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  1. Drop in secondary school entries reflects sharp decline in birth rate

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem The number of students entering Form One in government and aided secondary schools in September is to drop by 7 per cent, figures released yesterday show. The decline of 5,409 ... this morning finding out from their schools how they had fared in the allocation of secondary school places. The Education Bureau last night reported a higher 'satisfaction rating', with 88 ...

  2. Plan to give Shenzhen pupils places in HK secondary schools

    Posted Jul 04th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung More than 100 pupils from two Shenzhen schools catering for Hong Kong children are expected to be allowed to take part in the secondary school places allocation system in Hong ... Kong secondary schools under an agreement between the education bureaus in the two cities. A Hong Kong Education Bureau delegation, led by Deputy Secretary for Education Betty Ip Tsang ...

  3. Secondary school class sizes cut

    Posted Apr 24th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Lai Ying-kit and Mimi Lau Long-awaited reductions in the size of classes in secondary schools will begin next year, the education minister said yesterday. Bowing to pressure from legislators and secondary school associations, Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung said he was planning to reduce the maximum size of Form One classes from 40 to 36 over the next two ...

  4. Primer on secondary schooling structure

    Posted May 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The new senior secondary structure will be introduced in 2009 It will replace the current seven years of secondary school with three years of junior secondary followed by three years of senior secondary All students will be eligible to complete all six years of secondary school regardless of their academic results. Now, only about a third of pupils proceed to Form Six Pupils now ...

  5. Pui Shing Catholic Secondary School

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Six new records were set at Pui Shing Catholic Secondary School's 33rd annual athletic meet at Tin Shi Wai Stadium recently. More than half of the school's students participated in the event. Ruby House were the overall winners. ...

  6. Three more secondary schools take early break to beat bug

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Three more secondary schools decided yesterday to suspend classes early for the Easter holidays in a bid to contain the spread of influenza. The decisions of the schools, which are not covered by the government's closure order on Wednesday night, brings to five the number of secondary schools closing early for Easter. The Education Bureau said yesterday Methodist College ...

  7. Secondary Schools

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Capstone College Hong Kong Central 4/F Fu Hing Bldg, 9-11 Jubilee St, Central Tel 2543 8059 capstone@kcpholdings.org www.kcpholdings.org Founded: 1997 Small school formerly known as South Bend International School. Most pupils from Southeast Asia. Provides classes from S3-6. Commerce-oriented courses, including economics, accounting and maths leading to IGCSE. English language ...

  8. 30 secondary schools face forced mergers

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy and Chandra Wong Government proposal is greeted with disdain by legislators who want smaller class sizes amid falling student numbers At least 30 secondary schools that run fewer ... said more than 30 secondary schools are now running fewer than 12 classes. Secondary schools are expected to start seeing a significant drop in admissions by 2009-10- six years after the bureau ...

  9. Scrap secondary school exam fees, teachers urge

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A teachers' group has called for the abolition of examination fees under the new senior secondary academic structure that starts next year. The call by the Hong Kong Women ... and Assessment Authority. Some 3,049 Form Three to Form Seven students from 15 schools were interviewed during the past two weeks on their views about exam fees for the two public exams and the 2012 Hong ...

  10. Should PE lessons be mandatory at secondary school?

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... don't do compulsory exercise at school, it is unlikely they will be able to stay fit in their own time. PE is more than just learning how to play different sports. It offers an all-round ... Apart from providing an opportunity for exercise, PE classes can offer information on diet and health. Many schools have only one PE lesson a week, while others have scrapped the lessons ...




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