HOLY ANGELS CANOSSIAN SCHOOL

Details
  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Sister Wong Pui Ling Virginia
      • School Head Ms. Au Man Yi
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Girls
      • Sponsoring Body Canossian Missions
      • Religion Catholicism
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1958
      • School Motto Humility and Charity
      • School Size About 2300 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School St. Mary's Canossian College
      • Feeder Secondary School -
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction Chinese
      • 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 $130
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items $100
      • Other Charges -
    • School Facilities
      • Number of Classroom(s) 18
      • Number of School Hall(s) 0
      • Number of Playground(s) 2
      • Number of Library(ies) 1
      • Special Rooms Activity Room, Music Room, Multi-purpose Room, Language Learning Room, Computer Room, STEM Room, Remedial Teaching Rooms and Prayer Room.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Ramp, Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
      • Others Campus Radio.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 33.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 33
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 97%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 33%
        • Special Education Training 39%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 21%
        • 5 - 9 years 18%
        • 10 years or above 61%
    • 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 To cater for learner diversity, the higher ability class of each level would use Putonghua to learn Chinese language and the other two classes would be mixed ability classes. The streaming arrangement would start from Primary 2 according to students' academic performance.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning Apart from test and examination, diversified modes of assessment such as self, peer and parent assessment, learning attitude assessment are adopted. Analysing and evaluating of written assessment results aim at improving learning and teaching. Besides, for those with marked learning difficulties, assessment adaptation is provided.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 9
      • Duration of each normal period 35
      • School starts at 8:10 AM
      • School ends at 3:25 PM
      • Lunch time 12:10 - 13:00
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life Every Monday is Sports Day. Students have regular exercise on eyes and spine. Through organising different activities, we expect to raise their awareness on environmental protection and promote healthy lifestyle. The lunch monitoring team maintains food safety and food quality.
      • Remarks -
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation The Incorporated Management Committee is chaired by the Supervisor. The Principal manages the school with the assistance of Deputy Head, middle managers, panel chairs and coordinators from different subject groups. There are four administration groups named as 'Management & Organisation', 'Learning & Teaching', 'Student Support & School Ethos', 'Student Development'.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee The Incorporated Management Committee includes: The Supervisor, Sponsoring Body Managers, the Principal (ex officio member), Teacher Managers, Parent Managers, Alumni Manager and Independent Manager.
      • School Green Policy The campus greening and recycling scheme enables the students to live an environmentally friendly life.
      • School's Major Concerns Major Concern 1: To nurture students to become self-directed learners through effective learning and teaching strategies. Major Concern 2: To enrich students' experiences, broaden their horizons and promote students' well-rounded development. Major Concern 3: To foster a strong sense of belonging to the school, all stakeholders are invited to participate in our celebratory events.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies To ensure students to have a smooth transition from KS2 to KS3 and satisfy the needs of Through Train mode, school based curriculum for different KLAs are designed and implemented. Opportunities for students to utilize effective problem solving skills are offered during lessons, fostering the development of their higher order thinking skills. Self directed learning and e-learning are promoted. Differentiated instruction is applied to cater for learners diversity. Furthermore, various activities including 'Inquiry based activities', 'Life wide learning' and 'Project learning' not only enrich students' learning experience but also enlighten their curiosity, creativity and generic skills.
      • Development of Key Tasks Learning to read: Extensive Reading schemes are included in class reading period, Reading Across the Curriculum, Primary Literacy Reading Programme, Buddy Reading Scheme and school based reading scheme, etc. Information Technology for interactive learning: Teachers can make use of the electronic teaching platform as well as iPad as a learning and teaching tool to facilitate learning and teaching. Project Learning: The theme of the project aligns with the core values development. With the use of RCT (Role, context, task) model, students learn and apply generic skills as well as research skills in their projects. Moral and Civic Education: Provide moral & personal growth lessons, 'Core Values Development Programme', nurture 'Canossian' through school based moral education programme and school based student guidance activities to help students develop positive values.
      • Development of Generic Skills Pupils' generic skills are developed through different learning activities such as Project Learning, Life wide learning and inter school activities.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity To cater for learner diversity, remedial classes (for Chinese, English & Mathematics) are organized, so that students can develop to their full capacity. Higher ability class of P.2 to P.6 use Putonghua as the medium of instruction for Chinese Language learning. We also provide different enrichment programmes to widen students' horizon, expand their knowledge and learning skills, thus enabling them to be well-rounded in their learning for life. The Learning Support Team aims at helping students with learning difficulties.
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education Our Student Support Team uses funding from 'Learning Support Grant' and 'Enhanced Speech Therapy Grant' to support students with SEN. Training on concentration, emotional control and social skills are provided in supporting students with SEN.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation In order to cater for learners' diversity, graded learning tasks and materials are designed. Moreover, teachers incorporate higher order thinking skills into the curriculum.
      • Home-School Co-operation In order to enhance parents' sense of belonging, PTA activities are held throughout the year. With parents active participation and support, the school is able to hold and implement various activities, such as storytelling time, field trips and remedial classes, etc. Through Parents' Day, Parent Teacher Association, Intranet and Parent App, we can maintain a close relationship between the school and the families.
      • School Ethos Our school maintains a harmonious teacher-student relationship. Parents participate actively in all kinds of school activities. Upper primary students serve as 'Big Sisters', 'Lunch Ambassadors', 'Discipline Prefects' and 'Reading Buddies', a loving and caring atmosphere is created. Through discipline, guidance, moral and religious education, students build up positive values and good behaviour. The school provides various types of support for pupils, such as bridging course for Primary one students, seminar for preparing students' for secondary education. The Understanding Adolescent Project is a comprehensive support programme for personal growth. It aims at enhancing upper primary students' resilience in coping with the challenges they have to face as they grow up.
      • School Development Plan ~ Facilitate students' scientific inquiry and self-directed learning skills through STEM education. ~ Enhance learning and teaching effectiveness through e-learning. ~ Through school-based curriculum and cultural activities, provide opportunities for students to appreciate sports and art. ~ Develop students' positive attitude and cultivate their social commitment through 'Core Values Nurturing Scheme' and service learning.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development 'Professional Development Days' with different themes are held for all teachers every year. Teachers attend courses, seminars, workshops, participate in learning communities or join Teachers' Network so as to update their skills, share their knowledge and views; through co-planning and peer lesson observation, their teaching effectiveness is enhanced.
      • Others 70th Hong Kong Speech Festival: A total of 33 students were awarded top three places for Chinese, English and Mandarin Solo Verse Speaking. Pan-Asia Pacific International Mathematics Invitation Competition (Preliminary): A total of 8 students were awarded the first prize. Hong Kong School Music Festival: Second Runner-up for Church Music Choir and a total of 24 students were awarded top three places for various musical instruments. Hong Kong Youth Barclampory Music Festival: Champion for Violin Free Choice Class. Joint School Music Competition - Choir: Gold award; Symphony Orchestra (Primary): Silver award. Asia Music and Speech Competition 2018 - Piano (Junior level): First runner-up. Hong Kong Fencing School - Individual Epee Overall Results: Champion. Hong Kong Kids Creative Drawing Competition: Gold award. Artmazing Drawing Competition 2018 - Kids Creative Drawing: the first prize.

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