Founded : 1977
Age range : 11 to 19
Number of students : 1,440
Curriculum : IB Middle Years Programme, IGCSE, IB Diploma, IB Career-related Programme
Principal : Tom Vignoles
South Island School is a dynamic, innovative and forward-looking school located in a green setting on the south side of Hong Kong Island. It caters for 1,440 students from around 40 different nations. The school prides itself on a strong values-based philosophy, an international outlook, a personalised curriculum and very high academic standards. There is a focus on the development of students’ personal qualities, fostering a skill set which is creative and contemporary and which develops community responsibility under the banner ‘Making a Difference’. The school is inclusive and makes excellent provision for students with a range of individual needs.
The school is authorised by the IBO to offer the MYP (Years 1-3), the IBDP, and the IBCP.
Causeway Bay, Happy Valley including Tai Hang Road, Wong Nai Chung Road, Blue Pool Road, Wan Chai, Stubbs Road, Queen’s Road East, Kennedy Road (east of Hopewell Centre), Jardine’s Lookout, North Point, Shaukeiwan, Chai Wan, Shek O, Stanley, Chung Hom Kok, Repulse Bay, Deepwater Bay, Tai Tam and Shouson Hill.