In view of the recent situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, our school has already conducted the S1 admission briefing session using an online mode on 12 December to avoid the gathering of crowd in school.
Notes for Parents on the Application
2021/2022 Application for Secondary 1 Discretionary Places (S1DP)
- Ying Wa Girls' School (“YWGS”) is a government aided EMI secondary school. The School was founded in 1900 by the former London Missionary Society, and is now a related school of the Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China.
- Application procedure :
Collection of Application Form
i) Download from school website (www.ywgs.edu.hk) and print on A4-sized white paper, or
ii) Parents can contact school if they have difficulty in downloading the application form
14 December 2020 - 18 January 2021
Submission of Application Form
i) Submit in person (either by the applicant’s parent or an entrusted person)
ii) Parents can also submit application via post. Parents need to make sure that all required documents are included. A return envelope should be included, school will post the Parent's Copy of the application form back to the parents for retention. (the postmark date should not be later than the prescribed deadline)
4 - 18 January 2021
(except Sundays and Public Holidays)
Office Hours :
Monday to Friday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday : 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Place : School Office, Robinson Road Campus Documents required :
i) Application Form for S1DP issued by the Education Bureau
ii) YWGS's S1DP Application Form
iii) Applicant's school reports for Primary 5 (whole year) and Primary 6 (first term) – photocopy
iv) ID Card of the student – photocopy
Remarks : There is no need to provide any letters of recommendation or certificates of awards
All applicants will be invited for an interview, the date of which is 6 March 2021 (Saturday). Details will be announced in due course.
Parents of successful S1 DP applicants will receive notification from school by letter and phone on 31 March 2021.
The formal admission result will be announced on 6 July 2021 concurrently with the release of the
Central Allocation results. In the event that there are still unfilled places, the School will contact the
applicants on our waiting list. Applicants who fail to attend the interview will not be included in the
The School is permitted to allocate 51 discretionary places (DP) based on the Education Bureau’s set proportion for permitted DPs. Prospective students may also apply for a place in our School in the Central Allocation stage of the Secondary School Places Allocation (SSPA) System 2021 – either through the unrestricted school choices (11 places available) or the restricted school choices (98 places available). Details can be referred to the Information Leaflet on the SSPA System 2019/2021 Cycle issued by the Education Bureau.
The School's admission criteria for DP :
(i) Academic results 50% (ii) Interview performance 30% (iii) Performance in extra-curricular activities 10% (iv) Conduct 10%
From past experience, the School receives a lot of enquiries about DP application every year. We therefore will hold School Information Session on S1 Admission on 12 December 2020 (Saturday) to brief prospective students and their parents about the school mission, our educational beliefs and the admission procedures.
Below are the details of the briefing session :
Date: 12 December 2020 (Saturday) Time: 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm (live broadcast) Programme: Introduction of the school, admission procedures, Questions & Answers Registration: 1. Period : 2 November 2020 (9:00 a.m.) - 27 November 2020
2. Method : Register online via the school website ( www.ywgs.edu.hk )
3. Remarks : The School will confirm the registration within 3 working days via SMS.