Press Releases


27 March 2015ESF South Island School breaks world record for charity
11 March 2015Ten ESF students attain "Top in the World" for Cambridge IGCSE
28 January 2015ESF opens new early-years learning centre to nuture children's curiosity and inquiring minds 
21 January 2015Hong Kong universities remain top choices for ESF graduates
9 December 2014RCHK and HKRFU in partnership for sport development
28 November 2014ESF jazz festival raises funds for SEN students 
27 August 2014196 ESF graduates awarded the ESF Chairman’s Award for Excellence 2014
18 August 2014RCHK and SCAD (HK) launch Hong Kong’s first IB Career-related Certificate
13 August 2014ESF application for Years 1 and 7 commences on 1 September


7 July 2014ESF celebrates a record-breaking number of 13 IB full mark scorers (Updated)
5 June 2014ESF announces new levy scheme for capital fund raising
29 April 2014KGV field opens with world record
28 March 2014ESF announces moderate fee increases for 2014-15
26 March 2014Seven students from ESF awarded Top in the World in Cambridge 2013 examinations
22 JanuaryLocal universities remain top choices for ESF graduates
15 JanuaryPaving the way for special needs students
16 DecemberESF raises funds for special needs children with jazz
3 DecemberDiscovery College students support Philippines relief efforts
29 NovemberKennedy School raised HK$328,488 for Typhoon Haiyan relief
25 NovemberKowloon Junior School all under one roof
22 NovemberKGV unveils new blocks for Science and Performing Arts
18 NovemberESF removes ceiling for gifted students
3 OctoberESF schools in partnership with HKRFU
4 SeptemberESF students achieved 56% A* or A in 2013 GCSE/IGCSE exams


8 August 134 ESF students graduating with excellence award
8 July 831 ESF students get IB Diploma – largest group in ESF history!
18 JuneESF Board decides to accept Government's proposal
7 JuneConclusion of the review of the ESF subvention
31 MayESF announces new Chief Executive Officer
19 April Kemal Bokhary receives KGV's third Alumni Award
4 FebruaryESF announces new admissions policy
31 JanuaryESF in urgent need of solution for Island School
23 JanuaryESF students reaching out locally and globally
12 SeptemberESF establishes Nomination Rights Scheme
6 September326 ESF students recognised for excellence


9 JulyESF students out-performing IB schools worldwide
21 JuneRenaissance College introduces Nomination Rights Scheme
4 MayRendez-vous with top French and Spanish chefs at South Island School
20 AprilHong Kong student crowned champion in world debating contest
30 MarchKennedy School all "masked" to campaign for fresh air
5 MarchKowloon Junior School redevelopment ready to go
23 FebruaryESF University Fair gains popularity with universities worldwide
2 FebruarySix ESF students awarded Cambridge's Top in the World
17 JanuaryPaving the way for special students
27 OctoberESF announces new Parent Members of the Board of Governors
6 OctoberApplication for ESF Kindergartens has commenced
28 SeptemberESF launches new Therapy Centre
9 SeptemberESF and Scottish Opera jointly present Carmen  
1 SeptemberESF central application commences today


26 AugustESF students continue to excel in GCSE
26 AugustDiscovery College introduces Nomination Rights Scheme
7 July ESF students out-performing IB schools worldwide
26 MayESF Jockey Club Sarah Roe School opens new library for special needs children
19 MayEnglish Language Teachers shared insights at the English as Second Language Conference
3 MayEnglish Schools Foundation announces new Chairmanship
20 AprilHeartfelt thanks from Japanese community
29 MarchAh Chung’s latest masterpiece open for auction at ESF King George V School’s Fund Raising Gala Dinner
21 MarchESF Marketing Competition Unveils creative pulse for the Portal
21 FebruaryESF Educational Services offers Easter revision courses for students preparing for their IB finals
21 JanuaryReducing carbon footprint at ESF Island School
13 JanuaryThe tasty lessons at South Island School – ‘La Journée du Goût’
20 DecemberAdopt a book, help children in need
19 NovemberUpsurge in demand for ESF places
17 NovemberFelice Lieh Mak to step down from Chair of English Schools Foundation