KOWLOON CITY BAPTIST CHURCH HAY NIEN PRIMARY SCHOOL

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Prof. Ho Kin Chung
      • School Head Mr. Leung Kwok Fai
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • Sponsoring Body Kowloon City Baptist Church
      • Religion Protestantism / Christianity
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1988
      • School Motto Please refer to the Chinese version.
      • School Size About 6000 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
      • 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 Employment of Native English Teachers $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 IT learning centre, Computer room, English room, Library , Music room, Art room, TV campus production centre, 3 Piano practice rooms, Science Room, Counsellin room.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Ramp, Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
      • Others Sculpture walk, green path, reading corridor, solar energy and wind power generation system.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 46.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 48
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 98%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 38%
        • Special Education Training 44%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 17%
        • 5 - 9 years 13%
        • 10 years or above 70%
    • 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 academic performance from Primary 3 to Primary 6.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning Assessment of learning is used in various subjects.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 9
      • Duration of each normal period 35
      • School starts at 8:00 AM
      • School ends at 3:00 PM
      • Lunch time 12:25 - 13:15
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life Students do morning and eye exercises on Wednesdays. We have implemented the "School policy on Healthy Eating" and gained the honour of "Caring School Campus Award Scheme". School Physical Fitness Award Scheme, Healthy Eating Plan, Fruit Day and Reduce Schoolbag Weight Programme are also promoted. Students can enjoy concerts, shows and various types of activities during lunch recess.
      • Remarks Students are provided with more than sixty kinds of diversified activities after school hours. There are also more than ten kinds of activities on Saturday. These give the children the opportunity for a more comprehensive education.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation Our school is managed by Social Welfare Department (School Section) of Kowloon City Baptist Church. Supervision and policy decisions are executed by the Incorporated Management Committee. Routine school affairs are managed by the headmaster and the School Development Team.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee An Incorporated Management Committee was established in 2009.
      • School Green Policy Renewable energy device, collection of recyclable materials and Uniform Reuse Programme to raise students' sense of environmental conservation.
      • School's Major Concerns Develop students' language, self-learning abilities, positive thinking and individual potential.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies The nurture of wisdom and intelligence, art and physical education within and after school hours allows students to develop within a comprehensive educational setting. The combination of classes, co-teaching and learning outdoors in some topics offer greater learning opportunities for students. We provide our students with a Christian education that develops the whole person in the following areas; moral, intellectual, physical, social, aesthetic and spiritual.
      • Development of Key Tasks P.1 – P.6 classes use Putonghua as the medium of instruction in Chinese lessons. The classes are led by native Putonghua speakers (Beijing educated) and include Pinyin instruction. Native English-speakers teach English from P.1 to P.3, including Phonics and Reading. Students are encouraged to read every day in Putonghua and English. Information technology is integral to the lesson planning process. Higher level students are encouraged to use information technology to assist their learning.
      • Development of Generic Skills Students can develop their generic skills through core curriculum, project learning, joint curricular activities and co-operative learning.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity An intensive remedial teaching programme is offered to the lower achieving students. Teachers also provide individual instruction after school hours when needed. Some courses after school hours are provided for the highest achieving students.
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education Our school has established a Student Support Team which consists of the Principal, Vice Principal, the Guidance teacher, SEN co-ordinator and senior teachers, to provide support programmes and assistive facilities in assessment to cater for students' abilities and needs. This enables students to achieve their expected learning objectives. By making use of the Learning Support Grant and the Enhanced Speech Therapy Grant, we also employ specialists to provide assistance to students. We offer remedial learning groups, social skill, behavioural and emotional training, reading and writing learning groups, speech therapy services and individual education plans. Our team also reviews the accommodation measures with teachers, parents and specialists from time to time.
      • Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: After school Chinese Language class for non-Chinese speaking students.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation To better cater the learning needs for our students, we offer a comprehensive school-based curriculum for Maths at P.1 level, Science from P.1 to P.3, IT from P.1 to P.6, and the Primary Literacy Programme (Reading and Writing) in English from P.1 to P.3. School-based Reading Skills and Writing Skills Workshops are also designed for P.4 to P.6 students, aiming to develop these skills spirally and systematically. We use Putonghua to teach Chinese Language from P.1 to P.6. Every day, students are given the opportunity to complete the more challenging aspects of their homework with teacher support in the 9th lesson.
      • Home-School Co-operation The PTA conducts various activities throughout the school year. The Parents Volunteering Team helps our school at lunchtimes. The Parents also form part of the organizing committee for Athletes Meets, Seminars and the Christmas Carnival. The Discipline and Counseling Group and the Civic Education Group were established in order to train students in the areas of discipline, self-reliance and cooperation. The Class Teachers are the main points of contact for the students, providing pastoral care and guidance.
      • School Ethos Discipline and counselling tutors work alongside with teachers in civic education to motivate students to behave well and cooperate with each other.
      • School Development Plan The school aims to continue to develop the students’ self-learning abilities and broaden their perspective and knowledge, as well as cultivate a harmonious environment where students can learn in a caring, supportive and cheerful atmosphere. Students are given the opportunity to reach their own potential, improve their self-confidence and enrich their lives through differentiated and varied activities. Classroom observation by peers ensures shared teaching objectives and the implementation of school-based teacher training.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development 1. Teachers participate in frequent professional school development workshops. 2. Teachers are encouraged to develop cross-border academic and cultural exchange activities. 3. Teachers acquire new skills and improve an existing lesson plans through frequent interaction with partner schools, including lesson observations and experience sharing workshops. 4. Teachers conduct regular peer observation classes, co-planning meetings and collaborative teaching to foster a culture of sharing and professional growth.
      • Others Students will be awarded scholarships in the following aspects: 1. Academic performance; 2. Sports; 3. Extra-curricular activities; 4. Remarkable progress in learning; 5. Environmental protection; Our school organizes study tours every year in order to broaden students' horizons and expose them to different cultures and environments.

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