S4 to S5 Admission Information
A core belief of our school is that each student is unique and that it is our task to foster each student's potential to the full. For S4 – S6 students we actively prepare students holistically for progression into Higher Education. The admission process and the curriculum we offer reflect this belief.
Studying the Senior Secondary Curriculum at CSS as a new student 啟思中學高中插班生
Secondary 4 Overview 中四概覽
Our S4 curriculum is a unique, integrated preparatory year for students’ last two years of diploma education before entering university.
Core subjects – all S4 students study the four core subjects of English, Chinese, Liberal Studies and Mathematics. Liberal Studies is taught through the medium of English. All students also follow a structured course in Physical Education, as part of their Other Learning Experiences.
Elective Subjects - students can request to study any combination of three electives, from the following twelve electives offered:
Admission to Secondary 4 中四入學申請
Students are invited to apply by 15th April , and submit a copy of their two most recent school reports and a portfolio of recent achievements. Students with strong performance are invited to apply for a scholarship. Applicants applying after April 15th can be considered on an individual basis, although the choice of elective courses may be subject to availability.
Secondary 5 & 6 Overview 中五及中六概覽
In Secondary 5 & 6, students continue with the HK Diploma courses they started in S4, unless permitted by the school to study the IB Diploma. The school will take all factors into consideration, including the student’s learning aptitude, academic performance, subject combinations, future career intentions, and decide which diploma is most suitable for each student.
For the HKDSE, students continue with the 4 core subjects and may consider continuing with their 3 electives or concentrating on just 2 electives; Mathematics Module 1 & 2 is offered separately.
For the IB Diploma, students need to study six subjects over two years and complete 3 core requirements – Extended Essay, TOK and CAS.
For further details, students are advised to read the school’s curriculum brochures, and seek the advice of the Head of Upper School.
Admission to Secondary 5 中五入學
Normally, admission to the HKDSE programme is only by special arrangement because the HKDSE is a 3 year course starting at S4. Admission to S5 is invited for students interested in the IB Diploma.
Students who have been admitted into our IB Diploma Programme in the past have usually achieved one of the following: