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CityHong Kong
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Reviews: 4.2
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 24 students / class
Maximum 27 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: HK$129,690
to: HK$148,170
This school has more than one campus in Hong Kong:
Taikoo Shing Campus: Ages 4 to 18

Address: Tai Fung Avenue, Taikoo Shing, Hong Kong

Kowloon East Campus: Ages 6 to 15

Address: 19 Yuet Wah Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon Hong Kong

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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

We have about 1,000 students.

Number of nationalities represented in the school

There are 45 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 9 international students.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes, all teachers are native speakers.

Language support for students not fluent in English

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.

Max. number of students per class

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

Yes. We have Educational Assistants in our Early Years classes

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, robots, and 3D Printer machine. 1-to-1 laptop ownership program is implemented in Grades 4-12. Two ICT Specialist teachers support 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.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


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


External examinations or assessments available

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)

Results in these examinations

100% Pass

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


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.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered


The school supports gifted, able and talented students


Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required


Waiting list

There is a waiting list in some grades.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is no deadline. We are now accepting applications for 2019-2020 academic year.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time

School starts at 8:20am.

School finish time

Classes are dismissed at 3:00pm.

Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available

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

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.

Uniform required


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.

Sports activities included

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

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Our 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.

Sports facilities at the school

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

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.


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