Features of our English curriculum: “SMART” Learning
Speaking English fluently
Boosting students’ confidence in using English to communicate fluently in a wide variety of contexts is one of the major goals of our school-based curriculum.
The curriculum is diversified with many authentic activities to challenge the students’ language and generic skills. Our students are encouraged to conduct self-directed learning, take part in debates, perform in English dramas as well as learn how to be English Ambassadors to develop their fellow students’ English skills.
English speaking lessons are conducted regularly with the NET teacher
Mastering English easily
Providing an authentic, meaningful and supportive learning environment for students to learn English in order to motivate them to use English for communicative purposes.
Students applying the language items learnt in “Visiting the Clinic” role play
Acquiring the language effectively
Applying a wide range of teaching strategies, such as e-learning, self-directed learning, co-operative learning and developing different generic skills to help students acquire the language in a progressive manner.
Our school-based extensive e-reading platform to encourage reading for pleasure
Interactive e-learning platform to consolidate students’ learning
Co-operative learning strategies are used to cater for learners’ diversity
Releasing potential unexpectedly
Organizing different kinds of activities both at school and outside of the school to provide an English rich learning environment for students to use the language and consequently stretching their potential.
English Day (Every Friday)
English Day Camp
Project learning: Interviewing Native English Speakers
Creative Writing Workshop
English drama and reader’s theatre
English storytelling competitions
Choral speaking competition
Reading Fun Fun Fun
Teaching students professionally
Striving for academic excellence, a team of professional teachers engaged in a wide variety of continuous professional development programmes to further enhance their professionalism.
Professional development programme provided by the Language Support Unit, EDB
A meeting with the consultant hired by the PEEGS scheme on strategic planning when creating an English-rich environment at school
A professional development workshop on self-directed learning conducted by an Advisory Teacher from the EDB’s NET section
Our English panel chairperson conducting a professional development workshop for teachers in the Shantou district of China
Our NET teacher conducting a professional development workshop to teachers throughout Asia at the 16th Asia TEFL international conference held at the University of Macau