Hong Kong
International curriculum
Ages 12 to 18

Creative Secondary School

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CurriculumInternational
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 12 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate Yes
First year fees: HK$123,151

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Number of students

800

Average number of students per class

Typical class sizes of 25 in Grades 7 to 10, and less than 20 in Grade 11 and 12.

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Teaching Team Profile: 34% native English speakers, 35% overseas returnees / Bilinguals.

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

Students with specific challenges in English are offered focused learning support individually or in small groups. Likewise, additional support for 2nd language Chinese students is also offered.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

Staff and students have school-wide WiFi access to support inquiry-based learning. All classrooms have video projecting systems connected to the internet.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Interview

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Suitable students will be invited to attend an admission interview accompanied preferably by parent or guardian. They will be asked to converse, and assessed on a piece of reading comprehension in English and Putonghua, as well as be interviewed by the Principal or his designate.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

School start time

8:35

School finish time

15:30

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers many clubs and activities. Some of them are: rugby, badminton, football, archery, athletics.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Dance studio, 3 outdoor courts, 2 multi-purpose school halls.

Top class sports facilities in Tseung Kwan O including athletics, swimming, soccer and cycling, are very close to the school and are regularly booked to support the school's Physical Education programmes.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Creative Secondary School (CSS) is a progressive, innovative and forward thinking school. CSS learning approach integrates the best of Chinese and international educational practices. Academic rigour at CSS is complemented by a happy and vibrant school life. CSS prepares its students for the opportunities and challenges of the modern, rapidly changing world. It aims to cultivate in them a strong sense of cultural identity, a passion for life and a commitment to make the world a better place. CSS students are purposeful, compassionate and globally minded, and strive for goals they willingly and confidently set for themselves. They develop strong motivation for learning and embrace a set of positive values and capabilities, ready to realise their potential and serve the community.

CSS has been an IB World School since 2009.

Teaching approach of the school

The school intends to develop a modern curriculum that promotes the all-round development of young learners and prepares them for the challenges of sustainable human advancement in an increasingly complex and globalised world.

The curriculum will therefore emphasize breadth, balance and inter-connection of learning areas, and relevance to the lives of students as well as to the world at large. It will promote proactive, creative and inquiry-based approaches to teaching and learning. The curriculum will also facilitate students' personal growth by providing opportunities for students to learn about and act upon their responsibility to the community, and to reflect on the essential qualities of traditional values, intellectual heritage and cultural aspirations of their own and other communities.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in HKD

Yearly fees: HK$123,101
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: HK$50
Total first year fees: HK$123,151
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: admin@css.edu.hk
School's webpage: www.css.edu.hk
Address: 3 Pung Loi Road Tseung Kwan O Sai Kung, N.T. Hong Kong

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