ST. JOSEPH'S ANGLO-CHINESE PRIMARY SCHOOL

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Mr. Chu Fu Yau
      • School Head Ms. Kwok Wan
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Not Applicable
      • School Type PrivateWhole Day
      • Student Gender Boys
      • Sponsoring Body Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong
      • Religion Catholicism
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1958
      • School Motto AD ASTRA- a Latin phrase meaning to the stars, it signifies our desire to excel in all fields of school life.
      • School Size About 4500 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School St.Joseph's Anglo-Chinese School
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction English
      • 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 $43000
      • Tong Fai
      • PTA Fee $30
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items -
      • Other Charges -
    • School Facilities
      • Number of Classroom(s) 18
      • Number of School Hall(s) 1
      • Number of Playground(s) 2
      • Number of Library(ies) 1
      • Special Rooms Multi-Media Learning Centre, Music Room, Visual Art Room, Computer Room, Gifted Education Learning Centre.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Ramp, Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
      • Others Church, Tennis Court.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment -
      • Total number of teachers in the school 34
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 90%
        • Bachelor Degree 90%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 20%
        • Special Education Training 10%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 38%
        • 5 - 9 years 12%
        • 10 years or above 50%
    • Class Structure
      • 2018/19 School Year
        • P1 Number of classes 3
        • P2 Number of classes 3
        • P3 Number of classes 3
        • P4 Number of classes 3
        • P5 Number of classes 3
        • P6 Number of classes 3
        • Total 18
      • 2019/20 School Year
        • P1 Number of classes 3
        • P2 Number of classes 3
        • P3 Number of classes 3
        • P4 Number of classes 3
        • P5 Number of classes 3
        • P6 Number of classes 3
        • Total 18
    • Performance Assessment
      • Number of test(s) per year 0
      • Number of exam(s) per year 3
      • Streaming arrangement Averaging.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning Oral and written exam, project work, presentation, role play, etc.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 8
      • Duration of each normal period 35
      • School starts at 8:00 AM
      • School ends at 3:00 PM
      • Lunch time 12:20 - 13:20
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life Daily morning exercises, daily Backcare exercises, various Extra-curricular Activities.
      • Remarks -
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation School Management Committee, Supervisor, Principal, Vice-Principal, Senior Teachers, Teachers.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee School Management Committee members: Supervisor (chairman), current/retired school heads, devoted Catholics. Attending: Principal, Vice-Principal, representatives from alumni, PTA & teachers.
      • School Green Policy School, teachers and students always try our best to reduce waste.
      • School's Major Concerns LOVE LIVE LEARN.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies Fully Implemented: Language-rich Environment, Gifted Education (whole-class and pull-out programmes). Other than the basic curriculum, there are also: theme activities, mass lectures, project collaboration, personal growth education, thinking skills development, Wednesday Programmes, Friday Activities.
      • Development of Key Tasks 1. Reading Scheme: Promote English and Chinese reading, shared reading culture among students; participate in Chinese and English Daily Online Reading Programmes. 2. I.T. Learning: Equipped with a Multimedia Learning Centre and classrooms with computers, projectors and internet access; Train students with essential I.T. techniques for self-learning in other subjects. 3. Project Learning: Provide opportunities for students to work and learn together. 4. Moral and Civic Education: Cultivate a correct and positive attitude of life in students through sharing in assemblies, moral education lessons and seminars.
      • Development of Generic Skills Cross-subjects learning. Wednesday Programmes and Friday activities: They are scheduled on Wednesdays and Friday during regular school hours. They are enhancement lessons and different physical activities which provide our students with more opportunities to acquire knowledge other than the regular subjects. The design of the programmes aims at enriching the thinking and communication skills of our students and providing them more chances to expose to other languages and cultures. It is essential that students develop different skills to meet the needs of their future learning.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity For individual students: subject remedial classes, learning skills classes.
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education For individual students: subject remedial classes, learning skills classes, training on social skills.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation Students familiarize themselves with the use of English, Putonghua and Cantonese through a language-rich environment and daily curriculum: English, Mathematics and General Studies are taught in English, Chinese is taught in Putonghua, and other subjects are taught in Cantonese. Develop students' potentials by providing Gifted Education programmes and various extra-curricular courses/activities.
      • Home-School Co-operation The Parent-Teacher Association was established in 1971 with the objective to promote home-school relations. Committee members (parents and teachers) meet regularly throughout the year to discuss school matters. The association also arranges activities such as the annual parent-child picnic, parent seminar, graduation lunch, and the Parent-Also-Appreciate-Teachers Drive. The school also invites parents to join our school outings, participate in the Sports Day and Swimming Gala.
      • School Ethos The school has a strong and vibrant school ethos. Students are courteous and disciplined. A harmonious rapport is established between teachers and students. Religious activities, bible sharings, assemblies and prayers help foster students' positive attitudes of life and proper moral values. Parents are invited to join different school functions such as parents' days, seminars and parent-child picnics. This strengthens school-parent relationship and cooperation. Student Guidance Officer and Educational Psychologist provide individual and group counselling and activities to parents and students.
      • School Development Plan Further Strengthen: Phonetics Learning (IPA), Gifted Programmes, Language-rich Environment Scheme, E-learning, Native-speaking Teachers Scheme (English & Putonghua), English drama. A particular school-based Extra-Curricular Activities Programme is provided to students of each level to foster multiple-intelligence.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development Teachers continue to participate actively in professional development training.
      • Others Daily morning assemblies are conducted in English. Various English learning activities (such as Wacky Wednesday, Proverb a month, Fun with English, Read the Bible Verse etc.) are also available throughout the academic year. All teachers use English to teach and to communicate with students in and out of classrooms. These provide a perfect written and verbal English environment for our students.

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