Lower and Upper Primary Schools
In Grades 1 - 5, our after-school activity program offers three sessions with each session lasting six weeks. Students are allowed to choose one or two activities during this time, depending on availability. With the first session beginning in October we offer a wide range of activities such as arts and crafts, chess, computing, cooking, hiking, swimming, roller hockey and crafts, and many more. There are numerous musical opportunities including choir, handbells, Orff Ensemble and strings. After-school Chinese language classes are also available. Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops are very active at HKIS, so be sure to bring along your uniform and badges! In addition to all of these, HKIS offers an extensive youth sports program: Soccer begins in R2, baseball in Grade 1 and basketball in Grade 3. These are the HKIS intramural youth leagues, which conclude in Grade 8.
Our facilities are also used by private organizations that offer fee-based activities, which include gymnastics, dance, judo, art, drama, soccer, etc. These are coordinated by the Community & Summer Program Center. Visit the activities section of our website for more information.
Intercollegiate sports are available in Grades 6 - 12. Options for Middle School include swimming, cross-country, track and field, badminton, volleyball, rugby, basketball, soccer and field hockey. Grades 6 - 8 may also participate in the HKIS youth league for soccer, basketball and baseball. Many clubs and after-school activities are also available, including Jazz Band, allegretto (girls) and bass (boys) honors choirs, student council, drama, yearbook, chess, language clubs, art, broadcasting, etc.
Sports available at the High School level include badminton, basketball, field hockey (girls), track and field, crew, rugby (boys), volleyball, cross country, sailing, soccer (boys), softball, squash, swimming, tennis and table tennis. All students are registered with the Hong Kong School Sports Association and leagues are categorized according to age into A, B, or C grade. A full range of extracurricular activities are available. Clubs are generally classified according to type, with multiple opportunities available in each category: Journalism, service, music & drama, spirit, cultural awareness, technology, and academics/speech. Approximately 60% of the students are involved in sports with 96% also involved in community service.