Awards for Exhibition of Student Visual Arts Work 2020/21
Four Secondary 5 to 6 Visual Arts (VA) students participated in the Exhibition of Student Visual Arts Work 2020/21 – Primary and Secondary Students’ Artworks organized by the Education Bureau. The exhibition aims to display and acknowledge students’ accomplishment in visual arts, and enable students and teachers to learn from each other. A judging panel comprising art professionals selected different pieces of artwork for display from the entries of more than 400 secondary schools.
Our VA students were awarded with the following:
Gold Prize: Wai Yuk Shan (6C)
Certificate of Merit: Wong Kwan Nga (6D)
Visit to the Sun Museum
Twelve S4 and S5 students of Visual Arts visited the Sun Museum on Jul 9. The Sun Museum is a non-profit, non-governmental museum in Hong Kong that aims to foster the development of arts and culture in Hong Kong SAR and China. Students joined a guided tour for two exhibitions in the museum, The Place: Fantasia of Scenery by Tang Ying Chi and The Phase: Hong Kong Contemporary Ceramics. The exhibitions respectively showcased paintings by renowned Hong Kong female artist Tang Ying Chi, and recent works by 26 members of the Contemporary Ceramic Society (H.K.). Through attending these two exhibitions, students developed a deeper understanding of Chinese traditional craftsmanship as well as the creativity blending Eastern and
Speech Day 2021
The annual Speech Day was held on July 6 at the Silcocks Hall. Our Principal, Mr Francis Kwan, welcomed parents and congratulated all graduates on their successful completion of their secondary school education.
Among the honourable guests was our distinguished alumna and internationally acclaimed director Ms Cheung Yuen Ting, Mabel. In her address, she used the metaphor of frangipani (雞蛋花), often considered as the “school flower” of Ying Wa, to acclaim the inner qualities of our girls such as the willingness to serve, the ability to shine and the possession of a humble heart.
Invitational Programming Contest for Girls
Tang Yui Ying (5D), Wang Jun Wei Serena (5D) and Mak Cheuk Yin (5E) from the Computer and Programming Team achieved delightful results in the DGS 160th Anniversary Invitational Programming Contest for Girls held on July 2. Working closely as a team, they tackled many challenging questions and applied computer programming skills during the 3-hour competition. They won the first runner-up in the contest and overall Ying Wa won second place among all participating schools.
CLP Engineer in School (EIS) Programme 2021
Thirty S1 and S2 students of the school’s STEM Team joined the CLP (China Light & Power) Engineer in School (EIS) Programme 2021 by taking part in the CLP STEM Workshop at the HKAYP Jockey Club Duke of Edinburgh Training Camp. The theme of the EIS was “Explore a New Power Journey”.
Scientific and environmental topics such as power generation, transmission and supply, the importance of using clean energy etc were covered. Supervised by the CLP instructors, students had to assemble a robotic ejector. Not only did students apply their prior scientific knowledge to the new technologies taught, but they also enjoyed various challenging and fun activities.
Personal Finance Planning Competition 2021 - Champion
5 Secondary Four students of Business, Accounting and Financial Studies (BAFS) won the Champion of the Personal Finance Planning Competition 2021, organized by the School of Business and Department of Economics and Finance of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. The students submitted a report to explore possible financial traps encountered by adolescents and propose corresponding financial planning possibilities and tips. Their work was well received by the judges who commented that the proposal would be able to enhance the financial independence and wellness of youngsters.
List of awardees: Chan Sze Yu (4C), Chan Tsz Ying (4D), Chung Mei Shun Ophelia (4D), Lam Kwan Tung (4D), Ng Sze Man (4D)
National Flag Hoisting Ceremony (June 2021)
The National Flag Hoisting Ceremony was held on June 20, 2021 to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the implementation of “one country two systems” under the People’s Republic of China. Thanks to the Civic Education Committee, the theme of the relationship between the Constitution of the People’s Republic of China and the Basic Law of the HKSAR was selected to help cultivate students’ sense of national identity and develop deeper understanding towards the importance of upholding the rule of law and the National Security Law.