Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What ages does Zenith International School cater to?
We generally cater for students aged between 3 – 18 years old.
Which curriculum does Zenith offer?
Our school exclusively offers the world-renowned British curriculum that prepares students for the Primary Achievement Test and ultimately the IGCSE and A-Levels. Our qualifications are awarded by Cambridge International Examination (CIE) & Pearson Education (EDEXCEL).
What is IGCSE?
IGCSE is the acronym for International General Certificate of Secondary Education. This is an external qualification that is taken at the end of Year 11. It serves as the direct stepping stone to pre-university and university foundation programmes. We cater to both the Arts and Science Stream.
Does Zenith provide any extra learning support?
We at Zenith are always concerned of our student’s learning performance. We provide regular FREE extra classes and revision/remedial classes to all our students, either within their class schedule or after school. We also offer the Intensive English Programme (IEP) to assist our students on their proficiency of the English language and an innovative solution to students for Mathematics through the Bright Robin programme.
What nationalities are the students at Zenith International School?
We offer education for children from a diverse range of nationalities throughout the world. Our student population is made up of children from over 15 different countries.
How many students are there in each class?
To ensure conducive & effective learning as well as personal attention, each class is limited to a reasonable number of students, usually about 25 per class.
What foreign languages are offered at the school?
Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin & Tamil are the 3 languages currently offered at Zenith, with plans to add more in the near future.
Is there a dress code in the school?
School uniform days are Mondays to Thursdays. Fridays are casual attire day. Muslim female students are allowed to wear hijab/scarf. However, slippers are strictly prohibited unless for health reasons with a doctor’s letter.
Are Malaysians allowed to study at Zenith?
Yes. More than 60% of our students are Malaysians from local public & private schools.
Does Zenith offer boarding facilities?
Yes we do, but it’s strictly on first-come basis. Please contact our Student Services department for details & availability.
What are the Co-Curriculum Activities (CCA) offered by the school?
There are a variety of CCA programmes offered. Activities are normally held on scheduled days for approximately two(2) hours per session, trained by appointed professional trainers. For complete list of our CCA, please click here.
Does the school provide transportation services?
Yes we do, at a nominal fee. We offer school transportation services (door-to-door or pick-up points) from various areas within Klang Valley & Negeri Sembilan. For details, please contact our Student Services at 06-601 1388.
What type of assessment is required for admission and why?
A clear show of previous academic results in addition to being physically & mentally healthy. An entrance test may be required on a case to case basis as a student’s academic abilities might need further assessment. These requirements are to ensure that the student is fit for the environment and demands of school life at Zenith.
What are the regular school hours?
The school’s sessions are from Mondays to Fridays:
|Preschool||8.40am – 1.40pm|
|Year 1 to Year 6||8.00am – 2.00pm|
|Year 7 to Year 9||8.40am – 3.20pm|
|Year 10 & Year 11||8.30am – 3.30pm|
When are your school intakes?
There are two (2) intake periods in July/August and November/December. We do practice open-enrolment where enrolment can also be considered at anytime, on a case to case basis, at the discretion of the school’s management.
What is the best way for a parent to communicate with a teacher or the principal?
During Coffee Morning Day and Report Card Day. Alternatively, individual appointments can be made.
What type of food is available at the school cafeteria?
We serve a variety of food ranging from local cuisine, western food and vegetarian meals. All food served is pork-free and beef-free.
What is the minimum academic qualification of Zenith's teachers?
All our teachers possess a bachelor’s degree at minimum and among them some have master’s degree.