• Flower Pots Decoration Workshop

    The DOGA Art Club hosted a morning and an afternoon flower pot decoration workshop on Jun 24. We were amazed by the creativity everyone demonstrated in decorating a set of large and small terracotta pots
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  • Macaron Baking Workshop (8 July, 2017)

    The macaron baking workshop was held on 8th July at The Mixing Bowl. It was a cozy fun-filled afternoon with 17 participants including some mothers and daughters behind the baking counter. They had a great
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  • Netball Festival 2017

    On September 16th, the DOGA Netball Team participated in the Celebrations of the 20th Anniversary Establishment of the HKSAR - Netball Festival 2017 organised by the Hong Kong Netball Association. Despite the strong sun and a
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  • Membership Sub-Committee Interest Group Networking Events

    DOGA Legal Group held its inaugural networking event on 24th June. It was an occasion where alumnae working in different legal professions from the class of 1981 to 2016 had the unique opportunity to get
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  • Mother’s and Father’s Day Calligraphy Workshop

    On 13th May, the DOGA Art Club hosted Mother’s and Father’s Day calligraphy workshops featuring Kaye Shu from K’s Calligraphy 舒法. The two sessions attracted 62 alumnae and their families to attend. The morning session
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News Updates

  • 1 DOGA Art Club: Urban Sketching on 3 March
  • 2 Chinese Bakery on 10 March
  • 3 Congratulations to Mrs Stella Lau JP
  • 4 Events Calendar
  • Urban Sketching is an act of drawing while on location to document the world around you. The Urban Sketching community has skyrocketed in popularity in the past 10 years with sketchcrawls happening all over the world.

    The Art club will be organizing the very first sketchcrawl in our familiar 1 Jordan Road campus. Please come and join the fun and take this opportunity to capture the school campus with your own sketches.

    For details please refer to the link below:

    Date: 3 March 2018 (Saturday)
    Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm
    Cost: HK$50 for DOGA member or each of her immediate family
    HK$80 for non-DOGA member or each of her immediate family member
    Venue: DOGA room

    Registration will start at 9:00am on 11 February 2018 (Sunday)
    . DOGA membership number is required to qualify for the member price. Priority will be given to members. Spaces are limited and first come first serve, maximum of 30 participants only, so remember to sign up. See you there!

    Kindly follow below link to register: https://goo.gl/forms/Xl51kKkozZBB6bUN2

    Some reminders for the event:
    1. Each person can register for

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  • Welcome to the Year of the Dog! Are you still indulging in the mood of Chinese New Year with various kinds of traditional food? Want to try baking your own "Lo Por cake 老婆餅" and egg tart to cheer your family?

    The Social Committee has kindly arranged a baking workshop with a veteran Chinese Bakery Kee Wah in Hong Kong on March 10th. Two different workshops have been arranged for your choice. You could choose to bring your kid to join for the egg tart session in the afternoon.

    Date: 10 March 2018 (Saturday)

    Workshop A: 10:00am - 12:30 pm; baking of Lo Por cake (for adult only);

    Workshop B: 3:30pm - 6:00pm; baking of egg tart (for adult / adult with a child under 12)

    Place: Kee Wah Studio Workshop, 2/F, 188 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, HK

    Cost: Workshop A: HK$300; Workshop B: HK$300 or HK$380 (with a child under 12)

    Language: Cantonese

    For registration of the workshop, please download the form and read the details from

    As seats are limted, please act now to secure your registration. See you

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  • DOGA would like to extend our warmest congratulations to our alumna and DGS headmistress, Mrs Stella Lau JP, on her award of the Silver Bauhinia Star (SBS) from the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region. The Silver Bauhinia Star is awarded to persons who have taken a leading part in public affairs and/or voluntary work over a long period of time. Mrs Lau is awarded the SBS for her distinguished public service, and in particular, her valuable contribution towards the promotion of interests and well-being of women in Hong Kong.

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  • Upcoming Events

    March 3 DOGA Art Club: Urban Sketching
    March 5 Introduction of DOGA to S6 graduates
    March 10 Chinese Bakery
    March 24 Class Rep & New Members Tea Gathering
    March DOGA Netball League
    April 21 Support of DGS Career Fair
    April Inter-school Alumnae Badminton Competition
    May 5 Art Club Mother's & Father's Day Event
    May DOGA Netball Team in Festival of Sports
    Community Chest Dumplings-Making Workshop
    Social Sub-committee event
    June 16 Dr. Symons Scholarship Selection
    June DOGA AGM
    Finance Group drinks
    Visit to S6 Graduation Dinner
    July 5 Art Club Summer Event
    July Support of S5 Job Shadowing Programme
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A Chronological History of Headmistresses at Diocesan Girls' School
1893-1899 Miss Susan Baxter
  Miss Baxter was the first Headmistress of the school. She first arrived here as a missionary with the Female Education Society in 1860. The number of children in the Diocesan Native Female Training School was 30 in 1863.
1899-1921 Miss Elizabeth Skipton
1921-1925 Miss Ferguson
  Miss Ferguson gave the school its motto "Daily Giving Service".
1925-1939 Miss H.D. Sawyer
  Miss Sawyer became Headmistress in 1925 on Miss Ferguson's death. The number of pupils was 222.
1939-1946 Miss E.M. Gibbins
  Miss Gibbins made the study of Chinese compulsory for all but European girls. Miss Gibbins also successfully prevented looting of the school during wartime. The war ended in 1945 and the school was re-opened on October 1st.
1946-1953 Miss A.W. Hurrell
  Though faced with such difficulties as the destruction of the school building, the absence of books and a library, Miss Hurrell was able to continue with the expansion of the existing school buildings, first with the conversion of a large dormitory from the old playshed.
1953-1985 Dr C J Symons
  In March, 1953, Dr. Symons returned as Headmistress having served twice before as Acting Headmistress. The school then numbered 644 from Kindergarten to the Upper Six. Dr. Symons had served the school for 32 years before retiring and returning to England.
1985-1999 Mrs Elim Lau
  Mrs. Elim Lau, an Old Girl of the School, took over as Headmistress from Dr. Symons in 1985.  During her term as Headmistress, she oversaw the completion of the new Building Extension Phase I in 1993 and Phase II in 1996, which allowed the Junior School to expand from 12 to 18 classes with an improved teacher-pupil ratio, and further equipped the Junior School with a new library and various special rooms for effective teaching and learning.  She retired in July 1999, having served the School for 14 years.
1999 to date Mrs Stella Lau
  Mrs. Stella Lau is also an Old Girl of the School.  She took over from Mrs. Elim Lau in September 1999.

A Chronological History of Headmistresses at Diocesan Girls' Junior School
1975-1978 Mrs. Rachel C.A. Benton
  Prior to 1975, the Headmistress of the Senior School also acted as the Headmistress of the Junior School.  With the rebuilding of the Junior School completed in September 1975, Mrs. Rachel C.A. Benton was appointed Headmistress of the Junior School, with Dr. C.J. Symons, then Headmistress of the Senior School, remaining as Supervisor of the Junior School.  Mrs. Benton served as Headmistress of DGJS from September 1975 through August 1978.
1978-1989 Mrs Daphne Blomfield
  Mrs. Blomfield took over from Mrs. Benton in September 1978 and she remained Headmistress of DGJS until her retirement in August 1989.
1989-1999 Mrs Rebecca Yip
  Mrs. Rebecca Yip, an Old Girl of the School, succeeded Mrs. Blomfield as Headmistress of DGJS in September 1989.  She served as Headmistress for 10 years until her retirement on 11th April 1999. During her term as Headmistress, she, together with Mrs. Elim Lau, oversaw the completion of the new Building Extension Phase I in 1993 and Phase II in 1996, which allowed the Junior School to expand from 12 to 18 classes with an improved teacher-pupil ratio, and further equipped the Junior School with a new library and various special rooms for effective teaching and learning.
1999 to 2016 Mrs Emily Dai
  Mrs. Emily Dai took over from Mrs. Rebecca Yip as Headmistress of DGJS on 12th April 1999. She is also an Old Girl of the School. During her time as Headmistress, she oversaw the redevelopment of the Junior School which was completed in 2011. Mrs. Dai had served the school for 18 years before retiring in December 2016.
2017 to date Mrs Annie Lee
  Mrs. Annie Lee succeeded Mrs. Emily Dai as Headmistress of DGJS in January 2017. Prior to this new position, she had served DGS for close to 20 years and was Deputy Headmistress of the Senior School.


  • MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES: Life Member: Anyone who has completed at least one academic year at DGS/DGJS and has attained the age Read More
  • The Dr. C. J. SYMONS SCHOLARSHIP was established in 1985 by the Diocesan Old Girls’ Association in honour of Dr. Read More
  • We are very pleased that the School has now moved back to a brand new campus in 1Jordan Road with Read More
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