The College

About The College

Wah Yan College, Hong Kong is a grant-in-aid secondary school in Hong Kong founded in 1919. It is a Roman Catholic secondary school for boys run by the Society of Jesus. Subsidized by the Government of Hong Kong, WYCHK is a grammar school using English as the medium of instruction (except  Chinese and Chinese History). There are around 60 teachers and 800 students.

The campus covers an area of over 220,000 sq. ft., in the middle of a lavish green environment with plenty of wildlife around. It is made up of a 3-storey spacious classroom wing, a laboratory wing together with teaching facilities beyond Y2K standards at the Gordon Wu Hall and the Francis H.B. Wong Building. We are also proud to have a beautiful chapel at the centre of the campus and the newly finished school complex (Wu Jia Yieh Yee Building) with a roof top garden next to 3 multiple-purpose classrooms at the top floor, an indoor basketball court/ two badminton courts, a very spacious stage inside a new school hall that can seat nearly 1,000.  Other facilities include outdoor basketball and football playgrounds and a covered playground, a gymnasium, a library, two computer rooms, a creativity laboratory, a computer-assisted learning room, four science laboratories, a multimedia learning centre, Star Studio Production Centre, a music floor, a visual arts centre, an Integrated Humanities Centre, a prayer room, 6 interactive learning rooms, a student activity centre and a canteen.





Vision Statement of Jesuit Education in the Chinese Province

We offer a holistic, liberating and transforming Catholic education within a learning community for students and staff to become progressively competent, committed, compassionate, spiritual, and ethically discerning persons with a universal heart contributing to the welfare and happiness of all, in particular the poor and the neglected.






School Mission

In accordance with our Catholic belief in God's love and Chinese culture, we aim:

  1. to be empathic role models for our students to grow into responsible and compassionate community members,
  2. to inspire students to strive for excellence, and
  3. to nurture caring leaders who are competent spiritually, morally and intellectually.