• Admissions

  • The ISF Pre-School welcomes people of all nationalities and backgrounds. We seek a talented and diverse student body to promote the robust exchange of ideas and experiences and enhance learning opportunities.

    Applications for Next Academic Year 2024-25

    Regular Applications Period

    Regular applications for both grades will open on September 1, 2023. The application submission deadlines are:

    Year One:    September 30, 2023 – CLOSED
    Year Two:    November 30, 2023 – CLOSED

    Expression of Interest

    Post the regular application deadline, an expression of interest to apply to the Pre-School may still be submitted through Friends of ISF. Expressions of interest are reviewed based on availability. For enquiries, please email [email protected].

  • Age Requirements for 2024-25 Admissions

    Applicants need to meet the minimun age requirement for the grade applied:

    Grade Level Minimum Age (by August 31, 2024) Applicants are born between dates shown below
    Year One 2 years 8 months September 1, 2020 & December 31, 2021
    Year Two 3 years 8 months September 1, 2019 & December 31, 2020


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  • Fees & Tuition

  • Acceptance Deposit

    An Acceptance Deposit must be paid in order to secure a place for your child. The deposit will be credited towards the tuition fees and is non- refundable if the student subsequently withdraws from the school.

    Capital Contribution Scheme

    The Capital Contribution Scheme is established to accumulate funds for new buildings and equipment, school environment enhancement projects, and major repairs / maintenance to buildings and plants. Each new student is required to pay a capital contribution.

    Annual Capital Levy*

    The Annual Capital Levy of HK$15,000 for the Half-Day Program and HK$22,500 for the Extended Program is payable annually. It is non-interest bearing, non-transferable, non-refundable, and subject to annual adjustment. For enquiries, please email [email protected].

    *Pending the Education Bureau’s approval.

    Capital Note

    A Capital Note is non-interest bearing, non-refundable and fully transferable at any time one year after the date of issuance of the Capital Note Certificate or three months after the date on which the Nominee ceases to be a student of the Academy / the Pre-School, whichever is later. The Nominee will be exempted from paying the Annual Capital Levy. Interested parties need to purchase a Capital Note from current holders in the secondary market. For enquiries, please email [email protected].

  • Annual Tuition Fees

    Annual Tuition for the 2023-24 Academic Year is payable in 11 equal installments via bank autopay as outlined below:

    Half-Day Program: HK$140,580*
    Extended Program: HK$281,160*

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

    Additional Costs

    • Non-refundable application fee of HK$1,000. The application fee includes the Admissions assessment and the administrative fee for processing the application, which is subject to change for each new academic year.
    • Co-Curricular Activities Course Fees for selected courses. Enrollments in these courses are optional.

    Financial Aid Program

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

  • To register for an Admissions Event or to apply online, visit Friends of ISF.