Po Leung Kuk No.1 W.H. Cheung College is an aided secondary school established in 1971. The school adopts English as the teaching medium in all classes and for all subjects. It prepares students to sit for the HKCEE and HKALE.
The school aims at providing an all-round education. On the one hand, it attaches much importance to the academic training of students. Its students have always excelled in scholastic achievement in both public examinations - the passing rate of which has always been around 100%. The majority pass in the examinations with distinctions and credits. Every year, nearly all its Form Seven graduates are admitted to the universities in Hong Kong. Many graduates of the school have also attained remarkable success in their careers.
On the other hand, the school stresses the inculcation of moral virtues and the development of personality. The school attempts to give the students a broad and balanced education in addition to basic training in academic work and technical skills. A multiplicity of extra-curricular activities is provided to cater for a wide variety of tastes and interests and to help students to develop their potentials and talents, team-spirit, leadership, initiative and self-reliance. It seeks to strike a balance between academic and extra-curricular activities by providing a multiplicity of wholesome activities. All in all, the school has always been renowned as one guiding its students in pursuit of personal and academic excellence.