We appreciate the opportunity to introduce you to Nobel International School, and invite you to visit our campus where you will observe the warm vibrance of an active learning community.
Nobel International School is committed to providing our students with an education that is intellectually stimulating, academically solid, and emotionally maturing. Academic excellence and intellectual growth are placed at a high priority among the teachers and staff of the school. However, a rigorous academic programme alone is like reading the front cover of a book. We do not just teach our students knowledge; we teach them to become lifelong learners, effective communicators, compassionate citizens, and leaders with integrity.
At Nobel International School, we are particularly proud of some distinguishing factors that are unique to our academic programme.
The mission of Nobel International School is to provide students from diverse backgrounds with wholesome education through rigorous academic, co-curricular programmes and character transformation. We believe in the limitless potential of our students, and work diligently to develop strong, smart, and confident men and women who lead lives of purpose and impact in a rapidly changing world.
At Nobel International School, there is a deep-seeded commitment to equip global citizens with noble hearts and noble minds; academically advanced, community engaged, and emotionally mature.
Nobel was first established in 2004 as a private school dedicated to serving families with children who completed the renowned FunGates preschool programme. Building a solid foundation for the primary years, FunGates produces kindergarten graduates who are confident, happy, and love learning. Nobel experienced great success as a private school, prompting parents to recommend transitioning to an international school. The school accepted the challenge and opened its doors as Nobel International School in 2012.
The curriculum at Nobel International School extends beyond the classroom walls. Walk around the school and you will find delightful moments of inspiration – intense facial expressions as students focus on working through challenging material, teachers quietly smiling as they observe students successfully grasp new concepts, and students showing respect for each other in the hallways and canteen through high fives, smiles, and lively conversations. These images capture the heart and vision of the school, a life that engages the hearts and minds of everyone on site.
Nobel adopts the Cambridge Programme as our primary curriculum. Our students develop skills through authentic learning experiences, such as experimenting with growing bread mold, studying the life cycle of insects, constructing 3D dream houses using calculations of perimeters and areas, creating a puppet theatre and the list goes on. Instruction is delivered by content specialists who receive ongoing training in current and effective instructional methods for their content area. Our classrooms are supportive environments where 21st century skills are cultivated. Students are encouraged to ask questions, make discoveries, synthesise information, and learn independently by taking risks without fear of making mistakes.
Our primary curriculum identifies the skills that our students will acquire each year. Within this content, we ensure that the Malaysian culture and identity is never sacrificed. Nobel students are taught to embrace our country’s history, culture, traditions, and celebrations. Whether it be Chinese New Year, Hari Raya, or Deepavali, our students participate in full scale, such celebrations and projects that help them acquire a deep appreciation of their heritage. This understanding and appreciation progressively helps students achieve their full potential as effective citizens and leaders.
The school’s extensive co-curricular programme celebrates the individuality of each child. Self-expression and collaboration range from taekwondo, football, and basketball to creative writing, robotics, and public speaking. This synergy of vibrant hands-on learning experiences infuses leadership and entrepreneurship as students master the art of leading a team, working with peers, organising ideas, planning events, and developing special projects. Be it fencing or karate, Nobel curates highly-acclaimed practicing artists in each field to provide our students with the best chance of success in their activity of choice. Through this programme, permanent friendships are formed, dreams are realised, and positive self-esteem is developed.
In 2013, Nobel International established a scholarship programme, awarding partial and full scholarships to students with remarkable talents or achievements. Our scholarship recipients include students who received the Top in Malaysia IGCSE award as well as those who have created a name for themselves in the national/international sports/arts arena.
Character Transformation through Compassion in Action
Nobel International takes great pride in its Compassion Projects – a component of our Character Transformation Programmes. Through the FunGates SuperFlow Foundation, a non-profit organisation committed to serving the needy, students are given opportunities to participate in age appropriate outreach programmes. Ranging from tutoring services and serving food to washing dishes and painting walls, students are immersed in programmes designed to meet the needs of society’s less fortunate.
The encouraging feedback we have received from students, both current and past, has been overwhelming. Many of our students who have graduated return to thank us for showing them how to demonstrate empathy and compassion for the needy. The numerous positive reports of alumni bringing in their college friends and workplace colleagues to volunteer at the Soup Kitchen and Love on Wheels bring us great fulfillment.
We do realise that each student is different, and their individual choices shape their character. At Nobel, our aim is to provide all students with a multitude of positive life experiences that will eventually help them make wise choices. Much like the sower in the Parable of the Sower, Nobel acts to scatter seeds on the fertile and pliable ground of the students’ hearts. Our desire is to see these seeds germinate and grow into productive plants.
Above all, we hope that an attitude of empathy, respect, and altruism will permeate through our students’ lives. As Albert Einstein said, “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile”.