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 RM42,300 to RM49,200; 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.
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +604-868 9999
Fax: +604- 868 9900
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