Inaugurated in 2000, the College is one of the more established schools within Hong Kong’s DSS sector. The College’s mission is to develop all students into well-rounded, life-long learners who are bi-literate and tri-lingual, international in their outlook, creative and proficient in information technology. Currently in our fourteenth year of operation, the College is turning out creative, confident, outgoing and linguistically proficient students who enjoy a balanced school life. Click here for more information.
To celebrate the festive season in December, the School Band performed the Carols Joy to the World, Jingle Bells and We Wish You a Merry Christmas in the Covered Playground on December 18, 2014. The School Band wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2015.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department invited Mr. YY Lam(林溢欣), a famous tutor from Beacon College, to conduct a talk to our S5 students on 15th December. 40 S6 students from Lingnan Dr Chung Wing Kwong Memorial Secondary School also came and joined the talk. During the talk, Mr. Lam shared a lot of useful strategies for preparing the DSE Chinese Exam. Click here for more information.
Our school has set up our very first organic farm which allows our students to learn and practice organic farming. The school invited professionals in organic farming to conduct workshops in helping our students learning what organic farming is. Students help in setting up the farm, and they are also responsible in maintaining and taking care of the farm.
Students are very happy and feel excited in harvesting tomatoes, beet roots, celery, broccoli etc. in the coming future!
The 'CityU Discovery & Innovation Debating Challenge' is an annual event that was held on 22nd November. The City University focuses on discovery and innovation and students got to experience that through a campus tour. Thereafter, a debate workshop was held in which students were given an opportunity to analyze the composition of debate speeches. Finally, three of our students competed against St. Louis school and won for the second time in a row.
Debaters in the competition included: Sristi Gurung (5R), April Berago (5R), and Anish Kumar (5R). Anish was the best speaker.
Other participants included: Masira Ahmad (4T), Elvain Delara (4R), Bhupinder Singh (5S), Wendy Mcleod (5R) and Merina Phagami(4R).
The motion of the debate was that "the Hong Kong Government is doing enough to tackle climate change".
Our school was the negative team.
The Chinese Department joined the I-LEARN Learning Platform (智愛中文平台) this year. Both of our Chinese and non-Chinese students performed very well in November in this online learning activity. I-LEARN Learning Platform (智愛中文平台) issued certificates to the outstanding performed students, the outstanding performed classes, the most improved students and the best blog writer.
Here is the list of students who received the Outstanding Performance Awards:
1C JANG Yejun
1J GUL Bilal
1B AU YEUNG Hon Lam
2C TSANG Wing Shan
2C LO Ho Fung
2P HUI Cheuk Wing
3C NG Suet Lam
3T LEE Hoi Yan
4T NG Wing Lam
4A KWOK Ming Tak Jason
5I WONG Kwun Hoi
5R LEE Kin Long Victor
5H WONG Hayley Click here for more information.
The Inter-school Super 24 Invitational Contest organized by STFA Seaward Woo College was held on 6 December 2014. This is the second year that our students joined this competition. There were 72 awardees out of 368 participants and 3 of our students obtained honours out of the 72 awardees.
2C Thomas Lo and 2C Martin Kwok got into the second round and won 3rd Class Honours while 2P Steven Lau got into the semi-final and won the 2nd Class Honour.
On December 6, 51 of our students participated in the Ode to Joy Concert of Ten Thousand music performance at the Hong Kong Coliseum.
Ode to Joy is a multi-media gala concert. It aims to combine the two elements of “youth” and “music” to promote the beauty of music to youngsters. Through a diversity of musical movements and new performances, it depicts the experience young people go through as they grow up, which, though with frequent ups and downs, composes a celebrated, once-in-a-lifetime young musical movement.
The highlight of the programme includes a choir of approximately 10,000 participants performing Ode to Joy from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. With new and innovative elements added, the popular tune of Ode to Joy is expected to break the Guinness World Records: Most People Singing Live on a Radio Broadcast. Click here for more information.
We are delighted once again this year with the number of participants (over 750) in the Hong Kong Schools English Speech Festival. The students are taking part in the following competitions and the results so far have been very encouraging.
Group Entries: 21
Choral Speaking; Words and Movements; Harmonic Speaking; Public Speaking Team; Rehearsed Original Scene; Impoverished
Dramatic Duologues: 19
Solo Entries: 178 entries
Some students have joined more than 1 category
Solo Verse: Solo Prose Reading ; Public Speaking Solo ; Shakespeare Monologue
The S1 Admission Seminar was held on November 30, 2014. More than 700 parents and students attended the seminar. We were honoured to have Mr. Tien Puk Sun Michael, BBS JP as our guest of honour.
During the seminar, our Principal, Mr. Lawrence Law, shared our school’s vision with our guests. The Chairperson of the PTA, Ms Regina Fung shared her views about our College and a group of S1 students talked about their school life and achievements.
The Hong Kong Inter-Primary Schools English Speech Competition 2014 was held successfully on November 29, 2014. Over 400 primary school students participated in the competition.
Congratulations to the following Champions:
WOO Marcus Adam (Ma Tau Chung Government Primary School (HHB))
LAU Chun Sing (SKH Kei Wing Primary School)
Louisa Francesca Davison (Shanghai Alumni Primary School)
YUEN Sheung Shing (Ching Chung Hau Po Woon Primary School)
MA Cheuk Lun Joshua (Shatin Tsung Tsin School)
GAO Isabella (Kwong Ming Ying Loi School)
LAI Ching Kei (Immaculate Heart of Mary School)
LIU Chit Wang Joshua (Po Leung Kuk Hong Kong Taoist Association Yuen Yuen Primary School)
Adrienne Monique HO (North Point Government Primary School (Cloud View Road))
CHAN King Chuen (The HKIEd Jockey Club Primary School)
SZE Ching Long (Po Leung Kuk Wong Wing Shu Primary School)
Espiritu Gilemmson A. (Ho Yu College and Primary School (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen))
Kaur Sharanpreet (Sir Ellis Kadoorie (S) Primary School)
Toledo Victoria May Francesca V. (Li Cheng Uk Government Primary School)
NG Wai Yu Amanda (SKH St. Peter's Primary School) Click here for more information.
More than 60 Primary 6 students from Yaumati Kaifong Association School visited our College on November 28, 2014. We gave a warm welcome to the students by giving them a guided school tour. Our student helpers led them and answered their questions during the tour. They also had a chance to watch our students practicing for the coming choral speaking competition at the School Hall. Click here for more information.
Our College's Boys A football team defeated Shun Lee Catholic Secondary School 3-0 in the finals of Inter-school Football Competition (Division 3 Kowloon 2) on 27 November 2014. Our team was the Champion and also qualified to participate in “All Hong Kong Schools Jing Ying Tournament” which will be held next year. Congratulations to the team. Click here for more information.
This year, our school joined the “Juvenile Horseshoe Crab Rearing Programme 馬蹄蟹校園保姆計劃” organized and funded by City University of Hong Kong and Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Hong Kong.
Horseshoe crabs have been present on the earth around for over 300 million years and we usually call it as living fossils. They are older than the dinosaurs and they experienced five mass extinction events on the earth. Scientists believed that they have special features to allow them to adapt very well under changes.
In this programme, 5 horseshoe crab babies were sent to our school Biology laboratory and a group of S4 students are responsible to rear them in these 8 months. After 8 months, they will be released to the natural environment.
Our students are responsible to feed the crabs, monitor the living environment including water temperature, salinity of water, measure the growth of them etc.
On the first day when the crabs arrived our school, our students were excited and showed their interest in learning more about them. Click here for more information.
The Singing Contest was organized by the Student Council committee. The contest was held in two sessions on the 21st of November 2014.
There were six contenders in the junior solo division, six in the senior solo division and four groups in the group division.
The Singing Contest kicked off in the Friday Morning Assembly with the junior solo division. The senior solo and group divisions were held during Friday Afternoon. All the contestants gave a good show and spectators were surely entertained.
In the junior solo, 2nd runner-up went to 1J Jophy Or, 1st runner-up went to 3T Ysabelle Dizon and the champion was 3T Grace Fukuda. In the senior solo, 2nd runner-up went to 5S Yoyo Or, 1st runner-up went to 5D Sima Limbu and the winner was 4F Jaevianne Malusog. In the group division, the 2nd runner-up went to Wanderlust (2R Jazmin and 1J Dikchya), 1st runner-up went to Psychopath (5D Reika, 5D Himshikha, 5D Laxmi and 5D John William) and the champion was Uncensored (5I Kimberly, 5D Yvonne and 5I Crystal Chau). Congratulations to all the winners for their winning performances.
This event would never have been successful without the helping hands of the committee, teachers involved, student helpers, judges and guest judges. Click here for more information.
The Chinese Language and Chinese History Department invited The Conservancy Association Centre for Heritage to conduct a history talk to our S5 students on 19th November. During the talk, the guest speakers shared a lot of interesting stories and life of people in Sai Ying Pun. Click here for more information.
Our School's Blood Donation Day was successfully held on November 17, 2014. This year, a total of 42 participants donated their blood, including students, parents, teachers and office staff. We are grateful to them for donating blood which will help save many people’s lives. Click here for more information.
S2 Tulou Cultural Study Tour was held from November 15 to November 18, 2014. It was our pleasure in three consecutive years to visit the Fujian Hakka Tulou sites which were inscribed in 2008 by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Students also had a chance to explore the livelihood in Tulou and visit Shuzhuang Garden on Gulangyu Island. Click here for more information.
The College’s annual school picnic was held as scheduled, on Friday, November 7. The aim of the picnic is for students and teachers to participate together in enjoyable and relaxing activities so as to develop a better relationship.
Here is a complete list of destination for each Form:
S1: Tai Tong Country Park
S2: Butterfly Beach (Tuen Mun)
S3: Tai Au Mun Country Park
S5: Shek O
S6: Tai Mei Tuk Click here for more information.
The voting period of the election of the 7th Parent Managers to the Incorporated Management Committee (IMC) ended on Friday, November 7, 2014 at 5:00 pm sharp. The voting session was witnessed by Mr. Lawrence Law, the College’s Principal, Ms. Tracy Cheung, Deputy Principal and Ms. Jenny Sit, Assistant Principal.
The Election Committee declares that Candidate No. 2 Chan Wai Hung Peter is officially nominated as the Parent Manager as in he obtained the greatest number of votes and the Candidate No. 1 Lam Mei Yuk Rachel is officially nominated as the Alternate Parent Manager to the IMC in 2014/15. Click here for more information.
S4 Camp was held from 6th November 2014 to 8th November 2014. The camp aims to help students to develop team spirit in the class and learn how to face difficulties in the future. At the camp, students put a lot of effort in overcoming the challenges. Students can work as a team to complete the tasks in the camp. Click here for more information.
The Chemists Online Self-study Award Scheme Program is a student-spaced learning program for local senior secondary school students. It is jointly organised by Hong Kong Virtual University and the Science Education Section of the Education Bureau. Its main objective is to:
1. Enhance students' scientific literacy;
2. Encourage students to take initiative to learn and pursue more knowledge;
3. Cultivate students' interest in chemistry;
4. Facilitate students to understand the interconnection between science, technology, society and environment.
The Platinum Awards received by the students are LEE Kin Long Victor (5R), MCLEOD Wendy Finella Cabututan (5R), NG Kwun Chuen, Stephen (5R) and CHAN Sum Yuet Gabrielle (6L). Click here for more information.
The first Staff Development Day was held on October 31, 2014. The staff watched the movie, “My Voice, My Life” at the Sky Cinema, Olympian City in the morning. Miss Ada Ho, the director of L plus H Creations Foundation Limited, and also one of the producers of the movie, gave a talk on Character Education in the afternoon. The staff had a chance to learn more about character education through the movie, talk and discussion. Click here for more information.
Student leaders from the school, like members of the Student Council, House Captains and Chairpersons of ECAs attended a Leadership Training Workshop on October 31, 2014 after they finished their 1st Term Test.
During the workshop, they drew pictures that depict their leadership qualities. They also learned how to be SMART goal setters and set goals that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-Bound. Click here for more information.
The Chinese language and Chinese History Department invited Mr. LAI Yiu Ting, a Senior School Development Officer from EDB, to conduct a DSE talk to the S6 students on 27th November. During the talk, Mr. Lai shared a lot of useful tips with our students about how to achieve a higher grade in the Reading paper of the Chinese language exam. Click here for more information.
Junior Achievement: Success Skills Workshop has been held on 25th October 2014. The program is to prepare students for their future studies and career development, the College’s Careers Team has arranged for them to join the Workshop organized. At the workshop, students will learn how interpersonal and teamwork skills are to be applied in the workplace. Click here for more information.
The ECA Team, Art Club, Home Economics Club and Science Club co-organized the “Creative Scary Halloween” on Oct 24. The main objective was to provide fun activities for students to enjoy. It included the Scary Lip Balm DIY, Creative Scary DIY Tattoo, and the Creative Scary Ghost Design Competition. Click here for more information.
The inauguration of the new Student Council committee was held on the 24 October.
In front of the principal and the whole student body, the incoming committee took the oath of service to the school and commitment to their duties and responsibilities as functional members of the Student Council.
Moreover, the newly-elected committee presented gifts to the outgoing committee. The principal, deputy principal and assistant principal in turn presented Student Council badges to the new committee. Click here for more information.
A simulation exercise of the release of the HKDSE Results was held on 24th October 2014. The program was organized in collaboration with the Hok Yau Club. The program aimed to help all Form 6 students learn how to minimize and face the pressure on the actual day of the release of the exam results. The Careers Team also hoped that students can understand the importance of planning ahead and considering different pathways. Click here for more information.
The winners of the First round of the NESTA competition are Bhupinder Singh (5S), Ravleen Sidhu (5S) and Wendy Mcleod (5R). Ravleen was elected as the best speaker.
The winners of the First round of the HKSS Debate competition include Sristi Gurung (5R), Anish Kumar (5R) and Wendy Mcleod (5R).
The Junior team won in the First round of the HKSS Debate Competition which include Jophy Or (1J), Asha Limbu (2R) and Kenny Ng (2C). Jophy was awarded as the best speaker. Click here for more information.
In order to further take care of students' different development needs, especially the development of moral values, attitudes and skills and creativity through various activities, on Oct 17th, there will be an Annual General Meeting (AGM) for all the house teachers and members. House members are encouraged to join different kinds of inter-house competitions and activities. Click here for more information.
“Waste No Food! Love our Earth!” was held on 16th October 2014 in lunch time. All S1 and S2 students participated in the event. On that day, the total weight of food wasted is 24Kg. It is a large amount of food. The event aimed to raise the awareness of food wasting in our school and hope to bring a message to the students to treasure the food and resources of our world. Hope that our schoolmates can change their way of living and treasure what they have in the future! Click here for more information.
Science workshop was held on 14/10/2014 during lunch time. Kier Choi (3T12) and Io Chan (3H04) were the student helpers in this workshop. The topic of this workshop was ‘Magnetic effect + lava lamp”. Students had a chance to visualize magnetic field using iron powder and to made lava lamp using zinc and acid. Click here for more information.
The S1 Classroom Cleaning Campaign was successfully held from 16th to 27th of September, 2014. During this period, students were divided into 5 groups. Each group takes the responsibility to clean his “home” classroom for two days. Besides the students-on-duty, other students should maintain the classroom neat and tidy. Congratulations to S1B and S1M for being the champion of this campaign. Click here for more information.
The Chinese and Chinese History Department organized the Chinese Activity Week from Oct 6 to Oct 10. The theme for this year's activities was “Happy Reading”. During the week, various activities were organized to arouse students’ interest in Chinese culture. Click here for more information.
The Parents’ Information Night for this school year was held on Friday, October 10, 2014. There were about 490 parents attended. It provided an opportunity for parents to meet the Principal, Deputy Principal, Assistant Principal, their child’s class teachers and subject teachers, which would help future communications between parents and teachers. It also provided important information to parents regarding both academic and non-academic areas. Click here for more information.
The Annual General Meeting of the Student Council was held on the 3rd of October. The former President of the Student Council, 6E Angelene Enguillo, and former Treasurer, 6E Christine Singh, delivered the annual and budget reports respectively.
Immediately after the AGM, the election of the new committee took place. All the students of the college had to individually cast their votes.
Out of the 10 candidates vying for a position in the committee, 9 became successful members. Congratulations to all these 9 students. Click here for more information.
In order to provide opportunities for students to explore the world of Mathematics and Science and to enhance scientific thinking and creativity, the Mathematics and Science Department co-organized Self-learning Zone activities for junior form students. The first activity was held during lunchtime on 30 September. Students made models, played Math games and online Math and Science games. They enjoyed the activities very much. Click here for more information.
A Bag Making activity was held on 27th September 2014. The program was organized by the Alumni Association. On that day, alumni and teachers worked together to make bags from old school uniforms. It was a fun and productive time had by all participants. Click here for more information.
To educate our students in cherishing our natural resources as well as the best way to use and handle materials in the most sustainable way, 20 students from S.2-S.5 joined the ‘Recreate a Pair of Shoes’ Workshop in the last academic year, and finally Fion Leung(S.4P) and Gillian Ng(S.6E) got the Merit awards. Fion was interviewed by Oriental Daily. Their works will be displayed at Tin Hau MTR station from October 8 to November 10. Click here for more information.
5H CHAN Tsz Ying, Winsely was successfully appointed as the UNICEF Young Envoy after completing the UNICEF Young Envoys Programme 2014. About 60 students from different schools in Hong Kong were selected for the programme. They finished a series of leadership training sessions. In August, Winsely had a very fruitful experience when she visited some village schools in Gansu. Click here for more information.
On 26th September, S4 to S6 students attended a talk organized by Junior Achievement Hong Kong on the “importance of a positive attitude to work “. The guest speaker, Mr, Clive Lee, the Regional Relations Manager of CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, shared his own experience of success and encouraged students to be more proactive and analyze things from different perspectives. He also shared with students how to cooperate with others in a team. Click here for more information.
Campus TV Team invited Ms. Heiward Mak (麥曦茵), who is a promising director in HK to share with our students her ideas about creativity, film, and dreams.
Ms. Heiward Mak was born in Hong Kong in 1984. She graduated with a Diploma in Design Studies from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2003. She graduated from the City University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Creative Media in the same year. Her graduation assignment and her first short film, Lovers’ Lover, received the Golden Award in the Open Category of the 12th Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Awards (IFVA), The International Young Film Makers Award of 9th International Film Festival Hanover (2007), and was an official selection in the 14th Women Make Waves Film Festival in Taiwan. Winds of September－the Hong Kong Chapter, High Noon (2008) is her first directorial feature. Click here for more information.
The ECA promotion days were successfully held on Sept 18 & 19. More than 20 ECA groups /clubs set up counters where students could get more information to get a better understanding before choosing an ECA.
The 1st round enrollment result will be announced on Oct 3. Students who are not admitted into any ECA in the 1st round can consider enrollment in the 2nd round, Oct 6-10. Click here for more information.
An iPad workshop was held on September 19 for all new teachers to equip them with skills of using information technology in their lessons. The Principal, Mr. Law, demonstrated some useful apps and the way iBooks can be used to facilitate students’ learning. English teachers, Ms Muriel Weng, also showed how she uses iPads to arouse students’ interest in learning and monitor their progress. Click here for more information.
A group of S6 students joined the Secondary School Mathematics and Science Competition organized and hosted by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in May. The aim of the competition is to promote students’ interests in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The students performed very well. 6L Mark Chan received a High Distinction in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. 6L Gabrielle Chan received a High Distinction in Biology and Distinction in Mathematics. 6L Eunice Cheung received a Distinction in Physics and Chemistry. 6L Regal Tsui received a Distinction in Physics. Click here for more information.
On 11th September 2014 teachers from different Departments attended a briefing session for e-learning platforms conducted by the Suppliers. The session aimed at introducing to teachers the e-learning platform systems. The e-learning platforms have tools like “Flip the Classroom” that allows teachers to conduct lessons according to their students’ needs and learning progress so as to enhance the effectiveness of student learning.
In addition, students can learn complex concepts in a real-world context, relating these to their existing knowledge of the curriculum and their own experiences. It provides an opportunity for independent learning and increases students’ confidence. Click here for more information.
An S1 residential training camp was held for our S1 students from September 3 to September 5, 2014. This three-day (two-night) camp provided a disciplined learning environment that challenges our students both mentally and physically. The camp has become a tradition at the College, helping students to successfully integrate with their classmates as they begin their high school lives. A highlight of the camp was the BBQ and the Parents' Evening on Friday, Sep 5. The first session was a parent's seminar conducted by the College's Discipline Team, which aims to help parents gain a better understanding of the characteristics and the behavioral adjustments required by their child when moving from Primary 6 to Secondary 1. The second session was the Graduation Ceremony of the Training Camp. All the students and parents were having a great evening. Click here for more information.
Our S2 and S3 students visited the elderly with the help of S6 students on 5th September, 2014. The S2 students visited the elderly near our college and the S3 students visited the elderly in Sham Shui Po Fortune Estate. They gave them the Lucky Bags (福袋) and moon cakes so as to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Besides, they also helped interview the elderly. Our students had enjoyed a meaningful afternoon by showing their concern and greeting to these seniors. Click here for more information.
On the morning of 1st September, with more than 800 teachers and students gathering at the School Hall, the Opening Ceremony of the 2014-2015 school year was held. Principal Lawrence Law delivered a visionary speech. Alumni Suzanna Kwok, Students 6L Mark Chan and 3T Karis Lam also gave speech during the ceremony. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to S3H Ramanpreet Kaur, S6M Simrandeep Kaur and their mother for winning the Overall Champion in the Top Chef Competition 2014 (Aug 30) which is jointly organized by the Mongkok Kai Fong Association Limited and JPC of Mongkok (Police). Click here for more information.
The S1 Parents’ Information Seminar 2014 was held on 30th August successfully. The aim of the seminar is to introduce the college’s general policies, routines and our expectations on students. In addition, students and their parents can meet their class teachers face-to-face in the classroom. Click here for more information.
Our students again achieved good results in the 2014 Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination. Our rate regarding University Entrance Requirement for degree programmes is 67 %, which is well above the Hong Kong average of 40%. Click here for more information.
The College invited Ms Ma, from the Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council, to give a talk on “How to provide holistic care for divorced parents and their children”, for the Staff Development Day on August 28, 2014 to further promote “Care” to our parents and students. Click here for more information.
The College’s Department of Health and Physical Education organized a Basketball Training Tour to Taiwan for sports team members from 18th August to 22nd August, 2014, so as to promote team spirit and enhance students’ basketball skills. Click here for more information.
Student 6L Mark Chan participated in the 4th Asia-Pacific Environmental Youth Forum 2014 which was held in Gyeonggi Science High School for the Gifted in Korea from 27th July to 1st August 2014. In this forum there were 150 students from 11 different countries discussing, experiencing, and presenting their works and ideas upon the subject ‘Education for Sustainable Development’, especially related to climate change, world hunger and traditional knowledge. The participating countries included China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Philippines, Korea, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, India, Malaysia & Nepal. Click here for more information.
The College’s Community Service Team in conjunction with “Hope Worldwide” arranged about 20 S2 to S4 students to take part in a voluntary service tour to Huining, Gansu from 20th July to 26th July, 2014. During the tour, students visited the sponsored students in rural mountain areas and experience their lives. They also visited many scenic spots in Gansu. Click here for more information.
On July 11, 2014, Wendy Mcleod (5R) and Naeem Shahryar (5I) participated in the 2014 English Public Speaking Contest organized by the Hong Kong Baptist University. Over 200 semi-finalists participated in the contest, which was a huge success. The contest has proven to be a valuable learning experience for our students. Furthermore, the training offered prior to the contest has equipped them with valuable communication and leadership skills. Both students displayed exceptional poise and courage in front of the large audience of the contest. As a result, Wendy won the Championship and Naeem obtained the Certificate of Merit at the Grand Final. Congratulations. Click here for more information.
A 5-Day Malaysia Study Tour was held from 6th July to 10th July, 2014. I t provided the students with an opportunity to broaden the scope of their thinking beyond the boundaries of classroom settings. Click here for more information.
This year the College was the only High School in the Yau Tsim Mong District to be selected to join an initiative between the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) and the Manchester United Soccer School. As part of the programme, our football teams and coaches received training as to how Manchester United, one of the worlds' top teams, create training standards with the aim of bringing our students 'world best practices'.
Consequently, we have the privilege to be the only school to have Mr Dwight Yorke, a former player legend from Manchester United, to visit us on the 15th of May at 12:30 pm as part of the programme we are currently participating in. Other special guests, Mr Tsang Tak Sing, the Secretary for Home Affairs, and Mr Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, the CEO of the HKJC will also attend the activity and will engage in a mini-football game with our students. Click here for more information.
The 5-Day Osaka and Kyoto (Japan) Study Tour was held from 12th April to 16th April 2014.
The purpose of this tour is for students to:
• learn strategies and policies to protect and develop traditional values, cultures and architecture in Japan;
• explore the development of Osaka and Kyoto as international cities under the challenge of globalization;
• examine waste management facilities and strategies;
• discover the Japanese heritage of Kyoto and Osaka; and
• learn about Japanese cuisines and culture. Click here for more information.
On the seventh of December, nine senior form students from the debating team participated in the 'CityU Discovery & Innovation Debating Challenge' at City University. It was a whole day event where students were introduced to facilities in the campus including a 3D printer, lectures by professors and a debating workshop. In the afternoon, three of our students competed against St. Mark's school and won. We were the champion in our division and were awarded a trophy and certificates in the award ceremony.
Debaters in the competition included: Ravleen Sidhu (4S), April Berago (4R), and Bhupinder Sigh (4S). The best speaker was Ravleen.
The motion of the debate was that "Occupy Central and similar movements do more harm than good".
Our school was the affirmative team.
Other participants included: Sristi Gurung (4R), Himshikha Gurung (4D), Matthew Woo (5M), Eric Wong (5M), Laxmi Limbu (4S) and Sima Limbu (4S). Click here for more information.