Harrow International School
Type: Primary and secondary
Curriculum: Pre-prep school (Years 1-5) and prep school (Years 6-8): British National Curriculum. Senior school (Years 9-11): IGCSE. Sixth form (Years 12-13): A-Levels with Extended Project Qualification
Languages: English, plus Putonghua from Year 1, with the additional option of French or Spanish
When to apply: Two years before entry. The best time is towards the end of summer term, about 14 months before entry, when the student’s end of term/year report is ready.
Waiting list time: Varies by case
Fees: Years 1-5: HK$171,671 • Years 6-11: HK$196,091 • Years 12-13: HK$203,868. Optional boarding for an additional HK$111,459 per year.
Campus and facilities: Opened in 2012, the 400,000sqft campus includes excellent science laboratories, specialist art, music and drama facilities, a library and learning lounge, a bespoke Sixth Form centre, two large sports halls, a fitness room and an indoor swimming pool. Outdoor sports facilities include a state-of-the-art AstroTurf pitch, four tennis courts and basketball/netball courts. A new black box theatre is also under construction, which should be ready by the new academic year.
Competitive advantage: Harrow Hong Kong nurtures students to achieve academic excellence and acquire the skills and qualities required to become future leaders while enjoying a wide range of extra-curricular activities. With 1,300 students, it is the first and only international boarding and day school in Hong Kong. The school integrates elements of educational philosophy, practice and traditions from Harrow School in the UK.
Top university acceptances: University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, Ivy League universities in the US
Harrow International School, 38 Tsing Ying Road, Tuen Mun, harrowschool.hk