TSZ WAN SHAN CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Father Ngai Tak Man Elton
      • School Head Ms. Wong Yi Ha
      • 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 2002
      • School Motto Please refer to the Chinese version.
      • School Size About 10000 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder 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 $60
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items $310
      • 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 10 rooms: Students Activity Room, Prayer Room, Language Room, Art and Craft Room, General Studies Room, Canteen, Computer room, Music Room, PTA Resource Room, Campus TV, etc.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Tactile guide path and Disabled toilets, On stage with the wheelchair lift at the hall.
      • Others 4 Students Guidance offices, 1 SGT office.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 54.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 55
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 100%
        • Bachelor Degree 100%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 31%
        • Special Education Training 39%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 20%
        • 5 - 9 years 12%
        • 10 years or above 68%
    • 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 P.4 - P.6, Top 60-65 students are selected into elite class which is based on their total marks of Chinese, English and Maths. The rest of students are evenly distributed to other classes.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning For P.1 students, there is no test and examination in the first term. There will be one test and one examination in the second term. Assessment accommodations for students with special needs: Learners with special needs are put into a separate room during Assessment. Questions and content are read to them loud enough to meet their learning demands. Besides, assessment papers are enlarged, time limit is extended.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 7
      • Duration of each normal period 50
      • School starts at 7:55 AM
      • School ends at 3:15 PM
      • Lunch time 13:10 - 14:00
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life Seminars for students on personal hygiene and puberty. Seminars for all students on flu prevention. Balanced diet for lunch. Weight and health programme. Healthy campus scheme and anti-drug education.
      • Remarks 8:10-8:25a.m.: Classmasters' Time; Guidance lesson after lunch time. Time to leave school on Wednesday: 2:25p.m. (For teachers to prepare lessons.) Weekly meeting, life/moral and civic education and extra-curricular activities or project learning to provide multi-learning opportunities for students.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation The Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong → School Management Committee → School Supervisor → Principal → SPSM → AM → APSM → Teachers
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee Incorporated Management Committee: School Governors → Supervisor → Principal
      • School Green Policy Carry out environmental protection education. Establish guidelines for using air-conditioners. Carry out measures for saving paper, ink, water and waste separation in school.
      • School's Major Concerns 1. In accordance with the five core values of Catholic school, let the students love and cherish life. 2. Set up a team to promote e-learning and STEM. 3. Revise the curriculum of the library lesson to improve students' reading skill.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies School-based curriculum, 6 school days as one cycle, resource / elite classes programmes, outside H.K. interactive activities, language-rich environment for learning Putonghua and English, project learning, visits, educational camps, extra-curricular activities etc.
      • Development of Key Tasks Morning reading, reading online scheme,internet learning platform scheme, Electronic learning materials. Establish lessons for religions, moral and civic education, project learning for all levels in school. Reading strategies courses for Chinese and English subjects.
      • Development of Generic Skills Through daily teaching activities, project learning, multi-learning activities, develop students' communications skills, collaborative abilities, critical thinking skills and creativity.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity Establish a school-based Support Team in the school to attend to the special needs of students. Cater for the special needs of individuals in the design and implementation of the curriculum, different methods of teaching and assessments, remedial class and elite class.
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education We set up the student support team to support the students with special educational needs(SENS). We use the special support grant to provide the services for the SENS, including the remedial classes, the remedial learning groups, the special learning groups, the individual educational program, the teaching adaptation and assessment accommodation, the homework accommodation etc. In addition, we use the after-school learning support grant to provide the after-school learning groups, extra-activities and the out-door learning activities. We use the enhanced speech therapy grant to provide the speech therapy services for the needs.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation Integrated and school based curriculum. Small group teaching. Remedial and elite learning.
      • Home-School Co-operation Establish Parent resources; organize specific seminars for parents, picnic for families in addition to the provision of volunteers to facilitate the smooth running of the school and promote the sense of belonging.
      • School Ethos Through school-based counselling activities like personal growth lessons / groups, Self-perfection programme, Sunshine Call programme, Superstar Award Challenge Scheme, peer-tutoring programme, healthy eating in school programme, learning life programme for P.1 Students, seminars on secondary schooling, prefect training scheme, etc.
      • Future Development
        • School Development Plan 1. In accordance with the five core values of Catholic school, let the students love and cherish life. 2. Set up a team to promote e-learning and STEM. 3. Revise the curriculum of the library lesson to improve students' reading skill.
        • Teacher Professional Training & Development Regular meetings for collaborative planning; workshops on different teaching approaches by EDB and encourage teachers to participate in further education programmes in order to develop their life-long learning skills.
        • Others 1. Students can participate in different inter-school competitions, such as the recitation contest, dance competitions, athletics, swimming competitions and various sports competitions, students have achieved excellent results. 2. Scholarships are offered to award outstanding academic achievement levels of students. 3. Students are recommended to participate in extracurricular incentive programs, such as Arts Ambassadors Award, Outstanding Students Award Scheme, Outstanding Athlete Programs etc.

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