Year 7 – Central Applications to ESF Secondary Schools


(For children born in 2008 and for entry in August 2019)

1 -30 September 2018


Central application period for parents to submit application:

Acknowledgement email containing applicant’s reference number will be sent upon submission.

3 September 2018

Nomination Rights applications open:

3 October 2018

Deadline for receipt of supporting documents at ESF Centre.

5 October 2018

Acknowledgement email sent to parents to advise admission process.

9 October 2018

ESF Centre sends out assessment status notification email

  • Invitation to assessment; or,
  • Confirmation of wait listing for possible future assessment opportunity
13 October 2018

Deadline for parents to confirm attendance for assessment.

19 October 2018

Parents sent email confirming assessment venue and timing.

27 October 2018 (Saturday morning)

Year 7 Assessment conducted at either Bradbury School or Beacon Hill School or Kowloon Junior School

14 November – 3 December 2018

Interview period.

7 December 2018

Parents sent letters to confirm assessment result.

14 December 2018

Deadline to confirm places offered by payment of deposit and non-refundable capital levy.


  • In general, applicants will be considered by the school of zone.
  • Applicants residing in Discovery Bay will be zoned to Island School.
  • For reasons of oversubscription, applicants residing in KGV zone and WIS zone may be directed to Island School.

Updated on: 28 June 2018