Weather Policy

In the event of tropical cyclones, typhoons or rainstorms, the school's policy is to follow instructions given by the relevant authorities. If extreme weather occurs, please refer to the following tables which explain our school procedures. Please check the Education Bureau or Hong Kong Weather Observatory for further information.

Tropical Cyclone Warnings

Signal

Action to be taken

Hoisting No.1 signal

All classes operate as usual.

Hoisting No.3 signal

Reception Year to close.
Other classes to operate as usual unless advised otherwise.

Hoisting Pre No.8/No.8 signal or above

All schools to close.

Lowering to No.1 or lowering all signals

All classes to resume the next day


Rainstorm Warnings

When the Rainstorm Warning Notice is Posted

Hong Kong EDB Mandated Action to be taken

AISHK Procedure

AMBER

All schools, including kindergartens, to operate as usual

AISHK will continue as usual.

RED
Before leaving home for school.
(Usually between 5:30am and 8:00am)

Whole-day school classes to be suspended all day. School tests and examinations to be postponed.

If the warning is issued at or after 8:00am, students should continue to school, and attend classes at school.

All staff to arrive at school as usual.

Classes will be cancelled if the warning is issued before 8:00am.

If the warning is issued at or after 8:00am, students should continue their journey to school and attend classes as usual.

BLACK
Before leaving home for school.
(Usually between 5:30am and 8:00am)

Whole-day school classes to be suspended all day. School tests and examinations to be postponed.

If the warning is issued at or after 8:00am, students should continue to school, and attend classes at school.

Classes will be cancelled if the warning is issued before 8:00am. Staff are to remain at home.

If the warning is issued at or after 8:00am, students will continue their journey to school and attend classes as usual.

Staff are required to be at school if the signal is raised at or after 8:00am.

BLACK

When classes are in session.

Schools to continue until the end of the normal school hours and conditions are safe for students to return home.

AISHK continues until the end of the normal school hours and conditions are safe for students to return home.


For our detailed school Weather Policy, please refer to the School e-Handbook.