CARITAS CHARLES VATH COLLEGE

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  • Secondary School Information
    • School Information
      • District Islands
      • Other District(s)
      • Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee Mr. Tam Kwok Hung Peter
      • Principal Mr. Wong Wai (MSc., BSc., PGDE)
      • School Type DSS
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • School Size About 7608 Sq. M
      • Sponsoring Body Caritas Hong Kong
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established Not Applicable
      • Religion Catholicism
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 2003
      • School Motto Be Faithful, Diligent and Stay Simple, Love God and One Another
      • Parent-Teacher Association Yes
      • Student Union / Association No
      • Past Students’ Association / School Alumni Association Yes
    • School Charges
      • S1 -
      • S2 -
      • S3 -
      • S4 $8400
      • S5 $8400
      • S6 $8400
      • Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($): $30
      • Students' Association Membership Fee($): -
      • Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): -
      • Other Charges / Fees($): -
    • School Facilities
      • School Facilities: In order to provide students with diversified development, our school has been equipped with different recreation rooms such as Dancing Room, English Corner, Studio and Chapel. Other special rooms such as Cosmetology Room, Multi-media Learning Centre (MMLC), Art Room, Animation Room and Interactive Computer Room are also available for the purpose of teaching the NSS subjects.
      • Facility for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs: Accessible lift, Accessible toilet and tactile guide path plan.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head)
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment: 10
      • Total number of teachers in the school: 8
      • Qualifications and Professional TrainingPercentage of teaching staff (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : 88%
        • Bachelor Degree: 100%
        • Master / Doctorate Degree or above : 38%
        • Special Education Training : 0%
      • Working ExperiencesPercentage of teaching staff (%)
        • 0-4 years : 50%
        • 5-9 years : 37%
        • 10 years or above : 13%
    • 2019/2020 Class Structure
      • S1 0
      • S2 0
      • S3 0
      • S4 2
      • S5 2
      • S6 2
    • Subjects Offered
      • Subjects Offered in 2019/2020 School YearS.1 - S.3
        • Chinese as the medium of instruction : -
        • English as the medium of instruction : -
        • Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : -
      • Subjects Offered in 2019/2020 School YearS.4 - S.6
        • Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies, Tourism & Hospitality Studies, Information & Communication Technology, Visual Arts, Design & Applied Technology, Physical Education
        • English as the medium of instruction : English Language
        • Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : Ethics & Religious Studies, Extensive Reading, School of Practice, Work-based Learning Programmes (Tour Escorts/Tourist Guide) and (STEM)
      • Subjects to be Offered in 2020/2021 School YearS.1 - S.3
        • Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese language, Putonghua, Chinese History (Pending for Approval)
        • English as the medium of instruction : English Language (Pending for Approval)
        • Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : Mathematics, Life and Society, Ethics and Religious Studies, Integrated Science, Computer Literacy, Creative Technology, Music, Visual Arts, Physical Education (Pending for Approval)
      • Subjects to be Offered in 2020/2021 School YearS.4 - S.6
        • Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies, Tourism & Hospitality Studies, Visual Arts, Physical Education, Information & Communication Technology, Design & Applied Technology, Ethics & Religious Studies
        • English as the medium of instruction : English Language
        • Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : Ethics & Religious Studies, Extensive Reading, School of Practice, Work-based Learning Programmes (Tour Escorts/Tourist Guide) and (STEM)
    • Secondary One Admission, Orientation Activities & Healthy School Life
      • Secondary One Admission Offers Year-Round Admission for any pupils from all school districts. S.1 Admission Criteria & Weightings: 20% on the "Rank Order List" and Academic Performance over the past 2 years for reference purpose; 20% on the conduct for the past 2 years; 20% on extra-curricular activities, services and awards; 40% on interviews (20% for Chinese and English abilities; 20% for Manner, Communication skills and self-care ability).
      • Orientation Activities and Healthy Life Students and their parents are invited to attend Orientation Day and Workshops in which they are introduced to the school mission, special features and curriculum of the school so as to promote the Home-School co-operations. It also helps newly admitted students to adapt to the school life. S.1 orientation program including bridging courses and workshops will be organized in the summer vacation, e.g., English Bridging Summer Course, Taster course for academic subjects and workshop for Parents, etc. Throughout the year, a variety of student development programs will be provided e.g., S.1 Parents Meeting, All-round Education Curriculum and Tutoring Course. There are two class teachers in every S.1 class to take care of and meet the needs of every student.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management
        • (1)School's Major Concerns 1) To Improve the Effectiveness of Existing Practices with Focuses on School Administration, Teaching and Learning and Student Development. 2) To Strengthen Student Responsibility, Accountability and Self-management. 3) To Establish a Specialized School in line with the Direction of School Development.
        • (2) School Management Organisation: A structural administrative system with professional leadership is in place to better the utilization of resources.
        • (3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee: Caritas Charles Vath College School Management Committee Limited
        • (4) School Green Policy: 1) Using T5 lamp and using AC adapter. 2) Use environmentally friendly faucets, immediately closed after use. 3) Recycling of waste paper, aluminum cans and plastic bottles. 4) Air-conditioners in classrooms will only be turned on when the temperature is higher than 25 degrees Celsius.
      • Learning and Teaching Plan
        • (1) Whole-school Language Policy: Language subjects acted as core subjects, the school actively provides resources and supports, so that students' reading, writing, listening and speaking skills can be enhanced through daily lessons, co-curricular activities, cross-curricular activities and after-school activities.
        • (2) Learning and Teaching Strategies: 1) A learner-centred curriculum is designed to provide our students with more learning opportunities so as to explore their potential. 2) Our teachers are encouraged to adopt the learner-centered teaching approach so that students can master the knowledge, skills and attitude acquired more effectively. 3) To enable our students to meet the needs of the society, we provide recognized qualifications other than the HKDSE and interesting and enlightening subjects other than the core to help cultivate their many talents. 4) To enhance students' interest in reading, our school has spared no effort in promoting reading to our students.
        • (3) School-based Curriculum: 1. Electives: 2X. Elective Subjects: Tourism and Hospitality Studies, Visual Arts, Design and Applied Technology, Information and Communication Technology, Physical Education2. Curriculum highlights: Our school is keen on offering School-Based Programmes and Courses of Convergence. Students can learn from real and challenging tasks apart from coping with the public exam. This experience ensures them an advantage to devote in professional jobs or entering associate degrees.
        • (4) Development of Key Tasks: 1) Bridging programmes have been provided to cater for the diversities of students' learning background and abilities; 2) Through self-directed learning, students will be provided a comfortable learning pace; 3) Collaborations of cross-curricular including STEM are encouraged in order to provide practical learning experience from the integration and applications among subjects.
        • (5) Career and Life Planning: The school promotes the vocational education. By providing School of Practice & Work-based Learning Programmes, students can have the opportunity to prepare for their future studies and career pathway so as to achieve the results of career and life planning.
      • Student Support
        • (1) Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity: To continue with the integrated education policy in junior secondary, our school provides a good learning environment for our students to adapt to the school life more easily. CCVC is going to fully unleash students’ potentials to provide excellence in a more comprehensive quality service and enable whole-person development for them through a complete secondary education.
        • (2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education: To provide quality educational services through catering for student diversity and SEN so as to develop the potentials of every student, to promote mutual respect of individual differences among teachers and students and to cultivate an inclusive school culture.
        • (4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment: 1) Formative and summative assessments are employed, so that students' performance in class, assignments, tests, examinations as well as their participation in co-curricular activities are all taken into consideration. 2) Based on the results of the assessments, teachers can make an adjustment in the curriculum and conduct follow-up actions such as holding enhancement and remedial classes, co-curricular activities and so on.
        • (5) School Fee Remission Our school offers full school fee remission or 1/2 school fee remission. Needy students, including those from families receiving the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) and students receiving financial assistance provided by the Student Financial Assistance Agency (SFAA) could apply for fee remission. - Please visit the in our school’s website for details of school fee remission scheme, including the family income limits.
      • Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
        • (1) Home-School Co-operation: To allow greater learner support, it is our mission to cultivate a positive school culture and ethos, to promote an all-round education and to establish close rapport with parents and external organizations.
        • (2) School Ethos: To establish a positive school culture and school spirit so as to promote the idea of "Whole-Person Education".
      • Future Development
        • (1) School Development Plan: 1) To Improve the Effectiveness of Existing Practices with Focuses on School Administration, Teaching and Learning and Student Development. 2) To Strengthen Student Responsibility, Accountability and Self-management. 3) To Establish a Specialized School in line with the Direction of School Development.
        • (2) Teacher Professional Training and Development: Teacher development and training provide teachers to understand the goals and policy of the school so as to enhance their sense of belonging to the school and the spirit of working as a team. Throughout the Staff Development Days, teachers are encouraged to take part in various workshops, seminars and discussions so that they have more chances to exchange the experiences. As a consequence, teachers' competence in teaching, classroom management skills, counselling skills and so on can be enhanced.
      • Life-wide Learning Activities including Five Essential Learning Experiences, Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc. In order to develop students' potentials to the full, the school will hold various kinds of Co-curricular Activities such as outings, exhibitions, solo-verse and choral speaking competition. Whole-school activities like assemblies, English Speaking Day, Christmas & Festivals Thematic Activities, Life-wide Learning Day and Civic Carnival will be organized to enrich students' learning experience outside classroom.
      • Others The school offers scholarships to provide learning-related assistance to students with financial difficulties.
      • Direct public transportation to School By Lantau bus No. 37, or 38X during peak hours from Tung Chung MTR Station to Chung Yat Street. Students can also take Lantau bus No. 39M to Mun Tung Estate and followed by a 5-minutes walk to school.
      • Remarks The school has been cooperating with Education Bureau to provide support to all senior secondary school students in Hong Kong since 2003. It provides a wide range of practical and practical courses for the purpose of establishing school-based curriculum and Secondary 4 to Secondary 6 Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education.
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