Situated 30 mins away from the city, the International School of Penang Uplands stands out in the beautiful surroundings of the hill facing the beachfront. The campus has complete wireless and networking facilities and the garden courtyard adds to the beauty, creating a conducive environment for learning.
Uplands School is a diverse, multiethnic and international culture aimed at promoting the slogan of the school: “Respect for Self. Respect for Others.” The Penang International School (Uplands) is a non-profit, co-educationaland non-denominational day and boarding school for students between the ages of 4-18.
The school wishes to be an outstanding international education institution, in a diverse multicultural environment, enabling all representatives of the school to be involved learners and to interact with the local and the greater community at large.
The International School of Penang Uplands is a co-educational, not-for-profit, day and boarding school for students ages 4 to 18. The school follows the motto of respect for others and respect for self. Uplands has more than 90 well-qualified teachers from 18 countries. The school has nearly 720 students made up from more than 40 different nationalities.
The famed northern international school aims to provide an exemplary education in a multicultural environment, where students are encouraged to always be active learners and to also actively participate within the community. They strive to nurture students into global citizens and contributing members of society.
The International School of Penang Uplands follows the curriculum of IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) for students aged 5 to 11 years. At the Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 and 9), students follow the National Curriculum, which builds upon their previous knowledge and skills, providing a foundation for further years of schooling.
In Years 10 and 11, students follow the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) curriculum. All the students in the Sixth Form (Year 12 and 13) prepare for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.
Uplands is dedicated to ensuring a safe environment for all participants of its community, so that they can accomplish, thrive and grow. It is the school’s stated objective to be vigilant and cautious in order to ensure that the neglect, violence or damage of all members of this same group is prevented.