MENG TAK CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Details
  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Mr. Chung Ming Fai
      • School Head Mr. Leung Hau Yau
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • Sponsoring Body Hong Kong Catholic Diocese
      • Religion Catholicism
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1952
      • School Motto Love others as you love yourself
      • School Size About 4209 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School -
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction Chinese
      • 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 $310
      • Other Charges e-learning package (per year): P.1-P.3 $198; P.4-P.6 $138
    • 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 Computer Room, Art and Craft Room, General Studies Room, Language Room, Remedial Classrooms, Music Room, Religious Activity Room, Student Counselling Room.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Ramp.
      • Others Smart Boards and Wifi network are set in classrooms. Ongoing construction works of Annex Building provide students with more space for activities.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 45.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 46
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 93%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 37%
        • Special Education Training 37%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 21%
        • 5 - 9 years 9%
        • 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 policy is implemented every year according to students' academic results and educational needs. In principle, there are elite classes from P.4 to P.6.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning Different modes of assessments on students' performance in terms of knowledge, attitudes and skills.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 9
      • Duration of each normal period 35
      • School starts at 8:30 AM
      • School ends at 3:45 PM
      • Lunch time 12:40 - 13:35
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life We have a healthy school policy: using environmentally friendly utensils and recycling the leftovers, providing lunch according to the "Nutritional guidelines on School Lunch for Primary School Students" and arranging exercises for students regularly.
      • Remarks Every Friday is school-based 'Dress Casual Day'.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation The Incorporated Management Committee is responsible for the management and supervision of the school's operation.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee Regular meetings are held to monitor and implement school policies.
      • School Green Policy Fully utilization of the natural light, green plantations everywhere (including roof garden).
      • School's Major Concerns 1. Cultivate positive personal values through the core values of Catholic Education. 2. Enhance students' learning performance. 3. Cultivate students' aesthetic sense.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies To enhance students' motivation and learning performance through STEM education, e-learning, reading across curriculum and coding education. Daily teaching and rich learning environment including English and Putonghua (reading, speaking, listening aspects) helps enhance students' billiterate and trillingual abilities.
      • Development of Key Tasks 1. Daily reading session, reading award scheme, theme-based reading, project learning and teaching and learning through the e-platforms. 2. The essence of gifted education and moral and civic education through school-based curriculum being integrated with catechism, ethics and civics.
      • Development of Generic Skills Enhance generic skills especially cooperative, communicative, creative, critical thinking and problem-solving skills being taught through different activities.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity Other than the Pre-primary One and Pre-secondary One bridging courses, the school-based support is carried out in a whole-school approach.
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education Establishment of student support team enables the implementation of different policies catering for students' learning diversity. The school helps students with teaching adaptation and assessment accommodation and makes use of different resources to provide students with learning groups or training teams according to their learning needs.
      • Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: Supporting activity on Chinese subject was organized in the last period scheduled for activities in May and June for two NCS students (one Japanese and one Italian) in 2018-19.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation School-based teaching packages for English grammars, Pinyin and Maths curriculum are adopted to cater for students' learning needs. Gifted learning elements are infused into curriculum. Gifted groups and small classes are for more-able and less-able students respectively. After-school classes are for less-able students.
      • Home-School Co-operation Parent-Teacher Association aims at facilitating the collaboration and co-operation between the school and parents. "Meng Tak Power", a parent-volunteer team, helps with school's daily routine and activities for students and their parents.
      • School Ethos 1. Renowned for love and caring environment and students' good conduct. 2. Appropriate bridging programmes and meetings with parents provided for the potential Primary-One and Secondary-One students. 3. Various types of activities organized to fit with students' all-round education.
      • School Development Plan 1. Cultivate positive personal values through the core values of Catholic Education. 2. Enhance students' academic performance. 3. Cultivate students' aesthetic sense.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development 1. Our school adopts specialized teaching in Religious Education, Chinese, English and Mathematics. 2. All language teachers comply with school-based language policy to enhance pupils' language abilities. 3. All teachers keep equipping themselves to enhance quality teaching and cope with the new trends in education such as the development of STEM education and e-elearning.
      • Others Nurturing students according to the virtues derived from the school's acronym: Modest, Trustworthy, Conscientious and Sympathetic (MTCS).

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