Heritage Education Activities for Schools

General

All Tai Kwun Heritage Education Activities will be suspended until further notice.

Tai Kwun Education Activity: One-Stop Exploration

A 60-minute education tour for schools, introducing the history and conservation of the Central Police Station compound to students across different age levels. Teachers can also use different themed tour kits to design their own tour activity content.

Download the application form here.

Tai Kwun Education Activity: Heritage Education Courtroom Theatre

A 3-hour activity immersing students in Tai Kwun’s heritage atmosphere to learn about the history and development of Hong Kong’s judicial system. The activity offers two themes to suit upper primary to secondary students.

This activity is available in Cantonese only.

Download the application form here.

Student Resources

Teachers may use activity cards designed by the Tai Kwun Heritage Education Team to encourage students to observe and reflect on Tai Kwun’s architecture and heritage stories during their visit. Student activity cards are available for different age levels: (1) kindergarten, (2) lower primary, (3) upper primary to lower secondary, and (4) upper secondary. Please contact heritage.edu@taikwun.hk to request your set.

Heritage Education Worksheets

Teachers can use Heritage Education Worksheets to support the needs of different subjects. Students will explore the Heritage Storytelling Spaces in Tai Kwun to search for answers, and learn about the site’s architecture, history, conservation, and revitalisation stories. Worksheets for various primary and secondary subjects are available for teachers to download and print:

Heritage Education Worksheet: Experience Tai Kwun

Heritage Education Worksheet: History & Chinese History (Secondary)

Heritage Education Worksheet: Liberal Studies Activity Kit (Secondary)

Please contact heritage.edu@taikwun.hk to request for the Answer Guides.

Teachers’ Resource Handbook

This handbook acquaints primary and secondary school teachers with the history and revitalisation of Tai Kwun. Suggested learning activities deepen students’ understanding of Hong Kong’s conservation policies, as well as the importance of striking a balance between conservation and sustainable urban development.

Download the Teachers’ Resource Handbook here. If you wish to receive a hard copy, please email heritage.edu@taikwun.hk.