Application Guidelines for S.1 Discretionary Places ( 2023/24 )
Application is for P.6 students of the academic year 2022-23 only.
Application form can be obtained from the General Office of Buddhist Ho Nam Kam College or downloaded from the School Website ( Application Form)
The following documents should be submitted to the school between 3 Jan 2023 and 17 Jan 2023:
The completed Buddhist Ho Nam Kam College Application Form
The completed Application Form for S1 Discretionary Place provided by EDB
Photocopies of Primary 5 and Primary 6 School Report Cards
Photocopy of Identity Card or equivalent
Photocopies of qualifications, certificates, awards or records of extra-curricular activities
A stamped addressed envelope with the name of the applicant on the back of the envelope
Recommendation letters from primary school is NOT necessary
Office hours of school:
Mon to Fri ( 7:30 am to 5:30 pm )
Sat ( 8:30 am to 1:00 pm )
All applicants will be informed to attend an interview by post on or before 4 March 2023 while interviews will be conducted in 11 March 2023, please contact the general office for assistance if there are any problems concerning the interview.
Students are expected to show the listed abilities during the interview regarding the following areas:
Chinese, English and Maths skills
Potentiality in sports and arts
Criteria for the selection of S1 Discretionary Places are as follows:
Rank order list (provided by EDB) 10% Academic results in the primary school 20% Interview 30% Conduct and remarks in primary school 20% Extra-curricular activities, services and awards 20%
Number of discretionary places for admission to Secondary One in September2023: 40
Notes to application
A student may apply to not more than two participating schools listed in the handbook for application for Secondary One Discretionary Places. Otherwise, the chance of acquiring a Discretionary Place will be forfeited.
Parents of successful applicant will be notified of their children’s inclusion of in the Successful Lists for Discretionary Places of our school by letter and phone on Friday, 31 March 2023.