S1 Discretionary Places Application (2024/2025)

(2024/2025 )

Application Procedures

1. Application Period

January 2 (Tuesday) to January 16 (Tuesday), 2024

2. Business Hours for Submission of Application Forms

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

(Excluding Sundays and Public Holidays)

3. Application Procedures

Parents may submit applications to schools in person or through the SSPA e-Platform of the Education Bureau. Regardless of whether the applications are submitted in paper form or through the SSPA e-platform, the following documents must be attached (for e-Platform submission, Item No. (4) is excluded) (No recommendation letter from primary school is required).

  1. Copies of P5 & P6 academic results;
  2. Copies of attendance / merit certificates for extra-curricular or community service activities;
  3. Copy of identity card;
  4. “Application Form for S1 Discretionary Place” issued by the Education Bureau;
  5. Completed “Application Form for Admission 2024/2025” of our school;
  6. One recent passport sized photo;



4. Interview

  • Interview will be arranged for all applicants, the relevant invitation letters will be issued in due course
  • Interview Date : First half of March 2024 (Tentative)


5. Admission Criteria

Criteria Weightings
Academic performance (school results and the Rank Order List from EDB) 44%
Performance at interview (Chinese and English language proficiency, current affairs, common knowledge, creativity, courtesy and appearance, etc.) 34%
Conduct 12%
Performance of sports and arts / services / leadership 10%
Total 100%

6. 38 places will be offered for the S1 Discretionary Places Application (2024/2025).

7.Release of Result Parents of successful applicants will be notified on March 27, 2024 (Wednesday) (by phone and by post). Reserve and unsuccessful applicants will not receive any notification.