Malaysian National Curriculum (KSSM)

Lower Secondary Level (Menengah Rendah)

A Malaysian National Curriculum offered by the Ministry of Education (MOE) with Malay language as main language of instruction for learning. The curriculum is known as KBSM Revised (Kurikulum Bersepadu Sekolah Menengah Semakan) has replaced the old curriculum (KBSM) since 2003. Learners will follow the curriculum for three years from Form One to Form Three.

Before progressing to upper secondary level, Form Three learners will sit for the Form Three Assessment (Pentaksiran Tingkatan Tiga, PT3) that replaced the lower secondary assessment (PMR) since 2014. Written tests cover seven (7) subjects including Malay Language, English, Science, Mathematics, Islamic Education, Living Skills and Chinese Language. History and Geography would be assessed via assignments, practical tests, projects, field study and case studies.

The aims of the lower secondary level education are to equip learners with a strong foundation of language, science knowledge, mathematics skills and other supporting subjects that are in line with the goals of the National Philosophy of Education which seeks to optimise the intellectual, emotional and spiritual potential of learners.

 

Upper Secondary Level (Menengah Atas)

A Malaysian National Curriculum offered by the Ministry of Education with Malay language as major language of instruction. The new curriculum known as KSSM (Kurikulum Standard Sekolah Menengah) will replace the old curriculum (KBSM) starting in 2017. Learners will follow the curriculum for two (2) years from Form Four to Form Five.

The learners are prepared to sit for Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), or the Malaysian Certificate of Education which is a national examination taken by all fifth-year secondary school learners in Malaysia. It is set and examined by the Malaysian Examinations Syndicate (Lembaga Peperiksaan Malaysia). SPM is equivalent to the O-Level and is the second last public examination at the secondary school level before the entry into a tertiary level education at a university or other higher education institutions.

There are two streams that will be offered to learners namely Art Stream and Science Stream. The aims of the upper secondary level education are to equip learners with a strong skills of language, science knowledge, mathematics skills and other supporting subjects that is in line with the goals of the National Philosophy of Education which seeks to optimise the intellectual, emotional and spiritual potential of learners.