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伊利沙伯中學舊生會中學
Queen Elizabeth School Old Students' Association Secondary School
Address: 18, Tin Shing Road, Tin Shui Wai, Yuen Long
Phone:   23386122    Email:   info@qos.edu.hk
Fax:   24482783    Website:   http://www.qos.edu.hk

School Mission

Commitment to a Mission and Realization of an Ideal:
We believe that education is to awaken human conscience, leading people to seek and practice what is good. Through education everyone can grow towards goodness, use knowledge with love and rationality, and realize the magnificence of life with passion and creativity.

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School Information School Information
District : Yuen Long
Other District(s) :
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Mr. Lau Siu Ki
Principal (with qualifications / experiences) : Dr. Law Wai Kam ( Doctor of Education (EdUHK), M.A. in Teaching English as a 2nd Lang. (CityU HK), M.A. in Edu Studies (The Uni of Warwick), BPhil (Edu) (The Uni of of Birmingham))
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Co-ed
Area Occupied by the School : About 8000 Sq. M
Name of Sponsoring Body : Queen Elizabeth School Old Students' Association Education Promotion Organization Limited
Incorporated Management Committee : Established
Percentage of School Supervisor and Managers Fulfilling the Training Targets : 69%
Religion : Not Applicable
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1996
School Motto : Vos Parate Ut Serviatis
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 - $340  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual) ($) $80  
Student Union / Association Fee ($) $5  
Approved Charges for Non-standard Items (Annual)($) $310 (S.1-S.6)  
Other Charges / Fees ($) House Fee, $15 Replacement of student smart-card, $16  
School Facilities School Facilities
Number of Classroom(s) : 27
School Facilities : The special features of advanced technology and variety of school facilities surpass those of the standard millennium school design. All classes have their own home rooms and there is no need to have floating classes.
Daily learning and teaching: The school campus is equipped with stable WIFI 900. Classrooms are equipped with interactive TV and Apple screen sharing. Tablets and digital data loggers have been bought to enhance teaching and learning interactivity.
Self-directed and extended learning: STEAM Centre; DNA Technology & Molecular Biology Laboratory; Mac Laboratory; a Student Self-Study Room accommodating up to 80 students; a Lecture Theatre; a Student Concourse; an in-house TV studio; a Gymnasium; an Orchestra Practice Room; a Dance Studio; a School History Hub, and a Parent Centre. To promote students’ environmentally sustainable attitudes, our school sets up a Micro-Wetland and an Ecological Succession Path with lots of flower pots and planters.
Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs : Ramp, Accessible lift, Accessible toilet, tactile guide path, accessible public information / service counter and visual fire alarm system.
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 : 59
Total Number of Teachers in the School : 62
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher's Certificate / Diploma in Education : 98%
Bachelor Degree : 100%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : 61%
Special Education Training : 37%
Years of Experience : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : 21%
5-9 years : 10%
10 years or above : 69%
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; Chinese History; Integrated Humanities; Life & Society (S.3); STEM (S.1 & S.2); Putonghua (S.1 & S.2); Visual Arts; Music; Physical Education; Personal and Social Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : Mathematics*; Geography*; Integrated Science*; Computer Literacy*
Subjects Offered in the 2023/2024 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language; Citizenship and Social Development; Chinese History; History; Economics; Tourism and Hospitality Studies; Business, Accounting and Financial Studies (Business Management); Physical Education (DSE); Visual Arts; Applied Learning (Patisserie and Café Operations, S.4, S.5); Physical Education; OLE(Visual Arts & Music); Personal and Social Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language; M2; BAFS (Accounting, S.5, S.6)
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : Mathematics; Geography; Physics; Chemistry; Biology; Information & Communication Technology
Subjects to be Offered in the 2024/2025 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language; Chinese History; Integrated Humanities; Life & Society (S.3); STEM (S.1 & S.2); Putonghua (S.1 & S.2); Visual Arts; Music; Physical Education; Personal and Social Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : Mathematics*; Geography*; Integrated Science*; Computer Literacy*
Subjects to be Offered in the 2024/2025 School Year : S.4 - S.6
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language; Citizenship and Social Development; Chinese History; History; Economics; Tourism and Hospitality Studies; Business, Accounting and Financial Studies (Business Management); Physical Education (DSE); Visual Arts; Applied Learning (Patisserie and Café Operations, S.4, S.5); Physical Education; OLE (Visual Arts & Music); Personal and Social Education
English as the medium of instruction : English Language; M2; BAFS (Accounting, S.6)
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : Mathematics; Geography; Physics; Chemistry; Biology; Information & Communication Technology

*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 ).1. The rank order list of Discretionary Places applicants issued by the Education Bureau (45%); 2. Conduct, performance and attitude of the applicants in the interview (40%); 3. Participation in extra-curricular activities or services of applicants and the strengths of the applicants (15%).
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : During the summer holidays, the school provides an 3-5 days induction program for our new Secondary 1 students, including courses for English and Chinese Language enrichment, computer literacy, physical fitness and study habit enhancement; talks on psychology and team-building activities.

Every school year begins with an induction programme for the whole school, but with special emphasis for Secondary 1 students, to help them establish a good school and class ethos, set learning objectives and develop study skills. Activities include instructions in reading and writing, training in class self-management, development of study habits, sharing of achievements etc.

All students participate in the School Physical Fitness Award Scheme. Health education is implemented through Personal and Social Education lessons and cross-subjects. Students are taught the importance of balanced diet and healthy body, and to be aware of the harmful effects of tobacco, wine
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : 1. Cater for the students’ learning diversity.
2. Promote value education to practise a positive attitude towards life.
3. Equip generic skills for the future of the students.
(2) School Management Organisation : School administration and management is directed by school core values, employing a humanistic management style to pursue educational professionalism and ideals as our ultimate goal. A mechanism and culture for self-assessment and reflection has already been established to assure quality education and sustainable development of the school.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : Apart from Sponsoring Body Managers, we have Independent Managers, Parent Managers, Alumni Manager and Teacher Managers. The members have expertise in various domains. There are professionals such as university professors, lawyers, doctors and accountants.
(4) School Green Policy : Implementation of the school's green policy is based on the "5R Principles" of sustainable development through a whole school approach. The policy has shown an excellent effectiveness. Our school is recognized as "Exemplary School" by the National Working Committee in China for the UNESCO Project on Education for Sustainable Development.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : 1. In junior forms, English is adopted as the MOI in some classes for teaching Science, Mathematics, Geography and Computer Literacy. Meanwhile, the school progressively allocates more time for students in other classes to learn the subjects in English.
2. Streaming is adopted in Secondary One, Five and Six to cater for students’ learning needs. Four classes of Secondary One are divided into five groups in English lessons. In Secondary Five and Six, four classes are further streamed into six groups to provide the best care possible.
3. We have a strong team with experienced English teachers. English teachers have passed the English benchmark test and completed the required professional training.
4. Weekly activities "English Thursday", all morning assemblies, English ambassadors’ activities, speech days, graduation ceremonies and sports days are conducted in English. English Day Camp is hosted by native English-speaking instructors during the summer. We also work with our sister primary schools to provide them with phonics and speaking programmes.
5. Our school organized English learning tours to Singapore and Australia. We have actively participated in the Caretakers of the Environment International (CEI) even during the pandemic to provide students an opportunity to discuss environmental issues with other students from around the world.
6. Formal reading lessons (on every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday), inter-form “Reading Salon” and book sharings among teachers and students, reading report award scheme, book crossing corners and immersed reading programmes are organized throughout the school year.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : 1. Professional knowledge driven: Continuous reflection and implementation of effective curriculum planning, implementation and evaluation with reference to education theories and latest curriculum and assessment guides.
2. Promoting blended learning: The “BYOD” policy is implemented in all classes (begins in 2016). Apart from paper-based materials, students and teachers are well-equipped to use the electronic learning management system (LMS) for instruction and learning. We believe it helps to enhance learning effectiveness and cultivate a self-directed learning habit of students.
3. The curriculum matches current needs. Apart from subject-based knowledge, we emphasize the development of capabilities, habits and attitude for life-long learning.
(3) School-based curriculum : 1. Electives: 2X and 3X. 14 elective subjects are offered for students to choose.
2. Curriculum highlights: School management and staff are experienced in school-based curriculum development. “STEM” curriculum is implemented in normal lessons, emphasizes problem solving skills. “Integrated Humanities” places emphasize on concept application and generalization; “Integrated Sciences” emphasizes scientific inquiry and project learning.
(4) Major Renewed Emphases in the School Curriculum : 1. Whole-school reading lessons are arranged every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Immersed reading and writing programmes are launched throughout the school year. The school library holdings stand at more than 30,000 titles. In addition, a large number of series and e-book platforms are available for loan.
2. Our school has extensive experience in the implementation of project learning and cooperative learning, which was well recognized by the education sector in Hong Kong. Cross-curricular learning projects are implemented in Secondary 2 and 3.
3. We adopt a twin class teacher system from S.1 to S.4. The Personal and Social Education lessons, coupled with the Life Planning Education curriculum, Leadership Training Programme(s), and community service activities, guide students to build up self-esteem, proper and positive values and civic awareness.
(5) Life Planning Education : Different kinds of counseling service and programs are provided to students from S1-S6 to meet the needs of Life Planning Education, such as mock interview workshops for all secondary 6 students, individual and small group counseling programs, mentorship scheme, job shadowing, firm visits as well as self-evaluation workshops.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : 1. Our School caters for students' learning diversity in various aspects. The strategies adopted are:
a. Group teaching is adopted in the core subjects of Secondary 1 and 6. Curriculum, learning content and teaching strategies are adjusted accordingly to better cater for the diverse needs of students.
b. After-school homework classes are arranged for students to consolidate their classroom learning after school every day.
c. After-school group tutorials are launched to facilitate students of the senior form elective subjects to reach their potential.
d. Academic contest teams and societies provide opportunities for students with different talents and interests to apply and extend their classroom learning by participating in international and territory-wide competitions, organizing speech and debates, field trips, as well as subject promotion activities in campus.
2. Whole school approach is adopted to promote integrated education.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : Student Support Team, with Special Educational Needs Coordinator, Special Educational Needs Support Teachers, counselors, educational psychologist and speech therapist as team members, is established to coordinate school policies and programmes to cater for student diversity. Whole school approach is adopted to promote integrated education. We provide various training services such as speech, social skills and learning skills for our students. Our teachers work cooperatively with professionals to convene case conferences and assessments. Parents are informed about students’ learning progress and are involved in the evaluation of the measures taken.
(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 : 1. There are two examinations in each academic year.
2. Formative assessments (including coursework, lesson performances) are emphasized to cultivate the learning habit of our students.
3. To help and support special educational needs students, homework is catering according to students' learning needs and homework supporting classes are arranged. The school also offers special arrangements on internal and public examinations.
Home-School Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : Our school values the communication with parents to let students receive better guidance in their growth and learning. Parents give highly positive appraisal to our school. Home-School relationship is extremely good.
(2) School Ethos : Our school is a simple and caring community. By following the spirit of the school motto of “Vos Parate Ut Serviatis”, students have developed decent personal character and positive attitude towards life. Through serving the community, students have been living out a life of higher level of moral values.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : 1. Cater for the students’ learning diversity.
2. Promote value education to practise a positive attitude towards life.
3. Equip generic skills for the future of the students.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : 1. Around 60% of our teachers have obtained master degrees or above. 100% have completed bachelor degree. All Chinese, English and Mathematics teachers have completed subject-related training. All language teachers pass the Language Proficiency Assessment.
2. Professional support: Regular professional development activities are held to upgrade the professional knowledge and attitude of the teachers. Our school also benefits from the service of teacher-education specialists acting as volunteer professional development consultants.
3. Learning community: Teachers are open-minded to enrich their subject knowledge and refresh their pedagogy. They are willing to share among themselves through collaborative lesson preparations, peer lesson observations.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, extra-curricular activities, co-curricular activities, etc.) : Extended curriculum activities are extensions of our formal curriculum, including a rich variety of content and a multiplicity of modes.
1. Academic contest teams and societies (which won international and local awards in recent years);
2. Sports Teams (especially rope skipping, volleyball and soccer);
3. Cultural Teams: Orchestras (instruments are upgraded by a $300K funding), school TV crew, etc;
4. Service Teams: Student Union, prefects, houses, guidance ambassadors, uniform groups, social service group, etc;
5. Interest clubs
These activities and also the whole-school leadership training programmes allow students with different talents to fully develop their potential. Scholarships and financial support are provided to enable students to participate in activities beyond the school and overseas -- travel scholarships, awards for youth conferences, long and short term courses, visits and study tours, and opportunities to experience living overseas.
Others : 1. Students had satisfactory performance in the 2023 Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination.

2. Our School "LEARNT" Focus:
- Love and Care
- English Learning
- Aspiration of innovation
- Reading Literacy
- Nature Conservation
- Talent Cultivation

3. Our students are keen on participating activities in the field of academic as well as cultural arts. Our students have received honorable awards in international and territory-wide Science competitions. Our students also receive awards in the inter-school competitions such as Grantham Visual Arts Award, Healthy Poster Creation Contest, Hong Kong Schools Music and Speech Festival, Joint School Music Competition, NT Joint School Debating Competition, Asia International Mathematical Olympiad Open (HKMO Open) and Open Dance Contest.

4. Our students demonstrated gifted talents and outstanding performance in territory wide competitions. Students of our school Handball Team, Rope Skipping Team, Rugby Team, Beach Volley Ball Team and Soccer Team have been chosen as the members of the Hong Kong U-18 Team. They have represented Hong Kong for many ex-territorial games.

5. Our school continued to have outstanding performance in the promotion of education for sustainable development. After being assessed our effort and performance, and our school continued to be granted the “Exemplary School” status recognized by the National Working Committee in China for the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Project on Education for Sustainable Development. Moreover, our school was granted the Environmental Achievement Awards 2012 by the United Nations Environment Programme Foundation and Hong Kong Environmental Protection Association.

6. Our school has established an extensive and close social network in the community so that students can extend their learning opportunities beyond geographical barriers. We have strong social network through/with the support of the Queen Elizabeth School alumni. Besides, our school is/was the founder school of the Caretakers of the Environment International, Hong Kong Branch. We provide funding and opportunities for students to participate annually in international youth environment conferences. Our students have traveled to more than ten countries, including Sweden, Italy, Kenya, the United States, Poland, Dubai etc.
Direct public transportation to School : Light Rail: 705, 706, 751;
MTR Bus: K73;
KMB: 69M, 69C, 265B, 269B, 269C, 269M, 276B, E37, A37;
Citybus: 967, 969.
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