Hong Lok Yuen International School
20th Street, Hong Lok Yuen, Taipo, New Territories, Hong Kong,
Tel: (+852) 2658 6935
Fax: (+852) 2651 0836
370 students, 3-11 yrs
No. of Teachers 24
No. of Classrooms 16 (Nursery to Year 7)
Teacher/Student ratio 1:24 (1:12 in lower classes)
Hong Lok Yuen International School provides high quality education
for children aged 3 to 11 years. The School is an independent school,
established in 1984 to serve Hong Lok Yuen and all areas of the
Located in the Hong Lok Yuen development in a rural setting, the
school has the advantage of standing in its own grounds with a large
playing field, playground and an environmental area.
The school is run by a Board of Governors elected by the Hong Lok
Yuen International School Association, with members who are parents
of pupils at the school.
National Curriculum of England using an Inquiry Approach, as well
as daily Chinese studies classes, which is taught through Putonghua
Educational Support Programmes
Our school values the abilities and achievements of all our students.
We are committed to providing optimum learning conditions for every
child. Every child enrolled at HLYIS has access to the full range
of curriculum experiences.
Two specialist teachers work in close liaison with classroom teachers
and parents to support children who have Special Educational Needs
or English as an Additional Language.
All teachers are native English speakers, well qualified in primary
education with one or more degrees and overseas teaching qualifications
and experience. Chinese Studies is taught by specialist teachers
using Putonghua (Mandarin) as the language of instruction. The school
employs Chinese teachers who are native Mandarin speakers and well
experienced in western styles of teaching.
Indoors: large library, hall, music room, science room, airy classrooms
Outdoors: a large field and playground, off-site swimming pool,
netball and football pitch.
I.T.: a computer suite, computers and interactive whiteboards in
More information about the School
HLYIS was founded in 1983 to cater for students from 3-13 years
old from both the expatriate and local communities of the Hong Lok
Yuen development and neighbouring areas. The school lies in rural
surroundings and is convenient to the New Territories, China and
central Hong Kong.
The school is a community school with a wide range of after-school
extracurricular activities provided by teachers, parents and private
Parents play a large part in the running of the school and help
voluntarily in every-day activities.
The medium of instruction is English with all children learning
Putonghua (Mandarin) as a second language. For Chinese speakers,
a more intensive programme of Chinese Studies is offered.
The curriculum is based on the English National Curriculum adapted
to the school's international context. Teaching and learning focuses
on a child-centred, investigational approach with an emphasis on
literacy and numeracy. The curriculum is enriched with a structured
programme of field trips and camps, including a student exchange
trip to China each year.
The school is committed to high standards of education with a multi-cultural
teaching staff who are well-qualified with international experience.
Most come from the UK, New Zealand, Canada, Australia and China.
There are specialist staff for PE, music, the Educational Support
Programme and Chinese Studies. Supplementary teaching in English
as an Additional Language is provided for children who require support.
Classes are small, with 24 as a maximum. The school is well resourced
and has a large playing field, basketball courts, science room,
library, kitchen, computer room, all classrooms with interactive
whiteboards, and a well-equipped Kindergarten.