Aims and Objectives:

The aims of the curriculum are to enable students to: 

- develop interest in the physical world and maintain a sense of wonder and curiosity about it;

- construct and apply knowledge of physics, and appreciate the relationship between physical science and other disciplines;

- appreciate and understand the nature of science in physics-related contexts;

- develop skills for making scientific inquiries;

- develop the ability to think scientifically, critically and creatively, and to solve problems individually or collaboratively in physics-related contexts;

- understand the language of science and communicate ideas and views on physics-related issues; - make informed decisions and judgments on physics-related issues; and

- be aware of the social, ethical, economic, environmental and technological implications of physics, and develop an attitude of responsible citizenship.


Curriculum Outlines:

The curriculum consists of compulsory and elective parts. The compulsory part covers a range of content that enables students to develop understanding of fundamental principles and concepts in physics, and scientific process skills. The following topics: “Heat and Gases”, “Force and Motion”, “Wave Motion”, “Electricity and Magnetism” and “Radioactivity and Nuclear Energy” are included.

The elective part aims to provide in-depth treatment of some of the compulsory topics, an extension of certain areas of study, or a synthesis of knowledge, understanding and skills in a particular context. Topics suggested in the elective part are: “Astronomy and Space Science”, “Atomic World”, “Energy and Use of Energy” and “Medical Physics”.



Cheung Chi Wa

Law Man Wai

Yeung Ming Ho