S.K.H. YAN LAAP MEMORIAL PRIMARY SCHOOL

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Mr. Chow Siu Lui
      • School Head Ms. Yee Yan Yan
      • 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 2002
      • School Motto Not to be served but to serve
      • School Size About 10700 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School -
      • Nominated Secondary School S.K.H. Lam Woo Memorial 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 $310 (Special purpose) and $250 (native English-speaking teacher)
      • 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 Library, STEM Lab, IT Lab & STEM Marker Centre, English Digital Room, Art Room, 2 Music Rooms, Conference Room, Activity Room and Rainbow Prayer Square.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
      • Others Y2K-designed school with: 1. Air-conditioned and well-equipped classrooms 2. Computer network and projectors
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 56.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 60
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 100%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 38%
        • Special Education Training 19%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 13%
        • 5 - 9 years 7%
        • 10 years or above 80%
    • 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 2
      • Number of exam(s) per year 2
      • Streaming arrangement For P.3 to P.6, students with higher learning abilities will be allocated into two classes in each level. One class from each level is using Putonghua as the medium of instruction in Chinese Language lesson.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning Formative and summative assessments are included. In English and Chinese language, there are listening and oral assessments. Generic skills, values and attitudes are assessed in Religious Studies, Physical Education and Visual Arts. Students are encouraged to learn through self assessment and peer assessment.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 9
      • Duration of each normal period 35
      • School starts at 7:55 AM
      • School ends at 2:50 PM
      • Lunch time 12:15 - 13:10
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier.
      • Healthy school life Lunch supplier provides healthy lunch including grain, vegetables and meat in the ratio of 3:2:1 by volume. Our school participates in the Primary School Physical Fitness Award Scheme and sportACT Award Scheme in order to help students engage regularly in physical activities and build up an active and healthy lifestyle.
      • Remarks In order to make good use of the school premises, various kinds of activities are organized for students. After lunch, our library and computer room are open to all students. Every week, voluntary parents conduct story-telling lessons for our students.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation In order to optimize the implementation of the school plans and monitor the school development, various function and subject groups such as Curriculum Development, Student Support and Student Guidance and Discipline Team work collaboratively and closely with School Management and Administrative Team.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee The members of our Incorporated Management Committee are all professionals from different sectors with great insights and visions.
      • School Green Policy Implement Green Campus Scheme and organic farming to arouse and sustain students' eco-awareness.
      • School's Major Concerns Yearning for self-discipline, Learning with joy and confidence, Maturing into loving servants.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies The school has been actively promoting lesson strategies based on formative assessment for learning, to strengthen students' self learning abilities. High-level critical thinking skills are integrated in each subject to increase students' learning motivation and efficiency. STEM learning activities are immersed into General Studies to develop and cultivate students' potential in different fields. In order to encourage students to work hard and increase students' confidence in learning, the "Yan Laap Angels" Award Scheme is implemented to introduce positive encouragement for students' hard work. To develop Christian values and morals and to facilitate positive development of students' bodies and minds, the school has implemented various activities including Warriors of Christ, where students complete different tasks to learn about Christian values. Religious, moral and life education courses are carried out weekly, during which correct morals are taught through sharing, hymns, videos and prayers.
      • Development of Key Tasks To foster students' interest in reading, various reading schemes are implemented to encourage reading habits. Three native-English speaking teachers are employed to develop our English curriculum, and to increase students' English abilities. In general, each subject aims to develop students' abilities in communication, interaction and self-directed learning through topic-based learning projects. The school has installed wireless networks throughout the campus, and is gradually promoting e-learning to encourage students to utilize electronic resources in their self-driven education. To develop students' confidence and positive morals, the school implements annual guidance services schemes, to encourage active participation of students, while nurturing students into becoming responsible citizens.
      • Development of Generic Skills Students are encouraged to participate in various activities so as to develop their language and communication skills and explore their full potentials.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity Student Support Team helps identify students with learning difficulties and provide them with pull-out teaching and remedial classes.
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education Our student support team will organize remedial learning groups and peer tutoring for our students. Clinical psychologist, education psychologist and speech therapist are employed to support students with SEN.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation Pull-out and small group teaching are offered in Chinese, English and Mathematics to cater for students' diverse learning needs. Learning activities are tailored to help students with learning difficulties. Our school offers different training programs for talented and gifted students. Programs for the gifted children such as flight training programme, Jr. Space Camp, Jr. entrepreneur programme and debate team are offered.
      • Home-School Co-operation Home-school communication is strengthened through different activities, such as Parents' Day, Picnic Day and parents' workshops, organized by PTA.
      • School Ethos Ethos of simplicity and good learning atmosphere are found in our school. Through moral education, life education, personal growth education and morning assemblies, we aim at strengthening the campus atmosphere in Christianity and developing students with proper moral concepts and building up their positive values and attitudes.
      • School Development Plan To enhance students' interest to learn English by providing a language rich English learning environment. To encourage teachers to apply various teaching and learning strategies skills in lessons and the trial use of e-learning tools so as to develop students' learning habits.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development We have continuously implemented school-based professional teaching training, and have introduced external resources such as collaborating with universities to implement curriculum development programmes, in an attempt to increase the teaching efficiency. On the other hand, we highly encourage teachers to continue in their pursuit of higher education, such as to invest in the new trend of e-teaching or STEM education.
      • Others Overseas exchange programmes were launched last few years. Our Shanghai, Taiwan, Singapore, Korea and Nanjing study tours not only widened students' horizons, but also strengthened their knowledge about environmental protection and technological development.

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