Fairview International School Penang
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About Fairview International School Penang

Fairview International School is a global network of 6 schools, serving the community since 1978 and currently located across Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Subang, Johor and Ipoh) and Scotland, UK. All Malaysian campuses are authorised IB World Schools for children aged 3 – 19, with our UK campus in its candidacy stage.

Fairview has grown from 300 IB students in one campus to over 1500 students from 55 countries and a teaching faculty of over 300 teachers spanning across the 6 campuses. Our network of schools are authorised for 11 IB Programmes, making us the champion of IB Education in Malaysia.
The time tested UK National Curriculum forms the backbone of our educational programme within the IB Curriculum Framework. Fairview is dedicated to providing a holistic learning experience. Our commitment to our students’ academic, physical, social and emotional success is evident in these 4 areas.

We are committed to using only the best methods in teaching and learning and our results show!
The International School Awards awarded us a Teaching and Learning Award for our ToolBox@FIS, created to ensure our students are equipped with skills for life.
Our FutureProof@FIS programme explicitly builds good character and develops skills for life. It includes our unique Falcons programme, EYAS coaching programme, a whole school customised career development programme centered around the Ikigai model and our annual excursions, camps and international expeditions.
The ‘Everyone’s a Musician programme’ inspires our students' creativity and love for music as they learn an orchestral music instrument and have the opportunity to perform in Dominus, a world-class Art’s Venue.

The belief that ‘good teachers make for good learning’ is deeply ingrained into the Fairview ethos. Teachers are nurtured through an advanced systematic professional development programme. We have taken it to the next level by partnering with University College Fairview to offer our teachers scholarships to obtain their Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching, Masters of Education and even Doctorate of Education.
At Fairview International School Penang, we believe it is only when our educators approach education with humility, an open mind and excitement at the possibilities within that we may be able to unlock the potential in the students placed in our charge.
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Sean Ng, 2 months ago

I am grateful to write a review today for Fairview Penang, I have always wanted a good and healthy studying life and experience for my son. After my wife done quite some study on all international school, we both finds what Fairview offers sound like what we wanted for our son. It has been 5 months, and while my wife living most with my son on day to day, I do regular check and getting feedback from my son. In short, he is quite happy and like it quite much, he find it exciting where they are also projects that related to real world, besides the academy, and learnt through projects. To me, most importantly is the kid is HAPPY, enjoy while learning, an environment that makes the kid wanted to learn is Healthy, that enable kid to uncover their talents. Learning the real world beyond academic are great as they are more adapted in the society and real world scenarios. So far it is exactly what I ever hoped for my son for a happy and healthy learning experience and journey. I am grateful to have met Fairview, and thankful to Fairview for keeping up to the commitment as they promoted. Keep it up Fairview Penang!

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DW, 5 months ago

My children love this school, from the teachers to the students to the challenging situation. Fairview integrates compassion into their teaching standards, emphasizes the importance of values, and builds leaders through each of their classes and lessons. Fairview gives children more confidence when asking questions, engage in group activities, and opportunities for one-on-one time with the teachers. Teachers are passionate about seeing their students succeed. They are so great about sharing moments of pride they see within my children and their good behaviors and achievements; and they know the importance of getting the parents involved should an issue arise, and do it in a very respectful, approachable manner. Over the course of time, my children have all learned to be a thinker, more responsible and managed to overcome challenges in a creative way based on IB teaching & learning methods which focuses on positive & quality learning environment. Stay safe - Take care! Great team – Great school! -Datin Watie

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Marilin Nery, 5 months ago

Fairview Penang has been our daughter's school since 2015.  We know we have made the right choice because she loves the school. The IB program is a well-rounded curriculum which prepares students for higher education and life in a global society.  We've seen our daughter grow and improve not only in her academic life but in her social, communication and leadership skills. Our daughter has developed good bonds with her teachers, she likes all of them!  They provide great support, keeping students happy and motivated in class. We also value that the school is open to constructive criticisms and suggestions which are necessary to address parents' concerns.  Fairview Penang also provides parent workshops and coffee mornings that help strengthen the camaraderie within the community.

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Sri VS, 6 months ago

Both my kids have been studying in Fairview for the past 4 years and it has truly been an enriching learning experience for them. The IB curriculum has really brought out the best in them not only in academics but also other critical aspects of life like social skills, emotional intelligence, communication, critical thinking and many more. The teachers are fantastic who make learning fun and my kids love going to school. Also during the pandemic, the management has made great efforts to ensure the quality of education is not impacted and every student gets the care and attention that is needed. We also like the engagement the management and teachers maintain with the parents to ensure we work collaboratively for the betterment of the kids. I would like thank the Fairview team and can only say keep up the good job!

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Vasu V, 5 months ago

Used to send my children there. Notice many positive comment and 5 stars from their internal staff and business owner. Luckily I had withdraw and send my child to another international school nearby. Better facilities and better teacher

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