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<caption>Daughter of Mary Help of Christians Siu Ming Catholic Secondary</caption>
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<td bgcolor="#dfefff">Purity and Charity ( Integrity and Honesty; Love and Concern )<br>???????????? ( ??????????????????????????????????????? )</td>
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<td bgcolor="#dfefff">Kwai Chung, Hong Kong</td>
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<td bgcolor="#dfefff">English language|English</td>
Daughters of Mary Help of Christians Siu Ming Catholic Secondary School (??????????????????????????????), founded in 1973, is a girls' secondary school in Kwai Chung, Hong Kong. It is administered under the Grant Code and using English as the medium of instruction.
Daughters of Mary Help of Christians Siu Ming Catholic Secondary School is a subsidized grammar girls' school run by the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians. Founded in 1973, the school has incorporated the educational philosophy of St. Mary Mazzarello and St. John Bosco, that is educating young people with love and putting equal stress on the importance of virtue, wisdom, physique, sociability, aesthetic appreciation and spirituality in providing quality education to the community.
With the teaching of Christ and values of the Gospel, we create an educational environment which is full of joy, love and care. We help our students to live with a clear sense of direction and to find the true meaning of life.
We commit ourselves to the integral formation of our students, putting equal stress on the importance of spirituality, virtue, wisdom, physique, sociability and aesthetic appreciation.
We encourage our students to participate actively in the life-long learning process, to apply the acquired knowledge to everyday situations, to cherish their lives and to contribute to the community.
Purity and Charity ( Integrity and Honesty; Love and Concern )
English is adopted as the medium of instruction.
Chinese Language, Chinese History, Putonghua, Chinese Literature, Ethics/ Religious Education, Visual Arts and Physical Education are conducted in Chinese.
There are altogether 29 classes with 5 classes each from S.1 to S.5 and 2 classes each in S.6 and S.7. For S.4 and S.5, classes are divided into the Arts, Commercial and Science streams; as for S.6 and S.7, classes are divided into two streams: Arts/Commercial and Science.
;Club Activities and Extra-curricular Classes : The School has more than 40 clubs and types of extra-curricular activities.<BR>They are divided into 6 categories, namely Academic Learning, Physique, Skills, Art, Services and Religious Belief.<BR>The activities include Science Club, Home Economics Club, Visual Arts Club, Drama Group, Long Distance Running Group, Junior Red Cross, Student Social Service Group, School Choir, Chinese Orchestra, String Orchestra, Melodica Band and more than 10 musical instrumental classes.<BR>To promote knowledge and appreciation of performing arts among students, the School also participates in the School Arts Animateur Scheme organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
;Special Training : Lively and challenging training camps such as the Orientation Wild Training Camp, the Guangzhou Huangpu Military School Training Camp and the Adventure-based Guidance Training Camp are available to students for the purpose of enhancing their self-esteem and promoting cooperation among them.
;Self-governed Groups : The presence of the Student Association, the Disciplinary Prefect Association and the Four Houses helps strengthen the communication between the School and students and enhance students' skills in leadership and organization. Students may form cabinets and stand for election, thereby enriching their experience in democracy and accountability.
;Exchange and Services : Students have the opportunities to visit the Mainland for cultural exchange and providing various services for poor children.
;School Awards and Scholarships :
The "Service Learning Scheme" aims to encourage students to take part in in-school or community service projects. It helps to build up among students a strong will and a spirit to serve others.
The "Self-Actualization Scheme" encourages S.1 students to make continual self-assessment and to set targets and goals for their studies as well as other areas.
In S.1, Social Studies lessons are conducted in all classes to help students grasp knowledge while the use of Putonghua as the medium of instruction in the Chinese lessons is piloted in one of the classes.
For the purpose of upgrading language skills, there is daily reading time in class. Students are offered additional courses of English Pronunciation during non-school hours. They also have the opportunities for public speaking in and outside classrooms.
The Cross-curricular Project-Based Learning Scheme in junior levels has been implemented since 1998. It aims to develop students' abilities on self-learning and inter-personal communication. It also trains students' data collection skills and analytical minds.
Let us raise our voice in chorus.
<BR>Singing praise to our loved School
<BR>Where Our Lady watches o'er us
<BR>Pleased that we accept her rule.
Future harvests spread before us;
<BR>Hence our urfe of deepest yearning.
<BR>On our work our minds we focus
<BR>As we grow in grace and learning.
We will make our own the spirit
<BR>Of this School we love and cherish.
<BR>Peace and joy we here inherit,
<BR>Learning thus to be unselfish.
Let us raise aloft our banner,
<BR>Enblem of a noble goal,
<BR>Testifying to the frandeur
<BR>Of a pure unsullied soul.
O good mother of our Jesus,
<BR>Be our guide to strong endeavour!
<BR>"Help of Christians", is your title;
<BR>Hence our trust in your good favour!
When perchance hard times beset us,
<BR>We'll comfide all to Our Lady
<BR>Heart to heart with mind recalling
<BR>Clearly the ideals she sets us.
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