Delia School of Canada, Hong Kong
Delia School of Canada ( Chinese: 地利亞加拿大學校 ), is a Canadian international private school in Hong Kong.
Delia School of Canada
Ontario Program: Tai Fung Avenue, Taikoo Shing
Alberta Program: Yuet Wah Street, Kwun Tong
|Type||Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) & |
|Motto||Educating the Leaders of Tomorrow|
|Established||Taikoo Shing campus in 1986 |
Kwun Tong campus in 2018
|School district||Ontario Pgm: Eastern District |
Alberta Pgm: Kwun Tong District
|Principal||Ontario Pgm Elementary Section:|
Mr. M. Gillis (Vice Prin.)
|Staff||Ontario Pgm Tchr: 100|
Alberta Pgm Tchr: 16
|Grades||Ontario Pgm: PG 01-12|
Alberta Pgm: G1-G9
|Number of students||1300|
|Colour(s)||Red, White and Black |
The school was founded in 1986 which offers Ontario curriculum (registered in the province of Ontario as an international private school). It has students from over 50 countries and offers kindergarten, primary and secondary education in 3 separate buildings. The school was first intended as a local school for the new residential development in Taikoo Shing.
After completing Ontario program of study, and having met all graduation requirements, DSC students are awarded the globally recognized and valued Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).
Alberta Program (Grade 1-Grade 9)
In September 2015, Alberta Education was first introduced in Delia School of Canada, Taikoo Shing campus for Grade 1 to Grade 6. In September 2018, the Alberta curriculum section moved into a newly renovated home in Kwun Tong (formerly known as Delia Memorial School (Yuet Wah) ), provides education for Grade 1 to Grade 9 students. It is an Accredited International School that implements the Alberta Program of Studies, which is internationally recognized curriculum from the province of Alberta, Canada. School facilities include indoor swimming pool, air-conditioned auditorium, gym room, music room, gymnasium, courtyard, outdoor basketball court, multimedia classroom, multimedia learning center, science lab.
Ontario Elementary Program (Pre-Grade 1-Grade 6)
Elementary program is using student-centred approach to learning develops thinking and communication skills, problem-solving skills, and social skills as well as fostering empathy and an appreciation of diversity. The integration of technology throughout the curriculum, beginning in Pre-Grade 1, assists students in using technology in safe and productive ways. This includes collaborating on-line and accessing learning support materials off-site through our web-based learning platforms. Curriculum-based field trips support our philosophy that learning occurs both within the classroom and outside in the community.
Ontario Alternative Program (Grade 1-6)
To meet the challenges of tomorrow, DSC opened an Alternative Program for students in Grade 1 to 6 on Taikoo Shing Campus in 2018. The Alternative Program offers the Ontario curriculum with a focus on skill development in unison with Passion-Based Learning, Project-Based Learning, and STEAM activities in an English setting.
The goal of the program is to develop competencies while encouraging creativity and innovation in a collaborative learning environment. Entrance into this program is competitive and students must successfully pass an entrance process which includes testing for English proficiency, a detailed review of current and past achievement in Math, Science, and the Arts, and an interview. High Academic achievement alone is not grounds for acceptance into the program.
Ontario Middle School Program (Grade 7-8)
The Middle School program has been developed to meet the specific needs of this unique group of learners creating a bridge between Elementary School and High School. Students remain in Homeroom groupings while rotating through subject classes taught by Middle School subject teachers. In addition to the teaching of subject content, the Middle School teachers collaborate to create activities that develop transferable skills and promote safe and responsible use of learning technologies. Infused in all subject areas is digital literacy and digital citizenship. Students, with the assistance of their subject teachers, effectively use their personal laptops and other devices to access information, create work, and collaborate with their peers both on- and off-campus.
Ontario High School Program (Grade 9-12)
The High School program, which begins at Grade 9, leads to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma and in turn for DSC graduates acceptance into universities throughout the world. Delia School of Canada graduates are well-prepared for post-secondary education and are actively recruited by universities in Hong Kong and internationally because of the well-rounded education they have received. Students are required, in addition to completing required course work, to become active members in the community by completing a minimum of 40 community involvement hours, and are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities.