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Mutiara International Grammar School

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CurriculumsBritish and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 16
Yearly fees (G7): RM45,630
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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 17 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: RM45,630
Address: Lot 707, Jalan Kerja Ayer Lama Ampang Jaya , Selangor 68000 Malaysia
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Number of students

350

Number of nationalities represented in the school

More than 35

Most common nationality

Malaysia (40% of the total student population)

Ratio of local students to international students

40:60

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

between 16 to18 students

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes. For Reception (pre-school) and Year 1.

Native English speaking teachers

A majority of them are.

Language support for students not fluent in English

We provide English support known as EAL (English as Additional Language)

Additional language classes offered by the school

English as an Additional Language (EAL)

Use of technology in the classroom

Via Google Classroom, Edmodo and the usage of Chrome Books and tablets in classrooms and a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Online homework via google classroom , My I-Math (homework for maths online). Apart from that the students are allocated with projects either done individually or in groups.

Approximate hours of homework given

In average, students are given 1 week to complete their homework or assignments.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

Yes.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

2-day observation for students in Reception; examination in English and Maths for students applying for Year 1 and Year 2; online test (namely CAT4 and NGRT test by GL Education) for Years 3 to 11.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is no deadline for registration.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes and it is throughout the year so long as there still places available.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

Gl Assessment (online and it is by GL Education), CAT4, NGRT and IGCSE

Results in these examinations

Above average for SATs, 90% scoring A*-C in IGCSEs

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes, Islamic.

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

We encourage them to attend Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE), a programme designed to help develop our students to become responsible individuals who are respected members of families as well as of social and economic communities

School bus service available

No, but we have a reliable transport provider under our helm.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

The resources are limited in terms of manpower initially to cater to students having criteria of difficulty in learning. Students will first be required to be assessed by a specialist from an external centre. They will provide a comprehensive report and our SEN will be able to determine the availability and the capability of our internal resources to attend to the needs of that particular student.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We have students who are talented in sports. The school allows the students to be away for tournaments and teachers support the student for the lessons they missed.

Student access to education psychologist

Special Education Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo)

School start time

7.30am

School finish time

2.30pm (4.00pm on Thursdays to support co-curricular activities)

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Football, basketball, badminton, netball, T-ball, taekwondo (extra fees), swimming (extra fees), art & craft, dance & music, boy/girl scouts, music & choir, environment club, life skills and many more. Each year the range of activities will slightly differ.

School provided lunches

Yes and with no extra charges. The charges have been incorporated in the fees.

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

There are fixed menus for breakfast and lunch. The menus are halal. If students require vegetarian meals, they will need to inform over the counter for the special meal to be served. Overall, the school is mindful about the ingredients by making sure it is halal, do not contain peanuts, beef or seafood. The menu is uploaded on the website so that students will know in advance and they can prepare alternative meal from home if required.

Sports activities included

Physical education.

Sports facilities at the school

Basketball court, football field, multipurpose hall

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Students at MIGS learn under the National Curriculum for England from Reception to Year 11. They sit for internal examinations twice a year as well as external examinations in Year 6 (SATs), Year 9 (CAT4) and Year 11 (IGCSE/EdExcel).

We have consistently achieved excellent results in the IGCSE examinations. In the 2013/14 academic year, 98.4% of our students scored grades between A*-C.

It does not stop there. MIGS believes that education goes beyond the classroom. Each year, students attend compulsory study tours, education trips and have opportunities to be involved in community projects. Every student participates in comprehensive co-curricular programmes and engages in sport and club activities.

Teaching approach of the school

Holistic and broad-based - we focus on a broad and balanced learning approach.

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