Category Archives: Learning and Teaching

Demonstration Lessons on “Student-Centred Learning”

Our school collaborated with Education University of Hong Kong to launch two demonstration lessons on “Student-Centred Learning” on 13 June 2022 (Monday). The theme for the S.3 Science lesson was “Seed Dispersal Mechanisms” while the theme for the S.5 Biology lesson was “Evolution: Darwinism & Lamarckism”.Teachers from different schools conducted peer lesson preparation to plan for their learning activities of the lessons, aiming at fostering students’ self-directed learning and extended learning through group learning and collaboration. Teachers gave feedback to one another after the lessons…

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Warm Visit and Seminar by Prof. Ip Yuk Yu Nancy, The Vice-President for Research and Development at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Prof. Ip Yuk Yu Nancy, the Vice-President for Research and Development, the Morningside Professor of Life Science, and the Director of the State Key Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology paid a visit to CFSS and delivered a talk to S.6 students on 30th November, 2021. Prof. Ip shared her journey of becoming a scientist: there are always ups and downs, happiness and sadness during scientific investigation, but only with all those experiences can our lives become more…

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CFSS Teachers and Students Participating in The Asia Summit on Global Health

School Principal Ho Tik Shun and STREAM Coordinator Tsang Ka Ho participated in The Asia Summit on Global Health in The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre launched on 24th November, 2021 (Wed). Themed “Shaping a Resilient and Sustainable Future”, the inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH) has examined global trends on health innovation and investment, exploring areas of global collaboration in health, and showcasing new business opportunities and partnership for investors and project owners. With the help of Ms. Christine Yip, our School…

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Warm Visit and Seminar by Prof. Lam Hon Ming, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Life Sciences at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prof. Lam Hon Ming, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Life Sciences of CUHK, Director of the Molecular Biotechnology Program and Director of the State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong paid a visit to CFSS and delivered a talk to our S3 to S5 students on 19th November, 2021. This talk intends to introduce the elements of science and technology into history and culture, and hence broaden the scope of “culture”.  The highlights of his talk included the importance of soybean…

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Student-Centred Learning in CFSS

The Paradigm Shift of Teaching There has been an overwhelming reform of teaching pedagogies over the past 20 years – from traditional ‘direct teaching’ to ‘knowledge-based teaching’ and ‘teacher-centered’ approaches’ to the current ‘inquiry-based’, ‘skill-based’ and ‘student-centered approaches’. In light of school-based management introduced by EDB, the teaching pedagogies adopted in Hong Kong’s primary and secondary schools vary. Some schools still adopt the traditional ‘chalk and talk’ approach while some others prefer project-based teaching, activity approach or e-teaching; some schools like CFSS may adopt various…

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Demonstration Lesson of the Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Our school collaborated with the Education Bureau to launch a demonstration lesson showcasing the Chief Executive Award for Teaching Excellence for teachers in the territory on 19 February 2019. Our Assistant Principal Mr. Ho Tik Shun demonstrated the use of mobile learning to facilitate students to explore strategies of plants on optimization of photosynthesis and reduction in water loss in our school Environmental Trail. The exploration was followed by group discussion and feedback sessions. A post-lesson session was launched to allow professional sharing amongst teachers.

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Popular STREAM Workshop – Identifying Succulents and Cacti

Green Gurus of our school launched a Popular STREAM activity titled “Identifying Succulents and Cacti” Workshop after school on 13 December 2018. Students took reference from the Popular Science books stationed in Reading Paradise of our Main Roof to study plant taxonomy. Then, students identified and labelled these succulents and cacti in Environmental Trail and Main Roof. On top of this, green gurus also helped preservation of Traditional Chinese Medicine specimens in Science & Sustainable Development Resource Centre by adding drying agents into the reagent…

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PBL Hall Presentation Day 1718

PBL Hall Presentation Day 17/18 was successfully held on 6th March. Themed “Care for the World” this year, it was a whole-day event, with all twenty-five PBL groups delivering presentations on their projects, sharing their new discoveries with parents, teachers and their S.2 schoolmates. Students demonstrated high level of confidence, collaboration and presentation skills on stage along with their thorough understanding of their research work. A number of parents attended the event to show their support and encouragement to their children as well as the…

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Chief Executive’s Award for Teacher Excellence [CEATE]

Our Science teachers Assistant Principal Mr. Ho Tik Shun, Ms. Leung Yue Shan Jennifer, Dr. Chan Pik Ying and Mr. Chung Cheuk Hung Vincent have received the honour of Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence (CEATE) in Science Education Key Learning Area. Our teachers have fostered biodiversity conservation through a series of teaching-related workshops by utilizing resources from online knowledge platform and Environmental Trail of our campus. The group has advocated the sustainability concept to the community through Community Roadside Tree Project. Our school hereby…

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