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Hong Kong
Waldorf curriculum
Ages 6 to 11

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CurriculumWaldorf
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 6 to 11
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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 12 students / class
Maximum 15 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: HK$128,000
to: HK$128,000
Address: Commercial Area, Floral Villas No 18 Tso Wo Road, Sai Kung, NT Hong Kong
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Number of students

80

Number of nationalities represented in the school

14

Max. number of students per class

15

Average number of students per class

12

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

The students are formally introduced to technology in Year 6 and mainly used for research, however our education believes in limited screen time.

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)

The school has run online classes during the covid-19 restrictions.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Homework assignments are kept to the minimum in lower primary and focus mainly on fun activities. The students in upper primary receive homework assignments.

Approximate hours of homework given

Upper Primary receive around 45mins to 60mins per day.

Entry evaluation for students

Interview and assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Teachers will interview potential students and assess not only the academic ability of each student but also his/her all-round disposition including his/her physical and emotional condition and his/her personality. Therefore, in selecting students, the focus is more on how much Forest House thinks the child can benefit from what it has to offer, rather than selecting children that display the most academic potential.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We do not have a specialized department in our young school. Our Waldorf methodology and curriculum supports some children who do not cope in regular education systems.

Learning support offered

Waldorf methodology and curriculum supports some children who do not cope in regular education systems.

School start time

8:30am

School finish time

2:30pm

Sports activities included

Lower primary participate in inclusive games and Upper primary participate in regular sports activities.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Forest House Waldorf school is a non-profit organization which strives to offer inclusive education to all who seek it, regardless of religion, political background or culture.

Through the introduction of Waldorf education to Hong Kong, Forest House strives to provide a holistic and diversified approach to the physical, emotional and spiritual development of children. The School aspires to nurture and inspire children to become inquisitive, creative, compassionate, independent and responsible individuals.

Teaching approach of the school

Through the introduction of a Waldorf curriculum to Hong Kong, Forest House aspires to improve education in Hong Kong by providing an alternative to traditional education and curriculum. The School offers an innovative and enlightened approach to education which aims to produce a new generation of competent and intellectual individuals who embody physical, mental and spiritual health and energy.

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