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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 2017-2018

QuarterBeginsEnds
Quarter 1September 4, 2017November 10, 2017
Quarter 2November 13, 2017January 31, 2018
Quarter 3February 1, 2018April 20, 2018
Quarter 4April 23, 2018June 29, 2018

Public and School Holidays 2017-2018

October 2, 2017The day following National Day National Public Holiday
October 5, 2017The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn FestivalNational Public Holiday
October 23, 2017 - October 27, 2017Fall BreakSchool Holiday
October 28, 2017Chung Yeung FestivalNational Public Holiday
December 18, 2017 - January 5, 2018Winter BreakSchool Holiday
December 25 & 26, 2017Christmas BreakNational Public Holiday
January 1, 2018New Year's DayNational Public Holiday
February 12, 2018 - February 15, 2018School HolidaySchool Holiday
February 16, 2018Chinese New YearNational Public Holiday
February 19, 2018Chinese New YearNational Public Holiday
March 26, 2018 - April 6, 2018Spring BreakSchool Holiday
May 1, 2018Labor DayNational Public Holiday
May 22, 2018Buddha's BirthdayNational Public Holiday
June 18, 2018Dragon 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.