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International Schools in Johor Bharu survival kit

Published by SchoolAdvisor | Jan 12, 2017

The number of international schools in the country has swelled significantly in recent years, and Malaysia now boasts an amazing array of international education options. International Schools in Johor especially, is home to some of the best world-class education providers in the world.  

We take a look at 4 world-class education providers



Fairview International School 

Image result for fairview international school jb Fairview International School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World Schools, that looks beyond the intellectual development of students but also nurture their physical, social and emotional well-being.A centre of excellence for IB education, Fairview International Schools is a pioneer of the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum in Malaysia. The school provides the full spectrum of IB programmes for students aged 3-19 years of age. Related image Now in its 38th year of outstanding academic performance, Fairview International Schools and her community of students, originating from over 55 countries worldwide continue to promote international mindedness, understanding and respect across all campuses.Using the IB framework, Fairview provides ab student centred education, encouraging pupils to foster a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. Fairview motivates pupils to become compassionate and internationally-minded lifelong learners. School Children Trekking 

Need a place to stay? We suggest Sky Garden Residences!

 Sky Gardens Residences Sky Gardens Residences is located along Jalan Setia Tropika 1/21 in Setia Tropika, Johor and is 8.7km from Fairview International School. This is a high-rise luxury residential development built on freehold land offering 420 units of serviced apartments.See also: International Schools in Johor and fees


Marlborough College Malaysia

marlborough college malaysia Marlborough College has been nestled in the British countryside of Wiltshire since 1843. It has educated an impressive number of young men and women who has achieved great things in their lives; poets, actors, Nobel Laureates and scientists.Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM) is a fully coeducational Preparatory and Senior independent day and boarding school from age 4 to 18, with boarding available from the age of 9. The College is on the southern tip of Malaysia, 10 minutes from the Singapore border. Since opening in Iskandar in 2012, MCM has offered the same broad and distinct educational experience in the region as one were to experience in the UK.The College is spread across 90 acres of land with state of the art facilities including an Olympic sized swimming pool, a cricket pitch, an indoor sports hall, a dance studio, netball courts and an all-weather hockey pitch. Basketball When children enter college either here or in the UK, they are entering an educational community that demands a high standard in all that they do. The College's sporting team has done exceptionally well against other schools in Asia with an average of ninety fixtures a month! Cricket 

We suggest these properties that are relatively close to the school! 



 1Medini 1Medini is the first residential condominium located within Medini Iskandar Malaysia and is designed to offer luxury in a vibrant urban setting. It is 7.9km from Marlborough College Malaysia. Features of the condo include a barbecue area, gymnasium, swimming pool and mini mart. 

Imperial Puteri Habour

  Situated within East Ledang, the prominent address in the buzzing Nusajaya, Impiana offers unparalleled views of the straits of johor and the most exclusive views of gardens of East Ledang. The best part? It is only 7 minutes from Marlborough College!   

Excelsior International School 

Excelsior International School Excelsior International School (EIS) is located within the City of Knowledge above the town of Bandar Seri Alam, 18 kilometers east of Johor Bharu and 36km from Singapore via the SLE route. EIS is the flagship campus of Singapore's Raffles Campus Group and it build upon Raffles' expertise and experience in operating and managing schools in Dubai, Singapore, India and China.  The school offers the Cambridge International Programme and is a candidate school of the International Baccalaureate programme and has applied for authorization to deliver the IB programme. Excelsior opened for classes from Nursery (age 3) to Grade 8 (13-year old) in September 2013. The Upper Secondary opened with the Grade 9 class in August 2014 to be followed by Grade 10 opening in August 2015 and the High School Grades 11 and 12 opening in subsequent years.Excelsior's Three Pillars of Excellence is an approach to educate students to become independent, creative and enthusiastic learners. This holistic approach means that students, teachers, support staffs and all connected with Excelsior contribute to the development of each individual. Pillar 1 contributes to academic excellence, pillar 2 involves sports and pillar 3, arts. Swimming Pool 

Have you checked out these properties? They're super convenient! 


Seri Mutiara Apartments 

 Sri Mutiara is a freehold apartment located in the established township of Bandar Seri Alam in Masai, Johor. Facilities at the apartment include a swimming pool, wading pool, a clubhouse, a gymnasium, a mini-market, a playground, jogging track, tennis court, multipurpose room and sauna. It is only 2.9km away from Excelsior International School.  

Permas Jaya Apartment 

Permas Jaya Apartment This property is 9.9km away from Excelsior International School. Apartment facilities include swimming pool, gym, sauna, playground, BBQ hall and event hall. 

Raffles American School 

Raffles Americal School Raffles American School (RAS) is a learning community that empowers students to achieve their full academic and life potential. The school which offers the American Curriculum education for students from Pre Kindergarten through Grade 12 has completed its third year of operation and is located close to EduCity, Iskandar. It is located 38.5 kilometers away from Singapore via Lebuhraya Pesisir Pantai Iskandar.  RAS is accredited with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). RAS School RAS's rigorous and rich academic and co-curricular activities encourage student's growth through a learning outcome approach, acknowledging multiple types of intelligence and paths to learning. The school facilities student success through active collaboration with parents, a balanced focus on intellectual emotions, physical and social progress and a profound believe that every student can learn and excel at it.  Here's a property you can take a look at...  

Horizon hills 

horizon hill johor Horizon Hills’ homes are built in small clusters to encourage community interaction. Parks, lakes and regional open spaces such as gardens, parks, wetlands and cycling path networks are integrated into the development. Horizon Hills is the perfect retreat for locals & expatriates who seeking homes in an exquisite hideaway. It is 10.6km away from the Raffles American School  

What else is there to do in Johor?

What is life without a little fun, right? Parents who are thinking of moving to Johor can explore intriguing point of interest with the whole family after school hours! 

Legoland Malaysia Resort 

Everyday is a family fun day out with awesome adventures aplenty starting from The Beginning to the most amazing journey through LEGO® Technic, LEGO Kingdoms, Imagination, Land of Adventure, LEGO City and MINILAND. Heroes face brick-tastic challenges, rides, games and activities to emerge victorious at the end of each day. This exciting theme park is only an hour away from Singapore! 

Rawa Island 

rawa island Rawa Island is a coral island in Mersing District, Johor, Malaysia. It is popular with tourists from Malaysia and Singapore, who come to enjoy its relatively unspoiled white sand beaches, snorkeling and scuba diving. To get to the Island, you would need to take a ferry or boat from Mersing jetty to the island. 

Johor Premium Outlet (JPO) 

johor premium outlet Johor Premium Outlets is a shopping centre in Kulai District, Johor, Malaysia. It is the first luxury premium brand outlet in Southeast Asia. It is located 68.2km from Singapore via Second Link Expy/E3. 

Johor Zoo

johor zoo Johor Zoo is considered as one of the oldest zoos in Malaysia as it was built in the year of 1928. There are more than 100 species of animals living in Zoo Johor including some endangered species of them animals. They are gorillas, elephants, flamingos, horses, lions and much more. The entrance fee is just RM3. The zoo is clean and well organized with clean food selling around the stalls. There are animal shows for the entertainment of you folks too.