Preschool Primary Secondary Pre-University
Founded in 1991, Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar (KTJ) is a premier British International school which provides high-quality day and boarding education for children aged 3 – 19 years. Based on an impressive 80 acre site, KTJ has established a reputation as one of the best co-educational schools in the region, allowing students to develop their unique characters and talents in a nurturing and inspiring environment.
Teaching & Learning
The academic programme at KTJ is designed to broaden horizons, encourage curiosity and challenge ability in an engaging and fun way. Teaching is delivered according to the British National curriculum, setting a strong foundation for students hoping to maximise their academic achievements in iGCSE, A-Level and beyond.
The highly qualified expatriate and local teachers demonstrate best practice in education by integrating modern learning strategies to stimulate and inspire students from Pre School to A-Level. Smaller class sizes and a lower staff to student ratios ensures that individual needs are met effectively, teaching is enhanced and higher grades are achieved. Students are provided with the opportunity to flourish in all areas of learning, empowering them to achieve their fullest potential and embrace the diversity of the school community.
KTJ is proud of its holistic approach to education, which complements academic study with a range of exciting extra-curricular activities and world class sports facilities. Students are given the opportunity to develop their skills in a range of activities including sports, music, technology and debating, help to create well-rounded and responsible global citizens.
The exemplary educational opportunities and extra-curricular activities provided at KTJ empower students to develop their unique talents and reach their full potential.
8:40 – 14:30; 14:45 – 15:45 [Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA) optional]
We provide an engaging and nurturing environment where our Preschool pupils can develop and flourish. The personal goals of enquiry, thoughtfulness, co-operation, respect, communication, adaptability, resilience and morality are introduced in our Early Years curriculum, providing the children with a solid foundation for their educational journey.
A highly qualified local and expatriate teacher is in every primary classroom to guide the young learners in developing fundamental competencies in core areas, such as communication and language, literacy, mathematics and physical education.
We offer A-Levels from Cambridge International Examinations, Edexcel and AQA. These globally-recognised qualifications allow our advanced learners to access top Universities in countries including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, United States and Australia. Our A-Level courses are designed to enhance core competencies, challenge perceptions and intellect, and develop in-depth knowledge and understanding in specific subject areas. Students are required to select up to 4 A-Level subjects, which can include Chemistry, Economics, English Literature, History, Mathematics and Physics. Alongside their highly qualified subject teachers, each student is provided with a personal tutor who supports them through their A-Level study and University applications. Focused support is given to those students who wish to study highly competitive university courses, such as Medicine and Law. Top Universities also visit KTJ to help students make an informed decision on their next step into higher education.
The A-Level course duration is 2 years.
Our Sixth Form is a competitive and fast-paced environment. We require students that are motivated and determined to rise to academic challenges and participate in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Applicants are required to have predicted or trial grades of at least 6 A* to B grades at iGCSE / GCSE / SPM or an equivalent exam, which must include English and Mathematics. To study a specific course at A-Level, the student must achieve at least a B grade at iGCSE level. Some subjects have further requirements. Please contact KTJ for more details.
August (24 months) and January (18 months).
From RM 5,200
From RM 19,290
From RM 28,900
From RM 3,000
Students studying at KTJ are offered an impressive range of extra-curricular activities. These activities give our students the opportunity to develop a range of skills that will enhance their educational experience. Here are some examples of the extra-curricular activities available.
Badminton, Cooking, Dance Fusion, Eco Club, Orchestra, Robotics, Swimming and Zumba.
Chess, Debate Union, Entrepreneurs Club, Football, Golf, Karate, Netball, Squash, Sustainability Club, Tennis, Volleyball, Wall Climbing, Wind Ensemble and Yoga.
We have 8 boarding houses at KTJ, which are lead by experience and dedicated Houseparents, House Tutors and House Matrons. These members of staff provide around the clock care, to ensure that students are supported through their students and have the best educational experience possible.
Each boarding house has a common room, pantry, quiet study space and modern, shared accommodation. We have a school shop, a cafe and an ATM, which are available to students at set times of the day. A laundry service is also provided in each house and a 24 hour medical centre staffed by state registered nurses and a visiting doctor.
The Dining Hall provides home-cooked, nutritious food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We also cater for most dietary requirements including Halal and vegetarian.