Admission Information
Welcome to our Admission Page and thank you for your interest in applying to our school.
Admission Enquiries and Procedures for Form One (2022-2023) (Revised)
You can find details of the admission procedures below or you may contact our school office at 2336-2378 during office hours 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on school days.

Basic information

Admission to Form One at Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section), an aided school, is regulated by the SSPA system. Students are admitted either through the discretionary place system or allocated by the Education Bureau (EDB).

Candidates who apply for discretionary places are reminded that each student may apply to NOT MORE THAN TWO secondary schools participating in the SSPA system.

• No. of F.1 classes: 5 (tentative, pending final approval from EDB)
• No. of discretionary places: 54 (tentative, pending final approval from EDB)

Application for Discretionary Places

1. Application forms can be downloaded below from 6/12/2021 (Monday) to 17/1/2022 (Monday):

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2. The completed application forms (both Form A and Form B) must be returned together with the EDB copy of Application Form by parents to our school office from 3/1/2022 (Monday) to 17/1/2022 (Monday) (Office hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.).

3. There is no need to provide recommendation letters of the primary schools.

4. Interviews will be conducted in February / March 2022.

5. The school will notify parents of successful applicants of their children’s inclusion in the Successful Lists for Discretionary Places by email and phone on 31 March 2022 (Thursday).

Admission Criteria and Weighting (自行分配學位收生準則及比重)

• Academic Performance (學業表現) 35%
• Conduct (操行) 10%
• Extra-curricular Activities & Services (課外活動及服務) 25%
• Performance at Interview (onsite / online) 面試表現 (實體 / 網上) 30%
Special Arrangements on the Applications for Form One (2022-23) Discretionary Places
In view of the COVID-19 epidemic, the EDB has specially allowed submission of DP applications by post for this SSPA cycle. Parents could consider the needs and associated risks, and arrange to submit the Application Forms and other documents required by post (the postmark date should not be later than the prescribed deadline).

After receiving parents’ applications by post, the school will return the Parents’ Copy of the Application Form to parents by post for retention.
Admission Enquiries and Procedures for Forms Two and Three (2022-2023)
Information about applications for Form 2 and Form 3 (2022-2023) will be available in April 2022.