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Admissions Process

Admissions Steps

  1. Learn about the school through an Info Session, campus tour, special event, or consultation.
  2. Complete the online application.
  3. Pay the nonrefundable application fee.
  4. Provide the required supporting documentation.
  5. Attend an assessment event.
  6. Receive enrollment notification.

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Admissions information

Application Details

The Application Requirements by Grade Level

JK Prep - Grade 1

  1. Complete online application
  2. Submit copy of main page of passport or family certificate of the applicant
  3. Payment of the application fee (KRW250,000; non-refundable)

Grades 2 - 3

  1. Complete online application
  2. Submit copy of main page of passport or family certificate of the applicant
  3. Submit two most recent end-of-year report cards
  4. Payment of the application fee (KRW250,000; non-refundable)

Grades 4 - 7

  1. Complete online application
  2. Submit copy of main page of passport or family certificate of the applicant
  3. Submit two most recent end-of-year report cards
  4. Complete Student Profile in the applicant's handwriting
  5. Submit the confidential Teacher Recommendations (English and Math)
  6. Payment of the application fee (KRW250,000; non-refundable)

Grades 8 - 11

  1. Complete online application
  2. Submit copy of main page of passport or family certificate of the applicant
  3. Submit two most recent end-of-year report cards
    • Report cards must be officially issued documents
    • Report cards must be translated into English and notarized
  4. Complete Student Profile in the applicant's handwriting
  5. Submit the confidential Teacher Recommendations (English and Math)
  6. Payment of the application fee (KRW250,000; non-refundable)

Admissions Age Chart

Please note Branksome Hall Asia is a girls-only educational environment in grades 6-12. Junior School is co-educational (JK Prep to G5) and welcomes boy applicants from JK Prep to Grade 3.



Entry Grade in August 2019

Student's Date of Birth

JK Prep

09.01.2015 ~ 08.31.2016

Junior Kindergarten

09.01.2014 ~ 08.31.2015

Senior Kindergarten

09.01.2013 ~ 08.31.2014

Grade 1

01.01.2012 ~ 08.31.2013

Grade 2

01.01.2011 ~ 12.31.2011

Grade 3

01.01.2010 ~ 12.31.2010

Grade 4

01.01.2009 ~ 12.31.2009

Grade 5

01.01.2008 ~ 12.31.2008

Grade 6

01.01.2007 ~ 12.31.2007

Grade 7

01.01.2006 ~ 12.31.2006

Grade 8

01.01.2005 ~ 12.31.2005

Grade 9

01.01.2004 ~ 12.31.2004

Grade 10

01.01.2003 ~ 12.31.2003

Grade 11

01.01.2002 ~ 12.31.2002

Assessment Dates

  • Applicant numbers for each assessment date are limited and registered on a first come, first serve basis.
  • The admission office will contact you after receiving your application and nonrefundable fee to confirm the assessment date.

    Venue

    Assessment Date

    Grade

    Application

    Filing Period

    Busan

    4 Apr. 2019

    G3 - G11

    6 Mar. - 31 Mar. 2019

    Jeju

    10 - 11 Apr. 2019

    JK prep - G11

    Seoul

    15 - 16 Apr. 2019

    G3 - G11

    Jeju

    6 - 10 May 2019

    JK prep - G11

    1 Apr. - 28 Apr. 2019

    Seoul

    13 - 14 May 2019

    G3 - G11

    Jeju

    3 - 5 Jun. 2019

    JK prep - G11

    29 Apr. - 26 May 2019


    Seoul


    17 -18 Jun. 2019


    G3 - G11


    29 Apr. - 7 Jun. 2019

Enrollment Notification

  • The Admissions team will send you an email to notify you of the results of the admission process.
  • If the grade level is full, successful candidates will be placed in the wait pool.

Tuition Information

Fees Table

2019-2020 Fees Table



Tuition Fee Payment Plan for 2019-2020 Academic Year (Net Amount)

The Registration (Re-enrollment) Deposit is deducted from the 1st payment.


Residence Fee Payment Plan for 2019-2020 Academic Year (Net Amount)


Refund Policy 2019-2020 Academic Year

Main Fees

Application Fee

KRW 250,000 (nonrefundable)
This is only applicable to new applicants.

Registration Deposit

KRW 5,000,000 (Non-refundable)

In the case of newly enrolling students, this amount is payable in advance to secure a place at Branksome Hall Asia. The Registration Deposit is due with the return of the Acceptance Offer Letter. The Registration Deposit will be deducted from the annual Tuition Fee. This amount is valid until next Academic Year (July 31, 2021). In order to complete the enrollment of your child the balance of the Tuition Fees must be paid by the due date. Failure to pay the Tuition Fees in full by the due date may result in your child being placed on a wait list.

Re-enrollment Deposit

KRW5,000,000 (nonrefundable)

Current parents are required to submit the Re-enrollment Deposit with the Re-enrollment Application Form ten (10) weeks prior to the last school day of the Academic Year in order to secure the student’s place for the next Academic Year.
The Re-enrollment Deposit will be deducted from the annual Tuition Fee. In order to complete the enrollment of your child the balance of the Tuition Fees must be paid by due date. Failure to pay the Tuition Fees in full by the due date may result in your child being placed on a wait list.

Entrance Fee

KRW 3,000,000 (nonrefundable)

This one-off charge covers the entire attendance at Branksome Hall Asia, for all new students to Branksome Hall Asia, is to be paid with the 1st Tuition Fee payment.

Tuition Fee

The annual Tuition Fee depends on the grade level and is set out in the table below. The Tuition Fee is paid in both currencies, KRW and USD as indicated in the Fee Table. The 2019-2020 overall Tuition Fee increase of 2% is reflected in the KRW and $US dollar portions of the Tuition Fee. The Tuition Fee can be paid either in full (lump-sum) or in two installments. The Tuition Fee paid in full will receive a discounted rate of 3 percent. (Only applicable to Tuition Fee). The Registration Deposit and/or Re-enrollment Deposit, of KRW5,000,000 will be deducted from the annual Tuition Fee.

Residence Entrance Fee

KRW 500,000 (nonrefundable)

This one-off charge covers the entire residence period at Branksome Hall Asia. All new boarders pay the Resident Entrance Fee with the 1st Residence Fee payment.

Residence Fee

KRW 23,328,000 (Annual)

The Residence Fee includes meals and activities designed exclusively for residence students. Grade 6 and above are eligible to apply to live in residence. Free bus service is provided from the school to the airport at the end of each semester or before major holidays.


Other Fees

Excursion Fee

There will be opportunities for provincial day field trips, trips for educational purposes, or invited guest speakers throughout the year. The types of trips and activities are different by grade and determined by teachers. Excursion Fee is included in the Tuition Fee.

Other fees

Necessary charges for specific examinations, extended field trips, camps and optional programs or trips will be billed separately. Such cases may include, but are not limited to, extended field trips, examination costs, activities requiring private individual lessons outside the curriculum, or the school’s capacity for costs incurred for medical services. Invoices will be billed as they occur.

Co-curricular activities

While most of the co-curricular activities are covered by the tuition fees stipulated above, certain activities can be charged if they require private lessons, or instructions outside of the school’s capacity.

Meals (for day students only

The Residence Fee is inclusive of the costs for meals and snacks.
For day students, the catering company will invoice parents directly.

School bus
(for day students only)

KRW 2,800,000 (Annual, Not refundable after the semester begins)
The amount as set out in the School Bus Fee Table below is paid for school bus service for Jeju resident students who choose to commute by school bus.

Please refer to the school bus service policy and procedure

Late payment

A student will not be permitted to attend classes and any school activities before the full payment of the Tuition Fees. Parents have ultimate responsibility for the settlement of outstanding Fees on a timely basis. An interest rate of 12% per annum will be charged on any delinquent balances on a pro-rata basis for the number of calendar days overdue. The School Late Fee Policy will be applied to the late charge. Failure to pay Tuition Fees in full by the due date may result in a student being placed on a wait list. A student on a wait list is not guaranteed enrollment at the school.

Fee Review


Fees are reviewed on an annual basis by the school’s Finance Committee. The school retains the right to review and adjust the Tuition Fees as deemed necessary.

Withdrawal Policy

Notice of withdrawal of registration in writing must be received by the school at least 10 weeks in advance of the date of withdrawal if the withdrawal occurs during the Academic Semester. Non-registration for the following semester can also be indicated when filing out the Registration Application toward the end of each semester. The Application for Withdrawal form should be submitted in writing in all cases for transfer to another school or withdrawal. All outstanding balances must be settled before departure.

Uniforms Parents and students are responsible for purchasing school uniforms and sportswear from the designated vendors.

Stationery The Tuition Fee covers the costs for the initial stationery pack which is given to each student the beginning of each Academic Year.

Diploma Students

IB Diploma Program related fees are included in the Tuition Fee (Exam Fee, International postage fee). Students and parents are responsible for paying for certain textbooks in different courses.

Sibling Discount

Entrance Fee
A KRW1,000,000 Entrance Fee discount applies to families for the second and subsequent child enrolled at the school.

Tuition Fee
Families with three children: The third child entering the school receives a 15% Tuition Discount.
Families with four and subsequent children: The fourth and subsequent child entering the school receives a 30% Tuition Discount.
The discount will be deducted from the KRW portion of the Tuition Fee.