Learning at Woodlands

Woodlands International School provides a supportive and nurturing learning environment that encourages practical, hands-on, real-life and relevant learning experiences where students can invest their talents positively and become passionate as regards the subject material in which they immerse themselves.

The combined attributes of the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC), International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and Cambridge (CIE) facilitate students to study a wide breadth of subject material in as great a depth as their intellect and passion can enable. The teachers at Woodlands are highly experienced, nurturing and understanding individuals who as well as internationally diverse are caring, creative and dynamic in their outlook and teaching styles.

As such they are highly dedicated to their students and the families of Woodlands, whilst also being part of a supportive and happy school community with a real sense of family at its core.


Vision, Mission, Core Values Statements

  • The Winning Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Values and Leadership with Humility
  • Vision Statement - A dynamic learning community that nurtures students with a global outlook and Godly character.
  • Mission Statement - To nurture creative thinkers, lifelong learners and compassionate leaders who aspire to noble values.
  • Motto - Together We Shine!

Why Choose Woodlands?

As the only international school in the area, Woodlands International School provides a nurturing and wholesome learning environment where students can hone, develop and apply their talents and skills in a supportive and understanding framework, where ideas, opinions and creativity is valued.

As well as running the IEYC and IPC at the Early Years levels, Woodlands is an accredited Cambridge centre and as such we run the full Cambridge Programme at Primary, Lower Secondary, IGCSE and A Level as pre-university entry. At Woodlands we nurture the whole child, encouraging our students to be independent, articulate and globally aware and there is a firm expectation for our students to make a difference within their community and to invest their values and talents wisely.

At Woodlands, wholesome values and positive character traits are highly valued and nurtured through early morning devotion and assemblies, enabling our students to be guided into being highly productive and invested young adults within the wider community as well as further afield.


Our Aspiration and Philosophy Statements

Our Aspiration

Woodlands International School seeks to establish itself as the provider of a high quality, internationally recognised and ‘value added’ educational programme; using a variety of innovative teaching strategies and best practice in a holistic, interactive and child centred approach; where every student is valued and given the opportunity to aspire to achieve their full potential in all spheres of life.

Our Philosophy

Our aim at Woodlands International School is to prepare our students for life in a rapidly changing global community. We encourage our students to be inquiring, knowledgeable and empathetic, showing respect for all people and communities. We respect equality and diversity and encourage team-work and school spirit. We provide a secure, nurturing and stimulating learning environment and an inquiry-based curriculum using the Cambridge and IPC programmes which are delivered in an engaging, flexible, creative and challenging way promoting a philosophy of education for all, whilst building character and preparing our students to become responsible and confident global citizens. The Woodlands International School experience inspires its learners to develop a sense of pride and commitment to making a difference. A transparent and reflective partnership between students, teachers, family and community is fundamental to our goal.

We believe in the importance of:

  • Innovation: Encouraging creative problem-solving and confident adaptation to change.
  • Respect: Fostering empathy and integrity to nurture a caring responsibility within a diverse global community.
  • Engagement: Challenging and inspiring understanding through active curiosity and individual involvement in learning.
  • Relevance: Accessing and discerning real life connections between intellectual experience and the changing world.

With these ideas we aim to develop innovative, principled, and insightful leaders who are ready to engage with and make a positive contribution both in Malaysia and internationally.

Contact Us

No.1 Jalan Teku 96000 Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia

Office Hours:
7:30am - 4:30pm
Monday to Friday excluding public holidays

084-239761 / 016-8893513