Senior School: Middle Years

Two girls from different countries, smiling happily together. Middle Years students at Jerudong International School, Brunei.
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Challenging, vibrant and nurturing

The first three years of the Senior School at Jerudong International School are the 'Middle Years'. 
Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 are taught by Middle Years teaching specialists. They are provided with a challenging, vibrant and nurturing environment that enables each individual to flourish.

Middle Years Subjects

In Years 7 and 8, all students will study English, Mathematics, Science, Geography, History, Art, Computing, Design & Technology (Food and Nutrition, Product Design and Textiles),  a Language (Bahasa Melayu, Chinese, Malay, French or Spanish), Drama and Music. This provides students  with a solid foundation in a broad range of subjects. 

Year 9, is a preparation year for the IGCSEs which are studied in Years 10 and 11. So Year 9 students will all study English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, History and a Language (Bahasa Melayu, Chinese, Malay, French or Spanish). In addition, they will study 2 optional subjects from a range: Computing, Design & Technology: Food and Nutrition or Product Design or Textiles, Drama, Music or Art. 

The Middle Years Booklet provides great depth about life in the Middle Years. Why not also have a look at 'A Day in the Life of' which has a video with some of our Middle Years students too.

At School we don't just focus on the learning which happens in curriculum time but also the wealth of opportunities that exist beyond the classroom.
Discover what a day in our Middle Years looks like

JIS is an outstanding school, not only in terms of academic excellence but also in nurturing confident individuals that can thrive in any global environment.

KALIA YONGPARENT

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Life in the Middle Years

#1

Professional
Recording Studio

4

Air Conditioned
Sports Halls

27

State of the Art
Science Labs

4

Outstanding
Boarding Houses

750

seat Auditorium in the
Performing Arts Centre

#1

Award Winning
Outdoor Discovery Centre

2

Swimming Pools
50 metre and 25 metre

#1

Cleanest Air
in Asia

3

Black Box
Drama Spaces

8

Cutting Edge
Design and Technology Rooms

120

Acre Site
The largest in Asia

Middle Years

STUDENT

It's like you are in one big family in Middle Years.Middle YearsStudent 

Mrs. Kristen Hannappel

Parent

The extremely motivated staff are constantly finding new ways to excite the kids in their learning.Mrs. Kristen HannappelPARENT

Middle Years

Student

JIS makes us learn new things outside the classroom, this helps with our confidence and to find our own voice.Middle YearsStudent

Middle Years

Student

JIS offers many school trips. These help you learn even more than sitting in a class room because you actually experience it yourself.Middle YearsStudent

Mrs. Dani Buckingham

Parent

The opportunities that are available to the children are unparalleled.Mrs. Dani BuckinghamPARENT

Middle Years

Student

JIS pushes you out of your comfort zone, and it’s worth it! There is always a great opportunity for leadership everywhere.Middle YearsStudent

Middle Years

Student

I think that JIS is unique as we have interesting activities and events. At JIS we are all supportive to each other.Middle Years StudentBoarder

Dr. Siti Khadijah Ismail

Parent

This school celebrates cultural diversity and differences in personality which, can only foster emotional maturity and confidence in our children. Dr. Siti Khadijah IsmailParent

Middle Years

Student

There are lots of leadership opportunities.Middle Years StudentBoarder

Dr. Muppidi

Parent

At JIS, there is a balance of academic, cultural and sports. Students are exposed to so many children, teachers and staff from other countries, and various backgrounds. There is so much diversity and inclusion, ultimately shaping students to become well-adjusted global citizens.Dr. MuppidiParent

Middle Years

Student

The general standards of the school, as well as the education and activities are high.Middle Years StudentBoarder