Shatin Tsung Tsin Secondary School - History

Historical Events Marking the Development of Shatin Tsung Tsin Secondary School (1985-1997)

1985/86 1986/87 1987/88 1988/89 1989/90 1990/91
1991/92 1992/93 1993/94 1994/95 1995/96 1996/97 1997/98

1985/86 Back to Top
September
Opening 14 Classes: Six S.1 Classes, Four S.4 Classes, Two S.6
Classes & Two S.7 Classes
Number of staff: 36
First Supervisor: Mr. W.F. Tse
First Chairman of School Management Committee: Mr. Cheung
Chi Kong

Establishment of Academic Affairs Committee, Discipline
Committee, Religious Affairs Committee, Career Guidance Team,
Extra-Curricular Activities Committee, Senior Christian
Fellowship and Junior Christian Fellowship
November
Resignation of Mrs. Chow Ho Tsui Chun, Principal of Shatin
Tsung Tsin Secondary School, owing to her emigration to
Australia
Appointing Ms. F.W.Lee as the second Principal
1986/87 Back to Top
September
Opening 24 Classes: Six S.1 Classes, Six S.2 Classes, Four S.4
Classes, Four S.5 Classes, Two S.6 Classes & Two S.7 Classes
Number of staff: 60
November
Establishment of Moral Education Committee
January
Holding School's Opening Ceremony and Thanksgiving
Service launched by Director of Education Department Designate,
Mr.Y.T.Li,J.P.
March
Taking part in the variety show of the Party Celebrating 140th
Anniversary of the Establishment of Tsung Tsin Mission in Hong
Kong
1987/88 Back to Top
September
Appointing Mr. Cheung Chi Kong, the Chairman of the School
Management Committee, as the Second Supervisor
Opening 30 Classes: S.1 - S.3 (Six classes each), S.4 and S.5
(Four classes each), S.6 and S.7 (Two classes each)
Number of staff: 72
January
Establishment of the Outstanding Academic Performance Awards
and the Distinctive Progress Awards for the S.1 - S.3 students
February
Establishment of Computer Group promoting computerization of
school work
1988/89 Back to Top
September
Publishment of School Magazine
1989/90 Back to Top
September
Establishment of Shatin Tsung Tsin Secondary School
Scholarships
Establishment of Counselling Room
May
Establishment of Sham Shui Po Tsung Tsin Church Scholarships,
with the donation of Sham Shui Po Tsung Tsin Church
1990/91 Back to Top
September
Launching students' Individual Development Scheme
Establishing Mathematics Remedial classes and Putonghua
classes
Establishing School Advisory Council
Holding Thanksgiving Service, Open Day, Civic Education
Exhibition , etc. to celebrate School's 5th Anniversary
1991/92 Back to Top
September
Setting Teaching Objective for the year: Improving Students'
Language Competence and Encouraging their active involvement
in Community work
Appointing Mr. W.C.Tang as the Third Supervisor
Resignation of Principal Lee Fai Wing
Appointing Ms. Yip Sau Wah as the 3rd principal
January
Adopting the new Sixth Form Curriculum
April
Holding the First Teacher-Student Games Day
1992/93 Back to Top
September
Teaching Objective of the year: Self-Discipline, Self-Respect and
Active Learning
Launching the Dual-Class Teacher System in the classes which
need the arrangement
Launching the system of 6-Day cycle
Appointing Mr.C.B. Leung as the Vice Principal
Modifying School Uniform and unifying the logo of the School
Badge
Modifying S.4 Curriculum; Allowing greater students' freedom in
choosing subjects.
October
Establishment of S.3 - S.7 Cell Groups
Establishment of Staff Appraisal Preparatory Group
November
Establishment of 1st Student Union
December
Renewal of the Public Announcement System in Hall
Installation of Air-Conditioners in the Library
Installation of Computers in the Library
February
Establishment of School Aims Committee
Publishing Pamphlets introducing the school, sending the
Pamphlets to the primary schools in the district
June
Establishment of Man Tsung Yan Memorial Scholarship
Estabishment of Sham Shui Po Tsung Tsin Church Outstanding
Student Scholarships
Establishment of Sham Shui Po Tsung Tsin Church Scholarships
for Chinese Language, English Language and Mathematics
1993/94 Back to Top
September
Teaching Objective of the Year: Learn Seriously and Treat
Others Politely
Streaming arranged in S.2 and S.3
October
Launching New Identity Scheme, letting students turning over a
new leaf
November
Publishing Parents' Newsletter
December
Establishing Tsung Tsin Explorer Award Scheme; training
students to be self-disciplined
Setting up the Committee preparing the establishment of Parent-
Teacher Association
February
Our Student Union working with other secondary schools in
district in preparing the establishment of Joint-School Student
Union of Shatin
Establishment of working group in charge of Fund-Raising
Activities related to installation of air-conditioners in the
classrooms
Establishment of working group preparing 10th Anniversary
Activities
April
Establishing Staff Appraisal Team and enacting the methods
related
June
Setting up the working group preparing the establisment of
Alumni Association
July
Parent-Teacher gathering
Establishment of Home-School Cooperation Committee
Establishment of working group in Charge of English Bridging
Courses
August
Working with Youth Centre in opening S.1 English Bridging
Courses
1994/95 Back to Top
September
Teaching Objective of the year: Maintaining Classroom
Discipline and Learning Seriously and Attentively
Establishment of Staff Development Committee
Adopting English as the teaching Medium
Launching Staff Appraisal System
Appointing Mr. Cheung Man Wai as the Vice-Principal
October
Adopting the New Class Structure: 5-6-6-4-4-2-2
November
Establishment of Parent-Teacher Association
Holding the first Parent-Teacher Association Annual General
Meeting
Establishment of Alumni Association
December
Installation of Air-conditioners in all classrooms
January
Student Counselling Days
February
Establishment of Parent-Teacher Association Sports Days Prize
- Best Athlete Award
March
Celebration of School's 10th Anniversary
Holding Thanksgiving Service, Whole-Hearted Sharing Session
and Three-Day Open Day
June
Invited by the Education Department to take part in the second
phase of SAMS Scheme
Approved to take part in the first phase of School Improvement
Scheme leading to the increase of Facilities including Student's
Activity room, Staff Common room, Conference room, etc.
August
S.4 English bridging course jointly organised by the school and a
community youth centre on Sun Chui Estate
1995/96 Back to Top
September
Teaching Objectives of the year: Promoting the Significance of
Respecting Teachers and the Senior and Improving Students'
Learning Effectiveness
Commencement of the Construction Scheme improving the school premise
New class structure of S.1 to S.7 : 5-6-6-4-4-2-2
Education objectives and three-year plan drafted by the School
Aims Committee of the school
April
Appointing Mr. C.W.Yau as the fourth supervisor of the school
Academic visit to a prestige secondary school in Guangdong
Compiling teachers' handbook
June
Completion of the draft for the objectives of the school and the
three-year plan putting emphasis on all the six aspects of
education
Emphasizing intellectual and spiritual education followed by
social and moral education in the first three years
July
Invited by the Education Department to join the noise abatement
program
August
Publishing the teachers' handbook entitled Teachers' Basic Law
Junior-form English bridging course jointly held by the school
and a community youth centre in Sun Chui Estate
Completion of the construction work in improving the school
premise: constuction of one additional staff room, one students'
activity room, two interview rooms and two additional
classrooms.
Completion of the noise abatement work: installation of air-
conditioners in all classrooms and special rooms.
1996/97 Back to Top
September
Teaching Objectives of the year: Following Jesus Christ in
Respecting the Lord and Loving one another, and developing
Thinking Ability and Analytical Power
Drafting proposal setting objectives for the development of
intellectual and spiritual education, measures and strategies, and
evaluation mechanism
Establishing School Image Team so as to facilitate the liaison
and communication between the school and the various
organisations including the primary schools, the educational
institutions and individuals in the community
New class structure: 5-5-6-4-4-2-2
October
Return visited by the staff of the secondary school in Guangdong
November
Installating computers in staff rooms so as to facilitate teaching
Fixation of Bicycle Racks
Modifying S.4 curriculum so as to make it more suitable for the
students
January
The Academic Week held by the Academic Affairs Committee
attracted a large number of students who participated in various
activities held in this week
March
In the forum entitled "Let's talk about our school policy",
teachers and students communicated in a sincere and open
manner
April
A discussion between parents and teachers was held and was
well received by parents
Several teachers of our school went for an observational tour to
some famous secondary schools in Shanghai where they could
share their experience and knowledge with the teachers there
June
Our school received journalists and reporters of the TV and the
radio stations and the press of Britain, America, France,
Germany and Japan and our principal, vice principal and some
teachers were interviewed
July
More than 90% of S1 students admitted to our school this year
belonged to Group 1 and Group 3 according to the Medium of
Instruction Grouping Assessment. This enabled us to continue
using English as the medium of instruction in the new academic
year
August
Drinking fountains were installed on the second floor and the
fourth floor. A cover was built above the common area next to
the playground and more chairs and tables were placed there
94.3% of S5 students obtained a pass in five subjects or more in
the HKCEE this year. It went up 6.1% compared to last year's
result
1997/98 Back to Top
September
This year, "Follow Jesus's way to honor God and love your
neighbours, develop a sound and critical mind to strive for the
better" is once again our school aim
Our school was invited by the Education Department to join the
SMI scheme

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