Enrolment for New Students

Dear Parents,

Thank you for choosing Singapore International School (Hong Kong) for your child. To confirm your acceptance of the SISHK admission offer for your child, please read and follow the instructions below with regards to:

  1. the enrolment process
  2. the fee schedule, and
  3. payment methods

 


 

A. The Enrolment Process

  1. Log-in to the SISHK Online Admission page and click on “Accept Offer”. An acknowledgement email will be sent to your registered email addresses.
  2. Make payment of Personal/Corporate Debenture, Capital Levy and/or Entrance Fee to confirm acceptance of offer.
  3. Email a copy of your payment receipt to admissions@singapore.edu.hk and quote your child’s name, grade level and application number in the email.
  4. The Admissions Team will be in contact with you on induction information and registration forms. Complete and return all registration forms.

 


 

B. The Fee Schedule

There are four different types of fees which the school charges. They are:

  1. Personal/Corporate Debenture
  2. Capital Levy
  3. Entrance Fee
  4. School Fee

 

All students are required to hold either a Personal or Corporate Debenture at the point of enrolment. Each debenture is valid for the enrolment of one student only. Fees payable on acceptance of an offer are dependent on the type of debenture being purchased as below:

Upon accepting an offer of admission to SISHK, all offer holders are to arrange for the payment of the following:-

  1. Personal Debenture – HK$200,000
  2. Capital Levy – HK$20,000
  3. Entrance Fee – HK$13,000
  4. First Term’s School Fees – please refer to the fee schedule below

 

The school can only confirm the school place for the offer holder after the receipt of these funds.

The Personal Debenture is fully refundable and is redeemable six (6) months after the student leaves the school. During the period between the student’s departure from the school and the due date for redemption of the debenture, the “vacant” Personal Debenture can be transferred to a sibling of the student.

Upon accepting an offer of admission to SISHK, all offer holders are to arrange for the payment of the following:-

  1. Personal Debenture – HK$120,000
  2. Capital Levy – HK$20,000
  3. Entrance Fee – HK$13,000
  4. First Term’s School Fees – please refer to the fee schedule below

 

The school can only confirm the school place for the offer holder after the receipt of these funds.

The Personal Debenture is fully refundable and is redeemable six (6) months after the student leaves the school. During the period between the student’s departure from the school and the due date for redemption of the debenture, the “vacant” Personal Debenture can be transferred to a sibling of the student.

The Corporate Debenture is valid for eight (8) years. During this period, the registered debenture holder is entitled to appoint one nominee at a time, subject to the terms and conditions of the Corporate Debenture. The parent of the student should inform the school immediately when the parent ceases to be an employee of the sponsoring company. Upon accepting an offer of admission to SISHK, all offer holders are to arrange for the payment of:

  1. Corporate Debenture – HK$500,000, and
  2. Capital Levy – HK$160,000 (one-off payment upon purchase of Corporate Debenture)
  3. First Term’s School Fees – please refer to the fee schedule below

 

The school can only confirm the school place for the offer holder after the receipt of these funds. New students who are nominees of a Corporate Debenture are exempted from paying the Entrance Fee.

 

School Fees (AY2020/21)

Section Annual School Fees 

Termly School Fees

(non-Singaporean)

Termly School Fees*1

(Singapore citizens)

Preparatory Years (PY1 and PY2) HK$83,048 HK$20,762 HK$20,762
Primary Section (P1 to P6) HK$131,200 HK$32,800 HK$28,775
Secondary Section (S1 to S4) HK$164,500 HK$41,125 HK$37,100
IB Diploma Programme – DP1 and DP2 HK$198,800 HK$49,700 HK$45,675

Notes on school fees:

  1. *Students in the Primary, Secondary and IBDP levels who are Singapore citizens are eligible for an annual fee subsidy of HK$16,100. The annual fee subsidy is included in the calculation of termly fees for Singapore citizens.
  2. Uniforms, school buses, lunch, snacks, school books, stationery and special CCAs are not included in the school fees. More information on these expenditure are available here.
  3. School fee settlement is compulsory by autopay arrangement and are payable on a quarterly basis.
  4. All fees for AY2020/21 and subsidies are correct at the time of publication and are subject to changes
  5. The AY2020/21 school fees quoted here are approved by the Education Bureau, HKSAR Government.

 


 

C. Payment Methods

There are two payment methods to choose from, by cheque/bank draft or bank transfer. Kindly note that all bank charges are to be borne by the remitter. If any bank charges are passed onto the school, these charges will have to be settled before the offer holder is fully enrolled as a student of SISHK. After the receipt of the funds, the Admissions Team will be in contact shortly to complete the enrolment process.

 

By Cheque/Bank Draft

  1. Cheques or bank drafts should be drawn in favour of “The Singapore International School Foundation Limited“.
  2. Please write down the offer holder’s name and application reference number at the back of the cheque/bank draft.
  3. Postdated cheques will not be accepted.
  4. Kindly send your cheques to: The Admissions Team, Singapore International School (Hong Kong), 23 Nam Long Shan Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong

 

By Bank Transfer

Kindly note that there are different bank accounts for the Preparatory and Primary Section, and Secondary Section. Please include your child’s application number as a reference when making the bank transfer. After you have made bank transfer, please email the proof of payment to admissions@singapore.edu.hk along with your child’s name, grade level and application number. The proof of payment can be a receipt or screenshot confirming the completion of the online transaction. The proof of payment needs to show:

  1. Your details – your name and account number
  2. Our details –school account number
  3. Date – When the transfer was initiated
  4. Amount – The amount that you sent us

 

SISHK Bank Details for Bank Transfer

DescriptionPreparatory Years and Primary SectionSecondary Section
BankStandard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd.Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Bank Code003003
Bank Account No432-2-035611-9418-2-066188-9
Swift CodeSCBLHKHHXXXSCBLHKHHXXX
Bank Account NameThe Singapore International School Foundation Ltd.The Singapore International School Foundation Ltd.
Bank AddressShop 8-12, G/F, 455-485 Queen's Road West, Hong KongShop 8-12, G/F, 455-485 Queen's Road West, Hong Kong
ALL BANK CHARGES SHOULD BE BORNE BY THE REMITTER.
When making a bank transfer, please select the option "Charges are borne by the remitter".

Note about Bank Account Name - If there is insufficient place in the field for Bank Account Name, then please continue to the Bank Address field and write the "The Singapore International School Foundation Ltd." followed by the bank address. Please do not use any abbreviations or variations of the Bank Account Name to ensure that the bank transfer is processed successfully by the bank.

 

Withdrawals

If a situation arises whereby you would like to withdraw your child from SISHK after you have made the fee payment for the acceptance of offer, please inform the school of your intention at enrolment@singapore.edu.hk with your child’s name, grade level and application number. Please take note of the following:

 

For Personal Debenture holders

If the notification of withdrawal is received by the school:

  1. at least 14 days before the commencement of the new academic year, an administrative fee of HK$10,000 will be charged and the Entrance Fee, Capital Levy and Personal Debenture will be refunded.
  2. less than 14 days before the commencement of the new academic year, the Entrance Fee and Capital Levy will not be refunded and only the Personal Debenture (after deducting any outstanding charges) will be refunded.

 

For Corporate Debenture holders (for newly purchased debentures for AY2020/21)

If the notification of withdrawal is received by the school:

  1. at least 14 days before the commencement of the new academic year, the Capital Levy will be refunded and an administrative fee of HK$10,000 will be charged. The Corporate Debenture (after deducting any outstanding charges) will be refunded after 8 years.
  2. less than 14 days before the commencement of the new academic year, the Capital Levy will not be refunded and an administrative fee of HK$33,000 will be charged. The Corporate Debenture (after deducting any outstanding charges) will be refunded after 8 years.

 

For information on transferring your child to another school after the academic year has started, please click here.


If you should have any questions about the the enrolment process, the fee schedule or payment methods, please email admissions@singapore.edu.hk