Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Maximum||30 students / class|
This school is not available for a twelve year old child.
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|Most common nationality||
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|Native English speaking teachers||
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Use of technology in the classroom||
The Learning Technology programme at Clearwater Bay School is designed to prepare students for a world where digital literacy and associated skills are vital.
At Clearwater Bay School, students are given the opportunity to learn through the use of technology, embedded within the transdisciplinary units of inquiry as well learn technology linked to key concepts.
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
All lessons, with the exception of Mandarin, are conducted in English. For this reason children have to demonstrate, at an informal interview, that they can both speak and understand English. From Year 2, children need to be able to read and write English as well, at a level commensurate with their peers.
|Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
School's learning assistance programme.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Active kids, art, craft, dragonfly dance, Irish dance, guitar, cricket, baking, math, theater, piano, martial arts, French, Japanese, basketball, gymnastics, soccer, tennis, kung fu
|Sports activities included||
All students have two sessions of PE each week, one with the class teacher and one with a specialist teacher. Students are not only taught basic motor skills, team games, gymnastics and individual pursuits, but also the importance of fitness routines for life.
|Sports facilities at the school||
Outdoor sports court, playground.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Clearwater Bay School is one of 21 schools run by the English Schools Foundation (ESF). The ESF was founded by Ordinance in 1967 to provide a ‘modern liberal education’ through the medium of English.
Clearwater Bay School was established in 1992 to serve the Sai Kung, Clearwater Bay and Tseung Kwan O communities in the Eastern New Territories of Hong Kong. The school is accredited by both the Council of International Schools and the International Baccalaureate Organization and offer a world class international primary education to students in Years 1-6.
CBS values create a safe, welcoming learning environment that fosters care, respect and intercultural understanding. It values and celebrates the rich cultural diversity of students and families who come from more than 35 different nationalities and cultural backgrounds.
|Teaching approach of the school||
As an International Baccalaureate World School CBS strives to provide a high quality international education for all students. CBS offers the Primary Years Program (PYP) which is an engaging and challenging inquiry program that fosters students’ intellectual, social, emotional, physical and cultural development. CBS aims to develop students who are internationally minded and who act to make a difference in the world.