Age 11 – 14  |  Year 7 to 9

Academic Excellence

The International Lower Secondary Curriculum will provide the students with a balanced curriculum that builds the key foundation for their future success in having them be well acquainted with critical thinking, problem-solving, and building self-confidence.

The International Lower Secondary Curriculum is everything that children will learn about in our International school. It can broadly be categorized into academic and enhanced. Academic is from Cambridge Assessment International Education and focuses on:




We want to ensure that students have a diverse, broad, and balanced international curriculum that will contribute to their overall holistic development. From an academic perspective, we are preparing our students to take the IGCSE Examinations at the end of Year 11, so we deliver the Cambridge International Educations from Year 1, right through to Year 11.

Enhanced Curriculum

The International Academic Curriculum each day is enhanced with a range of activities that are on offer after school finishes. It is important that students participate and take part in as many activities as possible as well as develop holistically, there is a great chance each student will find something they excel in and can enjoy for life. We also offer the opportunity to work towards the Junior Award Scheme for International Schools for younger students and the Duke of Edinburgh International Award for older students. These awards are recognized globally and give credit and recognition for investing time in

Developing New Skills

Keeping Physically Fit and Being Active

Giving Service and Community Involvement

Enjoying Adventurous Activities Outdoors

Subject Information

Section 2 - Subject Information



Personal Health and Social / Islamic Studies

Geography & History

Bahasa Melayu



Global Perspective

Art & Design

Music & Performing Arts

Physical Education


For more detailed information about the Cambridge Lower Secondary IGCSE, please refer to


Beaconhouse Newlands is an international school in Selangor. It is an English-medium school that offers education from preschool to upper secondary level. Our international school in Selangor provides a foundation of academic excellence and creativity in a caring environment that nurtures intellectual curiosity, confidence, and a sense of belonging. If you live in Kuala Lumpur, you can find us at our international school in Cheras. Our school is conveniently located with excellent access to public transport. Our Beaconhouse Newlands International School in Cheras is a private school that’s been serving the local community for years. We offer high-quality education to students from kindergarten all the way through secondary school, and we’re committed to helping them reach their full potential.


Are you transitioning from lower secondary to upper secondary? Check out our upper secondary program! If you’d like to learn more about how we can help your child succeed at school and beyond, please contact us today!