The English Department endeavour to enhance learners’ experience by providing a language-rich environment through:

  • providing greater opportunities for learners to use English for purposeful communication both inside and outside the classroom;
  • making use of learner-centred instruction to encourage learner independence;
  • making greater use of literary or imaginative texts to develop critical thinking and encourage free expression and creativity; and
  • promoting language development strategies, values and attitudes that are conducive to effective, independent and lifelong learning.
  • developing learners’ English proficiency and providing them with opportunities for personal and intellectual development 


Junior Secondary (S.1-S.3)

Increasing motivation in learning through:

  • a diversity of activities (e.g. excursion and language games)

Enhancing learning and teaching through:

  • the use of language arts (e.g. short stories and poems) to promote creativity

Fostering independent and lifelong learning through:

  • the provision of more opportunities for learners to extend their language learning experiences beyond the classroom by participating in activities which involve the use of community resources

Developing their school-based English Language curriculum which:

  • is in line with the English Language Education curriculum framework
  • suits the needs of learners and society
  • uses criterion-referencing principles in judging and describing learners' achievement
  • develop different modes of curriculum planning and ways of implementation
  • develop a balanced and coherent school-based English Language Education curriculu
  • m that caters for the diverse needs of learners and society
  • attain proficiency in designing quality learning, teaching and assessment materials and activities
  • formulate and implement a comprehensive and effective school-based assessment policy

Senior Secondary (S.4-S.6)

  • Building on the knowledge, skills and positive values and attitudes that learners have developed through the English Language curriculum for basic education (P1 – S3);
  • Promoting assessment for learning by building on the experience of School-based Assessment (SBA) and standards-referenced reporting, and facilitating the use of standards to inform learning and teaching and to enhance alignment between curriculum and assessment;
  • Achieving a balance between breadth and depth in language learning to facilitate articulation to further study/vocational training or entry into the workforce;
  • Achieving a balance between theoretical and applied learning by giving equal emphasis to both language learning and language use;
  • Providing a balanced and flexible curriculum to cater for learners’ diverse needs, interests and abilities;
  • Promoting independent and lifelong language learning through developing students’ learning how to learn skills, and encouraging learner-centred pedagogical approaches involving inquiry and problem-solving;
  • Providing a recommended progression plan to facilitate school-based curriculum planning and allow insights into the various aspects of learning that learners will be exposed to at various year levels.


Activities of English Department

F1. Eng Outing

Junior form Scratch Programme

Friday Speakup

F2 Eng Outing

F4 – F6 Rising Star Programme

English Ambassadors

F3 Eng Outing

Enhancement Courses

Different Awards ad Competition

Whole School English Week

Canada Exchange Tour

Daily Listening Scheme

English Corner

Saturday at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

English alliance-Speaking for All

Bookworm Reading Scheme

English WeCan (under Project WeCan)

Monthly Activities

Morning Sharing

Hong Kong Speech Festival

Movie Appreciation



Listening Books Spark! JS 1, JS 2, JS 3

Listening Books Spark! JS 1, JS 2, JS 3

Listening Books! F4, F5, F6

Listening Books! F4, F5, F6

Effective Exam Practice Mock Exam Papers for Papers 1 & 3

Mock Exam Papers for Papers 1 & 3

2223 Speech Festival

2223 Speech Festival

Useful websites