West Island School

Age Group: 11 to 18 years

Opened in 1991 West Island School received an Outstanding School Award from the Hong Kong Government in 2001. The school is an inclusive, co-educational centre which caters for 1,200 students from over 40 nationalities in a modern building overlooking The University of Hong Kong and the Cyberport. The school has a strong focus on the value of international mindedness and the importance of community. It has a reputation for compassion and for service beyond the classroom as well as for academic excellence. The school offers IGCSE, IBDP and vocational education courses in both the middle and upper years and students access excellent higher education courses worldwide. The school also has a Learning Support Centre for students with moderate special educational needs.For the most able students the school offers enrichment opportunities as well as a specialised critical thinking course in the middle school.

The school’s vision statement: “Strength from Diversity: Inspiring students to become responsible global citizens” reflects the values and ethos of the school.


Ms. Jane Foxcroft


250 Victoria Road
Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Tel: (+852) 2819 1962
Fax: (+852) 2816 7257
E-mail: wis@wis.edu.hk
School web site: www.wis.edu.hk

Zone: Part of Central District, Sheung Wan, Western District, Kennedy Town, Mount Davis, Pokfulam, Aberdeen, Ap Lei Chau, Discovery Bay (shared with Island School)* and the outlying islands.

 *Determined by ESF at time of initial online application