Our Primary Curriculum

The Primary Curriculum

Irsyad MPAH


AIIS adopts the Cambridge International Primary Program for its academic subjects such as English, Math and Science. The Malaysian UPSR Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin are offered. For Islamic Studies and Arabic, AIIS adopts the curriculum from Al-Irsyad Singapore.

According to Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), the Cambridge International Primary Program (CIPP) “is an education programme for young learners that combines a world-class curriculum, high-quality support for teachers and integrated assessment.” The CIPP is popular with international schools in many countries.



The following CIPP primary school subjects have been adopted by AIIS:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science

AIIS follows the Malaysia’s UPSR Program for a few subjects. UPSR stands for Ujian Penilaian Sekolah Rendah (Primary School Assessment). The UPSR subjects AIIS offers are:

  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • Mandarin

Irsyad Fitrah1Al-Irsyad Singapore has produced its own curriculum and textbooks for Arabic and Islamic Studies that are used by its partners internationally.

AIIS will be adopting Al-Irsyad’s curriculum for the following subjects:

  • Arabic for Primary Schools
  • Islamic Studies for Primary Schools.





The following are therefore the subjects offered in AIIS Primary Curriculum:

  • English (CIPP) Core Subject
  • Mathematics (CIPP) Core Subject
  • Science (CIPP) Core Subject
  • Bahasa Malaysia (UPSR) Core/Elective Subject
  • Mandarin (UPSR) Elective Subject
  • Arabic (Irsyad) Elective Subject
  • Islamic Studies (Irsyad) Elective Subject