Secondary One Discretionary Places

2022-12-11

Further Studies, Extra-curricular Activities and

Secondary One Discretionary Places Information Day

 

(1) Further Studies of Our Graduates

  • In the past few years, around 110 graduates pursued their undergraduate degrees in local universities each year.
  • The number of students admitted to undergraduate programmes has reached its highest compared to the past in 2022. Fifty graduates, which account for 50% of those who successfully entered university, have offers of undergraduate programmes at the University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  • Disciplines opted by our graduates include but are not limited to: Medical Science, Law, Physical Therapy, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Medical Laboratory Science and Radiography, Insurance, Financial and Actuarial Analysis, Risk Management Science and Professional Accountancy.

 

(2) Results of the HKDSE 2022

  • Examination papers of all subjects (including Liberal Studies) are taken in English expect Chinese Language, Chinese History and Chinese Literature.
  • The credit rates (i.e. level 4 or above) of the four core subjects (Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics and Liberal Studies) are 54% higher than the territory level.
  • The credit rates of three subjects are 84% higher than the territory level while one of them is two times higher than the territory level.

 

(3) Extra-curricular Activities

  • Our school clubs are divided into five categories, i.e. academics, arts, sports, social services and hobbies. More than 70 different kinds of clubs have been organised. Some of which are as follows,

Academics

Japanese Club, Korean Club, Mathematical OlympiadClub , Physics Olympiad Club, Marine Ecology Club, Biological Technology Club, Contract Bridge Club, Logical Reasoning Club, Memory Enhancement Society, etc.

Arts

Photography Club, Ceramic Club, Origami Club, Mini Figures Making Club, Painting Club, Leather Accessories Club, Chibi Manga Club, Drama Club, Handbell Ensemble, Orchestra, Chinese Orchestra, Choir, A Cappella Group, etc.

Sports

Football Team, Basketball Team, Volleyball Team, Swimming Team, Track and Field Team, Badminton Team, Table Tennis Team, Cycling Team, Tennis Club, Adventure Club, Stargazing Club, Fitness Club, etc.

Social Services

Girl Scouts, Immigration Department Youth Leaders Corps, Red Cross Youth Unit, Voluntary Team, etc.

Hobbies

Western Dessert Club, Thai Dessert Club, Magic Tricks Club, Aerial Photography Club, 3D Printing Club, VR and AR Club, Digital Filmmaking Club, Robot programming Club, Handmade Soap Club, Twist Dice Club, Sign Language Class, etc.

 

Number of Discretionary Places:

Number of discretionary places: 50

 

Schedule:

 

Date

Event

31/10/2022

Registration for The Secondary One Discretionary Places Information Day

6/12/2022-17/1/2023

Distribution of application forms for Secondary One Discretionary Places (forms can be downloaded from school website or collected in person at school office)

11/12/2022

The Secondary One Discretionary Places Information Day

3/1/2023-17/1/2023

Application for Secondary One discretionary places

5/3/2023

Interview Day

 

Secondary One Discretionary Places Information Day

Date

11th December (Sunday)

Time

09:00 – 12:00

Time for Admission Talk

First Session:09:00-10:00

 

Second Session:10:30-11:30

 

Third Session:12:00-13:00

Content

1. Admission Talk

 

2. Campus Tour

 

Secondary One Discretionary Places Application

Application forms can be obtained from 6th December 2022 to 17th January 2023:

  1. in person to our General Office (Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday: 9:00am – 1:00pm).
  2. download from our school website. (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdssGt4m1q37Phwtt4tFGdcSfW24ffn1kyYmOHFTHhts1xU8Q/viewform

 

Application forms (relevant documents attached) can be submitted:

  1. in person to our General Office, from 3rd January 2023 to 17th January 2023 (before 5:00pm)
  2. via Secondary One Discretionary Places e-platform, from 3rd January 2023 to 17th January 2023 (before 11:59pm)

Late submission will not be accepted.

Admission Criteria

  • Performance at interview (Priority will be given to students who perform better in English during the interview)* 30%
  • Academic results (Grade A or B should be attained in English, and in either Chinese or Mathematics) 30%
  • Teacher’s comment and conduct (A or B attained) 20%
  • Performance in extra-curricular activities 20%

*Applicants are shortlisted for interviews according to applicants’ academic performance (40%), teacher’s comment and conduct (30%), and performance in extra-curricular activities (30%).