- Seven students scored 5** on all seven DSE subjects this year, including two super top scorers
- The coronavirus delayed the start of the exam, and moved the results release online
St Paul’s Co-educational College has the most HKDSE top scorers this year, with three of its students – Lam Cheuk-wang, Wong Chi-ngai and Lu Hiu-ching – achieving the highest possible grade of level 5** across all seven DSE subjects. Cheuk-wang is a super top scorer, as he also scored 5** in the maths elective module.
Diocesan Girls’ School has two top scorers, Elena Vermeer – who is also a super top scorer, – and Eunice Chong. Queen’s College’ Ng Ho-yu, and Wah Yan College, Hong Kong’s Hung Chun also achieved top scores.
La Salle College also has one high-achieving student who scored 5** in six DSE subjects, as well as the highest grade A in an “other language subject” in Japanese.
This year’s total of seven top scorers is down from last year’s 12.
Around 50,000 candidates receiving their Diploma of Secondary Education results on Wednesday. Unlike in previous years, exam results were released online students did not have to gather on school campuses, following education officials’ advice for the third wave of Covid-19 in the city.