Why choose Kellett?

Kellett School was founded in 1976 as a not-for-profit Association by like-minded parents, in order to provide a high-quality British education to the English-speaking community in Hong Kong.

Today, Kellett is a full through-train school, educating over 1300 students from 4 to 18 years. Following the English National Curriculum, Kellett offers a truly ‘outstanding’ education, as confirmed during a recent whole school BSO (British Schools Overseas) Inspection as well as exceptional public examination results. A broad curriculum, coupled with a wide variety of extra-curricular activities, ensures that all Kellett students from Reception through to I/GCSEs and A-levels achieve their own personal bests.

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Kellett at a glance

12 : 1 Student Teacher Ratio

23 Average Class Size

A British Education

35 Countries Represented

I/GCSE and A-Levels

University Destinations

Our Careers and University Guidance Team provides all of the information, support and guidance that our students need to make the right decision about what they want to do after Sixth Form.

The vast majority of our Year13 students go straight on to university education, attending institutes from around the world, whilst others choose to take a gap year or go straight into their chosen career path. To see our full list of universities attended, click here.

University of Cambridge
University of Oxford
Harvard University
University of Hong Kong
Durham University
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Imperial College London
University College London (UCL)
King's College, University of London
University of Edinburgh

Frequently Asked Questions

How early can I submit an application for my child?

We accept applications from birth, for Prep school and two years in advance for Senior school.

How long has Kellett been in operation?

Kellett was founded in Hong Kong in 1976, making it the oldest British independent school in Hong Kong.

What is the difference between the campuses?

Kellett is one school across two campuses, with two Preparatory Schools and one Senior School.

What is a debenture?

A debenture is a long-term contribution to the school. The majority of children at Kellett must be covered by a debenture.

What percentage of students continue from Prep to Senior School?

On average 80% of our students have continued from Year 6 to Year 7.

What ECAs (Extra Curricular Activities) are available?

We strongly encourage our students to participate in an array of ECAs. Information can be found in either the Prep or Senior School sections.

Am I too late to apply for my child?

We do not have application deadlines but would recommend that you check with the Admissions Office if there is already an extensive waiting list.

What are Kellett School's academic results?

Kellett School has a proven track record of fantastic public examination results.

Are the students mostly from the UK?

Over 50% of our students are of British nationality and have studied in a school in the UK or at an English medium international school.