The Prince of Wales Island International School (POWIIS) was established in September 2011. In five years, POWIIS has grown tremendously and now has over 400 students. With its ideals firmly rooted in the British education system, POWIIS emphasises that academic endeavour is fundamental to all that it does and provides an environment where all children are treated as individuals.
Built to modern specifications, the POWIIS campus was designed to offer the best facilities in all areas including science, art and design, information technology, design technology and sport. The 500-seat auditorium, alongside the multi-purpose hall and drama studio, is an outstanding venue for music and the performing arts. The university-style library, SmartBoards in every teaching area and the laptop scheme support learning at all levels.
Boarding halls are on campus with residential teams of experienced teaching staff providing 24-hour supervision and support. The accommodation is spacious and well designed, with capacity for over 350 boarders.
Qualifications: IGCSE & A Level
Levels of Education: Year 7 to Year 13 (11 to 18 years old)
School Fees: annual tuition fees – From RM37,800 to RM44,100; annual boarding fee – From
RM36,000 to RM45,000
Address: 1 Jalan Sungai Air Putih 6, Bandar Baru Air Putih, 11000 Balik Pulau, Penang, Malaysia.
Telephone: +604-868 9999
Fax: +604- 868 9900
School snaps: POWIIS shortlisted in British International Schools Awards for 2017
The British International School Awards aims to recognise excellence in British schools abroad and to single out individual schools for their outstanding...
School snaps: POWIIS celebrates student exam successes
One in three examinations was grade A* at IGCSE, more than half A*A, and three quarters A*- B! All percentages up on...
School snaps: Penang teachmeet at POWIIS
57 teachers from international schools around Penang met at the Prince of Wales Island International School to take part in the first...
School snaps: POWIIS students at AIMS Young Musician Award 2016
On May 7, 2016, two of POWIIS’s junior musicians took part at the AIMS Young Musician Award, held at The International School...
School snaps: POWIIS emerges scholar’s Cup Junior overall champions
For the third consecutive year, POWIIS successfully organised the World Scholar’s Cup Malaysia Round, Penang. All in all, POWIIS attained 56 gold...
School snaps: Solar Eclipse at POWIIS
On the 9th of March at 6am, 18 Prince of Wales Island boarders and 9 day pupils travelled to Weld Quay to...
School snaps: POWIIS hosts SCIPS athletics meet
The event included 200 students from various international schools
School snaps: POWIIS Christmas Giving Programme
POWIIS began a tradition three years back, a tradition of giving to the needy at the end of every year.
POWIIS Welcomes a New Principal
Mr Simon Leese has joined Prince of Wales Island International School (POWIIS) as its Principal.