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ESF Island School

ESF Island School

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Main Campus

20 Borrett Road, Mid Levels

Area(s)

Central and Western

Type

English Schools Foundation (ESF)

District(s)

Hong Kong Island

Levels

Secondary

Year Founded

1967

About 

Island School is a secondary school under the English Schools Foundation. The school has temporality moved to 2 sites in Tai Wan and Sha Tin Wai, both are in Shatin as it's site in Borrett Road is being redeveloped and the school will move back to it in August 2022.
Island School implements a number of unique programs offering a a broad liberal education and ensuring the Spirit of Island School is ever present through its long established house system.
The school focuses on igniting a passion for learning in every student, encouraging them to problem solve, question and think creatively with new concepts and ideas.

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Contact Details

25247135

Application Details

Application Period

Year 7: 1-30 Sept; Other years: rolling admissions

Cut off Date

31

of

Dec

When to Apply

0

One year before intended entry

NA

Starting Age

11 years

Entry Level

Y7

Feeder Kindergarten

No details available

Tours / Visits

By appointment

Additional Details

Mandatory Bus

No

Simplified Chinese Characters

Yes

Traditional Chinese Characters

No

Religious Affliation

None

Key Details

Curriculum

IBMYP, IBDP, IGCSE/A Level, OTHER

BTEC

Maximum Annual Tuition Fee (HK$)

140700

Language(s) of Instruction

English, Other

Class Details

Grades Available 

Y7-Y13

Classes per grade

Total Number of Students

0

Max Class Size

30

School Hours

NA

Whole/Extended Day Option

NA

Fee Details

Annual Tuition Fee 2020/21 (HK$)

Y7-Y11: $133,800
Y12-Y13: $140,700

Application Fee (HK$)

2000

0

Assessment Fee (HK$)

Other Fees (HK$)

Non refundable one off capital levy:
Y7: $26,000
Y8: $22,300
Y9: $18,600
Y10: $14,900
Y11: $11,200
Y12: $7,500
Y13: $3,800

For students entering Y7 directly from an ESF Primary School no additional payment of levy is necessary

Debenture

Yes

Optional (non refundable)
Individual Nomination Right: $500,000

Annual Capital Levy

No

No CL details known

Financial Support

Yes

No financial support details

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