New Pr. 1 Parents’ Briefing Sessions and English Assessment

Dear Parents,  

With the announcement from the Education Bureau (EDB) regarding school resumption by stages, we are pleased to inform you that the New Pr. 1 Parents’ Briefing Sessions and the English Assessment are re-scheduled as follows:
 
1. New Pr. 1 Briefing Session and English Assessment
All new Primary One girls are asked to come to school and take an assessment in English on 13th July 2020 from 3 pm to 3:45 pm (tentative). You are requested to take your daughter to the School (please use the Gascoigne Road school gate) and leave them with the teachers at the registration desks by 2:30 pm. Parents are then invited to proceed to the Junior School Hall for a briefing and then collect your girls at 3:45 pm. Please also bring along pencils, rubber and ruler for your daughter. 

The assessment objective is to gauge the English language skills of each girl, including her listening and, understanding, speaking, reading comprehension, spelling and writing of short sentences.  

Please find attached the Assessment Guidelines for your information.  

Points to Note:-
  1. Please use the Gascoigne Road Gate to enter the School and bring along the offer letter with you and present it to the school staff upon arrival. The briefing session will be conducted in English.
  2. All people entering the school premises have to wear a face mask at all times, and go through a body temperature check and fill in a declaration form for travel history and health status. For each girl, only one adult who is NOT undergoing self-quarantine due to the coronavirus is allowed to enter the school premises.
  3. Your girl is encouraged to carry a hygiene kit to school, with 3 face masks, hand sanitiser and alcohol wipes / wet tissue ready for use. She is advised to bring her own water.
  4. If you notice that your girl is not feeling well, or if symptoms of illness appear, take her to a doctor immediately and keep the school informed. Please do not come to the School for the Briefing Session and English Assessment. Make-up tests will not be arranged, and we will gauge your daughter’s English standard via alternative ways.
 
2. Summer Course for New Pr. 1 Students
There will be a two-week summer course, totalling 30 hours, on English, Chinese, Mathematics and enhancement of self-management skills for the new Pr. 1 students in the last two weeks of August 2020 at the cost of HK$1,000 per student. Attendance is mandatory. Please prepare a cheque for HK$1,000 payable to Diocesan Girls’ Junior School and bring it along to the Briefing Session on 13th July 2020. More details will be provided during the New Pr. 1 Briefing on 13th July 2020.  

3. Sale of Chair Pouch
The ordering of chair pouch is available at HK$59 each. The pouch is blue in colour with black bindings, and there are a few pockets which will allow our girls to put their books and water bottles. Made of 100% Nylon, it is washable and durable. If you are interested in ordering one for your daughter, Please prepare a cheque for HK$59 payable to Diocesan Girls’ Junior School and bring it along to the Briefing Session on 13th July 2020. Please note that the item is completely optional, and you should not feel obliged to purchase one if your daughter does not need it. You are welcome to purchase two chair pouches at maximum.  

4. Pr. 1 Briefing Session before September
Date: 28th August 2020 (Friday)
Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 noon
Venue: Junior School Hall, Diocesan Girls’ Junior School
*Details will be given out in July 2020. 


Thank you for your attention.  

Warm regards,
School Office
Diocesan Girls’ Junior School

Postponement of the New Pr. 1 Parents’ Briefing and Online Registration

Dear Parents,  

Please be informed that the New Pr. 1 Parents’ Briefing will be postponed until school has resumed.  

Further information will be provided at least one week before the briefing date.  

You are requested to complete the online registration procedures as follows:
  1. Visit https://admission.dgjs.edu.hk/
  2. Login to the account.
  3. Go to “Stage 6: Online Registration”.
  4. Press “Click here to submit or edit online registration”.
  5. Fill in the “Emergency Contact Person” section, and check and update your personal information.
  6. If all the information is correct, click “Submit” to complete the online registration.
Please note that the online registration period is only open to you from 2 p.m., 14th February 2020 to 2 p.m., 28th February 2020. Your full cooperation is most appreciated.  

Thank you for your attention.
 
Warm regards,
School Office
Diocesan Girls’ Junior School

Notice to Parents – New P1 Parents’ Briefing scheduled on Friday, 14th Feb 2020

Dear Parents, 

In view of the EDB announcement regarding the suspension of school until 16th February, the New P1 Parents’ Briefing on 14th February will be rescheduled until further notice. Please visit the DGJS P1 admission website and check your emails on the latest updates on 14th February 2020.

Thank you for your attention.

Warm regards,
School Office
Diocesan Girls' Junior School

Release of Final Results

Dear Applicant,    

You are advised to login and check the final interview result from 12 noon, 23rd December 2019 onwards.    

Thank you for your attention.

Notice to Parents - P1 interviews scheduled for Thursday, 21 Nov 2019

Dear Parents, 

In view of unexpected events taking place near the school, interviews originally rescheduled to take place on Thursday, 21st November will now be postponed again, to allow deep thorough cleaning to ensure that the environment is safe for the school community.  

Please report to the school with your original interview ticket at the same time on Friday, 29th November.  

Your kind understanding is most appreciated. 

Warm regards,
School Office
Diocesan Girls’ Junior School

Notice to Parents - P1 interviews scheduled for Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019

Dear Parents, 

In view of unexpected events taking place near the school, interviews originally rescheduled to take place on Tuesday, 19th November will now be postponed again. 
 

Please report to the school with your original interview ticket at the same time on Thursday, 28th November. 
 

Your kind understanding is most appreciated. 

Warm regards,
School Office
Diocesan Girls’ Junior School