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CityKuala Lumpur
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 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 16 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: RM28,100
to: RM102,100
Address: Jalan Sierramas Utama, Sierramas, 47000 Sungai Buloh, Selangor, 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


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Spanish, French, Japanese, Korean

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Technology is used to enhance learning and teaching rather than as a stand-alone subject. It a tool/mindset/approach that we use to support learning. We only use technology when it adds value to what is happening in the classroom.

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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

We have a 'Surau' at the school for the use of students, staff and parents of the Muslim faith.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

No homework in lower elementary. Very little homework in upper elementary. The nature and quantity of homework depends on the grade level of the students.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

IGBIS is committed to inclusion and inclusive teaching and learning practices. The Learning Support team is an integral part of the school and provides services from Early Years through to the Secondary School, with the aim of promoting independence and enabling children and students to access the curriculum in the mainstream classroom alongside their peers.

Learning support offered

Our learning support staff have qualifications, expertise and experience in a range of special educational needs. We also work closely with external providers such as speech and occupational therapists.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Our teachers differentiate in the classroom to ensure that we support and challenge all students. Our Learning Support team also provides additional support for gifted, able and talented students.

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students

Yes, interview and assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

After an initial review of the application, the student may be invited to undertake an admissions assessment and to have an interview with the respective Elementary School or Secondary School Principal.

Waiting list


Students can join after academic year begins


School start time

8.00 am

School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

Students are supervised at playgrounds before school starts. Students are expected to picked up or catch the school bus at the end of the school day or after activities.

School bus service available


School provided lunches

Lunches can be purchased from the school cafeteria or brought from home.

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

All food served in the school is halal. We offer vegetarian options, as well as Asian and Western choices.

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We offer a huge range of activities including numerous sporting activities (swimming, basketball, yoga, badminton, cricket, tee-ball, volleyball, cross-country, football, track & field, etc.) and other activities such as coding, choir, art, design, Model United Nations, creative writing, cooking, fashion design, chess, Lego, calligraphy, and more.

Sports activities included

Swimming and Physical Health Education (PHE) are an integral part of the school curriculum in the Primary Years Programme and Middle Years Programme. PHE classes expose children to a range of sports and activities.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

A variety of sports are catered for, including football, basketball, volleyball, badminton, swimming, water polo, track & field, tennis and more. Teams compete in KLISS sporting competitions as well as other competitions amongst international schools.

Sports facilities at the school

50-metre 10-lane swimming pool; 25-metre learn-to-swim pool; FIFA standard artificial turf football pitch, 8-lane 400-metre tartan running track; Sports Hall with three basketball courts, three volleyball courts and 12 badminton courts marked out; two tennis courts; indoor fitness centre.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

IGB International School (IGBIS) is a vibrant Early Years to Grade 12 international school that provides a dynamic, innovative and inclusive learning environment where students are challenged to excel in both their learning and their personal growth. An International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, IGBIS is the only school in Malaysia authorised for all four IB programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), and the Career-related Programme (CP). The school is a member of the Association of International Schools in Malaysia (AIMS), and is a Council of International Schools (CIS) accredited school and a New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Accredited School.

Teaching approach of the school

The IB aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. This philosophy underpins the curriculum, co-curriculum and after-school programmes at IGBIS with an aim of inspiring students to become principled, global citizens. A focus on sports, visual and performing arts, languages, outdoor education and community service complements the school’s commitment to providing students with a 21st Century learning environment. This is achieved by incorporating the latest information technology into classrooms.

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