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Application for S1 Discretionary Places 2018-2019
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Last modified on 11 December 2017

Our school will be offering 6 classes of Secondary One in 2018-2019. The number of Secondary One Discretionary Places for the 2018-2019 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 8 December 2017 at 7 pm.

(Please click this link for details and registration)

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 2 January and 17 January 2018 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 organisation, analysis
    and problem solving, communication and presentation
    Social awareness



    Academic performance 50%

    Bonus marks will be given to special talents and outstanding achievements

C. Interview
Applicants selected for Stage 2 will be invited to attend an interview on 17 March 2018. Confirmation letter will be sent to individual applicants.

A number of applicants will be invited to attend special interviews on their declared talents on 27 January and 3 February 2018. The school will contact those applicants concerned about the interview schedule.

D. Release of Results
Successful applicants will be notified by the EDB on 10 July 2018.