Bringing Educational Excellence Across Tropicana Townships
At Tropicana, we have always been working in sync with the pulse of the local communities and Tropicana home owners. Building a school is a sign of our commitment in not just creating harmonious partnerships for the benefit of our customers but ultimately, to also create an ideal and vibrant township that are strategic and holistic in nature. We aim to deliver educational excellence across our townships, which makes them integrated in every way possible.
Going forward, Tropicana plans to build a school in each of its townships.
St Joseph Institution International Malaysia at Tropicana Indah Resort Homes
St Joseph’s Institution International School Malaysia (“SJII Malaysia") is a brother school of the esteemed St Joseph’s Institution and SJI International in Singapore. Founded in 1852, St. Joseph's Institution is the 3rd oldest secondary school in Singapore.
Located in the heart of Tropicana Indah Resort Homes, next to the prestigious Tropicana Golf & Country Resort, SJII Malaysia provides Lasallian holistic education for 3 to 18 year olds. It offers International Primary Curriculum, Singapore Math and a strong Mandarin Programme as well as the International General Certificate of Secondary Education and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (“IBDP”). The IBDP is widely recognised as one of the world’s most challenging educational programmes. It is a rigorous and exciting two-year educational programme which gives students the opportunity to gain access to the best universities in the world.
Under the Shareholders Agreement signed on 2014, Tropicana undertook to build SJII Malaysia complete with world-class facilities on a 6-acre plot of land with a built-up area of approximately 333,000 sq ft. The school is operated by Lasallian Asian Partnerships for International Schools (“LAPIS”) and able to accommodate up to 1,500 local and international students. Construction was completed on March 2016, with the first intake expected in August 2016.
The Tropicana PJ campus will offer wide-ranging facilities such as indoor sports hall, swimming pool, auditorium / performing arts centre, separate elementary & high school library, soccer field, tennis court and nurses station. To ensure a safe environment for the students, the school will also be equipped with campus-wide security system. For more information of SJII Malaysia, visit www.sji-international.edu.my
GEMS International School at Tropicana Metropark
January 2015 marked another milestone for Tropicana Group. Staying true to its mission to bring educational excellence in each of its townships, Tropicana has entered into an agreement with renowned global educational group GEMS Education to develop a school campus in the 88-acre integrated Tropicana Metropark in Subang Jaya.
Under the agreement, Tropicana undertakes to build an international school campus complete with world-class facilities on a 5-acre plot of land with a built-up area of approximately 229,000 sq ft within the Tropicana Metropark development. The school will be operated by GEMS Education upon completion in 2017, with the first intake expected in September 2017. The school will be able to accommodate up to 2,400 local and international students aged 3 to 18. The school will prepare students for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education, AS and A Level examinations of the Cambridge International Examinations. It will offer a hybrid international and Malaysian curriculum including Bahasa Melayu, Islamic/Moral Studies, History, Art and Design, Music and Drama in a Malaysian context to strengthen roots in Malaysian values, culture and development. GEMS will also offers International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.
Founded in 2000, GEMS Education focuses on advancing education for primary and secondary students hailing from over 150 nationalities across 19 countries – from the Middle East, North America and Europe to Asia and Africa. The Tropicana and GEMS Education cooperation is expected to see the creation of a world-class international school competitive with some of the world’s best schools. For more information, please log on to www.gemseducation.com
TENBY International School at Tropicana Aman
On April 2015, Tropicana added another feather to its cap by entering into a conditional agreement with Tenby Schools to develop an international school campus within the heart of its latest 863-acre self-contained Tropicana Aman township development at Shah Alam, Selangor.
Under the agreement, Tropicana undertakes to build a 10-acre international school campus with a built-up area of approximately 225,000 square feet that can accommodate up to 1,800 local and international students. Known as Tenby International School, the school is expected to have its first intake in September 2018, offering international student-oriented programmes for students aged from 3 to 18 years old, including International Primary Curriculum, National Curriculum for England, IGCSEs and A-Level programmes.
Established in 2007, Tenby Schools is a rapidly expanding group of international and Malaysian private schools in Malaysia. Having started in Ipoh, Perak there are now also Tenby Schools in Penang, Shah Alam, Sarawak and Johor. All Tenby Schools campuses are housed in purposed-built modern facilities to meet the needs for learning and teaching in the 21st century.
The collaboration between Tropicana and Tenby Schools is expected to benefit the local community within Tropicana Aman, Kota Kemuning and Shah Alam as it provides access to quality international education at affordable fees. For more information, please log on to www.tenby.edu.my