Diocesan Boys' School
NSS

Subjects / Combinations (amended on January 2014)

A

B

C

D

E

F

English Language + Liberal Studies + Chinese Language1

General Maths + Extended Modules 1 or 2

General Maths / General Maths + Extended Modules 1 or 2

General Maths /+ EM 1

Physics

Physics

Chemistry

Biology

History /C. Hist

BAFS

Chemistry

Chemistry

Biology

Physics

Geography

Economics

Biology

Bio. / X*

Physics / X

Chemistry / X

X

X

OLE

1For those taking French, French can be chosen as an elective

Students taking Stream E or F can only choose General Maths (Core) or General Maths plus Extended Module 1;

Students who have failed in Maths in G9 (based on whole year results) can only take General Maths (Core) and
those who ranked in the lower half in Maths in G9 (based on whole year results) may be rejected from taking extended module.

 

X includes the following subjects:

1. Economics; 2. Visual Arts; 3. ICT; 4. Design & Applied Technology; 5. Physical Education (PEED); 6. BAFS; 7. Geography; 8. Biology; 9. RS; 10. French 11. Music

The maximum class size for the third elective or X subject in streams B, C, D, E and F is 24 and the minimum class size is 5.

“Biology in X” and “Biology in B stream” belong to the same class and the maximum class size should range between 5 and 20.

*Quota system introduced: Biology in B stream – not more than 20

                                                              ICT: 8 or above

                                                              X: residue of biology and ICT

                                                              Extended modules of Maths: not exceed the size of one class.

For those who opt for music should be aware that lessons will be conducted on Saturdays and there will be students (male and or female) from other schools

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