The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) qualification is recognised worldwide and creates opportunities for students who want to study locally or abroad. The IGCSE is the international equivalent of the GCSE examinations which are administered in the United Kingdom.
This article explains the curricula offered at five international schools in Johor to prepare students to sit for the IGCSE examinations.
Located in Johor Bahru, Austin Heights International School caters to students aged three to 17. The school offers a combination of the International Primary Curriculum, British Curriculum and Cambridge Curriculum leading up to the IGCSE examination. Austin Heights International School was established in 2011.
Located at Ulu Tiram, Crescendo-HELP International School offers the International Primary Curriculum, British Curriculum and IGCSE examinations. The school began operating in 2017 and accepts learners at primary and secondary school levels. In addition to academics, the school provides an array of co-curricular activities for students to participate in to encourage a healthy schooling experience.
The primary and secondary level students of Destiny International School learn subjects based on the British curriculum and are prepared to sit for the IGCSE. The school is at Taman Warisan, Muar, Johor.
IDRISSI School @EduCity offers an international curriculum for preschool students. Conversely, the British international syllabus leading up to IGCSE is offered to primary and secondary-level students. The school also has boarding facilities with a range of programmes to instil in boarders a sense of independence and provide them with the social skills needed in a 21st-century community.
For more information about IDRISSI International School, visit their website here.
Established in 2012, Marlborough College Malaysia is a British boarding and day school accepting students from Reception to Sixth Form. The school, located in Iskandar Puteri, offers the British Curriculum leading up to the IGCSE examinations. The school offers day boarding, prep boarding and senior boarding to students from Year 5 and above.
For more information about Marlborough College Malaysia, visit their website here.
Located in Plentong, Paragon Private & International School offers the Cambridge Curriculum, British Curriculum, Singapore Curriculum and IGCSE examinations. The school was built in 2014 and houses primary and secondary school level students. Apart from academics, the school provides various types of co-curricular activities for the students to participate in to help them discover their interests and talents whilst developing competencies.
R.E.A.L International School has three campuses located in Cheras, Shah Alam, and Johor Bahru offering a British education based on the UK national curriculum from primary to secondary school levels alongside programs by Cambridge Assessment International Education, including the Cambridge IGCSE.
The International Early Years Curriculum, Cambridge Curriculum, International Primary Curriculum and IGCSE examinations are available at Repton International School. Established in 2013, the school accepts students at preschool, primary, secondary and pre-university levels. The IBDP is offered in Grades 11 and 12.
For more information about Repton International School, visit their website here.
Established in November 2019, Seri Jubli International School offers the Cambridge International Curriculum leading up to the IGCSE examinations. The school also emphasises programming and robotics in their curriculum. Seri Jubli International School is located in Kluang, Johor.
Sri Ara International School was established in 1977 and offers the IPC, Cambridge curriculum and IGCSE examinations. The school is open to preschool, primary and secondary school students.
Located in Gelang Patah, Sribagan International School offers the Cambridge Curriculum to students at primary school levels. The school was established in 2018.
Stellar International School in Puteri Harbour guides students ages three to 18 from early childhood through secondary school with the Cambridge International Curriculum and Singaporean education.
For more information about Stellar International School, visit their website here.
13. Tenby Schools
Since 2013, Tenby Schools have expanded to Setia Eco Gardens in Johor Bahru. The school offers the International Primary Curriculum, British Curriculum and Malaysian Curriculum. Students sit for the IGCSE examinations at the secondary level.
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