Founding Principal, David Priest

HKCA PLK School IB-PYP School in Hong Kong

David Priest, originally from Yorkshire, England, has been an international educator for over 35 years. He started his teaching career in 1980 after graduating from the University of London with an honours degree in Education, and has more recently been an administrator at international schools In Japan, Kenya, …

About Po Leung Kuk

HKCA PLK School IB-PYP School in Hong Kong

Founded in 1878, Po Leung Kuk, as one of the largest charity organizations in Hong Kong, has been serving the Hong Kong community for 138 years with its objective of “Protecting the Young and the Innocent” (保赤安良). Currently, the Kuk has around 300 units strategically located throughout Hong …

Campus

HKCA PLK School IB-PYP School in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Construction Association (HKCA) built the school in 1957 to house the “Building Contractors’ Association School” and “Building Contractors’ Association Kindergarten”. Since these schools closed in 2007, the premises have been temporarily used by a number of institutions, including Po Leung Kuk Choi Kai Yau School. …

A first for Po Leung Kuk

HKCA PLK School IB-PYP School in Hong Kong

The new school is to implement the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) curriculum framework, with authorisation targeted for 2019-2020. Once authorised as an IB World School, the registration will be changed from private to international school. All lessons, except for one daily Chinese lesson (in Mandarin), will …