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Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School

Information on the Application for Secondary One Discretionary School Places

For Academic Year 2022-2023


  1. Distribution of Application Forms

   Application forms can be obtained in one of the following ways:

            (1)  Download from the school website:  (from November 27, 2021
                   to  January 17, 2022

            (2)  In person: Forms can be obtained from the school from January 3, 2022 to  January 17, 2022.


  1. Period for application

   (1)  Application period: January 3, 2022 to January 17, 2022 inclusive.

            (2)  Please hand in the form personally to the school within the following school office hours.

                         Monday to Friday: 7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

                         Saturday:  9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

                         School Holiday (Not Public Holiday): 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

                         Sunday & Public Holiday: Closed


       3.  Items to submit

            (1)   Completed S1 Application Form issued by Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School and the
                    attached acknowledgement slip. (Please  write down the student name and student reference
                    number (STRN) on the acknowledgement slip first.)

            (2)  Completed “Application Form for S1 Discretionary Place” issued by EDB

            (3)  Copy of the Primary Student Record Form issued by EDB

            (4)  Copy of the Primary 5 Final Examination and Primary 6 First Term Examination report cards

            (5)  Copy of awards and certificates

            (6)  1 long, self-addressed (with the name and address of the applicant) and stamped ($2.0) envelope

            (7)  Copy of the applicant’s I.D. Card (just for checking purpose)

            (8)  For the convenience of school administration, please scan the QR code below and fill in your
                  personal  information before submitting the application form.




       4.  Number of Discretionary School Places: 40


       5.  Points to note when submitting the application form

   (1)  Please staple the application form issued by Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School and  
          other documents together.  DO NOT hand in a plastic folder or CD/DVD.

   (2)   After submitting the application form, please keep the acknowledgement slip and the
          parent’s copy of the "Application Form for S1 Discretionary Place” bearing the school chop.

   (3)  Each student may apply to not more than two participating secondary schools listed in the
         Handbook for Application for Secondary 1 Discretionary Places, otherwise his/her chance of
         acquiring a discretionary place will be forfeited.

   (4)  Once the application form is submitted, it cannot be withdrawn or cancelled.

            (5)  It is NOT necessary for the applicant to submit any primary school Principal 
                  recommendation letter.  Neither is
the applicant required to list his/her class/form positions
                  in the examinations in primary school.

            (6) The information provided must be accurate and complete. Otherwise, applications will be 
                 delayed or rejected.


6.  Special Arrangement
In view of the COVID-19 epidemic, the EDB has allowed submission of DP applications by post for this 
SSPA cycle. Parents could consider  the needs and associated risks, and arrange to submit the 
Application Forms and the above-mentioned documents by post within the application period (the
postmark date should not be later than the prescribed deadline). Please read the following important  notes:


        (1) Check whether the Application Form consists of the EDB's Copy, School's Copy and Parent's Copy intact, and whether all the Copies have the same Application Number.
         (2)  Check whether the name of our school has been filled in the space provided for the Name of School Applied to on the EDB's Copy, School's Copy and Parent's Copy.
         (3)  Check whether the pre-printed student's information on the Application Form viz. the name of  student, sex and date of birth is the same as that appears on the copy of student's identity document as attached.
        (4) In case of discrepancies in the pre-printed student's particular, Application Form with amendments to the pre-printed information, photocopied, damaged or incomplete Application Form, our school will return the Application Form to the applicant.
       (5) Reserve the time required for mailing, considering to send the application by registered mail.
        (6)  After verifying and confirming that the information is correct, our school would return the Parent’s Copy to the parent concerned by post for retention and record. Please attach one more long, self-addressed (with the name and address of the applicant) and stamped ($2.0) envelope.


       7.  Admission criteria and weightings

     Admission criteria


     Academic performance in primary schools


     Rank order provided by EDB


     Applicant’s performance in the admission interview


     Conduct and attitudes


     Applicant’s performance in activities and awards



       8. Interview

         In view of the recent surge of COVID-19 cases and the uncertainty over the evolvement of the
         virus  in the upcoming  months, we need to adjust the  mode of the interview on 12 March 2022.
         It is decided to replace live interviews with a “Video Submission” mode. 
 Please find more
details in the attached and submit your video by 26 February, 2022.


       9. Handling of personal information

The information collected in the application form and the QR code are for the purpose of applying for
admission to Secondary One in this school only. We will submit the data collected to the EDB.
None of this information will be disclosed to any other parties without your consent. 
Upon completion of the admission procedure, all the personal information collected will be destroyed.


      10.  Release of results

          (1) Parents of successful Discretionary Places applicants will receive a written notification and a
                phone call about their children’s inclusion in the school’s Successful List for Discretionary
                Places on May 4, 2022.

          (2) The results of Discretionary Places and Central Allocation will be released at the same time on
                July 26, 2022.