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Sha Tin Junior School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 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
Maximum 30 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: HK$115,800
to: HK$115,800
Address: 3A Lai Wo Lane Fo Tan Sha Tin New Territories Hong Kong
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Number of students


Max. number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Language support for students not fluent in English

English an Additional Language Program

Additional language classes offered by the school


Use of technology in the classroom

Each classroom is equipped with an interactive whiteboard. The school is comprehensively networked and children have access to notebook as well as desk top computers.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

As English is the medium of instruction, apart from Mandarin lessons, the admissions interview is based around whether a candidate has sufficient language, at an age appropriate level, to learn effectively through English. Interviews are intended to be informal and friendly and are conducted by experienced primary school teachers who realise that some students may be nervous and need to be put at their ease.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Student Support Services

Learning support offered

Student Support teachers and assistants work collaboratively with class teachers. This, together with a co-operative partnership with parents aims at further enhancing students’ learning.
Some students may be referred to external agencies for more detailed assessment and support of their learning difficulties. Such services include Educational Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Counsellors.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Gifted and talented teacher

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Musical, chess and board games, arts and crafts, expressive arts, games and leisure, academic enrichment, sporting, choir, basketball, netball, photography, battle of the books.

Sports activities included

Physical education.

Sports facilities at the school

Swimming pool, sports hall, gymnasium.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Sha Tin Junior School is part of the English Schools Foundation (ESF), the largest foundation of international schools in Asia.
Sha Tin Junior School is fully authorised by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to offer the Primary Years Programme (PYP). Authorisation was granted in May 2009, SJS becoming the first ESF primary school to achieve this status.

The school shares a well-located, safe and secure campus with Sha Tin College and boasts excellent resources and facilities.

Teaching approach of the school

SJS is a fully authorised school and has been granted accreditation status
from the Council of International School. SJS and ESF share a commitment
to all children, differentiating teaching and learning to meet the needs of all students.

The school has clear guidelines for each curriculum area and these form the basis for planning, teaching & learning and assessments. Teachers plan together in horizontal and vertical groups to maintain a consistent approach and an appropriate level of challenge for each child.
SJS works hard to ensure that the curriculum shows continuity and progression through Years 1 – 6 and promotes ‘assessment capable’ learners.

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