Private international schools in New Zealand: International schools in Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington area. Top IB diploma / world schools, secondary boarding schools/ high schools for international students (teen girls & boys), coed college preparatory schools with ESL English programs..
Otaki College is a small (450 students), rural, multicultural school, uniformed, coeducational school which takes students from Year 7 to Year 13.
It is a very friendly, safe school where there is a lot of contact between students, staff and the Otaki community.
International students live with local families, many of whom have their own children attending school.
Otaki is one hour north of Wellington and is situated between the mountains and the sea, and near a beautiful, clean river.
Facilities at the college include a library, science laboratories, computer network, performing arts centre (music, drama and dance), technology workshops (wood, metal, clothing, food), art room, swimming pool, two gymnasia, tennis courts, and sports field.
Otaki College provides a caring environment which International students find welcoming and inclusive. Students join mainstream classes with Kiwi students and are then offered specialist English Language classes.
Special care is offered the International students through a dedicated dean, a homestay manager, and a director of International Education.
A large range of subjects to all levels of the National Curriculum in NZ.
The college has a very popular outdoor education option where students can experience a wide variety of outdoor activities (kayaking, bush walking, rock climbing, snow experience). There are also many outdoor pursuits available in Otaki (swimming, surfing, surf life saving, fishing, boating, hiking, horse riding).
St. John’s International School (SJIS), located in the centre of Kuala Lumpur, provides pre-university programs including the GCE (A) Levels Program. We plan to introduce the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program in 2011. SJIS presents itself as a melting pot of students from different cultures and backgrounds with the De La Salle Brothers’ traditional hallmark of excellence in education. Their presence prevails in 82 countries worldwide and a global alumni of over 1 million.
The study environment is excellent as it is located on the 'Pineapple Hill' or Bukit Nanas as it is called, amongst the lush green surroundings adjacent to the Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve.
Members of faculty are chosen for top academic qualification and methodic competency. They are selected to have penchant of scholastic care of students. Management, faculty and staff consistently maintain updated knowledge and practices. We envision a great learning experience for the students of SJIS. We focus on varied exposures and well-balanced needs of students to set them to a path to brilliant success in higher studies and a bright future.
- GCE (A) Levels Program: The GCE syllabus offered at SJIS is divided into Advanced (AS) and Advanced Two (A2) levels, each contributing 50% towards the final A-Levels grade.
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program: (Future program)
SJIS plans to include the IB Diploma in 2011 which is an academically challenging and balanced program of education that prepares students, aged 16 to 19.
Additionally: Scholarship Programs: Scholarship depends on eligibility fixed by the school management.
Fairview International School (Wangsa Maju Campus)
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Fairview International School, located in Wangsa Maju, Kuala Lumpur, is the first and only International Baccalaureate School in Wangsa Maju. Fairview International School provides children from the age of four with an education of the highest standard using English as the medium of instruction. Having successfully delivered the Cambridge IGCSE and GCE 0 levels for the past 30 years, we undertook to embrace the IB educational philosophy and are a candidate school for all three programmes, namely, the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma. Coupled with IGCSE, Fairview is at the frontier in international education.
Our achievements are guided by our Visions, which are to provide a rich academic programme, to be a community school and to maintain a unique Professional Development Focus.
Education provided for expatriate children aged 4 -18:
- British Curriculum
- International Baccalaureate - IB Program
- Prep School (Reception - Year 1, Age 4 - 5)
- Junior School (Year 2 - 5, Age 6 - 9)
- Middle School (Year 6 - 9, Age 10 - 13)
- High School (Year 10 - 11, Age 14 - 15)
- International Teacher Training Program
Kits4Kids Foundation is a private social enterprise based in Singapore, south east Asia, consisting of Kits4Kids Special School, Kindergarten, Student Care Centre and Training Centre, providing special and inclusive education to children and young adults.
In addition to services, it also provides parents and teachers training through its accredited Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Management and Special Education leading to degrees from US, UK and Australia.
Medbury School is recognised by parents and educators as one of Australasia’s leading private primary schools for the education of boys from Years 1 to 8 (ages 5-13). Located in Christchurch, New Zealand, the preparatory school is both a day and boarding school.
Our vision is to ‘Unlock Every Boy’s Potential', which is achieved by having personalised learning programmes and a world class delivery of the curriculum, underpinned with a strong set of traditional Christian values.
At Medbury, we know what it takes to make the boys happy and how to unlock their true potential. Medbury School has an outstanding history of educational, cultural and sporting excellence and provides and environment where boys thrive, guided by firm boundaries, clearly defined requirements, and exceptional peer support. International Boarding at Medbury provides an entry into an exciting and welcoming extended family.
Located in Christchurch, New Zealand, this is a boarding and day school of the highest quality. Rangi Ruru Girls' School is one of New Zealand's top achieving schools, offering independent Intermediate (Year 7 and 8) and Secondary (Years 9 to 13) education for Day and Boarding students. New Zealand's national qualification for secondary school learners is the National Certificate of Educational Achievement - NCEA. Internatonal students are welcome. International students who do not have English as their first language will usually be asked to sit an assessment test in Christchurch, to determine whether they are ready to study in mainstream classes. All international students are mainstreamed and they must have the English skills to cope with classroom and homework tasks. Note: Entry to senior classes (Years 11-13) requires a higher level of English than entry to junior classes.
The NZ curriculum framework consists of 7 Essential Learning Areas: languages; mathematics; science; technology; social sciences; the arts; health and physical education. Rangi Ruru offers a wide range of curriculum choices within this framework. These include music, photography, graphic design, theatre arts; thinking skills; dance; drama; design and technology; fashion, fabric & design; media studies and computer technology.
Sri Rafelsia - Educational Testing & Assessment Services, Kuala Lumpur
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Located in North Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sri Rafelsia provides special education programmes for children aged 2-16 yrs.
Founded in 2000, programmes cater to learners with mild learning differences, such as learners who cannot attend regular school due to professional sports training, learners whose parents travel for work and wish to stay close to the family, learners with not otherwise specific reading problems, learners with developmental language disorders, homeschoolers who require achievement testing