TUNG WAH GROUP OF HOSPITALS MA KAM CHAN MEMORIAL PRIMARY SCHOOL

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  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Mr. Ma Ching Hang Patrick
      • School Head Ms. Fung Yuk Yi
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • Sponsoring Body Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
      • Religion Not Applicable
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 2009
      • School Motto Diligence, Frugality, Loyalty and Faithfulness as the guiding principle in the moral and intellectual development of our students.
      • School Size About 7200 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School -
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction Chinese & English
      • School Bus Service Nanny van
      • Parent-Teacher Association Yes
      • Old Students' Association/ School Alumni Association No
    • 2019/2020 Annual School Charges
      • School Fee -
      • Tong Fai
      • PTA Fee $20
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items Bill payment for readers and teaching materials $310.
      • Other Charges Five extra non-EDB full-time Native English Speaking Teachers, $600-$800 each term.
    • School Facilities
      • Number of Classroom(s) 36
      • Number of School Hall(s) 1
      • Number of Playground(s) 2
      • Number of Library(ies) 1
      • Special Rooms English room, language room, English/General Studies room, music room, visual arts room, advanced computer room, technology innovation room, city development centre and parents resource centre.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Ramp, Accessible lift, Accessible toilet, Braille and tactile floor plan, Tactile guide path, Accessible public information / service counter and Visual fire alarm system.
      • Others Well-equipped smart classrooms, all-weather running tracks, basketball courts, roof playground and the sky garden as multi-functional areas.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 71.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 69
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 94%
        • Bachelor Degree 97%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 33%
        • Special Education Training 41%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 33%
        • 5 - 9 years 17%
        • 10 years or above 50%
    • Class Structure
      • 2018/19 School Year
        • P1 Number of classes 9
        • P2 Number of classes 9
        • P3 Number of classes 7
        • P4 Number of classes 6
        • P5 Number of classes 4
        • P6 Number of classes 5
        • Total 40
      • 2019/20 School Year (Based on the approval of EDB in 2019)
        • P1 Number of classes 6
        • P2 Number of classes 9
        • P3 Number of classes 9
        • P4 Number of classes 7
        • P5 Number of classes 6
        • P6 Number of classes 4
        • Total 41
    • Performance Assessment
      • Number of test(s) per year 2
      • Number of exam(s) per year 2
      • Streaming arrangement In order to cater for individual differences, the year-end academic result is used as the major criteria for streaming. There is one "elite class" in each level from P.4 to P.6.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning There are 2 tests and 2 examinations in a school year. Formative assessments are also conducted to assess learning progress.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 9
      • Duration of each normal period 35
      • School starts at 8:20 AM
      • School ends at 3:30 PM
      • Lunch time 12:10 - 13:05
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier and Prepared by parents.
      • Healthy school life The school sets up a committee to advocate healthy lifestyles and healthy eating habits amongst all students.
      • Remarks -
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation There are different administrative boards to oversee the school in areas of Teaching & Learning, Administration and Pastoral Care.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee The Incorporated Management Committee has been set up to implement School-Based Management.
      • School Green Policy With reference to the Guidelines on Environmental Education, our school tries to implement the School Green Policy through different areas: school infrastructure, management, education and external networks.
      • School's Major Concerns Reading for knowledge, English for more opportunities, Participation for self-actualization, Expression for mutual understanding, Thinking for enlightenment.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies Our school emphasizes the importance of English learning. To provide an authentic and encouraging environment for students to learn English and enhance students' English proficiency, we have 4 Native-English speaking teachers (NETs). We apply the cooperative learning approach to cater for individual differences and make use of 'Self-directed Learning' and 'Brain-based Education' theories and practices in our daily teaching and learning.
      • Development of Key Tasks We are actively involved in curriculum reform, which includes the building of a reading culture, implementing moral education as well as making use of project learning and information technology to enhance learning effectiveness. We strive to promote a caring and healthy environment.
      • Development of Generic Skills We develop pupils' generic skills in formal lessons and also in special events such as "STEM Activities", "Project-based Learning", "Joint-class activities", field trips, visits, competitions inside and outside school, etc.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity 1. Remedial classes for students with different learning difficulties. 2. Mixed-mode student support programme is launched. 3. Adaptation of curriculum and assessment for SEN students.
      • Whole School Approach to Integrated Education Teaching adaptation and assessment accommodation, remedial learning groups, training on social skills, speech therapy services, individual education plan.
      • Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: Additional Chinese classes after school.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation Co-planning meetings are held regularly so that teachers can tailor-make teaching materials for students.
      • Home-School Co-operation Our Parent Teacher Association has been established. We organize many different kinds of activities for parents and students.
      • School Ethos To promote a loving and caring atmosphere, the school carries out different schemes such as the "Understanding adolescents Program", "Care for Each Other Program", and "Harmonious School Program".
      • School Development Plan 2018/19 Major Areas of Concern: 1. To establish an effective administration and provide a higher teaching quality by scaffolding a better administrative framework and cultivating a cooperative teaching team. To cultivate students' positive values and attitudes on self-management, self-discipline and responsibility. 2. To enhance students' learning experiences and self-exploration abilities by developing a school-based curriculum framework with better use of e-learning techniques and STEM education. 3. To establish an English-rich learning environment for our students by encouraging students to read more English books and providing authentic environment for students to learn English. 4. To cultivate students' attitudes on self-management, self-discipline and responsibility for developing their positive values.
      • Teacher Professional Training & Development The school encourages all teachers to take part in professional training programmes. School based teacher training programs are also held regularly.
      • Others Our school, originally named TWGHs Electrical Appliances Merchants Association Ltd. School (PM), moved to Choi Yuen Estate and turned whole day in September, 2009. We continue to provide quality education for students in the North district. According to the announcement dated on 15th August, 2013 by EDB, our school has been re-allocated to a 36-class new school premises on Ching Shing Road, Sheung Shui. The new premises is now in use from 2017/2018 academic year. At the request of the Education Bureau, the operating mode of our school is "One School, Two Campuses". All P.1 students study at our Annex Campus (Choi Yuen) and the whole grade will come back to the Main Campus (Ching Shing Road) in P.2 to continue their learning.

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