Boarding schools are private institutions that provide accommodation, meals and access to school facilities throughout the year to their students.
A number of international boarding schools in Malaysia 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 11th Private & International School Fair in Johor if you are searching for education options with boarding facilities for your child!
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.
Marlborough College Malaysia is a British boarding and day school which was established in 2012. The school accepts students to enter Reception to Sixth Form levels. The school offers the British Curriculum, IGCSE examinations and IB Diploma programme. Boarding is available for students in Year 5 and above. They are grouped into houses that accommodate up to 60 pupils per house. Each house is overseen by a Housemaster or Housemistress. Marlborough College Malaysia offers Prep Boarding, Senior Boarding and Day Boarding.
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.
Raffles American School offers the American Curriculum leading to the American High School Diploma and a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Established in 2012, the school is open to students from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. Students from the ages of eight to 19 years old are welcome to join the school as boarding students. Raffles American School’s boarding programme is based on six pillars which are self-awareness, home away from home, independence, accountability, academic achievement and caring & nurturing environment.
Shattuck-St. Mary's Forest City International School offers the American Curriculum culminating in a selection of High School offerings in Advanced Placement (AP). The school recently opened their doors in 2018 and accepts students aged three to 18 years old. Students are accepted into the school’s boarding programme from the age of 11.
Established in 2017, Sunway International School offers the Canadian Curriculum and IB Diploma Programme. Sunway International School is open to students aged three to 19 years old. The school’s original branch is based in Bandar Sunway, Selangor. Student accommodation is located at Citrine Residence, which is a stone’s throw away from the school compound.
Explore boarding schools and more at the 11th Private & International School Fair in Johor Bahru on 3 October 2020 at Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, Iskandar Puteri!
Register for the fair here.