Ages: 2-5 years
Curriculum: The International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme. The Pre-Reception and Reception half-day programmes, along with the Preparatory curriculum, are designed to provide the younger student with an age-appropriate introduction to school life.
Language options: English is the primary medium of instruction. Pre-Reception and Reception students enjoy four Putonghua classes for 25 minutes each week; Preparatory students participate in 40-minute classes seven times per week.
When to apply: Pre-Reception to Preparatory: Early October
Campus and facilities: Spanning more than 450,000sqft across 14 levels, the Canadian International School (CDNIS) campus overlooks the Aberdeen Channel and is equipped with excellent state-of-the-art facilities. Younger students will bene t from a new Reggio Emilia-inspired Early Childhood Centre opening in August this year. This flexible classroom space is designed for three- and four- year-old students and will be located adjacent to a large outdoor playground which was developed as an environmentally friendly, dynamic and inviting play area for children to learn through interaction.
Competitive advantage: Recognised as an IB World School, CDNIS offers a through-train education for Pre-Reception all the way to Grade 12 graduation. CDNIS is one of only five schools in Hong Kong to offer three IB programmes.
36 Nam Long Shan Road, Aberdeen, cdnis.edu.hk