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The Importance of Physical Education in School

Sports is important in a student’s life, not only to stay healthy and to be physically fit – their importance goes beyond this. It has the ability to embed moral values such as team spirit, sportsmanship, friendliness, hard work, compassion, empathy, respect, forgiveness etc.

A Candid Q&A with Rob Reed, Our Executive Principal

Moving into the future, Asia Pacific School is excited to streamline our International and Malaysian National curricula under the guidance of the International Schools Partnership. With this in mind, we have welcomed our first Executive Principal in Mr Rob Reed. A graduate of Cambridge University, Rob’s extensive leadership experience makes him the right candidate to take us to the next level. Here is what he had to say about the potential of the APS community.

Investing Into APS For Our Children’s Future

Over the years, we’ve been proud of the excellent academic results of our students in both International and Malaysian National curricula. Because of the consistent efforts of our students and educators, we are ranked as one of the top 5 performing schools in the Petaling Utama District and are rated as a 5-Star school by the Ministry of Education (MOE). However, there is no end to getting better, so we are constantly improving our offering both inside and outside the classroom.

What’s in store for SPM candidates when school starts again?

Since the Movement Control Order (MCO) was announced, Asia Pacific School (APS) has quickly adapted to a ‘new normal’ in education delivery.
While the situation means that our students have been unable to attend regular classes for close to 3 months, data gathered during that time indicates that they have adjusted well to our new modes of learning. In fact, schools across Southeast Asia under the International Schools Partnership (ISP) have seen strong and growing effectiveness of Distance Learning measures.

5 Great Advantages Of Being Part Of The International Schools Partnership

In 2019, Asia Pacific School was acquired by the International Schools Partnership (ISP), a network of 50 schools in 15 different countries including the the USA, Canada, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, the UK, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Mexico, Costa Rica, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Malaysia.

What is Amazing Learning?

You may have heard the phrase ‘Amazing Learning’ being used around our school and you may be wondering what exactly it means.

Simply put, Amazing Learning is when children surprise themselves – and perhaps their parents and teachers too – with the levels of learning they have achieved. It’s when children realise that they have tremendously improved to a point that they previously thought impossible.

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