Government officials, ESF senior management and members of the Island School community came together at the Borrett Road site for a groundbreaking ceremony, on 23rd October, celebrating the next important stage of the redevelopment project.
Mr Kevin Yeung Yun Hung, JP, Secretary for Education, Mr Abraham Shek, Chairman of ESF Broad joined Belinda Greer, CEO of ESF, Stephen Loggie, Principal and Head Students, Daanyal Ebrahim (13D) and Natasha Mather (13E) to celebrate the next milestone of the project.
Mr Yeung said, “ESF is one of our close counterparts in the development of a vibrant international school sector. I am delighted to join the Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Island School Redevelopment Project today, which marks a key milestone in the delivery of this redevelopment project jointly funded by the Government and ESF. May I wish you smooth sailing of this innovative and community-friendly project and I look forward to seeing the new campus in 2022.”
“This is a momentous day for ESF and for Hong Kong. Today we are not just breaking ground on what will be one of the finest schools in Hong Kong. When completed, the new Island School will be up there amongst the best schools in the world.”
“When we open the doors of the new school in a few short years, the students will have access to incredible facilities, world class teachers and purpose built spaces that have been designed to deliver a 21st Century education.” said Belinda Greer, CEO of ESF.