Bilingual Schools in Hong Kong

A round-up of international schools offering bilingual programmes at kindergarten, primary and secondary level in English and Chinese.
Bilingual Schools in Hong Kong
By Carli Allan
Do your children attend a Hong Kong school? Take our survey and help other parents.
WhichSchoolAdvisor's annual school survey.
LET'S GO

French International School of Hong Kong

Bilingual programme: French-English
Annual tuition fees: HKD 118,548 - 163,665
Age: MS to Terminale
Highlights: Teaching follows French National Education curriculum, only French school in Hong Kong, popular with French expats

The Lycée Français Internationale de Hong Kong (French International School of Hong Kong) is a well-established all-through school that offers a French and international education to students across four campuses. FIS follows two streams – French and international – and at primary level the French stream offers the choice of classes in French with English taught as a second language or bilingual classes in French and English.

French-English bilingual classes start from Moyenne Section (MS) and follow the French curriculum. In the bilingual programme, each class has two teachers: one a native French speaker, the other a native English speaker. Half the curriculum is taught in French, and half in English. At secondary level (from Year 7/6eme), all students take bilingual classes.

There’s a primary school at the Jardine's Lookout, Chai Wan and Hung Hom campuses, and a secondary school at the Blue Pool Road campus in Happy Valley. A fifth campus is due to open in Tseung Kwan O in August 2018.

The school says: “From September 2018, all MS classes will benefit from our new immersive bilingualism pedagogical project and, consequently, there are no more non-bilingual MS classes…Over 90% of students are bilingual/trilingual when they graduate from FIS.”

Read a full review here.

Next: Kingston International School

Comments
Latest Hong Kong articles
Society

School Closures: Tips For Home Learning

With kindergartens and primary schools closed in Hong Kong over the coming weeks, ma…

International Boarding

UK Boarding Schools Offering the IB

While the International Baccalaureate is normally associated with American and fee-paying…

Choosing A School

Online Schools: Studying for I/GCSEs and A Levels

An online student at Minerva's Virtual Academy An online education provides a f…

Schools Closing

Hong Kong's Primary Schools Closed Until Feb 7

Closed again. Students at Hong Kong’s local and international primary schools will …

Which Curriculum

Why Choose an American School in Hong Kong?

American International School is one of eight schools in Hong Kong offering a US-base…

Parenting

Ask the Experts: Friendship Struggles

Do you have a parenting worry that you can’t resolve alone? Do you need support fro…

International Boarding

22 British Day & Boarding Schools Abroad

From Harrow boaters in Hong Kong to Brighton College blazers in Bangkok, some of the…

Parenting

Ask the Experts: Teenage Secretiveness

Do you have a parenting worry that you can’t resolve alone? Do you need support fro…

0 Schools Selected
keyboard_arrow_down keyboard_arrow_up
Your selection Clear All