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Kuala Lumpur
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Ages 4 to 16

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 16
Yearly fees: Not public
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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 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2021/2022.

Address: Persiaran Margosa, Bandar Sri Damansara 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Number of students

300-400 as of AY20/21

Number of nationalities represented in the school

16

Most common nationality

Malaysian

Ratio of local students to international students

14% international students

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, for Early Years and Year 1

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, once per week after school

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia, Spanish, German

Use of technology in the classroom

Schoology, the virtual learning environment. Secondary students will be using MacBook. We have smartboards for most of the early years and primary classrooms.

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)

Been using Schoology as a daily learning and interactive platform. During Covid-19, we also offer school lessons through Zoom and Google Meet.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, scheduled homework

Approximate hours of homework given

Few days to a week

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Not at the moment

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, entry exam with an interview

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Early Years - Interview, Primary level - test on English and Mathematics, followed by an interview, Secondary level - test on English, Mathematics and Science, followed by an interview.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

By August for September (Term 1) intake, by December for January (Term 2) intake

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Not applicable at the moment as our highest year level in Year 10. We will have our first batch of Year 11 students in September 2021.

External examinations or assessments available

HSK Examination, Cambridge Checkpoint Exam

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Students practice their own religion - Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism

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

We offer Muslim students an after school Islamic Studies. We offer secondary students an option to take Christian Fellowship after school.

School bus service available

External transporter available

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We do have an Education Learning Support Academy under the private school wing. For international school wing, no we don't have.

Learning support offered

ELSA Program - take in mild autism, mild dyslexia, learning disability students

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Opportunities are given to the students to present themselves in different avenues and occasions.

Student access to education psychologist

We do engage with an external counsellor and she comes in on a weekly basis. Students can make an appointment to meet her.

School start time

7:45AM for Primary and Secondary, 8:15AM for Early Years

School finish time

3:00PM for Lower Primary, 3:30PM for Upper Primary, 4:30PM for Secondary, 2PM for Early Years

Supervised care before/after school

We do have various after school programmes for students until 4:45PM

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Multimedia & Design Club, Science Society, Young Writers Club, Young Entrepreneur Club, TED Talk, Debate Club, Eco-School, Hip-Hop Dance, Violin, Guitar, Music Technology, Cheerleading, Choral Speaking, Choir, Christian Fellowship, Culinary Arts Club, Model United Nation, St John Ambulance, Coding, Robotic, Taekwando, Football, Netball, Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Swimming

School provided lunches

Meal plans are compulsory for Early Years and Year 1 to Year 4 students

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

We offer halal food in the canteen

Sports activities included

Water play for early years, swimming for primary level, telematch, different kind of sports

Sports facilities at the school

Football field, swimming pool, multipurpose indoor sports hall, indoor playground

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

GRIT - Gratitude, Resilient, Intentional Inconvenience, Teamwork. We believe in the growth mindset and be the author of your own stories.

Teaching approach of the school

Incorporate S.T.E.A.M. Education and Entrepreneurship in the Cambridge Curriculum. Each classroom is equipped with a smartboard.

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