Aims & Objectives
Discover where the students stand in the contemporary world through understanding the origins and development of modern events;
Develop the skills of critical thinking, making sound judgments and effective communication through exploring historical issues;
Approach past and current events in an impartial and empathetic manner, using a variety of perspectives;
Understand the characteristics and values of students' own culture, and appreciate the shared humanity and common problems of people around the world;
Cultivate both national consciousness and the consciousness of being citizens of the global community to become rational and sensible members of the local community, the nation and the world; and
Be prepared to explore in greater depth an issue of personal interest, or one that may be of relevance to students' future careers and professional studies.
Curriculum (Junior Form)
Ancient and Medieval Times
Transition to Modern Times
The Twentieth Century
Curriculum (Senior Form)
Modernisation and Transformation in Twentieth-Century Asia
1. Modernisation and transformation of Hong Kong
2. Modernisation and transformation of China
3. Modernisation and transformation of Japan and Southeast Asia
Conflicts and Cooperation in the Twentieth-Century World
4. Major conflicts and the quest for peace
5. The quest for cooperation and prosperity
Fertile Crescent Exhibition
Students acquire further understanding of the four centres of early civilization through the display of photos.
Kowloon City District Heritage Walk
Students truly experience the local history of Hong Kong by exploring it on foot. The three-hour walk takes them into Kowloon City where historic buildings share space with modern buildings.
F.2 History Project and Exhibition
Students learnt about the role played by Christianity in the 19th century in social and educational aspects by visiting schools and churches in Hong Kong. Highlights included visits to St. Stephen’s Girls College, St. Mary’s Church and St. John’s Cathedral. An exhibition was held in July to display their study effort.