Cross-border secondary school students resumed returning to Hong Kong to attend classes starting today. Qiu Zhiliang, the principal of Yuen Long Chamber of Commerce Secondary School, said that only two cross-border students returned to school today (8th), and other cross-border students had already returned to Hong Kong to attend classes by receiving customs clearance quotas. Many students reported that the transition was smooth.
He also mentioned that there are some students in the school who were originally in Form 4, but after attending classes in the Mainland, they felt that their progress was not satisfactory and worried that they would not be able to keep up with the progress, so they voluntarily downgraded to Form 2 after returning to Hong Kong.
▼On February 6, cross-border primary and secondary school students returned to Hong Kong to attend classes in the first place▼
Qiu Zhiliang, principal of Yuen Long Chamber of Commerce Secondary School, said that among the cross-border students in the school, there are 37 in junior high school and 18 in high school. students.
He mentioned that students may still have problems returning to school in the early days. For example, some students did not have school uniforms, and the traffic arrangements did not keep up with the flow of people passing through the border and caused them to be late.
He pointed out that after the comprehensive customs clearance, the early traffic situation has improved. In addition, special counters have been set up at the border to deal with cross-border students. Many students have reported that the process of going to school is smooth.
Qiu Zhiliang said that among the cross-border students in the school, there are 37 students in junior high school and 18 students in high school. In fact, most of them have received their own quota to go back to school earlier, and there are actually only two students who returned to school today.
He also said that the school arranges peer counselors to provide assistance to cross-border students.
He also pointed out that there are students in the school who have not returned to school for three years, and all of them are taking classes in the Mainland. They should have read Form 4 at present, but because they were studying in the Mainland before, they thought their progress was not satisfactory and worried that they would not be able to keep up with the progress, so they returned to Hong Kong to choose Downgraded to Secondary 2, about 10 mainland students decided not to return to Hong Kong to attend classes.
Huang Jinghong, chairman of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Cross-Border Students Parents Association, said that the whole customs clearance process for cross-border students is generally smooth, but it is difficult for younger students to fill in the electronic declaration form, so they met with Shenzhen Bay Customs earlier and proposed to cancel or simplify the process.
In addition, she also mentioned that cross-border school bus companies may not be able to recruit enough manpower to provide services in the first place.
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