PO LEUNG KUK LO KIT SING (1983) COLLEGE

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  • Secondary School Information
    • School Information
      • District Kwai Tsing
      • Other District(s) Sham Shui Po
      • Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee Mr. Ching Nam MA, CStJ, JP
      • Principal Ms. Law Wing Chung (BSc(HKU), PGDE(CUHK), Cert in Careers Counselling (CUHK), M.Sc & Ed. (CUHK))
      • School Type Aided
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • School Size About 6500 Sq. M
      • Sponsoring Body Po Leung Kuk
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established Yes
      • Religion Not Applicable
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1984
      • School Motto Love, Respect, Diligence, Honesty
      • Parent-Teacher Association Yes
      • Student Union / Association Yes
      • Past Students’ Association / School Alumni Association Yes
    • School Charges
      • S1 -
      • S2 -
      • S3 -
      • S4 -
      • S5 -
      • S6 -
      • Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($): $30
      • Students' Association Membership Fee($): $10
      • Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): Approved Collection for Specific Purposes $310 Air Conditioning Fee: $0 (S.1-S.6)
      • Other Charges / Fees($): -
    • School Facilities
      • School Facilities: Multi-media Learning Centre, Active Learning Centre, Computer-assisted Learning Rooms, Language Room, Lecture Room, Student Activity Centre, Multi-Purpose Area, Science Station,English Corner, Laboratories, Special Rooms, Indoor basketball Court, Assembly Hall, Commonplace Hall and Student Union Yards. All Classrooms are installed with air-conditioners, computer, LCD projector and IR Amplifier for learning and teaching.
      • Facility for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs: Ramp, Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head)
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment: 55
      • Total number of teachers in the school: 55
      • Qualifications and Professional TrainingPercentage of teaching staff (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : 100%
        • Bachelor Degree: 100%
        • Master / Doctorate Degree or above : 42%
        • Special Education Training : 38%
      • Working ExperiencesPercentage of teaching staff (%)
        • 0-4 years : 12%
        • 5-9 years : 15%
        • 10 years or above : 73%
    • 2019/2020 Class Structure
      • S1 4
      • S2 4
      • S3 4
      • S4 4
      • S5 4
      • S6 4
    • Subjects Offered
      • Subjects Offered in 2019/2020 School YearS.1 - S.3
        • Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language & Putonghua, Chinese History, Life/Moral Education (Including Career Planning), Civic Education (F.3)
        • English as the medium of instruction : F.1-F.2: English Language, Mathematics, Science, Integrated Humanities, Technology & Living, Music, Visual Arts, Computer Literacy and PE. F.3: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Business Fundamentals, Economics, Geography, Technology & Living, Music, Visual Arts, Computer Literacy and PE.
        • Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : -
      • Subjects Offered in 2019/2020 School YearS.4 - S.6
        • Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Chinese History, Chinese Literature, Liberal Studies, PE, Visual Arts.
        • English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Economics, Information and Communication Technology, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies.
        • Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : -
      • Subjects to be Offered in 2020/2021 School YearS.1 - S.3
        • Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language & Putonghua, Chinese History, Life/Moral Education (Including Career Planning), Civic Education(F.3)
        • English as the medium of instruction : F.1-F.2: English Language, Mathematics, Science, Integrated Humanities, Technology & Living, Music, Visual Arts, Computer Literacy and PE. F.3: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Business Fundamentals, Economics, Geography, Technology & Living, Music, Visual Arts, Computer Literacy and PE.
        • Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : -
      • Subjects to be Offered in 2020/2021 School YearS.4 - S.6
        • Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Chinese History, Chinese Literature, Liberal Studies, PE, Visual Arts.
        • English as the medium of instruction : English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Economics, Information and Communication Technology, Business, Accounting and Financial Studies.
        • Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : -
    • Secondary One Admission, Orientation Activities & Healthy School Life
      • Secondary One Admission Our school will accept discretionary places. Our school will participate in the Secondary School Places Allocation System through central allocation stage (Applicable for admission to S.1 in September 2020 ).Academic Results: 10%; Conduct, ECA, Services, Awards: 5% each; Rank Order List from EDB: 30%; Interview: 40%.
      • Orientation Activities and Healthy Life F.1 Orientation Talk and Orientation Games Day are held before September. The year-long "F.1 Orientation Star Scheme" includes a series of lunch-time programs and interest groups (Sept-Dec). There are Guidance Prefects helping all F.1 students to adapt to the secondary school life. The school has been awarded “Caring School” for 13 consecutive years. The aim of our school is to provide teachers and students with a safe, healthy, harmonious and happy environment. Our School has also fulfilled the requirement of the scheme with good performance. This year our school has launched HEALTH SUN TEEN Program to promote the importance of healthy life.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management
        • (1)School's Major Concerns 1. To develop effective teaching and learning strategies for academic pursuit. 2. Nurturing students to develop a positive and purposeful life. Theme of the year: Showcasing Our Talents throughout the Jade Jubilee
        • (2) School Management Organisation: Creative and high efficiency. Our school joined the SMI as a pilot. In 2014, we actively participated in the Pilot Project on Strengthening Schools' Administration Management. The Administrative Committee is formed by heads of the Academic Department, Executive Department, Pastoral Development Committee, Co-curricular Activities Department, Guidance Department and Discipline Department. Daily administration and management is under the guidance of the Principal who works collaboratively with vice-principals and assistant vice-principals.
        • (3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee: Our school has adopted the school-based management system since 1992; it has allowed our school flexibility in operation and development and we have striven to continually provide the best learning environment for our students. The Incorporated Management Committee of Po Leung Kuk Lo Kit Sing (1983) College was established on 1st Sept,2012. Introducing a participatory governance framework involving key stakeholders in direct school decision-making and providing different input would enhance transparency and accountability. The IMC consists of representatives from the sponsoring body, the principal, teacher, parent and alumni.
        • (4) School Green Policy: With creative and authentic activities, students are inspired and take personal responsibility in caring for the environment. Our school was granted Outstanding Environmental Protection School Award, Outstanding Environmental Protection Teacher Award and Outstanding Environmental Ambassador Award. Our School has been awarded School Sustainable Development Gold Award for three consecutive years, and School Sustainable Development Honour Award. The School has been granted 'The Outstanding Climate Ambassador' for two consecutive years.
      • Learning and Teaching Plan
        • (1) Whole-school Language Policy: English has been adopted as the medium of instruction in our School except the subjects of Chinese Language & Putonghua, Chinese History, Life/Moral Education (Including Career Planning) and Liberal Studies. The well-tailored curriculum helps students switch to English-medium learning.
        • (2) Learning and Teaching Strategies: In order to promote active learning and reading culture, our school has developed a series of parallel curriculum including Project Curriculum, Extensive Reading Scheme, Reading Celebration, Activity Curriculum and Student Profile. Our junior secondary curriculum aims at fostering students' whole-person development; enriching students' learning experiences; strengthening students' biliterate and trilingual ability as well as STEM education. The junior curriculum is tailored to consolidate students' foundation and ensure smooth transition to their senior secondary curriculum.
        • (3) School-based Curriculum: 1. Electives: 2X and 3X. All F.1 to F.3 students study all the subjects listed. F.4 to F.6 students have to study English Language, Chinese Language, Mathematics and Liberal Studies with the other elective subjects.2. Curriculum highlights: English has been adopted as the medium of instruction. Moral Education and other learning experiences are embedded in the curriculum. HKU & Jockey Club Coding for Community Project in S.2 ICT curriculum.
        • (4) Development of Key Tasks: We are a school with vision. We are committed to helping students of our school to have whole person development. In order to create a favorable Learning & Teaching environment, our school actively promotes Inquiring based learning, Extensive Reading, Moral Education and Steam programs. There are Reading Celebration Day and Project Presentation Day for students to celebrate their work in these areas. Our teachers and students are well equipped with I.T. skill and it is a common practice to apply I.T. in learning and teaching. Moral education is already a part of our formal curriculum, but its components (e.g. Environmental education, Nationalistic education) are not discrete subjects. Besides moral education lessons, different kinds of activities such as Voicing our Values, Character Day, A Day for you are organised for value and moral education.
        • (5) Career and Life Planning: In our school, Life Planning Education plays a significant role in helping students’ self-understanding, personal planning, goal setting, reflective habits of mind and articulation to progression pathways. A series of programs and visits were organized for students, who are developing their competitive edges for the future. Apart from applying JUPAS and non-JUPAS courses, other study pathways are explored for our students such as Taiwan, Japan, England and Australia universities etc. Besides, we have partnered with renowned institutes which offer company visit opportunities for our students to broaden their knowledge of business environment.
      • Student Support
        • (1) Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity: Elite classes, split classes and remedial classes are set to cater for learning diversity. SEN coordinator and SEN social worker help to take care of students with special learning needs.
        • (2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education: Our Student Support Team includes Vice-principal, Guidance Head, Special Educational Needs Coordinator,Special Educational Needs Support Teacher, Representatives from Chinese, English and Discipline Departments, social workers and Po Leung Kuk educational psychologist. With the support of the Learning Support Grant from EDB, our team offers speech therapies, occupational therapies and clinical psychological services to equip our special needs students with reading and writing skills, social skills, attention training and counselling sessions. All teachers will regularly be informed of the SEN students’ condition and if necessary, our school will make special examination arrangements for students.
        • (4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment: The school year is divided into two terms for more flexible timetabling. Assessments includes uniform tests and two examinations and continuous assessments.
      • Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
        • (1) Home-School Co-operation: Home-School cooperation is strengthened by our efficient and devoted Parent-Teacher Association established since 2004. A rich variety of activities have been organised, notably including day tours and camps, parenting talks, interest classes, off-shore visits, parents' night and voluntary work etc.
        • (2) School Ethos: Our school adopts a whole-school approach to discipline and guidance. Students in general behave well with good self discipline. School prefects and guidance prefects help to maintain a good and healthy learning environment. We have a fair and consistent discipline policy, with rules clearly spelt out and made known to all staffs and students.
      • Future Development
        • (1) School Development Plan: Two Major Concerns: Major Concern 1: To develop effective teaching and learning strategies for academic pursuit. Through the strategies of enhancing effective pedagogy, students acquiring good learning skill, establishing good habits for life long learning, facilitating active learning by strengthening e-learning and building a learning family with reading culture, students are strive for academic pursuit. Major Concern 2: Nurturing students to develop a positive and purposeful life. Subject and executive departments help students develop core positive values. Departments develop strategic plans to promote a well-balanced development of students. Building up rapport and connectedness of students to face challenges ahead.
        • (2) Teacher Professional Training and Development: The principal and teachers attended overseas exchange program and local training courses actively. In 2018-2019, the average hours attended are 90 hours, far more than that required by EDB.
      • Life-wide Learning Activities including Five Essential Learning Experiences, Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc. 1. To emphasize learning beyond classroom, the CCA bodies have been restructured into 5 tiers system. There are around 60 units in the system, namely 4 Houses, school teams, academic societies, uniform teams and interest clubs. There are clear expectations on different forms of students. F.1 and F.2 students have to choose two teams or clubs as whole year training and exposure. F.3, F.4, and F.5 students are offered executive posts for leadership training. 2. To enrich other learning experience of students, our school also organized different activities during the whole year. For example, life wide learning day, stage cultural day, Chinese cultural day, Science showbiz, inter-house singing competition, inter-class English drama and dance competition, etc. 3. Our students are actively involved awarded great achievement in competitions such as The Hong Kong Schools Speech and Music festival, sports competitions in the Kwai Tsing District, JA company, Mock Trail competition and 2018 Robofest Hong Kong Game Robot Challenge, etc. 4. To develop students' potential and to engage them in serving the community, we organize a Social Service Programme to F.1 to F.4 students so as to encourage them to take part in community services. Our school achieved over 10000 hours of voluntary service in the past few years respectively. 5. Our school encourage students to explore the horizons through overseas exchange programme such as Sydney English cultural exchange tour (2018), Singapore English speaking tour (2016, 2019), Ningbo / Shanghai sister schools exchange tour (2017, 2018, 2019) and Hokkaido leadership training tour (2019), etc. In 2017 and 2018, all F.3 students was subsidized to join the Po Leung Kuk Beijing study tour. And this year, they are scheduled to join the study tour to Taiwan.
      • Others Po Leung Kuk Outstanding School Hi-Five students Engagement Award Outstanding teachers, students and parents Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence- Ms Law Wing Chung (Mathematics) Chief Executive's Award for Teaching Excellence- Ms Chan Mei Yee and Ms Tang Pui Han (Integrated Humanities) Outstanding Teacher of The Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers- Ms Tang Pui Han (Caring) Outstanding Teacher of The Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers- Ms Leung Lai Hung (Civic Moral & Nationalistic Education) Outstanding Arts Teacher Award - Ms Lai Tuen Lei (Art),Ms Ho Mui Chi (Music) Golden Coach Awards (CityU Robocode Competition) - Mr Li Kwong Tak (Computer) Outstanding JPC School Club Supervisor (KWTDIST) - Ms Chu Kit Ping, Lisa Outstanding Tomorrow Leader Award (Organised by The Outstanding Young Persons' Association & EDB) - Leung Hau Chung Jack Tsuen Wan and Kwai Tsing Outstanding Student Election 2018/19 - Merit in Junior section - Chang Ho Lai, Merit in Senior section-Li Sum Yi, Chan Tsz Yeuk Outstanding Student of New Territories - Hui Hoi Ki Pursuing Excellence and Beyond Youth Leadership Award Scheme – Outstanding Student - Yip Fong Wang Scholarships of Po Leung Kuk Secondary Schools for Outstanding Achievements in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) - Chan Pak Yung Grantham Visual Arts Award 2018-2019 - Ngai Wing Lam Link University Scholarship - Sit Ting Ting ECFix Scholarship Award Scheme - ICT (2018-2019)-Gold Award, Silver Award, Bronze Award Taken part in an overseas trip to Australia in the I Can Fly program organized by Cathay Pacific The 8th Continent Exploration Tour to Madagascar held by Yan Oi Tong 2019 HK 4D Frame Maths & Sci Creativity Competition-Gold Award and Silver Award, representing Hong Kong to attend the international competition in Korea EIE Robotic Challenge Junior 2019- AI Robot, AI Robot Car- First Class Award, AI Robot First Class Award 2018 Robofest-Bottlesumo Certificate of Excellence, Bottlesumo Excellence 1st Prize, Game Excellence 1st Prize, UMC Excellence 2nd Prize 2019 HK Flying Drone competition-First Runner up in 3D Maze, Overall Champion Kwai Tsing & Tsuen Wan Flying Drone Programming Competition - Overall Champion, Most Corporation team, Best programing team Inter-school Scrabble Championship 2019 - Best Player Division B Winner, Individual first-runner up The 10th University Literary Awards(18-19) - Junior Writer Award GBA Knowledge Challenge - MVP Champion JA Company Programme 2018/19 - Best Presentation Award, Best Teamwork Award, Corporate Sustainability Award, Creativity & Innovation Award, Most Popular Offering, CP Achiever 4C Lo Andy, Most Improved Team Player 5D Chan Ching Hei, Represent Hong Kong to attend the JA Youth Success Summit in Aug 2020 The 14th Schools Handbells Competition 2019 - Best Handchime Ensemble Asia Music Competition for Young Artist Busan 2018 - Bronze award in Piano open group 62nd Festival of Sport HK Junior Judo Championships 2019- Champion of Boys B in 50kg 2018 HK Inter-school Dodgeball Championship - Senior Boy Champion HKPS Inter-school Practical Shooting Invitational Match Round 1 - Pistol Unlimited Champion 30th Reading Carnival Booth Design Competition - Best Booth Game Champion Hong Kong Mock Trial - Justice Education Project 2018-2019
      • Direct public transportation to School Bus: 41, 42, 42A, 43, 43A, 43B, 43C, 43D, 43M, 243M, 948, 241X, 242X, 249M, 249X; Minibus: 88D; Airbus: A31, E42. (Bus Stop is Ching Shing Court).
      • Remarks All classes are uniform EMI (English as the Medium of Instruction) classes across each Form.

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