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粉嶺禮賢會中學
Fanling Rhenish Church Secondary School
Address: 1 Luen Yick Street, Luen Wo Market, Fanling, NT
Phone:   29473698    Email:   mail@frcss.edu.hk
Fax:   29474698    Website:   https://www.frcss.edu.hk/

School Mission

To help students develop morally, intellectually, physically, socially, aesthetically and spiritually; and to encourage students to strive for excellence in learning, to understand and exemplify Biblical truths, to fully equip themselves and to live a fulfilling life.

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School Information School Information
District : North
Other District(s) :
Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee : Dr. Mak Ki Yan
Principal (with qualifications / experiences) : Dr. Chan Chun Ping ( B.Eng. (CUHK), M.Phil. (CUHK), Dip. Ed. (CUHK), M.Ed. (HKU), D.Ed. (CUHK) )
School Type : Aided
Student Gender : Co-ed
Area Occupied by the School : About 7000 Sq. M
Name of Sponsoring Body : The Chinese Rhenish Church Hong Kong Synod
Incorporated Management Committee : Established
Percentage of School Supervisor and Managers Fulfilling the Training Targets : Not Applicable
Religion : Protestantism / Christianity
Year of Commencement of Operation : 1999
School Motto : Strive for excellence and bear witness to the Lord.
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 - $320  
S5 - $320  
S6 - $320  
Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual) ($) $50  
Student Union / Association Fee ($) $10  
Approved Charges for Non-standard Items (Annual)($) S.1-S.5: $300; S.6: $250  
Other Charges / Fees ($) -  
School Facilities School Facilities
Number of Classroom(s) : 32
School Facilities : Facilities upgrade this year: installation of soundproof panels in the assembly hall, a new conference room with a school history display, a multi-purpose room, renovation of the lobby of the main office. The Rhenish Innovative Lab encourages top STEM students to explore and do research. A new Analytical Science Laboratory equipped with professional analytical instruments has been established to enhance scientific exploration. The school hall and Student Activity Centre are equipped with an LED display wall. The Christian Education Centre, which includes a prayer room and a resource room, is established to foster students’ spiritual growth. The rSquare has small rooms, which enable communication between teachers and students, and creates a learning atmosphere. Opposite the school library is the self-study room with individual study spaces. A new fitness center with a variety of machines throughout the campus encourages teachers and students to exercise consistently. Other facilities include a perimeter jogging path and an English Language Learning Centre.
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 2023/2024 School Year Teaching Staff Information (including School Head) in the 2023/2024 School Year
Number of Teaching Posts in the Approved Establishment : 68
Total Number of Teachers in the School : 71
Qualifications and Professional Training : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
Teacher's Certificate / Diploma in Education : 93%
Bachelor Degree : 99%
Master / Doctorate Degree or above : 49%
Special Education Training : 24%
Years of Experience : Percentage of teaching staff (%)
0-4 years : 20%
5-9 years : 8%
10 years or above : 72%
2023/2024 Class Structure 2023/2024 Class Structure
    Number of classes
S1 : 5
S2 : 5
S3 : 5
S4 : 5
S5 : 5
S6 : 5
Subjects Offered Subjects Offered
Subjects Offered in the 2023/2024 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Putonghua, Geography, History, Chinese History, Computer Literacy, Visual Arts, Physical Education, Home Economics, Music, Learning Strategy (S.1), Life and Society (S.3), Religious Studies, Life Education (S.1, S.2).
English as the medium of instruction : English Language (including English Language Arts), Mathematics, Science (S.1 and S.2), Science (S.3 Chemistry Physics Biology)
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, Citizenship and Social Development, Geography, History, Chinese History, Economics, Information and Communication Technology, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Visual Arts, Aesthetic Development, Physical Education, Religious Studies, Life Education, Applied Learning.
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics (S.4), Chemistry (S.4), Physics (S.4), Biology (S.4)
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : Mathematics (S.5, S.6), Chemistry (S.5, S.6), Physics (S.5, S.6), Biology (S.5, S.6)
Subjects to be Offered in the 2024/2025 School Year : S.1 - S.3
Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Putonghua, Geography, History, Chinese History, Computer Literacy, Visual Arts, Physical Education, Home Economics, Music, Learning Strategy (S.1), Citizenship, Economics and Society (S.1), Life and Society (S.3), Religious Studies, Life Education (S.2).
English as the medium of instruction : English Language (including English Language Arts), Mathematics, Science (S.1 and S.2), Science (S.3 Chemistry Physics Biology)
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, Citizenship and Social Development, Geography, History, Chinese History, Economics, Information and Communication Technology, Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies, Visual Arts, Aesthetic Development, Physical Education, Religious Studies, Life Education, Applied Learning.
English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics (S.4, S.5), Chemistry (S.4, S.5), Physics (S.4, S.5), Biology (S.4, S.5)
Adopt a different medium of instruction by class or by group / school-based curriculum : Mathematics (S.6), Chemistry (S.6), Physics (S.6), Biology (S.6)

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 ).Students with good academic results in Primary Five and Six examinations and with good conduct grades are eligible to apply for discretionary places. Assessment criteria include applicants’ academic performance 40%, performance in other areas (including conduct, extra-curricular activities, community services, awards obtained etc.) 30% and the performance in the interview 30%.
Orientation Activities and Healthy Life : 1. Our school organizes an orientation programme for our Secondary One students every year. It aims to help students adapt to the new school life and master the skills and rules in collaborative learning. A bridge programme is conducted in August to familiarize students with the learning of Science and Mathematics through English as the medium of instruction. 2. Under the Big Brothers & Sisters (BBS) Scheme, senior students offer peer support and care to Secondary One students to help them adjust to the new learning environment. 3. A Parents’ Day is organized to enable parents of new students to learn more about our school and meet the class teachers. 4.We are committed to establishing a healthy school. The school stresses the importance of a healthy diet and regular exercise. Through organising different activities and leadership training, the school helps to build grit and cultivate resilience in our students.
School Characteristics School Characteristics
School Management
(1)School's Major Concerns : 1. To develop gifted education 2. To develop life education
(2) School Management Organisation : The Teacher Representative Committee facilitates communication between the Incorporated Management Committee and teachers. Our Improvement and Development Committee and the School Executive Committee play a leading role in the school's sustainable development. Furthermore, five divisions, including the Academic Affairs Division, School Affairs Division, Student Development Division and Discipline & Counselling Division and Professional Development Division implement school policies. Teachers and staff participate in school management with an open-minded and trusting attitude.
(3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee : The Incorporated Management Committee (IMC) consists of university professors, principals, church leaders, teachers, parents and alumni who maintain close contact with the School. The IMC plays an important role in leading and steering the School for continuous development.
(4) School Green Policy : The school has been promoting environmental education and carried out many energy saving policies to reduce the use of resources. Renewable energy is adopted through the installation of solar photovoltaic panels. Through the campus television network and assemblies, students are taught to protect the environment and encouraged to adopt a greener lifestyle. Student Environmental Protection Ambassadors are appointed in each junior class in to promote environmental awareness.
Learning and Teaching Plan
(1) Whole-school Language Policy : The school places a lot of emphasis on developing students' biliterate and trilingual abilities. To cater for learners' diversity, English classes in various forms are split into small groups and after-school tutorial classes are also arranged. S1–S3 Science and Mathematics, S4 Mathematics and Science subjects are all taught in English. This arrangement will extend to all senior forms gradually. Bridge programmes and after-school remedial classes are arranged to help S1 students adapt to using English as the medium of instruction. In order to promote an English-rich environment and cultivate self-directed learning among students, an English Vocabulary Self-learning Program is arranged in all forms. Our native English-speaking teachers teach English Language Arts in junior secondary classes and S6 oral lessons. The school also promotes English e-reading and organises various English-learning activities such as English Debate Team, English Week and study tours to English-speaking countries. Both the Chinese Panel and the English Panel encourage students to take part in the Speech Festival and the participants have won numerous prizes. Putonghua is taught in junior forms, emphasizing the training of students' listening and speaking skills.
(2) Learning and Teaching Strategies : 1. Gifted education is advocated to cater for different educational needs of students.
2. The school is student-oriented and adopts the approach of collaborative inquiry. It aims at developing students’ communication abilities, collaborative learning abilities and higher-order thinking skills.
3. To promote active learning, e-Learning is advocated and students are trained to develop good learning strategies and habits.
4. Through the implementation of collaborative lesson preparations, lesson observations and evaluations, our school aims at developing a professional learning community and enhancing the teaching and learning effectiveness.
5. The whole-school BYOD policy is implemented so as to foster and widen students’ learning capacity.
(3) School-based curriculum : 1. Electives: 2X and 3X. About 60% of students study three elective subjects. A diversified NSS curriculum is provided to allow students of different aptitudes, needs and abilities to reach their full potential.
2. Curriculum highlights:
a. English Language: English Language Arts is taught by the NET.
b. Computer Literacy: STEM elements are added.
c. S.1 Learning Strategy: Memorization, reading and note-taking skills are taught.
d. S.3 Life and Society: Topics like the Basic Law, Resources and Economic Activities, Social Systems and Citizenship are covered.
e. Aesthetics development: To enrich the vision and broaden the learning experience in arts of the students.
f. Life education: this subject is newly set up to guide students to explore the value and meaning of life, and to enhance their ability to cope with the challenges in an ever-changing world.
g. The school-based curriculum of Religious Studies covers biblical knowledge, ethics, social issues and so on. Pastoral staff from Chinese Rhenish Church co-teach with teachers and share their beliefs and life experiences with students.
h. The course entitled “No Apologies: The Truth about Life, Love and Sex” has been adopted in implementing sex education. It is conducted in Religious Studies lessons in which Christian values and sex education are introduced to students.
(4) Major Renewed Emphases in the School Curriculum : 1. Reading to Learn: Reading award schemes, lunchtime reading promotion activities and talks by popular authors etc. are organised to promote students’ interest in reading. Morning reading time, with the aim to cultivate reading habit, allows students to read their own e-books or printed books. Both Chinese and English teachers devote lesson time in teaching reading to enhance students’ in-depth understanding of the texts. In order to promote reading culture, teachers also produce video clips recommending good books in different disciplines.
2. Project Learning: The school emphasizes the development of generic skills, language usage and literacy in all subjects. Through involvement in science projects, Secondary One students cultivate an interest in science enquiry in their daily life. STEM elements are also added to Computer Literacy.
3. Information Technology for Interactive Learning: To support and promote a more interactive, self-paced and cooperative e-learning mode, the BYOD scheme is implemented. Students also conduct self-directed learning which suits their pace of learning.
4. Moral and Civic Education: The school endeavours to nurture positive values and attitudes among students with Christian principles, teaching students to love God, love others and themselves. To enhance students’ sense of belonging to the school, moral development and civic awareness, different kinds of activities are held. The school also advocates life education and organises regular community services for students.
(5) Life Planning Education : 1. Our school is awarded as a “Caring School” for cultivating a caring culture and healthy personal development through Life Planning activities.
2. Through organizing class teacher lessons, workshops, assemblies and alumni sharing, life planning education is implemented to foster students’ self-understanding, personal planning, goal setting, reflective habits of mind and articulation to progression pathways.
3. Life Planning Days, speed mentoring workshops, visits and job shadowing activities are held to enable students to explore more about their future career paths and understand latest workplace trends and requirements.
4. Individual and group counselling sessions are provided to help students understand more about their interests, character and aptitude.
5. Parents' talks are held regularly to equip parents for their children's life planning.
Student Support
(1) Whole School Approach to Catering for Learner Diversity : To enhance students' learning effectiveness and to cater for learner diversity, the school adopts the collaborative learning approach. The school has also set up the Gifted Education Team, which implements and monitors the development of Gifted Education programmes. To cater for individual differences, enhancement classes and remedial classes are organised for students after school.
(2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education : The school has established the "Integrated Education Student Support Team". With the efficient use of Learning Support Grants, additional staff members are employed and professional services are outsourced. The whole-school approach is adopted to support different types of students with special education needs. Specific measures include individual and group literacy training and learning support, behavioural, social, emotional management, junior tutorial classes, school-based speech therapy and educational psychology services. The provision of parent and teacher training aims to empower different parties to help students integrate into school life.
(4) Measures to provide adaptation for learning and assessment : Apart from administering a form test and an examination each term, the school implements multiple modes of assessments to assess students’ abilities and performance in various aspects.
Home-School Co-operation and School Ethos
(1) Home-School Co-operation : To foster better parent-school communication, not only does the Incorporated Management Committee include elected parents. Our School and The Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) organize yearly activities and seminars. It has also set up a scholarship to award students for outstanding conduct.
(2) School Ethos : Our school is of good ethos. Our Principal and teachers share the same philosophy of Christian education and beliefs. A whole-school approach in the enforcement of discipline and the provision of counseling services is adopted. Teachers are firm yet kind in dealing with students.
Students are courteous, well-disciplined, and have a positive attitude towards learning. They love the school and participate in different services actively. Students have a strong sense of belonging to the school. Peer relationships are harmonious, with senior students being willing to help their junior peers.
Future Development
(1) School Development Plan : 1. To develop gifted education.
2. To develop life education.
(2) Teacher Professional Training and Development : 1. The Professional Development Division is responsible to coordinate the professional development in various domains of our teachers, especially in the learning and teaching aspect.
2. Professional Development sharing sessions are organized to familiarize teachers with different e-learning tools. On Staff Development Days, teachers share teaching ideas and strategies to cater for students’ diverse needs.
3. The professionalism of teachers is enhanced through peer lesson observation, lesson planning, inspection of students' exercise books and sharing of teaching experiences.
4. Our two Economics teachers were awarded the Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence (Certificate of Merit). A Liberal Studies teacher has been awarded the Outstanding Teachers’ Award in the “Outstanding Teachers’ Award Election 2019” organised by Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers.
5. Our Tourism and Hospitality Studies teacher was selected as one of the Education Innovators by Ednovators. She designed cross-curriculum activities and integrated creativity and elements of personal growth into her lessons.
6. The School has joined the Programme on Planning Life Education in Primary/Secondary Schools in 2020-2022 School Year to enhance the school-based Life Education development.
Life-wide Learning (including Five Essential Learning Experiences to be provided through Key Learning Areas, extra-curricular activities, co-curricular activities, etc.) : 1. “Other Learning Experiences” clubs have been set up to enable students to further develop themselves morally, intellectually, physically, socially, aesthetically and spiritually. 2. Thirty-eight academic teams, sports teams, arts teams, service teams and uniform groups have been set up to widen students' horizons and develop their potential. 3. A Sports Promotion Coordinator is employed to promote sports programmes and enhance students’ participation in sports at school. 4. Senior form students are encouraged to be involved in social services to serve people in need in society. 5. Various leadership training programmes are organised for students to strengthen their skills and prepare them for future leadership roles. Different training camps are held for S.1 and S.4 students. Students are encouraged to set their own targets and develop generic skills. 6. The Hong Kong Award for Young People (AYP) is promoted to cultivate students with perseverance and the spirit of self-challenge. 7. Diversified assembly activities are held, including subject assemblies, life education, moral and civic education, career planning, Interactive Theater and the “Caring about Hong Kong” series etc. 8. The school is devoted to cultivating students’ spiritual growth and encouraging them to live out the faith. Regular activities include morning worship, student fellowship, prayer meeting, Gospel Week and meeting for Christian students. Junior form and S.6 Gospel Camps are organised annually.
Others : The School endeavours to help students develop morally, intellectually, physically, socially, aesthetically and spiritually. Students have achieved very encouraging public examination results and have been admitted to degree programmes such as CUHK Medicine(MBChB) Programme, HKU Bachelor of Business Administration (Law) and Bachelor of Laws (double degree), CUHK Enrichment Mathematics, CUHK Pharmacy and CUHK architecture, et. al. (Please refer to our school website for public examination results.) Students have received numerous awards in various inter-school activities and competitions. Our STEM teams have received various honours. Here are some examples:
1. Hong Kong Student Science Project Competition: 1st runner-up and Most Potential Award
2. Ancient and Modern China Virtual Tour Design Competition: Champion
3. The Greater Bay Area STEM Excellence Award 2023 (HKSAR): Silver Award
4. EdUHK Artificial Intelligence and Innovation Technology Competition: 1st runner-up
5. ERSI China (HK) 25th Anniversary STEAM Cup – Multi-subjects ArcGIS StoryMaps GIS
Application Competition 2022-2023: 2nd runner-up
6. PAP International Mathematics Invitation Competition 2023: two 2nd prizes, three 3rd prize, four Merits
7. Merits and Distinguished Prizes in various competitions like the Hong Kong Science Fair, the Hong Kong Youth Science and Technology Innovation Competition, the Hong Kong ICT Award, and the 2022/23 Statistical Project Competition
Besides STEM, here are some of the awards from other domains:
1. 2023 Hong Kong 200 Project Award: Silver Prize
2. The North District Secondary School Principals' Association (NDSSPA) Inter-School English Story-telling and Public Speaking Contests 2022-23: 1st Runner-up (Senior Section)
3. The 74th Hong Kong Schools English Speech Festival: Chinese Solo one Champion and two 2nd Runners-up; English Bible Speaking Class one Champion and 17 Certificates of Merit (other entries)
4. The 3rd Hong Kong Schools Speech Competition 2022: one Champion, one Gold Prize
5. The 12th Intervarsity Creative Writing Competition: Young Writer Award
6. Metta x A Nice Gift Cup Design Competition: 2nd runner-up
7. The 38th Sing Tao Inter-school Debating Competition: Best Debater Award
8. Joint School Music Competition: one Gold Award, three Silver Awards
9. Hong Kong Jump Rope Championship 2023: two Champions, two 1st runners-up, three second runners-up, five third runners-up
10. Honours and prizes in various competitions like the Hong Kong School Drama Festival, the Hong Kong Track Cycling Race Championship, and the Inter-school Athletics Competition.
Direct public transportation to School : Buses: 70K, 73B, 78A, 78K, 79K, 261, 270C, 277A, 277X, 278A, 278K, 279X, 373, 673, A43;
Minibuses via Luen Wo Market: 52A, 52B, 52K, 54A, 54K, 55K, 56A, 56B, 56C, 56K, 501A, 501K.
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Last revision date: 5/12/2023