Admissions

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St. Hilary’s welcomes students of all nationalities and backgrounds for Grade One to Five Admission. For any enquiries, please feel free to contact our General Office:  Tel.: (852) 2338 7109, Email: [email protected]

1. Important Dates and Deadlines

Arrangement for 2019-20 Grade One to Six Admissions:

  • St. Hilary’s Primary School (Tai Po) : G1-6 (limited places only)
  • VNSAA St. Hilary’s School (Kowloon) : G1-5 (limited places only)
  • Online Application: 18th May – 8th June, 2019
  • School Information Day: 18th May, 2019
  • Interview: 
    • Apply for G1: 13th June, 2019
    • Apply for G2-6: 14th June, 2019
  • Result of application: 24th June, 2019
  • Student Registration: 27th June-29th June, 2019

Arrangement for 2020-21 Grade One Admissions:

  • Online Application: 22nd July, 2019 – 13th September, 2019
  • School Information Day: 18th May, 2019
  • Interview: 26th October or 2nd November, 2019
  • Result of application: 23rd November, 2019
  • Student Registration: 25th – 30th November, 2019

2. Admissions Criteria

  • Each student is assessed prior to being admitted to the school.
  • Applicants must be age appropriate for the year.
  • There must be space available in the year band assigned.
  • Families agree to embrace the school’s vision, mission, values and educational philosophy.

3. How to Apply

  • Join a school tour and our information day.
  • Fill in the application form
    • School Year: 2019-20 Grade 1 [Open: 18th May – 8th June, 2019] (Online application)
    • School Year: 2019-20 Grade 2 to 6 [Open: 18th May – 8th June, 2019]  (Online application)
    • School Year: 2020-21 Grade 1 [Open: 22nd July, 2019 – 13th September, 2019] (Online application)
  • Application fee $80

4. Before the Interview

  • “Through-train” Mode: St Hilary’s Kindergarten
    • The graduates of St. Hilary’s Kindergarten are exempted from the Grade One interview.
  • Only applicants who have completed and submitted the online application form will be invited for interviews.
  • After receiving your online application, you will receive an email/SMS from our school to inform you about the arrangement of interview for your child.

5. Interview

  • Interview will be conducted in English and Chinese
  • Interview Content
    • Group activities, individual interview
  • Admissions Criteria
    • Behaviour, communication, creativity, attentiveness, collaboration, recalling, comprehension, memory and problem-solving skills.
  • Parents have to bring the originals and copies of the followings to attend the interview:
    1. Birth certificate (for children born in Hong Kong) or travel document with the page containing ‘Permitted date’ chop information (for children born overseas)
    2. Hong Kong identity card (if any)
    3. K3 Student Handbook (with recent photo)
    4. School report cards (K1 & K2)
    5. A portfolio is NOT needed. If the school report(s) cannot completely reflect the talent of the applicant, parents can submit a maximum of three A4-sized photocopy of certificates of other achievements or attach a brief written introduction.

6. Data Privacy Notice

  • All private data related to the Admission Process shall be handled in full compliance with all Hong Kong laws, ordinances, and guidelines of Education Bureau.
  • All information submitted in the Application Form and other attachments will be used only for the admissions purposes. All admissions data of those unsuccessful candidates will be destroyed after the admission process is completed.
  • All documents submitted for the Admission Process will not be returned.

7. Result of Application

  • We will inform the parents through email/SMS.