This level concerns the provision of pull-out programmes to develop gifted learners’ generic skills and abilities in specific domains such as Mathematics, Science and Humanities. Students with high ability can receive systematic training in a specific area so that their potential can be developed into flourishing talents.
The Chinese Language, English Language, Mathematics and Science Education KLAs offer enhancement classes for S1 to S3 students with high academic performance. The enrichment class is held regularly within the school timetable in smaller class size (about 10-20 students). It provides enrichment and extension to the curriculum and learning opportunities with peers with similar ability and interest. Students are chosen based on their academic performance and interests.
Learning focus of the enrichment classes are as follows:
Translation – advanced sentence structure and vocabulary
English Drama – various drama elements such as scriptwriting and dramatisation
Debating – debating skills and critical thinking
Literature – reading skills and the ability to appreciate literature
|Mathematics||Enrichment and extension of curriculum, challenging questions and mathematical thinking skills|
|Science||Scientific Inquiry, STEM activity and Design Thinking Programme|
The Elite Programme coordination Committee has also co-operated with departments of different KLAs to organize school-based pull-out programmes for the gifted or students with outstanding academic performance. These courses are mostly designed and monitored by teachers and taught by experienced hired tutors. Students with relevant strengths and interests are invited to join the courses, which are free of charge.
Some academic courses offered in recent years are as follows:
|Title of Programme||Objectives|
|Mock Trial||To increase students’ understanding of the criminal justice system and to enhance the logical thinking skills and boosts the self-confidence of our students.|
|Business Proposal Writing and Presentation Training Workshop||To enhance students’ case analytical skills, presentation and business writing skills|
|Consumer Culture Study Award Team||To stimulate creativity and interest on issues including consumer responsibility and to train students’ concepts and skills in conducting and presenting consumer culture studies|
|English Debating Course||To enhance students’ English debating skills and public speaking skills|
|English Writing Vourse||To equip students with more advanced writing skills, which include topic analysis, paragraphing, polishing sentence patterns, better vocabulary choice, etc.|
|ICT Programming Course||To prepare students for computing contest on advanced topics, such as data structures and algorithms|
|Hong Kong Physics Olympiad training class||To provide enriched, extended and accelerated training for students with giftedness in Physics|
|Geography Olympiad Training Course||To consolidate students’ geographical concepts and to prepare students for Geography Olympiad|