Sha Tin College
Curriculum: IB MYP; IBCP; IB Diploma; GCSE/IGCSE; BTEC qualifications
Languages: English, with dual-language options
When to apply: Year 7: Central Application is open from September 1 to 23 of the year before. All year groups: any time during the year, with applications added to waiting lists.
Waiting list time: Varies by case
Fees: Years 7-11: HK$128,400 • Years 12-13: HK$135,500
Campus and facilities: Sha Tin College opened in September 1982 to meet the increasing demand for places from families in northern Kowloon and the New Territories. With commanding views over the Sha Tin countryside, the College boasts a swimming pool and a multipurpose sports hall, along with music rooms, drama studios, design and technology workshops, science labs, a food technology centre and other specialist classrooms.
Competitive advantage: Sha Tin College has developed a culture of taking responsibility for fulfilling one’s own potential and that of others for the good of humanity at all levels. The goal of the secondary school is to challenge students to become mature, open-minded, caring, responsible, committed, passionate and compassionate. Sha Tin College is reviewed and accredited by the Council of International Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, IB five-year review, ESF internal review and ESF stakeholder surveys. All of these reviews are combined to aid the school in its strategic development planning, to ensure the brightest future and continued improvement for its students.
Top university acceptances: Across all English Schools Foundation locations, graduates have been admitted to University College London, University of Toronto, The University of Edinburgh, New York University, University of California (Berkeley, Los Angeles), University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Imperial College London, The London School of Economics and Political Science
Sha Tin College, 3A Lai Wo Ln, Fo Tan, Sha Tin, shatincollege.edu.hk