Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Which curriculum does the International Section follow?
A: We follow the Cambridge International Programme in conjunction with the National Curriculum for England.
Q: What is the medium of instruction ?
A: The medium of instruction is English.
Q: Do you provide English Language support?
A: Yes, from Year 1 to Year 9.
Q: When do the interviews take place?
A: The main interviewing period is during January and February. However, we do conduct interviews throughout the year.
Q: Does KIS have debentures?
A: No, the school does not have debentures.
Q: What examinations do students in the International Section take?
A: Students complete the following examinations:
  • Year 6, students complete the Cambridge Primary Checkpoint external examinations in the core subjects.
  • Year 9, students complete the Cambridge Checkpoint external examinations in the core subjects
  • Year 11 students complete the IGCSE
  • Year 12 students complete the AS Level
  • Year 13 students complete the A2 Level
Q: Can you provide information about the examination results for the students?
A: In the IGCSE results for 2013, 70% of all grades awarded to our students was at A* to C level.
Students have also achieved Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards – Hong Kong High Achievement:
  • IGCSE – First Language Korean, Foreign Language Malay
  • A Level – Mathematics, Business Studies, Physics
Q: Which universities do the students attend after KIS?
A: Since 2011 students from the International Section have been accepted in universities in the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States of America, Hong Kong and Australia.

These include the University of Alberta, Canada, Carleton University, Canada, The University of Creative Arts Canterbury, England, Brunel University, England and The City University of Hong Kong.