Hong Kong
International curriculum
Bilingual
Ages 3 to 18

Singapore International School Hong Kong

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CurriculumInternational
Languages of instructionChinese, English
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): HK$163,000

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction Chinese and English
Native Chinese and English teachers
Extra languages (other than Chinese and English)
Class sizes Average 25 students / class
Maximum 28 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: HK$163,000
This school has more than one campus in Hong Kong:
Secondary Campus: Ages 12 to 18
Preparatory Years and Primary Campus: Ages 3 to 12

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Number of students

1320

Number of nationalities represented in the school

20

Most common nationality

Singaporeans and Hong Kong citizens form the majority.

Max. number of students per class

28

Average number of students per class

25

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

SIS is a 1-to-1 MacBook school so there is pervasive use of digital technology in everyday teaching and learning.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, IB Diploma

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No

School start time

8:00 am or 8:20 am depending on the grade level.

School finish time

3:00 pm or 4:30 pm depending on the grade level.

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Scouts, Brownies, Competitive Swimming, Athletics, Netball, Soccer, Chinese and English Drama Clubs

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, dance room, play area

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Singapore International School (Hong Kong) is a unique school outside Singapore that is guided closely by the Singapore education philosophy. Established in September 1991, the school offers a rigorous bilingual curriculum. The school culture and environment is enhanced by its diverse mix of students and dedicated teachers who come from different cultures and bring with them different experiences and talents. SIS fosters a spirit of innovation and experimentation which aims to bring out the best in every student. Its emphasis on teaching and learning beyond the classroom and co-curricular activities such as educational tours and camps allows every student to grow into a confident, well-rounded individual who is keen to meet life's challenges and is prepared for global citizenship.

Teaching approach of the school

At the end of Primary school, pupils should:
- be able to distinguish right from wrong
- have learnt to share and put others first
- be able to build friendships with others
- have a lively curiosity about things
- be able to think for and express themselves
- take pride in their work
- have cultivated healthy habits
- love their nation

At the end of Secondary school, pupils should:
- have moral integrity
- have care and concern for others
- be able to work in teams and value every contribution
- be enterprising and innovative
- possess a broad-based foundation for further education
- believe in their ability
- have an appreciation for aesthetics
- know and believe in Singapore