YUEN LONG MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION SECONDARY SCHOOL

Secondary One Discretionary Places

Notes for Application

(For Admission in September 2023)

Application Period

Application for the captioned places are invited from 3rd January (Tuesday) to 17th January 2023 (Tuesday) (both dates inclusive):

Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

(Except Public Holidays)



Application Procedure

Application forms can be obtained from our school’s Reception Counter on G/F or General Office on 1/F, by mail (with a self-addressed stamped envelope) or downloaded from the school website (www.ylmass.edu.hk).


Completed application forms should be returned to the School Office in person# on or before 17th January 2023 together with the following documents:

(1) Application Form for S1 Discretionary Place,

(2) A photocopy of the school reports for P5 and half-yearly report for P6,

(3) A photocopy of document(s) showing the date of birth and permanent resident status of Hong Kong,

(4) A photocopy of awards / prizes / certificates if any,

(5) Two self-addressed stamped envelopes  ($2.6)

# In light of the latest development of COVID-19 epidemic, this year's DP applications can also be submitted via post. Parents could arrange to submit the above documents by post between 3 January (Tuesday) and 17 January 2022 (Tuesday), both dates inclusive (the postmark date should not be later than the prescribed deadline). Parents also have to provide an additional self-addressed stamped envelope so that the Parent's Copy of the application form could be posted back for retention. Our school strongly encourages parents to consider sending the application by registered mail.


Number of Discretionary Places Available : 50

Interview Details

Date 4th March 2023 (Saturday) Morning
Language English and Cantonese
Student List for Interview The list will be uploaded to the school web and posted in the school lobby (G/F) in mid-February 2023. Selected applicants will be notified by post to attend the interview.


Criteria and Weightings for Final Admission

Citeria Weightings
Academic performance (EDB discretionary places rank order & internal school assessment) 50%
Interview performance 30%
Conduct, extra-curricular activities, awards, special talents and others  20%


Remarks

All successful applicants for Discretionary Places will be notified by letter and phone on 31st March 2023. 

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