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A Students Perspective – Sri KDU International School, Subang Jaya

Published by SchoolAdvisor | Dec 28, 2022

The balance between academic and co-curriculum programmes is instrumental to ensuring that students have the knowledge, qualities, and skills to succeed and thrive in work and life beyond school - the epitome of British curriculum. 

As the exciting transition between two phases of education, the Sixth Form programme at Sri KDU Subang Jaya nurture students through academic and co-curriculum programmes with a variety of extended learning experiences.

Mira Chow Zhen, Year 12 student at Sri KDU International School, Subang Jaya underlines the importance of a holistic education that would flourish and unlock student’s potential to reach greater heights in their studies.

“Tailored to my interest, strength and specific areas of improvement, I have chosen Sri KDU International School, Subang Jaya as my Sixth Form destination. Apart from academic development, the co-curricular and super-    programme enhance and enrich my soft skills attribute such as communication, organisational and teamwork boosting a holistic skill set”

As a member of the Student Council, the representatives have not only actively took part in various activities in and out of school. 

Juggling between classes and co-curriculum activities such as charities, assemblies, workshops, and other school events, the advantages of being a Sixth Form students at Sri KDU Subang Jaya are the numerous opportunities to build leadership skills.

“The transition between secondary and sixth form is a huge leap, I want to be able to ease in the transition and help the students better assimilate into the environment, making sure that my peer have a great experience in Sixth Form”

Recipient of Euroasian Bronze Award 2022, Mira affirms that the experience was nerve-wrecking. Performing the beloved Chopin: Nocturne Op.9 No.2, the piano competition marks her artistic debut in piano competitions.

“Performing a piece for a piano competition is beyond playing the notes you see on the sheet; it is about conveying a message and a story to the audience through the medium of the instrument, and I felt that was the hardest challenge” 

“One piece of advice I would give to the current Year 11 students is to be consistent. It is something that we may hear a lot from teachers, but it is true! I remembered being in Year 11, reflecting on my grades and thinking I was not going to be able to reach my target grades.

However, through perseverance and resilience I learnt from my mistakes and eventually everything fell into place as the impending IGCSE exams came around the corner”.