Get out of the Qingsheng Station (Exit D) then take the No. 22 Nansha bus and get off at Minxin School Station.
The school facilities include: 800-seat Lecture Theatre, 300-seat Lecture Hall, Gymnasium, 300-metre Track and Field Stadium, Student Canteen, Student Dormitory, Indoor-heated Swimming Pool, Outdoor Classrooms, Chinese Medicine Plantation and Fruitland, Library, Computer Rooms, STEAM Lab, Multi-functional Rooms, Science Laboratories, Music Room, Visual Arts Room, Dance Room, Conference Rooms, Exhibition Rooms, Meditation Courtyard, Art Stage, Salon Plaza, Sky Farm, etc.
Minxin School provides 1,200 dormitories. All students from G7 to G12 have compulsory boarding. There is an option for G5 to G6 students. G1 to G4 students are only for day school, with no boarding option. Minxin School does not provide study companion dormitory for parents.
There are wardens who will look after boarders, and boarding tutors who are responsible for supervising and taking care of daily life routines. It is a school imperative that students are fully taken care of emotionally, psychologically and socially. The school health care team will take care of the students’ health.
Minxin School is a non-profit organisation to provide 12 years through-train education with Hong Kong curriculum. It helps students to overcome the difficulties of adjustment for the transition from Primary to Secondary Division. The primary division consists of 12 classes from Grades 1 to 6. The secondary division comprises 24 classes from Grades 7 to 12. Students will have classes in groups with an approximate student-teacher ratio of 1:10, so that each student can receive appropriate care, guidance to promote the comprehensive development of student personality and academic progress.
The school calendar will be distributed to students before the start of the new academic year in September. Holidays will tend to follow Mainland and Hong Kong schools.
Our extracurricular activities include academic, music, sports, service, and other categories. It aims to provide students with as many performance platforms as possible, so that students can enrich knowledge, gain friendship, increase the sense of achievement and happiness in the interaction.
The academic extracurricular activities of primary division include: Oral English Club, Fun English Reading, Chinese Story Club, English Creative Writing Club, etc. The secondary division includes: English Debating Club, Junior French, Intel AI Intelligent Driving Club, Model United Nations, Model Car Association, National Geographic Reading and Writing, etc.
Music and art extracurricular courses are also rich and colourful. Students can participate in percussion orchestra, Minxin Choir, wind orchestra, experimental creative painting, etc. Students can also learn cello, violin, flute, Chinese zither, Latin dance, Chinese painting, calligraphy and other arts, so that each child's unique talent can be fully realised.
Sports extracurricular courses include football, basketball, swimming, table tennis, physical training, fencing, cheerleading and other regular sports. Students also have the opportunity to go out of the campus and receive professional instruction in equestrian, solo canoe, sailing and other sports.
The curriculum of primary and secondary is seamlessly integrates its curriculum system with Hong Kong.
Primary Division Subject Categories: Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics, General Knowledge, Information and Communication Technology, Music, Physical Education, Visual Arts.
Secondary Division Subject Categories (HKDSE/GCE (AS & AL)/IBDP*) : Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics, Civil and Social Development, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Integrated Science, Chinese History, World History, Geography, Economics, Information and Communication Technology, Music, Sports, Visual Arts.
* Opening as soon as September 2024
Both primary and secondary divisions are using majority English as the medium of instruction. In primary division, Chinese is taught in Putonghua, and General Studies is taught in Cantonese and English. The school also offers elective courses to allow students to explore different languages and cultures, allowing students to grow up in a multicultural environment. The campus provides an excellent language learning environment, organises different types of language learning activities, improves students' communication skills, enhances language skills, and builds self-confidence.
Chinese writing is based on traditional characters, supplemented by learning simplified characters.
Minxin School is led by the head of school, Dr Halina POON, and a group of elite teachers with doctorates and master’s degrees, who together, create the most optimised international education and a group of elite teachers with doctorates and master’s degrees, who together, create the most optimised international education. And a group of elite teachers from all walks of life who have worked and studied in the Mainland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, France, the United Kingdom, the United States and other countries and regions as well as foreign teachers.
The learning materials can be purchased through the school.
The school has applied to the Hong Kong Assessment Authority to become one of HKDSE's Mainland examination centre in 2025. It aims to make the students’ study the same as they are in Hong Kong. Specific arrangements will be announced in due course.
Located adjacent to each other and as two of the major projects under the ‘Demonstration Zone for Comprehensive Cooperation among Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao’, Minxin School and HKUST (GZ) have entered into partnership to work closely in the future. In order to give full play to the resource advantages of the two parties in education and deepen cooperation and cooperation in talent cultivation and scientific and technological innovation. Both parties will set up an joint committee for further communication, co-ordination and implementation.
HKUST (GZ) conducts lectures, sharing and theme-based sessions in Minxin, bringing with them strengths of the university to help students develop in a wide range of areas, including artificial intelligence, big data, fin-tech, biotech, internet of things, autopilot, robots, advanced materials, intelligent manufacturing and microelectronics. Minxin School and HKUST (GZ) have established programmes such as Young Scientist Scheme (YSS) and Young Entrepreneur Scheme (YES) to allow Minxin students to experience university life and participate in workshops so as enhance their learning of and exposure to creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. HKUST (GZ) will accept and offer credits to outstanding students from Minxin School for elective courses at the university. Based on policy and admission standards, the university will offer admission for up to 10 students from Minxin School each year through the Principal’s Recommendation Program. Minxin School will give admission priority to the children of the staff of HKUST (GZ) and provide assistance and support for the promotion of the university’s recruitment of undergraduates.
After completing the HKDSE courses and other international courses, students can apply to the Mainland, Hong Kong or overseas universities, based upon their academic achievements.
One of the great features of Minxin School is that we use the Hong Kong curriculum which can be seamlessly connected back to the curriculum of Hong Kong schools. This makes it easy for parents returning to work in Hong Kong and transitioning their child back to a Hong Kong school.
Parents should be required to cover the costs of school uniforms, textbooks, school books, extracurricular activities led by outside tutors or coaches, study tours (for participants), public examination registration, subscription to newspapers and magazines (if applicable), class meeting dues, individual class activities (for participants), etc.
The school cooperates with the professional high-end brand Sodexo to set up student canteen on campus including Chinese and western restaurants to ensure the provision of quality and healthy food services for teachers and students. Lunch will be provided for all students; whereas boarding students will be served 3 meals daily. Nutritionists will combine students' dietary preferences and seasonal changes and other specific conditions to match the week's recipes, recipes will be updated and adjusted every week.
Minxin School is now inviting applications for 2023/24 G1 to G11 admissions (academic year commences at September 2023). Eligible applicants must be of Hong Kong identity or of other non-Chinese Mainland identities.
Minxin School release updated information to the public through the school website and WeChat public account. Email, phone call and WeChat will also be used to contact parents.
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