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Requirements of student membership for primary students

  
1. Student Members Admitted from School Year 2018/19 onwards

The first review period runs from the membership effective date to 31 August of the following school year.

  • For student members whose membership is effective from September 2018 to August 2019, they will have to meet the following requirements by 28 February 2021 (extended deadline due to special arrangements made for programmes to avoid spread of the coronavirus).
  • For student members whose membership is effective from September 2019 to August 2020, they will have to meet the following requirements by 31 August 2021.

Primary student members admitted through “School Nomination”, “Self Nomination”, “Web-based Learning Courses for Gifted/More Able Students (jointly administered by the EDB and the HKAGE)” or “Nurturing the Gifted Scheme” are required to successfully complete a common-core programme ‘Let us shine!’ within the first review period to sustain their student membership.

“Let us shine!” is an interactive workshop that helps gifted students understand giftedness, explore their strengths, develop social competence and seek the meaning of being gifted.

  
2. Requirement for Sustaining Student Membership AFTER the First Review Period

The review period for each school year runs from 1 September to 31 August of the following year.

After the first review periodall student members are required to successfully complete at least one programme/activity within each school year to sustain their student membership. Any programmes/activities listed on the Student Learning Profile will be counted.

Due to special arrangements made for programmes to avoid spread of the coronavirus, the HKAGE will NOT perform any student membership review exercise for School Year 2019/20 (i.e. 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020).  In other words, all student members will have their student membership automatically extended to 31 August 2021.    

3. Confirmation of Secondary Student Membership (Applicable for Student Members Admitted from 2015/16 to 2017/18 School Years)

In addition to the first review period and school year requirements, for primary student members who are admitted from 2015/16 to 2017/18 school years, they are required to successfully complete the common-core programme “Let us shine!” under Personal Growth and Social Development for confirmation of their secondary student membership.

For student member who are studying primary four and primary five at the time of admission, they are required to complete the "Let us shine!" programme before their promotion to secondary one. For student member who are studying in primary six at the time of admission, they are required to complete the "Let us shine!" programme before their promotion to secondary two.

“Let us shine!” is an interactive workshop that helps gifted students understand giftedness, explore their strengths, develop social competence and seek the meaning of being gifted.

Requirements for confirmation of secondary student membership

For student member who are studying P4 and P5 at the time of admission

For student member who are studying in P6 at the time of admission

For ALL primary full members admitted from 2015/16 to 2017/18 school years

To complete the "Let us shine!" programme before their promotion to S1

To complete the "Let us shine!" programme before their promotion to S2

Primary student members who complete the common-core programme and fulfill the school year requirement will be confirmed as our secondary school student member of the respective domain(s)* with a new student number assigned.

Primary School level domain                                   *Respective Secondary School level domain

Languages and Humanities                                    Humanities
Mathematics and Sciences                                       Mathematics and Sciences (double domain)