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Information on Application for Secondary One Places (2018 - 2019)


With Diocesan Girls' Junior School as our feeder primary school, Diocesan Girls School will be offering 5 classes of Secondary One in the 2018/19 academic year. For reference, the annual school fee for each student in the 2017/2018 academic year is HK$ 38,000. 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, 23rd September 2017


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: 25th September - 20th October 2017

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 25th  September to 20th October 2017 (Mon – Fri 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sat 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon):

a) school reports of the student 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 student'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 ($3.90) envelope of size C5

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


Stage 2 By the early of November 2017 application forms are sent to those selected to enter the interview stage 


Deadline for the return of application forms: 17th November 2017

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

meet teachers on 2nd December 2017

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 17th November 2017 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 are selected based on the following criteria to meet teachers and maybe, at a later stage, the Headmistress:

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


For Applicants with talents in music, sports and other areas of interest:

1. Applicants outstanding in music may be invited to attend an audition on Saturday, 9th December 2017.

2. Parents are also welcome to register online at https://admission.dgs.edu.hk to take part in the voluntary Specific Skills Test (Sports) scheduled to take place on Saturday, 9th December 2017. Details will be posted to applicants entering Stage 2 of the application process.

3.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 late January 2018 and invite successful applicants 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. The applicant must have a good command of English and selection will be based on the applicant’s command of both English and Putonghua.


Scholarship Selection

Accepted students will also be invited to sit the scholarship examination / Placement Test to be conducted on Saturday, 3rd February 2018. Those who wish to apply for music scholarships will be invited for assessments in February 2018. 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



Headmistress: Mrs. Stella Lau, SBS JP
Address: 1 Jordan Road, Kowloon, HKSAR, China
Phone No.: (852)2277-9100
Fax No.: (852)2780-7149
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School Registration No.: E.D. 1/2/4456/57