THE EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG JOCKEY CLUB PRIMARY SCHOOL

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Mr. Stephen Hui Chin Yim
      • School Head Mrs. Duthie Chuang Sha Li Shirley
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • Sponsoring Body The EdUHK Schools Limited
      • Religion Not Applicable
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 2002
      • School Motto A passion for learning towards excellence
      • School Size About 7000 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School -
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction Chinese & English
      • School Bus Service School Bus
      • Parent-Teacher Association Yes
      • Old Students' Association/ School Alumni Association No
    • 2019/2020 Annual School Charges
      • School Fee -
      • Tong Fai
      • PTA Fee $50
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items $500 (Fees for specific purposes)
      • Other Charges -
    • School Facilities
      • Number of Classroom(s) 25
      • Number of School Hall(s) 1
      • Number of Playground(s) 2
      • Number of Library(ies) 1
      • Special Rooms Amphitheatre, Multi-Purpose Hall, Computer Room, English Room, General Studies Room, Dance Room, Visual Arts Room, CoolThink@JC Studio and Remedial Classrooms.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Ramp, Accessible lift, Accessible toilet and Visual fire alarm system.
      • Others Students can use the facilities at EdUHK, such as the library, indoor swimming pool, football pitch, Pak Shek Kok Sports Ground.
    • 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 54
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 100%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 48%
        • Special Education Training 25%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 37%
        • 5 - 9 years 19%
        • 10 years or above 44%
    • Class Structure
      • 2018/19 School Year
        • P1 Number of classes 5
        • P2 Number of classes 5
        • P3 Number of classes 5
        • P4 Number of classes 3
        • P5 Number of classes 3
        • P6 Number of classes 3
        • Total 24
      • 2019/20 School Year (Based on the approval of EDB in 2019)
        • P1 Number of classes 4
        • P2 Number of classes 5
        • P3 Number of classes 5
        • P4 Number of classes 5
        • P5 Number of classes 3
        • P6 Number of classes 3
        • Total 25
    • Performance Assessment
      • Number of test(s) per year 0
      • Number of exam(s) per year 3
      • Streaming arrangement 1. Allocate P.1 - P.2 students from the same kindergarten in the same class. 2. Arrange P.1 - P.6 students into classes using Putonghua to teach Chinese according to their performances and learning needs.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning Conduct summative assessment three times each school year. Formative assessment includes students' performances in class, coursework and project work.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 8
      • Duration of each normal period 40
      • School starts at 8:40 AM
      • School ends at 3:40 PM
      • Lunch time 12:55 - 13:50
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life 1. The school was awarded the Silver Award in the Hong Kong Healthy Schools Award Scheme in 2014. 2. Promote healthy eating habits through a wide range of life-wide activities.
      • Remarks 1. Silent reading and morning exercise before school. 2. Reading Mum and Dad Scheme and mini concerts during lunch time. 3. Homeroom and self-study periods every day. 4. Library and computer room open for students at recess, lunch time and after school. 5. A wide range of after-school activities for students.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation The School has a clear management framework. The School Sponsoring Body, the Incorporated Management Committee, the Supervisor, the Principal, the School Executive Committee and the School Development Committee work collaboratively for the development of the school.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee The Incorporated Management Committee was set up in August 2011. The sponsoring body managers of the IMC include senior lecturers of the EdUHK who have profound knowledge of the philosophy and practice in education. The independent and parent managers are also renowned educators or professionals who are passionate about quality education.
      • School Green Policy 1. Utilize external resources to improve the school's energy-saving and environmental protection devices. 2. Organize various school-based activities such as Coastal Cleanup Day, Spring Cleaning, One Person One Flower Scheme and Little Gardeners Club to elevate students' awareness of environmental protection.
      • School's Major Concerns 1. Harness the potential of new technology to expand innovative educational practices and enhance students' learning experience. 2. Develop value education and promote positive values. 3. Establish a community of practice to enhance teachers' professionalism and competences.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies 1. The school aims to provide a balanced education of moral, intellectual, physical, social, aesthetic and spiritual development for students. Students gain knowledge in different areas, master a wide range of generic skills and develop positive values and attitudes. 2. The school aims to provide a biliterate and trilingual teaching and learning environment and develop STEM programmes to enhance students' critical and logical thinking skills. 3. The school promotes the implementation of eLearning to enhance the effectiveness of learning and teaching. 4. The school gains professional support from the Education University of Hong Kong and Curriculum Development Institute of EDB to develop our school-based curriculum. All programmes are established according to students' learning needs in order to create a student-centered learning environment and nurture students to strive for excellence.
      • Development of Key Tasks 1. The school is one of the 32 Network Schools in the "CoolThink@JC" Computational Thinking Education Programme. 2. Implement school-based Coding and STEM Programmes to develop students' computational thinking skills. 3. The school campus is fully equipped with a WiFi network system and has multi-media facilities to facilitate efficient eLearning activities. eBag classes are implemented in some upper primary classes. 4. Carry out cross-curriculum activities and project work to enhance students' higher-order thinking and generic skills. 5. Help students develop positive attitudes and values and promote moral and civic education through implementing a value education programme developed by the EDB and EdUHK. 6. Employ additional native English teachers to enrich the English learning environment. 7. Organize overseas study tours to broaden students' horizons. 8. Introduce "JA Be My Own Boss" programme to develop students' entrepreneurial skills.
      • Development of Generic Skills To fully develop students' communication, collaboration, creativity & study skills, the school promotes P.1-6 school-based cross-curriculum programmes which provide students with a wide range of learning activities including field trips, inquiry-based learning, science and engineering experiments as well as entrepreneurship experience in order to cultivate students' critical thinking and global perspective. Students also have the opportunities to showcase their learning outcomes in the programmes.
      • Student Support
        • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity 1. Implement enrichment and reinforcement programmes to cater for learner diversity and motivate students' learning interests. 2. Help Primary 1 students to adapt to the new learning environment through Primary 1 Transition Programme. 3. Participate in the Understanding Adolescent Project (Primary).
        • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education Establish the Learning Support Team support students with special educational needs.
        • Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of 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. 1. Implement School-Based Professional Support services. 2. Adopt a Buddy Reading Programme to enhance students' Chinese reading skills and interest.
        • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation Adapt curriculum, coursework and assessment based on students' learning needs.
      • Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
        • Home-School Co-operation 1. The PTA supports school development through voluntary work and fund-raising campaigns. 2. Maintain a good parent-teacher relationship through formal and informal communication channels such as sunshine calls and Parent's Day meetings.
        • School Ethos 1. Reinforce students' positive behaviour by introducing various award schemes. 2. Develop students' positive values and attitudes through organizing assembly and personal growth programmes as well as local and overseas study trips. 3. Implement a whole-school incentive programme to develop students' self-discipline and the attitude of gratitude. 4. Utilize external resources to promote moral and civic education. 5. Develop students' sense of responsibility through organizing Community Youth Club, Junior Police Call and Scout Association of Hong Kong.
      • School Development Plan 1. Foster a closer collaboration with the EDUHK and enhance teachers' professional development. 2. Optimize the use of data and teaching resources to enhance the effectiveness of teaching and learning. 3. Develop school-based Coding programmes to enhance students' computational thinking skills. 4. Develop eLearning and STEM programmes to showcase innovative teaching and learning. 5. Continue to play the role of 'Window School' and open our school for local and overseas educational visits.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development 1. Establish the Teachers' Professional Development Fund to subsidize teachers' participation in local and overseas professional training programmes. 2. Share school experiences in teaching and learning in local and international conferences to enhance teachers' professional growth. 3. Take part in curriculum projects run by different universities and institutes to boost the effectiveness of teaching and learning.
      • Others 1. Network Schools of the "CoolThink@JC" Computational Thinking Education Programme. 2. Microsoft Showcase School (2014-2019). 3. Micro:bit Champion School (2018). 4. PCM Best of IT Award 2018 (The Best STEM Technology Applications). 5. The City University of Hong Kong "The Most Harmonious School Campus" (2011). 6. The Hong Kong Institute of Architects Medal of the Year of Hong Kong (2002).

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