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. Chan NY

Teacher

Ms. Jar WY

Curriculum (Junior Form)

Form 1
History in Ancient Times
  • Early civilization 
  • Ancient Greco-Roman civilization 
  • Rural life of Hong Kong 
 
Form 2
Transition to Modern Times
  • Renaissance 
  • The American Revolution 
  • The French Revolution 
  • Growth and development of Hong Kong up to the early 20th century 
 
Form 3
History in the Twentieth century 
  • History in the Twentieth century 
  • International conflicts and threats to word peace in the 20th century 
  • The First World War 
  • The Second World War
  • The Cold War 
  • Japanese occupation of Hong Kong during the Second World War 

Curriculum (Senior Form)

Form 4
Modernization and Transformation of Hong Kong 
  • Political and institutional changes in Hong Kong from early 20th century up to 1997
  • Development of Hong Kong as an international city 
 
The Two World Wars and the Peace Settlement 
  • Outbreak of the First World War 
  • Causes of the Second World War 
  • Settlements on post-war international order
  • Historical significance of the two World Wars 
 
Form 5
Major Conflicts After the Second World War and Attempts to Make Peace
  • Superpower rivalries and détente
  • Other major conflicts and attempts at making peace
 
Modernization and Transformation of China 
  • Early attempts at Modernization – Reforms and Revolutions 
  • Socialist Modernization in the Maoist Period and Post-Mao Period
 
Modernization and Transformation of Japan
  • Modernization of Japan in the early 20th century 
  • Reconstruction and growth after WWII
 
Form 6
  • Revision and Preparation for the HKDSE 
  • Drilling of Past Paper Questions
  • Reinforcement of Exam Strategies

Activities

Fertile Crescent Exhibition


Students acquire further understanding of the centres of early civilization through an exhibition in the School Hall.

Historical Heritage Tour of Kowloon City


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.

A Talk about the Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong


Through interaction with the guest speaker from the History Society of Hong Kong, students have a deeper understanding of the causes, course and consequences of the Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong.

Outings of Learning History of Christianity in Hong Kong


Through visiting the historical buildings of St. Stephen’s Girls’ College, St. John’s Cathedral and St. Mary’s Church, students were impressed with the architectural styles, and the work of the Anglican Church on the development of Hong Kong history.

Post-outing Sharing


Students share their learning outcomes of their visits to Stephen’s Girls’ College, St. John’s Cathedral and St. Mary’s Church by video sharing, board exhibition and interactive games with their schoolmates during the post-exam period.

影像歷史:香港歷史文化遊 路線設計比賽


影像歷史:香港歷史文化遊 路線設計比賽
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