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Development Options for Secondary Schools (Applicable to Aided, Caput and Government Secondary Schools)


According to Education Circular No. 3/2013, from the 2013/14 school year onwards, a school that is unable to recruit the minimum number of students for operating two S1 classes can apply for the following development options to continue the development.  If a school does not apply for any development option or its application is not approved, it may still operate junior secondary classes on the “per capita subvention mode” starting from the school year subsequent to the year when the requirement of operating two S1 classes cannot be met.  Please see the following documents for the details of the various development options.


(A) Adopting Diversified Means to Provide a Broad and Balanced Curriculum


(B) Merging with Other Schools


(C) Undergoing Special Review


(D) Joining the Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS)


(E) Turning into Private Schools



Last revision date: 31 December 2015
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