The International School of Penang (Uplands) in Batu Ferringhi, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

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.

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.

  • Secondary Curriculum: A choice of the IB Diploma program or Cambridge International A-Levels.
  • Middle School: Cambridge IGCSE & EDEXEL GCSE
  • IB Primary Years Program – PYP.

Uplands School is accredited by:
CIS – Council of International Schools and
the NEASC – New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

It is an IB World School, a center for the University of Cambridge International Examinations and also an EDEXEL Approved Center.

The Campus at Batu Feringgi, Penang

Purpose-built on a pleasant hill overlooking a beachfront, the new 4-acre site is conveniently situated in the developing resort township of Batu Feringgi.

The modern campus is fully networked with wireless access while a beautiful courtyard garden accentuates its peaceful surroundings for conducive learning.

The five main blocks are inter-connected with seamless corridors that have been designed to provide greater security for students and staff, its compactness affording easier intercommunication and movement on campus.

The school features:

  • 36 fully air-conditioned class rooms
  • 5 natural science laboratories
  • multi-purpose hall with gymnasium
  • dining hall
  • large football field
  • 25-metre swimming pool
  • well-resourced Senior Library and Primary Library
  • dedicated IT suites, language labs and AV equipped media rooms
  • performing arts and music studio
  • large design technology and art workshop

Location Map of The International School of Penang (Uplands)

Just 30 minutes away from the Georgetown city, Uplands new campus is conveniently located in the developing township of Batu Feringgi. Purpose built on a pleasant hill overlooking the idyllic beachfront, the 4-acre campus is close to the hotels, restaurants, shops and new residential estates.

No longer just a popular tourist spot, Batu Feringgi is rapidly transforming itself into an exciting leisure community where locals and expatriates prefer to live, work and play.

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The International School of Penang (Uplands) Contact Details

The International School of Penang (Uplands)
Jalan Sungai Satu,
11100 Batu Ferringhi,
Pulau Pinang,

Tel: +6(04)881 9777
Fax: +6(04)881 9778