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HD Shanghai

Admissions Process

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Apply Online

Please click here to submit online application and make an appointment to attend one of HD Shanghai enquiry sessions

Parent/student Interview

Parent/student interview, G1&G6 applicants need to apply via “Enrollment System for Compulsory Education in Shanghai” and choose Shanghai HD. (It will be adjusted according to the Education Bureau’s admissions policy)

Admission Result

School inform admission result, students accept their offer within the required time

Transfer Process (when applicable)

Transfer students need to complete the transfer process

Pre-school preparation

Pre-school preparation, Orientation

HD Shanghai Enquiry Sessions—Parent Information Session/Open Day/Seminar

We believe it will be helpful for parents to make the decision of their school choice if they could join our enquiry session to get more information about our vision and mission, education philosophy and pedagogy, curriculums, teaching resources, learning profile and future education plan. We strongly recommend all prospective families could attend one of our enquiry sessions. Please follow us on Wechat (SHHD) or contact directly with our admissions office to get the latest details of those enquiry sessions. 

Expectations on Parents

We expect parents could understand and embrace the vision and mission of HD Shanghai and appreciate the education philosophy and teaching pedagogy of the school. Parents are expected to support their children to study in a bilingual and multicultural education environment for a long-term commitment. Parents are expected to have certain level of Chinese and/or English that they can receive correspondence in both languages from the School. Parents and children are also required to have email and internet access. Parents and school should work together as partners to communicated openly, honestly and constructively with each other and at the appropriate level, following such dialogue, parents should abide by the school’s decision. 

Student and parent interview

All enrolled students must go through the entrance assessment to make sure HD Shanghai is the right school for student’s education needs. The main methods of assessment are standardized examinations/ student interview and parent interview. Please kindly noted that only shortlisted applicants will be notified for further assessment process due to large volume of applications.