“Please note we do not take in new admissions for Year 11 and 13 as this is the second year of the IGCSE and IB curriculum.”
If you would like us to consider your child’s application on our waitlist, please apply via the Online Admissions System. The ESF application fee is HK$2,000. This is a non-refundable, non-transferable administration fee which covers the cost of the admissions system and commissions paid to our ePayment service provider. The collection of this fee does not constitute any assurance that a school place will be offered. Method of payment is by credit card through PayDollar, our online payment service provider.
Please send by post all supporting documents (listed below) with a copy of the completed ‘Online Application’ form to The Admissions Office, King George V School, 2 Tin Kwong Road, Homantin, Kowloon.
An application with insufficient supporting documents or non-payment of fee will not be processed
Only one online application may be submitted per student. (Life cycle of application – 1 academic year)
Please note that your required Admissions Date is for our reference and is not a guarantee of placement.
ESF will determine the Year Group for admission according to your child’s date of birth and the current education background. Please note that the Year Group may be adjusted to ensure your child’s date of birth matches the ESF system age requirements.
Students applying for enrolment to an ESF school are placed on a waiting list. Priority for an admissions interview/assessment will be based on the following ranked criteria; students who are able to benefit from an English medium education and who (in order):
The ESF Nomination Right Scheme has been introduced in September 2012 to replace the Corporate Surety Scheme. Please visit here for details.
Students can only apply to the school of zone according to their Hong Kong residential address. Students from overseas can only apply to the school of zone for their expected area of residence in Hong Kong. Applicants from Hong Kong and applicants from overseas have equal status. Zones are adjusted from time to time in the light of changing numbers.
To apply for admission to King George V School, parents must live within the catchment area which is:
Kowloon Peninsula (excluding areas south-west of Cherry Street and Ferry Street, see Island School) as far west as Ferry Street, Tong Mi Road and Tai Po Road and as far north as Lung Cheung Road area (see Sha Tin College), Clearwater Bay Road, Tseung Kwan O and Sai Kung. Kowloon Bay, Kwun Tong and Tung Chung. Kowloon Tong is KGV zone but Beacon Hill (except One Beacon Hill) and Broadcast Drive are under Sha Tin College.
For new students joining ESF schools in August 2015 and after, they will be required to pay a one-off non-refundable capital levy (NCL). The non-refundable capital levy (NCL) will replace the refundable capital levy (RCL) from the academic year 2015-16 onwards.
The cost of the NCL will be HK$26,000 for students entering Year7 and will be reduced, on a sliding scale, for students who join the system in later years as follows:
If NCL has already been paid when the student enrolled to ESF primary school, the student is not required to pay NCL again when he/she transfers from ESF primary school to ESF secondary school.
The information about the NCL scheme can be viewed here.
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