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>> Bradbury School (0.7 miles)
>> Hong Kong Academy Primary School (0.7 miles)
>> German Swiss International School, Hong Kong (1.6 miles)
>> Canadian International School of Hong Kong (1.6 miles)
>> Island School (2.1 miles)
>> The Peak School (2.1 miles)
>> Glenealy Junior School (2.3 miles)
>> Quarry Bay School (2.3 miles)
>> Chinese International School (2.3 miles)

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South Island School

50 Nam Fung Road, Aberdeen, China
Tel: +852 2555 9313  Fax: +852 2553 8811
Founded 1977
Principal: Graham Silverthorne
HR & Admissions Officer: Ms Winsy Cheung
HR & Fiance Manager: Ms Brondy Poon

School attributes
Age range:11 - 18
Day pupils: 700 boys and 700 girls
Annual day fees: 105,700 - 111,100 (Hong Kong Dollars)
TOTAL PUPILS: 700 boys and 700 girls
Staff numbers: 105 full time and 10 part time
Method of entry: Entry test or exam, Interview, Assessment, GCSE results, Non selective school, Report from previous school, Residential assessment, This academy decides on its own admissions policy; applications are co-ordinated with the local authority, This is a non-selective school, This school is for pupils with autistic spectrum needs (or autistic spectrum PLUS other special education needs)
Accreditations and affiliations: IBO, WASC, CIS accreditation, Edexcel International
Religious affiliation: All denominations welcome
Teaching languages: English

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School facilities

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Academic Languages Sport Activities Music Miscellaneous
  • Business studies
  • Design technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Economics
  • Environmental studies
  • ICT
  • Media/Film studies
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Psychology
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Fencing
  • Fitness training
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Rounders
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Touch rugby
  • Volleyball
  • Water sports
  • Canoeing
  • Chess
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • First aid/life savers
  • Horse riding and management
  • Language club
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Rock climbing
  • Rowing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Yoga
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Brass
  • Choir
  • Jazz
  • Keyboard
  • Percussion
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • After school club
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Experience of international students
  • Particular diets
  • School bus service

Curriculum and exams

Exam boards: BTEC, IGCSE, GCSE, SATs, USA, IB DP, School’s own curriculum/exams
  • % pass rate at grades A* to C (exams at age 16): 98%
  • % pass rate (exams at age 18): 91%
  • Are vocational courses (such as AVCE/GNVQ) offered?
  • Yes
  • This school offers International Baccalaureate courses
  • 42 courses are offered for age 18 exams
  • 98% of pupils went on to Higher Education or took a Gap Year

Special needs

This school provides for individual pupils with these needs:

  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Autistic Spectrum of Difficulties
  • Delicate/Medical Conditions
  • Dual/Multi-Sensory Impairment (DSI/MSI)
  • Epilepsy
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Language and Communication Disorders
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Visual Impairment (VI)

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School reference: R91608

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