In recent years, many housing estates have been completed and occupied in Lohas Park, Tseung Kwan O, and the population has increased rapidly.
A member of the Sai Kung District Council stated that there are no primary and secondary schools in the district. In addition to poor transportation facilities, students have to travel long distances to school outside the district every day. The opinion of the kindergarten.
The Sai Kung and Outlying Islands Planning Office of the Planning Department replied that the MTR has reserved land for the construction of primary and secondary schools and kindergartens. The Education Bureau stated that it will continue to monitor the estimated supply and demand of school places in the Sai Kung area and plan school construction projects as needed.
A member of the Sai Kung District Council stated that there are no primary or secondary schools in the district. In addition to poor transportation facilities, students have to travel long distances across the district to go to school every day. They also said that a large number of residents expressed their hope that LOHAS Park can implement their interests in primary and secondary schools and kindergartens as soon as possible. Views.
Sai Kung District Councillor Cheung Mei-hung said that the Education Bureau and the Planning Department have mentioned that the relevant land has been reserved for primary and secondary schools in LOHAS Park. However, over the years, there are still no primary and secondary schools in the district, and the transportation facilities in the district are poor. School children have to travel long distances to school outside the district every day, which is very inconvenient for parents and students.
Zhang Meixiong said that he has received a large number of residents’ feedback that he hopes that LOHAS Park can implement the construction of primary and secondary schools and kindergartens as soon as possible, and hopes to inquire about the details and timetable of the school construction plan from the bureau.
The Sai Kung and Outlying Islands Planning Office of the Planning Department stated in writing that in accordance with the master plan for the proposed integrated commercial and residential development in Area 86 of Tseung Kwan O (ie "Lohas Park"), the MTR has reserved land at Lohas Park for construction Kindergartens/kindergarten-cum-child care centers, primary and secondary schools.
The prescription also stated that according to the conditions attached to LOHAS Park’s planning permission, as suggested by the MTR, kindergartens/kindergarten-cum-child care centres, three primary schools and two secondary schools must be designed and constructed. The relevant design and facilities must comply with the Secretary for Education or The requirements of the Town Planning Board.
The Education Bureau also stated in a written reply that the bureau must consider factors such as the supply and demand of public school places in Sai Kung district, the impact of the completion of "Lohas Park" properties and the number of occupants on the demand for places, in order to estimate the future impact on places and related resources. need.
The bureau also pointed out that it has been closely monitoring the changes in the student population, maintaining communication with school sponsoring bodies, and discussing the development time and direction of school land with the MTR, and reviewing and launching relevant work in a timely manner.
The Education Bureau stated that it will continue to monitor the expected supply and demand of school places in Sai Kung, carefully consider various relevant factors, and plan school construction projects in a timely manner as needed.
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