23-24 AY Nursery (K1) Application Form

Admissions for the 2023-2024 Academic Year

Applications for the Nursery (K1) for the 2023-2024 academic year are now closed. If you are interested in applying, you can fill in a Preliminary Record and we will notify you if any openings become available.

2 years 8 months old to 3 years 11 months old
(Children born between 1st Sept 2019 – 31st Dec 2020)
Application Date:
- Closed -
Numbers of admissions:
 Click here for details
Interview Date:
First Round of Interviews:
- Video Submission Closed -
Second Round of Interviews: 5th November 2022 (Saturday)
(Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place at the school)
Third Round of Interviews: (Meeting with parents)
16th - 23rd November 2022
Result Release Date:
 2nd Dec 2022
School Starts:
 August 2023

After the first round of interviews, some applicants will be invited to participate in the second round of interviews (parents will be notified individually).
After the Second round of Interviews, some applicants' parents will be invited to attend the third round of Interviews (parents will be notified individually). Applicants whose siblings are currently enrolled in our school will be exempted from the third round of interviews.

Admissions Criteria
  • The Admissions procedures are tailored to different age groups. Students must demonstrate age-appropriate behaviors and knowledge, and understanding of verbal instructions from parents in at least one language (Chinese or English), which is necessary to build a strong bilingual foundation.
  • According to the regulations of the Hong Kong Education Bureau, non-local born children may enter, or reside in, Hong Kong for the purpose of education only with the approval of the Director of Immigration. Non-local born children should have obtained residence approval from the Director of Immigration before admission to our kindergarten and nursery.
  • Priority consideration may be given to applicants from children of our staff and board members.

Important Notes to Parents
  • All our Upper Class students will be given priority to enter Victoria Shanghai Academy.
  • We will not be participating in the Free Quality Kindergarten Education Scheme.
  • Any documents submitted will not be returned regardless of the child’s admission result.
  • Application fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Application Procedure

Step 1: Fill in e-Application Form

Applications are open to the public, and applicants must apply online during the designated time period. Please note the following before beginning the application:

  • Select Preferred Classes. Please refer to the “Class Structure & Activity Times” and “Numbers of Admissions ” and select your preferred class(es)
  • Payment. The non-refundable application fee of HK$40 will be charged via PayPal (you may choose to pay by credit card or PayPal account).
  • Document Preparation. Online applications must be submitted with the following documents (in separate files in JPG format (200dpi) with each file size less than 10MB):
    • a) A recent passport size photo of the applicant;
    • b) A copy of the applicant’s Birth Certificate (Please provide the original documents to show proof if applicant’s name changes);
    • c) Evidence to indicate the applicant’s parents or elder siblings have graduated from our school (if applicable) e.g. report card, student card, student handbook, etc.
  • Confirmation. Upon completing the online application procedure, a confirmation letter with an application number will be displayed. This means the application form was submitted successfully. A copy of the confirmation letter will be sent to the email address(es) provided by parents. If you do not receive a confirmation letter, please check if it has been sent to your spam email folder. Please also add admissions@cbvictoria.edu.hk to your safe email list, and print or save the confirmation letter for your own record.


Step 2: Attend Interview (Nursery Class) 
  • After successfully submitting the application form, parents should submit the required video by the designated date.
    (If the applicant is still enrolled in ArtsPlus as of 31st October 2022, it is NOT NECESSARY to submit a video.)
  • The video should demonstrate the applicant’s:
    • a) Self-care skills: e.g. eating, putting on shoes, tidying up toys, etc;
    • b) Gross motor and Fine motor development: e.g. dancing to music, playing with toys, running, jumping, etc;
    • c) Communication and interaction with parents: such as parent-child reading, parent-child games, etc. The child's language and expression skills can be demonstrated through communication and interaction.
  • Notes for video shooting:
    • a) Application number and applicant’s name should be shown at the beginning of the video;
    • b) No need to deliberately shoot, the most important thing is be natural and demonstrate child's actual daily life;
    • c) The shooting environment is well-lit and the sound is clear;
    • d) File name format: application number + name, e.g. 202300001_Chan_Tai_Man
  • Details of the video are as follows:
    • 1. Each applicant is required to submit one video only. In case of repeated submissions, the last video we receive will be considered as the final video.
    • 2. The video must be less than 3 minutes and must be in .mov, .mp4 or .wmv video.  Online video link is also acceptable.
    • 3. Within the video submission date, please use the application number as the subject and
      email to k1-invideo@cbvictoria.edu.hk.
    • 4 The video link submitted must remain valid until the date of announcement of the admission results.
    • 5. To ensure the privacy of applicants, only authorized persons from our school are allowed to view the video clips. Parents are strongly advised to take measures to ensure the safety of the video clips on the Internet, such as not sharing the video clips with any third party other than our school.
Step 3: Application Result Release
The application result will be announced via the "Interview Result Announcement Platform", parents can also check for the result by logging onto our Platform. An email regarding interview results will also be sent to parents.

Result release dates are:
K1 : 2nd Dec 2022
PN/K1/K2/K3 (Any Academic Year) Preliminary Record

If you wish for your child to be listed on the preliminary record for PN/K1/K2/K3 of any academic year. Please complete the e-Preliminary Record. Should any vacancies become available, you may be contacted. Please kindly note that payment is not needed at this stage.