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Wycombe Abbey School is internationally recognised as a world leader in education, with a reputation for academic excellence and a holistic approach that focuses on the whole child. Now children in Hong Kong aged 5 to 10+ will get to experience the well-rounded education it’s known for. 

Despite free education for all legally resident children, English only speaking families – and a rapidly growing number of local families – prefer a private education, delivered almost entirely in English. While some parents will be prepared to make extreme sacrifices to be able to afford the high fees, others simply don’t have that luxury. An affordable English language education: does such a thing actually exist? Let’s find out.

One of the many hurdles you’ll need to get over on your way towards a coveted spot at an international school in Hong Kong is the entrance assessment, aka, interview. School admissions adviser Anne Murphy, from ITS Education Asia, has a wealth of experience in preparing families for the school interview process and she shares her tips in this post.

What have you got planned to keep the little ones busy over the Christmas holidays? There’s still time to join the Baumhaus Winter Wonder Camp for some festive music and drama fun. Even better, you can enter our competition to win free passes! (Competition now closed)

We asked Hong Kong schooling expert, Anne Murphy, Director of ITS Education Asia (School Advisory Services) to give us the lowdown on all the new and exciting changes to the international schooling landscape in Hong Kong from the opening of prestigious British schools to the expansion of campuses.