Hong Kong
British curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Korean International School - International Section

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Total first year fees: HK$111,000

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Contact email: jchoi@kis.edu.hk
School's webpage: www.kis.edu.hk/is/home.asp
Yearly fees: HK$100,000

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Number of students

500

Average number of students per class

20

Language support for students not fluent in English

English Language Support

Additional language classes offered by the school

Korean, Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

Classrooms with digital projectors, SMART Boards and amplifier systems.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment/Interview

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The medium of instruction for the International Section is English and all applicants are required to complete an English assessment. Applicants may also occasionally be required to complete a Mathematics assessment.

These assessments will be followed by a short interview with the Principal, who will then meet with the family to discuss the outcome of the assessments.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, AS and A Level

Results in these examinations

In the IGCSE results for 2013, 70% of all grades awarded to KIS students was at A* to C level.
Students have also achieved Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards – Hong Kong High Achievement:
IGCSE – First Language Korean, Foreign Language Malay
A Level – Mathematics, Business Studies, Physics

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Gee club, football, Mandarin, badminton, Taekwondo, choir, film club, yoga, storytelling and games, fitness, aerobics, football, ceramics and wood work, sewing and puzzles, drawing, science, engineering, chess, weird science, sketch club, African drumming and dance, tennis, Spanish, art, bead work and jewelry making, paper mache, interactive scrabble, French, robotics, drama, Korean, Shakespeare, debating, basketball, pantone graffiti, fashion design, squash, acoustic guitar, rock school, green screen production, touch rugby.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Football, basketball, softball, netball, swimming, golf, fencing, tennis, cross country.

Sports facilities at the school

Gymnasium, swimming pool, tennis court, 3 playing areas.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Korean International School - International Section is a registered Cambridge School & Centre catering for students from Reception up to and including Year 13. The modern facilities, dedicated teaching staff and small classes create a caring and friendly environment that provides challenging and positive learning opportunities for all students.

Teaching approach of the school

The International Section of Korean International School follows the National Curriculum of England and Wales and is authorised by Cambridge International Examinations (CIE).