Past News
2020-07-13Our student's article was published by Kung Kao Po

Student from 1 John, Tanaka Sera, has written an article about her studies in a Catholic school. Her article was published by Kung Kao Po on 5 January 2020. Please refer to the Chinese version of the website for reading her work.

2020-07-13Our students attained excellent results in Young Writers Awards 2019

The Hong Kong Young Writers Awards (HKYWA) is an annual competition and fantastic opportunity for aspiring writers to showcase their talents and creativity. Our entry categories are in fiction, non-fiction, poetry and cover art. The competition’s main aim is to foster excellence in creativity by providing students with the opportunity to develop their expressive talents and expand their horizons. There were over 1,000 entries coming in from approximately 200 participating schools across Hong Kong, Macau and China in 2019. Our students, Chou Cheuk Yan, Ambrose and Cheung Ching Po participated the competition and Ambrose is the Winner of Non-Fiction Group 3. The topic is New Tales of the Ming Treasure Voyages. Their entries have been published in the anthology of the competition. The list of the winners of Hong Kong Young Writers Awards 2019:

2020-07-13Our students won the 71st Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival - Public Speaking Team Competition

Our school public speaking team performed excellently and won the Hong Kong Speech Festival Public Speaking Team Competition (Class E201) with a total of 87 marks. During the previous couple of years, we have entered F6 students into the competition. The reason for this is that it may serve as a positive distraction from the intense focus of the coming DSE exams, and at the same time help them improve their public speaking skills. This year, students from 6 Matthew and 6 Mark entered as a three-member group. The students were: 6 Matthew Angel Fan, 6 Mark Hugo Lee and Minnie Ma. There was a choice of two topics that they could present – 1) Cyberbullying 2) Conversation Tips. Our students chose the latter as it appeared to be more challenging. Congratulations to our students.

2020-03-27Update on Secondary One Discretionary Places for Academic Year 2020-2021

Due to the postponement of class resumption as announced by EDB, with the approval of the Incorporated Management Committee, the interview session has been cancelled. The selection criteria have been revised as follows:

Assessed Items


Primary School Performance, Rank Order provided by Education Bureau


Conduct, Extra-curricular Activities and Awards (Including sports, community service, special talent in music and art)


Others (e.g. Catholic, child of a former student or siblings studying in IHMC





Parents of successful applicants will be notified by letter and phone on 7 April 2020 (Tuesday).

The final result will be released together with the results of Central Allocation on 7 July 2020 (Tuesday). School will not notify the applicants of the final result individually. Parents need not make enquiries to the school before the announcement of the allocation result.

For enquiries, please contact the school at 2647 1358 during the office hours (Mon-Fri: 9am to 4pm).

2020-03-01Arrangement of interview session of Secondary One Discretionary Places for Academic Year 2020-2021- Cancellation of interview session

Due to the postponement of class resumption to 16th March as announced by EDB, the interview session scheduled on 14th March will be cancelled. Updated selection criteria will be announced in our school website ( For enquiries, please contact the school at 2647 1358 during the office hours (Mon-Fri: 9am to 4pm).

2020-01-30Arrangement of interview session of Secondary One Discretionary Places for Academic Year 2020-2021

Due to the postponement of class resumption as announced by EDB, the interview originally scheduled on 22 February is now rescheduled to 14 March 2020 (Saturday). Interview notice will be sent to the correspondence address of the candidates starting from 7 February.

Please present the confirmation letter and the identification documents of the candidate in the interview. In case of inclement weather or any further postponement of class resumption, the interviewing time may be re-scheduled and will be announced in our school website (  For enquiries, please contact the school at 2647 1358 during the office hours (Mon-Fri: 9am to 4pm).

2020-01-09The 32nd Athletic Meet

The 32nd Athletic Meet was held on 9 and 10 January at Ma On Shan Sports Ground. Students took part in various track and field events, especially in the relay in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrow. With a total of 9 individual event records broken, our students are not only studying hard, but also working hard in sports. The closing ceremony had the privilege to have the officiating Guest of Honour, Hong Kong record holder of women shot put and discus throw and alumna of our school, Ms. To Yuen Kwan. She encouraged students to participate more sport activities and working hard in the future.

2020-01-07Application for Secondary One Discretionary Places for Academic Year 2020-2021

Application forms are now available. To collect the application form, you may either

  1. Download from the school website: from 3 December 2019 onwards.
  2. In person: Forms can be obtained from the School Office during office hours from 2 November 2019 onwards.

Office Hours:

8 am – 5 pm, Monday to Friday;

9 am – 12:00 noon, Saturday

Closed on Sunday & Public Holiday

Application period: 2 January 2020 to 16 January 2020.

All applicants will be invited to attend an interview on 22 February 2020.  Details will be sent to applicants by post one week before the interview date.  The time of interview will not be rescheduled.  For further details, please refer to the guidelines in the application form.  Should you have any enquiries, please contact General Office at 2647 1358.

2019-12-24Schedule of the 32nd Athletic Meet (Venue: Ma On Shan Sports Ground)

The 32nd Athletic Meet will be held on 9 January (Thurs) and 10 January (Fri) from 07:55 to around 17:00 at the Ma On Shan Sports Ground. It would be our honour if parents would come to join us during the Athletic Meet. For details, please refer to the schedule below.

2019-10-21Application for attending the Information Day 2019 (Admission Briefing Session) has been closed due to enthusiastic registration

Due to enthusiastic registration, application for attending the Information Day 2019 (Admission Briefing Session) has been closed. Parents and students can still visit the subject exhibition held by various subjects in our school campus on 2nd November (Sat). Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Details of Information Day 2019:

Briefing Session 1:

Date:       2nd November 2019 (Saturday)

Time:       10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Venue:     School Hall

Briefing Session 2 (identical to Session 1):

Date:       2nd November 2019 (Saturday)

Time:       2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Venue:     School Hall


Date:       2nd November 2019 (Saturday)

Time:       10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Venue:     Classrooms and laboratories

Remark:   No reservation required.  Guests may experience some lesson activities.

Each briefing session will include a general introduction of the school and its curriculum structure, plus a glimpse of our co-curricular activities and achievements.  Staff and students will also be in attendance to answer any queries parents may have concerning the school.

2019-09-10Students' sharing at morning assembly - "How to study Mathematics" by 6 Mark Lee Tsun Siu

Good morning principal, teachers and schoolmates,

Today I want to bring you to a topic about “studying maths”. I had quite a tough time studying maths when I was in Form1. I was new to this place and everything was in English. I performed poorly in English so it was quite challenging for me to adapt to the totally new environment. What I was most worried about was my mathematics. It was totally different from what I learnt in primary school, in both language and topics. Fortunately, with the help provided by teachers, I got to understand how to study maths step by step.

For junior form students, it is very important to build solid foundation in both English and mathematics. Through daily communication and learning different vocabulary bit by bit, it is easier to learn and speak English. In mathematics in particular, some of the words are used repeatedly. These words should be memorized through your learning.

After completing this, you can move on to the next step, how to train your mathematics skills. In my opinion, learning the steps and memorizing the equation are both very important in studying mathematics. Completing the tasks provided by teachers is not enough. You might have forgotten what you learn today during the exam or tests. You don’t want to see it happen but it will if you are not paying enough attention to what you have learnt. For me, I recommend taking 10 to 15 minutes every day to revise what you have learnt and trying to complete some questions in your textbook. 10 to 15 minutes seems to be a slight change to your daily life, but it is going to make a big difference after a month.

Studying mathematics is not something easy. Everything you learn is going to be forgotten slowly. Daily exercises are important to not only mathematics, but every other subject. This is the end of my sharing. Thank you.

2019-09-13School Year Opening Ceremony & Our Lady of Sorrows’ Feast Day Mass
The School Year Opening Ceremony was held on 13th September 2019. Our supervisor, Sr. Lucy, reminded us to learn kindness and respecting everybody from Blessed Mother. It is our honour to have Mr. Rex Cheng as our guest and present Rex Cheng Scholarship. That morning, every student was given a Mary Untier of Knots Prayer Card as a gift, hoping that we would find God and offer our heart to God in adversity. After the ceremony, all teachers and Catholic students proceeded to St. Alfred’s Church for the Mass of Our Lady of Sorrows’ Feast Day with IHMS and IHMK teachers and pupils. The mass was celebrated by Rev. Carol Tei. He encouraged all of us to learn obedience from Blessed Mother so that we could be a blessing to others. The mass ended in Father Tei’s blessings and hymns of praise.
2019-09-07Our students achieved outstanding student awards

The 15th Sha Tin District Outstanding Student Award was organised by the Shatin Youths Association. It recognizes and commends the outstanding achievers who are the role models of all students in the district. Our Students, CHAN Yan Yi of 6 Matthew as well as MA Yee Mei of 6 Mark have achieved the award this year. Due to her outstanding performance, CHAN Yan Yi has also been recommended by the Shatin Youths Association to participate in the Outstanding Student Election of New Territories and awarded the Outstanding Student of the New Territories.

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