S.K.H. ST. JAMES' PRIMARY SCHOOL

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Mrs. Poon Leung Hok Yin Maria
      • School Head Mr. Cheung Yung Pong Langton
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • Sponsoring Body Anglican (Hong Kong) Primary Schools Council Limited
      • Religion Protestantism / Christianity
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1961
      • School Motto Not to be served but to serve
      • School Size About 11106 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 $30
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items $300
      • Other Charges -
    • School Facilities
      • Number of Classroom(s) 30
      • Number of School Hall(s) 1
      • Number of Playground(s) 3
      • Number of Library(ies) 1
      • Special Rooms Language Room, Computer Room, Music Room, Visual-art Room, General Studies Room, Student Activity Room, Multi-purpose Room, Small Group Teaching Room, Alumni/PTA Room, IRTP Room, SGT Room, Interview Room.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
      • Others Sky Garden, Balcony Garden, Conference Room.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 54.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 55
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 98%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 31%
        • Special Education Training 33%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 16%
        • 5 - 9 years 11%
        • 10 years or above 73%
    • 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 0
      • Number of exam(s) per year 4
      • Streaming arrangement There is one class in the top stream at P.5 and P.6 respectively. Use Putonghua to teach CLS: one class at P.2, P.3 and P.4.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning The school implements a comprehensive range of assessments for learning. To facilitate the effectiveness of teaching, the school places a strong emphasis on the involvement of different stakeholders in evaluations.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 10
      • Duration of each normal period 30
      • School starts at 7:45 AM
      • School ends at 2:45 PM
      • Lunch time 12:15 - 13:15
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life Healthy eating policies which aim at cultivating and strengthening the habit of eating healthily among school children are implemented. The school has achieved the highest honour of EatSmart School. Anti-drug Programmes, SportACT Award Scheme and School-based Sports Projects are implemented to promote healthy lifestyles in school.
      • Remarks PTA members join the Lunch Supervision Committee so as to formulate and implement the healthy eating policy. Volunteer parents help with taking care of pupils during lunch time.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management
        • School Management Organisation Nine administrative groups are established to implement school policies.
        • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee Wide range of representatives ensure a wide spectrum of the school management. Members of the Incorporated Management Committee includes the Principal, representatives of school sponsoring body and independent persons.
        • School Green Policy We have established an environmental policy including school environmental guideline and office environmental guideline. Activities like 'Planting', 'Green Christmas party' and 'Green picnic' are conducted.
        • School's Major Concerns 1. To foster Life Education. 2. Further enhance effectiveness of learning and teaching. 3. Strengthen students' independent learning capabilities.
      • Learning and Teaching Plan
        • Learning & Teaching Strategies 1. To enhance students' language proficiency by promoting "Reading across the Curriculum". 2. To enhance students' interests and self-learning ability through e-learning programmes, cross-curricular activities and life-wide learning schemes. 3. To accommodate the needs of the students' learning diversity through school-based programmes, such as Gifted Education and Enhancement Programmes. 4. To broaden the horizons of students through study tours to cities nearby. 5. To encourage students' inquisitiveness through STEAM education. 6. To promote 'Lifetime Sports and Art', 'Service-learning' and 'Good Student Star Award Scheme'.
        • Development of Key Tasks Reading to learn is an essential element across all subjects. We organize reading programmes to engage students in pleasurable learning experiences. 'Webquest', 'Project learning', 'Scientific Exploration' and 'On-line learning programmes' encourage our students to explore and acquire knowledge in meaningful contexts. Theme-based learning for cultivating Religious, Moral and Civic Education has been developed. To pave the way for an active and healthy lifestyle, the school promotes various activities across the curriculum under the theme of "Healthy living".
        • Development of Generic Skills Project learning, Theme-based learning, Interactive learning and Service-learning are incorporated into the school curriculum in order to enhance students' generic skills.
      • Student Support
        • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity SENCO provides school-based Students Support Services which include 'Speech Therapy Service','School Social Worker Service', 'Educational Psychology Service', 'Early Identification and Intervention of Learning Difficulties Programme for Primary One Pupils' and a variety of learning activities and tasks help students with special educational needs. School-based Gifted Education programmes for students in various domains are provided.
        • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education Integrate diversified teaching techniques and learning tools, the school curriculum and assessment methods will be adapted to cater for different needs. Learning groups, peer tutoring and Little Speech Therapist are organised to facilitate students' learning.
        • 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. Reading buddies, After-school Student Support Programme on Chinese language are organised.
        • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation For students who need help in Chinese, Maths or English, the school conducts Remedial learning classes for P.2-P.6 students and Enhancement Programmes. Two lessons of co-curricular activities are included in the timetable to enrich students' learning experiences.
      • Home-School Co-operation The school encourages parents' involvement in their children's education. Communication and cooperation between the school and parents are strengthened through PTA and their active participation in various school functions. Being parent helpers, they contribute tremendously in various areas, like arranging workshops for parents, being 'Reading Mums and Dads' and 'Healthy Eating Mums and Dads', etc.
      • School Ethos To help students develop a good character and positive attitude through 'Theme-based Assembly','Good Student Star Award Scheme', 'Understanding Adolescent Project' and a variety of learning activities. Taking part in the 'Service-learning', students learn to be caring and confident, and achieve their potential.
      • School Development Plan 1. In pursuit of proficiency in biliteracy and trillingualism, the school-based curriculum planning would be further developed and strengthened. 2. To enhance the qualities of teaching and learning, strategies and approaches are to be implemented in small class teaching. 3. To strengthen the School-based Gifted Development Programmes in order to help our students realise their potential and attain their best. 4. To endorse the promotion of 'Lifetime Sports & Art'. 5. To promote e-learning in different key learning areas. 6. To promote STEAM education. 7. To foster School-based 'Life Education', establish positive values, so as to enhance our students' critical thinking and problem solving skills.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development Staff development workshops and programmes are arranged for teachers to support them in 'Life Education', 'Technology Education' and 'STEAM Education'. To encourage teachers to participate in experience sharing activities both inside and outside school in order to develop a professional teaching team.
      • Others Since 2009, After-school Care Service has been provided for needy students. Tutorial Service and group activities are conducted by experienced social workers and tutors from St. James' Settlement.

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