Curriculum Aims:

The broad aims of the Chemistry Curriculum are to enable students to:

  • develop interest and maintain a sense of wonder and curiosity about chemistry;
  • construct and apply knowledge of chemistry, and appreciate the relationship between chemistry and other disciplines;
  • appreciate and understand the evolutionary nature of science;
  • develop skills for making scientific inquiries;
  • develop the ability to think scientifically, critically and creatively, and solve problems individually and collaboratively in chemistry-related contexts;
  • discuss science-related issues using the language of chemistry;
  • make informed decisions and judgements on chemistry-related issues;
  • develop open-mindedness, objectivity and pro-activeness;
  • show appropriate awareness of working safely;
  • understand and evaluate the social, ethical, economic, environmental and technological implications of chemistry, and develop an attitude of responsible citizenship.
Subject Description:

Chemistry, like other science electives, will provide a platform for developing scientific literacy and for building essential scientific knowledge and skills for lifelong learning in science and technology.Through the learning of chemistry, it is possible to acquire relevant conceptual and procedural knowledge. A study of chemistry also helps to develop understanding and appreciation of developments in engineering, medicine and other related scientific and technological fields.

The curriculum attempts to make the study of chemistry exciting and relevant. It is suggested that the learning of chemistry be situated in real-life contexts. Students are expected to be able to apply their knowledge of chemistry, to appreciate the relationship between chemistry and other disciplines, to be aware of the science-technology-society-environment connections

Subject in Forms:

We offer Chemistry in Form 3. It is a compulsory subject.

We offer Chemistry in Form 4 to Form 6. It is one of the elective subjects in The Hong Kong Diploma Secondary Education Examination.

Subject Teachers:

Ms. Ho Ping Man 
Mr. Shum Chung Kit