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    With 40+ nationalities represented at our school we are rich in cultural diversity

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    We nurture academic excellence, social confidence, manners, and both respect and self-respect.

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Which year should my child be in?

We believe that it is important for children to be with other children at a similar stage in social maturity, and experience tells us that children will get the best from their education this way.

The chart below indicates how we select the correct form group for each pupil. We do make occasional exceptions, so please feel free to discuss these with us.
For 2019 entry: 
  Year Group Age Born between and

Early Years Foundation

Nursery 3 to 4 01-Sep-15 31-Aug-16

Lower Kindergarten

4 to 5 01-Sep-14 31-Aug-15

Primary School

Year 1 / Upper Kindergarten

5 to 6




Year 2

6 to 7




Year 3

7 to 8




Year 4

8 to 9




Year 5

9 to 10




Year 6

10 to 11



 Secondary School

Year 7

11 to 12




Year 8

12 to 13 01-Sep-06 31-Aug-07

Year 9

13 to 14 01-Sep-05 31-Aug-06

Year 10

14 to 15 01-Sep-04 31-Aug-05
  Year 11 15 to 16 01-Sep-03 31-Aug-04
  Year 12 16 to 17 01-Sep-02 31-Aug-03


 Year 13 will be phased in from August 2020.

For 2020 entry and beyond*:
Entry Year  Age Born between... and...
2023 Year 1/Upper Kindergarten 5 to 6 01-Sep-17 31-Aug-18
2023 Lower Kindergarten 4 to 5 01-Sep-18 31-Aug-19
2023 Nursery 3 to 4 01-Sep-19 31-Aug-20
2022 Year 1/Upper Kindergarten 5 to 6 01-Sep-16 31-Aug-17
2022 Lower Kindergarten 4 to 5 01-Sep-17 31-Aug-18
2022 Nursery 3 to 4 01-Sep-18 31-Aug-19
2021 Year 1/Upper Kindergarten 5 to 6 01-Sep-15 31-Aug-16
2021 Lower Kindergarten 4 to 5 01-Sep-16 31-Aug-17
2021 Nursery 3 to 4 01-Sep-17 31-Aug-18
2020 Year 1/Upper Kindergarten 5 to 6 01-Sep-14 31-Aug-15
2020 Lower Kindergarten 4 to 5 01-Sep-15 31-Aug-16
2020 Nursery 3 to 4 01-Sep-16 31-Aug-17

* we accept applications from birth. 

Please feel free to get in touch with our admissions team at admissions@nais.hk or call +852 3958 1428 if you have other questions or would like to find out more about our school.