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Tell me about EtonHouse, Hong Kong...

EtonHouse International Pre-School at Mayfair by the Sea situated in Pak Shek Kok, Tai Po is part of the EtonHouse Group based in 12 countries with over 120 schools and 12,000 students. This campus offers the renowned EtonHouse international bilingual early childhood programme based on research based best practice for children from 6 months to 6 years of age. The curriculum has been delivered successfully for nearly 25 years and has nurtured several thousand successful graduates.


Is this school right for my child?

Personalised learning

If you are looking for a school that values and delivers a personalised learning experience for your child, where every teacher knows every child and learning is responsive to the individual child, EtonHouse is the school for you. Through a rich child-teacher ratio, and detailed documentation of the learning journey, your child will thrive in a warm and close-knit community. 

Strong language foundation

Whether your child is a native or non-native speaker of either English or Chinese, our bilingual environment with two qualified English and Chinese teachers at all times nurtures language acquisition in both languages spontaneously and effectively.

Environments of care

A purposefully  designed and beautifully resourced learning environment reflects a culture of care and deep respect for children. The  school has more than 14,000 square feet of space with classrooms opening up into the central garden with the tree top. A mix of light studios, sand pit, garden spaces and nature walks along the waterway makes learning a delightful experience. A range of ECAs through visual and performing arts, sports, mindfulness and fitness gives your child a rich repertoire of experiences. 

25 years of trust

Through our internationally recognised curriculum, we work hard to ensure that your children are successful in the next phase of their lives. Our graduates have been successfully placed in the top international schools in Hong Kong such as Malvern College,  Shrewsbury,  ESF, American School to name a few. With over 2 decades of track record, you can be sure your child is in the best hands. 

RSVP for Open House 14th Sep 2019


Meet The Team
Susan Ward

Susan Ward


Susan Ward

Susan is from Australia and has been living and working in Hong Kong for many years whilst undertaking various educational roles. She holds post graduate qualifications in leadership and management with a strong background in the education field. Having worked as class teacher and Coordinator, to Founder and Manager of an International Pre-school, she is in a strong position to continue the excellent teaching and learning currently happening at EtonHouse.


Vanessa TARCA

English Teacher B.Ed. Primary

Vanessa TARCA

B.Ed. Primary Vanessa is from Australia. In Perth she studied for six years at the University of Notre Dame in Fremantle. After completing a Bachelor Degree in Primary Education she worked at Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School for four years, where she taught Year different levels. Outside of the school terms, Vanessa involved herself in early learning by volunteering at an established Kindergarten. She was a Kindy coach at a recreation centre and would teach various sports, focusing on the development of gross motor skills through play. On the weekends Vanessa was a Youth Leader at the Good Shepherd Parish, organising school, church and community events.

 Pauli Lai

Pauli LAI

Mandarin Teacher Master of Teaching Chinese as an International language
Bachelor of Education (Honours) Early Childhood Education
PGCE Early Childhood Education

Pauli LAI

Working as a kindergarten teacher for more than 6 years, Pauli has experience teaching students from 2 to 6 years old. Through this teaching time period, she knows that children are capable life long learners. They love to explore the world in different sensors, therefore as teachers, she believes we need to respect the individualism of each child and provide the best environment to discover the world and fulfil their curiosity in a safe way.
Completing her Masters degree in Teaching Chinese as an International language Pauli loves to explore different languages from various countries and cultures. She is passionate about passing on her knowledge and culture of Mandarin to young children. As well as speaking Mandarin, Pauli is also fluent in Bahasa Indonesian. She uses this to travel and teach others the importance and value of language. In her leisure time , Pauli enjoys travelling. She takes great interest in visiting museums, historical sites, and tasting different cuisines.


Shirley KOO

Mandarin Teacher BA in English Education PGDE in Early Childhood Education MA in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language Master Degree, TEFL

Shirley KOO

Shirley's hometown is Guang Xi Province, China. She has been working in different kindergartens for over 11 years. Shirley gained her first degree in Mainland China. She then went to study at the Hong Kong Institute of Education, gaining her PGDE in Early Childhood Education. She also finished her Master of Arts in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Shirley has worked as a professional Mandarin teacher both in local and international settings. Shirley believes that each child is unique and has potential, teachers need to encourage and support children to explore the world by inquiring, observing, listening, communicating with others.


““What I truly appreciate most about the school is that it feels like everyone at EtonHouse - from the principal and teachers to the assistants - knows and cares about our child's growth and well-being.””

- Jeannette, mother of Elliot, Pre-Nursery
RSVP for Open House 16th Nov 2019