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SCHOOL CALENDARS & WEATHER CLOSURE GUIDELINES

School Hours

School hours are from Mondays to Fridays 7:45am - 2:45pm. Our school doors will open at 7:15am. Our after school Co-Curricular Activities (CCA)'s begin at 3pm.

School Quarter Dates 2018-2019

QuarterBeginsEnds
Quarter 1August 13, 2018October 23, 2018
Quarter 2October 24, 2018January 18, 2019
Quarter 3January 21, 2019March 26, 2019
Quarter 4March 27, 2019June 18, 2019

Public and School Holidays 2018-2019

September 25, 2018The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn FestivalNational Public Holiday
October 1, 2018National DayNational Public Holiday
October 15, 2018 - October 19, 2018Fall BreakSchool Holiday
October 17, 2018Chung Yeung FestivalNational Public Holiday
December 17, 2018 - January 4, 2019Winter BreakSchool Holiday
December 25, 2018 - December 26, 2018Christmas HolidayNational Public Holiday
January 1, 2019New Year's DayNational Public Holiday
February 4, 2019 - February 8, 2019School HolidaySchool Holiday
February 5, 2019 - February 7, 2019Chinese New YearNational Public Holiday
April 5, 2019Ching Ming FestivalNational Public Holiday
April 8, 2019 - April 19, 2019Spring BreakSchool Holiday
April 19, 2019Good FridayNational Public Holiday
May 1, 2019Labor DayNational Public Holiday
May 13, 2019Buddha's BirthdayNational Public Holiday
June 7, 2019Dragon Boat FestivalNational Public Holiday

* Please note that public holidays are determined by the Hong Kong government and are subject to change, resulting in a school calendar change.

Guidelines for School Closure-Typhoon and Heavy Rains

Here are the guidelines for typhoon and heavy rains. However, please consider safety first when deciding whether to proceed to school as we know that certain areas of Hong Kong experience more severe weather. We will also post the latest updates on:  
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EDB Guidelines for closures can be found at >
** Please note:  We follow the guidelines for day schools not kindergartens even for our Pre-primary students due to school licensing, please use your own discretion when deciding to send your child to school

Before school starts
EventSituationAction to be Taken
TYPHOONHoisting of No.1 Signal School operates as normal.
TYPHOONHoisting of No.3 Signal Primary and secondary school will operate as normal, unless advised otherwise.
TYPHOONHoisting of No.8 Signal or above School will close.
TYPHOONLowering to No.3 Signal Primary and secondary school will operate as normal, unless advised otherwise.
TYPHOONLowering to No.1 Signal or lowering of all signals. Primary and secondary school will operate as normal, unless advised otherwise
RAINSTORMRaising of Amber Rainstorm Warning School operates as normal.
RAINSTORMRaising of Red/Black Rainstorm Warning School will close.
While school is in session
EventSituationAction to be Taken
TYPHOONHoisting of No.1 SignaSchool operates as normal.
TYPHOONHoisting of No.3 SignalPrimary and secondary school will operate as normal, unless advised otherwise.
TYPHOONHoisting of No.8 Signal or aboveSchool will close
TYPHOONLowering to No.3 Signal, No.1 Signal or cancellation of all signals Primary and secondary school to resume the following day, unless road or other conditions remain adverse.
RAINSTORMRaising of Amber / Red / Black Rainstorm WarningSchool operates as normal.

Primary pupils:

  • Pupils who take the school bus will wait in their classrooms and then sent down to their respective buses.
  • Pupils who are collected by their older sibling, parent or carer will wait in the classroom.
  • Pupils who are not collected will wait in the Administration Office on the G/F for collection.

Secondary pupils:

  • Pupils who travel home by public transport will be dismissed directly from their class.
  • Pupils who are required to collect their younger sibling(s) should report to the relevant primary classroom.

 

If we are unable to reach you or your spouse – or your emergency contact – we will look after your child until you arrive. Please ensure that you are able to pick up your child in the event of inclement weather.