KYS International School (also KYSIS, the ‘KYS’ stands for Kolej Yayasan Saad) boasts of highly qualified expatriate teachers from the United Kingdom and other British schools across the world. The Kolej Yayasan Saad foundation was established in 1995 by Tan Sri Halim Saad. It was his personal aspiration to build a school of quality for students from every background. KYS International School was established in 2013 and is continuing this aspiration into the future.
Located in the lush outskirts of Malacca’s UNESCO World Heritage Site at Ayer Keroh, KYSIS provides students with a unique experience, but most importantly, a tranquil living and learning environment. Surrounded by forestry, gardens, and an on-campus orchard, students have easy access to a serene lifestyle, while also having access to the fast-paced downtown area of Malacca city.
The school follows English as the main language. Hence, the teachers are native speakers to impart the best English skills in students. This equips students to compete in the top universities across the world. Cambridge International AS and A Levels are international in outlook, but retain a local relevance. The syllabuses provide opportunities for contextualized learning with the aim to balance knowledge, understanding, and skills, in order to create effective learners with a solid foundation as they take the next steps in their academic journey.
In keeping with the British tradition of the school, KYS International School have opted for the Cambridge International Examinations at AS and A Level. These exams are held in the highest regard by the world’s top universities and are an excellent stepping stone in establishing a specialized career choice.
When studying at KYS International School students study up to six subjects from an extensive range of science and art subject areas. The school’s career guidance team work closely with each student to make sure that their individual subject choices will be able to reflect personal talents whilst still being able to meet specific university criteria.
The school offers a focused A-level programme where students can learn 5 to 6 AS level subjects in the first year and 4 subjects in the second year to complete the full A-levels. This helps students to graduate from any university of his/her choice from across the world. On the International AS Level exams from a few years in the past, KYSIS students achieved a ramarkable overall 84% A grade as well as 100% A-B grade.
All students have to study Thinking Skills as a compulsory subject which develops their reasoning abilities in English. This is especially useful for clearing the UK medical examination. This provides an opportunity for the students to study in UK’s best medical universities.
Classes of KYS International School are conducted in fully-equipped buildings located in a serene environment. Spacious classrooms provide the perfect ambience for learning. All classrooms are equipped with data projectors and smart TVs. Students can access free high-speed wi-fi across the campus.
The school has a large auditorium fitted with the best lighting and audio technology for conducting programmes. The school also provides boarding facilities to students where rooms are fitted with a fridge, hot and cold water supply and have free wi-fi access. The school has an Olympic sized swimming pool where students take weekly swimming classes. The school boasts of good results every year in the international AS-level examinations.