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GEMS International School Tropicana Metropark

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 16
Yearly fees (G7): RM43,850
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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 18 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: RM43,850
Address: 1, Jalan Delima 1/1, Subang Hi-tech Industrial Park, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

Over 450 students

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Over 20 different nationalities across Asia, Europe, US and Australia.

Most common nationality

Malaysian, South Koreans, Indian

Ratio of local students to international students

20% of the total students are from international.

Max. number of students per class

25 students

Average number of students per class

15 to 20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, for early years and primary year groups

Native English speaking teachers

Yes, most of our international teachers are from the native speaking country

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, ELL class is available for students who required additional support in developing their English competency.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Students are able to learn Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin and French in the school.

Use of technology in the classroom

GEMS International School Tropicana Metropark is a BYO (Bring-your-own-device) school. Primary students will utilise Ipads as part of their learning while Secondary students will be required to bring their laptop to school.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, there is a homework policy in place.

Approximate hours of homework given

The suggested allotment of home learning varied from different year groups, as below:
Year 1 & 2 - Up to 20 minutes
Year 3 & 4 - Up to 30 minutes
Year 5 & 6 - Up to 40 minutes
Year 7 to 9 - Up to 90 minutes
Year 10 &11 - Up to 120 minutes

Projects and portfolios may carry over weekends/extended time during the weekday. This will become the responsibilities of the student.

Uniform required

Yes, students are required to wear a uniform.

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, students will need to seat for an assessment before enrolling.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The school will need a brief understanding of the students, particularly in the language competency, and if the students require any additional support in their learning process.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Students can enrol all year long, however, the school strongly recommends parents to register by June for the next academic year that starts at the beginning of September.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, students can join in September, January (Term 2) and April (start of Term 3). However, the school strongly recommend parents to register their child at the beginning of the new academic year in September.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Not applicable as the school only offer up to Year 11 in AY2019/20.

External examinations or assessments available

Our students will sit for the GL Baseline and Progress Tests, Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge Advanced.

Results in these examinations

Not applicable as the school only offer up to Year 11 in AY2019/20.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes, bus service is available.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, the school have a counsellor to support the children with special learning needs.

Learning support offered

Coordinate with parents on the necessary learning plans, work with the shadow aid teacher of the individual students

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

NA

Student access to education psychologist

The school will recommend an educational psychologist to the student with parents consent.

School start time

7.50am

School finish time

2.50pm

Supervised care before/after school

The service is not available at the moment.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Over 200 activities across sports, performing arts, learning and hobby clubs and societies are available.

School provided lunches

Yes, morning snack and lunches are provided.

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

Special diets such as gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian can be catered for the students. All food provided are halal.

Sports activities included

Swimming

Sports facilities at the school

Football field, Sports Hall, Basketball court

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Our school mission is to inspire outstanding students who are safe. happy and successful. To drive this, teachers and students are encouraged to strive to develop their potential through continuous learning, pursuing excellence in whatever that we do, find the courage to challenge the convention and commit to making an active contribution to both local and global community.

Teaching approach of the school

The school prioritises the holistic development of its students through both its curriculum and extra-curricular provision, e.g. languages, sport, music.

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