Cambridge Key Stages are internationally-recognised programmes aimed at building the foundation of students aged 5 to 11 years.

What is Cambridge Primary Programme (Key Stage 1 & 2)

Cambridge curriculum is one of the most reputable academic programmes in the world, which is taught in more than 9000 schools across 160 countries.

The Cambridge Key Stage 1 & 2 syllabus comprises lower primary and upper primary sections which are designed to equip students with 21st century skills.

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Cambridge Primary Key Stage 1 (5 -7 years old) at the best international school in Malaysia

The Key Stage 1 syllabus is typically designed for students in the age group of 5 to 7 years. The students are guided by well-trained teachers to help build a strong foundation in their crucial schooling years.

The two-year primary programme at GIIS KL focuses on developing languages, teaching mathematical skills and sowing the seeds of scientific inquiry into young minds. It helps build a solid basis for academic and extracurricular activities which are part of our 9GEMS holistic framework.

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Cambridge Primary Key Stage 2 (8-11 years old) at GIIS KL

Key Stage 2 syllabus or Upper Primary is a four-year programme during which teachers introduce students to advanced levels of skills in all subject areas. Assessments are carried out by teachers and peers to check the progress of the students through exams and integrated progress checkers. These tests - called Cambridge Primary Progression Tests - are marked by the teacher and enable them to track the progression of students.

Students completing Year 6 of Key Stage 2 are also assessed via the Cambridge Primary Checkpoint examinations, following which they are rewarded with a certification of achievement.

Exceptional Academic Results

To offer real and lasting value to our students, we follow a flexible, linear assessment structure to offer a fair and valid evaluation of the students’ progress across the Cambridge Key Stages 1 and 2 programmes. Regular assessments allow us to identify the abilities and gaps in every student, so we can support them in areas they are lacking in.

The right teacher-student ratio can be a remarkable contributor to the academic success of many students. As a low ratio can significantly improve student engagement, we ensure to accept a limited number of students in each class so that they can enjoy balanced growth under the teachers’ mindful supervision.


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Benefits of studying at GIIS

The Teaching Community

Our faculty focuses on the overall development and well-being of every student. We have trained teachers, who are certified to impart Cambridge education, and who have been recognised as the best in the field. ‍

All teachers at GIIS are goal-oriented and committed to being a source of inspiration for our young learners while preparing them to be self-motivated and independent in their academic journey.

Learning at the GIIS Kuala Lumpur Campus

Success in Cambridge education provides students with the best foundation for future education. From helping students build their vocabulary skills in English to improving their engagement in challenging subjects such as Maths and Science, our campus is equipped to facilitate better learning. ‍

We also assist the students in their transition from Early Years through Lower and Upper Primary stages and monitor their progress throughout the programme. ‍‍

Using clear learning objectives, GIIS inculcates a sense of confidence and responsibility within the students, which motivates them to excel in academics and extracurricular activities as well as be future-ready.

Learning Spaces

Our learning and collaborative spaces also encourage students to discuss and resolve doubts, making them assessment-ready throughout the programme.

Why the GIIS approach shapes better students

At GIIS KL, we offer additional support to prepare the students for the next level. 

Through our  9GEMS framework,  which is an award-winning and innovative method of imparting holistic education, we have taken a dynamic approach to learning.  

Prioritising academic excellence, the programme gives a better foundation to young learners and focuses on comprehensive growth, including overall development related to academics, fitness, visual arts, creativity, leadership, ethics, critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and vocation.

Subjects Offered

  • English
  • Information and Communication technology (ICT)
  • Social Studies
  • Music
  • Physical Education (Yoga, Chess, Taekwondo, Aerobics, Dance)
  • Second Language (Hindi, French, Tamil, Bahasa Melayu)
  • Mathematics
  • Global Perspective
  • Moneytree
  • Third Language (Mandarin)
  • Science
  • Art
  • Speech and Drama
  • Cambridge Primary Checkpoint at the end of Key stage 2
  • English
  • Information and  Communication Technology (ICT)
  • History
  • Art
  • Speech and Drama
  • Second Language (Hindi, French, Tamil, Bahasa Melayu)
  • Mathematics
  • Geography
  • Music
  • Physical Education (Taekwondo, Dance)
  • Third Language (Mandarin)
  • Science
  • Global Perspective
  • Cambridge Lower Secondary Checkpoint at the end of Key stage 3
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • English Literature
  • Second Language (Hindi, French, Tamil, Bahasa Melayu)
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Accounting
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Additional Mathematics
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • History
  • Physical Education
  • Cambridge Lower Secondary Checkpoint at the end of Key stage 4



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Extra Curricular & Co-Curricular Activities

GIIS’s ECA and CCA are some of the best facilities offered by GIIS.
Mandatory participation in these activities helps promote the talent of students.







Musical Instruments

Modern dance

Vocal Music

Visual Arts

Hobby Clubs - Science, IT, Math

Smart Learning & Virtual School

Technology being the major ingredient of success, GIIS campus and classrooms are tech-enabled with excellent facilities like WI-FI, tech-driven security systems, tech labs, and more. We provide an outstanding combination of traditional as well as modern learning methodologies. Virtual school is one of the exceptional SMART learning facilities wherein students get the flexibility of attending online classes conducted by professional teachers. 

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Global Indian International School (GIIS), Kuala Lumpur, has been offering Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for Grades 1 to 12, for more than a decade. GIIS was the first school in KL to start offering CBSE in 2008.

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Vision, Mission & Core Values

Our vision is to become a global role model for teaching and learning.

History & Milestones

Since its inception in 2002, GIIS has continued to spread quality education over 10 countries in the continent.

Global Montessori (GMP)

We offer the best practices of modern pre-school education.

Key Stage 1 & 2 (CPP)

World top curricula for 5-7 yr and 8-10 yr olds - Cambridge Key Stage 1 & 2

Key Stage 3 (CLSP)

Our Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme (CLSP) for Grades 6 and 7

Key Stage 4 (IGCSE)

World’s most popular international curriculum for 14 to 16 year olds.


Our CBSE Curriculum from Grade 1 to Grade 12 is a comprehensive curriculum that makes our students world citizens of promise.


We offer the best practices of modern pre-school education.

Primary School

A quick glance at our primary school programme and facilities

Secondary School

Focuses on the all round development of 11 to 14 year-olds.

High School

We provide children with the skills and knowledge to thrive in a 21st-century society.

Holistic Education Framework

Award-winning framework for all-round student development

Extra Curricular Activities

Extra-curricular activities are those activities, often sports-based, that take place outside of the GIIS classroom

Co Curricular Activities

Talent shows, performances, competitions, clubs and additional classroom work.


Our Campuses are structures designed to be resource efficient and provide wellness and positive experiences to all stakeholders.

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