A number of international schools in Malaysia provide boarding facilities to attract students from other states in Malaysia and overseas. Many parents today are considering a boarding school education for their children to reap its benefits such as convenience, focus on academic excellence and opportunities to gain important life skills.
Visit these exhibitors at the 1st Private & International School Fair in Ipoh if you are searching for education options with boarding facilities for your child!
1. City Harbour International School
City Harbour International School was established in 2017. The school is located in Seri Manjung and is the only international school located in the area. Preschool, primary, secondary and pre-university levels are offered by the school. Students are taught the British Curriculum leading up to the IGCSE and A Level examinations. City Harbour International School also provides full boarding and weekday boarding options to its students.
Kolej Yayasan UEM (KYUEM) is a co-educational and fully residential institution specialising in university preparation. KYUEM offers the A Levels and is modelled after a British sixth form college. The college is located in Lembah Beringin, 70km away from Kuala Lumpur. Each student at KYUEM is provided a private bedroom in a variety of accommodation types; a well-equipped sickbay is situated on site in addition to sport and leisure facilities. There is also a variety of extracurricular activities for students to choose from such as Model United Nations, Duke of Edinburgh Award and Malay Cultural Club, among others.
3. Nexus International School Malaysia
Nexus International School Malaysia is one of the four international schools under Taylor’s Schools. Established in 2008, the school caters to students from Early Years level to Year 13 and offers the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) and International Primary Curriculum (IPC). Students sit for the IGCSE examinations at the end of secondary school. The IB Diploma Programme is offered at pre-university level. Boarding facilities are available at the Nexus Boarding House and students aged ten and above can apply for a free boarding trial.
4. Prince of Wales Island International School
Prince of Wales Island International School (POWIIS) is a modern international school combined with traditional English boarding school values. The school began operating in 2011 in Balik Pulau, Penang. Students aged 11 to 18 enter Year 7 to Year 13. The British Curriculum, Cambridge International Curriculum, IGCSE and A Levels are offered at POWIIS. POWIIS offers Edexcel, the Junior Sports Leadership Award, the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, Trinity College London: Speech and Drama and IELTS. Full boarding and weekly boarding options are available to students.
5. Seri Botani International School
The school can be found in Bandar Seri Botani, Ipoh. Established in 2020, the school is open to students in Early Years as well as Year 1 to Year 9 for their first year. Years 10 and 11 will be introduced in the future. Seri Botani International School offers the Cambridge International Curriculum leading up to the IGCSE examinations. The school’s boarding house is located within the campus; and girls and boys are situated in exclusive wings, equipped with either double or single rooms.
6. Westlake International School
Westlake International School (WIS) is located in Kampar. The school opened its doors to students in 2013 and offers the British Curriculum. Students are accepted to enter levels from early years to pre-university (age four to 17). The IGCSE and A Level qualifications are offered by the school. In addition, full boarding and weekly boarding options are available. Boarding students at WIS have the opportunity to participate in music lessons, sports activities, academic coaching, development programmes and more.
Visit leading international schools in Perak and the rest of Malaysia at the 1st Private & International School Fair in Ipoh!
The upcoming fair will take place at Weil Hotel, Ipoh on 27 September from 12pm to 4pm. Admission is free!
Register for the fair here.