Wycombe Abbey School Hong Kong

Wycombe Abbey is one of the highest performing private schools in the UK and is consistently ranked at number one in the academic league tables. The new Wycombe Abbey School Hong Kong will build on that heritage to provide an outstanding primary education

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Type:  Co-educational primary

Curriculum: National Curriculum for England

Languages: English and Putonghua

When to apply: Accepting applications for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school year

Waiting list time: Not applicable

Fees: Years 1-5: HKD$188,000; Year 6-8: HKD$198,000

Debentures: The school does not offer debentures but has Individual Nomination Rights and an annual capital levy. For more information, visit their website

Campus and facilities: The school will be in a newly renovated building in Tin Wan, Aberdeen, with dedicated facilities for drama, music, art, science and STEAM subjects. The atrium, in particular, will feature a three-story high climbing wall and a library stocked with 22,000 books.

Competitive advantage: The school has created a bespoke curriculum that combines the National Curriculum for England with the Chinese language curriculum designed for native speakers at Wycombe Abbey School Changzhou in Mainland China. Chinese will be taught as a discrete subject in every year group, with a similar number of lessons allocated to Chinese, English and Maths each week. Students will study 14 subjects to prepare them for entry to the best secondary schools in the world. In addition, they will be prepared for the Common Entrance Exam, if they wish to apply for independent schools in the UK.

Wycombe Abbey School Hong Kong, 17 Tin Wan Street, Aberdeen, was.edu.hk

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