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Primary School Nomination 2015/16

      The admission results of Primary School Nomination 2015/16 have been sent to the School Nominating Officer by post on 1 February 2016.

The date of the orientation ceremony for the new student members and their parents was held on 12 March 2016 (Saturday).

The HKAGE extended its provision to primary students and launched the first primary school nomination in 2012-13; this is the fourth round in which all the primary schools in Hong Kong are invited.

Each Primary school can nominate up to SIX gifted students from Primary 4 to 6 who display outstanding performance or great potential in the following domains. Schools are recommended to nominate up to three students for each domain.

Domains Key Learning Areas
Languages and Humanities

Chinese Language, English Language

Humanities (Personal, Social and Humanities Education)

Mathematics and Sciences




Please click here for more information of the primary programmes.

All nominations must be made using the Online Platform available from 9:00 a.m., 25 September 2015 (Friday). The nomination deadline is at 5:00 p.m., 26 October 2015 (Monday).

Online Nomination Platform

The Online Nomination Platform is used in the nomination process. It can be accessed at The benefits are as follows:

  • Easy access to information by schools and HKAGE authorized persons
  • It takes only a few steps to complete the forms
  • The HKAGE will demonstrate the process at the briefing sessions and a user manual can be downloaded from the Platform or the HKAGE website
  • Schools and parents can track the data submission process online
  • There is electronic notification of nomination status and related reminders
  • The level of data accuracy and protection is enhanced
  • It reduces the use of paper

Please refer to the Primary School Nomination invitation letter for the username and password assigned to your school Nominating Officer. Please complete the online nomination and return the Submission Checklist with supporting documents before the nomination deadline at 5:00 p.m., 26 October 2015 (Monday).

Reference Materials

Details and documents have been sent to the Primary schools on our invitation list in late August 2015. Related documents are downloadable at the links below:

  1. Letter from Executive Director
  2. Submission Checklist
  3. Timeline for Primary School Nomination
  4. Overview of the Online Nomination Procedures

Other related documents are available at

  1. Online Nomination Platform User Manual
    Nominating Officer (Text Format / Video Format)
    Student Nominee and Parent/Legal Guardian (Text Format / Video Format)
  2. Primary School Nomination FAQ
  3. Identification tools available at EDB website
  4. Academic Programme Development Division Pamphlet

Briefing Session

Briefing session will be held on 25 September 2015 (Friday) for the school principals and school representatives.

The session will cover the following topics:

  • Learning opportunities at the HKAGE
  • Identification and selection of the gifted
  • Overview of Primary School Nomination
  • Demonstration of the Online Nomination Platform

Please click rundown for details of the briefing sessions.

Please register via the online platform before the deadline.

Date and Time Venue Language Registration Registration Deadline
25 September 2015
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Room 105, The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education, Sha Kok Estate, Shatin, N.T. Cantonese Closed 24 September 2015

For English-speaking school representatives, please contact us for further arrangement

Please click here for the Briefing Session PowerPoint.

Admission Results Announcement

Nominating Officers will be informed in writing of of the admitted students in early February 2016. Students will each receive an Admission Letter through their school.

All admitted students are required to fulfill the yearly requirement on programme/activity completion in order to sustain their membership for the subsequent years. For details, please visit the HKAGE website at

Student and Parent Orientation

An orientation ceremony will be held as a warm welcome to the new student members and their parents on 12 March 2016 (Saturday). New student members please apply online before the application deadline.

Date and Time Venue Language Registration Registration Deadline
12 March 2016 (Saturday)
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 n.n. or 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Hall, 2/F, Chieng Han Chow Memorial Building (Block K), Pui Ching Primary School, 80 Waterloo Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong Cantonese Closed 29 February 2016

Please click here for the Orientation Ceremony PowerPoint.

For enquiries, please contact us at 3940 0102.