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CityHong Kong
CurriculumIB
Leaving qualificationIB Diploma
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 16 to 18
Boarding available
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Quick summary of key school information

Leaving qualifications IB Diploma
Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 16 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: HK$406,000
to: HK$406,000
Address: 10 Lok Wo Sha Lane, Sai Sha Road, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong

This school provides education to boarding students only.
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Number of students

256

Number of nationalities represented in the school

94

Most common nationality

Hong Kong nationals

Ratio of local students to international students

Around 42% of our students are from Hong Kong

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Mandarin, Spanish

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

16

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

No

Use of technology in the classroom

Teachers utilise AVP equipment installed in every 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)

Yes

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Our student body is diverse and there is no single religion that prevails over another on campus.

External examinations or assessments available

IBDP

Results in these examinations

92%

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Proportionate to their academic load.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

80% go to university; 20% take a gap year.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

LPCUWC is continuing to explore how best it can provide both programmes and services that cater to students with special learning needs.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

All students are afforded equal opportunities to excel in areas where their talents and inclinations best suit them.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes. Admission into LPCUWC is done globally.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Admission into LPCUWC is done globally through different UWC National Committees. It involves four steps: application, aptitude exam, challenge day, and panel interview.

Waiting list

No

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Every November of each year.

Students can join after academic year begins

No

School start time

8:30 in the morning

School finish time

1:30 in the afternoon

Supervised care before/after school

Being a residential campus, our students have advisers or tutors who are also teachers residing on camps in residential blocks.

School bus service available

LPCUWC is a residential campus so students live on campus. Our school bus is provided for use by students for certain activities.

School provided lunches

Yes, all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) are provided as part of the residential set-up on campus.

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

There is a wide range of food options that cater to a diverse student body.

Uniform required

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

There are over 60 Quan Cai activities that students can pursue on campus, clustered into four: community service (service projects to Hong Kong and the wider community), campus service (experiences that support the running of the campus), creativity (experiences that are artistic or require creative thinking), or activity (experiences focused on physical well-being, sports and outdoor pursuits).

Sports activities included

Students can decide take be active in different sports as part of their quan cai activities, from football, swimming, basketball, volleyball, tennis, climbing, rowing to kayaking.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, and the composition of these sports teams is based on their participation in quan cai activities.

Facilities at the school

Amphitheatre, Library, Common Room, science labs,

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor sports hall, gymnasium, outdoor pool, basketball court, tennis court, squash court and climbing wall.

Boarding facilities at the school

Shared boarding rooms, common room, student kitchen, laundry rooms etc.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong (LPCUWC) is a prestigious residential international school offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme (IBDP) to a diverse cohort of 258 students from 94 Countries . LPCUWC is one of the 18 esteemed United World Colleges (UWC) Schools and Colleges dedicated to fostering peace and sustainability through education. The College occupies a waterfront site that enjoys spectacular views on an estuary edge of Ma On Shan Country Park in the new territories.

Teaching approach of the school

The approach to teaching is both participative and collaborative.

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