Upland International School

Upland International School

The International School Of Penang (Uplands) is a non-profit, co-educational primary and secondary School with boarding facilities, open to children aged 5 – 18 years old.

Since being established in 1955 at the top of Penang Hill and now established in a modern campus in Batu Feringgi, Uplands has strived to embody a caring community; a School where both international and Malaysian students are happy to learn.

Our motto: Respect for Self. Respect for Others.

Students receive a wealth of quality education from an international teaching faculty as well as a range of sporting and extra curricular activities cultivating teamwork, self confidence and all-roundedness. Year upon year Uplands students have attained academic results that are consistently higher than global averages, with some achieving perfect scores in the IB Diploma preuniversity course, and receiving prestigious university scholarships.

Facilities of the School

  1. Boarding
  2. Catering
  3. Medical Care
  4. Transport
  5. Uniform Shop
  6. Library

Courses Available in Upland

  1. IGCSE
  2. IB Program
  3. A Levels

For full information of School Fees and Deposits please download the PDF documents below.

Files to Download

School Fees: 2011/2012
Boarding Fees: 2011/2012

Application to Upland School

The following steps explain the procedure for children wishing to join Uplands School.

Before proceeding with steps 1 to 6 please refer to the Yeargroup Reference Chart (see downloads below) to confirm which yeargroup your child will enter based on his/her date of birth.

STEP 1: Application Form

Download and printout the Application Form below or collect one from the Admissions Office at Uplands School. Complete this and return with copies of your passports, school reports, any SEN or medical reports and a processing fee of RM 350.

STEP 2: Assessment
Assessments are conducted during school term, strictly by appointment only. As soon as we receive the application form, the applicant will be invited to School for the Assessment. Please allow 2 hours for a range of interview and assessment tasks.

STEP 3: Review
The application and outcome of assessment are reviewed by the Admissions Committee.

STEP 4: Result 
Parents are advised of the outcome of which there are three possibilities:

Applicant is Successful: A confirmed place is offered at the school. The family will follow the next step – Confirmation of a place.

The application is Pending: The application is successful but places are not available and the applicant’s name will be placed on a waiting list.

The application is Unsuccessful:The family will be notified in good time, to allow for alternative arrangements for future schooling, to be made.

* Please note: Applications filed under Pending will be accepted as soon as a confirmed place becomes available.

STEP 5: Confirmation of a place 
Having been given an offer of a place, the family should confirm acceptance and pay the Deposit. Upon receipt of the Deposit by Uplands, the students place is secured.

STEP 6: Enrolment
Upon enrolment, the Entrance Fee will become payable, together with termly Tuition Fees. The Deposit will start to depreciate, with payments made to the School Building fund.

Files to Download

Application Form for Years 1 – 6
Application Form for Years 7 – 13
Yeargroup Reference Chart

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