Kuala Lumpur
British curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

Epsom College in Malaysia

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Total first year fees: RM126,620
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage: www.epsomcollege.edu.my
Yearly fees: RM79,215

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Number of students


Max. number of students per class

Nursery - 16 children
Reception - 20 children
Years 1, 2 and 3 - 22 children
Years 4-6 – 24 children
Years 7- 9 classes will have a maximum of 24 students but IGCSE and A'level sets will often be smaller.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Bahasa Malaysia, French, Mandarin, Spanish

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students

Testing and interview

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Year 2 and below: Short interview and age appropriate tasks by Prep school teacher.
Years 3 to 6: Short maths, English and verbal reasoning assessment and an interview.
Years 7 to 12: Assessments in English, mathematics and non-verbal reasoning and an interview.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

Results in these examinations

IGCSE - 61.7% of grades A*, 95.8% at A* - A and 100% at A* - B. At Advanced Subsidiary (AS), 65% at A - B grades.

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Learning Support Department

School start time

8:15 am

School finish time

Preparatory School: 3:00 pm
Senior School: 15:40 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Chemistry Olympiad, computer programming, philosophy society, fencing, basketball, water polo, golf, art club, student newspaper, dance, textiles, hockey, football, squash, badminton, cricket, aerobics, backstage crew, band, choir, charity group, chess, debating society, fitness, martial arts, music technology, orchestra, pilates, scuba and snorkeling club, table tennis, teach team, volleyball, poetry, debating club, jewelry-making, juggling, pet society.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education and swimming Including football, netball, teeball, touch-rugby, athletics, gymnastics, water safety and strokes.

Sports facilities at the school

Gym, swimming pool, dance studio, sports pitch for football, tennis courts, sports centre, 2 astroturf pitches.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Epsom College in Malaysia (British International school in Malaysia) is a boarding and day school on a 50-acre site at Bandar Enstek, south of Kuala Lumpur. Seen as a major development in the field of education in Malaysia, Epsom College is co-educational and follows the British National Curriculum with all teaching in English. The Senior School for pupils aged 11-18 is both a day and boarding school. It opened in September 2014 with a small Prep School on site for day pupils aged 3 – 10 years old.

Statement of Aims:
- To provide a flourishing co-educational environment for boarding and day pupils.
- To deliver a modern and stimulating education, both academic and co-curricular, enabling each pupil to maximise their potential.
- To prepare pupils for university - including those applying for the most competitive courses - and preserve and develop the College's traditional links with the medical profession.
- To provide comprehensive pastoral care and guidance under the leadership of dedicated house staff.
- To foster moral and spiritual values, tolerance and understanding in every pupil.
- To develop a genuine awareness, understanding and co-operation between College pupils, staff and its wider communities, both local and international, through a strong sense of responsibility and commitment to the community.

Teaching approach of the school

Epsom College in Malaysia, as a selective and co-educational boarding school offers a high-calibre curriculum, which enables the pupils to be both challenged and to achieve. It has been developed with the school's mission statement in mind; namely, to provide exceptional all-round academic opportunities and to teach children to aim for excellence and to value both achievement and endeavour.

Teaching throughout will be in English, although Modern Languages will rely on the 'target language' considerably.