Primary Education

Primary Education

Education System & Curriculum

Overview of Primary School Education

Learn more about the Government's policy and programmes for raising the quality of primary school education in Hong Kong.

Overview of Primary School Education

Primary Education Curriculum

Access the curriculum guides for primary school education and reference materials for teachers and parents here.

"Through-train" Mode

The “through-train” mode allows secondary schools to admit all P6 students of their linked primary schools in order to enhance continuity in primary and secondary education. Check out more information here.

Whole-day Primary Schooling

Read about the benefits and general practice of whole-day schooling in primary schools.

Small Class Training

Check out the guidelines and reference materials on small class teaching.

Recommended Textbook List

This webpage contains lists of textbooks and learning materials recommended for use in schools. The lists are updated regularly.

Recommended Textbook List

IT in Education

For information and resources on IT in Education, please visit this web page.

IT in Education
Schools & Admission Information

Primary School Profiles

This website allows you to search for primary schools by district and provides comprehensive information about the schools.

Direct Subsidy Scheme Schools

Check out the list of Direct Subsidy Scheme schools and reference for parents here.

International Schools in Hong Kong

This website provides information relating to international schools in Hong Kong for the parents, existing and potential school operators and the community.

Primary One Admission

Learn about the Primary One Admission System for government and aided primary schools.

Primary One Admission

Choosing a Primary School

Find out useful information and tips for choosing a suitable primary school for your children.

Preparing for the First Day at Primary School

Find out tips on preparing your children for the first day at primary school.

Placement Assistance

Check out the frequently asked questions about school placement.

Vacancy Situation of Public Sector Primary Schools

Check out the vacancies available in public sector primary schools in different districts.

Quality Assurance for Schools

Learn about the framework of School Development and Accountability adopted by the Government in assuring the quality of education in local kindergartens, primary and secondary schools.

Committee on Home-School Co-operation

The Committee aims to promote home-school cooperation for the nurturing of the younger generations and educational development of the community. Find out more information here.

Out of School Learning

Educational Resources for Primary Students

Check out educational resources for primary school students on various topics such as health, culture, environment and IT security.

Notes on Choosing Private Schools Offering Non-formal Curriculum (PSNFCs) (PDF File)

Find the points to note when choosing a PSNFC (including tutorial schools) here.

Search for Private Schools Offering Non-formal Curriculum (PSNFCs)

This webpage allows you to search for PSNFCs (including tutorial schools) and their relevant information.

Records of Contraventions of the Education Ordinance and Convictions in respect of Schools

Check out the records of contraventions of the Education Ordinance and convictions in respect of schools here.

Examinations & Assessments

Examinations & Assessments

Find out the fundamentals of the concept of Assessment for Learning, as well as the various levels of examinations, from Basic Competency Assessments, the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination to past public examinations here. You can also learn about other local and international examinations on this website.

Financial Assistance for Primary Education

Textbook, Travel and Internet Access Subsidies for Primary Students

Check out the details and eligibility criteria for the textbook assistance, travel subsidy and subsidy for Internet access charges schemes for needy primary students.

Internet Learning Support Programme - "i Learn at Home"

Internet Learning Support Programme - "i Learn at Home"

Learn about the programme which aims to help eligible students and their parents to acquire affordable computer equipment and Internet access services, and to provide them with user and social support.

Internet Learning Support Programme - "i Learn at Home"
Last review date: July 2016