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  1. Time to sing goodbye

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun With four English Schools Foundation alumni making it into the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens squad this year, the ESF has plenty of reason to celebrate. But their most audible- and certainly most lyrical- presence will be turning out on Sunday. A chorus of a thousand ESF primary school children will sing before the finals are played and an ESF music teacher will sing ...

  2. The mouse that roared

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and a proposed teachers' wage cut of up to 10 per cent at the English Schools Foundation (ESF). But both Disney executives and ESF teachers have provoked a good deal of resentment among locals ... the letters pages of this newspaper have been inundated with protests against 'overpaid' and 'under-worked' ESF teachers, whose foundation is heavily subsided by public money. ...

  3. Week ahead

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Today Application for ESF kindergartens Online applications have commenced for the four ESF international kindergartens (Abacus in Clear Water Bay, Hillside on Hong Kong Island, Tsing Yi, and Wu Ka Sha near Ma On Shan) for the 2012-13 academic year. Until Oct 31, HK$300 application fee. Inquiries: www.esf.org Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Christoph Eschenbach conducts baritone ...

  4. What's on in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mini voices Join ESF primary pupils as 850 of them perform a mix of traditional, jazz and folk numbers in Sing Out. When: April 28, 7pm Where: Queen Elizabeth Stadium Tickets: HK$70 (HK$150 for adults) from Urbtix on 2734 9009 Homegrown talent Local singing-songwriting duo At17, known for their smooth vocals and for playing their own instruments, will perform their hits ...

  5. noticeboard

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 23 Come together Students from seven ESF schools are working with a team from the Scottish Opera to put on famous opera Carmen, performing both the original music, and newly composed pieces by students. When: September 23, 3.30pm/7.30pm Where: HKAPA Tickets: HK$75 (HK$150 for adults) from HK Ticketing on 31 288 288 23 Back to reality Hong Kong Ballet presents the comic ...

  6. noticeboard

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 23 Laughs ahoy If you like meeting people and laughing, head to Chuckle Cafe for an evening of conversations about Hong Kong experiences and plenty of giggles. When: March 23, 8pm Where: Fringe Club Tickets: HK$120 (HK$150 for adults) from HK Ticketing on 31 288 288 5 Come together The annual ESF Orchestra and Choir Concert features talented students from the various ESF schools. ...

  7. School of rock

    Posted May 08th 2004, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... Steve Cray English Schools Foundations rivalries were forgotten last weekend as these seven teachers swapped notes- musical ones. Although they are hard-working ESF professionals by day, ... ambassadors for harmony between traditionally rival schools within the ESF,' said guitarist Michael Pritchard, also from KGV. The band, which plays a wide range of pop classics from the '60s ...

  8. What's on in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in William Shakespeare's Hamlet. The play features a young cast from local, ESF and international schools. Enquiries: 2520 1716 When: May 13-15, 7.30pm (2.30pm matinee on May 15) Where: Sai Wan ...

  9. Expand your vocabulary

    Posted May 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The word can also be used for a subject or issue that needs to be dealt with very carefully because it may cause disagreements or strong reactions. Heather Du Quesnay, ESF chief executive, confirmed that an increase was being considered. 'We have to be sensible and plan for the future of the ESF to offer high standards of education,' she said. 'The ESF has not been ...

  10. 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 ... at local bars. 'We know there's a big difference between our scene and the local scene. The ESF scene is younger, but the local scene has an older crowd and a different edge ...




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