Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Class sizes||Average||8 students / class|
This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2019/2020.
Important notes about this school
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|Number of students||
|Average number of students per class||
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?||
Depends on the grade level.
|Entry evaluation for students||
All students are reviewed by the Admissions and Review Panel (ARP) of the English Schools Foundation. The ARP receives, evaluates and makes placement recommendations regarding applications for entry to learning support classes and the Jockey Club Sarah Roe School.
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
Reviews can be conducted in school to identify whether the school is appropriate for the child’s needs. If the student is making good progress, recommendations are made to the ARP regarding transfer of the student to a Learning Support Class. If the ARP agrees with the recommendations, the student will be transferred to a Learning Support Class once a place becomes available.
|Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?||
|School bus service available||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
JCSRS provides a quality, inclusive education for pupils with severe learning difficulties and complex needs.
|Learning support offered||
JCSRS plays an important role in meeting the special educational needs of children in the ESF. The multi disciplinary staff consists of highly qualified and experienced teachers, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, a Physiotherapist, Registered Music Therapist and a nurse.
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|School provided lunches||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Sensory motor room, hydrotherapy pool.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
The Jockey Club Sarah Roe School is one of twenty one schools in Hong Kong which together form the English Schools Foundation. JCSRS is a purpose built international special school which provides a quality, inclusive education for pupils with severe learning difficulties and complex needs.
The school has a range of excellent facilities including a hydrotherapy pool, specially designed changing and toileting areas, a light and sound room, medical and therapy rooms.
The school is situated in a pleasant area of Kowloon and shares a campus with a secondary school and a professional development centre for ESF teachers. It is also adjacent to an ESF primary school, which provides opportunities for integration. The catchment area for the school is the whole of Hong Kong.
|Teaching approach of the school||
Every child has an Individualised Educational Programme consisting of literacy, numeracy, communication, personal and social education, and behaviour targets to which the school's multidisciplinary team of therapists contributes as required.