ESF to launch Kindergarten Debenture Scheme

Posted on 23rd Aug 2019 in School News, Admissions, Hong Kong

ESF today announced the creation of a new Debenture scheme that would allow holders to secure a priority interview at an ESF Kindergarten.

Families who have students accepted into an ESF Kindergarten - and can access a mainstream education - will also, thanks to the creation of the new ‘Through Train’ system, be guaranteed a place in an ESF Primary and Secondary School.

The new Debenture, therefore, guarantees those families who have their child accepted into the Kindergarten a place in ESF’s world class education system for up to 15 years.

Speaking about the launch of the Debenture, ESF Director of Communications, Rob Shorthouse said:

“ESF is a world class education system. Our graduates not only achieve exceptional academic results, they have the skills, confidence and analytical tools needed to thrive in our modern world.

“We believe that the earlier students enter into our system, the better it is for them. That is why we created our ‘Through Train’ system. Having this in place means that we can give our parents certainty about their child’s education - guaranteeing a seamless transition between kindergarten, primary and secondary.

“The new Debenture scheme is a way of giving families an even greater guarantee that their child can secure a place at ESF.”

Central application for K1 places at the five ESF International Kindergartens – Abacus, Hillside, Tsing Yi, Tung Chung and Wu Kai Sha will be open from 1 to 30 September. Parents with child born in 2017 should apply. 

Parents should refer to this website for information: