Sir Ellis Kadoorie (S) Primary School
P.5-P.6 Level Parents' Day
18.09.2012
PROGRAMME
1:50-2:00 p.m. 1. Registration
Ms CHEN
2:00-2:10 p.m. 2. Welcoming and Introduction
on Major Concerns 2012-2013
Mrs LAM
2:10-2:30 p.m. 3. TSA Arrangement
Ms TANG
4. Pre-S1 Arrangement
2:30-2:50 p.m. 5. Secondary School Places Allocation Ms HO
System (SSPA)
2:50-3:00 p.m. 6. Open Forum
3:00-3:15 p.m. 7. Meeting Class Teachers
Mrs LAM and
Senior Teachers
Class Teachers
MAJOR CONCERN OF 2012-2013
 Brush
up students’ literary skills so as to
enhance the learning of all subject
disciplines
 Cultivate students’ positive attitude so that
they will strive for excellence
 Nurture students to be independent
learners through fostering their selfmanagement skills and study skills
TERRITORY-WIDE
SYSTEM
ASSESSMENT (TSA)
WHAT IS TSA?
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TSA assesses the general competence of students at
the end of key stages of learning
For students at P.3, P.6 and S.3
To provide the Government and school
management with information on school standards
in key learning areas for the purposes of school
improvement
To assess students’ performances at the Basic
Competency level so that teachers could make
good use of the assessment data to improve the
learning and teaching effectiveness
SCOPE OF TSA
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Chinese:
Speaking, Chinese Audio-Visual (CAV),
Listening, Reading and Writing
English:
Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing
Mathematics:
Questions on Number, Algebra, Measure,
Shape and Space, Data Handling
SCHEDULE FOR CHINESE AND ENGLISH
ORAL AND CAV ASSESSMENTS
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9 or 10 May 2013 at school
Students will be selected randomly
among the level to take different
kinds of assessments
CHINESE ORAL ASSESSMENT
Question types:
- Picture Description
- Presentation
- Group Discussion
ENGLISH ORAL ASSESSMENT
Question types:
- Reading aloud
- Teacher-Student Interaction
- Presentation
CHINESE AUDIO-VISUAL ASSESSMENT
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Watch the video and answer the
multiple choice (MC) questions
WRITTEN ASSESSMENT
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18 June 2013 at school
Chinese Paper:
-Listening Paper (about 30minutes for MC
questions),
-Reading Paper (35 minutes for fill in the blanks
and MC questions)
-Writing Paper (55 minutes for two writing tasks:
diary /narrative text / explanation text etc)
WRITTEN ASSESSMENT
19 June 2013
• English Papers:
- Listening Paper (about 30 minutes for MC
questions)
- Reading and Writing Paper (about 55 minutes
for MC questions and extended writing tasks)
• Mathematics Paper:
- about 40 questions on different dimensions
(50 minutes)
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PRE-SECONDARY ONE
HONG KONG
ATTAINMENT TEST
(PRE-S1)
WHAT IS PRE-S1 HKAT?
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The existing the Pre-S1 HKAT is used as a
scaling instrument.
The average of the two most recently
sampled Pre-S1 HKAT results is used to
scale the internal assessment results (i.e. P.
5 Final Exam, and P.6 Mid-year and Final
Exam) of the P6 students proceeding to S1.
The sampled pre-S1 HKAT results will be
collected biennially for allocation of SSPA.
WHAT IS PRE-S1 HKAT?
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Secondary Schools can make use of the
information obtained from Pre-S1 HKAT
for identifying the strengths and
weaknesses of their S1 entrants in the
subjects of Chinese, English and
Mathematics so that appropriate support
measures could be designed.
Our P6 students have to take the Pre-S1
HKAT at the allocated Secondary School
after they got the SSPA result in July.
SCOPE OF PRE-S1 HKAT
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Chinese:
Listening (10mins), Reading & Writing(40mins)
English:
Listening (15mins), Reading & Writing (35mins)
Mathematics (50mins):
Questions on Number, Algebra, Measure,
Shape and Space, Data Handling
TSA OR PRE-S1
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Starting from 2012, either TSA or Pre-S1 for
P.6
Our P6 students will take TSA in June 2013 .
Our P5 students will take Pre-S1 in July 2014.
ADJUSTMENT IN CURRICULUM
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Design activities and tasks to consolidate
learning
Design supplementary materials to
familiarize students with the question
types
Practice on different text types and
speaking activities
Provide timed practices of past papers and
follow up discussions
Provide extra support to students in need
PARENTS’ ROLE
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Daily Support:
Check their homework and do revision
with them for quiz and exam
Encouragement:
Positive feedback and praise on their
effort and improvement in studies
SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACES
ALLOCATION SYSTEM
(SSPA)
Secondary One Admission
For September 2013
Apply to a preferred school
directly
 No restriction on school
net
 Apply no more than two
participating schools
 Date: 3 January 2013 to
23 January 2013
Admission criteria for
application are set by
individual school
Notices will be issued for
parents’ reference
Will be allocated according
to banding, parental choice
and random number
Will not be centrally
allocated to a place if secure
a discretionary place
Intend to study in a public-sector
secondary school (All P.6 pupils)
Participate in SSPA System
Apply for a
Discretionary
Place
Not apply for a
Discretionary Place
Fill in Choice of School Form
Part A: Unrestricted School Choices
Part B: Restricted School Choices
Central Allocation
Release of SSPA Results
(9 July 2013)
Registration
(11-12 July 2013)
Pre-S1 Test
(16 July 2013)
 Make choices with
reference to the
Secondary School
List
Submit the form to
EDB in early May
Complete and
submit the form
irrespective of
whether a
discretionary place
has been applied for
Allocation of Secondary School 20010/2012
School
Code
275
125
515
504
Name of School
Delia Memorial School (Hip Wo)
Rosaryhill School
Sir Ellis Kadoorie Secondary School (West
Kowloon)
Islamic Kasim Tuet Memorial College
N.A. YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College
122
131
132
St. Margaret’s Girls’ College
Raimondi College
Delia Memorial School (Broadway)
Caritas Wu Cheung Chung Scondary
School
Marymount Secondary School
St. Paul’s Secondary School
Tang Shiu Kin Victoria Secondary School
113
N.A.
N.A.
124
117
137
St Stephen’s Girl College
St. Paul’s College
St. Paul’s Convent School
Queen’s College
Ho Tung Secondary School
CCC Kwei Wah Shan College
106
105
199
101
1st
Choice
No.
29
17
7
2nd
Choice
No.
0
3
1
3rd
Choice
No.
0
5
2
Others Total
No.
0
1
1
No.
29
26
11
3
1
0
1
5
3
0
0
0
3
3
0
3
1
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
3
3
3
2
1
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
2
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
0
0
0
0
0
1
6
1
1
1
1
1
1
96
1
1
1
1
1
0
Total 74
Delia Memorial School (Hip
Wo)
Rosaryhill School
Sir Ellis Kadoorie Secondary
School (West Kowloon)
Islamic Kasim Tuet Memorial
College
YMCA of Hong Kong
Christian College
St. Margaret’s Girls’ College
Raimondi College
Delia Memorial School
(Broadway)
Caritas Wu Cheung Chung
Secondary School
Marymount Secondary School
St. Paul’s Secondary School
Tang Shiu Kin Victoria
Secondary School
St Stephen’s Girl College
Private School
DSS school
Schools participate in the SSPA System
(Apply not more than two schools [DP])
Aided schools
DSS schools
Government schools
St. Paul’s College
St. Paul’s Convent School
Queen’s College
Ho Tung Secondary School
CCC Kwei Wah Shan College
Jockey Club Ti-I college
SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACES ALLOCATION
(SSPA)
2
years’ of exam result will be counted:
- P.5 Final Exam
- P.6 Mid-year Exam
- P.6 Final Exam
 School has to submit pupils’ result to EDB for
assessing their academic standard as a reference
for allocating secondary schools
 Procedures starts after the P.5 Final Exam
INTERVIEWS
 Clean
and tidy Uniform / Clothes and hair style.
 Be polite.
 Answer questions confidently with smiles.
 Prepare answering questions of different areas:
- Introduce themselves
- Hobbies
- Achievements
- Future jobs
- Favourite subjects
PARENTS’ PREPARATION
 Get
your child prepared
- Discipline : good conducts
- Academic : good performance in all subjects
- Service : join services inside and outside school e.g.
uniform groups, CYC, JPC, prefects etc
- Activity : join music, sports, Visual Arts, language
activities etc
 Documents
- Handbook : clean and tidy handbooks with no bad
records in discipline or homework responsibility
etc
- Portfolio *
PORTFOLIO
For applications and interviews
 A clear holder filing pupils’ document:
1. Report cards
- as many as possible
- if lost apply a transcript from school through writing
2 . Internal and external awards
- Certificates / Letters of prove
- Little trophies or middles (photos)
3. Good pieces of writing (Chinese / English)
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11
Apply an Identity Card (ID) for your child right after
their 11th Birthday!
 Give a photocopy to class teacher.
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OPEN FORUM
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