MARYKNOLL CONVENT SCHOOL (PRIMARY SECTION)

Details
  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Ms. Ho Main Wai Amy
      • School Head Ms. Yuen Shuk Wa Doris
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Girls
      • Sponsoring Body Maryknoll Convent School Foundation
      • Religion Catholicism
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1925
      • School Motto Sola Nobilitas Virtus (Virtue Alone Ennobles)
      • School Size About 18697 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section)
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction 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 $6000
      • PTA Fee 100
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items -
      • Other Charges -
    • School Facilities
      • Number of Classroom(s) 30
      • Number of School Hall(s) 2
      • Number of Playground(s) 5
      • Number of Library(ies) 1
      • Special Rooms 26 including: Science Room, Music Room, Art Room, Computer Rooms, Prayer Room, Student Activity Centre, Medical Inspection Room, Student Guidance Office.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs -
      • Others Swimming Pool, Heritage Centre, STEM Room.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 55.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 55
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 99%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 40%
        • Special Education Training 29%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 25%
        • 5 - 9 years 13%
        • 10 years or above 62%
    • 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 5
        • P5 Number of classes 5
        • P6 Number of classes 5
        • Total 30
      • 2019/20 School Year (Based on the approval of EDB in 2019)
        • P1 Number of classes 5
        • P2 Number of classes 5
        • P3 Number of classes 5
        • P4 Number of classes 5
        • P5 Number of classes 5
        • P6 Number of classes 5
        • Total 30
    • Performance Assessment
      • Number of test(s) per year 3
      • Number of exam(s) per year 3
      • Streaming arrangement Mixed ability classes from P.1-P.6.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning P.1-P.4: 3 tests per year; P.5-P.6: 3 examinations per year. A diversified mode of assessment: projects, learning tasks, written & oral assessments, web-based assessment, self-assessment, peer and parent assessments.
    • 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 2:50 PM
      • Lunch time 12:05 - 13:05
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life Our school has attained both the Advanced Level Accreditation (Lunch) and the Advanced Level Accreditation (Snacks) for the "EatSmart School Accreditation Scheme".
      • Remarks -
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation School-based management under the supervision of and guidance from Incorporated Management Committee.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee The Incorporated Management Committee includes representatives from the School Sponsoring Body, Principal, teachers, parents, alumni and an independent manager.
      • School Green Policy To implement environmental education by Whole School Approach. Teachers and students are provided with suggested measures and activities in saving resources, reducing wastes and upholding the sustainability policy for our environmentally-friendly school campus.
      • School's Major Concerns 1. To enhance students' self-directed learning skills and develop students' higher order thinking skills. 2. To nurture our students with the six core MCS values.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies Students acquire knowledge through different types of learning experiences. Inquiry-based Learning and Project Learning are carried out through integration of subjects. Use of different questioning techniques, interactive learning and Assessment for Learning is used to enhance students' high order thinking.
      • Development of Key Tasks 1. Our school organizes a reading scheme to encourage students to read extensively. 2. Our school has 2 Computer Rooms, STEM Room and Digital Music Room to facilitate IT in Education. All classrooms and other learning areas are equipped with WIFI. eLearning is incorporated into various subjects. 3. Project learning is arranged in different subjects to enhance students' self-learning abilities and vary the mode of assessments. 4. Through formal and informal curriculum, our school organizes moral educational talks, workshops and various activities to cultivate positive values and attitudes among students.
      • Development of Generic Skills Endeavour to develop students' 9 generic skills.
      • Student Support
        • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity Besides implementing differentiated instruction in the core learning, we have pull-out programmes such as debate, Maths Elite and other school teams during the ECA hours for students of different abilities and interest. Apart from the remedial lessons, our school implements the "Big Sister Scheme" to help the needy students in the lower grades in adapting to the school life and school work.
        • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education 1. Our school promotes integrated education through service learning programme to realise the Maryknoll Spirit of Service. 2. Through the allocation of resources, we provide students with diversified modes of support to enhance learning effectiveness and help them adapt to school life.
        • Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: (Classes after school)
        • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation To align with recent trends in education development and the school's vision, school-based adaptation policy, which provides support for students with different needs, is implemented.
      • Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
        • Home-School Co-operation To coordinate with the school development, activities such as seminars for parents, parent-child learning programmes, volunteering service, visits and picnics are carried out. Newsletter is published every year to promote home-school communication.
        • School Ethos 1. Our school always aims at cultivating a harmonious teacher-student relationship through various activities, such as moral educational talks, health educational talks, Clean School Campaign, Chinese and English Calligraphy Competition, Art Competition, Sports Day, Swimming Gala, English Week, Putonghua Week, Chinese Week and different religious activities. Our students are also eager to serve others. They actively take up various duties to help teachers and other schoolmates. They are also proud to be the school prefects. Our students have very inquiring minds. They are expressive, creative, imaginative, willing to help and enthusiastic about our religion. 2. Our parents are supportive and actively participate in all school activities.
      • Future Development
        • School Development Plan 1. To create a risk-taking environment for students to develop into motivated and independent learners. 2. To develop holistic values education to nurture our students with MCS core values.
        • Teacher Professional Training & Development Teachers keep abreast of the current educational trends through various staff development activities. To enhance teaching effectiveness, teachers participate actively in workshops, visits, sharing sessions, talks and seminars to learn and exchange ideas.
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