觀塘官立中學
Kwun Tong Government Secondary School
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Vision: To promote holistic education and develop each individual's potential
Mission: To ensure excellence for the advancement of society

Secondary School Places Allocation

Notes to Applicants

Kwun Tong Government Secondary School

Secondary School Places Allocation 2019/2021

Notes to Applicants

 

Number of discretionary places

In 2020-2021, the number of S1 discretionary places available for application is 43.

 

Application

-> Application Form is available in our school General Office or can be downloaded from our school web page.

-> Application period: 4 January 2021 – 18 January 2021

    (Monday–Friday 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.), (Saturday 9:00a.m.-12:00noon)

-> The duly completed application form should be returned to our school General Office on or before 5:00 p.m. on 18 January, 2021 together with the following documents:

a. Photocopies of school reports for P.5 and P.6;

b. Photocopies of relevant certificates, awards and/or proof of extra-curricular activities; and

c. A self-addressed and stamped envelope

->The original copy of student’s identity card must be presented for verification when submitting the documents.  Recommendation letters from primary schools are not required.

-> Application form can be submitted to the school office in person. An acknowledgement receipt will be issued immediately.

(In view of the COVID-19 epidemic, the EDB has specially allowed submission of DP applications by post for this SSPA cycle. Should Primary 6 (P6) students/parents have genuine difficulties in submitting the Application Forms for Secondary One Discretionary Place (Application Form) to secondary schools they intend to apply to in person by themselves or by their authorized representatives, parents could thoroughly consider the needs and associated risks, and arrange to submit the Application Forms and other documents required by the secondary school by post between 4 January (Monday) and 18 January 2021 (Monday), both dates inclusive (the postmark date should not be later than the prescribed deadline). After receiving parents’ applications by post, we will return the Parent’s Copy of the Application Form to parents by post for retention.)

 

Download Application Form

 

Interview

Interview will be carried out during March. A written notification will be sent to applicants about the interview arrangement in mid-February.

 

A. Selection Criteria for Interview

Criteria                                                   Weighting

1. Academic Results                                    40%

2. Conduct                                                  30%

3. Extra-curricular Activities                        10%

4. Social Service                                          10%

5. Special Talents                                        10%

 

B. Interview Format

5-6 students in one group

Part 1:using Cantonese to discuss an assigned theme

Part 2:using English to describe a picture

 

C. Content of the interview

♦Personal life and family       ♦School life             ♦Case Study

 

D. Assessment Criteria of the Interview

Items                                                                       Weighting

1. Comprehension in Cantonese and English              30%

2. Communication skills                                               30%

3. Creativity and analytical thinking                             20%

4. Manner                                                                     20%

 

Overall Admission Criteria

 

Items

Academic

results

Conduct

Extra-

curricular

Activities

Service

and

special

talents

EDB

Rank

Order

list

Performance

of Interview

Weighting ( % )

20

10

5

5

30

30

 

Release of results

The school will notify parents of successful applicants of their children’s inclusion in the successful lists for Discretionary Places by mail and phone by 31 March 2021.

Allocation results for Discretionary Places and Central Allocation will be released on 6 July 2021.

Kwun Tong Government Secondary School
Address: 9 Shun Chi Street, Shun Lee Estate, Kowloon.
Tel: 23436220
Fax: 23044671
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