History

Cheung Chuk Shan College was founded by a group of philanthropists headed by its former supervisor, the late Mr. Cheung Yok Luen of the Five Districts Business Welfare Association.The Association, set up in Hong Kong in 1921, is a government-approved non-profit charitable organization aiming at maintaining the friendship among and supplying aid to people coming from Wuyi – Enping, Kaiping, Xinhui, Taishan and Heshan – as well as providing social welfare services to the public. Apart from carrying out welfare activities and establishing schools in Hong Kong, the Association plays an active role in promoting the development of the aforementioned districts of China.

Date Important Events
10 Sept 1969 Official opening of the School for operation
6 Oct 1970 Inauguration Ceremony by Sir David Trench
2 Mar 1972 1st Sports Day with Mrs. Irene Cheung Yok Luen, JP, as Guest of Honour
1 Sept 1972 Opening of matriculation course”
22 Nov 1972 1st Speech Day with Sir Kenneth Fung Ping Fan, CBE, JP, as Guest of Honour
3 Sept 1974 Wellwisher Foundation Fund set up to offer interest free loans to S7 graduates
1 Sept 1976 Retirement of Mr. Law Chung Hung and succession of Mr. Leung Sau Chi as Principal
4 Dec 1978 10th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
24 Mar 1979 Death of Mr. Cheung Yok Luen, MBE, JP, Supervisor
27 Apr 1979 Appointment of Mrs. Irene Cheung Yok Luen, JP, as Supervisor
4 May 1983 Formation of Old Students’ Association
28 Sept 1984 1st Swimming Gala
15 Dec 1985 1st Parents’ Day
1 Apr 1988

Appointment of Mr. Leung Sau Chi, Principal, as an unofficial member of the Central Fight

Crime Committee and a District Board member of the Eastern District by the Hong Kong Government

3 Dec 1988 20th Anniversary Nite
16 Dec 1988

20th Anniversary Open Day Opening Ceremony with Mr. Li Yuet Ting, CBE, JP, Director of Education, as Guest of Honour

8 Apr 1989 20th Anniversary Alumni Reunion Dinner
15 May 1993 Death of Mr. Law Chung Hung, Founding Principal
29 Oct 1993 Formation of Students’ Association
12 Dec 1993 25th Anniversary Open Day-cum-Parents’ Day Opening Ceremony with Mr. S.M. Tsui, Assistant Director of Education (Schools) as Guest of Honour
1 Sept 1994 Mr. Leung Sau Chi, BH, JP, Principal, on study leave and appointment of Mr. Yuen Tze Lam as Acting Principal in the academic year 1994-95
Adoption of the school song written by Miss Brenda Ng Pong Wai, a 1985 S7 graduate
24 Mar 1995 Installation of air-conditioners in classrooms
4 Sept 1995 Resumption of duty of Mr. Leung Sau Chi, BH, JP, Principal, after one year’s study leave
5 Sept 1995 Implementation of School Administration and Management System (SAMS)
22 Jan 1997 Launching of the official homepage of the College on the Internet
1 Sept 1997 Launching of the Sunflower Scheme as a Quality Education Fund (QEF) Project
1 Dec 1997 Approval of the College to continue using English as the medium of instruction by the Education Department
11 Dec 1998 30th Anniversary Open Day Opening Ceremony with Mr. Andrew K.P. Leung, JP, Director of Social Welfare, as Guest of Honour
15 Jan 2000

Inauguration Ceremony of Parent-Teacher Association by Miss W.Y. Ding, SEO (HKE) of the Education Department

1 Jun 2000

Renovation of Language Laboratory into Multimedia Learning Centre (MMLC) funded by QEF Committee

23 Nov 2000 Visit by Mrs. Fanny Law, GBS, JP, Secretary for Education & Manpower
5 Jul 2001

Opening Ceremony of MMLC, officiated by District Officer, Miss Agnes Tse, J.P., Eastern District and Mrs. Lorita Pak, Chief School Development Officer (HKE) of the Education Department

23 Apr 2002

Sir Kenneth Fung, CBE, JP resigned as Chairman of the School Management Committee and Mr. Chan Kam Toi elected Chairman of the Committee

15 May 2002 Death of Sir Kenneth Fung, CBE, JP
29 Mar 2003

School suspension for the prevention of the spread of SARS as advised by Education & Manpower Bureau (EMB)

22 Apr 2003 Resumption of school for S3 students & above
28 Apr 2003 Resumption of school for S1 & S2 students
13 Jun 2003

Mr. Leung Sau Chi, BH, JP, Principal, appointed School Manager starting from the following school year

1 Sept 2003

Resignation of Mr. Leung Sau Chi, BH, JP, and succession of Mr. Yuen Tze Lam as Acting Principal

28 Feb 2004 35th Anniversary Nite
11 Jun 2004 35th Anniversary Alumni Reunion Dinner
8 July 2004 Holding of the 1st Parent-student School Opening Ceremony
1 Sept 2004 Implementation of the 6-day cycle to replace the traditional 5-day week
Implementation of the QEF project – “Pleasurable Reading for Excellence”
8 July 2005 Organization of the 1st Graduation Day for S3, S5 & S6 graduates
Formal locking of the time capsule

3, 8-10 & 14 Mar 2006

Conduct of the 1st External School Review by the EMB
1 Sept 2006

Succession of Mr. Chan Kam Toi to the post of Supervisor after the resignation of Mrs. Irene Cheung Yok Luen, MBE, JP
Opening of the School with a new outlook after repainting
Establishment of the School Improvement Team to replace the School-based Management Committee

7 Sept 2007

Conversion of the School Management Committee into the Incorporated Management Committee and appointment of Mr. Leung Sau Chi, BH, JP, as Sponsoring Body Manager

4 Oct 2007 1st election of Teacher Managers
23 Oct 2007 Establishment of the CCSC Alumni Foundation Fund
18 Nov 2007 1st election of Parent Managers
16 Dec 2007 1st election of Alumni Manager
20 Mar 2009 40th Anniversary Alumni Reunion Dinner
28 Mar 2009

40th Anniversary Nite , with Ms Florence Hui Hiu Fai, J.P., Under Secretary for Home Affairs, as Guest of Honour

1 Sept 2010 Beginning of the alternation of the number of S1 classes in each school year between 4 and 5
29 Jun 2012

Release of the Advanced / Advanced Supplementary Level Examination results of the last batch of our students

20 July 2012 Release of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education results of the first batch of our students

22 – 26 Oct

& 1 Nov 2012

Conduct of the 2nd External School Review by the Education Bureau (EDB)
1 Sept 2013 Resignation of Mr. Yuen Tze Lam and succession of Mr. Au Chun Keung as Principal
1 Oct 2013 Launching of the new official homepage of the College on the Internet
12 Nov 2013 45th Anniversary Opening Ceremony
25 Apr 2014 45th Anniversary Dinner
5 July 2014 45th Anniversary Nite
1 Sept 2015 Admission of a Danish exchange student
27 Feb 2016 Opening of the bouldering wall
22 Aug 2016 Death of Mrs. Tang Wong Kin Wa, Economics teacher and Life-wide Learning Coordinator
1 Sept 2016 Admission of an Italian exchange student
30 Oct 2016 Passing away of Mrs. Irene Cheung Yok Luen, MBE, JP, Honorary Supervisor
1 Sept 2017 Admission of an Italian exchange student
8 Sept 2017 Official starting of preparation for Golden Jubilee of the School in the school year 2018 – 19
8 Nov 2017 Passing away of Mr. Leung Sau Chi, BH, JP, second Principal and School Manager

9 & 10

Nov 2017

All S3 students, together with 16 staff members, going on a study tour to Dongguan, China to know more

about the development of the city

19 May 2018

Golden Jubilee Kick-off Ceremony and Walkathon held with Mr. Hui Ching Yu Christopher, Alumnus & Managing Director and Head of Project Management, Market Development of the HK Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. as Guest of Honour
Golden Jubilee Campus Carnival

3 Sept 2018 Admission of a Swiss exchange student
7 Dec 2018 Opening Ceremony of the Golden Jubilee Open Day cum Gallery of School History with Dr. So Kit Ying Loletta, Deputy Hospital Chief Executive and Consultant of Medicine for Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital as Guest of Honour
7 & 8 Dec 2018 Golden Jubilee Open Day
4 May 2019 Golden Jubilee Dinner
2 Sept 2019 Retirement of Supervisor Mr. Chan Kam Toi and the succession of Mr. Chow Yuet Yan Kenneth to the post
Mr. Chan Kam Toi assuming the post of Honorary Supervisor
Admission of an Italian exchange student
14 Nov 2019 School suspension due to the impact of the social chaos as instructed by the EDB
19 Nov 2019 Resumption of School
29 Nov 2019 Passing away of Honorary Supervisor Mr. Chan Kam Toi
25 Jan 2020 Launching of the new official homepage of the College on the Internet
31 Jan 2020 School deferral of class resumption to 2 Mar 2020 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease as instructed by the EDB
13 Feb 2020 Further school deferral of class resumption to 16 Mar 2020 as instructed by the EDB
25 Feb 2020 Further school deferral of class resumption to 20 Apr 2020 as instructed by the EDB
21 Mar 2020 Continuation of school suspension until further notice as instructed by the EDB