Sha Tin Junior School
Curriculum: IB PYP
Languages: English, with dual-language options
When to apply: K1 and Year 1: Central Application is open from September 1 to 30 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 1-3: HK$111,200 • Years 4-6: HK$93,900
Campus and facilities: A recent school refurbishment programme has ensured the provision of new facilities and the upgrade of existing learning spaces for Sha Tin Junior School’s 900 students. Facilities include Learning and Access Centres, a gymnasium, a performing arts studio, a Learning Technologies Suite and a DARC (Design, Arts, Recording and Cooking) Room. Shared facilities (with Sha Tin College) include an indoor swimming pool and a sports hall.
Competitive advantage: The school vision of “Learning for Life” is underpinned by four core values present in each aspect of the students’ educational experience: wellbeing, inclusivity, flexible minds and making a difference. The school has a close partnership with its partner secondary school, Sha Tin College, allowing for greater resources and opportunities for the students. The school is guided by the philosophy of Positive Education and inquiry-based learning.
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 Junior School, Fo Tan, Lai Wo Ln, 3A, Fo Tan, Sha Tin, sjs.edu.hk