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HKCA Po Leung Kuk School Hong Kong

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CurriculumInternational
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 19 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school is not available for a 12 year old child.

Address: 62 Tin Hau Temple Road, Hong Kong
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Number of students

195

Number of nationalities represented in the school

21

Most common nationality

Hong Kong SAR

Ratio of local students to international students

4:6

Max. number of students per class

24

Average number of students per class

19 at present

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

We employ one assistant teacher per homeroom in the lower grade, and one per two homerooms in the upper grades

Native English speaking teachers

Our teachers all have native language proficiency - we believe international schools should employ teachers from international backgrounds to act as role models for the students

Language support for students not fluent in English

No, we have an inclusion policy and provide language support through differentiation

Additional language classes offered by the school

French and Spanish are offered as After School Activites

Use of technology in the classroom

We use iPads, Apple TV and interactive whiteboards as learning and teaching tools

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, but this is mostly reading and online mathematics activities

Approximate hours of homework given

• Grade 1 students should spend no more than 30 minutes
• Grade 2 students should spend no more than 35 minutes
• Grade 3 students should spend no more than 40 minutes
• Grades 4 and 5 should spend no more than 50 minutes

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes, for some classes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, we want to be confident that we can meet the needs of the students we accept

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Admission interviews for grade 1 will focus on readiness for school; listening to and following directions, social interaction, fine and gross motor development, oral English fluency and numerical sense. Admission interviews for grades 2 to 5 will also include academic assessments of both literacy and numeracy.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Year-round

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

N/a - the school is was established in 2017

External examinations or assessments available

Students in Grades 3-5 will take ISA assessments once a year

Results in these examinations

N/a - the school is was established in 2017

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No – we have an inclusion policy

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

No - we have an inclusion policy

Student access to education psychologist

No – we have an inclusion policy

School start time

8:15am

School finish time

3:15pm

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We offer a range of art, craft, language, music, science, sport and technology activities to better nurture individual interests, strengths and abilities. Activities offered are guided by student ‘voice’.

School provided lunches

Option 1: Sign up for the School lunch box delivery service.
Option 2: Send your child to School with a packed lunch from home, or hand-deliver it to school.

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

No

Sports activities included

During the formative years, we will not play any competitive sports. The focus for lower Primary children is on the development of basic gross motor skills. As students progress through the school, we may consider establishing competitive sports teams.

Sports facilities at the school

Playground, Hall

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Not at present

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Our Vision is that students will become creative, critical thinkers who are internationally minded lifelong learners. We endeavour to create a happy, safe and caring school environment so that children will love coming to school.

Teaching approach of the school

As a candidate school for the IB-PYP, we follow a transdisciplinary, inquiry-based teaching approach with a focus on student voice, choice and ownership. Our students will reach out to and interact with the local community, experiencing society through participation in a wide range of social service projects at the Kuk’s many service units. Po Leung Kuk will operate the school in a not-for-profit manner, ensuring that all revenue generated is used for the benefit of the students.

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