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  1. English Schools Foundation

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PRIMARIES 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. The latter will operate from the Bauhinia campus until its premises are ready ...

  2. Enrolment deposit scheme 'pays off'

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem ESF schools nearly full The English Schools Foundation says a controversial enrolment deposit parents were asked to pay before the end of the last school year has been 'a success' and has helped schools to open at near full capacity. The move prompted a strong reaction from parents when it was announced in March. Payment was due by the end of June in an attempt ...

  3. Secondary revolution

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... students. The popularity of the IB in Hong Kong has soared in recent years, with 14 schools offering the diploma. From the beginning of this academic year, all English Schools Foundation schools ... students to seek alternatives, with some enrolling in the German Swiss school to study A-levels. Head of German Swiss' English secondary department, Mary Peart, said this academic year ...

  4. ESF adds special needs places

    Posted Jan 06th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch HK$2m grant helps provide service for non-Chinese speakers The English Schools Foundation has boosted the number of places available for children with special needs by a fifth, ... Autism Partnership International School will have capacity for 64 children and cater for both English and Cantonese-speaking children. ...

  5. About your guide

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... schools and English Schools Foundation. Between them, they offer access to many types of education. The number of schools offering International Baccalaureate programmes, from early years ... on English-medium schooling, including Direct Subsidy Scheme schools, international schools, new private independent schools and other private schools, as well as English-medium preschools. ...

  6. International, ESF schools cheer another year of top marks

    Posted Aug 24th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem International and English Schools Foundation institutions were yesterday celebrating another year of record results in the British and International GCSE exams. More than half of the grades awarded to students in German Swiss International School's English-language stream were given the top mark of A*. Mary Peart, head of the school's English section, said ...

  7. Move to IB helps ESF to extend its international reach

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Foundation is in a period of reform after criticisms over governance The English Schools Foundation is the largest provider of English-medium education in the fee-paying sector, ... There is no debenture. Contact details English Schools Foundation, 43B Stubbs Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong. Tel: 2574 2351; E-mail: info@esfcentre.edu.hk Web: www.esf.edu.hk ...

  8. Family forced to rely on home schooling

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... applied to Bauhinia School in Kwai Chung, part of the English Schools Foundation but had received no reply. They had ruled out the town's aided primary school because Haley could not speak ... The little girl grew up happily in Discovery Bay and thrived at Discovery Mind Kindergarten but when it came to finding a school place for their daughter, the couple found there was a down side ...

  9. Foxcroft new head of West Island

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... the position. Ms Foxcroft, who was the only candidate remaining after two principals from Australia withdrew from final interviews, has been leading the school since August. Chris Rider told the English Schools Foundation he was withdrawing from the selection process on Thursday, the day before final interviews were due to be held. Christopher Watney withdrew earlier in the week, citing personal ...

  10. Question of the week: Are schools that use English as the medium of instruction better?

    Posted Mar 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Borromeo Li Ka-kit, 17 Shun Lee Catholic Secondary School Schools using English as the medium of instruction are better in the sense that they provide us with a comprehensive foundation ... of instruction (EMI) schools offer students better career opportunities and equip them with more skills for the working world. At present, students are not getting enough chances to use English ...




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