Frequent Asked Questions.
Nobel International School offers the Cambridge Primary Programme and the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) for young learners (6 to 11 years old) in Key Stages 1 and 2. Cambridge Primary presents a curriculum framework to develop skills in English, Mathematics and Science. It develops young learners to be confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged. International Primary Curriculum (IPC) is a comprehensive, thematic, creative, hands-on curriculum that gears towards the development of international mindedness and encourages personal learning.
For Junior School, Nobel offers the Cambridge Secondary 1 Programme. The programme provides a seamless progression from Cambridge Primary by offering a curriculum framework for educational success. Students are typically 11 to 14 years old. The emphasis is on the development of ENQUIRY skills.
Students from Junior School will automatically progress to Senior School and will take the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), the world’s most popular international curriculum for 14 – 16 years old, which leads to the globally recognised and valued Cambridge IGCSE qualifications.
Students who completed the IGSE may proceed to enrol in A-Levels or pre-university.
IGCSE is globally recognised.
There are over 30 CCA for students to choose from. Selection and payment are done online at the CCA website.
Complete an application form and submit it to the school. Your child will be called for an entry test at his/her level and will be offered a place in the school if he/she meets the academic requirements. Entry tests will be conducted for all levels of admission (Year 1 – Year 10).
The children will be mainly tested on English, Mathematics and Science.
Students can appeal to the School Management.
Our teachers are qualified and trained to provide superior teaching strategies based on the best practices in international education. Our teaching approach enables the teacher and student to reach his/her full potential in skills, knowledge and character. They are also prepared to offer extra help to assist students who need guidance in their work.
English is the medium of instruction.
Each class consist of around 27 students per class. This small class size allows student to be easily divided into groups for meaningful pursuit of group work, discussions and assignments.
Nobel International School begins the academic year in January and ends in November.
*YR10 students who are taking Malay as 1st Language subject will finish at 4.50pm on ALTERNATE MONDAY beginning on 13 Jan 2020.
*Students who are taking the following subjects will finish at 4.50pm on WEDNESDAY:
- Malay as 1st Language (Yr7-Yr9)
- Islamiyat (Yr7-Yr11)
*Students who are taking the following subjects will finish at 5.30pm on WEDNESDAY:
- Mandarin as Foreign Language (Yr10 & Yr11)
- Mandarin as 2nd Language (Yr10)
- Bible Knowledge (Yr11)
*Students who are taking the following subjects will finish at 3.30pm on FRIDAY:
- Mandarin as 2nd Language (Yr11)
Majority of the students are Malaysians although we also enrol foreign student.
Nobel does not provide transport. However, parents can request for a list of transporters who service the school.
Some of the facilities are:
- Main Hall / Indoor Court
- Multipurpose Hall
- Outdoor Futsal & Basketball Court
- School Library
- Character Transformation Hall
- Elementary Classroom
- Elementary Science Lab
- Exploration Room
- Innovation Room
- Domestic Skills Room
- Mini Playground
- Junior & Senior Classroom
- Junior & Senior Science Lab
- Art Studio
- ICT Lab
- Nurse Station
For more info, please click here: https://www.nobel.edu.my/school-facilities/
Yes, there are two categories of scholarships: Nobel Arts & Sports Scholarship and Nobel Academic Scholarship. The Nobel Arts & Sports Scholarship is open to candidates in Year 5 and above. There is a half scholarship and full scholarship within this category.
The Nobel Academic Scholarship is open to candidates in Year 10 and Year 11. Half and full scholarship are available to eligible students.
Yes, the School is registered with the Majlis Sukan Sekolah-Sekolah Malaysia (M.S.S.M.) and we have friendly competitions with other international schools in selected sports.
Ms Clarine Chun is the founder of Nobel.