From the Desk of the Head of Secondary

Welcome back to Sekolah Sri Bestari Private School (Secondary) for the Academic Year 2019. We extend a warm welcome to new students, teachers and parents into our big family in SBPS. To old students, teachers and parents, a big hug to you for our loyalty and love for the school.

A year has passed with many memorable events and programmes and another year is coming yet to be engraved with more memorable events and programmes. We will continue to offer old and new programmes to allow all students to pick and choose what suits them well and better according to their interests and abilities.

School is about gearing students up for the aspirations that they have and also to prepare them to meet challenges in life. In other words, school must help students to see possibilities in themselves, dream dreams and break barriers. The journey must be enriching and engaging and that need everyone’s cooperation and commitment. Over the years we have witnessed Bestarians excel in so many fields such as in performing Arts, Voluntary work, exchange programmes, sports etc. These have helped them to boost their confident level and helped to becoming an asset to the country.

In AY2019, under the academic planning and strategies, emphasis and focus will be geared towards the Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE), Singapore Maths, Cambridge certifications and upgrading the two national exams namely PT3 and SPM. On the other hand, equal treatment will also be given to non-academic fields as “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy!

I am privileged to have the opportunity to lead and walk alongside our highly committed, dedicated and professional staff and wonderful partners. As a team, we strive to provide the all rounded education to all students under our care. 2019 will be an important milestone in SBPS’s history as we come a ear close to celebrate our 25th Anniversary in ear 2020. I personally hope this is a year filled with good things in it.

My teachers and I look forward to working together with parents and the community to co-create the future of SBS and to chart its next phase of growth. We will work extra hard this year to meet all the aspirations and dreams for our beloved school and students.

My humble request for everyone to be patient and tolerant with the inconvenience of the school surrounding due to the massive construction activities. All are made to provide more facilities and conducive environment to teaching & learning will be more meaningful.


Yours sincerely,

Rosnah Sulaiman
Head of the Secondary School, SBPS


KSSM – Kurikulum Standard Sekolah Menengah

Monday 07.40 am – 03.30 pm
Tuesday 07.40 am – 03.30 pm
Wednesday 07.40 am – 04.00 pm
Thursday 07.40 am – 03.30 pm
Friday 07.40 am – 12.30 pm
Recess Lower Form : 09.30 am – 10.00 am
Upper Form : 10.30 am – 11.00 am
Lunch Lower Form : 01.00 pm – 01.30 pm
Upper Form : 01.30 pm – 02.00 pm
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Sri Bestari Private Schools (Secondary) offers Malaysian National Curriculum (KSSM) as its core programme. KSSM is an educational programme that includes curriculum and co-curricular activities which encompasses all the knowledge, skills, norms, values, cultural elements and beliefs to help develop a pupil fully with respect to the physical, spiritual, mental and emotional aspects as well as to inculcate and develop desirable moral values and to transmit knowledge.

Lower Secondary (Form 1 to 3)

• Bahasa Melayu
• English Language
• Mathematics
• Science
• Geography
• History
• Pendidikan Islam
• Moral Education
• Living Skills
• Rekabentuk dan Teknologi
• Physical Education
• Civics
• Computer Sctudies
• Visual Arts
• Chinese Language
• Mandarin/French/Japanese/Korean

Upper Secondary - Science (Form 4 & 5)

• Bahasa Melayu
• English Language
• Mathematics
• History
• Pendidikan Islam
• Moral Education
• Physical Education
• Computer Science
• Physics
• Chemistry
• Biology
• Additional Mathematics
• Principles of Accounts
• Chinese Language
• Mandarin/French/Japanese/Korean

Upper Secondary - Arts (Form 4 & 5)

• Bahasa Melayu
• English Language
• Mathematics
• Science
• History
• Pendidikan Islam
• Moral Education
• Commerce/Business
• Economics
• Additional Mathematics
• Principles of Accounts
• Visual Arts
• Chinese Language
• Mandarin/French/Japanese/Korean

IGCSE Examination

Qualified Sri Bestari Private Schools Form 5 students are encourage to sit for IGCSE examinations as an additional certification for them to embark on tertiary education.

IGCSE is the abbreviation of International General Certificate of Secondary Education. It is world most popular international certification for end of secondary school, before one proceeds to Advanced Level (A-Level or sixth form or year 12&13) or pre-university studies. The IGCSE curricula is often considered more similar to O-Level rather than the UK national curriculums GCSE. Thus, the basis of the examination is also considered more challenging and rigorous.

Many universities worldwide require a combination of Cambridge International A Levels and Cambridge IGCSEs to meet their entry requirements. For example, leading US and Canadian universities require Cambridge International AS & A Levels, but some US and Canadian colleges and universities will accept learners with five Cambridge IGCSEs at grade C or above.

AFS-Sri Bestari Intercultural (Student Exchange) Programs

AFS Intercultural Programs promote global understanding and world peace. AFS is one of the world’s largest community-based volunteer organisations dedicated to building a more just and peaceful world through international exchange for students, young adults and teachers.

Sri Bestari’s AFS intercultural program provide the perfect opportunity for student to live, study, experience another culture and embrace local lifestyle in a new country for 2, 6 or 12 months with minimum interruption to your education and without compromising obligation back at home.

AFS program is the perfect way to improve and brush off your language skills before the final years of study in secondary school of before university studies. Programs are open to Sri Bestari’s Malaysian citizen full time secondary school students between 15 and 17 years old. (Form 3 – Form 5 students).

Cambridge Checkpoint Examination

Cambridge Checkpoint tests have been designed to assess learners at the end of Cambridge . They are available in English, English as a second language, Mathematics and Science, and give valuable feedback on learners’ strengths and weaknesses before they progress to the next stage of education. The tests are marked in Cambridge and provide schools with an external international benchmark for learner performance. Each learner receives a statement of achievement and a diagnostic feedback report, giving schools detailed information and parents extra trust in the feedback they receive.

New South Wales Examination

The NSWE Examination is open to all students from primary Standard 3 through to Secondary Form 5. The subjects that are included are Mathematics, Science, English and Computer Skills. Students are not allowed to opt for individual subjects. The fee to sit for the four papers are RM250.00. The duration for each paper is 1 hour and the exam will be conducted in the morning as scheduled by NSW. Candidates will have to sit for a trial exam for each paper. The results will be announced at approximately a month after the exam dates.


Uniform Bodies

St. John’s Ambulance
Girl Guide
Girl Guide Renjer
Young Scout
Senior Scout
Kadet Remaja Sekolah


Malay Language Society
English Language Society
Chinese Lnguage Society
History & Geography
Junior Scientist
Nature Club
Creative Leisure Club
Peer Counseling Group
Interact Club
Culinary Club
International Club
Persatuan Pelajar Islam


Table Tennis


ELSA is Sri Bestari’s approach of educating students with special needs in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs. Process includes individually planned and systematically monitored arrangement of teaching procedures, adapted equipment and materials, and accessible settings.

These interventions are designed to help pupil with special needs achieve a higher level of personal self-sufficiency and confidence than may be available if the student were given access to a typical classroom education only. There are inclusive and exclusive classes offered to to special need students.