The British International School of Kuala Lumpur (BSKL) is a warm and welcoming international community. Our commitment to fostering student happiness forms the foundation of student success and our “be ambitious” philosophy.
BSKL places students at the heart of everything we do. Including a personalized learning program that allows teachers to challenge students to grow, while evaluating them against their own past performance. This ensures that all students experience growth, are open to trying new opportunities, and will be invested in their learning and success.
Our teachers know each child and engage them in an exceptional learning environment. The result is happy kids who look forward to coming to school every day and working to accomplish more than they thought possible. A positive education program in elementary school helps children unlock even more potential by developing habits and skills around resilience, self-care and communication. A pastoral orientation in high school builds on these skills as the school curriculum becomes more challenging.
BSKL uses the National English Curriculum as a foundation while providing learning enhancements specifically designed for students in an international school. Delivering this program through personalized, happiness-focused learning provides students with a solid foundation for success. On average, our Grade 6 students score 10 points better than their international school peers on year-end assessments. Our IGCSE students perform well above the UK average and among the best private schools in the world, with 81% of grades being A*-A last year. The program has delivered the world’s top IGCSE results in Nord Anglia Education for an astonishing three consecutive years. Our A-level students also achieve excellent results with a 100% pass rate and 100% of students obtaining at least one university offer. Past graduates attend universities around the world, including Imperial College, University of Oxford, St. Andrew’s University, University College London (UCL), London School of Economics (LSE), King’s College London and the University of Edinburgh, as well as universities in the United States, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, Hong Kong and Malaysia.Our campus offers exceptional facilities across three interconnected, state-of-the-art campuses in a convenient location. Facilities include three indoor gyms, two swimming pools and two full-size football pitches.
Music and performing arts programs feature a 650-seat theater and over 20 specialist music and dance rooms, while three unique libraries cater to all and contain over 20,000 books. The latest technology and creative discussion spaces feature strongly throughout the school, with a dedicated STEAM wing for upper elementary students.
We believe that the strength of the school lies in the people. That’s why we recruit and retain the best teachers in the world, committed to nurturing and inspiring every child. At BSKL, 100% of teachers hold international teaching qualifications from reputable institutions and all teaching assistants in Years 1-6 hold a degree with three years of professional experience in a relevant field. The school’s small class sizes allow learning to remain student-centred. All classes from year 1 to year 6 have both a class teacher and an assistant teacher. The teaching team benefits from extensive and unique professional development opportunities, ensuring that students benefit from contemporary educational thought and practice.
BSKL is proud to be part of the Nord Anglia Education (NAE) family, the world’s leading organization of premium schools with 73 international schools located in 30 countries around the world.Being part of the NAE network allows BSKL to continue to strengthen its academic credentials and improve learning through a number of key initiatives. Including the Global Campus which connects nearly 70,000 students around the world, and an extensive program of events and expeditions in Southeast Asia and beyond. Enable students to explore the world, learn new skills and aim higher; develop a truly international perspective through exceptional experiences online, at school and around the world. BSKL students also benefit from collaborations with top global organizations including MIT, Juilliard, and UNICEF.Founded in 2009 and located in Petaling Jaya on a leafy suburban campus, we invite prospective families to experience the school for themselves by booking a campus tour.More information about the British International School of Kuala Lumpur:
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