Elc International School
|elc International School|
|Motto||Learn to aspire|
elc International School started as elc Secondary School in 1987 with five students and six teachers including the Principal. Three of these were the children of the founders namely Dr. and Mrs. Kaloo and Dr and Mrs. Ghazalli.
The School was registered as a Secondary School, under the terms of the Education Act 1961, to prepare qualified children for the GCE 'O' Levels in May 1989. In June 1992, the school was given permission to add a Primary Division to the established Secondary Division. elc maintained two sites within the Taman Tun Dr. Ismail area, one for the Primary Division and another for the Secondary Division.
By 1995 a decision was made to bring both Primary and Secondary onto one site and in January 1997 elc relocated to its new campus in Sungai Buloh, Selangor. The official opening of the new school building and its grounds was performed by the then Minister of Education YB Dato’ Sri Mohd. Najib bin Tun Hj. Abdul Razak on March 7, 1998.
Students from Year 3-9 take subjects including Maths, English, Combined Science, Art, History, Geography, ICT, Music, Textile, Community Projects, Eco Education, and a choice between Malay, Chinese, French or Spanish
Beginning in Year 10, students pick their own subjects although they must include English and Maths. This is done in accordance with the 'O' level examinations. Available subjects include Accounting, Additional Mathematics, Art, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, English Literature, French, Geography, History, Malay, Physical Education, Physics, Music, and Pure Maths. As of 2007, the school changed the examination board to Cambridge from Edexcel.
The Principal is Ms. Kothai for Cyberjaya campus.
The elc community has taken part in the 2007 Relay For Life Walk-athon, Cancer Awareness Week, 30 Hour Famine, Reading Week, the Terry Fox Run and many other events. elc is a keen supporter of Cancer Awareness Week as well. As of 2015 elc has raised over RM30,000. In 2015 to 2016, elc will be supporting a Breast Cancer association .
In 2008, elc celebrated its 20th year as a school and its 10th year in its present location in Sungai Buloh. To celebrate this occasion the school held a Charity Carnival and raised just over RM 71,000 for Hospis Malaysia, the Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers (MYCAT) and the Angkor Association for the Disabled.