1. To help students acquire the fundamental geographical knowledge and concepts.
  2. To help students develop specific geographical skills as well as general life skills.
  3. To provide sound geographical background knowledge, which is useful to them in society and help them further study.
  4. To equip students with an analytical mind to inquire the problems and issues in both local and global perspectives and to seek solutions.
  5. To help students learn how to acquire knowledge independently.
  6. To arouse and sustain students’ interest in studying Geography.
  7. To develop values and attitudes which promote cooperation and understanding among the peoples of the Earth and cultivate a sense of belonging to our society and nation.
  8. To develop awareness of the need for maintenance of a sustainable environment.
Curriculum Highlights
  1. Enable students to developing problem-solving skills and analytical minds by investigating up-to-date geographic issues.
  2. Reinforce student learning through conducting a wide variety of out-of classroom learning activities (e.g. Learning Beyond Classroom activities for Junior Forms, local and overseas fieldworks for Senior Forms).
  3. Integrate the learning of IT skills in the study of Geography by employing Geographic and Information System (GIS) and various elearning tools.
Curriculum Framework

Form 1 – 3 Geography
Core Modules

  1. Using Urban Space Wisely – Can we maintain a sustainable urban environment? 
  2. Living with Natural Hazards – Are we better equipped than the others?
  3. Food Problem – Can we feed ourselves?
  4. The Trouble of Water – Too much and too little
  5. Global Shift of Manufacturing Industry – Opportunities and threats
  6. Scramble for Energy

Elective Modules

  1. Tourists – Friends or foes?
  2. Changing Climate, Changing Environments
  3. Oceans in Trouble

Form 4 – 6 Geography

Compulsory Part (7 geographical issues)
Living with our Physical Environment

  1. Opportunities and Risks – Is it rational to live in hazard-prone areas?
  2. Managing Rivers and Coastal Environments: A continuing challenge

Facing Changes in the Human Environment

  1. Changing Industrial Location – How and why does it change over space and time?
  2. Building a Sustainable City – Are environmental conservation and urban development mutually exclusive?

Confronting Global Challenges

  1. Combating Famine – Is technology a panacea for food shortage?
  2. Disappearing Green Canopy – Who should pay for the massive deforestation in rainforest regions?
  3. Climate Change – Long-term fluctuation or irreversible trend?

Elective Part

  1. Dynamic Earth: the Building of Hong Kong
  2. Weather and Climate

Field trips will be organized to provide opportunities for students to apply what they have learnt in real-life situations. 

F4-5 Candle Making Workshop (2021 Dec)
F6 Slope Investigation (2022 Jan)
F4-5 Cheung Chau Field Study (2022 July)
F4 Shek O Field Study (2022 Aug)

URA x TWGHs Young Leaders Programme 2021-22

Best Geo-Spatial Data Application Award, 4D Yip Chin To: Outstanding Young Leader Award