School News: What’s Happening in Hong Kong

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Kindergartens & Primary Schools To Stop In-Person Classes

All playgroups, kindergartens and primary schools in Hong Kong are set to stop in-person classes by January 14 2022, because of concerns about COVID-19. Classes are set to resume after the Chinese New Year break.

The ESF University Fair

The online event aims at providing ESF Year 12 students with information on higher education destinations. Each year, over 100 institutions from all around the world send representatives to the Fair. It’s a great opportunity for students to get a better understanding of universities or countries they may be interested in, and for universities to get to know ESF schools and their students.

When: 22 January (online)

For more information, visit the website.

The International Schools Festival

Interact with representatives from 30 of Hong Kong’s most highly-regarded international and private schools at the International Schools Festival at the Cordis Hotel on 12 March 2022. Parents will be able to get a better understanding of the schools’ teaching styles and cultures and receive in-depth answers to questions specific to their child. Practical advice will also be given regarding the different curricula, the admissions process and how to tackle interviews.

When: 12 March 2022

Where: Cordis Hotel Hong Kong

For more information, go to the website.

Kellet School Awarded Patron’s Accredited Membership

Kellet School has joined just six schools in Asia and is the first in Hong Kong to be awarded Patron’s Accredited Membership. The school has also been awarded Beacon School status, which is awarded for excellence and identifies the school as “an example of best-practice for other schools to learn.”

Oxbridge School

The recently-opened Oxbridge School, an international primary school in Kowloon, offers a British education for children ages 5 to 11. Class sizes will be kept small (maximum of 15 children) and taught by subject specialists. The campus boasts a bright, modern and inspiring place to learn with a Learning Hub library facility, well-equipped classrooms, specialist teaching rooms and a dedicated Gifted and Special Needs centre. They also have on-site play areas and excellent facilities nearby for sporting activities.

Find out more information about Oxbridge School here.

New Early Years Programme at French International School

French International School has announced an exciting new Early Years Programme in Chai Wan. Children will encounter a rich variety of learning experiences, giving them a firm foundation to build on as they move on to Primary and beyond in this top, dual-stream international school.

Apply for the new programme here.

Retykle’s School Uniform Recycling Scheme

Retykle and The Alliance for Sustainable Schools (TASS) recently launched a pilot project that aims to address the issue of school uniform waste. Pre-loved uniforms for ISF Academy and Kellet School are for sale on Retykle’s online platform. The pilot will run until June and, if successful, hopefully additional schools will be added to the scheme.

For more information and to shop the items, click here.

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