A) Subject Targets

1. To develop an ever-improving capability to use English as a medium to think and communicate by strengthening their interpersonal skills, knowledge of the subject and personal experience to the world
2. To provide an authentic context for learners to acquire, develop and apply knowledge as well as to response and give expression to experience.
3. To develop and apply an understanding of how language is formed and used.

B) Learning Objectives

1. Language forms and communicative functions
2. Language skills and strategies
3. Generic skills
4. Positive values and attitudes to English Language learning


Features of school-based curriculum

P.1-3 (Key Stage 1)

  Shared Reading Approach (from reading to writing)
Storybooks are used in designing the KS1 curriculum. Pupils can learn a lot of vocabulary items, sentence structures and daily conversation through singing songs, role-play and group activities.
  Some examples of the storybooks we used.

P.4-6 (Key Stage 2)

Textbook is implemented from P.4 to P.6. Various cooperative learning strategies are used in different class levels. Co-operative approach is adopted through group discussion, presentations and group writing so as to develop their language and generic skills.


NET Scheme

P.1 – P.3 two NET lessons per week (Phonics teaching is implemented.)
P.4 - P.6 one NET lesson per week
Miss Binnie and Miss Yasmin are our NET.


English literature is introduced in our lessons. Pupils discover different language features through fiction and non-fiction texts. Various learning activities such as matching games, crossword puzzle, readers’ theatre and role play are included in the lessons.

  Some examples of the books we used in our NET reading programme.



1. Handwriting Competition
2. Creative Writing Competition
3. English Speaking Days
4. Lunchtime Activities in the English room
5. English Ambassador Training
6. Carmel Super Scholars (CSS)
7. Spell Well Programme
8. Online-reading Programme
9. Speech Festival
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