Motto, Mission & Goals

School Motto

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom


The School is managed by the St. Paul’s College Council, a body incorporated by a special Hong Kong Government Ordinance. The mission of the School as stated in the ordinance is: the offering to Hong Kong youths of a modern, liberal education founded upon Christian principles, Protestant and Evangelical, as professed by the Sheng Kung Hui.


The education goals of the school, in accordance with its mission, may be described as:

  • To cultivate a healthy attitude to life and the world and to expose students to the Christian message.
  • To inculcate civic awareness in students and to develop them into responsible and useful citizens of community with respect for intellectual property, human rights, freedom and justice.
  • To enable students to develop their intellectual potential fully, to think logically and creatively, to study and solve problems independently, and to communicate effectively in English and Chinese.
  • To develop students' skills and abilities in Information Technology and to arouse the interest in life-long learning.
  • To develop students' physical fitness and musical proficiency and to encourage enjoyment in sports and music.
  • To encourage the appreciation of the arts and development of artistic talents and skills.
  • To promote respect for the views and opinions of others, harmonious relationships in school, the family and the community, and participation in community affairs.
  • To develop in students the ability to cope with adverse situations and emotional problems appropriately.