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British and International
Ages 2 to 18

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CityPhnom Penh
CurriculumsBritish and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
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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 18 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2022/2023.

This school has more than one campus in Phnom Penh:
Primary and Secondary Campus: Ages 6 to 18

Address: #24, Street 302 Corner of 57, Boeung Keng Kang I, Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Early Years Campus: Ages 2 to 6

Address: St. 57 corner St. 352, Boeung Keng Kang I, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Olympic Campus: Ages 2 to 12

Address: #1, Street 193 Corner of 374, Toul Svay Prey 1, Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Number of students

1050

Number of nationalities represented in the school

21

Most common nationality

Cambodian

Ratio of local students to international students

80%

Max. number of students per class

18 - Nursery
20 - Lower Primary
25- Upper Primary/Secondary

Average number of students per class

18

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, ESL intensive and EAL support programmes are available.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese and Khmer as standard.
Additional Mother Tongue language tuition on an as-needed basis.

Use of technology in the classroom

Smart boards, virtual reality, 3D technology, CCTV, webcams, TVs, internet and PCs/laptops/tablets.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes, in emergencies like the recent COVID-19 quarantines, Harrods offers a unique award-winning and specifically designed eLearning platform with a suite of digital communication tools to ensure swift delivery of lessons online, hybrid or by blended learning.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, on a weekly schedule.

Approximate hours of homework given

Depending on the age and level of the child, home learning will generally not exceed 10, 20 or 30 minutes per assignment per subject and reading will be set on weekends.
During vacation periods, home learning will consist of reading comprehension projects with a book report assignment or a project to complete.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Readiness for school assessment for Early Years.
Placement tests for Primary and Secondary levels.
Harrods is a non-discriminative and inclusive school; as such, we conduct assessments for SEN to ensure each child is fully supported and placed in the correct level for their ability.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

September

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, the 1st intake is within the first term (August and September) and we have a 2nd intake in Semester 2.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Currently, 100%

External examinations or assessments available

International Assessment for entry to Primary and Secondary.
Cambridge Checkpoint.
Cambridge IGCSE.
HSK - Chinese.
MoEYS Khmer National Exams.

Results in these examinations

The average pass rate is 80%

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

HIA is a non-sectarian School

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

Release time for important ceremonies, quiet room, special diets are supported and religious customs are accommodated.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

Our C.A.R.E Programme stands for Creating Awareness and Resilience in Education. It is the umbrella framework for our Multi-Tiered System of Support, which includes amongst other things, the Special Educational Needs Department.
The objective of this programme is to promote tolerance, celebrate diversity and offer support to our students emotionally, academically, socially, physically and behaviourally. Through our systems of support, student welfare is prioritised for every child on their academic journey.
The Student Support Services are responsible for the well-being of our students with learning difficulties, in vulnerable states or at academic risk. A school-wide approach is used to create support teams of teachers, counsellors, psychologists, and other specialists who work to assess, implement and monitor student support and interventions.
Our services help families with children that have learning difficulties such as dyslexia and dysgraphia; with impairments or difficulties such as ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorder; students at academic risk and in need of remedial or intensive support; students of concern; and students with emotional or behavioural difficulties.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Harrods provides an opportunity for exceptionally able students to study in learning environments that challenge, inspire and empower them to excel every day.
We provide extension classes following an enriched curriculum designed for their needs, delivered by teachers and specialists with expert skills and knowledge.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:00 am

School finish time

4:30 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Remedial Language and Subject Courses, Coding, Robotics, Swimming, Basketball, Taekwondo, Arts and Crafts, Chinese, Yoga, Music and Dance and the Harrods Lion's Football Club.

School provided lunches

Lunch is optional, parents can purchase school lunches or provide their own.
Healthy Snacks are provided by the school both morning and afternoon, snack fees are payable.

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Fitness classes, Table Tennis, Basketball, Football, Swimming, Yoga and Badminton.

Sports facilities at the school

Playground, Sports area, Outdoor area and Swimming pool.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, internal and external.

Other facilities at the school

Science Labs, Art Studio, Music room, Auditorium, Library and Technology Labs.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Harrods International Academy (HIA) is part of the renowned Singapore based Global School Foundation.
The school provides structured, holistic learning in a globally focused, modern teaching environment intent on building intercultural awareness in its student cohort.
We have an international outlook on education – encouraging our students to widen their perspectives on diversity through:

• An international community of families and a multi-nation staff cohort and students from more than 21 countries
• Exchange programmes with our international partners, sister schools and the celebration of international events.
• Pledged to Support the U.N. Rights of the Child and Sustainable Development Goals.
• Teaching, curriculum and service quality that meet high world standards.
• Global citizenship and international mindedness is interwoven throughout our curriculum.
• Creating Awareness and Resilience in Education (C.A.R.E.) Programme.

Teaching approach of the school

HIA has a multi-curricular approach with strong national and international programmes laying a solid foundation for Harrods students.
Students prepare for success through holistic learning, teamed with digital literacy and entrepreneur skills, and threads of global citizenship. We ensure that every child gets the best physical, emotional and academic development to make them influential global citizens and leaders of tomorrow.
Our student-centred and inquiry-based approaches are designed to foster 21st-century skills and capacities through; practical, experiential learning for self-improvement; sports programmes for active physical and social development. Additionally, HIA provides local and international academic opportunities to encourage critical thinking and healthy competitiveness.

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