SHARON LUTHERAN SCHOOL

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Mr. Chan Chu Chung
      • School Head Ms. Yum Chuk Kiu
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • Sponsoring Body The Lutheran Church Hong Kong Synod
      • Religion Protestantism / Christianity
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1971
      • School Motto Build up ourselves and others; Strive for excellence
      • School Size About 5700 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School -
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction Chinese(incl.: Putonghua) and English
      • School Bus Service Nanny van
      • Parent-Teacher Association Yes
      • Old Students' Association/ School Alumni Association Yes
    • 2019/2020 Annual School Charges
      • School Fee -
      • Tong Fai
      • PTA Fee $20
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items $300
      • Other Charges -
    • School Facilities
      • Number of Classroom(s) 28
      • Number of School Hall(s) 1
      • Number of Playground(s) 1
      • Number of Library(ies) 1
      • Special Rooms Computer Room, Music Room, English Room, Art and Craft Room, Drama/Dance Room, Distance Learning Room, Multi-purpose Room, Chapel, Happy Wonderland.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
      • Others All classrooms have computers, projectors and visualizers.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 53.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 56
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 100%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 38%
        • Special Education Training 36%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 23%
        • 5 - 9 years 13%
        • 10 years or above 64%
    • Class Structure
      • 2018/19 School Year
        • P1 Number of classes 4
        • P2 Number of classes 4
        • P3 Number of classes 5
        • P4 Number of classes 5
        • P5 Number of classes 5
        • P6 Number of classes 5
        • Total 28
      • 2019/20 School Year (Based on the approval of EDB in 2019)
        • P1 Number of classes 5
        • P2 Number of classes 4
        • P3 Number of classes 4
        • P4 Number of classes 5
        • P5 Number of classes 5
        • P6 Number of classes 5
        • Total 28
    • Performance Assessment
      • Number of test(s) per year 0
      • Number of exam(s) per year 2
      • Streaming arrangement Mixed ability grouping for P.1 - P.6.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning Assessment includes knowledge, skills and attitudes. Multiple modes of assessment are used, e.g. coursework, oral presentations, projects, self-designed tasks, performance assessment, activity records, exams, etc. All subjects adopt continuous assessment to replace traditional pencil-and-paper tests for formative assessment.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 7
      • Duration of each normal period 40
      • School starts at 8:15 AM
      • School ends at 3:25 PM
      • Lunch time 12:35 - 13:35
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life We participate in the 'sportACT Award Scheme', 'Jump Rope For Heart Programme' and the 'Physical Fitness Award Scheme'. Besides this, we have 'Healthy Exercise' every Friday.
      • Remarks School ends at 2:40 p.m. on Fridays.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management
        • School Management Organisation The school sponsoring body is The Lutheran Church Hong Kong Synod. The school is managed by the Incorporated Management Committee.
        • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee The Incorporated Management Committee of this school was established in 2007. The composition of the IMC includes School Sponsoring Body Managers, School Principal, Teacher Managers, Parent Managers, Alumni Manager and Independent Manager.
        • School Green Policy The school sets up recycling bins, implements guidelines for using air-conditioning wisely and works together with the PTA on recycling projects.
        • School's Major Concerns Development of a joyful, caring school with international culture. Please also refer to our school website.
      • Learning and Teaching Plan
        • Learning & Teaching Strategies Our school strives to develop an international culture campus and focuses on biliterate and trilingual education. We emphasize the development of IT skills and independent learning ability. We also emphasize the development of good reading habits and promote life-wide learning as well as project learning. Our curriculum, which includes 'Drama', 'Literacy' and 'Community Service' modules, is innovative. The Gifted Education Scheme has been established.
        • Development of Key Tasks 1. Reading to learn: through teaching Literature, Morning Reading, Reading Award Scheme, and promotion of online reading. 2. Using IT for interactive learning: development of e-learning, e-forum and Skype Session. 3. Project learning: applied at all year levels. 4. Moral and Civic education: through assemblies, PSE lessons, service learning, whole-school activities and competitions, etc.
        • Development of Generic Skills 1. Offer Drama as part of the curriculum; 2. Implement "Community Service" module; 3. Conduct cross-disciplinary learning; 4. Promote self-learning at all year levels.
      • Student Support
        • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity We have a professional team to support students, including educational psychologist, student guidance teacher, social worker and speech therapist. Moreover, we encourage peer support by implementing the "Caring Angel Scheme" and "Paired Reading Scheme".
        • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education Teaching adaptation and assessment accommodation, remedial learning groups, training on social skills, speech therapy services.
        • 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; appoints additional teacher(s)/teaching assistant(s) to support NCS students’ learning of Chinese; arranging intensive Chinese learning and teaching mode(s), e.g. pull-out learning if necessary, split-class/group learning, etc.; developing school-based Chinese Language curriculum and/or adapting learning and teaching materials; and organising cultural integration activities.
        • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation We provide instructional and assessment accommodation for students with special needs. Moreover, we have enrichment programmes such as "Creative Thinking Course", "Young Talent Scheme for Chinese", "After-school Enrichment Course", "Maths Olympiad", etc. for more-able students. We also offer IRTP and remedial classes for less-able students.
      • Home-School Co-operation Our school emphasizes home-school communication. We work closely with parents through the PTA and have parent managers in the IMC. Throughout the year, we organise many parent-child activities, e.g. Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration Evening; family activities, annual spring picnic, flag-selling day. We launch the 'Outstanding Parents' Award Scheme' to encourage parents to participate actively in school activities and work as volunteers to support school development. We also promote parents' education to help their children's growth and learning.
      • School Ethos 1. We love and care for our students to create a caring school campus. 2. We emphasize class building to create a happy and autonomous learning environment for students. 3. We emphasize teachers' professional development and work in collaboration with various universities and educational bodies to enhance learning and teaching. 4. We emphasize cooperation with parents and links with the community to promote students' whole person development. 5. We emphasize links with alumni to facilitate school development.
      • Future Development
        • School Development Plan 1. Broaden students' international horizons and equip them for the future. 2. Enhance effective learning and teaching and develop students' creativity. 3. Nurture our students to 'Better themselves, Serve others and Be creative' and practise quality Christian education.
        • Teacher Professional Training & Development 1. To enhance teaching and learning by implementing collaborative lesson planning, peer observation and open classes. 2. To actively participate in partnership programmes with the EDB and universities to enhance professional development.
        • Others Provision of a rich English learning environment with 4 Native-speaking English teachers.

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