Pupils check the board yesterday to see if their siblings will be joining them at the Sheung Shui Wai Chow Public School next year. Some 79 of 300 first-round applicants were admitted. Photo: Nora TamPupils check the board yesterday to see if their siblings will be joining them at the Sheung Shui Wai Chow Public School next year. Some 79 of 300 first-round applicants were admitted. Photo: Nora Tam
Pupils check the board yesterday to see if their siblings will be joining them at the Sheung Shui Wai Chow Public School next year. Some 79 of 300 first-round applicants were admitted. Photo: Nora Tam

Cross-border children making first-round school places 'harder to get'

Cross-border children may be making it more difficult to get into North District schools as discretionary admissions at lowest in 16 years

Pupils check the board yesterday to see if their siblings will be joining them at the Sheung Shui Wai Chow Public School next year. Some 79 of 300 first-round applicants were admitted. Photo: Nora TamPupils check the board yesterday to see if their siblings will be joining them at the Sheung Shui Wai Chow Public School next year. Some 79 of 300 first-round applicants were admitted. Photo: Nora Tam
Pupils check the board yesterday to see if their siblings will be joining them at the Sheung Shui Wai Chow Public School next year. Some 79 of 300 first-round applicants were admitted. Photo: Nora Tam
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