ST. PETER'S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Rev. Chan Tak Hung, Philip
      • School Head Ms. Chau Wing Sze
      • 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 1958
      • School Motto To Love God and Mankind; To Seek Virtue and Knowledge
      • School Size About 2000 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School St. Peter's 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 $35
      • 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 Computer Room, STEM Room, Art Room, Religious Room, Music Room, Multi-Purpose Activity Room, English Room, P.E. Room, Counselling Room & Medical Room.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs
      • Others Teaching Resource Room, Study Room, Meeting Room, Conference Room, Parents' Resource Centre, St Peter's Garden, Tuckshop & St Peter's Art Gallery.
    • 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 45
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 98%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 20%
        • Special Education Training 47%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 16%
        • 5 - 9 years 16%
        • 10 years or above 68%
    • 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 Student's academic performance and learning abilities (P.5 to P.6).
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning Other than annual summative assessments, students are formatively assessed in terms of Show and Tell, Chinese Dictation, English Dictation, project learning, task work and etc. Different modes of assessment (e.g. self-assessment, peer assessment and parent evaluations) are also included.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 9
      • Duration of each normal period 35
      • School starts at 8:00 AM
      • School ends at 3:20 PM
      • Lunch time 12:30 - 13:30
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life Physical health activities, SportAct Award Scheme, Physical Fitness Award Scheme, Sports Day, Interclass athletic contests and healthy eating promotion programme etc.
      • Remarks Apart from regular lessons, there are morning assemblies, morning exercise sessions, the morning reading scheme, weekly assemblies, class periods, civic education, tutorial lessons, cross-curricular link activities and extra-curricular activities.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management
        • School Management Organisation A clear management framework has been well established. The supervisors, principal and all the teachers work collaboratively to plan, implement and evaluate the school policies with encouraging feedback from all the stakeholders of the school.
        • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee The Incorporated Management Committee oversees the running of the school. Apart from the supervisors, principal and teachers, parents and representatives from the school alumni are also invited to join the committee. The view points and comments are comprehensive and it can increase the accountability of the committee.
        • School Green Policy To enhance students environmental consciousness through setting up smart green campus, green garden, STEM Room, aquaponics and etc.
        • School's Major Concerns 1. To nurture and develop students spanning the spectrum of positive and proactive values, community spirit and spirituality. 2. To deepen and further enhance students self-directed learning skills and attitudes.
      • Learning and Teaching Plan
        • Learning & Teaching Strategies 1. Promote co-operative learning to enhance students' engagement in lessons and develop students' collaboration skills through mixed ability grouping in group activities. 2. Enhance Students self- directed learning attitudes in the curriculum and cultivate students' high-ordered thinking skills, critical thinking skills and creativity skills. 3. Create a language-rich learning environment through training English and Putonghua ambassadors, conducting regular morning and lunch activities, Campus TV programme and etc. Students are given lots of opportunities to communicate with others in English and Putonghua.
        • Development of Key Tasks 1. Moral and civic education: Promote Positive Education. St Peter's motto and the core values of Catholic Education are embodied in the school-based moral and civic education programmes. 2. Ready to learn: A reading culture is developed through teaching reading strategies in reading lessons, morning reading sessions, Reading Award Scheme for all levels, student librarians training and "Good Book Recommendation" in campus TV programmes etc. 3. Project learning: Project learning is implemented for senior primary students with th1emphasis on STEM development so as to motivate students' interest and promote inquiry – based learning. 4. Information Technology (IT) for interactive learning: Wifi network coverage is well-established in the school campus and both teachers and students adopt iPad in teaching and learning. Various interest groups and IT challenge awards are launched to facilitate students' IT competencies.
        • Development of Generic Skills Students' generic skills are developed in both the formal and informal curricular. Co-operative learning, group activities, visits and community services are integrated into the curriculum.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity 1. Gifted groups and small classes are for more-able and less-able students respectively. 2. After-school Learning and Support Programme. 3. Understanding Adolescences Project (Primary). 4. Speech therapy service and School-based Educational Psychologist Services. 5. Other support: Reading Mum Reading Programme, Chinese and English Enhancement Programme, Big Brothers/Sisters Scheme, Social skills training class etc.
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education 1. SENCO leads the student support team. 2. Student Support Team which includes EP, SGP and specialist teachers is set up to plan, implement and review the SEN support measures regularly. 3. We adopt a whole School Approach to cater for student diversity.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation 1. Curriculum tailoring and adaptation are adopted to develop the school-based subject curriculum in Chinese, English and Maths. Worksheets with different levels are designed for students. 2. Tailoring the amount required for dictation in Chinese and English. 3. Balancing the amount and mode of various types of homework for students with special needs. 4. Special arrangements for students with special needs during the school tests and exams.
      • Home-School Co-operation Seminars and activities for parents are frequently organised by the PTA. A huge group of parent volunteers is well-established. Parents are proactive in supporting school activities and offering their expertise to the school. The PTA is an asset for strengthening the link between the parents and the school. The PTA enhances communication between the school and parents. It has also provided an interface for working towards a common goal. It facilitates the implementation of different school policies.
      • School Ethos The school inculcates positive values and good conduct through religion, moral and civic education and other activities. The discipline teacher and the student guidance teacher work collaboratively in supporting students' academic, emotional and behavioral performance. All teachers are dedicated to creating a mutually trusting, respectful, supportive and appreciative learning environment in accordance with the motto of "Love and Care".
      • Future Development
        • School Development Plan 1. Develop school-based curriculum in accordance with "Learning to Learn 2.0". 2. Initiate Civic and Moral Education featuring the five core values of Catholic Education. Promote a school-based programme for the "St. Peter's Good Student Passport Programme" to reinforce our school motto, "To Love God and Mankind; To Seek Virtue and Knowledge". 3. Promote diversified sports-arts activities to develop students' potential. 4. Promote STREAM to develop students' logical thinking skills and creativity skills. 5. Organize Study tours outside Hong Kong with focus on English enhancement, STEM development etc.
        • Teacher Professional Training & Development To enhance learning and teaching effectiveness, English teachers join the EDB School-based Learning Support Services while Chinese and Maths Teachers participate actively in various workshops, school visits, sharings and seminars organized by HKU and EdUHK focusing on 'Self-directed Learning'.
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