A textbook entitled Life, which draws on National Geographic content, has been adopted. Fascinated by the interesting themes in the textbook and the pedagogy of Collaborative Inquiry, students can actively engage in a wide variety of activities during English lessons. The collaboration between the three subjects English, science and mathematics enhances the development of cross-curricular activities and cross-discipline curriculum design. Thanks to the recent development in information technology, students build personalized vocabulary banks with an AI e-platform. Students’ advancement is magnificent.
Students choose e-books according to their interests and abilities so as to enhance their English reading and listening skills. Interclass and individual reading competitions are organised to create a rich English reading atmosphere. The school library has also purchased Kindle e-book readers bundled with popular e-books. Students can borrow the readers and enjoy the fun of reading at home. Activities and competitions are organized to widen students’ reading scope. English Reading Circles have been formed to promote English reading. These are successful measures to widen students’ horizons and arouse their interests in reading English books.
Science & Mathematics
Science and Mathematics are taught in English in junior forms. To help students improve their English and build a solid foundation, science and mathematics teachers collaborate closely with English teachers.
Learning Strategy Lessons
Learning Strategy Lessons have been introduced in S.1. Based on the content of different subjects, students are taught to adopt different learning strategies such as personal management, memorization skills, English vocabulary learning skills and mind maps to enhance their learning effectiveness.
The elements of STEM have been added to the curriculum of Computer Literacy in junior forms. AI robots, 3D printers and programming have been covered in the curriculum. Students’ collaboration skills and problem-solving skills have been enhanced and their potential and creativity have been developed.
Life & Society
A school-based curriculum of Life & Society was introduced in S.3. Issues like “one country, two systems”, Basic Law, human rights, rule of law, property rights, economic systems, financial management and international trade have been covered in the curriculum.
With rich activities, our Life Education subject guides students to explore the value of life, cultivate students’ sentiments of respecting differences, caring for others and the world, learn to respect and cherish life, and have awe of nature and not be enslaved by material things. Life education can enhance students’ ability to cope with the ever-changing society and challenges. They are encouraged to pursue and live a rich and beautiful life.
A school-based curriculum was introduced so that students can get to know the truth. The teenage sex education course entitled No Apologies provided by Religious Education Resource Centre has been adopted in junior forms to cultivate students to respect marriage and to cherish their lives.
Other Learning Experiences
Other Learning Experiences curriculum is introduced. To widen students’ horizons and develop their potential, they are given over 30 programmes to choose from.
The curriculum of Physical Education contains various elements and emphasis has been put on fitness training. In order to help students develop a habit of doing regular exercise and promote a healthy culture in our school, e-teaching elements have been added to the curriculum and extra-curricular sports activities have been organized for students.
Below is the document concerning our school’s Policy about Developing an Active and Healthy School Campus in Secondary Schools: