Initial Steps

Course Date: 10 Oct 2019 to 28 Dec 2019 (12 Lessons)

Assessment Date: 11 Jan 2020 or 18 Jan 2020

Starting Text
 

Starting Text

This module aims to support students in creating and editing simple stories and other short pieces of text. Students use appropriate techniques to ensure text is clear and error free, and use the graphics library.

Starting Programming

The module aims to let students to plan simple programs in Scratch by controlling actions of a sprite and giving a sequence of instructions. By introducing algorithmic and logical reasoning through the use of physical activities, students are able to predict what a sprite will do and debug a simple program.

Next Steps

Course Date: 10 Oct 2019 to 28 Dec 2019 (12 Lessons)

Assessment Date: 11 Jan 2020 or 18 Jan 2020

Exploring Internet & Email
 

Exploring Internet & Email

Exploring Internet:
This module enables students to become familiar with the Internet and its uses, learn the standard features of browser software in order to help collect, store and retrieve information, use a search engine, bookmark sites, use complex search methods and evaluate web sites. The aim is to give students sufficient skills to be able to use the internet safely and efficiently for information gathering.

Exploring E-mail:
This module enables students to understand that e-mail is a component part of the Internet. They learn to send e-mails with carbon copies and blind carbon copies, read and forward e-mails, add and extract file attachments, use address book, recognize the difference between web-based and ISP-hosted e-mail.

Exploring Databases

In this module, students will learn about the basic structure of databases, identify fields and records, enter and edit data in databases, set data type, use different search techniques to select required data and interpret data. They will also be introduced different search engines in the Internet and learn the searching techniques in the internet databases.

On Track

Course Date: 10 Oct 2019 to 28 Dec 2019 (12 Lessons)

Assessment Date: 11 Jan 2020 or 18 Jan 2020

Databases for a Purpose
 

Databases for a Purpose

Students design and implement a database for specific purpose. They learn to design the structure of the database according to the needs of a client, test its functionality, transfer data between applications, filter appropriate records, extract information on complex criteria, understand the concept of relational database and demonstrate their awareness of data security.

Video or Animation for a Purpose

Students learn to plan a video or an animation for specific audience, write simple storyboards, create source material for video or animation, produce video or animation according to the needs of the audience, add music to video or animation.

Initial Steps

Course Date: 02 Jan 2020 to 21 Mar 2020 (12 Lessons)

Assessment Date: 04 Apr 2020 or 11 Apr 2020

Starting Images
 

Starting Images

This module aims to support students in selecting the appropriate drawing tools, choosing colours and patterns to create pictures with visual effects that communicate ideas.

Starting Email

The aim of this module is to let students to understand how to use email software to send, reply and forward e-mail messages. They learn the functions of different folders, address book and copy e-mail to other recipients.

Next Steps

Course Date: 02 Jan 2020 to 21 Mar 2020 (12 Lessons)

Assessment Date: 04 Apr 2020 or 11 Apr 2020

Exploring Programming
 

Exploring Programming

This module aims to develop students’ programming skills by introducing repetition, using decomposition and using procedures. By learning sample programs and predict the outputs, students can build a repeat loop to draw shapes and patterns on screen.

Exploring Spreadsheets

This module aims to support students in using spreadsheets to model mathematical data, to predict the effects of changes, test out their predictions and work out what happens when something is changed. They learn to enter data, text and accurate formulae into cells, use SUM functions, apply appropriate number categories and create charts.

On Track

Course Date: 02 Jan 2020 to 21 Mar 2020 (12 Lessons)

Assessment Date: 04 Apr 2020 or 11 Apr 2020

Documents for a Purpose
 

Documents for a Purpose

Students are expanding their word processing skills, so that they can create documents for many purposes. They are able to create and format text, add tables, adjust properties to allow graphics or other subjects to fit well within the document, use advanced formatting features to edit a document to make it more suitable for its purpose.

Networks for a Purpose

This module enables students to become familiar with networks and their operation. Students need to understand the fundamentals of IT networks (LAN, WAN etc.) and network operating systems. They need to identify the purpose and components of a network, design and management of a network.

Initial Steps

Course Date: 26 Mar 2020 to 13 Jun 2020 (12 Lessons)

Assessment Date: 27 Jun 2020 or 04 Jul 2020

Starting Graphs
 

Starting Graphs

This module aims to support students to classify information, identify cells, columns and rows, enter and modify data, perform mathematical operations, make use of charts such as pie or column charts, use graphs to answer simple questions and make comparisons.

Starting Searches

This module aims to support students in using and choosing appropriate techniques to find information in an encyclopedia CD-ROM for the purpose, such as entering appropriate keywords, using menus and the alphabetical A-Z index.

Next Steps

Course Date: 26 Mar 2020 to 13 Jun 2020 (12 Lessons)

Assessment Date: 27 Jun 2020 or 04 Jul 2020

Exploring Multimedia
 

Exploring Multimedia

This module aims to support students in using multimedia software in order to create and edit presentations, recognizing the need for good design and clarity as well as the needs of an audience. Students learn to create and organize multimedia presentations using text, images, sounds, animations and linking pages.

Exploring Images

This module aims to support students in using a variety of graphical tools, such as the pick tool, the ellipse tool, the shape tool and different fill tools and line adjustment, to create and develop digital pictures and visual effects.

On Track

Course Date: 26 Mar 2020 to 13 Jun 2020 (12 Lessons)

Assessment Date: 27 Jun 2020 or 04 Jul 2020

Multimedia for a Purpose
 

Multimedia for a Purpose

Advanced production skills will also be introduced in this module such as creating an automated presentation for a target audience. Students learn to create storyboards for a presentation, select appropriate and relevant materials, insert appropriate graphics, videos, buttons, sound and hotspots, incorporate transition and animation with appropriate timings.

Website Design for a Purpose

Through designing and constructing a website for a particular audience, students understand the basics of HTML coding and learn basic web designing skills, such as layout design, text formatting, inserting hyperlinks, anchors and hotspots.

 

Schedule and Fee

  • About Assessment Date

    • The assessment date and time will be assigned according to the number of students at each phase.
    • Students will be notified the date around one months prior to the assessment.
    • If your child could not attend the assessment, please kindly notify us one month before the assessment.
    • An additional administration fee of HK$100 will be collected, if there is any change of the assessment date within one month of the assessment.
  • One hour per lesson every week

    Every Thursday or Friday 17:00, 18:00
    Every Saturday 08:30, 09:30, 10:30, 11:30,
    13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30
  • Course Fee

    Course Fee HK$1,260 / 4 lessons
    Course Duration per Module 12 hours (3 months)
    Total Course Fee per Module HK$3,780
    Assessment Fee HK$450 per module
    New Student Registration Fee HK$180 (student passport and folder included)
  • * Crossed cheque please made payable to “FUTUREKIDS”

Enrolment Procedures and Notes to Applicants

Course Enrolment

  • Complete Application Form:
    • "Application Form" is available at our school, or you may download it from HERE (PDF format)
    • Please complete the Application Form in ENGLISH using BLOCK LETTERS.
  • Settle payment by:
    • Crossed cheque and is made payable to "FUTUREKIDS".
    • Transfer to our Heng Sang Bank account with a proof of transfer
    • Cash (Please come to our center in-person)
  • Send us the completed application form with the proof of payment through:
    • mail to Flat A, 7 Floor, China Harbour Building, 370 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong
    • email to fkcorp@futurekids.com.hk
    • WhatsApp to 54225884
  • HK$180 Registration Fee is required for new student, which covers FUTUREKIDS passport and school folder.

Course Reservation

  • Reservations can be done by contact us through phone, email or WhatsApp during the office hours.
  • Confirmation by payment in full should be made within 7 days of the date the reservation.

School Fee Collection Policy

  • All School fee shall be settled before the start of class.
  • Upon payment of school fee, PAID Stamps with receipt number will be endorsed in the Student Passport as proof of payment.
  • Upon entry of classroom, student should produce the Passport to Teacher showing the class student is going to attend was pre-paid. Student may not be allowed to enter classroom should the shcool fee is not paid more than two classes. Teacher will check and advise students to pay the school fee before entering the classroom.
  • Student should buy the Student Passport in case of the passport is lost or it is fully stamped.

Class Arrangement for Typhoon and Rainstorm

When signal(s)* is/are removed Arrangement of Classes
Before 6:30 am All classes will be held as scheduled
Before 8:30 am Classes starting from 10:30am will be held as scheduled
Before 10:30 am Classes starting from 12:30pm will be held as scheduled
Before 12:30 pm Classes starting from 2:30pm will be held as scheduled
Before 2:30 pm Classes starting from 4:30pm will be held as scheduled
After 2:30 pm All classes will be cancelled

*Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above OR "Black" Rainstorm Warning Signal

  • If any class is cancelled due to the the typhoon No. 8 or above / "Black" rainstorm warning signal hoisted, a make-up class will be arranged.

Make-Up Class or Assessment Policy

  • Please contact us 3 working days on or before the scheduled class or assessment for applying make-up arrangement.
  • We reserve the rights to reject any application after 3 working days and charge for the administration fee HK$100.
  • Regular Class student could apply for make-up class once per month. Administration fee HK$100 will be charged for afterward application.
  • Holiday Camp student could apply for make-up class once per course. Administration fee HK$100 will be charged for afterward application.
  • Make-up date and time will be arranged according to our course or assessment schedule, the number of students and the availability of teachers. Please note that we cannot arrange make-up upon individual’s demand.

Others

  • For GERNERAL ENQUIRES, please contact us during the Office hours.
  • FUTUREKIDS reserves the right to make alterations regarding the details without prior notice.