Tenby Schools offer the option of following an international curriculum or the Malaysian National Curriculum.
The international primary school follows the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) based on the National Curriculum for England (UK), but adapted for international students. It employs a child-centred, thematic approach to learning with rigorous assessments, and is divided into two Key Stages. In Key Stage 1 (ages 5-7), core subjects taught include English, Mathematics, Science, Information Communication Technology (ICT) alongside Geography, History, Design & Technology, Music and Physical Education. An additional foreign language of Chinese or French is introduced in Key Stage 2 (ages 7-11). At the end of Key Stage 2, students in Year 6 will go through Checkpoint test by Cambridge International Examinations.
Students (ages 7-12) who follow Malaysia’s national curriculum will go through the Primary School Standard Curriculum (Kurikulum Standard Sekolah Rendah; KSSR) which culminates in the Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) examination by the Malaysian Examination Syndicate in Primary 6. English is the primary mode of communication, and subjects offered include English, Bahasa Melayu, Chinese Language, Science, Mathematics, ICT, Design & Technology, Art, Music and History. Maths and Science are taught in English under the Dual Language Programme (DLP).
Established in 1960, Tenby Schools equip their students for success by offering amazing learning opportunities throughout its extensive network of private International and National schools in Malaysia, paving the path to some of the top university destinations around the world. Offering both the international and Malaysian national curriculum, Tenby Schools offer parents the option of an enriching international education from Early Years to Secondary/Sixth Form or a Private Malaysian education within an international setting from Standard 1 up to Form 5. Tenby Schools is also part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP), a group of learning focused schools around the world.
There are seven Tenby Schools located in various locations across Malaysia – lpoh, Penang, Setia Eco Park (Shah Alam), Miri (Sarawak), Setia Eco Gardens (Johor), Setia EcoHill (Semenyih) and Tropicana Aman (near Kota Kemuning) – making it convenient for parents looking for a progressive and rewarding educational experience for their children.
Fees vary by school. To find out more and to secure your child’s place with the Tenby Schools family, visit schools.tenby.edu.my.