Hong Lok Yuen International School Hong Kong
Hong Lok Yuen International School in the New Territories
A multicultural International School and kindergarten set in the Hong Lok Yuen estate for expatriate and local residents in the New Territories. It provides for children from Nursery to Year 9. The school is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS).
Hong Lok Yuen offers a UK-based curriculum taught in English. Staff are trained and use ICT and multi media in every classroom from Nursery to Year 9. Daily Chinese studies lessons, are taught in Putonghua with programmes tailored according to ability. The school provides an extensive educational support unit with two specialist teachers who work together with classroom teachers to support children with special learning needs and those requiring English as an Additional Language (EAL).
The pre-school provides opportunities for 3-year-olds to learn about the environment around them, and to bridge the gap between home and starting school. The pre-school is housed in a purpose-built section of Hong Lok Yuen school. Parents are welcome to play an active part. Helping a child gain self-esteem is an important part of the nursery section.
Reception to Year 9
The curriculum is well structured and provides for a solid foundation of skills as well as development of an inquiry approach.
English and Mathematics are taught using the UK Literacy and Numeracy Strategy, Science, Music, Design and Technology and ICT are all taught in well resourced classrooms. ICT is widely used with Interactive Whiteboards in every classroom. We provide the National Curriculum for Key Stage 3 for Years 7 - 9, leading to iGCSE in Years 10 and 11 and then together A-Level or IBO diploma in Years 12 and 13 as we establish our secondary school.
Every child has the opportunity to participate in the Performing Arts, Drama and Music. Environmental Education is high profile reflecting both the ethos and location of the school. Languages offered include Chinese, Spanish and Dutch. In P.E. there is an emphasis on physical fitness and outdoor education.
The school provides a variety of out-of-school and lunchtime activities. Some are offered by teachers and parents, others by outside professionals. They may require additional fees. They include drama, instrumental lessons, judo, chess, French, Dutch Language, Netball, Brazilian soccer, choir, ballet, football and Chinese painting.
The school has a large grass playing field and grounds, an outdoor classroom and an environmental area.
A uniform is required and each item should be clearly labelled with the child's name.
Hong Lok Yuen International School
Twentieth Street, Hong Lok Yuen, Tai
Po, New Territories, Hong Kong