Key Learning Areas

Key Learning Areas

Integrated Arts

Introduction

An enviroment is created for children to try different art forms, including Drama, Dance, Music and Visual Arts. Through different art activites, they can develop their love and interest for arts. Performance opportunities are also provided inside and outside school for their experience.

 

Aims

  • Provide opportunities for students to get a taste of different art forms and explore their interest without pressure.
  • Stimulate students' creativity and imagination, offer them with tools and skills to express themselves in various art form.
  • Develop students’ art appreciation ability, and to help them understand different cultures through arts.
  • Enhance students’ generic skills.

 

Curriculum

音樂

Music

 

Introduction

Games is a crucial part of children's life, and their music journey should take place in a children's orientated and children-led environment, guided by their teacher. In our classroom, teachers provide a rich musical environment for students to explore music, and stimulate their interest by questioning and feedback. Also, students will share and enjoy music with their peer. 

 

Aims
  • To arouse students’ interest and pleasure in music, and to teach them to appreciate the music they have learnt. 

  • To build up students’ confidence and self-assurance. To teach students to express their emotions through performance, creativity and self-evaluation. 

  • To foster students’ sense of culture, to show them how to appreciate different cultures through their music. 

Curriculum

This curriculum will provide various opportunities such as singing, moving, listening, playing musical instruments and enjoying verbally and visually expressed musical themes, as ways for students to explore sound. Traditional children songs, folk songs, classical songs and music from different cultures, styles and periods of time will also be used. 

視覺藝術

Visual Arts

 

Introduction

To give students’ delight, enjoyment and satisfaction through various visual artistic activities. 

 

Aims
  • To develop students’ creativity and critical thinking, to foster their sense of beauty and their care for cultures, and enhance their effective communication skills. 

  • To nurture their visual arts skills, knowledge and positive values and attitudes. 

  • To help students own visual arts as their life-long interest. 

  • To explore the integration of visual arts with dance, drama, music and multi-media technology.  

 

Curriculum

To explore students’ visual artistic intelligence by facilitating diverse activities.

  • Curriculum is designed to fulfill school’s requirement with Education Bureau’s Key Learning Area Curriculum Guide as blueprint. 

  • Challenging tasks will be accomplished in groups 

  • Different year levels will study different visual artistic elements and compositions, and develop their ability to appreciate visual artistic work. 

 

 

Latest Development
  • To provide students with a more thorough learning experience by collaborating with other subjects. 

  • To enhance the project “Humble abode” by applying STEM technology when working on the scale and texture of the model, try to solve social issues through creative thinking. 

  • To encourage peer evaluation by offering online platforms. 

  • By cross-curriculum reading, allow students to have a better understanding of famous artists and art genres.  

戲劇單元

Drama Module

 

Drama is a compulsory module for P1 to P6 students. Through a variety of interesting games and excises, students can systematically enter the wonderous world of drama. In Key Stage 1, students explore the possibilities of their body and voice to create and express by imagination. They also study elements Who, Where and What through improvisation. In Key Stage 2, students further practise the control of their body and examine ways of non-verbal communication. They also learn basic staging techniques in group works. Drama creativity and appreciation skills are also in focus to equip them for high school drama curriculum.

 

Latest Development

In co-operation with Chinese Department, drama elements will be brought into Chinese lessons. In P4, students are going to learn Chinese Idioms through drama, and in P5, students will study “The Romance of Three Kingdoms” through drama, which can help to arouse their interest in Chinese history.

舞蹈單元

Dance Module

 

Dance is a compulsory module for P1- P6 students. Our Curriculum is based on Laban Movement Analysis in Modern Educational Dance, designed according to its 5 major elements: Space, Body, Action, Time and Dynamic, and Relationship. Through interesting and alive activities, enhance students’ imagination and expression of thoughts and feelings, and strengthen their body co-ordination, flexibility and muscle quality. In Key Stage 1, students learn basic modern dance techniques. In Key Stage 2, students start to create their own dance piece and present their work at school. Also, they learn how to appreciate a dance piece and be a good audience.

 

Our dance curriculum is highly appreciated, as Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts send students to observe our dance lessons, and City Contemporary Dance Company seek professional advice from our dance teachers for their education development.

 

 

Latest Development

Chinese dance elements have been added into our dance curriculum to enhance students’ understanding of Chinese dance.