YAUMATI CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL (HOI WANG ROAD)

Details
  • Primary School Information
    • School Information
      • Supervisor/ Chairman of Management Committee Rev. Lau Foo Kun David
      • School Head Ms. Chan Shuk Yee Polly
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established? Yes
      • School Type AidedWhole Day
      • Student Gender Co-ed
      • Sponsoring Body Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong
      • Religion Catholicism
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1968
      • School Motto We exhort our students to study diligently with illustrious virtue, be sociable, kind, and love the community.
      • School Size About 9900 Sq. M
      • Through-train Secondary School -
      • Feeder Secondary School -
      • Nominated Secondary School -
      • Medium of Instruction Chinese(incl.: Putonghua) and English
      • 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 $40
      • Approved Charges for Non-standard Items $310
      • Other Charges Activities and Outings fees, Miscellaneous fees including student handbook, exercise books etc.
    • 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 Self-directed Learning Centre, Visual Arts Room, Music Room, General Studies Room, Religious Room, Computer Room, Student Activity Centre, Campus TV, English Wonderland, Space Library.
      • Facility(ies) for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs Accessible lift.
      • Others J.1 & J.2 Discussion Area, Reading Theatre, e-reading Boat, Reading Cafe, Virgin Mary Hill, Fish Pond, Garden Facilities.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head) in the 2018/2019 school year
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment 56.0
      • Total number of teachers in the school 64
      • Qualifications and professional training (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education 98%
        • Bachelor Degree 98%
        • Master/ Doctorate Degree or above 48%
        • Special Education Training 38%
      • Years of Experience (%)
        • 0 - 4 years 7%
        • 5 - 9 years 25%
        • 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 0
      • Number of exam(s) per year 3
      • Streaming arrangement The streaming is based on students' average ability.
      • Diversified Assessment for Learning Diversified assessment modes, students take formative and summative assessments. These include project work, listening, speaking, self & peer evaluation, parents' evaluation etc. We encourage students to participate in various international assessments, such as Math Arena, Cambridge English Exam, International Competitions and Assessment for Schools etc.
    • School Life
      • Number of School Days per week 5
      • Number of periods per day 9
      • Duration of each normal period 40
      • School starts at 7:55 AM
      • School ends at 3:10 PM
      • Lunch time 12:50 - 13:40
      • Lunch arrangement Provided by designated supplier, Prepared by parents and Self-packed.
      • Healthy school life With the implementation of the Healthy School Policy, we nurture our students to maintain a healthy lifestyle through a series of health promotion activities, such as Healthy Lunch with nutrition ratio 3:2:1, Zero Snack Day, Physical Fitness Scheme, diverse sport activities, eye exercises, lectures related to anti-drug, preventing drug abuse, sex education and hygiene etc.
      • Remarks After lunch, students can go to different locations, such as Religious Studies Room, Library or Computer Room, to participate in different activities. The school TV station broadcasts video clips about moral education, student performances and school information.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management Organisation The Incorporated Management Committee is established. Under the leadership of the principal, the school policy is carried by 8 committees including School Development Committee, Student Development Committee, Academic Development Committee, Teacher Professional Development Committee, Financial and Resources Management Committee, Human Resources Committee, Student Affairs Committee and Functional Committee.
      • Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee/ Management Committee The Incorporated Management Committee members include School Managing Directors, Supervisor, Principal, teachers, parents and alumni. The School Executive Committee includes Supervisor, Principal, Deputy Principal, and other representative from teachers, parents and alumni.
      • School Green Policy We have Blue Sky Project, Green Campus and Clean Campus Projects. We nurture our students to cherish green and embrace a low carbon life style. We teach our students to grow plants and nurture butterflies. They learn how to protect the environment and save the resources through life wide learning.
      • School's Major Concerns Promote STR²EA²M education and humanitarianism, create a healthy campus.
      • Learning & Teaching Strategies Rationale: Promote gifted education, self-directed learning,e-learning. Enhancing Teaching Strategies based on multiple intelligences, Life-wide learning, Assessment for learning. Learning strategies: Provide diversified learning activities in lessons, at recesses, during lunch breaks. We also promote project learning and learning to read.
      • Development of Key Tasks 1. Cultivate students' reading ability. 2. Develop students' information technology skills. 3. Project Work. 4. Through activities like short speech in assemblies, drama and flag raising, we cultivate in our students proper values through moral and civic education.
      • Development of Generic Skills In addition to learning and teaching of various subjects and key learning areas, project learning enables students to brush up their generic skills through data collection, sorting, analysis, integration, evaluation and reflection, etc.
      • Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity We have bridging courses and curriculum for primary one and primary six, especially in English and Mathematics subjects. We also have many programs such as TOP, Sunshine project, Individual learning plan, speech therapy and programs for the gifted. We also offer a series of programmes to cater for students' educational needs.
      • 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: We provide after-school support in Chinese learning to non-Chinese speaking students.
      • Curriculum Tailoring and Adaptation The curriculum adaptation is implemented based on the needs of students and via the learning activities in the Life-wide Learning Week.
      • Home-School Co-operation The Parents and Teachers' Association of our school has been established since 1995. There has been continuous cooperation between parents and teachers. Furthermore, our school has a well-established team of parent volunteers to facilitate arrangements for lunch, dental and physical check-ups. There are PTA representatives in the School Management Committee. They participate in school policy making and to allow the policies to be more transparent.
      • School Ethos 1. We attach importance to our students' moral behavioural development. Through the gradual influence of a religious atmosphere and various moral education and counseling activities, we develop correct moral concepts in our students. We hope that they can love, respect and discipline themselves and be good students and citizens. 2. We have the Outstanding Student Award, Model Student Award and Self-challenge Academic Improvement Award. We also organize inter-class Tidiness Competitions, Lining Up Fast and Quiet Competitions to develop students' discipline and encourage cooperation. 3. We encourage our students to participate actively in social services, such as visiting elderly homes, planting trees and flag selling and promote the idea of humanitarianism.
      • Future Development
        • School Development Plan 1. STR²EA²M Scheme (Science, Technology, Reading, Religion, Engineering, Art, Attitude and Mathematics) 2. Healthy Dynamics Scheme 3. Gifted Education: Big 3 Scheme 4. Coding Skills Scheme 5. Mathematics Seed Project 6. "Open Eyes Open Mind" Scheme
        • Teacher Professional Training & Development Periodic planning for self professional growth: professional development days for teachers, teaching practicum, action plans, workshops, seminars, cooperative teaching, co-planning, peer observation of lessons, visits, exchanges, sharing and reflection.
        • Others The school determines to uphold and pass on the 5 core values (Truth, Justice, Love, Life and Family) of the Catholic Church to education, and cultivates students to become the leaders of the society. The school inspires potentials of students and provides different opportunities for them in terms of performances, services and a variety of extra curricular activities. Students are highly involved in the activities and school competitions and have superb academic, extra-circular and interpersonal skills. They got excellent performances especially in the areas of speech, dance, swimming, soccer and music.
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