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Information on Application for Secondary One Places (2020-2021)

 

With Diocesan Girls' Junior School as our feeder primary school, Diocesan Girls School will be offering 5 classes of Secondary One in the 2020/21 academic year. For reference, the annual school fee for each student in the 2020/2021 academic year is HK$ 40,000 (subject to EDB approval). The School also offers scholarships and fee remission to those students who qualify. Secondary Three students may proceed directly to Secondary Four to prepare for the HKDSE in Secondary Six. Alternatively, students can opt to apply for the GCE Advanced Level curriculum offered in Secondary 5 and 6.

 

You are invited to DGS to find out more about the School and application details at the

Introductory Talk: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Saturday, 21st September 2019

Please click HERE to download the PowerPoint presentation.

 

 

A. Application and Selection Details

Our selection process comprises two rounds:

1. short-listing applicants on documentary information (50%) based on the personal portfolio and

2. administering interviews in English and Chinese as well as skills tests (50%). 

 

Stage 1 Application Period: 23rd September - 8th October 2019

During the first stage, applicants are selected based on the following criteria:

  • Academic performance and conduct (25%)
  • Academic / non-academic exposures in or outside school (25%)

 

To take part in Stage 1 of the screening test, interested parents should open an account at https://admission.dgs.edu.hk. Enter the required information and print the Portfolio Cover Sheet. Then send the following documents IN PERSON to our School, located at 1 Jordan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong (Exit B2 of the Jordan MTR Station) from 23rd September to 8th October 2019 (Mon – Fri 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sat 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, exclude public holidays):

a) school reports of the applicant from P.4 to P.6 (P.6 reports can be submitted as supplementary documents attached to the "supplementary information covering sheet" when they are available),

b) a copy of the applicant's portfolio, including the Portfolio Cover Sheet, the Portfolio Summary Form and the Personal Information Form (Sports) for the School's reference and 

c) a self-addressed stamped ($5.00) envelope of size C5

(The Portfolio Summary Form and Personal Information Form (Sports) can be downloaded from the School Homepage)

 

Stage 2 By early November 2019 application forms will be sent to those selected to enter the interview stage 

 

Deadline for the return of application forms: 8th November 2019


Details: 
Applicants who have successfully passed the first stage will receive application forms by post and be invited to 

meet teachers on 30th November 2019

The Application Form for Secondary One Places should be completed with a recent photograph affixed, and returned to the School by hand, reaching us on or before 8th November 2019 together with the following:

a) 2 self-addressed stamped ($5.00) envelopes of size C5 and 

b) an application fee in the form of a crossed cheque for $50 payable to "Diocesan Girls' School" 

 Please note that all application materials submitted will not be returned.

 

During the second stage, applicants will meet teachers and maybe, at a later stage, the Headmistress, based on the following criteria:

  • Power of understanding and analysis & responsiveness (25%)
  • Communication and other skills (25%)

 

Applicants with talents in music and sports may be invited to attend a Specific Skills Test and/or Music Auditions on Saturday, 23rd November 2019. Details will be posted to applicants entering Stage 2 of the application process.

Applicants with noted strength in different areas of interest might be invited to demonstrate their skills.

 

B. Notification of Acceptance

Having completed the recruitment process, the School will inform applicants of the results of their application by early February 2020. Successful applicants have to sign an undertaking with the School, submit their Primary Six Student Record Forms to the School and complete their registration with us.

If any applicant wishes to take the Chinese Language subject in Putonghua, she must indicate her choice on the relevant document. 

 

Scholarship Selection

Accepted students have to sit the scholarship examination / Placement Test to be conducted on Saturday, 25th April 2020. Those who wish to apply for music scholarships will be invited for assessments on Saturday, 15th February 2020. Sports scholarships will also be offered based on students' performance in the specific skills test / their achievement records.

  

DOCUMENTS (Right-click the following links and click "Save Target As..." to download.)

1. School Prospectus
   (Chinese version: 學校概覽)

2. Secondary 1 Application Information
   (a) Portfolio Summary Form
   (b) Personal Information Form (Sports)
   (c) Supplementary Information Covering Sheet

  

Please click HERE to download the Personal Information Collection Statement for Admission Applicants

 

SCHOOL CONTACT INFORMATION

Headmistress: Mrs. Stella Lau, SBS JP
Address: 1 Jordan Road, Kowloon, HKSAR, China
Phone No.: (852)2277-9100
Fax No.: (852)2780-7149
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

School Registration No.: E.D. 1/2/4456/57