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  1. English Schools Foundation

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PRIMARY SCHOOLS Bauhinia School Kwai Chung Wah Yiu Rd, Lai Yiu Estate, Kwai Chung Tel: 2624 4110 admiss@bauhinia.edu.hk www.bauhinia.edu.hk Founded: 2002 A temporary ESF primary opened to meet a shortage of places in international schools and to close when the ESF's PIS through-school in Discovery Bay opens in September 2007. The latter will operate from the Bauhinia campus ...

  2. Talk back

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Is the new school building planned for Discovery Bay too big? As a resident of Siena and a parent, I attended the recent traffic impact meeting held by the English Schools Foundation ... to the school will only be satisfied if Legco votes to turn the process back to the initial planning stage of the project by re-evaluating the size, location and design of the school. As Islands ...

  3. Group urges Disco Bay residents to support new giant ESF school

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui A concern group in Discovery Bay has urged residents to support the building of a proposed English Schools Foundation school by writing to newspapers and officials, ... the English Schools Foundation and the developer, Hong Kong Resort, had failed to fulfil their obligation to communicate with the community. 'The project was presented to us as a fait accompli ...

  4. Funding nod for ESF school in Disco Bay

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... The English Schools Foundation's Discovery Bay project has won final approval for $137 million in government funding, despite opposition from the pro-democracy camp. The Legislative ... of the 38-room school in Mui Wo.' But John Stewart, head of facilities development for the English Schools Foundation (ESF), said including the Mui Wo school was not feasible. 'It would ...

  5. Giant school in Disco Bay likely to win approval

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Legislators and residents remain concerned over the size as Legco prepares to vote on the release of funding next week The English Schools Foundation's plans to build a private independent school in Discovery Bay are likely to clear the final hurdle next week, despite concerns by legislators and residents about the size of the school. The Legislative ...

  6. West Island School rocks

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... at The Edge nightclub in Central, where Voodoo Child plays once a month. The band, which is comprised of English Schools Foundation (ESF) students, recently won a band competition. As part ... School can be a great place to let your hair down and rock, as students from West Island School proved on Friday. Its School of Rock fair featured a showcase of talented young musicians ...

  7. Good Schools Guide

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... English Schools Foundation primary schools and many other leading private fee-paying schools loom in September. Parents should now be drawing up their short-lists and, where possible, visiting ... favour them for many other reasons- for English immersion and boarding school experience, for instance. This year, our guide also looks at these options. In the coming weeks, parents ...

  8. Kennedy School turns the corner

    Posted May 20th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier The English Schools Foundation primary school whose principal was removed two years ago following a poor inspection was this week given a clean bill of health. Kennedy School in Pokfulam was described by the foundation's education development director Graham Ranger as having made 'huge improvements', with high standards of achievement in English ...

  9. Controversial ESF reforms on the table

    Posted Apr 25th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier, Will Clem

    ... Katherine Forestier and Will Clem Governing body set to vote on plans for pared-down board that aims to improve accountability English Schools Foundation members yesterday were presented ... to vote on the draft of the English Schools Foundation Ordinance amendment bill. If passed by a meeting expected to be called by early June, it could be submitted as a Private Member's Bill ...

  10. Tsing Yi site offered to ease school crisis

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier, Will Clem

    ... services for the English Schools Foundation, said there was a severe shortage of places in ESF schools for some years, particular Years One and Two and Years Five to Eight. 'I am talking ... Katherine Forestier and Will Clem Location does not meet demand for places on HK Island, says one principal The government yesterday responded to the shortage of international school ...




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