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The British International School of Kuala Lumpur

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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 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: RM79,910
Address: Changkat Bukit Utama Bandar Utama 47800 Petaling Jaya 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

56% International , 44% Local

Max. number of students per class

22 for Primary and 24 for Secondary

Average number of students per class

18-20 in Primary and 15-20 in Secondary

Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, Mandarin, French and Bahasa

Use of technology in the classroom

Children in Primary use Ipads as part of IT lessons and they are integrated into lessons where appropriate. Children from Y4-Y6 get Ipads to take home and use for their leaning at home and in school. From Y7 upwards children are given Macbooks to aid them with their learning which they can use at home and at school.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

It varies greatly between different age groups, primary get from Monday to Friday usually for two pieces, Secondary would depend on the year group and the particular subject they are studying.

Uniform required


Waiting list

In some year groups.

Entry evaluation for students

Some year groups will complete assessments and others will have a teacher interview.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

A mix between the child meeting the head teacher, written work and online assessments. It is very much dependent on the age of the child.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline is imposed.

Students can join after academic year begins


Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Currently our oldest students are completing their GCSE qualifications so we do not have date on this at the moment.

External examinations or assessments available

GCSE and A-Level (from September 2016) qualifications

Results in these examinations

Currently some of our students have taken Maths and Languages GCSEs and achieved A-Grades.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No, however we do have prayer rooms onsite.

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

Religion is not taught as a subject so all children from all backgrounds are welcome.

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

We have learning support teachers and teaching assistants who assist these students in conjunction with the class lessons.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

All lessons are differentiated to ensure gifted and talented children are challenged.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Families join our school to be part of a community with high aspirations. Our teaching staff are dedicating to guiding our students through the school years to create individuals who are well rounded and will go on on to positions of influence and leadership. We provide them with character, skills and values to pursue success at the highest level.

Teaching approach of the school

BSKL is a student centred school, each pupil receives personalised learning that combines academic rigor with a strong focus on personal development and the nurture of a broad range of talents.

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