ST. PATRICK'S SCHOOL

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Mr. Poon Shu Chiu Edward
      • School Head Ms. Cheung Chok Fong
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • Sponsoring Body The Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong
      • Religion Catholicism
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1965
      • School Motto Respect Our Lord and love our neighbours
      • School Size About 3300 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School -
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction Chinese
      • School Bus Service Nanny van
      • Parent-Teacher Association Yes
      • Old Students' Association/ School Alumni Association Yes
    • 2019/2020 Annual School Charges
      • School Fee -
      • Tong Fai
      • PTA Fee $200 (for six years)
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items $300
      • Other Charges -
    • 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 4 Rooms (Visual Arts Room, Music Room, IT Room, English Room.)
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Ramp, Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
      • Others IRTP Room.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 45.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 47
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 100%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 26%
        • Special Education Training 58%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 8%
        • 5 - 9 years 13%
        • 10 years or above 79%
    • 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 2
      • Number of exam(s) per year 2
      • Streaming arrangement According to academic results (P.4 - P.6).
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning Pupils' Self-evaluation, Peer evaluation & Parents' evaluation, as well as evaluation through intranet.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 9
      • Duration of each normal period 35
      • School starts at 8:15 AM
      • School ends at 3:30 PM
      • Lunch time 12:50 - 13:45
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life Eat Smart School Accreditation, Spinal Campus Campaign, Healthy Diet Implementation Plan in order to promote healthy eating habit. School Physical Award Scheme in order to promote healthy life.
      • Remarks Homework Period, Life Education Period & Extra-curricular Activities, school library, IT Room & MMLC Room for pupils to use during recess and after school.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation The principal works as the leader of the management team; The members in the management team lead the functional groups which were formed according to the four key dimension areas in the School Performance Indicators.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee The members of The Incorporated Management Committee includes the representatives of the school sponsoring body and experienced principals, members outside the School, parents, past students, teachers.
      • School Green Policy To increase pupils' awareness of environmental protection by promotion and implementation of related activities.
      • School's Major Concerns 1. Through promoting self-directed learning and catering for learner diversity, to enhance the effectiveness of learning and teaching. 2. To build up school culture with the core values of Catholic Schools and our spirit of Patron Saint.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies Implement SCOLAR programme "Using PTH to teach Chinese Language Subject" in P.2 to P.6; implement split class in English Language Subject in P.5 & P.6; create language environment to improve students' speaking and listening skills in English and PTH; implement "Develop students' self-learning ability in Chinese, Programme" in P.1 to P.4; implement "Tiered Intervention Model Programme" in Chinese Language Subject in P.1 to P.3; facilitate holistic learning activities and overseas exchange programme to broaden students' learning experience; develop relevant common skills through interdisciplinary learning activities and STEM education.
      • Development of Key Tasks Library lesson, Story Aunt and sharing time foster students' reading habit; "We are One" - Exchange Programme & "Sister School Scheme" strengthens students' national identity; Life Education lesson and integration of moral and civic education nurtures correct values and attitude; Online learning platform and St. Patrick's TV enhance IT interactive learning.
      • Development of Generic Skills Organize collaborative learning activities, General Studies project learning & School technology Day to cultivate students' generic skills.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity "Fund Reading & Learning Group" ; "Reading fluency training on Chinese high-frequency words Programme"; "Play and Learn Programme for Dyslexia"; "Gifted Curriculum Creative Thinking Class" Group; Speech therapy service; Resident educational psychologist, Learning Support Assistant and School Social Worker; "Jockey Club Autism Support Network"; "Jockey Club Kindling Active Kids Project".
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education With the funding from EDB, the school organizes after-school remedial classes in which the tutors help students with their homework. The school also provides pull-out programmes to cater for students who have special education needs. The enhanced speech therapy grant enables the deployment of a school speech therapist to deliver appropriate treatment plan for the speech and language impaired students. Moreover, specialists are employed to conduct training on emotional and social skills.
      • Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: arranging intensive Chinese learning and teaching mode(s), e.g. pull-out learning if necessary, split-class/group learning, etc.. Teaching assistants guide students to complete homework after class; "Reading together programme"; Provide talking pen for students to use for self-study.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation Providing accommodations in homework, dictation, tests and examinations to students with special learning needs; SCOLAR (EEGS) Reading to Writing Workshop (P.3 - P.6); School-based Support Services – General Studies Unit Teaching Plan Design; Chinese Read & Write Plan.
      • Home-School Co-operation "Smart Parent Volunteers" assist school activities; Parent volunteers work as ECA tutors, "Student Scholarship and Sponsorship Scheme".
      • School Ethos Whole-school culture of "Affection & Inclusion"; pure, honest ethos, mutual respect and affection between teachers and pupils.
      • School Development Plan Optimize classroom teaching in order to increase the effectiveness of learning and teaching; Strengthen moral education and nurture correct values and attitudes among students; Regular teaching and evaluation of lessons, to promote communication between teachers, optimization of learning and teaching.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development Teachers actively participate in diverse professional development events and try different e-learning programmes. Regular lesson observations and teaching analysis intensify exchanges between teachers and optimization in classroom learning and teaching.
      • Others Champion of Kowloon North Area Inter-Primary Schools Basketball Competition (Girls).

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