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Who offers what and where - International preschools

PUBLISHED : Monday, 25 June, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 25 June, 2012, 12:00am

Preschools

ALISON'S LETTERLAND INTERNATIONAL KINDERGARTEN

Causeway Bay: 2/F, Marco Polo Mansions, 10 Cleveland Street; 4/F, Capital Commercial Building, 26 Leighton Road

Sheung Wan: 1/F, Wing Hing Commercial Building, 139 Wing Lok Street

Jordan: 7/F, Will Strong Development Building, 59 Parkes Street

Tel: 5188 0671

Email: info@letter-land.com

Website: www.letter-land.com

Year groups: Nursery-K3 Number of students: Varies from school to school and depending on classes Year founded: 1996 Curriculum: British early years foundation stage and key stage one Medium: English, Putonghua Extra-curricular activities: Language, literacy, fix-it phonics class, Putonghua, ballet, drama, yoga classes, jazz, music, helper workshops Fees: Letterland HK$4,400/month (am, pm), HK$220 (pm only); Saturday class HK$1,500; tiny tots, baby buddies class HK$800; Step 2 HK$1,000; bilingual class, Putonghua class HK$800-HK$1,000

DEBORAH EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE

25 locations in Hong Kong and on the mainland

Tel: 2362 8379

E-mail: deborahi@netvigator.com

Website: www.deborah-intl.edu.hk

Year groups: Preschool-kindergarten Year founded: 1978 Number of students, curriculum, medium, special programmes, number of teachers, average class size, extra-curricular activities, fees: Declined to provide

HONG KONG (ASCOT) PRESCHOOL & PLAYSCHOOL

Sha Tin: G/F, 1 Tsun King Road, Royal Ascot, Fo Tan

Tel: 2333 2939

Kowloon Tong: 19 Cumberland Road

Tel: 2338 6336

E-mail: info@hkpreschool.edu.hk

Website: www.hkpreschool.edu.hk

Year groups: 2-5 Number of students, year founded: Declined to provide Curriculum: Multiple intelligence theory, hands-on activities, computer studies Medium: English, Cantonese, Putonghua Special programmes, number of teachers: Declined to provide Average class size: Nursery 10:1 others 15:1 Extra-curricular activities: Declined to provide Fees: HK$37,300; application HK$30

LEARNING HABITAT KINDERGARTEN

Tsing Yi: L1, Commercial Building, Villa Esplanada, 8, Nga Ying Chau Street

Tel: 2501 5500

Hung Hom: UG45C, Laguna Mall, 8 Laguna Verde Avenue

Tel: 2363 1500

Tai Kok Tsui: Shop 2, 5/F, Hampton Loft, 11 Hoi Fan Road

Tel: 2510 5105

Tseung Kwan O: L1, Le Prestige, Phase 2A, Lohas Park

Tel: 2363 3005

E-mail: contact@learninghabitat.org

Website: www.learninghabitat.org

Year groups: 2-6 Number of students: 1,500 Year founded: 2000 Curriculum: English, Putonghua, Cantonese, parent-child reading scheme, phonics Medium: English, Cantonese, Putonghua Special programmes: Declined to provide Number of teachers: 94 Average class size: 28 Extra-curricular activities: Declined to provide Fees: HK$3,700-HK$4,100/month (half day), HK$6,200-HK$6,500/month (full day)

SUNSHINE HOUSE INTERNATIONAL

PRE-SCHOOLS

Chi Fu: G/F, Block 1, Fu Lai Yuen, Chi Fu Fa Yuen, 1 Chi Fu Road

Tel: 2551 3781

E-mail: chifu@sunshinehouse.com.hk

Clearwater Bay: Level 7, Silverstrand Mart, 2 Silver Cape Road

Tel: 2358 3803

E-mail: clearwaterbay@sunshinehouse.com.hk

Discovery Bay: 1/F, Discovery Bay Plaza

Tel: 2987 8143

E-mail: dbay@sunshinehouse.com.hk

Shop 106, 1/F, Block 6, Discovery Bay North Development

Tel: 2987 0813

E-mail: dbaynorth@sunshinehouse.com.hk

Pok Fu Lam: Commercial Development Block A, Pok Fu Lam Gardens, 108 Pok Fu Lam Road

Tel: 2551 3213

E-mail: pokfulam@sunshinehouse.com.hk

Tai Tam: 1/F, Redhill Plaza

Tel: 2813 0713

E-mail: taitam@sunshinehouse.com.hk

The Peak: Level 3, Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Road

Tel: 2849 7123

E-mail: peak@sunshinehouse.com.hk

Tung Chung: 2 Mei Tung Street, Tung Chung Crescent, Lantau Island

Tel: 2109 3873

E-mail: tungchung@sunshinehouse.com.hk

Website: www.sunshinehouse.com.hk

Year groups: 1-6 Number of students: Declined to provide Year founded: 1990 Curriculum: British. Play-based thematic approach by multicultural team, primary level key stage 1, 2 Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Enhancement classes, extended day sessions Number of teachers: Declined to provide Average class size: 20-25 Extra-curricular activities: Reading, Putonghua, phonics, maths, arts and craft, cooking, science, computer, sports Fees: Depending on school's location, HK$50,000-HK$75,000 (half-day); registration HK$30

THINK INTERNATIONAL KINDERGARTEN/NURSERY

Kowloon: G/F, Phase 3, Laguna City, 99 Cha Kwo Ling Road

Tel: 2727 4747

E-mail: thinkkg_lc@think.edu.hk

Kowloon Tong: 5 Lincoln Road

Tel: 2338 0211

E-mail: thinkkg_kt@think.edu.hk

Ma On Shan: Level 2, Sunshine Bazaar, 628 Sai Sha Road

Tel: 2633 7800

E-mail: thinkkg_mos@think.edu.hk

Mei Foo: The Podium, Nob Hill, 8 King Lai Path

Tel: 2727 7585

E-mail: thinkkg_mf@think.edu.hk

Website: www.think.edu.hk

Year groups: 2-6 Number of students, accreditation, association membership: Declined to provide Year founded: 1994 Curriculum: Bilingual education for local children, English-only preschool for international children Medium, special programmes, number of teachers, average class size, extra-curricular activities, fees: See website

TUTOR TIME INTERNATIONAL NURSERY & KINDERGARTEN

Braemar Hill: LG/F, Braemar Hill Shopping Centre, 45 Braemar Hill Road

Tel: 2529 1833

Mid-Levels: G/F, 5 Caine Road

Tel: 2529 2288

Tai Tam/Red Hill: Unit 101, 1/F, Red Hill Plaza, 3 Red Hill Road

Tel: 2813 2688

Kowloon Tong: 1 Dorset Crescent

Tel: 2573 9188

9 Suffolk Road

Tel: 2529 1188

Email: info@tutortime.com.hk

Website: www.tutortime.com.hk

Year groups: 6 months-6 Number of students: Declined to provide Accreditation: Tutor Time Training Centre Association membership: Learning Care Group, US Year founded: 2001 Curriculum: StartSmart and LifeSmart programmes encouraging whole child development. Subjects include nature, design, music, physical development and creating character with emphasis on maths and literacy Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Language, phonics classes Number of teachers: 28 Average class size: 16 Extra-curricular activities: Kung fu, piano Fees: HK$68,000; one month's deposit (refundable)

VICTORIA EDUCATIONAL ORGANISATION

Upper Kornhill Nursery: G/F, 14 Hong Yue Street

Tel: 2513 1108, 2513 1208

E-mail: ukoffc@victoria.edu.hk

Middle Kornhill Nursery & Kindergarten: 2/F, 18 Hong On Street

Tel: 2885 1888

E-mail: mkvkoffc@victoria.edu.hk

Lower Kornhill International Nursery & Kindergarten: 2-8 Hong On Street

Tel: 2885 3331

E-mail: lkvkoffc@victoria.edu.hk

Causeway Bay Kindergarten & Nursery: 32 Hing Fat Street

Tel: 2578 9998

E-mail: cbvkoffc@victoria.edu.hk

North Point Nursery: 5 Fook Yum Road, Ko Fung Court, Harbour Heights

Tel: 2571 7888

E-mail: hhvnoff2@victoria.edu.hk

South Horizons International Nursery & Kindergarten: Phase 2, Podium Level

Tel: 2580 8633

E-mail: shvkoffc@victoria.edu.hk

Belcher's International Nursery & Kindergarten: L3, Westwood, 8 Belcher's Street

Tel: 2542 7001

E-mail: bgvkoffc@victoria.edu.hk

Ho Man Tin International Nursery: 9 Carmel Village Street, Carmel-on-the-Hill

Tel: 2762 9130

E-mail: hmtoffc@victoria.edu.hk

Harbour Green Kindergarten & International Nursery: G/F, Harbour Green, 8 Sham Mong Road, Kowloon

Tel: 2885 1928

E-mail: hgvk@victoria.edu.hk

E-mail: enquiry@victoria.edu.hk

Website: www.victoria.edu.hk

Year groups: 8 months-5 Number of students: 4,012 Accreditation: Belcher's, Ho Man Tin, Causeway Bay schools, IBO World School Association membership: IBO, Victoria Shanghai Academy (please see International Through Schools section) Year founded: 1965 Curriculum: Bilingual approach, trilingual learning environment and activities, inquiry-based learning Medium: Cantonese, English, Putonghua Special programmes: Declined to provide Number of teachers: 254 Average class size: Declined to provide Extra-curricular activities: Di Zi Gui, Go, chess, Chinese painting, drama, kung fu, skipping, lion dance Fees: HK$3,785-HK$5,122/month (half-day), HK$5,910-HK$6,875 (full day, upper class); playgroup HK$1,088-HK1,329 (one day per week), HK$2,069-HK$2,532 (two days per week), HK$3,104-HK$3,797 (three days per week)

WOODLAND PRE-SCHOOLS

Mid-Levels Montessori: 119 Caine Road

Tel: 2549 1211

E-mail: montessoricr@woodlandschools.com

Repulse Bay Montessori: 2/F, 35 Beach Road

Tel: 2812 0274

E-mail: beachside@woodlandschools.com

Tai Tam Montessori: G/F, Red Hill Plaza, 3 Red Hill Road

Tel: 2525 1655

E-mail: montessoritt@woodlandschools.com

Beachside: 2/F, 35 Beach Road, Repulse Bay

Tel: 2812 0274

E-mail: beachside@woodlandschools.com

Happy Valley: 2 Hawthorn Road

Tel: 2575 0042

E-mail: happyvalley@woodlandschools.com

Harbourside: 3 Aberdeen Praya Road

Tel: 2559 1377

E-mail: whs@woodlandschools.com

Pok Fu Lam: G/F Commercial Complex, Wah Fu (II), Wah Fu Road

Tel: 2551 7177

E-mail: pokfulam@woodlandschools.com

Sai Kung: Shop D, G/F, Marina Cove Shopping Centre

Tel: 2813 0290

E-mail: saikung@woodlandschools.com

The Peak: 81 Peak Road

Tel: 2849 6192

E-mail: peak@woodlandschools.com

Woodland Tree House: G/F Scenic Villas, 26-28 Scenic Villas Drive, Pok Fu Lam

Tel: 2872 6138

E-mail: wpg@woodlandschools.com

Head office: 2405, Universal Trade Centre, 3 Arbuthnot Road, Central

Tel: 2559 4855

Email: enquiry@woodlandschools.com

Website: www.woodlandschools.com

Year groups: 1-6 Number of students: 1,500 Accreditation: Montessori Centre International, Pre-School Learning Alliance Association membership: Montessori Centre International, Pre-School Learning Alliance Year founded: 1978 Curriculum: Montessori methods; British early years foundation stage. English, Putonghua Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Wide range of clubs Number of teachers: Declined to provide Average class size: 10-24 Extra-curricular activities: English, French, Putonghua, maths, art, science, literacy, IT, cooking, music, drama, gym, sports Fees: HK$93,600-HK$123,600, depending on school; one month's deposit (refundable)

Hong Kong Island

BAMBINO ENGLISH PLAYSCHOOL

Flat F, 4/F, Causeway Tower, 16-22 Causeway Road

Tel: 2576 5269

E-mail: None

Website: www.schools.ac

Year groups: 2-6 Number of students: 40 Year founded: 1978 Curriculum: Teachers engage each child at his or her own pace through arts and craft, educational toys, workbooks, singing, story time, basic literacy and numeracy Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Sewing classes Number of teachers: 5 Average class size: 5-10 per teacher Extra-curricular activities: None Fees: HK$34,000 (morning); HK$29,000 (afternoon)

CASA DEI BAMBINI

Shop 2-3, Grand Scholar, 419K Queen's Road West, Western

Tel: 2259 3372

E-mail: joanna@casadeibambini.com.hk

Website: www.casadeibambini.com.hk

Year groups: Birth-6 Number of students: 200 Year founded: 2007 Curriculum: Montessori Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes, number of teachers, average class size: Declined to provide Extra-curricular activities: Putonghua, art, music, yoga, Montessori subjects Fees: HK$35,000-HK$100,000

CITY KIDS HKPPA PRESCHOOL

2/F, East Wing, 12 Borrett Road, Mid-Levels

Tel: 5193 2044

E-mail: officemanager@citykidshkppa.org

Website: www.citykidshkppa.org

Year groups: 33 months-6 Number of students: 40 Year founded: 1979 Curriculum: Early years foundation stage Medium: English Special programmes: Putonghua, music and movement, art Number of teachers: 3 Average class size: 13 Extra-curricular activities: Affiliated Playgroup Fees: HK$41,700; building levy HK$2,000; snacks HK$100/month; Hong Kong Pre-schools Playgroup Association membership HK$400

HIGHGATE HOUSE SCHOOL

2/F, 100 Peak Road, The Peak

Tel: 2849 6336

E-mail: info@highgatehouse.edu.hk

Website: www.highgatehouse.edu.hk

Year groups: 1-6 Number of students: 200 Year founded: 1992 Curriculum: Nurturing, home-like environment provides opportunities for creative play, artistic and practical activities that allow children to develop vital social, linguistic and dexterity skills. This gives sound foundations for emotional and cognitive intelligence Medium: English Special programmes: Putonghua playgroup and extended day classes Number of teachers: 9 Average class size: 13-25 Extra-curricular activities: Putonghua, creative activities Fees: Kindergarten HK$9,450; Nursery HK$9,450 (5-day), HK$6,750 (3-day), HK$5,500 (2-day), HK$5,500 (3-day afternoon); seedlings HK$7,440 (12 sessions); sweetpeas/rosebuds HK$3,680 (8 sessions); refundable deposits HK$3,000 (sweetpeas/rosebuds), HK$7,000 (seedlings, nursery, kindergarten)

ISLAND CHILDREN'S MONTESSORI SCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN

Units B-C, G/F, 16 Tin Hau Temple Road, North Point

Tel: 3427 9100

E-mail: info@icms.edu.hk

Website: www.icms.edu.hk

Year groups: N1-K3 Number of students: 180 Year founded: 2008 Curriculum: English, Putonghua. Montessori programmes for four age groups of between 18 months and 6 years Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Declined to provide Number of teachers: 18 Average class size: 12-24 Extra-curricular activities: Declined to provide Fees: K1-3 HK$73,700; pre-nursery N2 HK$62,400; pre-Casa playgroup N2PG HK$4200/month; toddler playgroup N1 HK$4000/month; application HK$500

LITTLE MONTESSORIAN

19/F Jardine Centre, 50 Jardine's Bazaar, Causeway Bay

Tel: 3621 0010

E-mail: enquiry@littlemontessorian.com

Website: www.childrenworks.net

Year groups: 18 months-6 Number of students: 130 Year founded: 2007 Curriculum: Montessori learning environment to stimulate young children. Activities lead children to build fine-motor and gross-motor skills, good observation, independence, confidence, cognitive skills, language ability, creativity Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Montessori playgroup, maths, phonics Number of teachers: 5 Average class size: Ratio of 1:6 Extra-curricular activities: Field-trip experiments, sports days, day camps, seminars for parents Fees: Playgroup HK$19,200-HK$32,400; Casa class HK$18,000-HK$28,800; one-month's deposit

MONTESSORI FOR CHILDREN

House A, Phoenix Garden, RBL 1033, Tai Tam Village, Stanley

Tel: 2813 9589

E-mail: hongkong@montessori.edu.sg

Website: www.montessori.edu.sg

Year groups: 30 months-6 Number of students: 51 Year founded: 1986 Curriculum: Focuses on physical, mental, social and aesthetic development. Besides languages, arithmetic and the sciences, children also work with activities that develop and strengthen their muscle co-ordination, motor skills and enhance sensorial awareness Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Stretch N Grow, book week, cultural programmes, language immersion Number of teachers: 4 Average class size: 14 Extra-curricular activities: Putonghua Fees: Declined to provide

RIGHTMIND KINDERGARTEN

RIGHTMIND INTERNATIONAL NURSERY

UG Floor, Block 27, South Horizons, Ap Lei Chau

Tel: 2875 0452

E-mail: rightmindkg@kinderu.org

Website: www.rmkg.org

Year groups: 2-6 Number of students: 284 Year founded: 1980 Curriculum: Emphasis on right-brain development. Advanced maths and music programme Medium: English, Putonghua, French, Spanish Special programmes: Declined to provide Number of teachers: 25 Average class size: 28 Extra-curricular activities: Declined to provide Fees: Pre-nursery HK$61,237; kindergarten HK$57,002

SMALL WORLD CHRISTIAN KINDERGARTEN

10 Borrett Road, Mid-Levels

Tel: 2525 0922

E-mail: office@smallworld.hk

Website: www.swck.edu.hk

Year groups: 32 months-5 Number of students: 250 Year founded: 1986 Curriculum: Christian-based values Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Field trips, culture day, Christmas play Number of teachers: 18 Average class size: 20-22 Extra-curricular activities: Culture day, Christmas play, field trips, parenting courses Fees: HK$4,510/month over 10 months

ST TERESA'S KINDERGARTEN

1 Tung Tau Wan Road, Stanley

Tel: 2813 8567

E-mail: sttkg98@biznetvigator.com

Website: www.teresakinder.com

Year groups: 32 months-5 Number of students: 60 Year founded: 1998 Curriculum: Children are encouraged to wonder, think, feel and imagine. Thematic approach based on children's own experiences, interests and current events Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Decline to provide Number of teachers: 4 Average class size: 24 Extra-curricular activities: Declined to provide Fees: HK$37,860; application HK$1,000

STARTERS SCHOOL

Flat B, 1/F, Tung Hey Building, 12-22 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai

Tel: 2527 8676

E-mail: starters_school@yahoo.com

Website: www.starters.edu.hk

Year groups: 3-6 Number of students: 125 Year founded: 1977 Curriculum: British early childhood Medium: English Special programmes: Learning through play Number of teachers: 6 Average class size: 20-25 Extra-curricular activities: Phonics, learning through play classes Fees: Lower kindergarten HK$34,800; upper HK$38,000; P1 HK$49,800; application HK$400

WEMBLEY INTERNATIONAL KINDERGARTEN

2/F, Tang Kung Mansion, 31 Taikoo Shing Road, Taikoo Shing

Tel: 2567 5454

Email: wik@pacific.net.hk

Website: kindergartenhongkong.blogspot.hk

Year groups: 2-6 Number of students: Declined to provide Year founded: 1984 Curriculum: International Medium: English Special programmes: Animal interaction Number of teachers: Declined to provide Average class size: Teacher-pupil ratio 1:7 nursery, 1:12 kindergarten Extra-curricular activities: Phonics, maths, creative writing, art, music, drama, Putonghua Fees: Declined to provide

Kowloon

ANFIELD INTERNATIONAL KINDERGARTEN

5 Cumberland Road, Kowloon Tong

Tel: 2794 3668

E-mail: admin@anfield.com.hk

L2, Phase 1, Laguna Verde, 8, Laguna Verde Avenue, Hung Hom

Tel: 2766 3882

E-mail: admin-lv@anfield.com.hk

Website: www.anfield.com.hk

Year groups: K1-3, P1-6 Number of students: Declined to provide Year founded: 1999 Curriculum: British early foundation stage, key stage 1 and 2 adapted to local setting. Activity-based approach to developing six learning areas, with pupils learning at their own pace Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes, number of teachers, average class size: Declined to provide Extra-curricular activities: English, Putonghua classes Fees: Declined to provide

KINGSTON CHILDREN'S CENTRE AND KINDERGARTEN

12-14 Cumberland Rd, Kowloon Tong

Tel: 2337 9049

E-mail: enquiry@kingston.edu.hk

Website: www.kingston.edu.hk

Year groups: 1-4 Number of Students: 168 Year Founded: 1996 Curriculum: IB PYP. Putonghua, English, music and movement. Children explore and develop skills through hands-on engaging activities. Medium: Putonghua, English Special programmes: Declined to provide Number of teachers: 2 per class - one native English, one native Putonghua Average class size: 16-18, teacher-pupil ratio 1:8-1:9 Extra-curricular activities: Wide range Fees: Declined to provide

KOWLOON BAPTIST CHURCH KINDERGARTEN

2/F, 300 Junction Road, Kowloon Tong

Tel: 2336 6213

E-mail: kbck@netvigator.com

Website: www.kbck.edu.hk

Year groups: K1-2 Number of students: 150 Year founded: 1975 Curriculum: Christian principles with learn through play and thematic teaching approach Medium: English Special programmes: Christmas services at Kowloon International Baptist Church Number of teachers: 6 Average class size: 25 Extra-curricular activities: Sunday school Fees: HK$22,000 (half-day); advance fees HK$4,400; application HK$60

STAFFORD ENGLISH KINDERGARTEN

14 Stafford Road, Kowloon Tong

Tel: 2337 2388

E-mail: None

Website: www.stafford.edu.hk

Year groups, number of students, year founded: Declined to provide Curriculum: International founded on 3 aspects - proficiency in English, Putonghua, Cantonese; academic subjects; internationalism Medium: English, Cantonese, Putonghua Special programmes, number of teachers, average class size: Declined to provide Extra-curricular activities: Tennis, violin Fees: Declined to provide

YORK INTERNATIONAL KINDERGARTEN

49-51 Cumberland Road, Kowloon Tong

Tel: 2336 1483

Email: yorkoffice49@yahoo.com.hk

Website: www.york.edu.hk

Year groups: 2-6 Number of students, year founded: Declined to provide Curriculum: Trilingual based on internationalism, academics, activities Medium: English, Cantonese, Putonghua Special programmes, number of teachers, average class size: Declined to provide Extra-curricular activities: Violin, tennis Fees: Declined to provide

YMCA INTERNATIONAL KINDERGARTEN

2/F, YMCA, 41 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2268 7766

Email: kindergarten@ymcahk.org.hk

Website: www.ymcahk.org.hk

Year groups: 32 months-6 Number of students: 140 Accreditation: Unicef Child Friendly School Year founded: 1982 Curriculum: British early years foundation stage. Child-centred approach and group learning to assist English-language development, maths, social development and physical play using phonics, gym, art, music and movement, daily prayer and worship time. Parental involvement encouraged Medium: English Special programmes: Declined to provide Number of teachers: 13 Average class size: Declined to provide Extra-curricular activities: Swimming, soccer, taekwondo, basketball Fees: Declined to provide

New Territories

BOX HILL (HK) INTERNATIONAL KINDERGARTEN AND PRE-SCHOOL

Ma On Shan: G/F, Block 10, Phase One, Vista Paradiso, 2 Hang Ming Street

Tel: 2750 6323

Fo Tan: 327 Podium of Jubilee Court Shopping Centre

Tel: 2688 2161

Tseung Kwan O: Shop K01, L2, Metro Town

Tel: 2623 0018

E-mail: admin@boxhill.com.hk

Website: www.boxhill.edu.com.hk

Year groups: 2-6 Number of students: 260 Year founded: 2004 Curriculum: British foundation stage. Reading, phonics programmes Medium: English, Cantonese, Putonghua Special programmes: Reading, enrichment programmes Number of teachers: 15 Average class size: 22 Extra-curricular activities: Scouts, ballet, jazz, literacy hours Fees: HK$45,650; miscellaneous HK$420/month; application HK$30

DAVID EXODUS KINDERGARTEN

UG/F, Block 4, Julimount Garden, Hin Tin Street, Tai Wai, Sha Tin

Tel: 2693 3772, 2699 0100

E-mail: lindamheaney@gmail.com

Website: www.davidexodus.edu.hk

Year groups: K1-3 Number of students: 50 Year founded: 1988 Curriculum: Thematic approach learning through play Medium: English Special programmes: Children with special needs Number of teachers: 3 Average class size: 24 Extra-curricular activities: Declined to provide Fees: HK$41,000; application HK$100

DISCOVERY MIND INTERNATIONAL PLAY CENTRE AND KINDERGARTEN

Kindergarten: G/F, 401, Marina Commercial Centre, 2-8 Coastline Villa, Peninsula Village, Discovery Bay, Lantau

Tel: 2987 8088

Play centre: Shop 139B, Discovery Bay Plaza, Lantau

Tel: 2987 8028

Play centre and kindergarten: G/F, Seaview Crescent, 8 Tung Chung

Tel: 2987 8070

E-mail: enquiry@dmk.edu.hk

Website: www.dmk.edu.hk

Year groups: 15 months-3 Number of students, year founded: Declined to provide Curriculum: Fun and structured hands-on activities. Tung Chung school follows British-based foundation stage. Putonghua Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes, number of teachers, average class size, extra-curricular activities, fees: Declined to provide

INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL - KINDERGARTEN

Unit 701, 7/F, Jubilee Court Shopping Centre, 2-18 Lok King Street, Fo Tan

Tel: 3156 1234

E-mail: kindergarten@ics.edu.hk

Website: www.ics.edu.hk

Year groups: Reception 1-2 Number of students: 120 Year founded: 2001 Curriculum: Half-day classes balance academic with artistic and physical activities. Phonics, handwriting, maths, Putonghua Medium: English Special programmes: Summer activities Number of teachers: 4 Average class size: 15 Extra-curricular activities: Gymnastics, jazz dance, drama Fees: HK$49,500; application HK$1,000

LEAPFROG KINDERGARTEN

11 Pak Tam Chung Village, Sai Kung Country Park, Sai Kung

Tel: 2791 1540

E-mail: admin@leapfrogkindergarten.org

Website: www.leapfrogkindergarten.org

Year groups: K1-2, PG1-3 Number of students: 80 Year founded: 1997 Curriculum: British early years foundation. 'Learn through play' with Putonghua-speaking assistants Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Putonghua Number of teachers: 2 Average class size: 15-20 Extra-curricular activities: Declined to provide Fees: K1-2: HK$40,000; deposit HK$4,000 (refundable); playgroups HK$120-HK$200/session; Hong Kong Pre-school Playgroups Association membership HK$400; maintenance, supplies levy HK$100/term; application HK$100 (kindergarten)

NEW SONG CHRISTIAN KINDERGARTEN

1/F, East Garden Plaza, 66 Yi Chun Street, Sai Kung

Tel: 2791 2472

E-mail: newsong@netvigator.com

Website: www.newsonghk.com

Year groups: 32 months-6 Number of students: 55 Year founded: 1991 Curriculum: Play and themed activities to provide appropriate challenges for different abilities and interests, phonics, writing, numeracy, Putonghua, drama, movement, library, Bible stories Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Paint, play Number of teachers: 2 Average class size: 30 Extra-curricular activities: Declined to provide Fees: HK$49,000; annual expenses HK$1,740; application HK$30

SOUTHSIDE KINDERGARTEN

109 Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay

Tel: 2592 7527

E-mail: info@southside.edu.hk

Website: www.southside.edu.hk

Year groups: Nursery, kindergarten Number of students: 107 Year founded: 2000 Curriculum: British foundation stage. Use of Sylvan Learning's proprietary systems Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: Individual support using Sylvan's programmes Number of teachers: 6 Average class size: 18 Extra-curricular activities: Putonghua, arts and craft, music Fees: HK$78,000; extended day HK$98,000

ST LORRAINE ENGLISH KINDERGARTEN

15 Sai Ching Street, Yuen Long

Tel: 2476 0091

E-mail: stlorraineoffice@yahoo.com.hk

Website: www.st-lorraine.edu.hk

Year groups: Kindergarten Number of students, year founded: Declined to provide Curriculum: Heavily influenced by US and British educational standards. School works regularly with overseas schools from Wales, Florida and the Gold Coast, Australia. Children take part in external assessments such as the Junior English Tests, Cambridge Young Learners English Tests and the mathematics segment of the Stanford Achievement Tests Medium, special programmes, number of teachers, average class size, extra-curricular activities, fees: Declined to provide

SKIP (SAI KUNG INTERNATIONAL PRE-SCHOOL)

159 Che Keng Tuk Road, Sai Kung

Tel: 2791 7354

E-mail: skip@skip.edu.hk

Website: www.skip.edu.hk

Year groups: 1-5 Number of students: 120 Year founded: 1989 Curriculum: British early years foundation stage. Literacy and numeracy, arts and craft, music, personal and social skills through play Medium: English Special programmes: Split classes Number of teachers: 2 Average class size: 20 Extra-curricular activities: None Fees: K2 HK$36,500; K1 HK$29,500; playgroups HK$110-HK$130/session; registration HK$300; kindergarten deposit 2 months' fees (refundable)

ZEBEDEE INTERNATIONAL KINDERGARTEN

G/F, Yat Nga Court, Nam Wan Road, Tai Po

Tel: 2650 3339

Email: admin@zebedee.edu.hk

Website: www.zebedee.edu.hk

Year groups: K1-3 Number of students: 80 Year founded: 2008 Curriculum: British early years foundation stage. Children benefit from English-speaking, play-based learning environment. Putonghua Medium: English, Putonghua Special programmes: English enhancement Number of teachers: 6 Average class size: 15 Extra-curricular activities: Learn English through play classes, playgroups, art, dance Fees: HK$39,600; application HK$200

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