These age guidelines follow the UK suggested guidelines. We are aware that the HK guidelines differ slightly and we will review this as well.

The placement of a child in the appropriate year group is a joint decision of the school and the parents. Many factors will go into consideration when selecting the most appropriate year group, such as the child’s date of birth and the results of their assessment.

The age guidelines for entry for the academic year of 2022 – 2023 are as follows:

SCHOOL DATE OF BIRTH AGE
by Dec 2020
YEAR GROUP
SECONDARY SCHOOL 1 Sep 2010 – 31 Dec 2011 11-12 Years old Year 7
1 Sep 2009 – 31 Dec 2010 12-13 Years old Year 8
1 Sep 2008 – 31 Dec 2009 13-14 Years old Year 9