education, Life Start-Up Program, Computer Game and Animation Design, Patisserie and Café Operations, Popular Music Production, Health Care Practice, PR and Multimedia Communication, Interior and Exhibition Design.
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.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Mathematics, Life and Society (S.1 - S.2), Geography, History, Chinese History, Science (S.1 - S.2), Science (S.3 Physics, Chemistry, Biology), Computer, Putonghua, Religious and Ethical Education, Music, Visual Arts, Physical Education, Innovative Technology, Introduction to Science and Technology Studies.
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, English for Life (S.1 - S.2).
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : -
Subjects to be Offered in the 2024/2025 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Mathematics, M1, Citizenship and Social Development, Chinese Literature, Chinese History, Geography, History, Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Visual Arts, Information and Communication Technology, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Interior Design, PE, Aesthetic Development, Religious and Ethical Education, Life Start-Up Program, Computer Game and Animation Design, Patisserie and Café Operations, Popular Music Production, Health Care Practice, PR and Multimedia Communication.
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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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 ).Ranking by EDB 10%, Academic results 20%, Extracurricular activities 15%, Conduct and attitude 20%, Interview performance 25%, Relatives studying at the School 10%.
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : English day camps, bridging courses and orientation days are organized for new students in August. With computer demonstrations, talks, games, discussions, guided tours and the help from teachers and senior form students, the students soon familiarize themselves with the school environment and systems, and the learning conditions. They speedily integrate themselves into the School and become part of our family. The School cares a lot about healthy diet. We are involved in the lunch menu design and Creative Recipe Design activities have been held by the Biology Department to help students develop healthy eating habits. In PE lessons, teachers always highlight the importance of doing exercise and encourage students to do so.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : 1. Optimize learning and teaching quality;
2. Strengthen career planning and values education.
(2) School Management Organisation : Under the supervision of the Incorporated Management Committee, the School Council comprising the principal and teaching staff reveals and formulates school policies regularly. Self-appraisals and evaluation sessions are conducted at the end of every academic year to chart the course of development for the coming year.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : The IMC was established on 31 August 2007 to formulate school policies in line with the School's mission statement. Its primary roles are to take on responsibility for the School's performance and to manage the human and financial resources of the School.
(4) School Green Policy : The School is dedicated to environmental protection and rated as a "Green School". We are the first in Hong Kong to generate electricity by wind, supplying energy for installations like lighting and fans. We also participate in the Feed-in Tariff (Fit) Scheme jointly rolled out by the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department and the China Light and Power Ltd by installing solar panels to generate solar energy, and are also among the first group of schools to launch the Green Roof Project to improve the air quality, lower the room temperature and conserve energy within the campus. We recycle. Apart from paper, aluminium cans and plastic bottles, food waste and beverage cartons are recovered by specific installations to promote sustainable development.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : To enrich the English learning environment, the School will make the best use of the flexibility of the fine-tuning policy of the MOI to offer school-based and enhancement curricula (English for Life) using English as the MOI in line with the ability and aptitude of the students in the daily life context with a view to laying a sound foundation for students to use English as a medium for life-long learning. Other supporting measures for promoting "bi-literacy and tri-lingualism" include English and Putonghua announcements in morning assemblies, English lunch activities, language remedial and enhancement classes, reading programmes, joining the Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival and the online Book Recommendation Scheme.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : Remedial and intensive English teaching is available in specific classes and commencing a few years back, project studies, e-learning and STEAM education trained students' organizing and exploratory skills with a view to enhancing their interest and enlightening their minds, alongside with our life-wide learning set in full gear.
(3) School-based curriculum : 1. Electives: 2X and 3X. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Chinese History, History, Geography, Economics, Chinese Literature, BAFS, THS, ICT, Visual Arts, Physical Education, Mathematics (Extended Part Module 1), Applied Learning.
2. Curriculum highlights:
(1) Remedial and Enhancement Programmes: Chinese, English and Mathematics.
(2) School-based Curricula: Introduction to Science and Technology Studies, Innovative Technology, English for Life, Life Start-Up Program, Religious and Ethical Education, Aesthetic Development.
(4) Major Renewed Emphases in the School Curriculum : 1. Moral and civic education: focus towards values education.
2. Reading to learn: focus towards reading across curricula.
3. Project Learning: focus towards integrating and applying knowledge and skills across disciplines.
4. Information technology for interactive learning: focus towards self-directed learning.
(5) Life Planning Education : The School organizes various "Life Planning" activities and workshops as early as when students are in Form one. And when they come to senior forms, life planning teachers are appointed to assist students in summing up their life experiences, to enhance students' self-knowledge and acquire information for career development and further education, which best suit their aptitudes and potentials. The school adopts a whole-school approach to career planning, incorporating elements of career planning into the curriculum and activities, and helping students to establish a clear life direction through individual counselling.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : 1. Our School effectively uses the Learning Support Grant to recruit counsellor and teaching assistants, in collaboration with teachers and the Student Support Team, to provide after-school support services for the SEN students, including speech therapy, occupational therapy, concentration training groups, social skill groups, parent groups, curriculum support and adaptation, S.1 homework tuition and revision classes, etc. Meanwhile, our School also fine-tunes exams for those students in need. Besides, our School strengthens teachers’ strategies in catering for the diversified learning needs of students through staff development and professional interflow activities.
2. To cater for students' learning differences, improve students' learning skills and enhance their learning motivation, we offer after-school support courses in Chinese, English and mathematics, pre-examination revision classes, summer tutorial classes, senior secondary tutorial programmes, junior and senior form study skills upgrading classes, etc.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : 1. Student case conferences were held to enable all teachers to understand the learning and behavioural characteristics of students, so as to encourage teachers to adjust relevant teaching materials and teaching strategies.
2. In promoting social integration, the School holds the Caring Ambassador Scheme and the Caring Culture Week every year, passing on the messages of a caring society and social integration.
3. The School also implements the One-page Profile Schemes, Career Planning courses, and Work-Trial Schemes, etc. for the junior and senior form SEN students to acquire a better understanding of the requirements of the job markets, to develop directions for further studies and to reflect on their life planning.
4. The school has strengthened home-school collaboration, such as seminars, parent groups and online resource platforms, to provide parents with information on learning 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; appointing additional teacher(s)/teaching assistant(s) to support NCS students’ learning of Chinese; developing school-based Chinese Language curriculum and/or adapting learning and teaching materials; and organising activities to create an inclusive learning environment in the school.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for learning and assessment : Continuous assessments have been adopted in most of the subjects. They make up about 20% of the total marks, and are mainly based on the open examination school-based assessment criteria, to be supplemented with regular assignments, project work and learning attitude assessment.
Home-School Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : The Parent-Teacher Association regularly plans and organizes parent-child activities to develop parents' potential and facilitate parent-child communication. It has been shown that parents are keen on various kinds of activities including social and voluntary services, which in turn have a positive influence on their children's academic development, and physical and psychological health. Their sense of belonging to the School is also boosted.
(2) School Ethos : We encourage our students to keep improving and self-actualizing themselves, and we run a number of programs to boost their self-confidence and self-esteem. Examples include the Teacher Thank You Scheme, Student Tutor Award Scheme, the Adventure-based Counseling Program, the Heart-to-Heart School Scheme, and the Online Student Commendation Scheme.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : This year, the School's annual theme is 'All-round Development. Better Accomplishment', which covers two main domains:
1. Optimize learning and teaching quality;
2. Strengthen career planning and values education.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : 1. There are 5 staff development days every year. Guest speakers are invited. Activities include talks, sharing of teaching methods, interflow activities and cross-border visits;
2. Teachers are encouraged to join both internal and external professional courses to meet the T-Standard requirements.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, extra-curricular activities, co-curricular activities, etc.) : More than 40 choices, including academic societies, interest groups, service groups, music groups and sports teams, are available for the students. Acclaimed external instructors are invited to coach our students in the Dance Troupe, Sports Teams and Creative Music Group. Life-wide learning is highly regarded and there are five major whole-school co-curricular activities to be held inside or outside the campus every year.

The school runs two "Other Learning Experiences" sessions per week to enrich students' knowledge and experience in five areas, namely moral and civic education, work-related experience, community service, arts development and sports development. The school organizes a number of overseas and local study tours each year to broaden students' horizons and cultivate their holistic development.
Others : 1. Emphasizes multiple intelligences including academic, bodily-kinesthetic and artistic developments. Scholarships are available for students with outstanding performance in conduct, academic studies and many other domains.
2. By mutual consent, our students are given preferential terms when seeking admission to the universities on the mainland and in Taiwan.
3. The School has completed the External School Review and is highly regarded in the corresponding Report: teachers show loving care for students, and students grow up in a campus which provides them with a simple and caring environment and allows them to display steady progress in academic and behavioral performance. The whole Report has been uploaded to www.ccss.edu.hk.
4. An indoor Mega Gym costing 3.9 million dollars, fully sponsored by Sir David Trench Fund for Recreation, has been completed and is now open for use by students.
Direct public transportation to School : Bus Route: 1A, 13M, 13X, 93A, 93K, 601;
Public Light Bus: 76B, 34S (Kwun Tong to Sau Mau Ping).
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School Map School Map
  • Photo of The HKTA Ching Chung Secondary School school building
    Photo of The HKTA Ching Chung Secondary School school building
  • School based Curriculum: Life Start-Up Program Lessons - Students experience life in a wheelchair
    School based Curriculum: Life Start-Up Program Lessons - Students experience life in a wheelchair
  • Ching Chung Secondary School handball team regularly participates in the Hong Kong academic elite competition
    Ching Chung Secondary School handball team regularly participates in the Hong Kong academic elite competition
  • Video of school life
    Video of school life

Last revision date: 5/12/2023