The Church of Christ in China Shum Oi Church Kindergarten
The Church of Christ in China
Shum Oi Church Kindergarten

  

Information on Admission to K1 Classes

Application for the “ Registration Certificate for Kindergarten Admission”, please visit the EDB’s website (https://www.edb.gov.hk/k1-admission_e) or call the 24-hour automatic telephone enqiiry system at 2891 0088.

Eligible to apply

  • 2022/2023 school year,born on or before 31 December 2019
  • 2023/2024 school year,born on or before 31 December 2020

Application method

  • Date : Start from 17 August 2022
  • Time : 9:30a.m. to 11:00a.m. (Mondays to Fridays) 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. (Mondays to Fridays) / 9:30a.m. to 11:00p.m. (Saturdays)

Return method

  • Download from school website (submit the application form in person or for submission by post)
  • Obtain from school in person during office hours and
  • Application fee: HK$40 (For submission by post, please pay by cheque or make payment when collecting the application form in person)
  • Remark: The application fee is non-returnable whether the application is successful or not.
  • By Cheque  - Mail a crossed cheque payable to " The Church of Christ in China Shum Oi Church Kindergarten"              

Documents required

  • Application form with recent photo
  • The applicant child’s Hong Kong Birth Certificate and its photocopy
  • The applicant Child’s Vaccination Record and its photocopy (both front page and inner page)
  • Two $2.2 stamped, self-addressed envelopes
  • Remark:
  • 1.  For if parents have video recordings of your child playing or reading at home, please save a clip of 3 to 5 minutes in an optical disc and submit it with the application form to us for reference.
  • 2. For submission by post, you will be notified of the arrangement for verification against the original copies in due course.
  • 3. Parents are required to submit the completed application form together with the above mentioned documents and the application fee in person. (If the information is insufficient, the application will not be accepted)

Interview

Interview Arrangements:

  1. In-person or online video interviews with all children applying for the nursery class will be scheduled for within 2021.  Parents will be informed separately of the exact date and time.
  2. Parents should accompany their child for the interview with format: play game
  3. When interviewing NCS children, interpretation and/or translation service for applicants could be arranged where necessary, or parents and children are allowed to be accompanied by a Chinese speaking relative/friend to facilitate communication.  Enquiry number: 2777 0986 ; email:school@sockg.edu.hk
    Announcement of Admission Results                                                                                                                                                                               
  4. We will inform parents of the K1 admission results before 17 December 2022 by post.

Admission Criteria

       Depends on interview performance or the contents in the optical disc provided by parents   

  1. The applicant with sibling(s) currently studying in the school will be given due priority consideration (As the number of school places is limited, please understand that not all applicants fulfilling the priority consideration will be guaranteed a school place.)
  1. Applicants who have family needs will be given priority if applying for a Whole day class. Please note that not all applicants with priority are guaranteed places due to limited space

Registration Arrangements

  1. Successful applicants: Parents should complete the registration procedures for their child from 5 to 7 January 2023
  2. Applicants on the waiting list:  If there is space available, our school will inform parents by post. Parents should complete the registration procedures for their child according to the specified date set by the school. Parents are required to submit the original copy of the 2023/24“Registration Certificate (RC)” to the kindergarten and pay the registration fee 
  3. Parents are required to submit the school letter and the “RC” / “Admission Pass(AP)” to the school(Remark 1).
  4. The registration fee for 2023/24 K1 place is HK$900(half-day session) HK$1,500(whole-day session)(Remark 2)..

 


Remarks: 

  1. Please be reminded that if parents cannot submit the “RC” / “AP” during registration, the school may not be able to complete registration for their child. Hence, parents are required to submit application for the registration document to EDB within the specified period.
  2. If the child concerned studies in the school, the registration fee paid will be refunded in September. Should parents decide to change school after registration, please notify the school in writing. The school will return the “RC” / “AP” but the registration fee will not be refunded. Upon obtaining the “RC” / “AP”, the school will no longer keep the school place for the child.
  3. After the registration day, if apply Kindergarten, please will call the school at 2777 0986.