Admissions Overview: Primary & Secondary

We have nine primary schools, five secondary schools and three all-through schools. One of the all-through schools, Jockey Club Sarah Roe School, is a specialist environment.

Students start Year 1 in an ESF primary school in the year they turn five, and will start Year 7 in an ESF secondary school in the year they turn 11.

ESF is an all-through system. All primary students are guaranteed a place as they transition to secondary.

ESF kindergarten children joining K1 from August 2020, who can benefit from a mainstream, English medium curriculum, will be guaranteed a Year 1 place at an ESF school.

Before you start filling in the application form, please watch these videos about how to apply for a place at an ESF primary or secondary school:

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Updated on: 5 September 2022