Designers, cooks and artists were in the spotlight when the Jockey Club Government Secondary School in Kowloon City held its open day. Another highlight was the ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate the school's extension. In his welcoming speech, principal Leung Woon-man said students had greatly benefited from the school improvement programme launched by the Education Department. 'With the opening of the IT learning centre, the student activities room and new spacious classrooms, students find learning pleasurable in a much improved environment,' Mr Leung said. Primary students within the Kowloon City school area also attended and were interested in the technical aspect of the school curriculum. Exhibits by the Design and Technology (Wood and Metal) Department impressed visitors while projects by Secondary Five students and junior classes in cluded drawing instruments racks, tie-racks, coat-hook and pen-storage units, key-holders and mats for cups. Visitors young and old were keen to find some healthy eating tips at the Home Economics corner. The club stressed the importance of a balanced diet, healthy food and regular exercise in order to avoid obesity. The Sports Club also focused on fitness. Visitors had their blood pressure, pulse and heart beat measured. The open day ended on a musical note with a performance by the newly-formed school orchestra and school choir.