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The Prince of Wales Island International School (POWIIS) opened in 2011 and has rapidly established a local, national and international reputation as one of Malaysia’s most significant schools. Situated in the green, safe and tranquil environment of Balik Pulau. POWIIS offers a broad and balanced education based on the English National Curriculum for students aged 11-18. In September of 2019, our brand new purpose built primary school for children aged 3-11 opened in Tanjung Bungah, unquestionably the outstanding primary campus in the region. POWIIS now uniquely offers two purpose built campuses, each offering outstanding teaching and age appropriate facilities to ensure every child has a sure pathway to success.

At A Glance



nationalities represented in our school


Teaching Staff

of teaching staff are from the United Kingdom


A Level Results

A* to B grades at A Level for 2020


IGCSE Results

A* to C grades at IGCSE for 2020
POWIIS location


1 Jalan Sungai Air Putih 6, Bandar Baru Air Putih, 11000 Balik Pulau, Penang, Malaysia.

Tel: +604 868 9999
Fax: +604 868 9900

[email protected]

POWIIS Primary

88 Jalan Loh Poh Heng 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Penang, Malaysia.

Marketing/Communication Enquiries: [email protected]