FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

All our teachers are required to have the 3Cs: Competent. Committed, and Caring. We employ teachers who are qualified and experienced from countries such as Singapore, Germany and United States as well as local teachers.

Most definitely. Parents and guardians will have easy access to meet the teachers and school management. They will be available regularly to meet parents face-to-face, or can be contacted via email.

The schooling hours are as follows:

Primary (Early Years to Year 2):
Monday to Thursday: 8.00 am – 1.00pm
Friday: 8.00am - 12.20pm

Primary (Year 3 to Year 6):
Monday and Tuesday: 8.00 am – 3.30pm
Wednesday and Thursday: 8.00am – 2.50pm
Friday: 8.00am – 1.00pm

Secondary (Year 7 to Year 11):
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8.00 am – 3.30pm
Wednesday: 8.00am – 4.00pm
Friday: 8.00am – 1.00pm

A-Levels:
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8.00 am – 3.30pm
Wednesday: 8.00am – 4.00pm
Friday: 8.00am – 1.00pm

Yes, we offer an 'English as an Additional Language' (EAL) programme which is designed to support students who need to develop fluency and competency in English.

We limit the class size to a maximum of 25 to a Secondary classes and 20 for primary classes. This is to ensure each child gets more personal attention.

Your child's security is of upmost priority. We have 24-hour security guards and CCTV surveillance. Access to the school is strictly limited to authorized personnel and guests.

We provide transportation services covering Ipoh, Tronoh, Jeram, Kampar, Mambang Diawan, Gopeng, Batu Gajah and Malim Nawar. Please click here for the details of the pick-up schedule and its coverage.

Absolutely. The school has a lovely cafeteria for students overlooking the beautiful courtyard field. A lunch menu and snacks are available for the students. The menu will be varied and includes a variety of dishes such as Malay, Chinese and Indian dishes. Students can purchase food and drinks on the spot.

We believe in setting clear boundaries of behaviour for students at our school. All students are required to adhere to a clear code of conduct which reflects our values of being respectful of each other. At the same time the school management will ensure that discipline matters are handled with sensitivity and respect to the children. The school policy dictates that corporal punishment will not be practiced.

We believe that boarding and school life are an integrated community that enables our boarders to extend their learning outside normal school hours. Boarders are given the opportunity to take up music lessons such as violin, guitar, drum and piano; and engage in a range of sports’ activities after school. The rooms are spacious, air-conditioned, and furnished with a bed, desk and wardrobe as well as an attached bathroom. Soft furnishings such a mattress, bedding and curtains are also provided.

Our boarding house parents go the extra mile in a caring for the boarders by encouraging them to foster respect and concern for one another. Each set of boarding house parents comes with its own chill out area where our boarding house create a personalized homely environment for boarders to relax and do their homework. On occasions, boarders get to enjoy supper prepared by their house parents, watch movies, go for trips, and celebrate birthdays, all of which add spice to their boarding life, making it a memorable and enjoyable journey.

Apart from forging life-long friendships here, boarders learn to be disciplined, responsible and independent.

Parents have a choice of either full day boarding or weekday boarding for their children.

Boarders will be provided with accommodation, 4 (four) meals, laundry and twice weekly cleaning.

In the first instance your child will be seen by the boarding house parents who will decide what treatment is best and will be taken to see a doctor if needed. The parent will be informed immediately.

Yes. Mobile phones are allowed only during specified times according to the school regulation. Boarders will be required to surrender their smartphones to the boarding house parents before bed time.

Yes. The school and boarding houses have wifi-access. However, wifi will be turned off at bed time and we also restrict the websites and webpages they may view.

Parents may telephone the boarding house parent or the front office (reception - during office hours). Parents are discouraged from contacting the child directly during school hours and after 9:30 pm bed time.

No students are permitted to leave the school campus without the permission from Boarding House Parents, the Head of School or the Principal. The student will need to fill up the exit form and get the necessary approvals before leaving.

WIS is nestled within the Kinta Valley mountain range north of Kuala Lumpur, Kampar is an education hub which is home to Westlake International School as well as two premier institutions of higher education, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) and Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC).

Kampar is easily accessible via the double rail track and highways. It is merely 2 hours away by car or train from the capital city Kuala Lumpur. The nearest airport is located in Ipoh, which is 40minutes’drive away. For direction click map here.

Enrollment for students from Early Years to Year 11 and A-Levels are now open. Interested applicants can download the application form and send the completed form to:

Westlake International School
Lot 18662, Jalan Universiti
Taman Bandar Barat
31900 Kampar, Perak, Malaysia.
Applicants may also send an electronic copy via email to info@westlakeschool.edu.my

Applicants will be required to sit for a placement test and attend an interview.

For more information on the fees for every level, please click here - Primary, Secondary, A Levels

Yes. WIS is keen to attract students of the highest calibre. Scholarships are available for applicants with academic excellence and leadership qualities. Interested applicants can download the application form form and send the completed form to:

Westlake International School
Lot 18662, Jalan Universiti
Taman Bandar Barat
31900 Kampar, Perak, Malaysia.
Applicants may also send an electronic copy via email to info@westlakeschool.edu.my

Applicants will be required to sit for a placement test and attend an interview.

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Lot 18662, Jalan Universiti
Taman Bandar Barat
31900 Kampar
Perak, Malaysia

Phone: (+6) 05-467 2222
Email: info@westlakeschool.edu.my