ESF Sha Tin College
3 Lai Wo Lane, Fo Tan, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong, SAR, China
+852 2699 1811
|Status||English Schools Foundation school/Non-Profit|
|Principal||Ms Carol Larkin|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Co-ed Age Range||11-18|
|Number of pupils||1,200|
|Authorised IB Programmes||IBDP, IBCP|
|CP Coordinator||Mr Luke Smetherham|
|Diploma Coordinator||Mr Paul Hoang|
|Associations||ESF, IB, CIS|
Sha Tin College is part of the English Schools Foundation (ESF). ESF is the largest provider of English-medium international education in Hong Kong. Our vision is for every student to be the best that they can be. Our mission is to inspire creativity and nurture global citizens and leaders of the future. We do this by creating joyful learning environments, led by a community of exceptional teachers who bring out the best in every child through a personalised approach to learning and by inspiring curious minds.
Sha Tin College opened in September 1982 to meet the increasing demand for places from families in northern Kowloon and the New Territories. The school provides 1,200 places and has over 30 nationalities represented within the student body. Sha Tin College is committed to providing the best possible teaching and learning experiences for every individual through the medium of English. The education provided leads to a variety of internationally recognised examinations, granting students access to higher education and career opportunities worldwide.
The school is a candidate school for the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the IB Career-related Programme (IBCP).
About the English Schools Foundation
The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is the largest provider of English-medium international education in Hong Kong. Our 22 schools and comprehensive programme of extra-curricular activities bring out the best in every student through a personalised approach to learning and by inspiring curious minds.
Our strategic intent is to be the key driver of best practice in teaching and learning. Our model of education is on the cutting-edge of global innovation producing excellent outcomes for our students.
There are 17,000 students from more than 60 different nationalities in ESF schools, PIS and kindergartens. About 70% of our students have parents who are permanent residents of Hong Kong.
ESF is proud of the high academic and wider achievements of our students. In 2017, 16 ESF students achieved the perfect score of 45 points in the IB Diploma examinations; more than 95% go on to leading universities worldwide.