Quarry Bay School offers the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Programme (PYP) to the students of primary level. The school became an authorised IB World School in 2010. It follows a mission to empower learners to make a difference.
The school has a special education department which caters to children with special needs. The school is located at the heart of Quarry Bay, walking distance from Chui Sai Woo Park and is easily accessible from the island. It offers bus services to students for an easy commute.
The school creates an exciting and vibrant learning community where children are motivated to harness a love for learning. Children learn both inside and outside the classroom. They grow up to be confident, happy and successful learners.
The student’s community is truly international with children from 40 different nationalities studying together. The school focuses on the uniqueness and talent of each child and help them overcome their weaknesses. It seeks to create quality relationships where teachers and parents support the educational journey of students.
The curriculum has been specifically designed to improve the knowledge and concepts of children. Students’ curiosity is encouraged and children are motivated to learn on their own. Children are encouraged to become independent learners and critical and creative thinkers who are empowered to take action.
Students work as collaborative teams and help each other in their learning process. The school focuses on various aspects of learning such as expressive arts, physical education, information literacy, information communication technology and Mandarin. The curriculum is divided into three parts – written curriculum, taught curriculum and assessed curriculum.
Apart from traditional learning, this school provides a virtual learning environment known as Qoodle. It has a wide range of on-line resources and tools that support their learning. It can be used in the school as well as at home.