Ng Wah Catholic Secondary School
|Ng Wah College Secondary School
In Consilio Sapientia
(Latin:To think conscientiously and to discern with intelligence)
|San Po Kong, Wong Tai Sin District, Hong Kong|
|School district||Wong Tai Sin|
|Superintendent||Fr. Ng Kwok Po|
|Principal||Dr. Lau Pak Ling|
|Color(s)||Green and Sliver
|Affiliation||Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong|
|Website||Ng Wah Catholic Secondary School|
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.
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 1970s, 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.
The School Motto is Latin phrase "IN CONSILIO SAPIENTIA", which means "To think conscientiously and to discern with intelligence" in English.
- Fred Li Wah-ming, SBS, JP, politician, member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong.
- Comfort Chan Kwong-wing, music composer.
- Ng Chi-Sum (吳志森), presenter.
- William Chak Wai-lim, actor.
- Ken Leung Kam-wing, businessman, one of the hostages in Manila hostage crisis.
- "Ng Wah Catholic Secondary School". Ng Wah Catholic Secondary School. 21 September 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-28.
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