2023 Secondary School Places Allocation (SSPA): Application for Secondary One Discretionary Places

2023 Secondary School Places Allocation (SSPA): Application for Secondary One Discretionary Places
(Admission to Secondary 1 (S1) in September 2023)

1. Date of Distribution of Application Forms

From now till 17th January, 2023 (Tuesday)
Applicants may obtain the Application Form in person at the school office during office hours or by downloading on our school website.

2. Details on Submission of the Application Form

Date: 3rd to 17th January, 2023

3. The completed application form should be submitted with the following documents IN PERSON at the school office:

・Discretionary Place issued by the Education Bureau
・Copy of the HKID card, birth certificate, or document(s) showing the date of birth and the identity of permanent residency in Hong Kong
・Photocopies of P.5 & P.6 school report cards (P.5 – 2nd term; P.6 – 1st term)
・TWO stamped ($2.2) self-addressed envelopes with the name and address of the applicant
・A student photo (affixed on the Application Form)

4. Office hour

Time: (Mon-Fri) 7:30 am - 6:00 pm and (Sat) 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
(Sunday & public holidays) Closed

5. Number of Discretionary School Places: 40

6. Criteria and Weighting

・Position in the Rank Order List provided by the EDB: 30%
・Academic Results: 20%
・Conduct and attitude: 20%
・Interview Performance: 20%
・Extra-Curricular Activities and Awards: 10%

7. Notes on application submission

・Each student may apply to not more than two participating secondary schools listed in the Handbook for Application for S1 Discretionary Places (DP), otherwise his/her chance of acquiring a DP will be forfeited.
・Based on the principle of fairness, recommendation letters from primary schools are NOT REQUIRED.
・To be environmentally friendly, applicants are not required to submit photocopies of certificates or records of extra-curricular activities. Please only bring along the relevant original documents to the interviews.


8. Details of the interview

・All applicants will be invited to attend an interview.
・Date: 5th March 2023 (Sunday)
・Notification: The arrangement will be sent on early February 2023 by post
・Time and Mode: Applicants will receive an interview notification by post
・Content of the interview: Knowledge in different subjects, knowledge about our school and personal life knowledge

9. Arrangements for notifying successful DP applicants

According to the EDB, our school will notify parents of successful applicants of their children’s inclusion in the Successful Lists for DP (not official notification by the EDB) by post and phone on 31st March, 2023.
These notification arrangements are not applicable to reserve and unsuccessful applicants, nor are the notifications the allocation results.
The official results of allocation will be released on 11th July, 2023 by the Education Bureau, including the DP and CA results.


Personal Information Collection Statement:

  • If you do not provide adequate and accurate data, our school may not be able to process your application.
  • All personal data provided by you by means of this form will only be used for the related application.  Unless we have been authorized by you or are required by the law, we do not disclose to any third party any personal information you provided.
  • Except the exemptions stipulated by the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, every applicant has the right to request for access and correction of his or her personal data by addressing a written request to our school.
  • After the application procedure, the related information will be erased.