Policy and Procedure

ADMISSION POLICY

Admissions to Preparatory Years (PY) Section

For Academic Year 2018/19
Application Period
The application period for the PY section has closed, and all school places for both PY1 and PY2 have been filled.

Applicants who are Singapore citizens or Singapore permanent residents and are relocating to Hong Kong may still choose to apply if they are willing to be placed on the waiting list until a vacancy becomes available.

For Academic Year 2019/20
Application Period
The application period for PY section for AY2019/20 closed on 30 September 2018. Applicants who are Singapore citizens or Singapore permanent residents relocating to Hong Kong may still apply after 30 September 2018. However, applications received after 1 December 2018 are subjected to the availability of school places.

The majority of our students have been with us since PY1, we advise parents who wish for their children to join SISHK to start at PY1.

Admissions Interview
Applicants will be required to sit for Admissions Interviews conducted by the school. Only the children are interviewed and they are expected to go into the interview room without their parents/guardians. Parents are required to select either English or Putonghua as the main language of instruction for the interview. The language not selected will be used as the secondary language for the interview.

Most of the interview will be conducted in the main language and a smaller portion will be conducted in the secondary language.

Admissions Interviews for AY2019/20 PY applicants will be conducted in December 2018.

For Academic Year 2020/21
Application Period
The application period is from 1 August 2018 to 30 September 2019. Applicants who are Singapore citizens or Singapore permanent residents relocating to Hong Kong may still apply after 30 September 2019. However, admissions are subject to availability of vacancies.

The majority of our students have been with us since PY1, we advise parents who wish for their children to join SISHK to start at PY1.

Admissions to Primary Section

For Academic Year 2018/19
Applications Period

For entry in AY2018/19, the application deadline is 15 May 2018. Applications received after 15 May 2018 will only be considered in AY2018/19 should there be any available school places.

Applicants who are Singapore citizens or Singapore permanent residents relocating to Hong Kong may still choose to apply if they are agreeable to be placed in the wait pool until a vacancy becomes available.

For Academic Year 2019/20
Applications Period
Applications for P1 to P6 closed on 30 September 2018. Applications received after 30 September 2018 will only be considered for admission assessment if a suitable place becomes available.

Applicants who are Singapore citizens or Singapore permanent residents relocating to Hong Kong may still apply after 30 September 2018. However, admissions are subject to availability of vacancies.

Admissions Tests
Applicants will be required to sit for Admissions Tests conducted by the school. The Admissions Tests comprise written and oral assessments in English Language and Chinese Language (Putonghua) as well as a written test in Mathematics. Our Admissions Team will be in contact regarding a date for the Admissions Tests.

Admissions tests for AY2019/20 Primary applicants will be conducted in December 2018.

For Academic Year 2020/21
Applications Period
Applications for P1 to P6 are welcome. The application period is from 1 August 2018 to 30 September 2019. Applicants who are Singapore citizens or Singapore permanent residents relocating to Hong Kong may still apply after 30 September 2019. However, admissions are subject to availability of vacancies.

Admissions to Secondary Section

For Academic Year 2018/19
Applications Period
For entry in AY2018/19, the application deadline is 15 May 2018. Applications received after 15 May 2018 will only be considered in AY2018/19 should there be any available school places.

Applicants who are Singapore citizens or Singapore permanent residents relocating to Hong Kong may still choose to apply if they are agreeable to be placed in the wait pool until a vacancy becomes available.

For Academic Year 2019/20
Applications Period
Applications for S1 to S3 and DP1 are welcome. The application period is from 1 August 2017 to 15 February 2019. Applications received before 15 November 2018 will receive priority screening for places in AY2019/20. Applicants who are Singapore citizens or Singapore permanent residents relocating to Hong Kong may still apply after 15 February 2019. However, admissions are subject to availability of vacancies.

Admissions Tests
Applicants will be required to sit for Admissions Tests conducted by the school. The Admissions Tests comprise written and oral assessments in English Language and Chinese Language (Putonghua) as well as a written test in Mathematics.

Admissions Tests for AY2019/20 Secondary applicants will be conducted in December 2018

For Academic Year 2020/21
Applications Period
Applications for S1 to S3 and DP1 are welcome. The application period is from 1 August 2018 to 15 February 2020. Applications received before 15 November 2019 will receive priority screening for places in AY2020/21. Applicants who are Singapore citizens or Singapore permanent residents relocating to Hong Kong may still apply after 15 February 2020. However, admissions are subject to availability of vacancies.

 

  Academic Year 2018/19 Academic Year 2019/20 Academic Year 2020/21
Level Year of Birth Year of Birth Year of Birth
Preparatory Year 1 2014 2015 2016
Preparatory Year 2 2013 2014 2015
Primary 1 2012 2013 2014
Primary 2 2011 2012 2013
Primary 3 2010 2011 2012
Primary 4 2009 2010 2011
Primary 5 2008 2009 2010
Primary 6 2007 2008 2009
Secondary 1 2006 2007 2008
Secondary 2 2005 2006 2007
Secondary 3 2004 2005 2006
Secondary 4 2003 2004 2005
IB Diploma Programme (DP1) 2002 2003 2004
IB Diploma Programme (DP2) 2001 2002 2003

* All students must have approval from the Hong Kong Immigration Department to enter, remain and study in Hong Kong.

* All students admitted to the Preparatory Years Programme must be fully toilet-trained when school starts.

APPLICATION PROCESS

1. Online applications and hard copy applications are accepted. Please click here to access the online application web page or to download a copy of the application form from here. Please note that once an application has been successfully submitted, it cannot be deferred to another academic year and all fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

2. All hard copy application forms soul be duly completed and returned to the
          Admission Team
          Singapore International School (Hong Kong)
          23 Nam Long Shan Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong

3. Application forms are to be returned together with the following:

  • Admission Report (for primary students only) to be sent by current school directly to SISHK.
  • Copies of official transcript of grades/report for the final year from each of the applicant's previous school on his/her performance, conduct and attitude towards learning, if applicable.
  • One recent passport-sized photograph which must be pasted on the space provided in the application form.
  • A non-refundable application fee of HK$2,200. Please submit a crossed cheque payable to "THE SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION LIMITED" together with the application form.
  • A copy of the applicant's birth certificate and/or other official documents which indicates his/her date of birth and parents' information.
  • Copies of both parents' identity cards and travel documents (passport) which show their citizenship and signatures.
  • A copy of the applicant's proof of citizenship (e.g.passport).

4. Applicants for Preparatory Year 1 or 2 will be interviewed in English and Putonghua. Applicants are requested to state their first and secondary language preferences for the interview.

5. Applicants for the Primary and Secondary sections will be required to sit for written and oral Admissions Tests conducted by the school in English, Chinese and Mathematics.

6. Applicants studying in Singapore local schools are required to submit their applications together with their school results for placement purposes. They will not be required to sit for an interview or admissions test, unless decided by the School.

7. Only complete applications will be processed and considered for admissions.

8. Interviews and admissions tests will be conducted at SISHK.

9. Upon notification of acceptance, payments for the Personal/Corporate Debenture, Capital Levy and Rntrance Fee (for personal debenture holders) should be sent to the school to secure a place.

10. Applicants need to re-apply if they wish to be considered for admission in another academic year.

11. For more information about our admission requirements and procedures or to enquire about your application, please contact the Admission Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call +852 2870 6880.

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