Students of Yaumati Catholic Primary School (Hoi Wang Road) return to school on the first day of the new term on September 1, 2022. Photo: Jelly Tse
Students of Yaumati Catholic Primary School (Hoi Wang Road) return to school on the first day of the new term on September 1, 2022. Photo: Jelly Tse

Hong Kong schools cut 67 Primary One classes, as emigration and tough Covid-19 curbs continue to dent student population

  • The reduction in classes means about 1,675 spots were shed this academic year
  • Vu Im-fan, head of the Subsidised Primary Schools Council and a primary school principal, urged authorities to implement small-class teaching across the city

Students of Yaumati Catholic Primary School (Hoi Wang Road) return to school on the first day of the new term on September 1, 2022. Photo: Jelly Tse
Students of Yaumati Catholic Primary School (Hoi Wang Road) return to school on the first day of the new term on September 1, 2022. Photo: Jelly Tse
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