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CityIpoh - Perak
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 to 16

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Knewton Global Schools Ipoh was formerly known as Asia Metropolitan International School.

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 15 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: RM9,025
to: RM22,175
Address: No. 28, Lebuh Perusahaan Klebang 1, IGB International Industrial Park, Jalan Kuala Kangsar, Tasik 30010 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers

Yes, some of them are.

Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Malay, Mandarin, French

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?

For selected classes

Use of technology in the classroom

Children bring in electronic devices - tablets/iPads

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes, we have and continue to do so.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Children practice their own religion.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

All are allowed to practice their different religions.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE & Cambridge Checkpoints

Results in these examinations

Excellent to average.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Time is according to age and ability. From 30 minutes in Key Stage 1 to 2 hours for Key Stage 4 daily.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Special Educational Needs (SEN)

Learning support offered

The inclusive policy at KGSI means every effort is taken to provide for the learning needs of the child as long as the child has the ability to learn, does not constantly disrupt or affect the learning of others in the class and has the social skills to cope with mainstream education. KGSI does not have a SEN Unit or teachers trained specifically for Special Needs but the staff members undergo training to support individuals with varying and/or special educational needs.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

By providing additional support and challenging them accordingly.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, but not on site.

Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

We use Cambridge Progression Tests according to age/stage.

Waiting list

Depends on the grade.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time

8.30 am

School finish time

3.00 pm for primary and 3.30 for secondary.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, we provide pastoral care after school.

School bus service available


School provided lunches


Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

KGSI offers many clubs and activities.

Sports activities included

PE lessons and a range of sports and games (badminton, football, basketball, etc.)

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

Library, cafeteria, auditorium, science laboratories

Sports facilities at the school

- basketball, netball and badminton courts
- full size football field

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Knewton Global Schools Ipoh offers the British National Curriculum to primary and secondary students. KGSI is set on a 7-acre multi-purpose campus at the IGB International Industrial Park in Tasek.

Teaching approach of the school

KGSI puts learning at the heart of everything KGSI does. At KGSI, every moment is focused on supporting your child and helping them develop thinking skills and a growth mindset.

KGSI offers a nurturing and supportive environment and endless opportunities for academic achievement and personal success through experiential learning.

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