- Understand the Earth they inhabit, and enable them to recognise and interpret, from a spatial perspective, the arrangement of phenomena and features on Earth, the processes at work, the interactions that occur, the changes that result, and the issues and management responses that arise;
- Develop the general intellectual capacity and generic skills needed for lifelong learning through geographical enquiry, and the ability to apply these in life situations;
- Appreciate the wonder, interdependence and fragility of the local and global environment, and the importance of promoting sustainable development; and
- Develop a sense of citizenship, a global outlook, and readiness to take action for the betterment of society, the nation and the world.
Objectives of the Year
- To provide multiple approaches for learning, enhance students' academic performance, and equip students for the challenges ahead.
1.1 Optimize teaching strategies for enhancing learning and teaching effectiveness.
1.2 Provide multiple approaches for learning to unleash students' potential.
- To nurture positive dynamic St. Joanians.
2.1 Establish a positive outlook in the formal curriculum.
- To align with the new assessment framework set by HKEAA about fieldwork (including spatial data enquiry) to lead students conduct
Stream Channel – Field Study
Woodland Exploration – Field Study
Urban Microclimate Study – Field Study
- Hong Kong Education Bureau
- Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority
- Hong Kong Observatory
- Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
- Environment Protection Department
- Lands Department
- Planning Department
- Water Supplies Department
- Urban Renewal Authority
- Civil Engineering and Development Department
- Hong Kong Slope Safety Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering and Development Department
- Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre