Introduction

Aims & Objectives:

•    To enable students to understand the Earth they inhabit, to recognize and interpret, from a spatial perspective, the arrangement of phenomena and features on Earth, the processes at work, the interactions that occur, the changes that result, and the issues and management responses that arise
•    To enable students to develop their general intellectual capacity and generic skills needed for lifelong learning through geographical enquiry, and the ability to apply these in life situations
•    To understand and recognize the arrangement of phenomena and features on Earth as well as the inter-relationship between them and interaction among people, places and environments from spatial and ecological perspectives.
(Adapted from EDB Curriculum & Assessment Guide S4-6)

Curriculum:

Junior S3

•    Living with natural hazards
•    Changing climate, changing environment

Senior Form S4-S6

Core:

•    Opportunities and risks – Is it rational to live in hazard-prone areas?
•    Managing river and coastal environments: A continuing challenge
•    Changing industrial location – How and why does it change over space and time?
•    Building a sustainable city – Are environmental conservation and urban development mutually exclusive?
•    Combating famine – Is technology a panacea for food shortages?
•    Disappearing green canopy – Who should pay for the massive deforestation in rainforest regions?
•    Global warming – Are humans responsible?

Elective Part:

•    Dynamic Earth—The building of Hong Kong
•    A regional study of the Zhujiang Delta—From agricultural region to world factory
Fieldwork  + Spatial data enquiry

Expectation for Geography students:

•    Students have interested in geography and develop the mind set of appreciation of the environment, treasure the environment and people, moreover they have sustainable concept.
•    Students acquire the knowledge of physical and human geography, know the formation of different landforms and relationship between environment and human being. Students know how to apply the geography concepts and solutions into the daily issues to explain and assess the impact of it.
•    Students are nature lovers and with a passion to make the Earth a better living space and willing to explore surrounding environment.

Highlights of Academic Activities:

Field trips and study tours are the highlight of Geography curriculum. Learning outside the classroom which can arouse students’ interests and broaden their horizons.

Field trips in the past few years:

1.    Cheung Chau, Organized by Caritas Chan Chun Ha Field Studies Centre
2.    Ma Shi Chau, Hong Kong Global Geopark of China
3.    Sharp Island, Sai Kung
4.    Kwun Tong, Urban landuse

Study tours in the past few years:

1.    Sabah Eco-tour
2.    Three-Gorges study tour
3.    Singapore study tour
4.    Zhang Jia Jie study tour (張家界)

Teaching staff:

Ms TSUI Chiu Mui (TCM), Vice-principal 
Ms TSOI Hiu Laam (THL)

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