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Tenby Schools Ipoh

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Institution Profile

Tenby Schools Ipoh is located in the award winning Meru Raya development on the outskirts of Ipoh. With the forests and hills as its backdrop the schools purpose built campus provides a tranquil, safe, and inspiring environment in which to learn. 

Established in 1960, Tenby Schools Ipoh equips students for local and global success by delivering Amazing Learning. Offering both the international and national curriculum Tenby Schools Ipoh gives parents the option of an enriching international education from Early Years to Secondary/Sixth Form or a Private Malaysian education within an international setting from Standard 1 up to Form 5. 

  • School’s mission & vision & aims:

We are committed to facilitating students in this journey to becoming better versions of themselves. This will enable our students to develop excellence of character so that they can realise their true potential. And ultimately, a person of excellent character will bring about excellence to all that they do.

Uniqueness School (What makes us special?)

  • Briefly describe the school system:

Tenby Schools Ipoh provides a strong academic foundation that opens the doors to some of the top universities around the world for our students. Our holistic approach to education framed by our bespoke C.A.S.E programme enables students to achieve their potential in the creative arts, sports, leadership and service allowing them to walk through the doors opened by the excellent academic performances.

  • Briefly describe what is outstanding or what differentiates you from other schools and why a parent should choose you instead of others:

At all Tenby Schools, we apply a holistic, evidence-based philosophy designed to build the character of students and empower lifelong, independent learning. With our extensive experience in providing international quality education, our educators are able to challenge students on a personal, individualised basis, enabling exposure to repeated experiences that push students towards true breakthroughs in learning.

Academic: Programme Outline & Curriculum

  • What are the Levels of Education Offered (Pre-school/Primary/Secondary/Post-secondary):

Pre-School (Early Years), Primary, Secondary & Pre-University (A-Level Programme)

  • Intakes for each level of education:

Early Years: Anytime

International Primary & Secondary: August

National Primary & Secondary: January

A-Level Programme: August

  • What is the curriculum used in school:

International (IGCSE) & National (PT3 & SPM)

  • What is the curriculum used in school:


Academic Strength, Teaching-Learning Resources

  • Name all facilities in your school:

          Early Years Classrooms

Early Years Sand Play Area

Early Years Water Play Area

        Early Years Wading Pool

        Sixth Form Study Area

Sixth Form Lounge

Multipurpose Space

         Multipurpose Hall

         Science Laboratories

         Music Rooms

         ICT Suites



         Art Rooms

         Basketball Courts

         Swimming Pool


       Sports Complex

        Reception Area

 School Facilities & Boarding Facilities

 Yes, we provide boarding house. 

Types (Full boarding/Day boarding/Week-day boarding, etc): All of them

Age group: 12 years old & above

Fee per term/year:       RM7,200


Facilities available: Living room, dining place, bedroom, bathroom, study room, kitchen, etc

 Entry Requirements & Students Selection Criteria

  • What must the child possess in order to enroll in your school?

Depends on each academic level

  • Does he have to go through an interview/assessment test?

Yes, for external students

  • Other requirements:


Scholarships & Bursaries

Name of scholarship (e.g. XXX High Achiever Scholarship): Tenby Scholarship.

Level (e.g. Primary, Secondary, Pre-University): Secondary & Pre-University.

Value (please state currency): 25% to full fee scholarships.

Application deadline: June (International School) and September (National School).

Link to Application Form: https://tenby.edu.my/ipoh/apply-now/

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Courses Offered

Click on a programme name for full details.

International / Private School Education
Early Years (Preschool) - Toddler, Nursery & Reception
Fees (Local): RM2,690 per term
Duration: 3 terms for each level
Primary - Tenby International School (Year 1-11)
Fees (Local): RM4,280 – 14,700 per term
Duration: 3 terms for each level
Secondary - Sekolah Sri Tenby (Standard 1 - Form 5)
Fees (Local): RM3,300 – 5,700 per term
Duration: 3 terms for each level
Sixth Form (A Level Programme)
Fees (Local): RM8,300 Per term
Duration: 5 terms

Key Personnel

Mr. Lee Martin Chalkly

Campus Principal, Tenby Schools Ipoh

Lee began his international career in Nairobi, Kenya where he was Deputy Head of Preparatory at Nairobi Academy. For the last 25 years he has worked as a teacher and school leader with 12 years as Head of School. This experience has taken him and his family to seven countries and has included working with a variety of curriculums. Whilst serving as Director at the International School of Riga, the school leadership worked with the Latvian Ministry of Education to support the development of new pedagogy that was incorporated into the Latvian National Curriculum. The school was recognised for its innovation and commitment to great learning.

To support his professional growth Lee has completed an MBA in Educational Leadership at the University of Leicester, an MA in International Education at the University of Sunderland and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education with a focus on initial teacher training at the University of Nottingham. Additionally, he is a certified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner. He is experienced at leading schools through accreditation and is a visiting school accreditation leader.

Student Testimonials

Nicole Yap Shen Hwei

A-Level Programme

"I feel immensely grateful for the grades that I had achieved. It wouldn’t have been made possible without support from my teachers, Tenby Ipoh & my parents. I will bring along my accomplishments and lessons learnt to face my future challenges."



Lam An Ju

A-Level Programme

"I am extremely thankful for the learning environment & teachers at Tenby, leading me to where I am today. I will be going to the University of Washington in Seattle, where I will further my studies in Applied Mathematics. To my juniors, always approach your teachers whenever you have doubts & do a ton of past year papers for good practice. Good luck & have fun!."

Tenby Schools Ipoh Videos

Tenby Schools Ipoh - Brand Video
Located in the award-winning Ipoh development, Tenby Schools Ipoh is one of the most well-known schools in Ipoh, serving nearly 2000 children. Here, we understand that effective learning is about more than just academic achievement. We hold firmly to nurturing the whole person, and meeting

Contact Details

Tenby Schools Ipoh

No. 16, Persiaran Meru Utama,
Bandar Meru Raya,
30020 Ipoh

Type: International School

Tel: 055252628
Website: https://tenby.edu.my/ipoh/

Other Campuses

Asia Pacific Schools

No 1, Persiaran A,
Off Jalan Lapangan Terbang Subang,
47200 Subang

Type: International School

Tel: +603 7847 1000, +6012 984 0793, +6012 984 0794
Website: https://www.apschools.edu.my/

Straits International School Rawang

Persiaran Taman Sari,
Taman Sari,
48000 Rawang

Type: International School

Tel: 0367333178
Website: https://rawangsisgroup.edu.my/

Tenby International School Setia EcoHill

No. 6, Jalan EcoHill 1,
Mukim, Setia EcoHill,
43500 Semenyih

Type: International School

Tel: 03 87255625, 016 216 5625
Website: https://tenby.edu.my/setia-ecohill/

Tenby International School Tropicana Aman

No.1 Jalan Tropicana Aman,
Jalan Utama 2, Bandar Tropicana Aman,
42500 Telok Panglima Garang

Type: International School

Tel: 03-8689 2088
Website: https://tenby.edu.my/tropicana-aman/

Tenby Schools Setia Eco Gardens

7, Jalan Laman Setia Utama
Taman Laman Setia
81550 Johor Bharu

Type: International School

Tel: 07-558 8812
Website: https://tenby.edu.my/setia-eco-gardens

Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park

No. 1, Jalan Setia Tropika U13/ 18T,
Seksyen U13,
40170 Shah Alam

Type: International School

Tel: 03-3342 1535
Website: https://tenby.edu.my/setia-eco-park

International Schools Partnership (ISP) Malaysia (HQ)

Unit 7.1, Level 7 Surian Tower,
No. 1, Jalan PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara
47810 Petaling Jaya

Type: International School

Tel: +60374997688
Website: https://www.internationalschoolspartnership.com/

Tenby Schools Penang

No 2, Lintang Lembah Permai 1,
11200 Tanjung Bungah

Type: International School

Tel: 604-892 7777 & 60125087377
Fax: 604-8998826
Website: https://tenby.edu.my/penang/

Straits International School (SIS Penang)

No. 2, Lilitan Sungai Tiram
11900 Bayan Lepas

Type: International School

Tel: +604 - 643 1815
Website: https://penangsisgroup.edu.my/
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