• Admissions

  • Applications for Current Academic Year 2018-19

    We adopt a rolling admissions process for grades with vacancies, generally accepting students from August of the current year to January of the same academic year.


    Applications for Next Academic Year: 2019-20 Regular Application Period

    Applications for the 2019-20 academic year is open on September 1, 2018. The table below serves as a guide to our admissions process and The ISF Pre-School reserves the right to modify these dates and periods if necessary.


    Age Requirements

    Students should be the correct age for their grade as shown below:

    Grade Level Minimum Age* (by August 31 of year of entry) For 2019-20 admissions (Applicants are born between dates shown below)
    Year 1 2 years 8 months September 1, 2015 & December 31, 2016
    Year 2 3 years 8 months September 1, 2014 & December 31, 2015


    Admissions Events

    To register for School Tours and Admissions Briefing Sessions, please go to our admissions page.

  • Admissions Assessment Dates

    • Grade Level
      Year One
    • Application Submission Period
      September 1 to September 30, 2018
    • Student Assessment
      November 3, 10 and 24, 2018
    • Parent Meeting
      January to February 2019
    • Release of Results
      Early March 2019
    • Grade Level
      Year Two
    • Application Submission Period
      September 1, 2018 to January 18, 2019
    • Student Assessment
      February 23, 2019
    • Parent Meeting
      March 2019
    • Release of Results
      Early April 2019

    To find out more about the application process and prerequisites, please read our Prospectus 2019-20. Prospective parents may also contact us at psadmissions@isf.edu.hk for further information.

  • Fees & Tuition

  • Application Fee

    Non-refundable application fee of HK$1,000.

    The application fee includes the admissions assessment and the administrative fee for processing the application. The application fees are non-refundable and subject to change for each new academic year.

    Admissions Deposit

    An Admissions Deposit must be paid to secure a child’s placement. The deposit is paid to “The Independent Schools Foundation Pre-School Limited” and will be credited towards the total tuition. The Admissions Deposit is not refundable if the student decides at a later date not to attend the school.

    Capital Contribution Scheme

    Each new student is required to join the Scheme and pay a capital contribution to “The Independent Schools Foundation Limited” in the form of an Annual Capital Levy or a Capital Note.

    Financial Aid Program

    The ISF Pre-School funds a small number of students who need financial assistance. Interested families may contact the School Office for more information.


  • Annual Tuition Fees

    For the 2018-19 academic year, the Annual Tuition, payable in eleven equal installments via bank autopay, is as shown below:

     Year 1  HK$114,510* 
     Year 2  HK$114,510* 

    The first installment for new students is made one month before the start of the school year. Subsequent installments, for those paying by bank autopay, will be paid on the first bank working day of each month from September to June of the following year.

    * Fees are non-refundable and subject to change for each new academic year.

    Additional Costs

    Co-Curricular Activities Course Fees for selected courses. Enrollments in these courses are optional

  • Online Admissions Application

    Before submitting an admissions application, you need to join Friends of The ISF.
    As a Friend of The ISF, you can:

    1. Submit your child/children’s admissions application(s); and 
    2. Sign up for our Admissions Events including the Information Sessions and School Tours.
      To become a Friend, please go to http://admissions.isf.edu.hk
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