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Wycombe Abbey School Hong Kong

By ITS Education Asia

Top Girls’ Boarding School, Wycombe Abbey is the new institution to bring the best of British education to Hong Kong. The prestigious school will open a new primary school on Hong Kong Island in August 2019, and will offer a curriculum which is based on the National Curriculum of England with a strong exposure to the learning of Chinese (Mandarin) for Grades 1-6 at it’s campus in the Southern District of Tin Wan.

This is the second international opening for this leading UK independent school, which opened Wycombe Abbey International School, Changzhou in China in 2016.

The original British school, founded in 1896, counts top judge Dame Elizabeth Butler-Sloss and former England cricket captain Molly Hide among its alumnae. The school boasts incredible academic results: GCSE and A level results for 2017/2018 were outstanding with 95. 2%of all GCSE entries graded A*-A. At A level 84.3% were graded A*-A. Approximately one third of Wycombe Abbey’s graduates receive offers of places at Oxford and Cambridge each year with others going on to leading Russell Group universities in the UK and top universities in the USA, such as Columbia, Harvard, MIT, Princeton and Stanford.

From April 2019, ‘Explore Meetings’ will take place for small groups of prospective parents to learn more about the school. Experienced educators and senior management will be there to answer any questions you may have. Register here: https://wycombeabbey.openapply.com/tours/new

Founding headmaster Howard Tuckett says: “Our vision is to give many generations of Hong Kong children the opportunity to benefit from a truly exceptional education. This education will draw on the very best teaching practices and traditions of Wycombe Abbey in the UK, a school that is recognised internationally as one of the UK’s finest independent academic schools”.

Hear more about Wycombe Abbey School Hong Kong from the Founding Headmaster: https://www.was.edu.hk/headmasters-welcome/

Applications: Applications can now be filed online for the academic year 2019-2020 https://wycombeabbey.openapply.com/apply

Curriculum: The Wycombe Abbey School curriculum combines all that is best in the British and Hong Kong primary education systems, providing students with a fully bilingual and bicultural – Chinese and English education. Subjects covered in the UK-based curriculum include the core subjects, ICT, art and music, geography, history, music, speech and drama, STEM, PE and PSHE.

Application fee: HK$2,888 – covers the application fee and entrance assessment.

Annual tuition fees: HKD 188,000 for Grades 1-5 and HKD 193,000 for Grade 6, and there is an annual capital levy of approximately HKD 35,000. 

For further information, visit: https://www.was.edu.hk/


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