PUN U ASSOCIATION WAH YAN PRIMARY SCHOOL

Details
  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Father Lo Pak Huen William
      • School Head Dr. Tan Kang John
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Boys
      • Sponsoring Body The Pun U District Association of H.K.
      • Religion Catholicism
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1971
      • School Motto Courtesy, Benevolence, Magis, Integrity
      • School Size About 4720 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School Wah Yan College, Hong Kong
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction Chinese
      • 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 $100
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items Air conditioning fee and maintenance ($300) (Amount will be reduced after EDB provides A/C grant)
      • Other Charges Student Card ($40, one-off)
    • 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 Student Activity Centre, 2 Computer-Assisted Learning Rooms, 4 Small Group Rooms, English Language Room, Chinese Language Room, General Studies Room, Visual Arts Room, Music Room, Library, Guidance Activity Room.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Ramp, Accessible lift, Accessible toilet, Braille and tactile floor plan, Tactile guide path and Visual fire alarm system.
      • Others Chapel, Campus TV Studio, Flight-simulation Cabin, 2 Dressing Rooms, 2 Interview Rooms, Conference Room, PTA & AA Room.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 47.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 48
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 100%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 22%
        • Special Education Training 48%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 16%
        • 5 - 9 years 4%
        • 10 years or above 80%
    • 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 1
      • Number of exam(s) per year 2
      • Streaming arrangement Mixed-ability grouping.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning The design of our formative and summative assessment is based on the school-based learning objectives of each subject and the Multiple Intelligence Theory. Chinese: Learning Portfolio; English: Debating; Mathematics: Exploratory Task and Performance Task; General Studies: Project Learning, Scientific investigations; Physical Education: Physical Fitness Test; Music: Singing and instrumental playing.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 7
      • Duration of each normal period 40
      • School starts at 7:35 AM
      • School ends at REMARKS
      • Lunch time 12:05 - 13:00
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life We create and promote healthy eating environment and healthy eating habits. Whole–school exercise period every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Brain gym and eyes-protection exercise after Lunch time everyday.
      • Remarks Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 07:35 - 14:40 Tuesday, Friday : 07:35 - 14:00 School life begins each morning with prayer, finishes with an end-of-day review.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management
        • School Management Organisation The school is managed by the IMC, with an administration team consisting of the Supervisor, Principal, Vice Principals, Deputy Principal and School Executive Committee. The middle management, consisting of the School Executive Committee and leaders of the panels/committees, is in regular communication with stakeholders including the PTA, the Alumni Association and the feeder secondary school.
        • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee According to the constitution, the IMC now has 7 School Sponsoring Body Managers, the Principal, 1 Teacher Manager, 1 Parent Manager, 1 Alumni Manager and 1 Independent Manager. Alternate Managers include 1 from the School Sponsoring Body, 1 from Teachers and 1 from Parents.
        • School Green Policy Formulate an environmental policy and environmental management plan towards a green school; enhance environmental awareness, develop environmentally friendly attitude and promote green practices among school. Three-coloured recycling bins and a big eight boxes plastic recycling bin are provided for different kinds of plastic. The school has joined the 'Feed-on Tariff Scheme' which makes use of solar panels in school to generate electricity.
        • School's Major Concerns 1. Enhance the implementation of Assessment for Learning, initiate the Assessment As Learning project. 2. Develop the potentials of gifted students systematically and strategically. 3. Prepare, move, adapt and adjust in relation to the upcoming campus relocation and conversion to whole-day schooling.
      • Learning and Teaching Plan
        • Learning & Teaching Strategies Curriculum: School-based curriculum: Chinese: Drama; English: Literacy and Debate; Computer Studies: Coding; Putonghua; Work Place Experience Curriculum; Library Skills; General Studies: H-STEM (Humanity based Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Aviation Programme; Self-Management. Cross curricular: P6 Study Tour to Beijing -- Chinese History, Culture and Technology learning. Learning & Teaching Strategies: Develop thinking skills through effective questioning. Enhance collaborative skills through cooperative learning. Increase student-teacher and peer interaction and provide immediate feedback through e-learning. Develop and strengthen problem-solving skills and creativity through scientific investigations. Assessment: Incorporate the Multiple Intelligence Theory in assessment. Provide students with written feedback for reflection and improvement.
        • Development of Key Tasks 1. Reading to Learn: Develop information literacy and teach reading strategies through school-based library skills curriculum; Conduct cross-curricular reading activities on 'World Book Day'. 2. IT for Interactive Learning: Develop problem-solving skills and creativity through coding. 3. Enhance student' generic skills through Project Learning. 4. Moral, Civic and National Education: Develop students' compassion through Service Learning, European study trip.
        • Development of Generic Skills Enable students to achieve the aims of whole-person development and develop the life-long learning capabilities that are needed in our ever-changing society through Life-wide experiential learning. Enhance generic skills through Humanity-based STEM aviation curriculum. Nurture self-management, communication and collaboration skills through service learning and self-management skills curriculum, and has developed school-based assessment criteria for problem-solving skills, creativity and reflection skills.
      • Student Support
        • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity 1. School has set foundational, progressive and challenging categories of learning objectives in subjects starting with Chinese, English, Mathematics and GS with teaching and assessment designed accordingly; 2. School nominates and trains gifted students to join pull-out programmes and competition; 3. School sets up a talent pool of students, parents and alumni, with the latter two potentially serving as Life Exploration Mentors; 4. Subject-based acceleration scheme in Chinese, English, Mathematics & GS.
        • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education Provide support for students with special educational needs (SEN) and foster social integration through teaching assistant in-class support, assessment accommodations, peer reading group for junior primary, Early Identification and Intervention for Primary One, Guardian Angels, language learning enhancement group, emotional and social skills groups and speech therapy.
        • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation Chinese: Three-tiered school-based worksheets to cater for learners' diversity; English: P.5-P.6 school-based literacy curriculum; STEM: Humanity-based STEM curriculum, incorporating humanities, aerospace, aviation, coding and English language learning elements.
      • Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
        • Home-School Co-operation The Parents Teachers Association (PTA) organizes different activities every year. Seminars are organized for the parents of Primary one students at the beginning of the school year. There are also voluntary workers helping in the school activities and throughout the year. The School organizes numerous meetings with parents on issues such as Curriculum, assessment, school policies, further studies in secondary, etc, and experiential parent education programmes.
        • School Ethos Much emphasis is put on students' behaviour, moral education and work ethic and fostering self-discipline in students. Students of Primary five and six are appointed as prefects and they all work enthusiastically. Parents participate voluntarily in school activities. They work collaboratively with teachers for the sake of student development. The Code of PUWY graduates has been laid down, featuring a set of distinctive qualities, aiming at guiding our students to pursue the target of excellence at their completion of primary stage. Besides, the school has been providing various kinds of training and practice to help students learn to serve the others as well as our community.
      • Future Development
        • School Development Plan 1. Enhance assessment literacy of teachers to promote effective teaching and learning. 2. Promote self-directed learning. 3. Incorporate the Multiple Intelligence Theory in diversified assessment to cater for learners' diversity. 4. Fully develop the potential of students in line with the vision of the "universal gifted education and universal quality education".
        • Teacher Professional Training & Development 1. Provide support for new teachers on familiarizing the school mission and vision through the 'Dialogue' camps. 2. Become the core school of QEF Thematic Network on Promoting 'Assessment for Learning' and 'Assessment as Learning' in Mathematics and Chinese Language. 3. Conduct professional sharing and lesson observations between Mainland and HK teachers with our "sister school" in Beijing. 4. Enhance teaching and learning effectiveness through peer lesson observation. 5. Conduct gifted education workshops for teachers.
        • Others The Pun U District Association of HK Scholarship is for the top student of each class. Overseas Exchanges: 1. Eight-day Beijing Study Tour with the school-based History, Culture and IT curriculum for P.6. Students experience the cultural and learning differences through lessons and activities with our sister school in Beijing. 2. Interflow with Jesuit school in England 3. STEM exchange programme to Cambodia: Our prizing-winning teachers and students of the Paper Airplane Competition demonstrate and teach the theory of aviation in a Jesuit school in Cambodia.

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