Pooi To × Barbie Qipao Design (Primary Section) Competition 2021
  23/6/2022
Final Result of the ‘Pooi To × Barbie Qipao Design (Primary Section) Competition 2021’
  17/6/2022
‘To be a Self-directed Learner’ Short Video Competition
 

The sixth ‘Pooi To × Barbie Qipao Design (Primary Section) Competition’ was successfully held to keep pursing the goal of sustaining the tradition of Qipao and promoting traditional Chinese arts and culture. The contestants created their designs with this year’s school theme ‘Stay Positive • Spread Love’ and their designs were gorgeously created to an exceptionally high standard.

 

The final judging of the competition was held today. The adjudicators including, our Principal, Vice-principals, the Department Head of Visual Arts, and the Department Head of Chinese History, were amazed by the spectacular designs of the qipaos and the artistic creativity of the young contestants.

 

There was a fantastic number of entries for ‘To be a Self-directed Learner’ Short Video Competition organized by the Parent-Teacher Association. More than 140 parents and students shared the skills and knowledge they took the initiative to acquire during the special summer break through short videos submitted either individually or as a group.

 
           
     
17/6/2022
Embrace the Sunshine
  15/6/2022
Generous Donations of Masks and Antigen Test Kits from Alumnae
  15/6/2022
Girls Overall Championship & multiple awards in  the Inter-School Swimming Championships (Division 3)
 
The sunflower is the symbol of Pooi To Positive Education. It symbolizes bravery and happiness, and that Pooi To girls should bravely pursue their happiness, embrace their unique charisma, and dare to love and dream. Positive Ambassadors gave out sunflowers and motivational cards drawn by Tina Pang of S4 to cheer up their teachers and schoolmates before the end of term.  

The donation of masks and antigen test kits from alumnae Miss Kwok Ling Lai, current LegCo member, (Graduate of 1996) and Lam So Wai (Graduate of 2005), was  gratefully received and has helped the whole school cope with the pandemic by reducing the risk of infection. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude for the generous and timely donations, which represent the alumnae’s love and care for their alma mater.

 

Congratulations to our Swimming Team for winning the Girls Overall Championship and being crowned the champions in both Grade B and Grade C and also the runner-up in Grade A in the Inter-School Swimming Competition (Division 3). With single-minded determination and concerted efforts, all members of the team attained great achievements and enjoyed the fruits of their success.

 
           
     
10/6/2022
Music Academy (Part 2)
  3-4/6/2022
Pilot Scheme on Youth Outdoor Adventure Training Activities
  27/5/2022
The 58th Graduation Ceremony
 
The entire campus was filled with harmonious and joyous music performed by our S.4 students. This was the first year the students took the courses on music and art under the Performing Arts Programme, in which they learnt vocal and musical instruments including choir chime, the ukulele and percussion instruments, and also received sound, lighting and stage production training. They were exuberant during their tremendously fruitful sharing on music learning.   The ‘Pilot Scheme on Youth Outdoor Adventure Training Activities’, organised by Home Affairs Bureau and Youth Development Commission and  co-organised by The Hong Kong Award for Young People, provided a platform for students to boost their physical and mental well-being, adopt positive thinking, sense of collectivism and resilience in times of difficulties and build positive value and mentality during their growth and development by means of sports adventure, technology and Eco adventures.  

This year’s graduation ceremony was a jubilant celebration of the accomplishments of our S6 students. Our Guest of Honour, Mr Wong Kam-sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for the Environment, used ‘POOITO’ as an acronym of valuing the scarce resources on the Planet, stopping Ill-use of resources and adopting sustainable Transport in order to reach the goal of ‘A City of Three Zeros – O carbon,  O waste and O emissions. He encouraged all graduates to make more effort to explore and mobilize their strengths, talents and potential.

 
           
     
26/5/2022
Graduation Medley
  25-26/5/2022
Geography Field Trip
  24/5/2022
Mindful Art Workshops
 
Our Acapella Team sang a medley to celebrate the graduation of the Virtue House (2022). The S.6 graduates were heartened to listen to the songs which emboldened them to overcome any obstacles, strive for excellence and soar high with a spread of the wings. We would like to extend our best wishes to them for every success in their future endeavours.   S4 Geography students went on a field trip to Caritas  Chan Chun Ha Field Studies Centre on Cheung Chau to study the woodland ecosystem, and at school read up on the urban climate with the application of virtual reality. They were thankful to learn about the topics in a systematic way, improve learning efficiency and also prepare for the public examination.  

Having participated in ‘Peer Power – Student Gatekeeper Training Programme’ launched by the EDB, our Student Growth Team and student gatekeepers organized a series of  activities to boost students’ self-confidence, stretch patience, learn to be focused and transform their stress and anxiety into a nice piece of art through scratch painting, herbarium and drawing.

 
           
     
19/5/2022
A Visit from the Gifted Education Section of the EDB Curriculum Development Institute
  6/5/2022
Future Stars – Upward Mobility Scholarship
  3/5/2022
Whole-school Resumption of Half-day Face-to-face Classes
 
The curriculum development officers of the Gifted Education Section made an official visit to us and learnt about our school-based curriculum for gifted students. There was a lesson demonstration of our gifted programme, followed by a professional sharing on the goal and implementation of our practice in our school holistic gifted education.   Congratulations to Charmaine Xiao and Angel Chen of S.5, and Tina Pang of S.4, who were presented with the Upward Mobility Scholarship in recognition of their positive attitude, resilience and persistence in the face of adversity and their diligence in prominent progress in academic performance and personal growth.  

It was exhilarating that classes resumed as planned. To ensure the safety of resuming classes, a series of precautionary measures have been adopted. Taking the 4-step anti-epidemic preventive measure and daily rapid antigen tests before school are compulsory. The installation of two ventilation fans could also help reduce the transmission of the virus in classrooms.

 
           
     
13/4/2022
Awards in Hong Kong School Drama Festival
  14-15/3/2022
Extended Learning Day
  11/3/2022
The 134th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service
 
Congratulations to our Drama Club for winning several prizes in the Hong Kong School Drama Festival. With a concerted effort to produce a drama play The Third Option, the team was presented with various awards including Outstanding Script, Outstanding Performer, Outstanding Audio-visual Effects and Adjudicators’ Award. Their accomplishments were greatly appreciated.   Despite the activities held on the Extended Learning Day being conducted via zoom, students remained engaged in the theme-based activities such as field trips, environmental protection and vocational orientation, leadership training and self-challenge. They were thankful that the school had arranged a series of activities for them to explore various aspects of learning.  

The whole school thanked the Lord for the blessings He has bestowed upon Pooi To over the last 134 years. We praised the name of the Lord through recitation of the school prayer and hymn singing.

 
           
     
7/3/2022
Awards in ‘Gifted Education Programme 2021: Maritime History and Curating Programme’
  4/3/2022
Commencement of S5 Graduating Year
  1-2/3 & 4/3/2022
Reading Week
 

Congratulations to Ng Hoi Yan and Wang Ziyi of S5 on winning the Gold Award in the ‘Outstanding Exhibition Corner’ and the Bronze Award in the ‘Outstanding Research Paper’ in the ‘Gifted Education Programme 2021: Maritime History and Curating Programme and The Student Work Exhibition ‘organized by Hong Kong Maritime Museum and the EDB Gifted Education Fund.

 

To achieve the best results, the students set themselves clear goals and made plans for the public exam. The principal encouraged students to have perseverance when pursuing studies, while two past students shared tips on how to develop effective study techniques.

 

Various reading activities helped students cultivate their love of reading. A book sharing by parents and teachers and book review competition were arranged for students to explore more about the world and develop their reading habits.

 
           
     
4/3/2022
The 134th Anniversary Celebration by the Student Union
  3/3/2022
Hong Kong Secondary Schools Debating Competition 2021-2022
  24/2/2022
JA Company Competition
 
On behalf of the fellow students, our Student Union, Apex, made a video online to express deep gratitude for all of the leadership and support provided by the school throughout the COVID-19 crisis.   Congratulations to our English Debate Team comprising of Necer Loo, Catherine Chan and Chloe Lee of S.5 for successfully advancing to the third round of the HKSSDC (Division I) on the motion ‘This house would require large tech companies to pay users for collecting their data’. The debaters are getting ready for the coming debate.   Congratulations to our S4 and S5 students’ own enterprise ‘Plus 852’ for winning the 1st runner-up in the ‘Most Popular Offering’ of the JA Company Programme, organized by the Junior Achievement Hong Kong. The products are three minifigures including Chan Cha Chan Ting Waiter, Shiu Mai Princess and Ice-cream Baby. Not only they are popular in Hong Kong, but also present the local cultural heritage.  
           
     

24/1/2022
Online Lessons

  21/1/2022
Chinese New Year Narcissus Bulb Planting Workshop
  21/1/2022
Release of HKDSE Exam Category C: Other Language Subjects' Results
 

Online teaching and learning has started again in view of the severe epidemic in Hong Kong. Our students have attended the morning assembly, classes and extra-curricular activities with considerable enthusiasm in spite of the virtual learning environment. It is believed that they keep cultivating a positive learning attitude and stretch their abilities to the fullest.

  Our S.6 students attended the workshop held by the Chinese Language Department to learn the traditional craft of floristry and the symbolic meaning of narcissus. They hope their planted narcissus bulbs which are going to bloom for the Spring Festival bring good fortune, good luck and prosperity to everyone in the Year of the Tiger.   Congratulations to Kit Chong of S.6 for getting an A grade with a merit in speaking for the November 2021 Series of the HKDSE Other Languages (Japanese) Examination. Her achievement boosted her confidence in the public examination and also encouraged her schoolmates to learn other foreign languages to explore the world and its different cultures.  
           
     

17/12/2021
S1 Drama Performance

 

15/12/2021
Congratulations on Winning the Ng Teng Fong Scholarship

 

11/12/2021
S1 Admission Briefing Session

 

This year, each S1 student had the opportunity to play a role in the multi-award-winning musical Matilda. They learnt to express themselves and build confidence in their verbal and non-verbal communication skills through interpreting the characters in the play. Their magnificent performances were extremely impressive and praised by the adjudicators and the audience.

 

With her brilliant academic performance, outstanding behaviour and active participation in community services, Amy Wong of S.5 was presented with the Ng Teng Fong scholarship funded by the Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation. We congratulate Amy on her well-deserved success!

 

Thousands of primary students and parents gathered at the school hall and the auditorium to learn more about our school from different aspects including the vision and mission, curriculum, and academic and personal development of students. Followed by a question-and-answer session,
meeting with teachers during the campus tour enabled the participants to better understand our school and the student learning experience.

 
           
     

10/12/2021
Music Academy

 

27/11/2021
S.3 Seminar on Choice of Electives

 

22-26/11/2021
Gospel Week

 

The entire campus was filled with harmonious and joyous music performed by our S.4 students. This was the first year the students took the courses on music under the Performing Arts Programme, in which they learnt vocal and instrumental music, and backstage production. They were exuberant during their tremendously fruitful sharing on music learning.

 

Provided with the latest information on NSS electives, election criteria and various subject combinations, the participating S.3 students, accompanied by their parents, gained a better understanding of the elective subjects which could surely assist them in making their subject selection choices that are truly interested in and competent with.

  Teachers and students engaged themselves in activities, ranging from a hymn singing contest to an evangelical service, to spread God’s love and learn more about His salvation. With God’ grace, over 200 students decided to follow Jesus during the Gospel Week. May God be with them all.  
           
     

12/11/2021
A Merit in True Light Girls' Invitational Mathematics Contest

 

11-12/11/2021
House Activity Day

 

2/11-4/11, 10/11-11/11/2021
Celebration of the House Anniversary

 

Congratulations to Venus Tam of S4 for getting the Merit Award in the “True Light Girls' Invitational Mathematics Contest’’. Through preparation and practice, Venus further strengthened her ability to integrate and apply mathematical knowledge and skills. In addition, the achievement enabled her to indulge her passion for Maths.

 

House Activity Day was the high point of the House Celebrations. Six Houses organized various activities comprising visits to a theme park, growth day camp and leadership training camp. Students strengthened team spirit, built relationships with peers and developed their sense of belonging to the school when being involved in these shared activities.

  The House Anniversary cum Inauguration is a splendid occasion for students to build a community, strengthen an integral unity and create cohesion within each House. Six Houses held separate anniversary ceremonies, in which the Principal made a speech on ‘Striving for Greatness’ to motivate students to live out the name and the motto of each House.  
           
     

6/11/2021
Parent Teacher Association Activities

 

6/11/2021
The 13th Kowloon Region Outstanding Student Award

 

5/11/2021
S1-S2 Parents’ Night & Talk on ‘Exploring Children’s Character Strengths’

 
The PTA committee members and volunteer parents enjoyed the exhilaration of the campus tour and the Chines Style Floral Arrangement Workshop. The PTA will take an active role in organizing different family fun activities and parents' sharing sessions. It is believed that parents can gain enthusiastic support while bringing up their children.   Congratulations to Angel Lan and Meko Tang of, who won the Kowloon Region Outstanding Student Award in the Junior Section and Senior Section respectively in the Outstanding Student Election. They proudly received their awards from Mr Kevin Yeung Yun-hung, JP, Secretary for Education.  

This event served as a strong platform for parent-school communication and collaboration with the participation of over 115 parents. S1 parents learnt about study and exam strategies, while S2 parents received tips on consistent reading habits and how to manage emotions.

 
           
     

23/10/2021
Joint-school Hanfu and Etiquette Experiential Day

 

22/10/2021
Student Leaders’ Inauguration Ceremony

 

16/10/2021
Talk on Traditional Chinese Etiquette

 

Our school organized an experiential day, in which teachers and students could learn to understand and appreciate the Chinese culture and the etiquette. Travelling back to a particular dynasty in Hanfu clothing stimulated them to uphold these traditions and values.

 

The newly appointed leaders of the Christian Fellowship, Prefects, Student Union and Academic Prefects made their vows to express their willingness to serve, and the principal, Ms Constance Cheung, delivered a speech to suggest the students develop their teamwork skills and uphold the school motto when leading the teams.

 

Students seized the opportunity to learn more about interpersonal skills and intensify their understanding of the origins, features and meanings of the traditional Chinese etiquette at the talk delivered by Dr. Au Chi Kin, Assistant Professor of Department of History of Hong Kong Shu Yan University.

 
           
     

16/10/2021
The 28th PTA Inauguration Ceremony cum Annual General Meeting & Gathering

 

11/10/2021
Hong Kong Secondary Schools Debating Competition

 

27/9/2021
National Day Flag Raising Ceremony

 

The Principal shared the school theme after the Chairperson and Vice-chairlady of the Parent-Teacher Association had presented the 2020/21 Annual Report. The Home-school Gathering and talk on admission policies and courses offered by the universities were conducted right after the meeting.

 

Congratulations to our debate team for their valour and participation. The debaters, Catherine Chan and Chloe Lee of S5 and Szdonna Cheng and Kaman Cheung of S4, were crowned champions of the captioned competition Grand Final after many rounds of matches in Division II.

 

A flag raising ceremony was held at school to celebrate China's National Day, which takes place on 1 October. The ceremony not only broadened students’ understanding of the nation but also enhanced their recognition of the country and boosted their sense of national identity.

 
           
     

11 &18/9/2021
S4 Growth Day Camp

 

9-11 & 16-18/9/2021
S.1 Training Programme

 

1/9/2021
Opening Ceremony

 

The day camp provided an excellent opportunity for students to hone their communication and team building skills in a fun, supportive and positive environment. They also learnt the importance of walking with God and trusting in Him.

 

With a view to sharpening our S.1 girls’ self-management and problem-solving skills, and strengthening the unity among them, the Student Growth Team organized a 3-day training programme which offered them both individual challenges and group tasks.

 

The Principal, Ms Constance Cheung, spurred students to uphold the school theme ‘Stay Positive and Spread Love’ through the passionate attitudes and beliefs of the Olympic medalists, whose strong willpower and spirit of never giving up emboldened students to be positive, assiduous and achieve dreams without regrets.

 
           
     

1/9/2021
2021/2022 School Theme Song ‘Thank You, Jesus’

 

30/8/2021
Awards in the Joint School Music Competition

 

28/8/2021
S.1 Orientation and Parents’ Day

 

Our school Orchestra plays the music which celebrates the faithfulness and goodness of the Lord, who will always be with us regardless of the circumstances that He places us on our pathway that He calls us to pursue, so we can have peace and move forwards with strength and courage.

 

Congratulations to our school music groups for winning gold, silver and bronze awards in the competition. With their golden voices and creativity, their remarkable performances touched the hearts of the adjudicators and the audience.

 

The orientation day, which aimed to welcome and better prepare new S.1 students and their parents for the new academic year at Pooi To, was successfully conducted. About 110 parents attended the event to show their support for their daughters.

 
           
     

25-26/8/2021
Staff Development Day

 

6/8/2021
School Young Writers Nurturing Program 2020-2021

 

6/8/2021
The Story of Jao Tsung-i Field Project Competition Awards Ceremony

 

Four main aspects including gospel sharing, a seminar on national security education, talks 
about strengthening teenagers’ life resilience and their positive living, and also a workshop
on positive education enhanced the professional skills of our teachers and prepared them to enhance students’ wellbeing.

 

Congratulations to Yoyo Wan of S.4 for winning the championship among over 300 entries in the writing contest. Her winning entry published and exhibited at the Hong Kong Book Fair 2021 has been put up for sale.

 

8 students received Merit Awards  at the ceremony. The students learnt to appreciate traditional Chinese culture by exploring the life story of Professor Jao Tsung-i, and learning about his contributions to academic, artistic, educational and cultural exchanges between China and the West.

 
           
     

21/7/2021
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 2021

 

19-23/7/2021
S.1 Orientation Week

 

14/7/2021
Joint-school vaccination Programme

 

With the teachers' continued support and dedication, and the students' determination and industriousness, 78.1% of Pooi To girls have met the basic entrance requirements for admission to publicly funded undergraduate programmes(HK 36.2%). 

 

Our annual Orientation Week incorporates a bridging programme, drama classes and adaptation skills to prepare our newly arrived S.1 students for the upcoming challenges of secondary education, which is an indispensable new stage of their personal growth.

 

72 of our students and parents are taking part in the Government's school outreach service for COVID-19 vaccination, and got their first jab at the campus of TWGHs Wong Fut Nam College.

 
           
     

13/7/2021
Closing Ceremony

  8/7/2021
Cultural Exchange with Guangzhou No.7 Middle School
 

29/6/2021
Arts in Action 2021 (Part 2) – Musical ‘Annie Jr.’

 

The end of the 2020/21 school year culminated in a closing ceremony, at which the whole school thanked God for bringing us through the pandemic this year.

  To strengthen the bond between our school, Pooi To Middle School  and our sister school, Guangzhou No.7 Middle School, we not only did this activity promote the culture of inclusion, but also brought the students of these two regions closer.  

The whole school embarked on a delightful and sentimental journey with Annie. With the outstanding performance of the production team and the marvellous actists.

 
           
     
24-25 & 28/6/2021
Post-exam Activities
  2/6/2021
The Junior Secondary History e-Reading Award Scheme
 

26/5/2021
Hong Kong School Drama Festival

 
After days of studying for the final examination, students were actively engaged in both fun-filled indoor and outdoor activities.   Congratulations to Szdonna Cheng and Darice Wong of S3 for getting the Certificate of Appreciation in the Junior Secondary History e-Reading Award Scheme 2020.  

The efforts of our Drama Club were recognized and won several awards including Outstanding Script, Outstanding Director, Outstanding Audio-visual Effects, Outstanding Cooperation, Commendable Overall Performance and the Adjudicators’ Award.