School History (Chinese version)

12/13

  1. The school theme ¡§Remake Yourself, Soar to New Heights¡¨ was carried over from the previous academic year.
  2. A series of celebratory activities for the 30th school anniversary were held:
    - 30th Anniversary Open Day cum Dedication Service of the School Chapel
    - 30th Anniversary Athletics Meet
    - 30th Anniversary Staff Development Day & School Banquet
    - 30th Anniversary School Journal publication
  3. ¡§Beyond Limits Award Scheme¡¨ scholarship awarded 16 students, 2 teachers and 3 activity groups as the first batch of winners.
  4. ¡§F.1 Enhancement Scheme¡¨ was launched with an aim to arouse their interest in learning languages, mathematics and science.
  5. To enhance teaching and learning effectiveness with technology, the school computer network system was updated.

11/12

  1. School theme: ¡§Remake Yourself, Soar to New Heights¡¨.
  2. 2012 was a double cohort year of the A Level and New Senior Secondary Curriculum. There were altogether 35 classes (Four classes in Form 1, five classes each in Forms 2 and 3, six classes each in Forms 4 to 6, and three classes in Form 7), with 1163 students in total.
  3. Students who sat for the last Advanced Level Examination and the first Diploma of Secondary Education Examination graduated together at our 26th Speech Day.
  4. Starting from this school year, the annual Speech Day would be moved to the end of the academic year, i.e. July. Therefore, there were two Speech Days in the 2011-2012 school year.
  5. To foster a greener and more eco-friendly environment, the school had applied for a number of small-scale renovation projects to the Environmental Protection Department. Grants were offered by the Department for replacing the air conditioners on first and second floors, and laying a heat insulation layer on the roof.
  6. We held a series of celebratory activities for the 30th anniversary of the school:
    - 30th Anniversary Slogan Design Competition
    - 30th Anniversary Logo Design Competition
    - 30th Anniversary Alumni Dinner
    - 30th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service
    - 30th Anniversary Mosaic Wall Painting Design & Production
  7. Thanks to the generous donation of the Lam family, Room 101 was converted into a chapel.
  8. Initiated by our alumnus, Mr. Wong Chung Hang, the ¡§Beyond Limits Award Scheme¡¨ became the first Alumni Association scholarship. The scholarship was set up to encourage students¡¦ participation in open competitions so as to broaden their horizons and provide them with more opportunities to succeed.

10/11

  1. School theme: ¡§Be the Light and Salt, Let Goodness Permeate Throughout¡¨.
  2. To better implement the New Senior Secondary curriculum, the timetable was restructured for a 9th period. The Day 2 assembly was moved to the afternoon to make room for a wider range of OLE activities.
  3. The school joined the Voluntary Optimisation of Class Structure Scheme launched by the EDB to optimize teaching and learning and help alleviate the tension generated by class reduction in Shatin. Commencing 2011-2012, the school would start cutting one class from S1 and extend it to other levels progressively year by year.
  4. Our application for a lift was approved by the EDB.
  5. The Lam Kau Mow family donated $177,000 to the school for hall facility and musical instrument upgrades.

09/10

  1. The school theme was carried over from the year before: ¡§Unleash your Potential, Exhibit Love and Discipline¡¨.
  2. The New Senior Secondary curriculum commenced, with six S4 classes of around 33 students each.
  3. The following improvement works were carried out to facilitate learning:
       -- The social worker¡¦s office and the teachers¡¦ lounge were converted into classrooms.
       -- The social worker¡¦s office was relocated to the PTA and Alumni Office.
       -- The PTA Office and the Alumni Office were relocated to the changing rooms under the stage in the hall.
       -- Soundproof windows and exhaust fans were installed in classrooms in the annex.
  4. The Walkathon and the Raffle Ticket Sale held in December 2009 and March 2010, respectively, collected more than HK$350,000 in phase two of fundraising for the New Open Space.
  5. The volleyball court and the Grandma Dorcas Garden in the New Open Space were officially opened. The new ground also featured a lawn for leisure activities and a field for hands-on teaching.
  6. Funded by the Environmental Protection Department, regular lights were replaced with T5 power-saving fluorescent tubes and a green rooftop was built to not only save energy and reduce carbon emissions but also serve as an important teaching resource.
  7. With support from the Quality Education Fund, the school set up a smart card system to streamline administrative work.
  8. Lam Hoi Shing was the first student from the school to score 9As on the Hong Kong Certificate Education Examinations.

08/09

  1. School theme: ¡§Unleash your Potential, Exhibit Love and Discipline¡¨.
  2. The school extended its school-based Liberal Studies curriculum to S3 in anticipation of the New Senior Secondary curriculum.
  3. The Putonghua curriculum was extended to S3.
  4. The school-based New Senior Secondary Curriculum was finalized with the objective of providing students with a wider selection of subjects.
  5. The Whole Person Development Scheme was implemented in junior forms to enrich students¡¦ other learning experiences.
  6. Accelerated classes were launched in S2 and S3 to cater for learner diversity.
  7. Supplementary examinations were held during the summer holidays and revision classes were conducted after-school.
  8. The following improvement works were carried out to facilitate learning:
       - The Activities Room was converted into 3 classrooms.
       - The Computer Room in the Library was converted into a small classroom.
       - The rear of the covered playground was partitioned into an Activities Room and a Multi-purpose Room.
       - The Student Union Office was converted into an English/Putonghua Chat Room.
       - The Student Union Office was relocated to the minor staff quarters.
  9. The school¡¦s New Open Space, with an area of 1,200 square meters, was officially opened on 20th April 2009. The school raised more than $290,000 in the first phase of the fund-raising activities for the construction of a volleyball court and a garden for students.
  10. Funded by the Environmental Protection Department, two electricity-generating systems, one driven by solar power and the other by wind energy, were built. The systems not only helped save electricity but also served as important teaching resources.

07/08

  1. School theme: ¡§Beyond Excellence in Character and Performance¡¨.
  2. The Silver Jubilee musical, Our Story, was put on stage at Tsuen Wan Town Hall.
  3. The Silver Jubilee Thanksgiving Service cum 21st Speech Day was held at Shatin Town Hall.
  4. The Silver Jubilee School Journal was published.
  5. The Lam Kau Mow Art Gallery was opened.
  6. An accelerated class was launched in S2 to cater for learner diversity.
  7. Mr. Lai Nai Pang retired as the principal of the school in August and Ms. Ho Wai Ling, vice-principal, succeeded him. Mr. Lai had served the School as Principal for 15 years.

06/07

  1. Silver Jubilee school theme: ¡§In Faith We Explore New Frontiers, With Love We Search for Stars.¡¨
  2. The Fountain Pool was completed in November 2006 in celebration of the school¡¦s Silver Jubilee.
  3. The Silver Jubilee School Development Day held in December gathered all stakeholders to draw up the blueprint for school development.
  4. The Silver Jubilee Sports Day was held in February 2007.
  5. The Silver Jubilee Mosaic Mural was completed in March 2007.
  6. The Silver Jubilee Fun Fair and the Alumni Dinner were held on the same day in April 2007. The 50-table Chinese dinner, attended by alumni from years past, brought back sweet memories and rekindled school spirit.
  7. Small class teaching began in junior English classes. Liberal Studies was introduced in S1.
  8. The School-based New Senior Secondary curriculum was put forward for discussion.
  9. An external school review was conducted by the EDB in April 2007.

05/06

  1. Dr. Gennie Lee retired as school supervisor in January 2006 and was succeeded by Rev Lam Chun Wai.
  2. Anglican (Hong Kong) Secondary Schools Council Limited was founded and became the sponsoring body of the school.
  3. Tong Ka Man (7A) scored 5As on the 2006 Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination.
  4. All S1 students started their school year in the new school uniform.

04/05

  1. The morning reading session was launched.
  2. Equipment for DNA experiments was made available for the Young Scientist Scheme.
  3. The school joined the EQ Ambassador Scheme, a volunteer work programme for students.

03/04

  1. The Project Learning Curriculum was introduced to S1, S2 and S3 students.
  2. The school jointly organized the ¡§Love and Care Carnival¡¨ with the PTA to raise funds for ORBIS.
  3. The school held the New Uniform Design Competition.

02/03

  1. 20th Anniversary school theme: ¡§Show our Passion, Light the Fire of Life.¡¨
  2. The Sculpture Garden and the Sculpture Gallery featuring students¡¦ artwork were built to commemorate the school¡¦s 20th anniversary.
  3. 3. The school celebrated its 20th anniversary with an Open Day, a Thanksgiving Service, and the publication of the 20th Anniversary ¿Ñ½g/In Focus.
  4. The SARS outbreak acutely affected both teaching and activities as classes were suspended in April.

01/02

  1. Sponsored by the Quality Education Fund, the school launched the ¡§Sculptures in Blossom¡¨ programme and built its second Multi-media Learning Centre.
  2. Classroom computerization was made possible with donations from Mr. Tam Wing Ming and Mr. Tam Wing Yeuk. All classrooms and special rooms were equipped with computers, projectors and computer consoles.
  3. The hall was air-conditioned.
  4. The Chinese Choral Speaking Team came first in their division and won the Dr. Kwong Kai-to Trophy at the Hong Kong Music and Speech Festival.
  5. 5. The Cross Country Team was the Overall Champion (A Grade) at the Interschool Cross Country Competition organized by the Shatin and Sai Kung Secondary Schools Area Committee (HKSSF).
  6. The school took part in the AFS School Hosting Programme for the first time.
  7. Lo Pui Yu, Chan Fong Chun and Wong Kwun Chung, upon completion of their F.6 studies, were admitted to university through the Joint University Early Admission Scheme that started in 2001-2002. Lo Pui Yu was also the first student from the school to score 8As on the Hong Kong Certificate Education Examinations.
  8. Shum Nga Wan was awarded the United World College Scholarship to study in Canada for two years.

00/01

  1. The Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) was set up. The School and the PTA jointly organized a walkathon to raise funds for air-conditioners in the hall.
  2. 2. The School Orchestra was founded through the ¡§Music Bonanza Scheme¡¨ sponsored by the Quality Education Fund.
  3. The School launched ¡§F.3 Project Learning Day¡¨ and the ¡§Pull-out Enrichment Class¡¨ concurrently with the former enabling students to further develop their generic skills and the latter nurturing gifted F.2 and F.3 students.
  4. The school organized its first English study tour to Melbourne, Australia.
  5. Ho King Man and Choi Man Wai had their artwork selected for the 11th Kanagawa Biennial World Children's Art Exhibition.
    Lau Pui Sze, Tam Mei Man and Choi Hiu Shu won the Best Work in Group C Award at the Asia-Pacific Student Art Exhibition.

99/00

  1. The Alumni Association was established.
  2. The school set up an intranet.
  3. Home Economics and Design & Technology were made compulsory to all F.1 students.

98/99

  1. The school held its first Alumni Day.
  2. Lam Shun Yan won the Gold Award at the 10th Kanagawa World Children's Art Exhibition.
  3. The first Multimedia Learning Centre was built and the classroom computerization project commenced. Projectors were installed in 13 classrooms and special rooms.
  4. The first issue of ¿Ñ½g/In Focus, a collection of student essays in Chinese and English, was published.
  5. Mr. Simon Chaplin was recruited as the school¡¦s first NET (Native English-speaking Teacher).
  6. The performance appraisal system and the peer learning scheme were introduced for teachers¡¦ professional development.
  7. An educational psychologist from the Sheng Kung Hui rendered service to the school for the first time.

97/98

  1. The school held its first Activity Day, which was later renamed the Annual Open Day.
  2. The school became an EMI (Using English as a Medium of Instruction) school approved by the Education Department and organized the first S1 English Bridge Programme for the newcomers during summer.
  3. The Swim Team broke 3 records at the Inter-school Swimming Championship organized by the Shatin and Sai Kung Secondary Schools Area Committee (HKSSF).
  4. The school choir won first in the Mixed Voice Choir Section (SATB) of the Hong Kong Schools Music and Speech Festival.

96/97

  1. The school was officially wired.
  2. The Language Laboratory was built with a donation of $500,000 from Mr. Tam Po Shum.
  3. The annex was completed and named Mrs. Lam Kau Mow Building. The Mrs. Lam Kau Mow Building Dedication Ceremony cum Special Room Naming Ceremony was held.
  4. Classrooms and special rooms not covered by the School Insulation Programme (EPD) were also air-conditioned.
  5. The school¡¦ 15th Anniversary Celebrations featured the Thanksgiving Service cum Speech Day, the Carnival, the Reunion Dinner, and the publication of the 15th Anniversary School Journal.
  6. The first issue of ¡i¿Ñ½g¡j, a collection of student essays in Chinese, was published with funding from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.
  7. The streaming policy in junior forms was scrapped.

95/96

  1. The school joined the School Administration and Management System (SAMS).
  2. Ground was broken for a 3-storey annex as part of the School Improvement Programme.
  3. The English Choral Speaking Team won first in their division and took home the Cheung Yan Lung OBE JP Trophy at the Hong Kong Music and Speech Festival.
  4. Lee Po Yee was awarded the Chief Commissioner's Guide Award.
  5. The teacher¡¦s handbook of extracurricular activities was published.

94/95

  1. The Student Union was established.
  2. The boys¡¦ handball team was the Overall Champion (Grade A) at the Hong Kong Inter-school Handball Competition.
  3. Chung Chi Hang, Tang Ho Man and Ngai Kun Kit represented Hong Kong at the Junior Commonwealth Handball Championship.
  4. Fu Hoi Wing was the Junior Individual All-round Champion in Junior Session (Men) at the All Hong Kong Inter- School Gymnastics Competition, and the Individual All-round First Runner-up in the age 11-16 group of the International Schools Gymnastics Competition.
  5. The All Round Development Scheme was launched.
  6. Air-conditioning was provided for some classrooms and special rooms under the School Insulation Programme of the Education Department.

93/94

  1. The School Band was set up.
  2. HK School Net provided Internet facilities for the school.

92/93

  1. The Student Union Preparatory Committee was set up and a democracy wall was erected.
  2. A 3rd S6 class was incorporated and Liberal Studies was first offered to S6 students.
  3. The school published the 10th anniversary School Journal.
  4. Mrs. Maria Poon, the founding principal, emigrated to Canada in August 1993. Mr. Lai Nai Pang succeeded her as the principal with Mrs. Gennie Lee as the school supervisor.

91/92

  1. The school celebrated its 10th anniversary with an Open Day and a variety show.

90/91

  1. The play ¡§Lost Horizons¡¨ won the Best Script Award at the Shatin Drama Festival 1991.
  2. The symmetrical class structure was adopted from S1 through S5. A 5th S1 class was added.
  3. The school adopted a 7-day cycle teaching timetable.
  4. Mak Kam Lun and Fung Kin Fai were each awarded the Chief Scout's Award by the Scout Association of Hong Kong.

89/90

  1. The ¡§Big Brother and Sister Scheme¡¨ was launched.

88/89

  1. Library service was computerized.

87/88

  1. The first issue of the school newspaper ¡§Rendezvous¡¨ was published.

86/87

  1. The first Speech Day was held on 12th July 1987 with the Most Rev Peter Kwong officiating at the ceremony and Dr. Chiu Hin Kwong addressing the congregation.
  2. The Drama Group won the Best Actor and the Best Visual Effects awards for the play ¡§Thank you, Comrades!¡¨ at the Shatin Drama Festival.

83/84

  1. The first Sports Day was held on 9th March 1984 at the Shatin Sports Ground.
  2. The Four Houses ¡V Faith, Hope, Love, and Effort ¡V were established.

82/83

  1. Inaugural school day. The first School Opening Ceremony was held at S.K.H. Tsang Shiu Tim Secondary School.
  2. The Prefect Team was founded.
  3. The Girls¡¦ Handball Team was the Champion of the Hong Kong Inter-school Handball Jing Ying Tournaments.
  4. The School Inaugural Ceremony cum Dedication Thanksgiving Service was held, with the Most Rev. Peter Kwong officiating at the ceremony and Mr. Lam Yat Min unveiling the Mr. Lam Kau Mow Statue.