Sha Tin Junior School is a renowned Junior school in New Territories of Hong Kong established in 1988. It is a part of the English Schools Foundation and offers an inclusive education to children.
The school offers International Baccalaureate (IB) primary curriculum to students at the primary level. It is located at the heart of Fo Tan and offers extensive facilities to students such as swimming pool, sports hall and a rooftop playground. The school creates a safe and secure environment where children enjoy a happy upbringing.
Sha Tin Junior School received the authorisation to offer the IB Primary curriculum in 2009. The curriculum delivered by the school follows the guiding principles of the IB Primary Years Programme. It focuses on the academic, social, physical, emotional and cultural developments of the child.
The school seeks to make learning as engaging as possible and follows a personalised, positive approach to teaching. The curriculum is balanced to equip students with the right kind of knowledge, understanding and skills.
The school has a Learning Access Team which provide learning assistance to students. This team consists of enthusiastic and experienced teachers who provide extra learning support to children who need intervention. This team also participates with parents to enhance the learning journey of students.
Sha Tin Junior School focuses on language learning and provides classes in Mandarin. Students also receive training on Information Technology, Music, Performing Arts and Media Literacy. The school conducts a variety of activities from time to time to enhance the learning journey of the children.
It also involves parents to take an active part in children’s education. This is done through ere is a well-defined Parents as Partners programme, classroom help and an active Parent Teachers Association. The school conducts excursions from time to time which provides children with a practical understanding of theories learned in the class.