School Fees

Education is an investment in your child’s future. Uplands is here to help you navigate the financial and application process and to answer any questions you may have about paying for your child’s education.

Schedule of Fees for Academic Year 2020/2021

Fees/deposits/deadlines are subject to revision without notice. The amounts shown in this document represent fees/deposits as currently approved. However, all fees/deposits are subject to change, may be adjusted at a future date.

On Joining the School:

There are four different one-time charges to be paid on joining any year-group. All fees quoted are per child attending the school.

APPLICATION FEE (Non - refundable) due with application.RM800
THE I.S.P SCHOOL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP FEE
(membership applicable to one parent only).
RM1,000
ENTRANCE FEE (non-refundable)RM7,000
ENROLMENT DEPOSIT (Refundable) against breakage or loss of propertyRM5000

Tuition Fees:

Tuition Fees are invoiced twice yearly to fund teaching costs. School fees are due in the month of August 2020 and December 2020.

Year Group1st Billing (RM)
17th August 2020
2nd Billing (RM)
28th December 2020
Reception16,70016,700
Year 117,70017,700
Year 2 to 418,64518,645
Year 5 to 622,14522,145
Year 7 to 1127,29527,295
Years 12 to 13
(IB Diploma)
27,94027,940

Schedule of Fees PDF Downloads

All fees must be paid in full before a student can attend the school. The School has the right to refuse admission of a child to classes if payment has not been made. There will be no refund of tuition fees in part or in whole.

1st fee payment must be received by 17th August 2020. Payment received by 10th August 2020 will be entitled to early-payment discounts.

2nd fee payment must be received by 28th December 2020. Payment received by 21st December 2020 will be entitled to early-payment discounts.

Families with more than two children in the School at the same time are entitled to a reduction of  10% on the Tuition Fees for the second child, and 20% on the third or subsequent children.

1st Billing Payment of Tuition Fees will attract a one-off 5% reduction in tuition fees in accordance with the Board decision dated 5 May 2020.

School Development Fund

There is an annual charge of RM1,200.00 per student, payable to the school development fund.

Other Fees and Charges

  1. Personal Accident Insurance – compulsory for all students (currently RM40 / year for each child).
  2. Public Examination Fees Including IGCSE and IB Examinations – payable for external examinations in Years 11 and 13 and determined by the level of charges of each examination board.
  3. Textbooks – the cost of English Literature Examination Texts are billed to students (Years 10 & 11).
  4. IB Courses (Years 12 and 13) – students are charged for unreturned textbooks.
  5. Uplands Parent Teacher Association – RM80 yearly membership fee.
  6. Library Fines – students who fail to return books within the appropriate time may be fined. Students will also be billed for damaged or lost books and other resources borrowed from the Library.
  7. Additional Administrative Fees – for non-routine administrative tasks requested from the School.
    (E.g. school trips, the issuance of school leaving certificates and academic reports)
  8. School Trips, Activities – billed according to cost.

Making Payment

Payment can be made by:

  • CHEQUE made payable to : ‘THE I.S.P. SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION
  • BANK DRAFT made payable to : ‘THE I.S.P. SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION
  • TT TRANSFER Account Holder : ‘THE I.S.P. SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION
    Account Number : 371 087438 001
    Bank & Address : HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad
    No. 1 Downing Street Branch, 10300 Penang.
    Swift Code : hbmbmykl

“Once payment has been made, please send the bank-in slip or bank payment advice or on-line transfer slip to Finance via fax:  04-8819788 or email to:  finance@uplands.org in order for us to identify your payment.  All payments must be made in Malaysian Ringgit, and all bank charges are the responsibility of the paying authority.”

Withdrawing a Student from School / Boarding

When a student will be leaving School/ Boarding, prior notice, in writing, giving the date of leaving must be given to the Admissions Office via email at admissions@uplands.org or filling up the online withdrawal notice form here.

Form must be filled in and received by the following dates for non-returning students :

  • 23rd October 2020 for students not returning in 4th January 2021
  • 10th February 2021 for students not returning in 12th April 2021
  • 20th May 2021  for students not returning in August 2021

The School will send you an acknowledgment once we receive your notice of withdrawal. If you do not
hear from us within three days of your submission of withdrawal notice, please contact the Admissions
Office on extension 106.

Updated on 1 June 2020