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School Fees and Charges

1. Application Fee

For each application made to the school an Application Fee of HKD 2,800 is payable. The fee covers expenses relating to entrance assessment and other administrative activities and overheads, and is payable upon the submission of the application.

The Application Fee is non-transferrable and non-refundable.

2. Tuition Fee

For the academic year 2018/19, the tuition fees are expected to be:

Year Group HKD
Nursery 137,000
Reception 147,000
Year 1 - Year 6 169,000

Tuition Fees are currently subject to approval by the Education Bureau.

Tuition Fees include stationery, learning materials and consumables but do not include the cost of extracurricular activities, school trips, uniforms, school bus or meals. They are payable in 3 equal installments in advance of each term and are reviewed annually.

Please see additional notes below. 

3. Annual Capital Levy or Capital Certificate

Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong is incorporated under the Companies Ordinance (Chapter 32) and is a not-for-profit organisation under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance. In order to develop and maintain its facilities, all places at the school must be supported by either the payment of an Annual Capital Levy or the purchase of a Capital Certificate.


3.1. Annual Capital Levy

For each child enrolled at the school a Capital Levy is payable in each academic year. Holders of current Standard and Premium Certificates are exempt from paying the Capital Levy. 

2018/19 Capital Levy HKD
Annual Capital Levy 45,000

For children joining the school, the first Capital Levy is payable upon acceptance of a place. The Capital Levy is non-refundable and non-transferable. The cost of the Capital Levy is reviewed annually. Please see additional notes below.


3.2. Capital Certificate

All children progressing into or joining Year 1 and Year 2 are required to hold a Capital Certificate. For other year groups purchasing a Certificate is optional. During the validity period of a Certificate, holders are not required to pay the Annual Capital Levy.

Purchase prices for certificates for the academic year 2018/19 per child are:

2018/19 Capital Certificate HKD
Standard Capital Certificate 200,000
Premium Capital Certificate 300,000

Capital Certificates provide priority for assessment. However, they do not guarantee admission.  All applicants to the school are subject to satisfaction of the School's general admission criteria. 

Order of priority for assessment

1. Premium Certificate Holder

2. Standard Certificate Holder

3. Sibling Applications

4. Children from other Shrewsbury Schools

Certificates are purchased at the time of submission of the application to the school. Where the child does not meet the school’s assessment criteria the face value of the certificate paid will be refunded.

Where the child meets the school’s assessment criteria and an offer of a place is accepted, the certificate shall depreciate with time. The refundable values are as follows:

Time from the acceptance of a place at the school Refundable Value of Premium and Standard Certificates in HKD 
On acceptance of place 135,000 
At the start of 2nd year 90,000
At the start of 3rd year 45,000
At the start of 4th year 0

The initial depreciation charge occurs at the time of accepting an offer of a place at the school with subsequent charges being made at each anniversary date.

The child must commence as agreed with the acceptance letter and continue attending the school for the certificate to remain valid.

Certificates have a maximum validity period of 4 years and provide no exemption from the payment of tuition fees. All certificates are unsecured, non interest-bearing and are not transferrable.

The prices of Capital Certificates are reviewed annually.  Please see additional notes below.


Accordion Payment Methods

The Application Fee, Capital Certificate, Capital Levy and other fees can be paid in the following ways:

1. Bank transfer (any transfer fees must be paid by the payer)

Account Name:

Shrewsbury International School Limited

Account No.:

025-328-82-56576-8 (Current Account)

Bank Name:


SWIFT code:


Bank address:

Shanghai Commercial Bank Tower, 12 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong

2. Cheque made payable to: Shrewsbury International School Limited

Please deliver cheques to: Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong, 10 Shek Kok Road, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong

Please send a copy of the transfer receipt, which includes the amount paid and the applicant’s full name to:


Further Questions

For admissions related enquiries, please feel free to contact our team at:

Tel. +852 2480 1500

Accordion Notes

You can download information regarding School Fees and Charges in both Traditional Chinese (學費與其他收費) and Simplified Chinese (学费与其他收费). It is also available at our Admissions Office.

Should Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong not secure registration of the school with the Education Bureau, all application fees and certificates paid to the school will be returned.

The School reserves (at any time and in any manner at its discretion) the right to alter the Annual Capital Levy and Certificate structure along with any associated terms, conditions and rights, and to issue Debentures.