Tenby International School, Ipoh has achieved another milestone in its success story as it received a 5-star rating for the Standard Kualiti Institusi Pendidikan Swasta, SKIPS (Quality Standards for Private Educational Institute) 2018 awarded by the Ministry of Education Malaysia. Tenby Schools Ipoh is the only private international and national school in Perak to hold the highly regarded 5-star rating.
Tenby was established in 1960 and has steadily grown not only academically with IGCSE and A-Level successes, but also in terms of its development of 21st-century citizens of the world.
The Campus Principal of Tenby Schools Ipoh, Mr Richard Davidson received the award on behalf of the school from the Ketua Sektor Pendidikan Swasta & Pendidikan Khas Jabatan Pelajaran Negeri Perak, Puan Eni Zanifah Mohd Jaberi in a simple ceremony held at the school.
The SKIPS rating is the ministry’s benchmark to ensure private and international schools in Malaysia provide quality education and outstanding services to the community. This 5-star rating is the highest award and granted only to schools with excellent results in the required criteria such as teaching and learning, curriculum, teachers’ development, examinations, school environment and many others.
Mr Davidson thanked the staff, students and parents for their support in ensuring the school maintains the highest of standards; delivering amazing learning and affirming its position as a school of choice in the region for both the national and international curricula.
“This is a wonderful achievement for our school and demonstrates what can be achieved when you focus on student’s learning, on students getting better, and on developing a community that cares,” said Mr Davidson.