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

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Rev. Leung Ka Jor
      • School Head Ms. LAI CHING WAI
      • 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 1876
      • School Motto Not to be served but to serve
      • School Size About 1487 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School -
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction Chinese
      • School Bus Service
      • 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 -
      • Other Charges -
    • School Facilities
      • Number of Classroom(s) 12
      • Number of School Hall(s) 1
      • Number of Playground(s) 1
      • Number of Library(ies) 0
      • Special Rooms Computer room, Reading room & Activity room.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs
      • Others -
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 26.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 27
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 97%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 31%
        • Special Education Training 35%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 14%
        • 5 - 9 years 24%
        • 10 years or above 62%
    • Class Structure
      • 2018/19 School Year
        • P1 Number of classes 2
        • P2 Number of classes 2
        • P3 Number of classes 2
        • P4 Number of classes 2
        • P5 Number of classes 2
        • P6 Number of classes 2
        • Total 12
      • 2019/20 School Year (Based on the approval of EDB in 2019)
        • P1 Number of classes 2
        • P2 Number of classes 2
        • P3 Number of classes 2
        • P4 Number of classes 2
        • P5 Number of classes 2
        • P6 Number of classes 2
        • Total 12
    • Performance Assessment
      • Number of test(s) per year 2
      • Number of exam(s) per year 2
      • Streaming arrangement 1. Stream P.4 to P.6 pupils according to their learning abilities. 2. Use Putonghua and Cantonese as the media of instruction to teach Chinese Language for P.1 to P.3.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning 1. Formative assessment: project learning, class observation, assignment performance, peer and self evaluation. 2. Summative assessment: tests and examinations. 3. Catering for learning diversity: adapting the content of the assignments and dictation.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 10
      • Duration of each normal period 35
      • School starts at 8:25 AM
      • School ends at 3:30 PM
      • Lunch time 12:30 - 13:20
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life 1. Join the Primary School Physical Fitness Award Scheme. 2. The School lunch supplier provides fruit and meals recommended by the dietitians.
      • Remarks In order to enrich our students' school life, our school organizes a variety of activities such as Multiple Intelligences Activities (every student joins 2 activities on Friday afternoon), study tour, reading schemes, General Studies Tech day, English Fun day, Math Competition, Putonghua Games Day, General Questions' Contest, Sports and Art competitions, Gospel Day etc.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation Three committees including School Management and Organisation Committee, Teaching and Learning Committee, Students' Affairs Committee and 17 functional teams.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee Incorporated Management Committee consists of 15 members, including Supervisor, Sponsoring Body Manager, Principal (ex-officio manager), Teacher Manager, Parent Manager, Independent Manager, Alternate Sponsoring Body.
      • School Green Policy 1. Class Eco-Ambassador Programme 2. P.5-P.6 students join the Student Environmental Protection Ambassador Scheme 3. Join the Hong Kong No Air Con Night
      • School's Major Concerns 1. To enhance students' learning capacity. 2. To know oneself and appreciate others.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies 1. Boost students' reading interests and set up a literacy-rich campus. 2. Use IT in teaching & learning to enhance pupils' abilities at self-study. 3. Cater for learner diversity.
      • Development of Key Tasks 1. Reading to learn: Different reading schemes have been implemented to promote a reading culture within the school. 2. Information Technology for Interactive Learning: Realising IT potential and unleashing the learning power of our students to learn and to excel. 3. Project Learning: Facilitate pupils to connect learning to their daily life. 4. Moral and Civic Education: To cultivate pupils' positive values and attitudes.
      • Development of Generic Skills Enhance pupils' generic skills by adopting a variety of learning activities.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity 1. Organize remedial teaching and homework tutorial class. 2. Organize Adaptation Class for Newly-Arrived Children from Mainland China. 3. Provide homework, test and examination accommodation.
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education 1.Provide P.1 Chinese Reinforcement Course for Early Identification and Intervention (EII) Programme for P.1 and P.2 students who have learning difficulties. 2. Organize attention skills training class, social skills training class and Reading & Writing skills training class. 3. School-based Educational Psychology Service. 4. School-based speech therapy. 5. Big Brothers and Big Sisters Reading & Writing Scheme. 6. Individual Education Plan. 7. Organize teachers' and parents' Talk.
      • 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; appoints additional teacher(s)/teaching assistant(s) to support NCS students’ learning of Chinese; arranging intensive Chinese learning and teaching mode(s), e.g. pull-out learning if necessary, split-class/group learning, etc.; developing school-based Chinese Language curriculum and/or adapting learning and teaching materials; and organising cultural integration activities. Provide homework, test and examination accommodation.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation Accommodation in homework and special arrangement in tests & exams are adopted to cater for the educational needs and learning diversity of students.
      • Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
        • Home-School Co-operation PTA organizes a lot of activities e.g. Family Outing, Christmas Gathering, talks, parent volunteers etc.
        • School Ethos 1. Enhance students' self-confidence and develop positive value. 2. Promote students' sense of gratitude and spirit of loving oneself and one another. 3. Foster students to appreciate others.
      • School Development Plan 1. To set up a literacy-rich campus. 2. To use IT in teaching and learning. 3. To cater for learner diversity. 4. To know oneself and set up learning goals for oneself. 5. To promote students to love and appreciate others.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development 1. Focus on the four core domains: a. Learning and teaching b. Student development c. School development d. Professional Relationships and Services 2. To promote a culture of excellence in the teaching team.
      • Others 1. Scholarships for academic and non-academic subjects. 2. Award a lot of prizes in inter-school competitions. e.g. Hong Kong Schools Drama Festival, Hong Kong Schools Dance Festival, Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival, Hong Kong Schools Music Festival.

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