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CurriculumsIB and Japanese
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 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 25 students / class
Maximum 26 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: HK$126,820
to: HK$126,820
Address: 4663 Tai Po Road, Tai Po, N.T., Hong Kong
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Full Time from Reception to Primary 2
Part Time from Primary 3 to Primary 6

Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

No ESL class but we have language support.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, Japanese

Use of technology in the classroom

Used by students for research and general teacher use within the classroom.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Reading is assigned in the lower grades. Homework and reading is given to upper grades.

Approximate hours of homework given

Between 20 min - 1.5 hours depends on grades.

Uniform required


Waiting list


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

Reception and Primary 1, group interviews are conducted. Primary 2 up, a reading and written test is required.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

For Reception class, usually before December as we usually interview in January.

Students can join after academic year begins


Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Not applicable as we are primary school only.

External examinations or assessments available


Results in these examinations


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


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


School bus service available

Yes, Kowloon , N.T., Gold Coast, Sai Kung

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we have 2 dedicated student support staff.

Learning support offered

They operate in the classrooms and also with small groups on a daily basis, in a dedicated classroom environment. They use a variety of one to one work and computer assisted programmes, that the students can access from home, and can be monitored by the Support Staff.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through extension activities and also through local universities and schemes for Gifted and Talented students.

Student access to education psychologist


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Many different kind of sports, Music, IT, Drama, Science etc

School provided lunches

No canteen but online order avaialble

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


Sports activities included

All team sports, some individual activities, swimming session,

Sports facilities at the school

Gym, Pitch, Swimming pool

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

A small sized school with facilities of a big school that enables us to be ambitious in what we do. We have a close knit community and believe in invoving everyone in what we do.

Teaching approach of the school

Teaching and learning is through inquiry based learning utilising the I.B. PYP programme. We have small class sizes and have very positive student teacher ratios.

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