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.

Department Members

Department Head

Ms. Jar WY

Teacher

Ms. Chan NY

Curriculum (Junior Form)

Form 1
Ancient and Medieval Times
Form 2
Transition to Modern Times
Form 3
The Twentieth Century

Curriculum (Senior Form)

Theme A
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
 
Theme B
Conflicts and Cooperation in the Twentieth-Century World
4.  Major conflicts and the quest for peace
5.  The quest for cooperation and prosperity

Activities

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.