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Summer English

Summer English is organised by Hong Kong Education City and Bayard Presse Asia. It aims at encouraging primary school students to read and learn English in the Summer Holidays through interesting topics and a variety of text types, such as comics, stories, etc.

Students and schools with excellent performances will be rewarded.


Target

Summer English is open to all primary school students in Hong Kong.

Junior Primary Division: P1-3 students
Senior Primary Division: P4-6 students

 

Rules

  1. Schools that have enrolled are entitled to win school prizes. The teacher-in-charge having enrolled will receive award notification for both student and school prizes.
  2. All primary school students in Hong Kong are free to join Summer English at any time and get individual student prizes.
  3. All challenges must be completed by 21 August 2022.
  4. The challenges consist of reading passages and relevant questions. Students can only attempt each challenge ONCE.
  5. When attempting the challenges, students will gain marks when they have got a correct answer, and extra marks if they have got all the answers of a challenge correct within the time limit. Students with the highest marks within each division will get prizes.
  6. The school prizes are determined based on the participation rates of each school (i.e. number of participating students / total number of students within the school).
  7. Results will be announced in September 2022 on this website. Schools with awarded students will be notified of the prize collection arrangement.
  8. The organisers have the final decision on the rules, terms and results of Summer English.

A new challenge will be released every Wednesday and Friday from 6 July to 5 August 2022. There are 10 challenges in total for each student.

All challenges must be completed by 21 August 2022.

Results will be announced in September 2022.

Detailed Schedule:

Date Challenge
6/7/2022
Challenge 1
8/7/2022
Challenge 2
13/7/2022
Challenge 3
15/7/2022
Challenge 4
20/7/2022
Challenge 5
22/7/2022
Challenge 6
27/7/2022
Challenge 7
29/7/2022
Challenge 8
3/8/2022
Challenge 9
5/8/2022
Challenge 10

Students and schools with excellent performances will be awarded.

Schools that have enrolled are entitled to win school prizes. Teachers can enrol online for the whole school with their EdCity teacher accounts by 21 August 2022.
The teacher-in-charge having enrolled will receive award notification for both student and school prizes.

Details

Prize Collection Arrangement

Awarded schools and schools with awarded students will be notified of the prize collection arrangement.

Best Performance Awards for Students

For each division, students with the highest marks will get a certificate and the following prizes:

Junior Primary Division / Senior Primary Division

Award

Quota

Prizes

Champion

1

HK$1,000 voucher

1st Runner-up

1

HK$500 voucher

2nd Runner-up

1

HK$300 voucher

Merit Award Winners

10

1 DiscoveryBox 

 

Best Participation Awards for Schools

 

The 10 schools with the highest participating rates will be awarded.

Prize - 1 full-year subscription to any magazine by Bayard Presse Asia.

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