Guidance Notes for Admission Application

Kwun Tong Baptist Church Kindergarten

Guidance Notes for Admission Application (for the year 2019)

KTBCKG has joined the Free Quality Kindergarten Education Scheme.

Items

Descriptions

1. Eligibility

All children born on or before 31 December 2016

(i.e. aged 2 years and 8 months) are eligible for application.

2. Issue date of application forms

29 September 2018 – 19 October 2018

(No application limit)

3. Arrangements for obtaining and submitting application form

Method 1 – Obtain the application form in person

You are required to bring with you photocopy(ies) of the applicant’s birth certificate for our staff’s verification and submit an application fee $40 per pupil.

Please send the below info back to KTBCKG by post before 19 October 2018:

1. Completed application form.

2. One photocopy of the child’s birth certificate / Hong Kong Identity Card / Re-entry Permit

3. Two self-addressed reply envelope each affixed with a $2 stamp.

(Please write / print the correspondence address and the name of your child on the envelope.)

To prevent any delay in the delivery and thus the application procedure, please ensure the postage is sufficient when posting the application form.

Small Letter (Size limit: 245 mm x 165 mm max.; Weight limit: 50 g max.): $2.9

Large Letter (Size limit: 381 mm x 305 mm max.; Weight limit: 51-100g): $2.9-3.9

For more information, please visit the website of HongKong Post: www.hongkongpost.hk

Method 2 – Online application and uploading

Please prepare the following documents when submitting an online application:

1. Birth certificate / Hong Kong Identity Card / Re-entry Permit

2. 1 Passport photo

 

4. Arrangement for interview

Interview opportunities: All successful applicants will be interviewed.

Notifications on interview: Parents will be notified of the arrangement of the interview on or before 10 November 2018

Date of Interview: 17 November 2018 (Saturday)

Mode of interview: Children must be accompanied by their parent(s) in the interviews, which will be conducted in the form of games and conversation.

5. Admission criteria

1. Performance of the child during the interview.

2. Development performance of the child

3. Priority shall be given to children residing in nearby districts.

 (Given the limited school places, not all applications fulfilling the priority criteria will be accepted.)

6. Admission results and arrangements

Results: To be announced before 8 December 2018 (Saturday).

1. Admitted pupils: Parents are required to complete the registration from 10 January 2019 to 12 January 2019 (Thursday to Saturday) in person.

         – Payment of registration fee: HKD$970

         – Submit original of 2019/20 Registration Certificate

  

2. Wait-listed candidates Candidates will be contacted by post if there are vacancies after the registration stage.

3. Rejected candidates Parents might refer to the website of the Education Bureau, Regional Education Offices and telephone hotlines in late January 2019 for ‘K1 Classes Vacancy Information’ to apply for a school place.

7. Giving-up of school place after registration

If you wish to give up a school place at KTBCKG after completing the registration procedures, please inform us in written means at your earliest convenience. Upon receiving your notice, KTBCKG will inform you, in two weeks’ time, to bring the receipt to the Kindergarten and redeem the Registration Certificate. Please note that any paid registration fees will not be returned.

8. Quota

K1:

AM: 150 persons     

PM: 30 persons

Total: ~180 persons