Kingston International School

Mission, Purpose, and the Kingston Difference

Our Mission

To provide a challenging and stimulating environment that nurtures the balanced development of students who, in their own unique way grow into active and responsible world citizens.

Our Purpose

  • To provide a learning environment where English and Putonghua are the languages of instruction.
  • To provide a quality education based on the principles of Internationalism.
  • To provide our students with essential skills, attitudes and knowledge along with the opportunities to apply them.
  • To provide a safe and supportive learning environment where students can develop their own inquiries.
  • To implement a program of inquiry that encourages students to take action.
  • To provide opportunities for students to work independently and collaboratively while solving problems and meeting challenges.
  • To promote respect for the beliefs and perspectives of others.
  • To foster a sense of community among students, parents, teachers through open communication and cooperation.

The Kingston Difference

  • First school in Hong Kong authorized to teach the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP).
  • Developing well-rounded students with an international perspective and a life-long love of learning.
  • Low student numbers / High teacher ratio.
  • Each class is led by 1 fully qualified native English teacher and 1 fully qualified native Putonghua teacher for a fully immersive bilingual education.
  • Through-train education from One year old children (Playgroup) to Year 6 and secondary school.
  • Strong emphasis on its Chinese and English curriculum.
  • Extensive language resources and technology resources.
  • Commitment to a healthy body as well as a healthy mind.
  • Teaching children how to relate what they learn in the classroom to the world outside.
  • Belief in bilingualism. Our curriculum is planned, taught and assessed in both English and Putonghua.
  • We are committed to providing the best international education in Hong Kong.
  • First international school in Hong Kong to qualify for the ISO 9001 designation from Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (HKQAA).