Story-telling Gala for Primary Schools 2016-17

Jointly organized by the Hong Kong Teachers Drama Association, Hong Kong Creative Educators Organisation, Trinity College London and Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School, 

Story-telling Gala for Primary Schools 2016-17 gives participants a chance to revisit the classic and renowned Grimm’s fairy tales. 

The gala serves as a platform for participants to use English to act out the interesting stories in a genuine and engaged way. 

Participants are offered the chance to learn story-telling and presentation skills.

 

Programme

A. Story-telling gala for primary students

Objectives 

1.          To enhance pupils’ confidence in using English.

2.          To give pupils the opportunity to use English in an interesting, authentic and creative manner.

3.          To enhance and improve listening and speaking skills.

4.          To instill in pupils an interest in reading and writing in English.

Details

Date: 18th March, 2017 (Sat)

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m

Venue: Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School (Yue Tin Court, Shatin)  

Target: P4 – P6 students

Category: Solo

Fee: Free
Stories to use

1. Goldilocks and the three bears

2. Jack and the beanstalks

3. Own choices (to be submitted via email by 1 March 2017)
Adjudication

1. a. Students will be judged on vocal expression, including quality of voice, pronunciation, articulation, intonation, pace, etc.

    b. Students will be judged on visual expression including eye contact, gesture, posture, use of space, etc.

2. Participants can decide whether or not their use of music, costumes, props, etc. will enhance the quality of their performance. 

3. No electronically produced sound effects are allowed. 

4. The story must be delivered from memory and any movement is confined to the performance area (approximately 16 ft wide x 8 ft deep).

5. The audience is prohibited from giving any clues to the participants. 

6. Microphones will NOT be available for participants. 

7. The decision of the organizers on all matters arising from administrative issues and competitions, including the interpretation of the Rules and Guidelines, shall be final. 

8. The maximum length of each presentation is 5 minutes. A bell will be rung when the time is up.

Awards

1. Certificate (for individual performance)

    Certificate of Proficiency (Over 65 marks)

    Certificate of Merit (Over 75 marks)

    Certificate of Honour (Over 85 marks)


2. Trophy (for school overall performance)
    Champion (school with highest total marks)

    First-runner up (school with second highest total marks)

    Second runner-up (school with third highest total marks)

(Participants will receive mark sheets at the end of the event.)

B. Prize Presentation

Date: 18th March, 2017 (Sat)

Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Venue: Hall, Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School

 

Result of the Gala (pdf) 

 

C. Training Workshops

Date:   11th February, 2017 (Sat)

Time:   10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Part1

            1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Part2

Venue: Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School

Target: All participants of the Gala

Fee:     Free

Application

School teachers must fill out the application form and lodge it in one of the ways below:

Email: info.hktda@gmail.com

Fax: 3544 8304

Deadline: 16th December, 2016

(All successful applications will have confirmations given by email.)

Download

Application Form ( Doc / Pdf )

Information booklet ( Pdf )

Reminders (for Gala and Prize Presentation) ( Pdf ) 

Rubrics ( Pdf )

Remarks

1. Participants should report to the officials at least 20 minutes before the start of the event.

2. All participants should sit inside the performing venue after the start of the event.

3. Participants can be accompanied by teachers and parents.

4. Teachers and parents are welcome to join the audience. However, seating priority in the performing venue will be given to the participants.

5. Practice is prohibited in the performing venue after the start of the event.

6. Anyone (including participants) who causes undue disturbance in the performing venue may be asked to leave the venue. If the person is a participant, s/he may only be given comments. Neither marks nor certificates will be awarded to him/her.

7. The use of electronic devices is prohibited in the performing venue.

8. The organizer will arrange photographers and video shooters for the event. Photo-taking and audio or video recording of any part of the performance is prohibited.

9. People attending the event should take care of their personal belongings. The organizers will not be responsible for any losses.

10. No parking spaces will be offered.

11. Anyone suffering from a contagious illness must not attend the event.

Adverse weather arrangements

The contingency plan in case of adverse weather on the performing day is as follows:

1. Tropical Cyclone Warning: If Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No.8 is issued or still in force at 7:00 a.m. on 18th March, 2017, the competition will be cancelled.
2. Red or Black Rainstorm Warning: If the Red or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is issued or still in force at 7:00 a.m. or afterwards on 18th March, 2017, the competition will be cancelled.

Enquiries

Office: 2648 8291 (Ms Yip Ching Ching)

Mobile: 9629 7020 (Ms Wong Lai Ping)

Organisers

Hong Kong Teachers Drama Association

Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School

Hong Kong Creative Educators Organisation

Supporter

Trinity College London

Consultants

Dr Verner Bickley, Chairman, Executive Committee, The English Speaking Union Hong Kong

Dr Anne Ma, Senior Lecturer, English Department, Hong Kong Institute of Education

Dr Teresa Ng, Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Hong Kong Institute

of Education

Dr Jack Shu, Assistant Professor, School of Education and Languages, The Open University of

Hong Kong

Dr Vinton Poon, Lecturer, Department of English Language & Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University

Ms Kitty Kong, Education and Outreach Manager, Chung Ying Theatre Company

Working committee

Miss Cheung Wai Yan, English Teacher, Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School

Miss Ho Miu Yin Maureen, Head of English, TWGH Hok Shan School / Hong Kong Teachers Drama Association

Miss Ilona F. Pochwyt, Native English Teacher, Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School

Miss Poon Yin Fong Joyce, English Teacher, NLSI Peace Evangelical Secondary School / Hong Kong Teachers Drama Association

Dr Wong Lai Ping, Head of Arts Education, Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School / Chairperson of Hong Kong Teachers Drama Association

Miss Yip Ching Ching, English Teacher, Pentecostal Lam Hon Kwong School

Miss Yu Wai Kwan Silvia, Head of Teacher, P.L.K. Chong Kee Ting Primary School / Hong Kong Creative Educators Organization

 

 

 

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