As an EMI school, and with student intakes having good potential and capacity, HTYC has a firm direction in offering an education which enables students to pursue university studies. Therefore, the new senior secondary (NSS) curriculum, while enlarging the scope of knowledge and skills for students, crucially hinges on the maximization of students’ competitive edge for university admission.
Information about the parents' seminar: HTYC NSS S3 Parent Talk Academic Affairs (20170224).pdf
NSS Curriculum: Introduction to NSS currciulum 2017-2020.pdf
Subject Combinations for NSS 2017-2020
- The subject combinations and groupings are structured to fit the interests and preferences of students based on data from eight surveys conducted in 2006-2014. Students are given free choices in elective subjects.
- The basic structure is 4 core subjects + 3 electives (from 9 subjects offered).
- Electives are to be selected following the groupings in the table below:
LS = Liberal Studies
ICT = Information and Communication Technology
BAF = Business Accounting and Financial Studies
* Some of the Mathematics Module 2 lessons are conducted after school
Foundation in junior secondary education
Students are to build up a strong foundation of language proficiency and generic skills in S.1-3 through language trainings in Chinese, English and Putonghua, Issues Enquiry, project learning scheme and reading-to-learn scheme, etc. Students are also to build up career awareness and perspectives through career-related projects and further studies and career guidance.