a secure and happy learning environment to promote self confidence and
nurture children's intrinsic interest in learning.
all-round development in the areas of ethics, intellect, physique, social
skills and aesthetics.
a solid foundation in Chinese (Cantonese), English and Putonghua.
the foundation for successful Primary and life-long learning.
forty years of experience, our unparalleled curriculum merges a strong
academic foundation from the Eastern culture with good Early Childhood
educational practices from the Western culture. The result is well-rounded
children who are not only highly competent academically but who also
demonstrate a love of learning and a wide range of abilities including
thinking skills, creativity and problem solving.
St. Catherine's curriculum is designed to address the following six
learning areas: "Physical fitness and Health", "Bi-lingual
Language Development", "Early Mathematics", "Science
and Technology", "Self and Society", and "Arts".
We place equal importance on nurturing in our students' knowledge and
skills as well as a good foundation upon which children can learn how to
learn, and develop into all-round individuals to meet the ever-changing
needs of the society.
the happy learning environment which we provide, St. Catherine's is
probably best known for its success in language development and literacy.
We aim to provide a meaningful and authentic environment for learning
Chinese (Cantonese), English and Putonghua. Our curriculum is delivered
bilingually through a balance of structured and free choice activities
conducted in individual, small group and whole class learning sessions.
In line with our philosophy to expose children
to language at an early age, each class has both a Chinese Class teacher
and a native English Class teacher. They work in partnership and are
jointly responsible for the class. Through our topic and project based
approach, children develop skills in speaking, listening, reading and
writing in both English and Cantonese on which equal emphasis is placed.
Putonghua is introduced through whole class and small group lessons. We
place great emphasis on phonics and our very own phonics teaching system is
designed to equip children with skills to achieve a high level of
competence in reading, writing and spelling. Children’s love of books and
reading is nurtured through progressive reading schemes in both English and