Harrow International School Hong Kong - Fees
The school fees policy forms part of the contract between the School and parents. This policy can be found here and should be read in conjunction with the School’s admissions policy and the standard Terms and Conditions.
FEES AND OTHER CHARGES
The School is committed to a fair and transparent policy in respect of fees and charges. Parents are expected to pay all fees. Fees are published annually in advance and are payable in Hong Kong dollars.
- A fee of HK$1,500 is charged to cover the administration costs of the Admissions Department in processing all applications for entry.
- This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
Tuition Fees - Academic Year 2020-21
|Year Group||Annual Fee||Autumn Term||Spring Term||Summer Term|
|K1 and K2||149,924||59,970||44,977||44,977|
For pupils without Capital Certificates and Debentures, there is an annual payment of the Capital Levy. The payment is non-interest bearing, non-refundable and non-transferable. The levy amount is reviewed each year. The current annual Capital Levy charge is HK$60,000 per year per pupil. The Capital Levy is subject to annual review.
All fees are billed and payable in Hong Kong Dollars and due on the first day of each term.
Tuition fees include the costs of textbooks and handouts, certain essential school supplies, some field trips, pupil activities and insurance, but exclude other mandatory costs as set out below.
- Tuition fees do not include the cost of compulsory school uniform, lunch, snacks and transport by school bus.
- Year 9 tuition fees exclude the cost of textbooks (including print and electronic) in the core subjects of English, Mathematics and Sciences. For those pupils in the Year 9 LAL programme, textbooks and examination fees are excluded.
- Year 10 to Year 13 tuition fees exclude the cost of textbooks (including print and electronic) and examination fees.
- Discounts on tuition fees will be applied for siblings who are in the School at the same time, as follows: Third child (5%); Fourth child (10%); Fifth and subsequent children (15%)
- Fees are subject to annual review and the Hong Kong Education Department Bureau’s approval.
Further details on fees can be obtained from the Director of Finance, Ms. Miranda Ng at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boarding Fees - Academic Year 2020-21:
- Boarding is available to pupils from Year 6 onwards.
- Boarding at Harrow Hong Kong comprises of five nights at the School – Sunday 7.00pm to Friday 4.30pm.
- Boarding Fees are subject to annual review, along with Tuition Fees
|Annual Fee (this does not include the tuition fees)||Autumn Term||Spring Term||Summer Term|
|All fees are billed and payable in Hong Kong Dollars|
OTHER CHARGES (WHERE APPROPRIATE)
Resources: Years 10 to 13 pupils purchase their own textbooks for GCSE and A-Level texts as directed by the School.
Examination fees: Examination fees are charged for GCSE/AS/A2 candidates in Year 10 to 13. These fees cover the regular examination programme for each pupil’s particular course of study throughout these years. Pupils undertaking re-sits of particular examinations in order to improve their grades will be charged extra fees comprising actual costs from the external examiners and administration charge.
Pupils taking PET/KET/FCE tests of English proficiency will be charged as and when they sit the exams.
Expeditions: All year groups from Year 3 upwards have a residential trip per year. In addition there will be opportunities for other expeditions, cultural visits, sporting trips and outdoor pursuits throughout the year. These are charged as extra on a pupil’s fee invoice.
Individual music lessons: Fees will be charged for the whole term once enrolled. The invoice for the lessons will be sent out by the Accounting Department. No deduction of fees or make-up lessons will be arranged for either any absence from lessons or lesson cancellation caused by severe weather. If you wish to terminate your child’s lessons at the end of a particular half-term period, written notice needs to be given to the Music Administrator at email@example.com, with a copy to the Director of Music at firstname.lastname@example.org, by the end of the second week back to school after the most recent holiday or half-term break. Please note that a pupil’s enrolment in lessons will be continued each term and each year until written notice to terminate lessons is received.
Other expeditions and trips during school holidays: A list of trips and their cost are issued to parents annually. Deposits are collected to secure a pupil’s place on the trips followed by the full amount. If a final payment is not made by the due date the pupil may lose their place on the trip. If pupils drop out of a trip money will not be refunded unless another pupil is able to take their place on the trip. If a trip is cancelled the School will work to secure a refund from the airlines/tour operators/insurance company, but parents are liable for any loss occurred due to the cancellation.
Annual Capital Levy (for pupils without Capital Certificates and Debentures)
To ensure that the School has sufficient notice with which to plan fee levels, other resources and the curriculum, a Term’s Notice must be given in writing. Otherwise, a Term’s Fees in lieu will be due and payable as a debt at the rate applicable on the date of invoice whether or not the place can be filled. If your child is withdrawing from Harrow, please write to to your child’s House Master/Mistress, Ms. Haydon and the Admissions department. Your child’s House Master/Mistress or the Admissions department will then send you the Pupil Withdrawal Form. This is the official way to give notice of a pupil withdrawal.
Payments to the School can be made in two ways:
1. Bank Transfer
Beneficiary Bank: Hang Seng Bank Limited Beneficiary
Bank Address: 83 Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong
Beneficiary Name: HARROW INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION LIMITED
Beneficiary Account number: 024-787-388420-883
Swift Code: HASEHKHH
Chips No.: 010522 (for remittance from the USA only)
For all transfer payments, please ensure the Name and Year Group of the pupil are marked in the “Message to Beneficiary / Remarks” section of the remittance form, and provide a copy of the payment receipt.
*All local and overseas charges will be borne by the remitter.
Please make cheques payable to ‘HARROW INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION LIMITED” with the name and Year group of the pupil on the back.
Please note the School reserves the right to correct administrative errors and to recover any associated shortfall in fees but will consider exceptional mitigating circumstances on a case-by-case to determine a payment plan if deemed appropriate.
This policy will be updated from time to time to reflect the School’s practice.