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  1. English Schools Foundation

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PRIMARIES Beacon Hill School Kowloon Tong 23 Ede Rd, Kowloon Tong Tel 2336 5221 bhs@bhs.esf.edu.hk www.beaconhill.edu.hk Founded: 1967 Founding school of ESF, catering for 540 students. The school's curriculum is inquiry-centred based on Primary Years Programme. Well-resourced, with strong ICT provision in all classrooms. Expressive arts programme that allows children to excel in art, ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Apr 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of racism is the responsibility of education. Fiona Bishop's letter ('Majority of ESF students are local', April 4), causes concern about how the English Schools Foundation (and ESF ... of the lowest admission priority to Cantonese applicants? Is it necessary to guarantee equal right or unfair privileges? Local English-medium schools do not discriminate against applicants on language ...

  3. talk back

    Posted Feb 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the education-oriented foundation. The smooth operation of the foundation is very crucial to students. Therefore, only an expert in the educational field should be the chief executive of the ESF. Cindy Cheung, Ngau Tau Kok With two kids at ESF schools, I have supported the board of the English Schools Foundation. I expected that, in light of the public fracas, a clear and well-reasoned explanation ...

  4. Battle of minds

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... IN THE RUN-UP to next year's World Schools Debating Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, English Schools Foundation (ESF) Debating has an exciting line-up of workshops and debating ... workshops in local schools to introduce students to this fascinating pastime - just contact Sam Greenland ( sgreenland@phoenix.edu.hk ) for details. Also check out www. hkedcity.net/english ...

  5. Enriching young minds

    Posted Aug 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as French, German, Korean and Japanese. International schools, including those run by the English Schools Foundation, were originally set up to cater to the needs of the expatriate community. Times ... International schools have a long history in Hong Kong. Many are elitist and highly selective. Students must be fluent in English. Costly debentures are usually required. Tuition fees can ...


    Posted Feb 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui Teenage hip-hop dancers are invited to show off their skills at South Island School's Movement 2K5 this Saturday. Schools from the English Schools Foundation and a few other international schools, such as the Hong Kong International School, German Swiss International School and Chinese International School, will take part in the concert. The four-hour show, ...

  7. Debating team REACHES TOP 16

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui The Hong Kong schools debating team made it into the top 16 at the 2005 World Schools Debating Championships in Calgary, Canada, but lost to Ireland 3-0 in the octo-finals. Led by coach Sam Greenland from the English Schools Foundation, the six-member team comprised Perry Ge (Sha Tin College), Emily Zhang (Diocesan Girls' School), Greg Forse (Island School), Daniel ...

  8. Hitting right note with cast of thousands

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of 1,000 English Schools Foundation primary school pupils entertaining the crowd with a series of numbers right before the finals. They sang Children Are Made to Love, Chiquita Banana and Gonna ... and performing arts at Kennedy School and a 15-year Hong Kong resident. 'When rehearsing here on Tuesday, the children just looked around the stadium and said, 'that isn't ...

  9. Class Notes

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a second language. Dr Andrew Goarly, an associate professor in the department of English at the university, has spent 13 years compiling the database. ESF names new island school principal The English Schools Foundation has appointed the deputy principal of Island School, Michelle Hughes, to take over as head from the school's long-serving David James in September. Mr James, 57, ...

  10. Disabled children raise funds for tsunami victims

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Students from a special school learned about the importance of helping the needy through a fund-raising campaign for tsunami victims. Run by the English Schools Foundation, the Jockey Club Sarah Roe School (JCSRS) provides education for physically and mentally handicapped students aged six to 18. The students operated the school tuck shop on four days, selling healthy ...




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