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West Island School

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CurriculumIB
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 11 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): HK$133,800
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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
Yearly fees: HK$133,800
Address: 250 Nam Fung Road Ap Lei Chau Hong Kong
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Number of students

1210

Number of nationalities represented in the school

West Island School is a community of multilingual learners who have various nationalities and cultural backgrounds. We have more than 40 first languages/mother tongues in the school and this contributes a diversity and dynamism to our international school

Most common nationality

British

Max. number of students per class

It depends on the subject.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we offer English for Academic Purposes to support students.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese, French and Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

WIS is a 1:1 laptop school with digital literacy as part of the curriculum.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Uniform required

Pre 16 students (Years 7-11) are required to wear a school uniform. Post 16 students (Years 12-13) do not wear a uniform.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

2 sports halls, indoor swimming pool

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

West Island School is one of 21 schools run by the English Schools Foundation (ESF). The ESF was founded by Ordinance in 1967 to provide a ‘modern liberal education’ through the medium of English.
WIS distinction lies in the pursuit of high academic attainment through support, encouragement, praise and motivation. The quality of the relationship between students and teachers is outstanding as is the quality of teaching and learning. WIS believes in partnership between students, parents, teachers and support staff and view the school's cultural diversity as a means of enriching the life of the school. The school has a strong sense of deep links to the local community and engages in global action to aid others as a central mission hence “Inspiring students to become responsible global citizens”. In short, life at West Island is full of challenge and opportunity – both academic and personal.

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