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Aims

To provide every pupil with an opportunity to develop an ever-improving capability to use English

  • to think and communicate,
  • to acquire, develop and apply knowledge,
  • to respond and give expression to experience,
  • and within these contexts, to develop and apply an ever-increasing understanding of how language is organized,
    used and learned.
Objectives

1. Promote teachers’ professional development and advocate a sharing-based learning culture to raise
    learning and teaching effectiveness.

 

2. To integrate the school curriculum in order to raise the effectiveness of teaching and learning.

 

3. To inspire pupils’ learning incentives through an enjoyable learning atmosphere and a language-rich environment.

 

4. To improve pupils’ writing, listening and speaking skills.

 

5. To enhance and develop pupils’ generic skills, especially in creativity, collaboration skills, critical thinking skills,
    self-management skills and problem-solving skills.

 

6. To integrate the assessment policy and raise the effectiveness of the assessments for learners.

Focus of this academic year

1. To deliver whole-person education by constructing a positive and caring school environment.

 

2. To fully utilize various resources to enhance school-based information technology infrastructure in order to
    enhance the school-based STEAM curriculum so as to nurture pupils to be well-organized, creative and
    generous makers with good abilities of integrating and applying knowledge and skills. 

 

3. To interrelate with the school objective, promote reading culture by creating a joyful reading campus so as
    to enhance the effectiveness of pupils’ self-directed learning.

School based curriculum

1. Read Write Inc. Phonics Program (P.1-6)

i) Teachers teach RWI Speed Sounds Set 1 in P.1.

Ii) Teachers apply the phonics skills in daily teaching in P.1-6.

 

2. School-based E-curriculum (P.1-6)

i) For P.1, teachers use e-book (Oxford i-solution), the e-platform (ClassFlow) and Augmented Reality (AR) in teaching.

ii) For P.2-6, teachers use e-book (Oxford i-solution), electronic learning sheets (ELS), the platform (ClassFlow /
    Edmodo), Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in teaching. 

iii) Teachers design E-curriculum according to the KLA. 

 

3. School-based Reading Program 

i) To nurture pupils’ interests and abilities for English reading, a school-based English reading scheme funded by
   (Primary English Enhancement Grant Scheme (PEEGS) is being conducted in P.1, 2, 4 and 5.

ii) For each term, at least 12 e-readers are taught in the lessons by using the e-platform, Fun and Friends.
    More than 50 e-readers would be assigned as pupils’ home readers. 

iii) Reading strategies / exam skills are taught during the process of reading.

iv) Big Book Shared Reading Programme and Guided Reading Programme have been  implemented in P.1-2.
     A large variety of authentic texts and activities have been used to stimulate students’ interest in learning English. 

 

4. School-based Writing Program 

i) To further boost students’ writing interests and abilities by:

    - teaching students to draw mind maps during the process of thinking;

    - recycling the writing theme “Me” with add-on new topics;

    - organizing interesting and meaningful pre-writing activities.

ii) Process Writing Approach in P.1 to P.6 GE programme is adopted.

Characteristic of the present programmes

(a) Lauguage-rich environment

    - A variety of activities are held in the English Corner by the NET every day.

    - English Ambassador conduct games and activities in English at school. 

    - Morning Story-telling Corner is held by the NET.

 

(b) Reading culture

    - Home Reading Scheme is implemented in P.1-6.

    - For each class, around 30 readers (including stories about life education and non-fiction books about STEAM)
      are put in the classroom for pupils to read during the Joyful Reading Session on Wednesdays.

 

(c) Pull –out Programme

    - Around 16 lessons are conducted in P.5 ‘Shakespeare Class’ so as to arouse pupils’ interests on studying English
      literature.

    - Elite Writing Class and Cambridge YLE Class are arranged for more competent students.

(d) Catering for learner diversity

    - Self-designed worksheets with different levels of tasks are given for pupils of different learning abilities.

    - Tutorials are arranged once a week after school for the less competent learners.

 

(e) English activities

    - Organize various kinds of English activities such as English Folk Song Competition, English Drama Competition,
      excursion to Sai Kung and Stanley (P.5) and English Fun Day.

English Drama
Sai Kung and Stanley Excursion
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