The CHS Programme for Active Learning (PAL) is into its third year since its implementation in 2017. PAL lessons are designed to have the following characteristics:  Experiential in nature, Encompasses learning in a creative way, Providing  children opportunities to create, Incorporate values and social emotional learning & Fun and enjoyable. With the vast amount of opportunities for pupils to create and collaborate during PAL lessons, pupils will be nurtured to achieve the PAL outcomes of Confidence, Curiosity and Cooperation Skills.


The design of the PAL framework in CHS is aligned to CHS’s values (Love, Constancy of purpose, Creativity and Continuous improvement) and 21st century competencies (self awareness, self management, social awareness, relationship management and responsible decision making).


With the intention of moulding Primary 1 and Primary 2 pupils to be a confident and active contributor, a leader and a gentleman of high integrity and robust character, pupils will be given a platform during PAL to manifest social skills and coping strategies such as turn taking and “Stop, think and Do” during their interaction and collaboration with their peers.


CHS Programme for Active Learning Framework

The PAL programme will be carried out in modules. There are 6 modules with 10 lessons in each module.


Level Modules CCE Skills
Primary 1 Sports & Games Music Visual Arts Knowing self
Managing Emotions
Setting Goals
Primary 2 Outdoor Education Visual Arts Dance Responsible decision making
Setting Goals
Being Helpful


In each lesson, pupils will be given the opportunity to reflect on their learning experiences. They will get to share their experiences and learn from the experiences of others too.

Primary 1 pupils engaging in group work in PAL Visual Arts module


Primary 1 pupils practicing their performance item together during their PAL music module

Primary 1 pupils learning in a creative way through Sports and Games.

Primary 2 pupils practicing their observation skills during PAL OE module