Guiding Statements

Uplands School is a multicultural, multiracial and multinational community whose aim it is to promote the School Motto: “Respect for Self. Respect for Others”.

Guiding Statements

The International School of Penang (Uplands) is a not-for-profit, co-educational and non-denominational day and boarding school for students aged between 4 – 18 years old.

Vision: To provide an exemplar international education in a dynamic multi-cultural environment, encouraging all school members to be active learners and engage with the local and wider community.

Mission: To be an international community that upholds the School’s values, nurturing its members to become globally minded citizens.
Motto: Respect for Self. Respect for Others.

School Values

Respect
At Uplands, we embody a culture of trust and support through empathy and an understanding of different beliefs. We celebrate the achievements, talents and efforts of our community.
Inquiry
At Uplands, we encourage all members of our community to be inquirers and embrace creativity. We are in innovative, reflective and enthusiastic life-long learners.
Collaboration
At Uplands, we engage in open-minded dialogue and active listening based on honesty, transparency and mutual respect, where every individual has something valuable to contribute. We work together to achieve common goals.
Resilience
At Uplands, we provide an environment for personal and academic challenge. We praise perseverance and the willingness to be open to new experiences.
Balance
At Uplands, we aspire to maintain intellectual, physical and emotional balance. We cultivate and incorporate mindfulness and a positive attitude in all our decisions, actions and interactions with others.
Diversity
At Uplands, we celebrate international mindedness, and embrace different perspectives. We are understanding and open minded.
Integrity
At Uplands, we expect all members of our community to be honest, principled and lead by example. We aim to create a safe and supportive environment where individuals reflect on and take responsibility for their actions in a spirit of decency and fairness.

Safe School Commitment

At Uplands, we are committed to ensuring all members of our community are provided with a safe environment, enabling them to achieve, thrive and develop. It is our stated intention to be proactive and diligent in ensuring all members of our community are kept safe from exploitation, abuse or harm.

Updated on 7 October 2017