ESF Primary Schools

English Schools Foundation primary schools follow the IB (International Baccalaureate) Primary Years Programme, and cater to students from Year 1 to Year 6.

The Primary Years Programme (PYP) centres on the development of the whole child and provides for children’s academic, social, physical, emotional and cultural needs.

List of English Schools Foundation Primary Schools

Students learn the PYP’s six transdisciplinary themes, and develop and understanding of concepts, which allows them to make connections both within the subject, and to other subjects. Students are taught using an inquiry-based approach, and are encouraged to be curious and to interact to issues locally and globally.

In addition, all students are taught Chinese and the four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. They also learn about Chinese culture, and their history and society.

Hong Kong Primary Schools

There are several types of school within Hong Kong.

The government-run schools offer free primary and secondary education. The private schools are divided between international schools, those schools that are operated by Hong Kong’s largest provider of private education, the English Schools Foundation (ESF), and Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS) schools that receive subsidies from the government.

Each type of schools has its own table in MetaAIRR. You may click the following links for respective categories.

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