1. What is IGCSE?
The Cambridge IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) is the world’s most popular international curriculum for 12-18 year olds and is equivalent to GCSE in the United Kingdom.
2. What is the difference between IGCSE and SPM ?
The programme follows the British curriculum and the medium of instruction is English. The teaching methodology used in the programme emphasises project work and more student participation during lessons.
3. What is the minimum number of subjects that a student has to sign up for the IGCSE examinations?
Usually a student is required to have 5 credit passes in the IGCSE programme in order for them to further their studies in pre-tertiary level. Normally we advise students to take at least 6 – 8 subjects.
4. Is there a dress code?
Students must always wear the school t-shirt (including during extra curricular activities) together with long pants or long skirts.
5. How many students are there in each class?
Classroom is maximum 10 students each.
6. What foreign languages are offered at the school?
Q Academy offers Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin.
7. What is covered in the school fees?
School fees cover academic fees, registration fees, extra curricular activity fees, materials fees, and security deposit (for both Malaysian and Non-Malaysian students).
8. What are the activities offered by the school?
Sports activities include badminton, futsal, bowling and ice skating. Other activities offered are field trips, career talks, motivational talks and cookery classes.
9. What are the school lesson hours?
Level 7 to 9: 8.30 am to 4.00 pm.
Level 10 & 11: 7.30 am to 4.00 pm.
10. When are the school holidays?
Q Akademi follows the Malaysian school holiday schedule.
11. Can students enroll anytime of the year?
12. How many semesters are there in an academic year in Q Academy?
Our academic year runs from January to December, divided into 3 terms.
13. How often will I be updated about my child’s progress?
Parents will be updated on their child’s progress formally two times a year via the mid-year and year-end report cards. Additionally, the Parent-Teacher’s Day is always an opportunity to get feedback from teachers. Parents can also make arrangements to speak or meet with subject specific teachers during office hours.