Admissions | Policy

Procedures and Policy
Thank you for your interest in the International Section of the Korean International School. Please read the following information before you complete your application form.
For a school tour, please contact Ms Jenny Choi on 2569 5500 or at to make an appointment.

In addition to the completed application form, the following documents are required:
  • A completed application form
  • One passport size photo of your child
  • Copies of school reports from the last two years (where applicable)
  • ID document or passport copy of parents and students
A reference from the current school will be requested for applicants from Years 4 -13

It is important that all relevant documentation regarding academic competence, emotional and social needs are provided with the application form. This is necessary for the school to ensure the needs of all applicants can be met within the International Section. If this information has not been made available at the time of admission the school reserves the right to withdraw the place, which is based on the internal assessment that the individual needs cannot be met.

The applications are processed according to the date the application form and accompanying documents are received. A letter acknowledging receipt of the application will be issued and the child placed on the waiting list. Priority is given to siblings and therefore the position on the waiting list can change. Parents are encouraged to inform Ms Jenny Choi at of any change in their information.

The International Section uses the following guidelines to place each applicant in the correct year.

KIS - International Section
Birth Dates for 2017-2018 School Year
ReceptionSeptember 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013
Year 1September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2012
Year 2September 1, 2010 to August 31, 2011
Year 3September 1, 2009 to August 31. 2010
Year 4September 1, 2008 to August 31. 2009
Year 5September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2008
Year 6September 1, 2006 to August 31, 2007
Year 7September 1, 2005 to August 31, 2006
Year 8September 1, 2004 to August 31, 2005
Year 9September 1, 2003 to August 31, 2004
Year 10September 1, 2002 to August 31, 2003
Year 11September 1, 2001 to August 31, 2002
Year 12September 1, 2000 to August 31, 2001
Year 13September 1, 1999 to August 31, 2000

Age Guidelines for Reception Class
2018-2019September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014
2019-2020September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015
2020-2021September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016
2021-2022September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017

Assessment / Interview:
All applications are processed a year ahead of entry. (This includes those children with sibling priority).

Application forms will be accepted for children eligible for:
  • Reception and Year 1 between September 1st and November 30th
  • Year 2 to Year 6 between September 1st and February 28th
  • Secondary from September 1st
  • Springboard Programme between September 1st and November 30th
The entrance assessments will be as follows:
  • Reception and Year 1 between January and February
  • Year 2 to Year 6 between January and March
  • Secondary between March and April
  • Springboard Programme between January and June
The medium of instruction for the International Section is English and all applicants are required to complete an English assessment. Applicants may also occasionally be required to complete a Mathematics assessment.

These assessments will be followed by a short interview with the Principal, who will then meet with the family to discuss the outcome of the assessments.

The final decision of acceptance and class allocation will be made by the Principal following the interview.

For details of the assessment and interview procedure for the Springboard programme please refer to springboard.asp

For further information, please contact Ms Jenny Choi at