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Hong Kong
Christian and International curriculums
Ages 3 to 11

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CurriculumsChristian and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 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 23 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: HK$66,600
to: HK$107,400
This school has more than one campus in Hong Kong:
Primary School Campus: Ages 5 to 11

Address: 170 Kam Shan Road Tai Po Hong Kong

Kindergarten Campus: Ages 3 to 5

Address: 175 Kwong Fuk Road Tai Po Hong Kong

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school

Over 30

Most common nationality

Canadian, British, Chinese

Ratio of local students to international students

2/3 International, 1/3 local

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

An English as and Additional Language Program (EAL)

Use of technology in the classroom

Class sets of laptops, interactive whiteboards, banks of iPads.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, a minimal amount compared with other Hong Kong Schools.

Approximate hours of homework given

Ranges from up to 10 minutes per night in Year 1 to up to 60 minutes per night in Year 6.

Uniform required

Students wear a sports uniform on the days which they have PE lessons. On other days they do not wear a uniform currently.

Waiting list

Yes, for some classes.

Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

There is an entry interview where the student's ability to understand English instructions is tested along with other aspects of their development.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

The deadline is the end of October each year but we also allow ongoing registrations.

Students can join after academic year begins


Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


External examinations or assessments available

International Schools Assessment (ISA)

Results in these examinations

Very good!

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

NIS is a Christian school.

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

Families enrolling in NIS need to be supportive of the school's mission and ethos but do not need to be Christians themselves.

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

We are able to offer some support to students with low level special learning needs.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Yes, we do provide support.

Student access to education psychologist

We can refer families to a suitable psychologist.

School start time

8:45 am

School finish time

3:15 pm

Supervised care before/after school


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

A very wide range of after school activities that varies each term.

School provided lunches

We have a hot lunch delivery service, not cafeteria.

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


Sports activities included

PE lessons two to three times each week. A particular focus on rugby, soccer and basketball. After hours the school also currently offers taekwondo, fencing and dance.

Sports facilities at the school

Soccer field, hall, basketball area.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We focus on the development of a strong character as well as academic growth. NIS is a very friendly school community which aims to be a home away form home for our international families.

Teaching approach of the school

We use the International Primary Curriculum to inspire and guide student in their learning.

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