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Introduction

Heep Yunn School offers teaching of as many as 32 subjects for students. The subjects are classified into eight categories in accordance with the key learning areas set by the Education Bureau.

Guiding principles of Heep Yunn School in providing regular curriculum are:

  • to provide students with an all-round education
  • to promote education for life
  • to cultivate internationalism and respect for other cultures
  • to adapt to the local environment and allow students to maintain a strong sense of cultural identity

Medium of instruction

Heep Yunn School uses English as the medium of instruction for all subjects except Chinese, Chinese Literature, Chinese History, Putonghua, Family and Life Education and other foreign languages classes (Japanese, Spanish, French & Korean).

Learning Chinese Language in Putonghua

About one to two groups in each form will learn Chinese in Putonghua from Form One to Form Three.

Curriculum

Subjects Level (Number of Classes)
F.1 (5) F.2 (5) F.3 (5) F.4 (5) F.5 (5) F.6 (5)
Biology
Business, Accounting and Financial Studies (Accounting)
Chemistry
Chinese History #
Chinese Language * #
Chinese Literature #
Citizenship and Social Development
Computer Literacy *
Economics
English Language *
Life and Society
Literature in English
Family and Life Education #
Geography
History
Information and Communication Technology
Integrated Science
Liberal Studies *
Mathematics *
Mathematics Extended Module 1 & 2
Music
Music (HKDSE)
Physical Education
Physical Education (HKDSE)
Physics
Putonghua #
Religious Studies
Science and Technology
Service Learning
Technology and Living *
Tourism and Hospitality Studies
Visual Arts
French ^
Spanish ^
Japanese ^
Korean ^

* Conducted in small sets

# Conducted in Chinese

^ Offered and charged by third-party institutions outside school timetable

Combinations of DSE elective subjects

The school provides a wide and balanced spectrum of DSE elective subjects for students to choose from. In the latest selection for Form 4 electives conducted in July 2022, 53 combinations of the main elective subjects were offered from the 153 possible combinations. 70% of the students were offered their first three choices.

The combinations are listed below:

BIO BAFS CHEM
BIO BAFS ECON
BIO BAFS GEOG
BIO BAFS HIST
BIO CHEM CHIS
BIO CHEM ECON
BIO CHEM GEOG
BIO CHEM HIST
BIO CHEM ELIT
BIO CHEM PHY
BIO CHEM VA
BIO CHIS CLIT
BIO CHIS ECON
BIO ECON GEOG
BIO ECON HIST
BIO ECON ELIT
BIO ECON PE
BIO ECON PHY
BIO GEOG HIST
BIO GEOG ELIT
BIO HIST ELIT
BAFS CHEM PHY
BAFS CHIS GEOG
BAFS CHIS PE
BAFS CHIS THS
BAFS CLIT ECON
BAFS ECON GEOG
BAFS ECON HIST
BAFS ECON ELIT
BAFS ECON PE
BAFS ECON THS
BAFS GEOG HIST
BAFS GEOG PE
CHEM ECON PHY
CHEM GEOG PHY
CHIS CLIT ECON
CHIS CLIT GEOG
CHIS CLIT THS
CHIS ECON GEOG
CHIS GEOG VA
CHIS PE THS
CLIT ECON GEOG
CLIT ECON HIST
CLIT GEOG HIST
CLIT GEOG THS
ECON GEOG ELIT
ECON GEOG PE
ECON GEOG THS
ECON PE THS
GEOG HIST ELIT
GEOG HIST PE
GEOG ELIT THS
GEOG PE THS