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Kellett School, Hong Kong

In their own words

Welcome to Kellett School, The British International School in Hong Kong, one of the foremost British International Schools in the world. 

We proudly offer an exceptional education across our two campuses on Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Bay, where our students enjoy an adventure in learning while feeling secure and valued.  Throughout Kellett’s almost 50 years of history, the School has been known for its superb education, both in the classroom and beyond. We offer a challenging and stimulating environment where high academic achievement is realised within a broad curriculum embracing the expressive arts and sports. 

Academic achievement is expected and achieved, but we are about more than this. Schools are in the future business, and here at Kellett preparing students to take their place, securely, confidently and responsibly, in the future is given equal importance and attention to academics.  We place a huge emphasis on wellbeing alongside soft skills such as adaptability, problem-solving, learning to fail well and resilience, so much so that they are embedded into the curriculum. Please read on to find out just how we achieve this.  Whether you are visiting our website as a potential student, parent or colleague, I hope you enjoy exploring our vibrant community.

Entrance is assessed via CAT4 cognitive assessment, from GL.

CAT4 is one of, if not the most unique school assessment in circulation. Most children will not have encountered either the CAT4 question types or the format, previously. The good news is that the very specific nature of the exam, means that with effort and perseverance it is possible to achieve confident preparation for your CAT4 entrance exam.

CAT4 is broken into 4 broad categories:

  • Quantitative Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning

  • Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Spatial Reasoning

We have partnered with the test experts at Ready Steady Pass, to bring you the most accurate and best value CAT4 practise material for children between 6 and 13 years of age. The tests are prepared by specialist CAT4 writers and audited by AQA and EdExcel exam markers, and ISI independent school inspectors. Tests are taken online, include unlimited resits and emailed results including answer sheets to share with tutors and parents.

Click below to access our CAT4 page for more information

What questions can I expect?

Each of the 4 questions categories in CAT4 (which GL call "batteries") has two different question types, creating 8 mini exams.

Quantitative Reasoning assess numerical questions, with a focus on patterns and relationships:

  • Number Series questions involve identifying the missing number in a sequence.

  • Number Analogies questions are to do with spotting the relationships between pairs of numbers.

Verbal Reasoning asses the relationship between words:

  • The Verbal Classification battery focuses on word classes and word types.

  • Verbal Analogies questions identify the relationship between pairs of words.

Non-Verbal Reasoning looks at the relationship between shapes:

  • Figure Classification asks you to spot the relationship between a series of images and select the image that matches them.

  • Figure Matrices shows a pattern of shapes presented in a square, challenging us to choose the missing shape.

Spatial Reasoning is a particular kind of non-verbal reasoning:

  • Figure Recognition questions challenge us to find a hidden shape within an image.

  • Figure Analysis questions, sometimes called Folding questions, present the challenges of recognising unfolded paper that has been hole punched at a certain fold.

Click below to browse our CAT4 collection

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