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SCHOOL NEWS – Guide To Hong Kong School News And Openings In 2022

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School news and openings in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s education scene never ceases to excite! Let’s welcome quality international pre-schools, primary schools, and secondary schools to our international city in the following years. What’s more, existing schools are becoming virtual this year, offering exciting online workshops/competitions, as well as building and expanding their campuses. All in all, it means more fun, more opportunities, and more places for little scholars here!

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  • New school Anjisi School opening in 2023

    ANJISI SCHOOL: New Kindergarten And Primary School Opening In 2023 With Local International Curriculum

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    Hot off the press! Anjisi School is opening its doors to students in 2023 and will be located in Kam Tin. The immense 150,000 sq feet property will include a six-story building, performing arts hall, swimming pool, and much more. The construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2022. The school offers a blend of local and international curricula. The school is set to offer IB and IGCSE programs at secondary school.

    Anjisi School, Kam Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong, https://www.anchors.edu.hk/.

    Note, priority admission will be given to students at Anchor's kindergartens.

  • Shrewsbury Mascot in Hong Kong

    SHREWSBURY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL HONG KONG: A New Mascot In Hong Kong

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    Hot off the press!  Shrewsbury has announced their new mascot, Darwin, a super cute corgi pup to their community in Hong Kong.  Darwin (named after one of the most prominent graduates) comes from Shropshire, England, where he stayed at an independent co-educational, boarding school founded by the Royal Charter in 1552. Learn more about Darwin via their social media platforms using the hashtag #SHKDarwin!

    Shrewsbury, 10 Shek Kok Rd, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong, https://www.shrewsbury.edu.hk/, Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ShrewsburyHKG

  • Dalton school hong kong

    DALTON SCHOOL HONG KONG: New Bilingual Primary School In West Kowloon

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    Hot off the press! A new school is opening in the city! Dalton School Hong Kong (DSHK) is a non-profit, child-centered dual-language private independent school located in the new vibrant West Kowloon Cultural District. The school is a true dual-language school (50% English / 50% Putonghua) that follows the US Common core and Beijing Tsinghua University Primary School standards. The primary school is approximately 75,000 square feet, with another 20,000 square feet used for the kindergarten and preschool. Admissions are now open to students from reception to middle schoolers and Dalton's High School (Grade 9-12) will commence in 2025. Click here for application information, including SEN inquiries.

    Dalton School Hong Kong, G/F, Imperial Cullinan, 10 Hoi Fai Road, Kowloon, +852 3612 4660, info@dshk.edu.hk , www.dshk.edu.hk

  • FIS hong kong EYFS

    FRENCH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: New Campus In Chai Wan

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    French International School (FIS) has some hot-off-the-press news! They are opening a brand new campus in Chai designed for the Early Years Program, the campus will open in September 2022! The Early Years Programs will be held in both French and International, providing a perfect learning environment for their youngest students. Registration is open, click here for more information!

    The French International School (FIS) was established in 1963 and is one of Hong Kong's first international schools. The school offers two key curricula - The French Stream follows the French National Curriculum to Brevet and French Baccalaureate and The International Stream follows the English Curriculum to IGCSE, then IB.

    French International School Hong Kongadmissions@lfis.edu.hkwww.fis.edu.hk

  • YEW CHUNG INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: Congratulations On YCIS's Student On Receiving An Oxford Offer

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    Big congratulations to Derun Li, from Yew Chung International School (YCIS), on receiving an offer to study Physics at Oxford University. Derun joined YCIS in 2015 as a Year 7 student. He further developed his interests in science and technology. His hard work is recognized by a list of renowned awards. Well done Derun!

    YCIS has been providing quality international education to the learners of Hong Kong for more than 80 years. Originally specializing in early childhood education, YCIS now provides education from early childhood through primary and secondary culminating in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.

    Yew Chung International School, Auditorium, 3 To Fuk Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, +852 2338 7106, www.ycis-hk.com/en/admissions, www.ycis-hk.com

  • ESF Summer Sports Camp

    ESF SCHOOLS: Construction Completion Of The Flagship School Structure

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    English Schools Foundation (ESF) celebrates the completion of the construction of the flagship school structure. They will continue to work on fitting out the building, with the project on track to be finished for the new academic year in August 2022. The new school will offer state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities!

    English Schools Foundation, +852 2574 2351, info@esfcentre.edu.hk, www.esf.edu.hk

  • KELLETT SCHOOL, THE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL HONG KONG: Awarded Highest Honor By COBIS!

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    Kellet School has been awarded Patron’s Accredited Membership, and they are the only school to win in Hong Kong. They have also been awarded the Beacon School status for recognition of their approach to well-being and COBIS gave Kellett commendations for 18 out of the 24 areas assessed, with all areas meeting or exceeding expected standards.

    The COBIS membership enables the school to access some excellent benefits including professional development for staff, events for students, and more!

    Kellett School, Kowloon Bay Prep and Senior, 7 Lam Hing Street, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, +852 3120 0700, www.kellettschool.com

  • WOODLAND PRESCHOOL HONG KONG: New Head Of School For Repulse Bay Montessori, Pokfulam & Kennedy Town

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    Woodland Pre-Schools offers a great education for children 6 months to 6 years old. With 8 centrally located campuses all over Hong Kong, they prepare children for a successful transition into primary school by building the foundations of independent learning step by step. Woodland Pre-Schools is happy to announce a new Head of School for Repulse Bay Montessori, Pokfulam and Kennedy Town:

    • The new Head of School at Pokfulam is Charlie Horowitz. Originally from the US and is very familiar with the education landscape and holds a Master of Education degree from the University of Hong Kong, where his studies focused on Early Childhood Development and bilingual education.
    • The new Head of School at Kennedy Town is Hannah Dentten, with over a decade of experience within the Hong Kong international early years setting.
    • The new Head of School at Repulse Bay Montessori is Tracey Cuthbertson, who is an Early Years enthusiast with deep experience developing high-quality early childhood programs, services, and teams that support children, parents, caregivers, and teachers alike.

    Woodland Preschools, Multiple Locations around Hong Kong, +852 2551 7177, www.woodlandschools.com

  • THE CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF HONG KONG: 30th Anniversary

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    One of the leading schools in South East Asia, Canadian International School of Hong Kong (CDNIS) is an IB World School fully authorized to deliver the International Baccalaureate's Diploma, Middle Years, and Primary Years Programs. This year marks a special milestone for the Canadian International School of Hong Kong as the school celebrates its 30th anniversary! CDNIS has become renowned for its academic innovation and its welcoming and supportive community where athletics, arts, and extracurricular activities play an equally important role in the development of their students as academic rigor.

    Canadian International School of Hong Kong, 36 Nam Long Shan Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, +852 2525 7088, admissions@cdnis.edu.hkwww.cdnis.edu.hk

  • HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: Sidney Chu: HKIS Alumni '17 To represent Hong Kong In 2022 Winter Olympics

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    Hong Kong International School (HKIS) shared the news that they have a second HKIS Olympian! Alumnus Sidney Chu '17 represented Hong Kong in men's short track speed skating in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

    Hong Kong International School, 1 Red Hill Rd, Tai Tam, Hong Kong, +852 3149 7000, www.hkis.edu.hk

  • Students With Teachers Wyccombe Abbey Hong Kong

    WYCOMBE ABBEY HONG KONG: Students Receive Offers From Independent Schools

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    Wycombe Abbey Hong Kong is proud to share that during 2021 and 2022, confirmed 11+ and 13+ offers of places have been received from the following British Independent Schools: Badminton School; Belmont School Mill Hill; Benenden School; Bryanston School; Caterham School; Cheltenham College; Cheltenham Ladies College; City of London School for Girls; Clifton College; Harrodian School; Lancing College; Mayfield School; Queen’s College London; Roedean School; Rugby School; Sherborne Girls; Woldingham School and Wycombe Abbey School.

    Wycombe Abbey School Hong Kong, 17 Tin Wan Street, Aberdeen +852 2129 7100, admissions@was.edu.hk, www.was.edu.hk

  • New School In Hong Kong That Will Be On The Mainland Chinese Curriculum

    NEW PRIVATE SCHOOL IN HONG KONG: Offering City's First Mainland Chinese Curriculum

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    Hong Kong will be opening its first private school providing a mainland Chinese curriculum to cater to mainland families living in the city. Hong Kong officials choose a site for the city’s first school offering a mainland Chinese curriculum, near the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Hong Kong has many international schools, but there is no mainland equivalent. The new school will offer 900 places or more and is expected to launch around the 2025-26 school year. Watch this space for detailed updates and news.

    Click here to see the latest press release by The Education Bureau

  • Inter-school Social Issues Association (ISSIA HK) New Magazine!

    ISSIA HK: Student-Led Platform To Discuss Social Issues

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong
    The ISSIA HK (Inter-school Social Issues Association) is an international, student-led organization in Hong Kong that aims to provide a collaborative platform and opportunities for discussion on social issues. It recently launched a 95-page social issues magazine (ISSIA Magazine), featuring articles, artwork, and photography submissions from across HK, on topics covering mental health, refugees, gentrification, LGBTQ+ issues, and more. Contributors come from a range of international schools across Hong Kong!

    To find out more about this great initiative, visit issiahk.org or Instagram @issia.hk.

  • Eton school in Mexico city to join NAIS

    NORD ANGLIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: Eton School Mexico To Join The NAIS Family

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    Eton School in Mexico City is joining the Nord Anglia Education (NAE) group. It will be NAISs' 70th school worldwide and their second bilingual school in Mexico. This offers Eton School a chance to collaborate with the vast network of NAIS teachers across the globe. Additionally, Eton School students can now connect and collaborate through Nord Anglia's tech-enabled platforms and benefit from NAE's global partnerships.

    Nord Anglia, +852 3958 1488, admissions@nais.hkwww.nordangliaeducation.com

    Nord Anglia Primary & Secondary, 11 On Tin St, Lam Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong

    Nord Anglia - Early Years, Red Hill Plaza, Red Hill Road, Tai Tam, Hong Kong

    Nord Anglia - Early Years, 285 Hong Kin Road, Tui Min Hoi, Sai Kung, The New Territories

  • Flowers Swallows And Amazons Hong Kong

    *SINGAPORE SCHOOL FOCUS* SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS: Summer Club Program

    Ultimate Guide To School News And Openings In Hong Kong

    Swallows and Amazons Kindergarten is open almost 50 weeks a year, operating four 10-week terms and a Summer Club program from June to the end of July, which all students can attend. Parents are only charged for 40 weeks of award-winning early childhood education per year.

    At Swallows and Amazons, early childhood educators promote strategic reasoning, insightfulness, perseverance, creativity and craftsmanship through the 16 habits of the mind. These life skills are persistence; listening with understanding and empathy; managing impulsivity; thinking flexibly; thinking about thinking; striving for accuracy; questioning and posing problems; applying past knowledge to new situations; thinking and communicating with clarity and precision; gathering data through all senses; creating, imagining, and innovating; responding with wonderment and awe; taking responsible risks; finding humour; thinking independently, and remaining open to continuous learning.

    Swallows and Amazons, The Grandstand, South Carpark, 200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287994, +65 6762 8158, lessons@swallowsandamazons.com.sg, www.swallowsandamazons.com.sg

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