Guidance Notes for Admission Application

 

Kwun Tong Baptist Church Kindergarten

Guidance Notes for Admission Application (for the year 2020)

KTBCKG has joined the Free Quality Kindergarten Education Scheme

Education Bureau website: Admission Arrangements for Nursery (K1) Classes in indergartens

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Descriptions

1. Eligibility

All children born on or before 31 December 2017

(i.e. aged 2 years and 8 months in September 2020) are eligible for application.

2. Arrangements for obtaining application form

 

from 16 September to

     5 October 2019

 

(No quota)

Method 1 – Online application

Please prepare the following documents when submitting an online application:

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

2. One Passport photo

* After the online application procedure, please print out the application form and submit to our school.

Method 2 – In person

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

3. Arrangement for submitting applications

 

 from 28 September to

      5 October 2019

Please send the below info back to KTBCKG in person or by post before 5 October 2019:

* The School Open Day will be held on 28 September 2019 and application forms can be submitted to our school on that day. (Open Day can be registered online in early September)

(1) Online applicants:

1. Printed application form and birth certificates

2. Application Fee HK$40 in cash or by cheque (payable to ‘Kwun Tong Baptist Church Kindergarten’).

(2) Applicants who obtain the application form in person:

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 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

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 2 November 2019.

Date of Interview: 9 November 2019 (Saturday) AM

Mode of interview: Children must be accompanied by their parent in the interview, which will be conducted in the form of games and conversation.
To support non-Chinese speaking children, parents and children are allowed to be accompanied by a Chinese speaking relative/friend during interview to facilitate communication.

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, please be noted that not all children or siblings of our alumni would be accepted.)

6. Admission results and arrangements

Results: To be announced by post or email before 7 December 2019 (Saturday).

1. Admitted pupils: Parents are required to complete the registration from 9 January to 11 January 2020 (Thursday to Saturday) in person.

– Payment of registration fee: HKD$970

– Submit original of 2020/21 Registration Certificate

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

3. Rejected candidates: In late January 2020, parents might refer to the website of the Education Bureau, Regional Education Offices and telephone hotlines 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, we will inform you in two weeks’ time to bring the receipt to the school in order to redeem the Registration Certificate. Please note that any paid registration fees will not be returned upon the guidelines from EDB.

8. Quota of Entries

K1:

AM: 150 pupils     

PM: 30 pupils

Total: Approximately 180 pupils