ESF: The first 50 years of our journey
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1967-- The English Schools Foundation (ESF) was founded in response to Hong Kong government recognition of growing demand for English-language education during a period of rapid economic development. Beacon Hill School and Island School were the first ESF schools to admit students.

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English Schools Foundation

The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is the largest provider of English-medium international education in Hong Kong. Our 22 schools and comprehensive programme of extra-curricular activities bring out the best in every student through a personalised approach to learning and by inspiring curious minds.

2017 marks 50 years of ESF’s service to Hong Kong. A series of events are organised to celebrate our world-class education, highlighting the achievements of our students, staff and alumni in education, sports, innovation and creativity.