PENTECOSTAL GIN MAO SHENG PRIMARY SCHOOL

Details
  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Mr. Tsang Wing Wah
      • School Head Mr. Ma Hing Fai William
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • Sponsoring Body Kowloon Pentecostal Church
      • Religion Protestantism / Christianity
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1986
      • School Motto Faith, Hope, Love.
      • School Size About 3400 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; Nanny van
      • Parent-Teacher Association Yes
      • Old Students' Association/ School Alumni Association Yes
    • 2019/2020 Annual School Charges
      • School Fee -
      • Tong Fai
      • PTA Fee $20
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items $40 (Miscellaneous expenses)
      • Other Charges -
    • School Facilities
      • Number of Classroom(s) 26
      • Number of School Hall(s) 1
      • Number of Playground(s) 2
      • Number of Library(ies) 1
      • Special Rooms 13 (1 STEM Laboratory, 1 Visual Arts Room, 1 Music Room, 1 English Room, 1 Distance Learning Classroom, 8 Multi-purpose Rooms).
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs -
      • Others Air-conditioned Campus.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 49.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 51
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 98%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 22%
        • Special Education Training 36%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 16%
        • 5 - 9 years 10%
        • 10 years or above 74%
    • Class Structure
      • 2018/19 School Year
        • P1 Number of classes 5
        • P2 Number of classes 5
        • P3 Number of classes 4
        • P4 Number of classes 4
        • P5 Number of classes 4
        • P6 Number of classes 4
        • Total 26
      • 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 4
        • P5 Number of classes 4
        • P6 Number of classes 4
        • Total 26
    • Performance Assessment
      • Number of test(s) per year 0
      • Number of exam(s) per year 3
      • Streaming arrangement Students are evenly distributed to classes based on their academic achievement.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning Besides summative assessments, formative assessments are integrated into every subject. Students' self-learning skills, cooperation and communication skills are also included in the assessments. The School Physical Fitness Award Scheme is also employed in Physical Education.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 9
      • Duration of each normal period 35
      • School starts at 8:40 AM
      • School ends at 3:40 PM
      • Lunch time 12:05 - 13:05
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life There is morning exercise, spinal care exercise, eye care exercise and mindfulness practices to remind the students the importance of keeping physically, mentally and spiritually fit and healthy. In order to promote healthy eating habits, the school follows 'Guidelines on Meal Arrangement in Schools' issued by the Education Bureau when selecting lunch suppliers.
      • Remarks -
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation The school management committee is formed by a group of school managers appointed by the sponsoring body. Under the school management committee, there are school administrative groups and functional groups. The principal takes the lead to formulate and implement the school policies.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee A total of 18 members include the principal, teachers, parents, alumni, professionals, independent managers and the school pastor.
      • School Green Policy In order to cultivate a green culture and develop an environmental awareness, a group of students are trained to become 'Angel of Greening' to promote and carry out environmentally friendly activities in school.
      • School's Major Concerns To promote STEM education; To promote life education.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies The school aims at developing students' initiative towards learning and equipping them with the skill of learning to learn so that they can be life-long learners. The school-based curriculum is developed according to the students' needs, characteristics and interests, and revised to meet the new trends in curriculum development.
      • Development of Key Tasks Implement small class teaching in P.1 – P.6 to improve the learning and teaching environment inside the classrooms and facilitate interactive learning. Adopt a 3-Tier Operation Mode to fully explore the potentials of gifted students and to nurture students' multiple intelligence systematically and strategically. Incorporate self-directed learning into the school-based curriculum to help students learn with different effective learning strategies. Participate in 'Quality Schools in Hong Kong' launched by the Chinese University of Hong Kong to enable students' whole-person development through learning and teaching, social engagement, and physical and aesthetic development. Promote e-learning to cultivate students information literacy for the 21st Century. Promote parent education to equip parents with appropriate strategies to further support students' learning. Commence STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education to raise students' problem solving capacity and creativity.
      • Development of Generic Skills To enhance students' higher order thinking skills through the school-based curriculum.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity The School-based Gifted Education Programme is implemented to encourage the gifted students to develop their potentials and to pursue excellence. Students with special education needs are identified at an early stage. Graded worksheets and tasks are designed to cater for the students with different learning needs.
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education Workshops and training are provided to equip teachers with appropriate skills to design different teaching methods to cater for the needs of the SEN students. The Big Brothers and Sisters Programme is implemented to foster a loving and caring culture, and to develop understanding and acceptance in the campus.
      • Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: providing after-school support programmes in learning Chinese; and appoints additional teacher(s)/teaching assistant(s) to support NCS students’ learning of Chinese.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation Collaborative teachers are employed to co-teach and to carry out pull-out lessons to facilitate the learning of the SEN students. Besides, Individualized Education Program (IEP) is also provided for individual students with special needs. Moreover, the After-school Gifted Programme, which aims at maximizing students' potentials and enriching their learning experiences, is provided for more able students.
      • Home-School Co-operation Parent-Teacher Association and Parents Volunteer Teams have been established to help parents develop a sense of belonging and a harmonious relationship with the school.
      • School Ethos Students are nurtured by the principles of Bible and are well-disciplined. They also show love and care to one another, and have a harmonious relationship with teachers.
      • School Development Plan 1. To promote STEM education to strengthen students' ability to integrate and apply knowledge and skills, and to nurture students' creativity, collaboration and problem solving skills, so as to solve daily life problems. 2. To promote life education to enrich students' life through cultivating positive values and attitudes.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development Teachers' professional development is enhanced in different ways which include the implementation of specialized teaching, teachers' professional development day, collaborative lesson planning and lesson observation. Teachers are also encouraged to participate in seminars and workshops with not fewer than 50 hours every year, and join the EDB School-based Support Services and Seed Projects.
      • Others Kowloon Pentecostal Church Scholarship, Pentecostal Gin Mao Sheng Alumni Scholarship.

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