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Applications Open- 2023/24 Entry

Applications are open for the 2023-24 academic year! Applications are prioritized by the date received and priority criteria.

We offer admissions on a rolling basis, so students can start school any time during the academic year if space is available in their grade. We are a through-train school, and once your child enrolls at Stamford, they can attend until the graduation – no need to reapply. Application and assessment fees are currently waived.

Applications will be considered in priority by the order they have been received as well as other admissions priority criteria. Offers of admissions will be made from December onward based on space availability and grade applied.

Mid-Year Entry

We are accepting applications for the 2022-23 mid-year entry (subject to space availability). Applications will be considered in priority by the order they have been received as well as other admissions priority criteria.

*All students must hold a valid Hong Kong visa prior to start date

Apply Now

Our online admissions process is designed to make your application as convenient as possible. It should take no longer than 10 to 15 minutes to complete. You can save your application at any time and return to complete it later by clicking the ‘Save’ button.


If you are a first time user, you will need to create an account to access our online application form. This is a one-time registration and will take only a minute. Once done, you can login and submit your application(s).


Please log in to your account to submit an application and/or upload documents to continue an existing admissions process.


You may download the application procedure detail below.

Applications Procedures

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Future Year Of Entry Applications

Parents may apply for future years of entry at any time and will receive application priority over later applicants. Applications will be kept on file and families will be contacted for the next steps.

Whether you are relocating or switching schools within Hong Kong, we will do our best to help your family make a smooth transition into our community.

Wait Pool

If a place is not available at the time you wish to join, your child’s name will be placed in the wait pool and you will be notified as soon as a vacancy is anticipated. Please notify the Admissions Office of any changes of contact details.

Admissions Priority

Stamford gives admissions priority in the following circumstances:

  1. Child nominated by Platinum Corporate Debenture
  2. Child nominated by Standard Plus Corporate Debenture
  3. Child nominated by Standard Corporate Debenture
  4. Child nominated by Individual Debenture
  5. Siblings of existing students attending Stamford
  6. U.S. citizens
  7. Students who have attended other Cognita schools including Woodland
  8. All others

Inclusive Admissions Process

As an IBO World School, Stamford delivers an inclusive admissions process that considers each child’s unique talents and abilities. Our curriculum is personalized to support a range of skills, and children are nurtured by our expert faculty, including a wide range of specialists who include English as an Additional Language (EAL) and Student Support. We look forward to getting to know your family and child better during the application process to discover how we can help your child achieve their highest potential and access a world of possibilities through our three graduating pathways, including the IBDP.

Student Support

The ability to support the needs of students will be assessed on an individual basis, and parents should discuss their situation with the Admissions Office prior to making an application for enrollment.

Personal Data Collection Statement

By submitting an application, you confirm that you have read, understood and accepted Stamford’s Personal Data Collection Statement.

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