South Island School is a part of the ESF Family of schools (like Sha Tin College) which offers education to students in the middle school and secondary levels. Students studying here complete their primary education mostly from Bradbury School and Quarry Bay School.
The school follows a philosophy to make a difference and hones every child’s unique talents and potential. Students grow up with a positive and determined mindset where they can make a real difference to themselves and others in their community.
The school employs teachers from all over the world. They are mostly experienced which helps students obtain an international mindset. Learning at South Island School is enabled by technology. The school has modern classrooms with specialised facilities which support the learning environment.
South Island School follows the IB Middle Years Programme in the middle school level. The curriculum is challenging which helps students obtain a complete understanding of the world. The school provides immense support to help the transition between primary and secondary levels smooth.
The school follows a concept of learning families which helps in the learning journey of the students. These families are part of the school’s guidance systems which help in building relationships between peers and adults. Each level has one learning family which have their unique values and traditions, just like a family in society.
The campus itself is beautiful, located on the green south side of the Hong Kong island, against the backdrop of Mount Nicholson and facing the South China Sea. The semi-rural location is easily accessible from the city through the Aberdeen tunnel.
All the classrooms have a wifi network and high-speed broadband connective as well as interactive and digital facilities. There is an artificial astroturf, multipurpose hall, outdoor playgrounds, basketball court, sports hall, indoor swimming pool, multipurpose hall and various other facilities that help in the learning journey of students.