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St Joseph's Institution International School Malaysia

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CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): RM79,038
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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 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: RM79,038
Address: No. 1, Persiaran Damansara Indah, Off Persiaran Tropicana, 42424, Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan Malaysia
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Number of students

1500

Number of nationalities represented in the school

29

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

KG1 - G10: 16 - 18
G11 and G12: 14 - 16

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

No EAL specialists will be hired, this support will be the responsibility of the classroom teachers and Learning Support Assistants

Additional language classes offered by the school

Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

School will provide iPad and laptops to support learning but there won’t be a personal device given to each student.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

- KG1 – Grade 2: No assessment, however an introductory conversation will be done with the Elementary School Principal to assess the pupil’s needs and whether the school has the capabilities to meet them.
- Grade 4 - Grade 6: English assessment, Maths, Non Verbal reasoning. Time: 1 hour
- Grade 7 - Grade 10: English and Mathematics assessment. Time: 1.5 hours
- Grade 11 - Grade 12: English, Mathematics and Science assessment. Time: 1.5 hours

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE and IB Diploma

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

SJII is inclusive school but as a founding school it may not have the staff or facilities to meet all SEN needs. As such, SJII will be taking a very limited number of 3 to 4 students in the early stages and this is exclusive to those with siblings in the school.

School start time

8:15 am

School finish time

3:15 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Ballet, rainbow arts, cooking and nutrition, story club, movement and dance, Taekwondo, mindful colouring, swimming Chinese Language Enrichment Club, Lego, fencing, street dance, cheerleading, chess, board games, dodgeball, Karate, team games, table tennis, Hogwarts, textiles and toy making, cantabile singers, cultural arts, Chinese drumming, Catholic, sewing, athletics, piano, badminton, tap dancing, football, drama, string orchestra, Irish dancing, kangoo jumps, concert band, animation and film, problem solving, climbing, synchronized swimming, 3D animation, newspaper club, choir, coding, softball, diving, Spanish, tennis, hip hop/street dance, touch rugby, symphonic orchestra F1 in school, digital art, golf, mindfulness, ultimate frisbee, Model United Nations, film studies.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor sports hall, 25 m by 15 m swimming pool, basketball court, soccer field with spectator gallery, tennis court, 25 m by 5 m junior pool, playground.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

St Joseph’s Institution International School (SJII) Malaysia is a school of the La Salle Brothers and is founded under the auspices of the Lasallian East Asia District (LEAD).

SJII Malaysia provides a world class, dynamic learning environment for students. It will focus on developing the whole child by encouraging students to strive for academic excellence and developing skills to enable students to be responsible and productive global citizens.

The school is based on Lasallian ethos and as such service and values will be central to all that SJII does in Malaysia. Students will be involved in a range of service activities in Malaysia and throughout Asia to help people in need. These programmes will develop leadership, empathy and team work skills for SJII Malaysia students. Lasallian values such as inclusion, respect and compassion will be embedded in the everyday life of the school.

Teaching approach of the school

Kindergarten 1 to Grade 5, SJII follows the International Primary Curriculum.
Grades 6 to 10, the school follows the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE).
In Grades 11 and 12, SJII is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

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