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1 Welcome to Po Leung Kuk Gold and Silver Exchange Society Pershing Tsang School

2 The first Po Leung Kuk school Founded in 1946 In 2006 the Po Leung Kuk Pershing Tsang school and Gold and Silver Exchange Society School merged. Brief History + =


4 Small Class Teaching Cater for individual differences Allow for ‘hands on’ learning Develop cooperative learning skills

5 Hands on Learning Cultural Exchange Programmes Activity Days

6 The Curriculum

7 English 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.

8 Chinese 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.

9 Mathematics Six lessons per week. School based support scheme. Games and activities are used to support learning. Weekly math's fun day. Co-operative learning.

10 Other Subjects General Studies Learn about the world around us. Activity based learning. PE Develop student’s team spirit. Develop Gross-motor skills. IT Teach computer skills. Develop a positive attitude towards computer use. Civic Education Learn about citizenship and positive attitude. Visual Arts Learn to appreciate the artwork.

11 Extra-curricular Activities Different activities are held every other week in primary one. IT skills Playroom fun games Dancing Team Brownies Held every Friday afternoon

12 Professional Support Team Student Guidance and Counseling Service Speech Therapy Service Educational Psychologist Service

13 Guidance Activities Preventive & Personal Growth Programmes

14 PLK Gold & Silver Exchange Society Perishing Tsang School

15 1. Kindergarten VS Primary School 2. Parents Strategies Content

16 Kindergarten VS Primary School KindergartenPrimary School Environment small familiar big(with different classrooms & special rooms) new (new teacher 、 classmates etc) Learning shorter time less subjects Learning through playing less homework bring less things to school no need to note what homework to do whole day without a nap 、 40mins/session more subjects(Chinese 、 English 、 Maths 、 General Studies 、 Art 、 Music 、 IT 、 Personal Growth 、 Physical Education 、 Reading etc) Learning through activities, groups more homework 、 dictation 、 exams bring more things to school for learning need to note what homework to do

17 Parents Strategies Psychology : Visit new school with child Introduce school life of P.1 in advanced Daily : Develop personal time schedule accommodating school life Give more training about putting on clothes/shoes/socks; eating lunch; cleaning after eating/going to toilet independently Help to eliminate tricks, remind your child to be polite

18 Parents Strategies Studying(during summer holiday) : Buy books and things earlier , teach your child to put things in order e.g. tidy up school bag Introduce how to note homework, what books will be used for different subjects, rules in classroom, what dictation/exams are Participate in Guidance Day for New Students (14~18/7/2014 and 29/8/2014) Studying(in September) : Teach methods of how to finish homework, encourage your child to ask for help if needed

19 Parents 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 skills Teach methods to study Contact the school more often to understand how well your child is doing Ask for help from teachers or social worker when your child having problems to accommodate

20 Parents Strategies 1.Give more encouragement, believe your child can do it 2. Arrange chatting time or activities for your child to relax 3. Demonstrate how to do, give simple and clear instructions

21 School Life

22 The School Day Students need to arrive before 8:15am Normally leave at 4pm The first three days in September are half days. Students leave at 12:10pm. (parents pick up/ school bus) Every Wednesday, students leave at 2:30pm There are eight teaching periods and one class teacher’s period every day. We have special timetables for exam periods and activity weeks.

23 Homework, 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.

24 Expectations 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.

25 Lunches Lunches 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.

26 Visual Arts Supplies Parents need to provide the followings: 1.Child-proof scissors 2.A glue stick 3.Colouring pencils 4.An art mat 5.A bag to put them in Optional: 1.An apron 2.Sleeve protectors Crayons are on the book list and will be returned at the end of the year.



29 Stationery Parents need to provide: 1.At least 3 pencils (sharpened) 2.A rubber 3.A ruler 4.A soft pencil case to put them in Reminder: Everything must be labeled with the child’s full name.

30 Uniform Parents 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)

31 Summer uniform

32 Winter uniform


34 Appearance Boys’ hairstyle Side burns cannot be longer than the student’s ears. Hair should be short and neat.

35 Appearance 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.

36 Handbook Parents 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.

37 Circulars (mail to parents later) 1.Primary One Guidance Day 2.Reminder of New School Year of 2014-2015 3.2014-2015 List of Textbooks 4.Collection of Exercise books, Sundry Fee and The Approved Fee 5.Approved Collection of Fees 6.Meal Order Form for September 7.The Purchase of School Uniform

38 Thank you Website : School telephone no.: 28908131 Our next meeting will be on 14th~18 th July, 2014 and 29 th August, 2014 to collect uniforms and textbooks.

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