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Heung To Secondary School (Tseung Kwan O)

[International Stream]

To diversify students’ opportunities to continue their studies locally and abroad, the school has provision for a 6-year international curriculum. The curriculum structure is as follows:

Year 1,2 and 3 - Foundation curriculum

All students are required to study the Foundation curriculum, which is designed to help lay a strong academic foundation and allow students to acquire the necessary knowledge, attitudes and values for the next level. Subjects offered in 2017-18 are as follows: 

Core Subject Areas

English Language

Chinese Language

Mathematics, Liberal Studies

Science, Geography, History

Chinese History, Putonghua

Enhancement Subject Areas

Visual Arts


Moral Education (德育科)

Life & Knowledge Skills

Information Technology

Physical Education

Year 4 - International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)

Besides the DSE curriculum, students would be advised to sit for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examinations. The subjects of IGCSE examinations provide the range of learning experiences needed to cover the required breadth and depth of a sound secondary education.

Year 5 and 6 – General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A-level)

Students eligible would study under a two-year curriculum adopted by The General Certificate of Education (GCE A-level), which is an internationally benchmarked qualification, taken in over 125 countries, and is accepted as proof of academic ability for entry to universities worldwide.