School News and Event Highlights

School Calendar

Admission for Form 1 Discretionary Places of 2021-2022

The discretionary places of our school will be open for application from 4 to 18 January 2021. All applicants have to submit the application documents in person / by mail (the postmark date should not be later than the prescribed deadline) to the School General Office. For details, please refer to the following links:


F1 Admission(中一入學收生程序)

SFCC Prospectus(嘉諾撒聖方濟各書院學校概覽)

Student Formation Day 1 (13 November 2020)

Student Formation Day 1 on 13 November was held with success. The programme was divided into two sessions. First, Ms. Liu, an experienced social worker from Breakthrough, shared with students time management skills and practical ways to cope with stress. Students were actively engaged in practising grounding and mindfulness exercises to regain their strength. The second session was designated for the board-design competition. As students worked collaboratively to design and beautify the board in their classroom, class spirit was nurtured and the bonding among classmates was strengthened.

Form 1 online Admission Talk 2020

Our school will organize Form 1 online Admission Talk 2020 for Primary 5 and 6 students and their parents on 5 December 2020 (Saturday).Through this activity, participants will gain a better understanding of our school’s vision, mission, language policy, curriculum and co-curricular activities, and most importantly, the application procedures for Form 1 admission.

Details of the online Admission Talk are as follows:

Date: 5 December 2020 (Saturday)

Time: 11:00 a.m. 12:00 noon

If you are interested, please register here from 17 November to 27 November 2020.


日期: 12月5日(星期六)

時間: 11:00 a.m. 12:00 noon


Links (連結):
F1 Admission (中一入學收生程序)

SFCC Prospectus (嘉諾撒聖方濟各書院學校概覽)

Collection of HKDSE Certificates 2020 and the refund for the Graduation Dinner

The certificates of HKDSE 2020 and the refund for the Graduation Dinner are now ready for collection. F.6 graduates of 2020 can return to school to collect their certificate and a cheque amounted to $846. The details of the collection are as follows:

Venue: School General Office

Date: 2 November 2020 – 14 November 2020 (except Sunday)

Time: 9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. (Monday to Friday)

8:30a.m. – 11:30a.m. (Saturday)

Please bring along your Student ID card or HKID card when collecting your certificate and the cheque. If you are unable to show up in person, you can assign an authorized person to collect the certificate and the cheque on your behalf. In such case, a parent’s letter should be submitted, stating the name of the authorized person.

Form 1 Orientation and Parents’ Day (17 October, 2020)

The Form 1 Orientation and Parents’ Day was successfully held in the school hall on Saturday, 17 October, 2020. The programme started with our Principal, Mr. Kenneth Law’s speech welcoming the Form One students and parents to the big family of St. Francis’ Canossian College. This was followed by the sharing of teachers of various functional teams giving useful information and study tips that help our newcomers thrive and succeed in St. Francis’. The day ended with a guided tour around the school campus which introduced the parents to school facilities and special rooms that characterize the school - the Memory Gallery, Amphitheatre and Memory corridors, etc.

We wish our Form One students a fruitful and joyful school life in SFCC!

School Major Concerns Information Day and Installation Ceremony (16 October, 2020)

The School Major Concerns Information Day held on 16 October was a success. The whole school watched this significant event on livestream at their individual classroom as our Principal, teachers and student leaders gave their presentations in the hall. The three major concerns of our school are as follows:

Reinforcing students’ identity as Franciscans through the “Grace upon Grace” celebration

Fostering students’ autonomy in learning through Reading to Learn

Cultivating positive thinking in students and empower them to be persevering and resilient to challenges

The installation ceremony followed. Our principal Mr. Law inaugurated the head prefects, student representatives of four houses and various functional team leaders who pledged to do their best to serve the school and their fellow schoolmates faithfully in the coming year. Congratulations to all our newly installed student leaders!

National Flag Raising Ceremony (30 September, 2020)

The National Flag Raising Ceremony was held in school on the morning of 30 September 2020 to celebrate the National Day. It was conducted by the members of the Red Cross Association and the national anthem was played. All staff and students of the school solemnly attended the ceremony which enhanced their sense of national identity and promoted respect for our motherland.

SA & House Election (15 September, 2020)

The election of the executive committee of the Student Association and four houses was successfully held online on September 15. After weeks of preparation, the SA cabinet – Minerva and new House Committees of St. Gabriel, St. Patrick, St. Nicolaus and St. Valentina Houses introduced themselves one by one.

Our student leaders’ passion and dedication to serving the school are as reassuring as their highly promising performance. The strong team spirit demonstrated is equally impressive. We look forward to a fruitful year filled with wonderful surprises! May the Lord grant them wisdom to make the right decisions as they serve Franciscans to the best of their abilities.

School Re-opening (1 September, 2020)

A warm welcome to all Franciscans as we enter the new academic year! Today, together, through live-streaming, we experienced an unprecedented school opening ceremony. Despite the challenges presented by distance learning, our students and teachers enjoyed the connection established through the online class meet.

At the whole school online assembly, our principal, Mr. Law, reminded students of the importance of resilience and encouraged us to embrace new challenges. The prayer session that followed has refreshed our mind and warmed our heart as we are assured of God’s love and blessings. The information given by the discipline team and academic team have addressed students’ concern on learning under the current situation. Students were also reminded of the MOI policy at our school and informed of the issues concerning club enrolments.

“The school is a harvest that costs, but it yields the most fruits.” - St. Magdalene of Canossa

May the Lord’s blessings be upon the school as we live by the Truth in Love!

Graduation Ceremony (4th July, 2020)

This graduation ceremony has been an extraordinary one for our graduates as they have had a year full of challenges and are now able to proudly say, “I have overcome.”

We are honoured to have Ms. Janet Choi, the former Assistant Head of Create Hong Kong, as our guest of honour. Our school supervisor, Sr. Agnes’ presence has meant a lot to us.

Ms. Janet Choi, being our Alumna, presented the certificates to our graduates. She then shared with joy as she reminisced her school days at St. Francis’ Canossian College. Ms. Choi reminded graduates to be courageous and adhere to love and the truth in the pursuit of their dreams. She also reiterated the importance of maintaining a close bond with our Alma Mater and to contribute our best in making the world a better place.

As our Head Prefect, Karry Sze, delivered her vote of thanks and recalled the sweet episodes we shared at St. Francis, every one was at awe how the years have flashed by. Our graduates are grateful to their parents, teachers and every one in this school for nurturing them into demure and confident young ladies ready to start a new chapter in their life.

The euphonious singing of our outstanding actresses in the 150th School Anniversary Musical has embellish this memorable day. Today, our F.6 students are leaving the school as graduates, but soon they will be returning to their Alma Mater to contribute the talents they have cultivated here in St. Francis’ and chant the hymn they have been singing for the last six years “live St. Francis, live forever...”






Class Resumption Arrangements

As announced by the Education Bureau (EDB), schools will reopen in phases on 27 May 2020 (Wednesday) with F.3 to F.5 classes resuming on 27 May and F.1 and F.2 classes on 8 June. For our school, the summer timetable will be adopted till the end of term on 24 July in order to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection. Please note that students should wear proper summer uniform to school. To avoid crowd gathering in the Changing Room, students should attend school in proper outdoors uniform on days when they have PE lessons. [Outdoors Uniform: school House T-shirt, school pants (part of their winter PE uniform), white socks and white sports shoes].

We call on parents' support to step up environmental hygiene in the household, and, on top of that, implement the following measures strictly:

1. Pay attention to the health condition of your daughter. She should stay away from school and see a doctor immediately if she has a fever.

2. Take your daughter’s temperature before she goes to school every day.

3. Ask your daughter to wear a mask and bring tissue paper to school every day to prevent infection.

With a concerted effort, we are confident that a safe and hygienic school environment which is fit for learning can be maintained. Thank you for your attention and cooperation.

The Form 3 Choice of Subjects (Stage 1) seminar

The Form 3 Choice of Subjects (Stage 1) seminar scheduled on 7th March 2020 will be cancelled due to the deferral of class resumption. Below are the PowerPoints about the introduction of the 4 core subjects and 9 electives / course of the 2023 HKDSE curriculum and examination syllabus to be offered by the school. Details about the arrangement of choice of subjects for the current Form 3 students will be announced after class resumption.

中國語文科EnglishMathematicsLiberal Studies



嘉諾撒聖方濟各書院家長教師會2019至2021年度執行委員會選舉 (January 18, 2020)








Christmas Celebration (December 20, 2019)

The annual Christmas Celebration organized by the Student Association, Aegis, was successfully held on 20th December, 2019 to celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ. Our fellow Franciscans shared their joy and love for one another as they gathered in the school hall.

A variety of innovative games such as ‘Google Translation’, ‘Holiday Hustle’, ‘Big TV’ and ‘Spot the difference’ were introduced to our teachers and fellow students. The active participation of our teachers in the games created a lively and animated atmosphere at the party.

Excitement filled the air as Student Association staged the live music show at the end of the celebration. All the exco members of Aegis showcased their talents, sang and danced to entertain the audience. The Christmas Celebration ended in cheers and applause.

Christmas is a time to share our joy with our peers and family. The Christmas Celebration this year has created an unforgettable and wonderful memory for both the Student Association and our fellow Franciscans. Last but not least, we would like to show our gratitude to our teacher advisors who always stand by our side, giving us helpful advice and support.

Swimming Gala (December 13, 2019)

The Annual Swimming Gala was held successfully at the Victoria Park Swimming Pool on 13th December 2019.

Some of our swimmers achieved their personal best time, Congratulations to Kinny Lai and Jade Lo who have broken the school record! After a series of hard-fought races, St. Nicolaus House won the Overall Champion of the Competition. Our cheering girls enthusiastically cheered for the swimmers and their performance brought the day to a beautiful end.

We were honoured to have Vivian Kwok, our alumni and previous Swimming Team leader, to be our guest-of-honour. Her speech at the closing ceremony was encouraging and inspiring for our athletes.

Leadership Training Camp (November 26, 2019)

Cooperation and leadership are two of the elements in building up a successful team. The Leadership Training Camp provides a precious opportunity for the executive committee members of clubs to strengthen their bonding. The first game session organised by the Student Association ---- "Musical chairs" and "Fire at the Back", had sparked the enthusiasm of the participants. Afterwards, the tutors reminded us of the importance of using proper strategies and setting goals through games such as dodgebee competitions and collaborative games. We have learnt to believe in ourselves, stretch our potentials and always aim higher.

One of the highlights of the camp was the checkpoint game of collecting stamps by finishing various difficult missions. The participants were passionately engaged and dedicated to their team in pursuit of victory. They presented their impressive communicative skills and team spirit in the game. Despite the competitiveness, sportsmanship was manifested.

At 4pm, the leadership training camp came to an end in a hilarious atmosphere. It was a valuable opportunity for our student leaders to enrich their personal experiences and be reminded of their important roles and missions as leaders.

150th Anniversary Gala Dinner (November 9, 2019)

On 9 November 2019, Franciscans were gathered at the Grand Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre during this very special year of the 150th Anniversary of Foundation of St. Francis Canossian College and School.

Together we celebrate our School’s Big Birthday at the Biggest Ever Anniversary Dinner

Together we travel through every milestone of our School in the mysterious laser Time Tunnel

Together we have a memorable and joyous night

Let's take a recap of our Anniversary Dinner by browsing our page (

Please visit PSA webpage for the Anniversary Souvenirs (Special Edition).

Lunchtime Book Sharing Session (October 24, 2019)

The book floating corner aims to promote a reading habit among our students, Mr Law took the lead to support the initiative by sharing a book with our fellow schoolmates. Reading aloud on an extract picked by Mr Law, our audience, the student librarians in particular, found resonance in the inspirational sharing on parental care in their everyday family life.

School Major Concerns Information Day (October 18, 2019)

The School Major Concerns Information Day was successfully held on 18 October 2019. The three major concerns of our school for the new 3-year cycle (2018-2021) are as follows:

1. To reinforce students’ identity as Franciscans through the “Grace Upon Grace” celebration

2. To foster students’ autonomy in learning through Reading to Learn

3. To cultivate positive thinking in students and empower them to be persevering and resilient to challenges

Through the sharing of our past students, Elle and Liana, and the presentations by student leaders, our school’s new major concerns for the coming three years were introduced and made known to every student.

Installation Ceremony (September 19, 2019)

The installation ceremony of the school prefects, monitresses, SA exco members and House exco members was held at the school hall on 19th September, 2019. Our principal Mr. Kenneth Law installed the student leaders who pledged to do their best to serve the school and students faithfully in the coming year. Congratulations to all the newly installed student leaders!

House Election (September 16, 2019)

The House Committee members of St. Gabriel, St. Patrick, St. Nicolaus and St. Valentina House gave a brief account of the activities held in the last academic year. New committee members introduced themselves one by one and students gave them a loud round of applause in support of their sense of belongings to their houses. They promised to serve the school and students with the best of their ability.

May God grant the student leaders wisdom to serve as role models for our fellow Franciscans.

Form 1 Orientation Day and Parents' Day (September 7, 2019)

This is one of the most important occasions of the year as we welcomed our new Form One students and their parents. The programme of the day commenced with the marvelous performance of the School Western Symphony Orchestra and the Chinese Instrumental Orchestra. Our School Principal, Mr. Kenneth Law gave his speech welcoming students and parents to the big family of St. Francis’ Canossian College. This was followed by the sharing of teachers of various functional teams in school. Our Chinese Dance Team gave an enchanting performance that brought the introductory session in the hall to a close. The smile on the face of our F.1 students and guests were the best rewards for our speakers and performers. The students and parents then proceeded to respective classrooms to meet their Form Teachers.  This half-an-hour meeting marked the beginning of the building of a good rapport between Form Teachers and parents. We wish our Form One students a fruitful and enjoyable school life in St. Francis’!

SA Election (September 6, 2019)

The election of the executive committee of the Student Association was successfully held on September 6. After months of preparation, the two cabinets - Aegis and Eupharion challenged each other on the stage. Both cabinets had to solve different tasks and answer questions prepared by the outgoing SA exco. The 16 potential executive committee members demonstrated strong team spirit, confidence and dedication. After a very close match and voting by students, Aegis emerged as the winner and becomes the executive committee of the Student Association of the academic year 2019-2020. Congratulations!

School Reopening (September 2, 2019)

A warm welcome to all Franciscans! As our school enters the fifteenth decade of its service in Wanchai, we have in our heart gratitude for our predecessors who so selflessly devote themselves to the betterment of education. To celebrate their success, we are staging a musical “Our Guardian Angels” on 5th and 6th October. 

The new school year commenced with a whole school assembly at the school hall. Our principal, Mr. Law addressed the congregation and extended a warm welcome to all students. His introduction of the new teachers was received with a big applause.

Live St Francis! Live forever …

The school song speaks the words in the heart of all Franciscans. May the Lord bless our school today and always!

Summer Bridging Programme (August 16-22, 2019)

The Summer Bridging Programme 2019 has come to an end. The new Form 1 students spent five days in August in preparing for a smooth transition from their primary to secondary school life.
The programme began with a welcome speech delivered by the School Principal, followed by a briefing on the school regulations by the Discipline Master. They also met their Form and Co-form teachers and classmates of the new academic year. Besides having lessons in the three core subjects, English, Chinese and Mathematics, the newcomers were introduced to different School Teams and Clubs through participating in various activities organized by the student leaders.
The five-day programme was a great success not only in helping the new Form 1 students to get more familiar with the school campus, but also enhancing the enjoyment of their new school life.

The 150th Anniversary Open Days

Let's take a recap of our "Grace upon Grace" Celebration as follows:

Feature version (20 min.)Full version (1 hr 30 min.)

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Sister School Scheme - Friendly Basketball Competition (July 8, 2019)

It is our honour to become a sister school with Sacred Heart Canossian College (English Section) - Macau in 2019!

The splendid basketball match on 8th July, 2019 was a successful kick off for many future events to be held between the two schools. All of the teachers and students enjoy the moments. We cheer, we chat and we share.

May we give a round of applause to all the competitors and keep on supporting the upcoming activities co-organized with our sister school.

Graduation Ceremony (July 6, 2019)

It was our pleasure to have The Hon Mrs. Laura May Lung Cha, GBM, GBS, JP Chairman, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and Member of the Executive Council of HKSAR as our guest of honour, as well as Ms. June Sieh, the PSA Chairman, Mr. David Keung and Mrs. Melissa Chan, the IMC Parent Managers and Sr. Agnes Law, our School Supervisor in attendance at our Graduation Ceremony on 6th July, 2019.

The ceremony began with a prayer and the address by the school principal, Mr. Kenneth Law. The Guest of Honour, Mrs. Laura May Lung Cha, our Alumna, presented the certificates to the F.6 graduates. Our School Supervisor, Sr. Agnes Law, then presented awards to the winners of school awards and scholarships. Other awards were presented by Ms. June Sieh, Mr. David Keung and Mrs. Melissa Chan.

We were honoured to have Mrs. Laura May Lung Cha, to address the graduates and audience. Mrs. Laura Cha shared her life experience and her career development, through which she identified essential qualities of a responsible citizen.

On behalf of all the graduates, Elaine Ko, our Head Prefect, gave a vote of thanks to the school and parents for nurturing them into confident young ladies.

The day was embellished by impressive and marvelous performances from the SFCC Chinese Dance Team, Chinese Instrumental Ensemble and Music Team. The Graduation Ceremony came to a close with the singing of the school song led by the school choir. Each graduate received a blooming rose symbolizing a bright future that awaits them. We are grateful to the Parent-Teacher Association for sponsoring this special gift.