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German Swiss International School

Taking a one school, two systems approach, German Swiss International School (GSIS) was established in 1969 by German-Swiss families who were looking for a bilingual German-English education in an international setting

Type: Primary and secondary, split into English and German sections

Curriculum: German International Abitur for German stream; IGCSE followed by IB for English stream

Languages: German, English, Putonghua and French

When to apply: Year-round

Waiting list time: Varies according to year group

Fees: Deutsche Vorschule, K1-5, Years 1-6: HK$147,070 • K6-10, Years 7-11: HK$177,400 • K11-12+, Years 12-13: HK$187,540

Debentures: Standard, refundable debenture: HK$500,000; development, non-refundable debenture: HK$432,250

Campus and facilities: Primary school facilities include a new library with more than 20,000 resources in German, English and Chinese; a spacious multi-purpose atrium; a rooftop playground; and a primary gym. The secondary school features state-of-the-art laboratories; a senior library and senior study room; a new indoor swimming pool; and a renovated sports hall.

Competitive advantage: German Swiss International School offers a rigorous pedagogical programme within a vibrant, creative, caring community, and is renowned for academic excellence. GSIS students obtain a rounded, holistic education focusing on their creative, social and emotional development. GSIS is the only school in Hong Kong providing a German curriculum, and it is certified as an Excellent German School Abroad by the German government’s Central Agency for Schools Abroad.

Top university acceptances: Students graduate from universities around the world, including the Ivy League in the US, the Russell Group in the UK, and top Hong Kong and German institutions.

Primary school: 11 Guildford Road, The Peak. Secondary school: 22 Guildford Road, The Peak,


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