ALLIANCE PRIMARY SCHOOL, SHEUNG SHUI

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Ms. Wong So Chun
      • School Head Ms. Wan So Han
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • Sponsoring Body Kowloon Tong Church of the C.C. & M.A.
      • Religion Protestantism / Christianity
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1961
      • School Motto The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. --Proverb 9:10
      • School Size About 3932 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School -
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction Chinese(incl.: Putonghua)
      • 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 $30
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items $310
      • Other Charges -
    • School Facilities
      • Number of Classroom(s) 18
      • Number of School Hall(s) 1
      • Number of Playground(s) 1
      • Number of Library(ies) 1
      • Special Rooms Computer Room, Music Room, STEM Room, Visual Art Room, Language Room, Learning Support Room, Guidance Activity Room, Dancing Room, Student Guidance Room.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Ramp, Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
      • Others Small Group Teaching Room, PTA Resources Room, Running Track, APSSS Theatre and Multipurpose Activity Room.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 36.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 37
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 95%
        • Bachelor Degree 100%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 32%
        • Special Education Training 41%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 16%
        • 5 - 9 years 24%
        • 10 years or above 60%
    • Class Structure
      • 2018/19 School Year
        • P1 Number of classes 3
        • P2 Number of classes 3
        • P3 Number of classes 3
        • P4 Number of classes 3
        • P5 Number of classes 3
        • P6 Number of classes 3
        • Total 18
      • 2019/20 School Year (Based on the approval of EDB in 2019)
        • P1 Number of classes 3
        • P2 Number of classes 3
        • P3 Number of classes 3
        • P4 Number of classes 3
        • P5 Number of classes 3
        • P6 Number of classes 3
        • Total 18
    • Performance Assessment
      • Number of test(s) per year 2
      • Number of exam(s) per year 2
      • Streaming arrangement In P.1-P.4, PMI and CMI in Chinese lessons are implemented according to parents' preference. Streaming is used in P.5-P.6 to cater for learner diversity.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning Other than summative assessment, multiple assessment modes, e.g. project learning, listening, speaking, etc. are carried out to reveal students' performance. Formative assessment is also used to adjust teaching and learning progress. Assessment adaptations are made to cater for learners' diversities.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 8
      • Duration of each normal period 35
      • School starts at 8:10 AM
      • School ends at 3:25 PM
      • Lunch time 12:50 - 13:40
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life EatSmart School Accreditation Scheme is used to promote and practice healthy eating.
      • Remarks 36 lessons per week (15 lessons: 40 mins each, 21 lessons: 35 mins each). Remedial classes (30 mins) are set on Monday to Thursday. Morning assembly on different topics like religion, counselling and guidance, civic education, moral education, academic information, reading, etc. are held every morning. Afternoon assembly and Multiple-intelligence lessons are run bi-weekly.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation School administrative team, school development committee and subject & functional groups are led by IMC.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee IMC membership includes; Representatives of school sponsoring body, the Principal, elected representatives of teaching staff, parents, alumni and independent members of the community.
      • School Green Policy School-based guidelines on environmental protection are set. A wide range of activities are employed to cultivate energy-saving habits, like Hong Kong No Air Con Night, Earth Hour, Waste paper recycling programme, Zero Food-waste Week, Food waste recycling programme, Campus Broadcast, etc. In addition, to enhance our students' awareness and understanding of the culture of our country, Chinese Culture Day and morning assemblies about Chinese culture are held.
      • School's Major Concerns To cater for learning diversity, enhancing learning motivation and interest, improving learning effectiveness are the main concern. Guide students to recognize, appreciate and respect the value of life. Fortify the atmosphere of Life Education and reinforce students' positive values and attitudes in their lives.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies PMI in Chinese lessons is practiced. Shared book approach & writing process are used in English lessons. Problem-solving skills are taught in Maths lessons. Service-learning is promoted in GS lessons. STEM in project learning and cross-disciplinary thematic learning are included in school-based curriculum. Life-wide learning experiences and study tours are arranged for developing generic skills. Using tablets in learning and eLearning platform can enhance the effectiveness of teaching and foster the interaction in the classroom.
      • Development of Key Tasks Reading to Learning: Morning reading assembly on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Extensive reading strategies are taught and good reading habits are cultivated. A Buddy Reading programme and School-based Reading Award Scheme have been launched. Use of IT: IT lessons are provided. e-Learning programme and the use of tablets in teaching & learning are well developed. Project Learning: Self-learning skills and study skills are cultivated. Moral and Civic Education: Through lessons with class teachers, special curriculum 'Zippy's friends‧Zippy's friends', social issues discussion sessions, etc., positive thinking skills and values are delivered.
      • Development of Generic Skills Creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, problem-solving and self-learning skills are included in daily tasks, project learning, discovery learning and collaborative learning.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity High achievers are provided with gifted education and enrichment programmes. Reading enhancement programme. Tutorial classes are provided to train students with learning difficulties.
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education 1. A student support team is established. The team members include the educational psychologist, the school social worker, the student guidance teacher, SENCO and subject teachers. 2. Teaching assistants are employed in the implementation of the Whole School Approach to catering for student diversity. 3. School-based speech therapy service is hired to offer individual/group training/therapy sessions to students with speech and language impairment. 4. Reading, social and attention enhancement programme are provided to train students with SEN. 5. Adapted learning materials, homework strategies and/or assessment accommodation are provided to students in need. 6. Parent education, including seminars and training groups, is organized to equip parents with better understanding of children with SEN, and render their support in alignment with the school measures.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation Elements of gifted education are included in regular teaching. Off-site support is reinforced. School-based acceleration (assessment) policy, and task & assessment adaptation are set for students with SEN.
      • Home-School Co-operation Through different activities, we seek to foster family-teacher-student relationships and a genuine sense of belonging. For example, parents' talk, courses, parent-child activities, Respect Our Teachers Campaign and parent volunteers.
      • School Ethos Teachers and social workers are Christians with educational aspirations. A caring atmosphere is created on campus with a systematic value education plan. Positive values & attitudes, adversity management and a healthy lifestyle are all demonstrated.
      • School Development Plan 1. Catering for learning diversity; 2. Live out the value of life.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development Co-planning, lesson observations, workshops and seminars are organised to promote professional development.
      • Others Numerous scholarships are available to support studying and life-wide learning. Awards and prizes are provided to recognize excellence and outstanding achievements. Exchange programmes and study tours are held annually.

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