Important Events in 1960's

1961

The school was founded as "The Tung Wah Hospital No. 1 College'. Douglas James Smyth Crozier, Secretary for Education, laid the cornerstone of the school.

1962

The construction of the campus was completed. Mr. Richard Charles Lee, member of the Legislative and Executive Councils, officiated the opening ceremony on 26th March. The school campus was in use after September. Mr T Y Tse became the Principal.

1963

The Prefect Team was formed.

1965

The first group of F.5 students graduated.

1967

Ms. M M Ng became the Principal.

1968

The Boy Scouts was established.

1969

The school offered Higher Level classes.

Important Events in 1970's

1971

Mr. Wong Fut Nam, father of the Sun Hoi Chairperson of TWGHs Wong King Hang, donated $500,000 to the school. The school was then re-named "Wong Fut Nam College" to commemorate his generous contribution.

1972

Mr. W C Yau became the Principal.

1976

The school published the first issue of school newspaper, Compass.

1977

Mrs. Grace K. M. Hui-Wong became the Principal.

1978

The school offered an English-medium sixth-form arts class.

1979

The Symphonic Band was established.

Important Events in 1980's

1982

The Four Houses were established to organize extra-curricular activities.

1983

The school offered an English-medium sixth-form science class.

1988

Air conditioners were installed in all classrooms and special rooms.

Important Events in 1990's

1990

Mr. Wong Kin Hang, JP, Sun Hoi Chairperson of TWGHs donated $1.5 million to build the new wing of our school.

1991

The Student Union was established.

1992

The new wing opened.

1993

The Alumni Association was established. The Symphonic Band won the overall championship in Hong Kong Symphonic Youth Festival.

1995

Mr. Wong Kin Hang and the TWGHs Board of Directors of year 1994 both donated $250,000 to set up a language laboratory. Mrs Grace K. M. Hui Wong retired; Mr. Hon Hau Sut became the next Principal.

1996

The public address system was installed in the campus. The "New School Management Measures" were implemented starting from September. Life Education was offered as a subject in the junior forms.

1997

Overhead projectors and screens were installed in all classrooms and special rooms. The Parent-Teacher Association was established. The first Teacher-Student Consultation Forum was held.

1998

The school published the first issue of its newsletter, South Garden. The school was allowed to continue using English as the medium of instruction.

1999

The Consultation Committee was established.

Important Events in 2000's

2000

The Intranet was set up. The "One Art and Sport for All Scheme" was put into trial.

2001

Mr. C M Yim became the Principal.

2002

The covered playground in the new wing as converted into two student activity rooms. The "Morning Reading Scheme" started.

2003

Part of the school hall close to Kun Chee Hall was converted into a printing room, a conference room and a classroom for remedial classes. Air conditioners were installed in the hall.

2006

The Incorporated Management Committee was established.

2008

Mr. Leung Chi Kin Michael became the Principal.

2009

To facilitate the implementation of the new secondary school curriculum, Liberal Studies was added to the curriculum starting from 2009. In the area of "Other Learning Experiences", different courses and exchange activities were organized to broaden the students' horizons.

Important Events in 2010's

2011

The school celebrated its 50th anniversary.

2013

The funding of the re-development project was approved by the Finance Committee of the Legislative Council in March. The school campus was temporarily moved to Tai Wai as the re-development work began at the original site.

2016

The school redevelopment project was completed in early 2016 and the new campus was opened for use in April of the same year.