Presentation on theme: "1 RAIMONDI COLLEGE Seminar for S3 Parents “ Overview of the New Senior Secondary Curriculum and Choice of Electives ”"— Presentation transcript:
1 RAIMONDI COLLEGE Seminar for S3 Parents “ Overview of the New Senior Secondary Curriculum and Choice of Electives ”
2 Academic Structure 4 Core Subjects: a)Chinese Language b)English Language c)Mathematics d)Liberal Studies 3-4 Electives: a)13 Elective subjects b)Applied Learning courses Other Learning Experiences: a)Moral & Civic Education b)Community Service & Career-related Experiences c)Aesthetic & Physical Development
3 Choice of S4 Electives
4 Survey on S3 Students (Dec 2010) Popularity of Electives: 1. Physics 2. Chemistry 3. Economics 4. BAFS 5. Biology
5 S4 Curriculum in
6 Electives Studies 1 subject from Group subjects from Group 2 (1 subject from each sub-group 2a, 2b and 2c)
7 Prerequisites Physical Education Visual Arts Music
8 Extended Modules in Mathematics M1 (Calculus & Statistics) M2 (Algebra & Calculus) Special entrance requirements in some programmes offered by university M1 & M2: equal in weighting for university entrance requirement
9 Survey on S3 Students (Dec 2010) M1: 43 students M2: 62 students Not taking: 43 students
10 Applied Learning Offered in S5 and S6
11 Selection of Electives / Extended Modules in Mathematics Application Form: number of Electives taken: 3 or 4 6 prioritized Electives Extended Modules in Mathematics
12 Student Option Programme (SOP)
13 Allocation Criteria Student’s preference Electives : position in form (yearly result) Extended Modules in Mathematics : Final Exam Mathematics
14 Elective Selection Procedure DateEvent 16 May 2011Careers Seminars on NSS Elective Selection (for students) May 2011Mock Elective Selection 8 July 2011Distribution of Report Cards 11 July 2011Submission of Application Form for Electives and Extended Modules in Mathematics Mid July 2011Release of selection results Till 31 July 2011Application for change of Electives / Extended Modules in Mathematics Mid August 2011Release of appeal results
15 Parents’ Role in the S4 Electives Selection Exercise
16 Questions to Consider: 1.How do students make up their minds?
17 2. What are the characteristics of the fourth electives?
18 3.Are there any differences among the four classes?