Year 7 – Central Applications to ESF Secondary Schools


(For children born in 2009 and for entry in August 2020)

1 -23 September 2019


Central application period for parents to submit application:

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

3 September 2019 Nomination Rights applications open:
25 September 2019 Deadline for receipt of supporting documents
27 September 2019 Acknowledgement email sent to parents to advise admission process.
2 October 2019 ESF Centre sends out assessment status notification email

  • Invitation to assessment; or,
  • Confirmation of wait listing for possible future assessment opportunity
9 October 2019 Deadline for parents to confirm attendance for assessment.
14 October 2019 Parents sent email confirming assessment venue and timing.
19 October 2019

(Saturday morning)

Year 7 Assessment conducted at Kowloon Junior School
5 November – 2 December 2019 Interview period.
6 December 2019 Parents sent letters to confirm assessment result.
16 December 2019 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.Note:

  • 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: 30 September 2019