Sha Tin College
|Sha Tin College|
69 Lai Wo Lane, Sui Wo Road
|Type||Private, comprehensive, secondary, co-educational|
|Motto||Ours is a culture where we take responsibility for fulfilling none of our own potential and all that of others for the good of humanity but ourselves at all levels.|
|Principal||Carol Larkin (2017- )|
|Years offered||Years 7 to 13|
|Enrolment||1,170 (September 2016)|
|Colour(s)||White, Light Blue, Navy Blue|
|Feeder schools||Sha Tin Junior School|
- Two Heads of House
- Two Deputy Heads of House
- Two Heads of Creativity
- Two Heads of Action
- Two Heads of Service
- Two Heads of Environment
- Two Heads of Support
- Two Heads of Guidance and Well-being
- Two Heads of Liaison and Communication
All students in Years 7 to 11 are required to purchase and wear the issued school uniform. Uniforms are generally school-specific in terms of colour and style. Students in the senior school (Years 12 and 13) are allowed to wear casual clothing. Students are expected to wear specialized PE uniforms to all PE classes, which contain a shirt corresponding to house colour and blue shorts. Dark blue hoodies, windbreakers, water bottles, and swimming gear are also part of the uniform. New uniform was issued at the beggining of the 2019-2020 school term.
Sha Tin College currently follows the IBDP curriculum. Y10-11 students complete the IGCSE, with different subjects enrolling in different exam boards.
Students are required to purchase the school designated laptop for use from Y7-Y9. The current model is the HP spectre x360, with a 128gb configuration pre-loaded with school software. Previous models include the Lenovo X240. The program includes unlimited warranty for a 3-year period with the 1:1 laptop program, which allows students to loan school laptops with the same software. There are three usable wifi networks on campus, SC-Guest. SC-Wifi and SC-Wireless AD. There is a forth staff wifi. Students from Year 7 - 10 are highly discouraged to bring smartphones to school to avoid cyberbullying.
Sha Tin College's IBDP program achieved a so-called 40-40 status (where over 40% of students achieve 40 points or above). One student at the college achieved the world's highest IGCSE math score. in the college's history program, a team won first place in the Hong Kong Bowl in MS category, and William Huang (Y9 as of 2016-2017) won the Bee, also for MS category on April 22, 2018. In the 2018 International History Bowl Asian Championships Sha Tin College History Bee and Bowl team team achieved second in bowl (team) and Darren Ho Ching Lau (Y9) achieved third and William Huang achieved fifth.
Notes and references
- "Provision of international school places". Sha Tin College. Sha Tin College. 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
- "Sha Tin College – ESF Student Leaders - Sha Tin College - ESF".
- Sha Tin College: Information for Parents
- "Maths whiz Anthony beats the world to top marks in exam". South China Morning Post. 6 July 2017.
- "2018 International History Bee Asian Championships". Google Docs.