BISHOP WALSH PRIMARY SCHOOL

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Mr. Li Quing Fai
      • School Head Ms. Lo Shuk Yee
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • Sponsoring Body Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong
      • Religion Catholicism
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1963
      • School Motto Please refer to the Chinese version.
      • School Size About 3123 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School -
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction Chinese(incl.: Putonghua) and English
      • School Bus Service School Bus; Nanny van
      • Parent-Teacher Association Yes
      • Old Students' Association/ School Alumni Association Yes
    • 2019/2020 Annual School Charges
      • School Fee -
      • Tong Fai
      • PTA Fee $25
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items $300
      • Other Charges -
    • School Facilities
      • Number of Classroom(s) 24
      • Number of School Hall(s) 1
      • Number of Playground(s) 2
      • Number of Library(ies) 1
      • Special Rooms CAL Room, Computer Room, Remedial Rooms, Dance Studio, Visual Art Room, Music Room, English Activity Room, Conference Room, Library and Prayer Room.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Ramp, Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
      • Others Garden, Interactive Learning Area and TV station.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 43.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 43
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 100%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 30%
        • Special Education Training 47%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 16%
        • 5 - 9 years 9%
        • 10 years or above 75%
    • Class Structure
      • 2018/19 School Year
        • P1 Number of classes 4
        • P2 Number of classes 4
        • P3 Number of classes 4
        • P4 Number of classes 4
        • P5 Number of classes 4
        • P6 Number of classes 4
        • Total 24
      • 2019/20 School Year (Based on the approval of EDB in 2019)
        • P1 Number of classes 4
        • P2 Number of classes 4
        • P3 Number of classes 4
        • P4 Number of classes 4
        • P5 Number of classes 4
        • P6 Number of classes 4
        • Total 24
    • Performance Assessment
      • Number of test(s) per year 2
      • Number of exam(s) per year 2
      • Streaming arrangement Streaming according to students' English academic abilities in Primary 5 and 6.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning Introduce different modes of assessment, self assessment, peer assessment and parent assessment in order to enhance teaching and learning. Through Project Learning and Thematic Learning, we implement assessment for learning and diversify modes of assessment.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 9
      • Duration of each normal period 35
      • School starts at 8:15 AM
      • School ends at 3:05 PM
      • Lunch time 12:45 - 13:35
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life We encourage students to maintain a healthy life style to become physically, mentally and spiritually healthy. We hold Fruit Day, Sports Day, Swimming Gala etc. annually. We are also members of different schemes such as the Healthy School, Environmental Protection Kids, Sport Act Award Scheme, School Physical Fitness Award Scheme and Smart Kids. We participate in healthy eating promotion projects.
      • Remarks To provide students with a wide range of learning experiences, a lot of learning activities associated with languages, sports, visual art and music are arranged.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation School Organization is divided into "Management and Organization", "Learning and Teaching" and "Student Support and School Ethos". Teachers are under different assigned groups that are led by the principal. School Management Committee supervises the school. School Alumni and School Executive Committee give valuable advice to school.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee It is formed by priest, principal, sponsoring body managers, teachers, parents and independent managers.
      • School Green Policy We promote healthy living and inculcate the values of caring for the environment among teachers and students. We participate in the Green Lunch Charter Scheme and Campus Low Carbon Plan.
      • School's Major Concerns 1. To follow the Holy Spirit and to search for the truth about God through self-control, faithfulness and gentleness. 2. To enhance learning performance through cross subject learning, e-learning and project learning.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies To enrich students' learning experiences, we follow the Language-rich Environment Policy. In addition, we encourage students to participate in some world-wide recognized exams and overseas learning tours. Diversified learning activities are also arranged. Through religious education, students experience the spirit of Christ.
      • Development of Key Tasks 1. To uphold and pass on the five core values of Catholic education to students and to develop and nurture a positive school culture through varied learning experiences. 2. To provide diversified learning opportunities for students so as to cater for their varied needs in an ideal learning environment.
      • Development of Generic Skills To develop students' skills of communications, critical thinking, creativity and self-directed learning.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity Adaptation of curriculum, homework and assessments for students with learning difficulties. Training for gifted students is provided. Students Guidance teacher supports students in need. Support for students and parents regarding the transition from P.6 to S.1 and kindergarten to P.1 is arranged.
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education Different levels of learning tasks are designed so as to cater the different abilities of the students. Special arrangements on the adjustment of homework and assessment are set for SEN students. Besides, there are elite classes, enrichment classes, reinforcement classes, remedial classes, morning reading sessions and Speech Therapy training. Moreover, gifted students are recommended to participate in courses of Gifted Education organized by different institutes.
      • Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: Small groups training of after school homework classes are arranged for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation 1. Primary Literacy Programme Reading and Development of Test Sets (DTS) 2. Maths Curriculum adaptation for P.1-P.6. 3. All Chinese lessons are conducted in Putonghua. 4. EDB On-site Professional Support Services on Maths subject. 5. Multi-level Leadership Network for SDL Innovation to Adance STEM Development.
      • Home-School Co-operation In order to strengthen the bond between School and Parents, the PTA holds a variety of activities, such as annual outings, workshops for parents, interesting classes and a flag-selling day, for parents and students to serve the community together. Parents are kept up to date on the school news through our publications, school webpage and WhatsApp messages.
      • School Ethos Uphold the Christian spirit, we nurture our students with five core values of Catholic education - Truth, Justice, Love, Life and Family and develop them to be self-motivated, confident and well-behaved.
      • School Development Plan To bring up healthy kids with school based religious and life education and the healthy school schemes; to develop self-directed learning of students; to cater for individual differences through small class teaching; to promote language abilities through language rich learning environment, overseas learning tours and campus TV; to promote gifted education; to upgrade the wireless network for development of E-learning.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development To develop school learning community with long term development plan and enhance teachers' effectiveness of teaching and learning.
      • Others Sister School Scheme

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