Secondary Six Admission Procedure to proceed to Stage V tomorrow

     On completion of Stage IV of the Secondary Six (S6) Admission Procedure today (August 6), there were 25 subsidised S6 places left for central allocation by the Education Bureau (EDB). Of these, four are in the Science stream (English-medium), nine in the Arts stream (English-medium), three in the Arts stream (Chinese-medium), one in the Commerce stream (English-medium) and eight in the Commerce stream (Chinese-medium).

     Details of the school places have been uploaded onto the website at .

     All Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) participants with current year results that meet the minimum A-level entry requirements but have not obtained an S6 place may bring along the originals of their identification documents and their current year HKCEE Results Notices to apply for Central Allocation at one of the following Central Allocation Application Centres between 9am and 3.30pm tomorrow (August 7):

* Queen's College (120 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay)
* Homantin Government Secondary School (8 Perth Street, Homantin, Kowloon)
* Sha Tin Government Secondary School (11-17 Man Lai Road, Sha Tin)
* Chiu Lut Sau Memorial Secondary School (7 Tai Yuk Road, Yuen Long)

     The school places will be allocated on the basis of the applicants' HKCEE results, the choices that they have made and the subject requirements of the schools chosen.

     Application results will be uploaded on to the EDB homepage ( at 6pm next Wednesday (August 11).

     Since some students who have secured places under the S6 Admission Procedure may decide not to take up their places at the beginning of the new school year, vacancy information will still be available on the Education Bureau's S6 Admission Procedure webpage and at all of the Bureau's Regional Education Offices throughout September. Eligible students who have yet to secure an S6 place may apply direct to the schools with vacancies.

     Besides S6 school places, students can choose from a variety of sub-degree programmes to meet their needs. For course details, they can refer to the Information Portal for Accredited Self-financing Post-secondary Programmes at or the websites of individual tertiary education institutions for publicly funded programmes.

     As for Project Yi Jin, the Federation for Continuing Education in Tertiary Institutions (FCE) will hold a joint registration for full-time programmes at the Hong Kong International Trade and Exhibition Centre at Kowloon Bay on August 7 and 8, and will receive applications on-site. Students who have successfully completed the programmes will be awarded a full certificate that is comparable to five passes in HKCEE, with which they can further their studies by taking courses run by not only the FCE's member institutions but also other institutions; or seek employment, including applying for civil service posts.  (Website for Project Yi Jin:  
     In addition, the EDB has arranged approved course providers to provide evening secondary courses (Secondary 1 to Secondary 7) in designated centres. Students meeting relevant requirements will be eligible for a reimbursement of 30%, 50% or 100% of the tuition fee. For application details, please refer to the Financial Assistance Scheme for Designated Evening Adult Education Courses webpage at

Ends/Friday, August 6, 2010
Issued at HKT 18:51