S1 Admission Notes to Applicants for Admission to S1 2024/25 [ ENG | 中文 ]

Notes to Applicants for Admission to Secondary One 2024/25
I. Application  
  (A) Application Form Collection
    (1) Application forms are available from 1 December 2023 to 16 January 2024 on our website.
    (2) According to EDB regulations, a Primary Six student may apply for not more than two secondary schools, otherwise, her chance of acquiring a discretionary place will be forfeited.
  (B) Application Form Submission
    Application Period : 2 January, 2024 to 16 January, 2024

The following documents should be arranged as follows and submitted to the school by hand or via the “SSPA e-Platform” launched by the Education Bureau:

    Website of SSPA e-Platform: https://esspa.edb.gov.hk/login

Personal Information Collection Statement
Obeying “The Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance”, the personal data collected from parents or guardians of Secondary One (S1) discretionary places applicants via the SSPA e-Platform will be used for communication or data verification purposes only.
    Instructions for submission of documents via the “SSPA e Platform”
    (1) A completed application form
    (2) A copy of the applicant’s
      I. Identity Card
II. P.4 – P.6 report cards(including the back with the grading alignment table)
III. Certificates and awards (sorted in the order listed on the application form)
    (3) Application form for an S.1 Discretionary Place from the EDB (only for applicants who submit their applications in person)
    *Recommendation letters from primary schools are not required.
    The application cannot be cancelled after the submission of the application form.

Office Hours
Monday to Friday : 9 a.m. – 5p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

II. Selection
  The school has a total of 40 discretionary places.
  Selection Criteria:
Internal academic performance and EDB Rank Order 40%
Conduct 20%
Performance in extra-curricular activities, services and awards 20%
Interview performance 20%
III. Interview
  An interview will be arranged for all applicants on Saturday morning, 2 March, 2024. It will be conducted individually in Cantonese and English. The interview will be divided into two parts:
English and Chinese proficiency
Scenario discussion
  The criteria of interview performance will be as follows:
English and Chinese proficiency
Communication and presentation skills
Grooming and manners

All applicants will be notified by email about the details of the interview in mid or late February, 2024. A change of interview day will not be considered.

IV. Admission Notification
  • Parents of successful applicants for S.1 discretionary places will be notified by letter and phone on 27 March, 2024.
  • The final admission results of S.1 discretionary places will be announced by the primary schools of the applicants on 9 July, 2024.