GOOD HOPE SCHOOL

Notes to Applicants for Admission to Secondary One

2018 - 2019

 

I.             Application

 

(a)     Application Form Collection

Application forms will be available from 9 October 2017 to 26 October 2017. Forms can be obtained from the:

(1)         School office (8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday) or

(2)    School website: Application Notes & Form

 

         (b)  Return of Application Form

       Application deadline: 12:00 noon, 27 October 2017

                 Please submit the following to the school IN PERSON:

(1)         a completed application form;

(2)         a copy of the student’s birth certificate;

(3)         copies of P.4 – P.5 report cards;

(4)         a copy of P.6 report card (which can be submitted in person/by post when they are available);

(5)         student’s portfolio (no more than 4 doubled-sided pages of A4 paper including the supporting documents of Part 4 of the Application Form);

(6)         2 stamped self-addressed envelopes;

(7)         recommendation letters (optional).

 

II.          Selection

        The Selection Process comprises two parts:

1.

preliminary screening of documentary information based on the personal portfolio

75%

2.

performance in the interviews

25%

 

(a)   Preliminary Screening

(1)         Preliminary Screening will be based on the following criteria :

I.     Academic performance and Conduct                                                               50%

         II.    Co-curricular activities, service and special talents in school                           25%

        

(2)     Applicants who have successfully passed the Preliminary Screening will be invited to attend the first interview. Parents will be notified by post by 18 December 2017.

 

(b)  First Interview : 6 January 2018

(1)   Short-listed applicants will be invited to attend the first interview on 6 January 2018.

(2)   Application fee in the form of a crossed cheque for $50 payable to “Good Hope School” will be collected.

(3)   The student interview will be conducted in English and Putonghua. Applicants will be selected according to the following criteria:

I.     Problem-solving skills and logical thinking ability                                           

II.    Communication skills                                                                                        

(4)   Applicants who have successfully passed the first interview will be invited to attend           the second interview. Parents will be notified by post by 16 January 2018.

 

(c)  Second Interview : 27 January 2018

Short-listed applicants and their parents will be invited to attend the second interview with the Principal, Vice Principals and senior teachers on 27 January 2018.

 

III.   Admission

(a)      Notification

(1)     The School will notify successful applicants and those on the admission reserve list by post by 13 February 2018. 

(2)     Parents of the successful applicants will be invited to sign an undertaking with the School and complete their registration.

(3)     Applicants on reserve will be notified in due course.

 

(b)      School Fee

Local :             Secondary 1 – Secondary 3 : $35,000 (10 monthly instalments)

                        Secondary 4 – Secondary 6 : $45,000 (10 monthly instalments)

Non-local*:     Secondary 1 – Secondary 3 : $90,074 (10 monthly instalments)

Secondary 4 – Secondary 6 : $112,801 (10 monthly instalments)

*For the criteria of ‘non-local students’, please refer to EDB(CR)3/196/13 on the Education Bureau website.

 

(c)       Fee Remission

Needy students, including those from families receiving Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) and students receiving financial assistance provided by the Student Financial Assistance Agency (SFAA), can apply for fee remission. For details, please visit :  http://www.ghs.edu.hk/sec/fee_remission.htm.

 

(d)   Scholarships and Subsidies

The School offers both academic and non-academic scholarships and subsidies. For details, please visit : http://www.ghs.edu.hk/sec/scholarships_awards_subsidies.htm.
Guidelines for Tuition Scholarships for Choir/Instrumental Team Members (Eng vison)
Application Form for Tuition Scholarships for Choir/Instrumental Team Members (Eng vison)