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CityKuala Lumpur
CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 7 to 18
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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 23 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: RM15,060
to: RM21,300
Address: 3, Jalan 13/6, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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Number of students

330

Number of nationalities represented in the school

More than 10

Most common nationality

Malaysians, Asian nations

Ratio of local students to international students

70/30

Native English speaking teachers

50% - 70% of our teachers use English as their first language

Language support for students not fluent in English

We have ample English lessons. For students who need additional help, we run intensive sessions (on case to case basis) and remedial classes.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin, French

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

20 to 25

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, for lower primary

Use of technology in the classroom

Teachers have iPads and use them to teach/project teaching materials. Apple TV is also used for online learning apps like Kahoot and other Apple educational applications!

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)

We went fully online by the start of the lockdown using Google Classroom. We still maintain Google Classroom for our hybrid classes as well as for giving assignments and posting lesson notes.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No, they do not.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, Cambridge Checkpoints, ICAS

Results in these examinations

100% passing rate
57.7% A* and A

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, homework is essential for reinforcement of what was learned.

Approximate hours of homework given

An hour

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

We have a special support programme/class (StarKids programme).
We organise workshops run by ABA therapists for our teachers.
We allow shadow aides in the classroom. (case to case basis)

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We have fast-forward programme, allowing students to skip levels.

Student access to education psychologist

No, but all students have access to our school counsellors and wellbeing team.

Entry evaluation for students

All new candidates are required to sit for two entry assessments (English and Math papers)

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The entrance assessment is for an hour (each paper) and students will need to score above 50% on the papers. The papers will be on English and Math. For scores under 50%, the case will be brought up with the Principal.

Waiting list

Yes, for some levels.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We accept students throughout the academic year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes. We accept students throughout the academic year.

School start time

Primary - 8.00 am (Monday to Friday)
Secondary - 7.30am (Monday), 7.45 am (Tuesday to Friday)

School finish time

Starkids - 1.25 pm (Monday to Thursday), 12.35 pm (Friday)
Lower Primary ending time - 2.15 (Monday to Thursday), 1.55 pm (Friday)
Upper Primary ending time - 2.35 (Monday to Thursday), 1.55 pm (Friday)
Secondary ending time - 3.20 pm (Monday to Thursday), 2.30 pm (Friday)

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, our school offers supervised care to students both before and after the school day. For primary students, we provide day care services, ensuring they are taken care of in a safe and supervised environment before and after regular school hours. As for secondary students, they are encouraged to be more independent; however, the school premises remain open until 6 pm, allowing them to wait for their parents to pick them up. Rest assured, we prioritise the well-being and safety of all our students throughout their time at the school.

School bus service available

Our school currently does not have a designated school bus service. However, we have compiled a list of trusted transporters that parents can choose from and directly contact for their children's transportation needs. This way, parents have the flexibility to select a transportation option that best suits their preferences and requirements. We prioritise ensuring a safe and reliable transportation experience for all our students.

School provided lunches

Our school offers a lunch service for students, providing a diverse range of options to choose from. Each day, students can select from three different choices of food, including Western cuisine, rice-based dishes, and noodle dishes. Additionally, the lunch includes a variety of fruits and drinks to complement the meal. We prioritise offering a balanced diet to ensure our students receive nutritious and delicious meals during their time at school.

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

Our school is sensitive to the dietary needs and preferences of our students. Therefore, we do offer alternative food options to accommodate special diets. Specifically, we provide vegetarian meals as well as halal-certified food to ensure that all students can enjoy their meals while adhering to their specific dietary requirements. We aim to create an inclusive and accommodating environment for all students at our school.

Uniform required

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Primary Co-curricular Activities:
S.T.E.M and Alpha Sports
Eco Knight and Board Games
Boys Brigade
Sewing and Cooking Club
Korean and Culture Club
The Little Bookworms Club
Broadcasting and Debate Club

Secondary Co-curricular Activities:
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Club (STEM)
Outdoor Activity Club (OdAC)
Christian Fellowship
Sports Club
Board Games Club
Chinese Culture & Art Club
Boys Brigade & Band
Podcast Content Making Club

After school Extracurricular Activities:
Badminton
Football
Basketball
Gym
Martial Arts
Tech & Innovation
Art Classes

Sports activities included

We offer Physical Education and B-Well within the school curriculum.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Annually, we organise a sports day where all students actively participate in various sports events and competitions. Moreover, we host a sports carnival that further promotes physical fitness and teamwork among students. Additionally, we have established sports teams that represent our school in various competitions. Notably, our students also have the chance to compete at the district level sports competition (MSSD), showcasing their talents and skills on a broader platform.

Facilities at the school

Multi-purpose Hall
Design & Technology Workshop
Science Lab
ICT Lab
Library
Cafeteria
Sick Bay
Counselling Room
Art Room

Sports facilities at the school

Gym, Sports Complex - Tennis, Badminton, Basketball, Ping Pong, Squash, Pool, Football

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Heritage International School is a renowned educational institution that offers high-quality education at an affordable cost. The school’s primary objective is to provide an excellent learning experience while nurturing the character development of its students. The school employs highly qualified teachers who are dedicated to helping students reach their full potential academically.

Teaching approach of the school

At our school, we focus on providing a holistic, inclusive, comprehensive and creative education that fosters the development of confident learners with a passion for exploring new and creative ideas. Our Year 1 to Year 6 classes follow the Cambridge International Syllabus for Primary and our Year 7 to Year 11 follow the Cambridge International Syllabus for Secondary, allowing our students to develop a well-rounded and balanced approach to learning.

Our programme starts in January, at the beginning of the academic year. We utilize the Cambridge Key Stage 1 curriculum for Years 1 and 2, Cambridge Key Stage 2 curriculum for Years 3 to 6, Cambridge Key Stage 3 curriculum for Years 7 to 9 and Cambridge Key Stage 4 curriculum for Years 10 and 11. Our teachers use a variety of innovative teaching methods and incorporate different activities to ensure that learning is a fun and engaging experience. We believe that interaction is key in the classroom and encourage our students to participate actively in their learning.

Our education programme aims to develop students’ critical thinking skills, creativity, and confidence, preparing them for success in their future academic endeavors. We also offer high-quality support for teachers and integrated assessments to ensure that students are progressing well and meeting their full potential.

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