Pre-Nursery (PN) and Nursery Class (K1) Application

Admissions for Academic Year 2019-2020

The applications for Admissions to the Nursery (K1) and Pre-Nursery (PN) Classes for the 2019-2020 Academic Year are now closed. If you are interested in applying, you can fill in an e-Preliminary Record and we will notify you if any openings become available. 
There is a separate admission procedure for applying to the Academic Year 2019-2020 Nursery (K1) and Pre-Nursery (PN) Classes at Lower, Middle, and Upper Kornhill, Harbour Heights, South Horizons, Belchers, Homantin and Harbour Green campuses. For more details, please visit Admissions. If you are interested in applying, please click Here and submit a new application via online directly. 
 
 
K1
PN
Age:
2 years 8 months old to 3 years 11 months old
(Children born between September 2015 – December 2016)
2 years to 2 years 11 months old
(Children born between September 2016 – August 2017)
School Starts:
August 2019
Application Date:
14th Sep 2018 (10am) - 8th Oct 2018 (5pm)
21st Sep 2018 (10am) - 30th Nov 2018 (5pm)
Interview Date:*
1st Interview: 10th Nov 2018;
2nd Interview :12th-16th Nov 2018
1st Interview :18th -19th Jan 2019;
2nd Interview : 21st -28th Feb 2019
Result:
10th Dec 2018
11th Mar 2019
*Please note that, after successfully submitting the application, parents can sign up for the interview time slot of the 1st Interview during a specified period.  The period will be allocated on the first-in-first-served basis. Details will be announced later.


Admissions Criteria
  • Our admission policy is non-discriminatory in regards to religion and race.
  • Admissions procedures are tailored to different age groups. Students must demonstrate age-appropriate behaviors and knowledge, and understanding of verbal instructions from teachers in at least one language (Chinese or English), which is necessary to build a strong bilingual foundation. Unless the family is residing overseas, we strongly encourage students, accompanied by their parents, to attend interview(s) to demonstrate that they have the right profile to be active partners in learning.
  • According to the regulations of the Hong Kong Education Bureau, non-local children may enter, or reside in, Hong Kong for the purpose of education only with the approval of the Director of Immigration. Non-local children should have obtained residence approval from the Director of Immigration before admission to our kindergartens and nursery.
  • Priority considerations may be given to applicants from our strategically-aligned kindergartens/nurseries/playgroups, siblings of current students and alumni, children of our staff, alumni and board members.

Important Notes to Parents

  • 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.
  • Paid application fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • If you miss the application deadline, you may complete the Preliminary Record. You may be contacted if vacancies arise.

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 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
    • c) Evidence to indicate the applicant’s parents or elder siblings have graduated from or are studying at our school (if applicable) e.g. report card, student card, class graduation photo, 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. Please print or save the confirmation letter for your own record. A copy of the confirmation letter will be sent to the email address(es) provided by parents. If parents do not receive this confirmation letter, please check if it has been sent to your spam email folder. Please also add "admissions@cbvictoria.edu.hk" to your safety email list. 
Step 2: Attend Interview
  • After the deadline of the application, those who have successfully submitted the application will receive an email informing you of the period of time when you can sign in for the interview time slot.
  • Parents can sign in for the interview time slot during that specific period.
  • The system will automatically allocate an interview time slot to those who did not sign up.
  • An Interview letter will be sent to parents via email one week before the interview date, please show this letter when you attend the interview.
  • Students that miss the original interview because of illness may be interviewed in the following weeks following submission of a medical certificate.
  • For applicants residing outside Hong Kong and who will not be able to attend our interview in person.
    1. a) Please indicate in the field “Parent’s Remarks” in the online application form that the applicant is an overseas applicant and is not available to attend the interview.
    2. b) Parents need to share a video clip (no more than 10 minutes) featuring the daily life of the applicant in .mov, .mp4 or .wmv format, quoting the applicant’s name and application number, with us (admissions@cbvictoria.edu.hk) by the related interview day. To protect applicant’s privacy, only authorized staff of our school can access the video clip. Meanwhile, we strongly recommend you to take necessary actions to protect your child’s privacy in the web.
    3. c) Please include the “Child Profile Form” if applicable. If additional information is required, we will contact parents via email.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a 2nd interview. Parents of these applicants will be informed individually. Applicants whose elder siblings are studying/have studied at Causeway Bay Victoria Kindergarten and International Nursery will be exempted from the second interview.

 

Step 3: Receive Application Result
Interview results will be announced via the Interview Result Announcement Platform, Parents can also check for result by logging onto it. An email regarding interview results will also be sent to parents.
K1: 10th Dec 2018
PN: 11th Mar 2019

  


PN/K1(2018-2019) and K2/K3 (Any Academic Year) Preliminary Record

If you wish for your child to be listed on the preliminary record for the PN/K1 of  academic year 2018-19 or  K2/K3 class 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.