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HK-Schools Focus Series: German Swiss International School - Fast Track Programme - German Stream

German Swiss International School is certainly very well known, and is one of the top schools in Hong Kong, boasting super IB DP scores as well as top university acceptances around the world.

However, did you know that there are two streams, an English International and German International Stream? Did you also know, top students can also apply to the German International stream for their K06 program (11+) without speaking any German?

GSIS has a ‘Fast Track Programme’ in K06 within their German International Stream, which is the equivalent of Y07. Each year, GSIS has a handful of places in the Fast Track Programme which are offered to the most successful applicants.

What is the new Fast Track Programme?

  • It is an accelerated language learning programme with intensive language support for students new to the German language starting in K06. Students will be part of the GSIS dual-stream community where academic excellence is valued highly, as is hard work and personal achievement

  • It prepares students to participate in the German International Stream´s regular bilingual curriculum

  • It prepares students for the German International Abitur, which opens doors to the finest universities around the world

What does the German International Stream stand for?

  • Academic excellence is valued highly, as is hard work and personal achievement

  • The school prepare students with 21st Century skills

  • The school have a clear focus on the all-round wellbeing of students

  • The school value respect, trust, kindness, honesty and patience

Do parents need to speak German?

  • No. We also welcome parents who have no German language skills at all

  • GSIS is a multicultural community with over 28 nationalities. Parent meetings can be conducted in English and communications are bilingual in English/German

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