About Classroom Learning

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Early Years and Lower Primary

Early Years and Lower Primary

The Early Years Foundation programme is designed for children aged between 4 and 5, with the specific goal of making learning a fun and enriching experience. Key Stage 1 consists of Year 1 and Year 2, where the children are usually 5 Key Stage 2 is the term used in English schools for the Upper Primary curriculum. It comprises Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6. Students in Key Stage 2 are usually aged 7 to 11 years old for the desccription from the docs 

Upper Primary

Upper Primary

Key Stage 2 is the term used in English schools for the Upper Primary curriculum. It comprises Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6. Students in Key Stage 2 are usually aged 7 to 11 years old.

Lower Secondary

Lower Secondary

Key Stage 3 is the term used to categorise the first three years of Secondary schooling – English National Curriculum Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9. Students in Key Stage 3 are usually aged 12 to 14 years old.

Upper Secondary

Upper Secondary

Upper Secondary education in English schools is known as Key Stage 4. It is usually a two-year programme of study in National Curriculum Years 10 and 11.

Cambridge IGCSE Examinations

The 20-month IGCSE course occupies the whole of Key Stage 4, from September in National Curriculum Year 10 to IGCSE 
examinations in April, May and June of National Curriculum 
Year 11.

Further Studies

Further Studies

As well as being a Cambridge International School, NIS is licensed by the Ministry of Education in Malaysia, and holds a 4-Star rating from the Private and International Schools’ Inspectorate. 

English Centre

In addition to preparing students for Cambridge IGCSEs in 
English as a First Language and English as a Second Language during school time, we offer support students both during and outside the school day to help them to score well in the 
International English Language Testing System, IELTS.

NIS and Emerging Technologies

NIS and Emerging Technologies

Nilai International School is passionate about preparing students for success in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.