The school has been implementing integrated activities lessons for many years, which greatly facilitates the organization of thematic cross-curricular activities. A range of support measures has been implemented to increase students’ exposure to and use of English outside the classroom.
A more systematic approach has been adopted and more resources provided, including an additional English teacher and a teaching assistant. Active steps have been taken to enrich the English learning environment.
A good range of English enhancement and remedial measures is in place across the year levels to cater for learning diversity, including curriculum tailoring and split class remedial English teaching.
It is found that students’ motivation in learning Codes of Life has been enhanced, which has a positive impact on their attitude towards learning the English language and the content subjects concerned.
The assignments set are of a good variety. Students’ performance in the assignments sampled is satisfactory. Teachers’ marking is done conscientiously and encouraging remarks have been given consistently. Teachers’ formative comments have also enabled students to acquire the correct usage of the target language.