DR. CATHERINE F. WOO MEMORIAL SCHOOL

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Dr. Cheung Francis
      • School Head Ms. Li Mei Sheung
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • Sponsoring Body The Encouragement of Character Training for the Youths of Hong Kong, Ltd
      • Religion Not Applicable
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1985
      • School Motto Magnanimity, Sincerity & Charity
      • School Size About 2318 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School -
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction Chinese
      • 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 $50
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items $310 (Employment of NET)
      • Other Charges -
    • School Facilities
      • Number of Classroom(s) 24
      • Number of School Hall(s) 1
      • Number of Playground(s) 1
      • Number of Library(ies) 1
      • Special Rooms STEM Lab, Discovery Lab, Ironman Training Base, Campus TV, Computer Rooms, Music Room, Visual Arts Room, Fun Planet (English Room), Language Activity Room, Voice Out Corner.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Ramp, Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
      • Others Teaching Aids Room, Teachers' Conference Room, Parent-teacher Association Room.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 47.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 49
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 96%
        • Bachelor Degree 100%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 20%
        • Special Education Training 47%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 41%
        • 5 - 9 years 8%
        • 10 years or above 51%
    • 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 For Primary 2-6, according to the students' language proficiency, they are streamed to classes to cater learning diversity. For Primary 1, they are distributed with an average number of boys and girls.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning We continuously optimize assessment for learning. We also carry out diversified assessment in which the development of moral education, affection, creativity, sports and arts are highly measured.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 8
      • Duration of each normal period 40
      • School starts at 7:45 AM
      • School ends at 2:50 PM
      • Lunch time 11:55 - 12:55
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life Setting up 'Healthy School' Policy, our school vigorously promotes healthy living through EatSmart School Accreditation Scheme (ESAS), Joyful Fruit Day, Morning Physical Exercise, and so on in order to reinforce pupils' knowledge and help pupils foster a positive attitude towards healthiness.
      • Remarks Students are encouraged to join various kinds of activities provided by different subjects. Including fitness cycling, wall climbing, ball games, musical instrumental practising, music appreciation and language arts games etc.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation Under the supervision of our Incorporated Management Committee, the school supervisor, the school head and the vice-principals strive to monitor and promote high quality of the four domains. They also collaborate with various administrative, academic and functional groups, under the assistance of our middle managers.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee The Incorporated Management Committee strive to monitor and promote school quality.
      • School Green Policy Pupils are encouraged to love nature. We set up school-based green policy to input sustainable development concepts to pupils by participating visits, excursions, seminars and services.
      • School's Major Concerns 1. To optimize pedagogical strategies for self learning. 2. Enhance the power of positive character.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies We implement joint-class activities, project learning and others according to our school-based curriculum design. Each subject offers diversified learning activities to enhance pupils' generic skills such as problem-solving, analysis, communication and IT. There are cross-curricular project learning to develop pupils' generic skills and to reinforce their learning.
      • Development of Key Tasks 1. There are different reading award schemes and cross-curricular reading projects to develop reading habits. 2. We promote e-learning, P.4 - P.6 pupils join BYOD scheme to extend pupils' self-learning. 3. We develop school-based moral curriculum supplemented by positive education and life education. 4. Cross-curricular project learning and STEM are developed to foster pupils' generic skills.
      • Development of Generic Skills Generic skills are developed through cross-curriculum and life-wide learning.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity The school provides programmes for gifted pupils in different areas. They aim to help them extend their potential. The school also gives full support to assist pupils with learning difficulties by offering after-school remedial classes, homework guidance groups, Primary 1 support classes and speech therapy. The aim of these arrangements is to develop pupils' confidence and ability.
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education The school gives full support to assist pupils with learning difficulties by offering curriculum adaptation, after-school remedial classes, homework guidance groups, Primary 1 support classes and speech therapy etc. to implement Integrated Education.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation Promotion of learning and teaching proficiency can be achieved through collaborative lesson planning and curricular programmes with external resources.
      • Home-School Co-operation We keep close contact with parents through various communication means such as PTA activities, Parents Conferences, Parents' Workshops and Seminars, Parents' Positive Education and so on. All these enhance mutual understanding and cooperation between the school and parents as well as to promote healthy development of the pupils.
      • School Ethos Implementation of moral education always comes as the first priority of our whole person education. We cultivate virtues and values to pupils. Nurture them with kind hearts, life skills and readiness to serve our country and community.
      • School Development Plan 1. Extend and optimize school-based moral education. 2. Promote pedagogical research and professional exchange. 3. Develop creative and liberal education.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development To further promote learning and teaching proficiency through developing a learning mode, the school organizes school-based professional development days and training sessions according to the needs and development trends of our school.
      • Others It is our vision that everyone of our students could thrive in a fun-filled campus of dreams and wisdom. We help to unlock their full potential.

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