You have questions and we appreciate that. Here are a few of the common enquiries.

1What is IGCSE?

The Cambridge IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) is the world’s most popular international curriculum for 12 – 18 year olds and is equivalent to GCSE in the United Kingdom.

2What is the minimum number of subjects that a student can sign up for the IGCSE examinations?

Usually a student is required to have at least 5 credit passes in the IGCSE programme for them to further their studies in pre-tertiary level. However, students may take 8 to 9 subjects if they intend to apply for scholarships.

3How many terms are there in an academic year in Heads Up International?

Our academic year runs from January to December, divided into 4 terms.

4What is the school’s operating hours?

Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
After school programme (P.E., ECA & Bridging classes): 2:15 p.m. to 4:15p.m.

5When are the school holidays?

Heads Up International follows the Malaysian school holiday schedule.

6What is covered in the school fees?

School fees cover academic fees, registration fees, co-curricular activity fees, materials fees, and security deposit (for both Malaysian and Non-Malaysian students).

7How many students are there in each class?

We limit the size of each class to a maximum of 25 students to ensure a healthy and balanced teacher-student ratio.

8How often will I be updated about my child’s progress?

Students will be given regular modular tests and their progress can be viewed in the 1cubeapp. There will also be a mid-year and year-end exam for all subjects. Additionally, the Parent-Teacher’s Day is always an opportunity to get feedback from teachers. Parents can always also arrange to speak or meet with subject-specific teachers during office hours.

9Is there a dress code?

Students must always come to school in smart, modest and decent attire. They are required to wear their house T-shirt for P.E. and the ‘school-away’ T-Shirt during excursions, field trips and formal events in school.

10 Is lunch provided in school?
Our school has a dedicated caterer who provides a well-balanced lunch plan. Parents can pre-order the meal plan on a monthly basis.