The school adopts a whole-school approach to foster a reading culture among pupils at different key stages. Adequate reading skills are demonstrated to develop pupils’ lifelong learning capacity. Through the library lessons, the school provides a platform for students to exchange ideas on reading, and to engage pupils in different activities beyond the classroom.
1. To nurture a love and habit of reading among pupils.
2. To improve reading proficiency of pupils.
3. To promote effective and independent use of the library resources.
4. To develop pupils’ information literacy knowledge and skills; and cultivate pupils’ lifelong reading and learning habit in the digital era.
Nurturing pupils' reading habits
Through integrated and interdisciplinary reading activities, our pupils are encouraged to further develop their reading habits, acquiring information literacy skills and becoming a lifelong self-directed learner.
Morning reading is held every Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 8:40 a.m. Music will be played during the morning reading time to create a relaxing reading environment.
Students are invited to share their favorite books with schoolmates.
Read-cycling Book Trip Programme
Read-cycling is a non-profit organization which collects used books from the community through book donations, and gives the books to students through the “Book Trip Programme”.
Our library prefects paid a visit to the Read-cycling company. Each library prefect had a $100 book coupon to purchase books of their choice.
Library Club Activities
Little Librarian Training Workshop
The “Little Librarian Training Workshop” was organized for the library prefects. They learned how to classify books by subject, play the book sorting game, and make bookmarks.
Old Hong Kong Shops Model Making
After reading the book “The Hong Kong Old Shops 3-D Tour”, members of the Library Club get to know the old HK shops and have to build the model of these traditional shops.
Meeting with author
Mr. Gordon was invited to share books with students. He used magic to promote caring and empathy among students.
The book exhibition held twice a year in the school hall. Publishers were invited to set up booths to sell stationary or books in discounted prices.
Tell-a-tale Children's Storytelling Competition
The competition is organized by the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR) and Teacup Productions. It aims to cultivate primary school students’ interest in learning Chinese (including Putonghua) and English languages, and enhance their confidence and skills in reading, comprehension and oratory.
Throughout the competition, students gained opportunities to hone their language skills, demonstrate their language proficiency and strengthen their public-speaking and storytelling confidence.
Our students achieved excellent results in 2021-2022 competition
World Book Day Drawing Competition
|To celebrate the World Book Day, our students joined the Drawing Competition held by the Hong Kong Cultural and Creative Industrial.|
Reading beyond classroom
In order to develop pupils’ enthusiasm for reading, activities beyond the classroom are arranged throughout the school year.
It’s exciting to experience virtual images through AR books.
Parents came to school to read stories to younger pupils.
Parent-child Reading Workshop
Parents were equipped with the storytelling skills and practiced with their kids.