Hong Kong
Canadian curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Delia School of Canada

Tai Fung Avenue, Taikoo Shing, Hong Kong
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CurriculumCanadian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: HK$112,000

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Number of students

We have about 1,350 students.

Number of nationalities represented in the school

There are 48 nationalities.

Most common nationality

The School has a multicultural population with students coming from all over the world.

Ratio of local students to international students

1 local student to 10 international students.

Max. number of students per class

Pre-Grade 1: 20 students; Grades 1-3: 23 students; Grades 4-6: 25 students; Grades 7-8: 27 students; and Grades 9-12: 30 students

Average number of students per class

Pre-Grade 1: 18 students; Grades 1-3: 22 students; Grades 4-6: 24 students; Grades 7-8: 24 students; Grades 9-12: 22 students

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Educational Assistants are available in the Pre-Grade 1 classes.

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes, all teachers are native speakers.

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

Yes. English as a Second Language (ESL) program is offered in Grades 1-12.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Putonghua, Japanese and French are offered in our International Language Program.

Use of technology in the classroom

To support and enhance student learning, technology is integrated in the curriculum with the use of tools like LCD projection system, smartboards, ipads and a multi-media room and studio. 1-to-1 laptop ownership program is implemented in Grades 4-12. Two ICT Specialist teachers supports the integration of technology in the classroom. In addition subscriptions to online web-based resources, software and elibrary provides opportunities for students of all grades for e-learning within and outside the classroom.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

The amount of time depends on the student's grade, student's needs, the specific subject and its level of difficulty for the student, and the student's in-class work habits.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

There is a waiting in some grades.

Entry evaluation for students

No

Brief description of entry evaluation required

N/A

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is no deadline. We are now accepting applications for 2016-2017 academic year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

90%

External examinations or assessments available

None

Results in these examinations

N/A

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

N/A

School bus service available

Yes. We have bus service in Hong Kong island as well as in Kowloon and New Territories.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No

Learning support offered

N/A

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

N/A

Student access to education psychologist

No

School start time

School starts at 8:20am.

School finish time

Classes are dismissed at 3:00pm.

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

In Grades 1-6 there are 31 clubs currently offered. Soccer, Art, ICT, Chinese Culture, Choir, Drawing and Games are some examples. In Grades 7-12 there are 21 clubs being offered. Dragon Math, Dance, Yearbook, Art and Sketching, Drama, Music and Model UN are some examples.

School provided lunches

No. We offer an optional lunch box program.

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

In our lunch program a vegetarian meal is an option on the menu list.

Sports activities included

Cooperative games, running games, fitness activities, basketball, hockey, soccer, badminton, volleyball and handball.

Sports facilities at the school

Courtyard playground, 3 basketball couts, 2 indoor gyms and auditorium.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Our Middle School and High School (G7-12) combined have 22 sports team. There are teams that actively participate in the International School Sports Federation of Hong Kong (ISSFHK) and the Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation (HKSSF). Students compete in sporting events like girls and boys Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, Tennis, Swimming and Cross Country.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

*Implements the Ontario, Canada Ministry of Education curriculum from Pre-Grade 1 to 12. Graduates who received the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) are accepted to universities worldwide.
*Student body from 48 nations fosters respect and appreciation of cultures.
*Dedicated teachers create stimulating learning environment, challenge students towards academic excellence
*Technology is integrated throughout the curriculum; 1-to-1 laptop program for Grades 4-12.
*A strong English as a Second Language (ESL) program supports students with limited English experience
*International Language Program (ILP) offers Japanese, Putonghua and French language programs.

Teaching approach of the school

Our student-centred approach to learning develops thinking and communication skills, problem-solving skills, and social skills as well as fostering empathy and an appreciation of diversity. The integration of technology throughout the curriculum, beginning in Pre-Grade 1, assists students in using technology in safe and productive ways. This includes collaborating online and accessing learning support materials off-site through our web-based learning platforms. Curriculum-based field trips support our philosophy that learning occurs both within the classroom and outside in the community.

Summary of prices and fees

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

Yearly fees: HK$110,000
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: HK$2,000
Total first year fees: HK$112,000
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: admissions@delia.edu.hk
School's webpage: www.delia.edu.hk
Address: Tai Fung Avenue, Taikoo Shing, Hong Kong