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Application for S1 Discretionary Places 2017-2018
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Last modified on 12 January 2017

Our school will be offering 6 classes of Secondary One in 2017-2018. The number of Secondary One Discretionary Places for the 2017-2018 academic year is 58. Application for Discretionary Places is open to all who are interested.

You are invited to Sacred Heart Canossian College to know more about our school and the application details at the SHCC Information Day on 9 December 2016 at 7 pm.

(Registration Closed)

A. Application Procedures

  1. SHCC Application forms can be downloaded by right clicking the link.

  2. Submission of Application:

    Return the following in person between 3 January and 18 January 2017 during school office hours *.

    1. Completed SHCC application form with 2 recent photographs affixed.
    2. EDB application form for S1 discretionary place.
    3. Photocopies of all supporting documents (including copies of the 2nd term report card in Primary 5 and 1st term report card in Primary 6, certificates of achievement etc.)

    Please note that recommendations from teachers/ Head of primary school are not required.
    Please bring along the true copy of the student’s HKID card for verification.

Note *

School office hours:

Monday – Friday

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
(lunch hour:12:00-1:00 pm)


9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Sunday / Public holiday


B. Selection Criteria and Weighting

  1. Stage 1: Selection for interview
    Academic performance
    Activities, services, talents and achievements


  2. Stage 2: Interview

    Language competence in both English and Chinese
    Generic skills: comprehension and organization, analysis
    and problem solving, communication and presentation
    Social awareness



    Academic performance


C. Interview
Applicants selected for Stage 2 will be invited to attend an interview on 25 March 2017. Confirmation letter will be sent to individual applicants.

D. Release of Results
Successful applicants will be notified by the EDB on 11 July 2017.