Sheng Kung Hui Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School

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Sheng Kung Hui Lam Woo
Memorial Secondary School
Chinese: 聖公會林護紀念中學
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LWMSS
Location
397 Kwai Shing Circuit, Kwai Chung, N.T.
Hong Kong China Hong Kong, China
Information
Type secondary, co-educational
Motto The Truth will make you free.
Denomination Anglican
Established 1970
School district Kwai Tsing
Principal Mr. Chan Ka Yun
Enrollment approx. 1,227
Affiliation Sheng Kung Hui
Forms
Alumni
Form 1 to Form 7
Alumni Website
Website

Sheng Kung Hui Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School (LWMSS, Traditional Chinese: 聖公會林護紀念中學) is an Anglican secondary school located at Kwai Shing Circuit, Kwai Chung, the New Territories, Hong Kong. The school was founded in 1970 by Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (Anglican Church in Hong Kong) and was named after Mr. Lam Woo for his donations to promote education. It is one of the parish schools of Crown of Thorns' Church. The school consists of 1,227 students from 31 classes and 70 staff at the year of 2006/2007 and is headed by the principal Ms. Rhonda Leung Lai Kum (Chinese: 梁麗琴女士).

The school is notable for its academic achievements as evident in students' public examination results. In the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination 2007, each student scored[1] 5.1 distinctions and credits on average, which is above average among secondary schools in Hong Kong. In 2008, the school announced[2] its first student getting 10As in the HKCEE since the foundation of school.

Academic achievement[edit]

In Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination 2007, 17 students of the school obtained 6As or above. The best result obtained by 3 of these students was 8As & 1B.

In Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination 2008, 9 students of the school obtained 6As of above. 1 of these students obtained 10As, who has been the 1st achiever in the school's history.

In Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination 2010, 20 students of the school obtained 6As of above and 1 of these students obtained 10As.

In all the previous Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination, many students of both arts class and science class obtained 5As or 6As. The ratio for Lam Woo matriculation students to enter university is 100% every year.

Outstanding alumni[edit]

Campus view

Government & Administration of Justice[edit]

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Music Department[edit]

The Music Department is part of the school's Cultural Faculty. The teacher-in-charge is Ms. Lee Siu-mei (李少薇老師), the school's music teacher. The department runs six Music School Teams and more than 90 Instrument Training Classes with the assistance of the Extra-Curricular Activities Section of the Non-Academic Development Division.The school teams are Junior Choir,Mixed Voice Choir,Orchestra,Symphonic Band,Chinese Orchestra and Harmonica Band.[3] Also, the Mixed Voice Choir won the Gold Medal & Champion in the 6th World Choir Games (Shaoxing, China) in 2010. According to the Musica Mundi World Ranking List, the choir is ranked 35th in the Children's and Youth Choirs category, and 138th overall in the world. In 2013,the school's Orchestra,Symphonic Band and Chinese Orchestra have awarded three gold prizes in the 2013 Hong Kong Youth Music Interflows competition.[4]

Chinese Orchestra performing at Tsuen Wan Town Hall
The School Hall

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 明報升中選校全攻略
  2. ^ HKCE Examination Results
  3. ^ http://www.lamwoo.edu.hk/eca/activity_teams.php
  4. ^ http://aerodrive.lamwoo.edu.hk/~lwmusic/subpage/ach.htm

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Coordinates: 22°21′53.80″N 114°7′49.53″E / 22.3649444°N 114.1304250°E / 22.3649444; 114.1304250