Secondary 1 Admission

Application for Secondary One Discretionary Places (2023/2024)
1. Details of application:

Date of distribution:

From 22nd Oct, 2022 to 17th Jan, 2023

Application period:

From 3rd Jan, 2023 to 17th Jan, 2023 (Both dates inclusive)

Ways to obtain the application form:

1.     Collect the application form in person at the school general office during office hours, or

2.     Download the application form

Documents required for application:

1.     Completed application form affixed with a recent photo of the applicant

2.     Application form for S1 Discretionary Place issued by the EDB

3.     Photocopy of I.D. card

4.     Photocopy of Primary 6 student record form issued by the EDB

5.     Photocopies of P5 mid-year and final report cards, and P6 mid-year report card

6.     Photocopies of merit certificates of academic awards, extra-curricular activities, or community services stated in the application form

7.     A self-addressed stamped (with a $2.2 stamp) envelope

Remark: A recommendation letter from primary school is not required.

Submission of application form:

In-person (School general office during office hours)

Quota:

Maximum 40 places (Pending final approval from the EDB)

2.Admission criteria and weighting

Admission criteria

Weighting

A.    Rank order provided by the EDB and academic results in primary school

40%

B.    Conduct and remarks

15%

C.    Activities and awards

15%

D.    Interview performance

30%

3.Admission interview

Date:

11th February, 2023 (Saturday)

Format:

All eligible applicants will be invited for an individual interview.

Content:

Communication skills, manner, and basic competence

Reference:

Academic results, ECA performance, and conduct

4.Release of application results

In accordance with the instructions of the Education Bureau, parents / guardians of successful applications will receive notification from the school by letter and phone on 31st March, 2023.

Applicants on the waiting list and unsuccessful applicants would not be notified. The formal admission result will be announced on 11th July, 2023 concurrently with the release of the central allocation.

Notes to parents
    1. Each student may apply to NOT MORE THAN TWO secondary schools participating in the SSPA system.
    2. Once submitted, the application form cannot be retrieved or cancelled, and no change can be made to the order of school preference.
    3. All personal data collected will be used only for this application procedure. All documents submitted will be destroyed upon the completion of the admission process.
    4. According to the former outcomes of allocations, parents are advised to choose our school as the first choice in the application form for S1 Discretionary Place, so that the candidates will have a better chance of being admitted to our school.
    5. When the interview cannot be conducted in any form fairly upon the occurrence of an event of force majeure (such as a class suspension according to the Education Bureau’s announcement), the school would reserve the right to change the interview date, format, criteria, and weighting or even would cancel the interview. The latest arrangement will be posted on the school webpage, and all applicants would be notified by letter.
    6. Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact the teacher-in-charge of the Academic Committee by phone or email.
Office hours

Monday to Friday                 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday                                  9:00 am to 12:00 noon

Sunday and public holidays           closed

Please click here for a sample of the completed application form.

Po Leung Kuk Yao Ling Sun College
保良局姚連生中學
  • Address:Shek Wai Kok Estate, Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong
  • Contact No.:2498 3331 Fax: 2499 5136
  • Email:info@plkylsc.edu.hk
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