Application for S.1 Discretionary Places
(Admission in September 2024)

A. Number of discretionary places: 40

B. Application Procedure


Till 16 January 2024

Distribute application form

  • The application form can be obtained at the school office during office hours. *

2 January 2024 to 16 January 2024

A. Submit application form:

(1) Submit in person together with the completed EDB application form for S.1 discretionary places during office hours. *
(2) Submit through SSPA e-Platform. (Please send us 1 self-addressed stamped envelope.)
*Applications by post or email will NOT be accepted.

B. Supporting documents include:

(1) Completed application form
(2) Copies of applicant's identity cards
(3) Copies of Primary 5 and 6 school reports cards
(4) 1 self-addressed stamped envelope
(5) Copies of certificates (not necessary)
 * No recommendation letter is required.


C. Personal Information Collection Statement:

(1) The personal information submitted by the applicants will be used in the selection procedure of S1 discretionary places. It may be transferred to the government departments concerned for allocation of S1 places if necessary.

(2) All submitted documents will not be returned to the applicants. They will be destroyed after the announcement of S1 places allocation.
(3) According to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, applicants have the right to amend or inquire about the personal information that he/she submitted. Applicants should submit a letter of request if necessary.


D. Remarks:

(1) The EDB's regulation states that each student may apply to not more than 2 secondary schools listed in the Handbook for Application for S1 DP. Otherwise, applicants' chance of acquiring a discretionary place will be forfeited.
(2) No application submitted can be withdrawn or cancelled.
(3) Late application will not be processed.

16 March 2024 (9 am to 1 pm)


  • All applicants will be invited to attend an interview.
  • The arrangement of the interview will be sent to applicants by post on or before 1 March 2024.
27 March 2024

Notification for successful applications  

  • Parents of successful applicants will receive a letter and a phone call.
9 July 2024Release of S.1 allocation results

11 July 2024 to 12 July 2024

Pre-S.1 Registration
16 July 2024Pre-S.1 attainment test (Pre-S1 HKAT)

C. Selection Criteria



Academic performance (includes rank order from EDB and academic result in P.5 and P.6)


Conduct and attitude


Performance in the interview


Extra curricular activities (participation and achievements)


* Office Hours: Mon - Fri 09:00-17:00 ; Sat 09:00 - 12:30

2024-2025 Application for S1 Discretionary Places