7English There are eight English lessons per week. Four lessons for the PLP-RW scheme with the NET.The NET lessons are held in the English room.English reward scheme promotes the use of English inside and outside the classroom.
8Chinese Eight lessons per week. Taught in Cantonese. One lesson in Putonghua per week.Start from the very beginning teaching strokes and character formation.Co-operative learning.
9Mathematics Six lessons per week. School based support scheme. Games and activities are used to support learning.Weekly math's fun day.Co-operative learning.
10Other Subjects Learn about citizenship General Studies Learn about the world around us.Activity based learning.PEDevelop student’s team spirit.Develop Gross-motor skills.ITTeach computer skills.Develop a positive attitude towards computer use.Civic EducationLearn about citizenshipand positive attitude.Visual ArtsLearn to appreciate the artwork.
11Extra-curricular Activities Held every Friday afternoonDifferent activities are held every other week in primary one.IT skillsPlayroom fun gamesDancing TeamBrownies
12Professional Support Team Student Guidance and Counseling ServiceSpeech Therapy ServiceEducational Psychologist Service
13Guidance ActivitiesPreventive & Personal Growth Programmes
14“How to help your child to accommodate in P.1?” PLK Gold & Silver Exchange Society Perishing Tsang School
15Content1. Kindergarten VS Primary School 2. Parents Strategies
16Kindergarten VS Primary School Environmentsmallfamiliarbig(with different classrooms &special rooms)new (new teacher、classmates etc)Learningshorter timeless subjectsLearning through playingless homeworkbring less things toschoolno need to note whathomework to dowhole day without a nap、40mins/sessionmore subjects(Chinese、English、Maths、General Studies、Art、Music、IT、Personal Growth、Physical Education、Reading etc)Learning through activities, groupsmore homework、dictation、examsbring more things to school for learningneed to note what homework to do
17Parents Strategies Psychology： Visit new school with child Introduce school life of P.1in advancedDaily：Develop personal time schedule accommodating school lifeGive more training about putting on clothes/shoes/socks; eating lunch; cleaning after eating/going to toilet independentlyHelp to eliminate tricks, remind yourchild to be polite
18Parents Strategies Studying(during summer holiday)： Buy books and things earlier，teach your child to put things in order e.g. tidy up school bagIntroduce how to note homework, what books will be used for different subjects, rules in classroom, what dictation/exams areParticipate in Guidance Day for New Students(14~18/7/2014 and 29/8/2014)Studying(in September)：Teach methods of how to finishhomework, encourage your child to askfor help if needed
19Parents Strategies Studying(in September)： Teach methods to avoid forgetting to finish homework/bring things to school, at the same time check for your child until mastering the skillsTeach methods to studyContact the school more often to understand how well your child is doingAsk for help from teachers orsocial worker when your childhaving problems to accommodate
20Parents Strategies Give more encouragement, believe your child can do it2. Arrange chatting time or activities for yourchild to relax3. Demonstrate how to do, give simple and clearinstructions
22The School Day Students need to arrive before 8:15am Normally leave at 4pmThe first three days in September are half days. Students leave at 12:10pm. (parents pick up/ school bus)Every Wednesday, students leave at 2:30pmThere are eight teaching periods and one class teacher’s period every day.We have special timetables for exam periods and activity weeks.
23Homework, Assessments and Exams There is homework for English, Mathematics and Chinese every day, other subjects when required.There is one assessment per year for Chinese and Mathematics and English.We adapt formative assessment for P1 and P2 students in English teaching. (portfolio, HFW tests)There are three exam periods per year for all subjects . We have a special timetable for these periods.
24Expectations Students are expected to hand in homework on time. If they do not hand in homework for 5 times they receive a written warning. After 3 warnings, they will receive a de-merit.Students are expected to be on time for school every day.If they are late for 3 times they receive a written warning. After 3 warnings, they will receive a de-merit.Details of warnings and de-merits can be seen in the student handbook.
25LunchesLunches can be purchased from our lunch provider on monthly bases. (also provides vegetarian choice) Parents can provide lunch for the students, they must be delivered to school before 12:10pm.
26Visual Arts Supplies Parents need to provide the followings: Optional: Child-proof scissorsA glue stickColouring pencilsAn art matA bag to put them inOptional:An apronSleeve protectorsCrayons are on the book list and will be returned at the end of the year.
29Stationery Parents need to provide: At least 3 pencils (sharpened) A rubberA rulerA soft pencil case to put them inReminder: Everything must be labeled with the child’s full name.
30UniformParents can order the formal and PE summer uniform in June or July. Winter uniform can be ordered in October or November. PE uniform: The students need to wear white socks and plain white shoes. Formal uniform: The students need to wear white socks and black shoes. (a white vest as underwear)
34Appearance Boys’ hairstyle Side burns cannot be longer than the student’s ears.Hair should be short and neat.
35Appearance Girls’ hairstyle Fridge must not cover the student’s eyes. Long hair must be kept in a ponytail.They must use plain black hair clips.
36HandbookParents need to sign page 2 of the handbook as signature proof.Parents need to fill in the student’s information page in the handbook.Need to include an emergency contact.Need to include a photo of the child wearing their school uniform with the school logo showing.If a student is sick, parents need to fill in details on the student’s medical information page in the handbook.Parents need to check and sign the handbook every day.
37Circulars (mail to parents later) Primary One Guidance DayReminder of New School Year ofList of TextbooksCollection of Exercise books, Sundry Fee and The Approved FeeApproved Collection of FeesMeal Order Form for SeptemberThe Purchase of School Uniform
38Thank you Website : http://www.plkgspts.edu.hk School telephone no.:Our next meeting will be on 14th~18th July, 2014 and29th August, 2014 to collect uniforms and textbooks.