Ng Wah Catholic Secondary School

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Ng Wah College Secondary School
伍華書院中學
Ng Wah Catholic Secondary School and Ng Wah Catholic Primary School.JPG
In Consilio Sapientia
(Latin:To think conscientiously and to discern with intelligence)
Address
San Po Kong, Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°19′59″N 114°11′45″E / 22.3330°N 114.1957°E / 22.3330; 114.1957Coordinates: 22°19′59″N 114°11′45″E / 22.3330°N 114.1957°E / 22.3330; 114.1957
Information
Type Subsidized School
Religious affiliation(s) Catholic
Established 1965 (1965)
School district Wong Tai Sin
Superintendent Fr. Ng Kwok Po
Principal Dr. Lau Pak Ling
Grades 6
Color(s) Green and Sliver
         
Affiliation Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong
Website

Ng Wah Catholic Secondary School (天主教伍華中學) is a boys' secondary school in San Po Kong, Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong. Founded in 1965 by Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong.

History[edit]

Established in 1965 as Sanpokong Catholic College, the school is a government subsidized grammar school for boys, under the sponsorship of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong.

Before moving into the new premises, with consent of the school authority of Choi Hung Estate Catholic Secondary School (CHESS), CHECSS was partially used by Ng Wah School in its first year of operation, with a total of 480 junior form students (S1 to S3) in 12 classes.

On 30 March 1966, the present site in San Po Kong were completed and were inaugurated by the then Governor of Hong Kong, Sir David Trench on 14 April 1966.

After a donation by Mr. Ng Ping Kin, an architect and Urban Councillor, the school was renamed Ng Wah College in commemoration of his father, Mr. Ng Wah (Chinese: 伍華). In the late 70's, the rooftop of the secondary school building was modified and became the 6th floor to accommodate the then expanding student population.

In 1986, three standard classrooms were also in place in the covered playground. Under the School Improvement Project scheme, a new six-storey annex was built connected the primary school building near Choi Hung Rd. in 2000. In the same year, the three classrooms in the covered playground were converted into a bigger multi-purpose Student Activity Room.

Starting from September 2002, the school was renamed as Ng Wah Catholic Secondary School in accordance with the naming system of schools under the sponsorship of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocese.

Motto[edit]

The School Motto is Latin phrase "IN CONSILIO SAPIENTIA", which means "To think conscientiously and to discern with intelligence" in English.

Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

"Ng Wah Catholic Secondary School". Ng Wah Catholic Secondary School. 21 September 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-28.