F4 IB Bridging Year Programme ( BYP) to commence in September 2014
 
 

We are proud to announce that we are now an authorized IB world school which will provide the IB Diploma programme for the senior secondary students (F5 and F6). IB schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Po Leung Kuk Ngan Po Ling College believes is important for our students.

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Objectives
  1. Strengthen students’ international mindedness in times of globalization.
  2. Enhance student’s competitiveness by widening their career path.
  3. Enable students to enter not only local but also world renowned universities.
  4. Equip students to face global challenges.
 
Curriculum Structure


 
Courses to be offered at PLK Ngan Po Ling College


Studies in Language and Literature
IB
English SL *

Language Acquisition
Chinese SL *
French SL

Individual and Societies
Economics HL / SL
Geography HL

Experimental Sciences
Chemistry HL / SL
Physics HL
Biology HL

Mathematics
Mathematics HL / SL

The Arts
Visual Arts HL / SL

At the end of BYP year, students need to choose 3 HL and 3 SL subjects, 1 from each group. If not interested in Arts, students can choose one more subject from Individual and Society or Experimental Sciences Group.
Diploma students are required to study a course called Theory of Knowledge (TOK) , write an Extended Essay (EE) on a topic of their interest and complete the Creativity, Action, Service (CAS) component which are the core elements of the IBDP.

*Students can opt for HL English or HL Chinese if their Language ability meets the requirements of this level and have excellent language scores in F3 and BYP.

No subject can be dropped.


 
 

Admission to F4 IB Diploma Bridging Year Programme and IB Diploma Programme Year 1 for 2016 íV 2017

Application Period

External applicants:

  • 21 November - 27 November 2015

Internal applicants:

  • 15 April - 22 April 2016 (Please note that IB Information Night will be held on 18 March 2016)


Admission Criteria for F4 BYP

  • Completion of F3 or its equivalent
  • Good English language proficiency
  • Willing to face challenges

Admission Criteria for IBDP Year 1

  • Completion of Year 10 or its equivalent from any school having an international curriculum
  • Good English language proficiency

Application Details
Application forms can be downloaded here for IB BYP and downloaded here for IB Year 1 or obtained from the College. Completed forms should be submitted with the following in person during office hours.

(Application made by fax or post will NOT be entertained)

Remarks on Application Form Submission

 

Document and Application Fee required
1. Copy of HK Identify Card and Birth Registration document. (In case of absence of the required documents, copies of valid supporting documents certifying the student’s right of abode in HK are required);

2. Copies of school academic reports of form 1, 2 and 3 (1st Mid-term if applicable);

3. Two stamped self-addressed envelope (with the name and address of the student); and an application processing fee of HK$50.

* Application will not be processed unless all required documents and fee are submitted.
**   Please use paper clips to pack the documents instead of binding or folders

Admission Test and Interview

Only potential external applicants will be invited for admission test and interview.


Subjects: English, French (if chosen as second language), Mathematics and Chemistry (if chosen as elective).
Admission Interview: Language skills, Communication skills and General Aptitude.
If no further notification is received within one month after the submission of application, the application is deemed to be unsuccessful.


Annual School Fee

Bridging Year (2016-2017): HK$29,500 in 10 installments (Local curriculum school fee)
IB Year 1 & Year 2 (2016-2017): HK$ 85,000 to $90,000 in 10 installments

Enquiries: Contact Ms. Anuradha Mukunthan, IB coordinator or Ms. Iu Yiu, Deputy IB Coordinator at 2462 3932.