• Admissions

  • Applications for Current Academic Year 2021-22

    Rolling Applications Period

    We adopt a rolling admissions process for grades with vacancies, generally accepting rolling applications and conducting admissions assessments from May 2021 to January 2022. As a general practice, Pre-School does not enroll new students after the middle of February. 

    Applications for Next Academic Year: 2022-23 Regular Applications Period 

    2022-23 applications for both grades will open on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. The deadline for submitting applications is Thursday, September 30, 2021 for Year One, and Monday, December 20, 2021 for Year Two.

    Rolling Applications Period

    Depending on the grade, Pre-School may have available spaces after concluding the Regular Application Process for 2022-23. Hence, from Monday, May 2, 2022, Pre-School may accept and review applications for 2022-23 on a rolling basis i.e. Rolling Admissions.

    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 2022-23 admissions (Applicants are born between dates shown below)
    Year 1 2 years 8 months September 1, 2018 & December 31, 2019
    Year 2 3 years 8 months September 1, 2017 & December 31, 2018


    Admissions Event

    To register for Admissions Briefing Livestream, please visit Friends of The ISF.

  • Admissions Assessment Dates

    • Grade Level
      Year One
    • Application Submission Period
      September 1 to 30, 2021
    • Stage One Assessment Dates
      November 6, 13 and 27, 2021
    • Stage Two Assessment Dates
      December 2021 to January 2022
    • Notification
      End of January 2022

    *Applicants will be invited to attend the admissions assessment on ONE of the above dates.

    • Grade Level
      Year Two
    • Application Submission Period
      Wednesday, September 1 to Monday, December 20, 2021
    • Stage One Assessment Dates
      January 22, 2022
    • Stage Two Assessment Dates
      February 2022
    • Notification
      Early March 2022

    Please click here to download the eProspectus.
    Please click on the eProspectus icon for viewing online.

    Please read the Prospectus before submitting an application. Prospective parents may contact us at psadmissions@isf.edu.hk for any inquiries. 


  • 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.

    Acceptance Deposit

    An Acceptance 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 Acceptance 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 2021-22 academic year, the Annual Tuition, payable in eleven equal installments via bank autopay, is as shown below:

    Year One


    Year Two Half-day Program


    Year Two Extended Program


    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.

    *Tuition 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 Application and Event Registration


    1. Register on Friends of The ISF;
    2. Register for our Admissions Briefing Livestream; and
    3. Submit an online admissions application, with all supporting documents attached.