Discovery Bay International School (DBIS) provides education from early years through to primary and secondary level at its bespoke campuses in DB. The Early Years section is the starting point for the DBIS approach to learning, providing an open and warm environment for children aged three to five. DBIS Early Years currently has five nursery classes and five reception classes. Each class comprises 20 students, one teacher and one full-time education assistant. The facilities are spacious and welcoming, and include purpose-built classrooms, an engaging outdoor play area and indoor reception room, a library, music room and computer suite. The experience for primary school students at DBIS is characterised by a highly personalised learning environment, small class sizes, creative approaches to teaching and learning, and a broad range of extracurricular activities. DBIS was established in 1983 with an initial cohort of three students and three staff. The school now comprises over 40 different nationalities, 1,070 students and 163 staff across its well-resourced campuses. The secondary school’s distinction lies in the emphasis placed upon small class sizes, a personalised approach to student learning and the pursuit of creativity and innovation. DBIS provides a broad and balanced curriculum, based on the English National Curriculum and tailored to meet the needs of international students based in Hong Kong. Key facilities include a multipurpose sports pitch, an auditorium and a 25-metre swimming pool.