School Curriculum Introduction


The learning goals which students are expected to achieve upon completion of primary education:


1. Know how to distinguish right from wrong, fulfil their duties as members in the family, society and the nation,
     and show acceptance and tolerance towards pluralistic values;
2. Understand their national identity and be concerned about society, the nation and the world, and to fulfil their
     role as a responsible citizen;
3. Develop an interest in reading extensively and cultivate a habit of reading;
4. Actively communicate with others in English and Chinese (including Putonghua);
5. Develop independent learning skills, especially self-management skills and collaboration skills;
6. Master the basics of the eight Key Learning Areas to prepare for studying in secondary schools; and
7. Lead a healthy lifestyle and develop an interest in aesthetic and physical activities and an ability to appreciate
     these activities.


Our school puts much effort in broadening students’ learning experience:


1) Develop a school-based curriculum and student-centred learning and teaching strategies


   – For English Language Curriculum, we implement Read Write Inc. (a phonics-based reading programme) and
      From Reading to Writing Programme in Key stage one; and Reading Programme: The World of Roald Dahl and
      Literature Programme: Shakespeare in Key stage two. These lessons aim to arouse students’ interests of
      learning and enhance their reading and writing skills.
   – For Chinese Language Curriculum, we have developed a school-based Chinese curriculum to support the
      learning of NCS students. Professional support services are introduced includes the provision of core and
      learning enrichment courses for CS students.
   – For Mathematics, a variety of classroom learning activities are designed largely based on investigating and
      topical pedagogical strategies
   – For General Studies, subjected-based elements are developed including learning and exploration of scientific
      knowledge, environmental conservation, value education, national education, and STEM education.
   – For Information Technology, we have developed a school-based curriculum with topics such as coding, VR,
      AR, and information literacy.
   – For Music, Visual Arts and Physical Education, we aim to expand and widen students’ learning experiences
      through developing different specialized courses.


2) Organize a wide range of life-wide learning activities to enrich students’ learning experience and promote
personal growth


   – Project Learning Weeks activities are organized to enables students construct knowledge, develop their
      generic skills, and establish positive values and attitudes.
   – Interchanging programmes with Mainland are organized to enhance students’ understanding and strengthen
      their senses of belongings and recognition to the motherland. And overseas Learning programmes are
      organized to promote experiential learning and expand students’ worldview.
   – School-based personal growth curriculum and education camp are arranged to prepare primary six student
      lifebeyond study.


3) Promote the habit of reading among students


   – Students’ reading interest and ability are cultivated through reading time, extended reading activities and
     library lessons, etc. The school also arranges extended reading activities in different subjects such as the
     Proverb Stories project in Chinese and the Environment Protection project in General Studies.



4) Promote e-learning and independent learning


   – Our school has exploited different e-learning platforms to provide opportunities for peer interactions and
      timely feedback from teachers for effective learning. E-platform includes Edmodo, Kahoot, Nearpod, Quizizz,
      padlet etc.
   – School-based learning materials for TING pen users (primary one to five) are made to support students’
      revision of English, Chinese, Maths and General Studies at home.



5) Promote all-round Education to help developing multiple intelligences


   – Provide a variety of diversified extra-curricular activities including Royal Ballet Class, English Drama
      Classes, Fencing, Chinese Dance, French Class, Creative art class、Procreate digital drawing class、
      STEM class, School Safety Patrol Team and so on.



6) Cater for learner diversity and different learning needs


   – To promote students’ learning effectiveness, our school adopts wide variety of teaching and learning
       strategies in classroom including peer learning, group learning and buddy learning. Besides, we also
       provide enrichment classes, after-school homework classes for Primary 1 & 2, support classes for new
       immigrants and non-Chinese speaking students, art classes or sports training classes to cater for students’
       learning differences and needs.



7) Better Teacher professional development


   – Teacher training programmes, sessions for co-planning of lessons, peer observation, subject-based
      discussion seminars and professional support from EDB are arranged for promoting teacher professional