King Henry VIII College
About King Henry VIII College
In 2016, as Christ College Brecon commemorated the 475th Anniversary of its founding, the school signed an agreement with DBH Holdings of Malaysia to set up its first international school.
King Henry VIII College will be a fully-fledged sister school to Christ College, and replicate its structure, ethos, and achievements. Christ College Brecon is a historic co-educational independent day and boarding school set in the Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales.
King Henry VIII College is to be based in the modern, global tech hub of Cyberjaya - a rapidly-developing planned township, mid-way between Kuala Lumpur City Centre and KL International Airport. Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia and its largest city, with an estimated population of 1.7 million.
There is a great sense of achievement in bringing such extensive scholastic history, experience, and academic excellence to Malaysia. The College aims to provide an outstanding education based on traditional values of tolerance and mutual respect, supported by sector-leading boarding and pastoral care, outstanding teaching, and a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities.
The curriculum at KH8 will be of British inspiration, modelled on that at Christ College. Course teaching will cover a modern subject selection, and pupils will sit Cambridge International IGCSE’s and AS/A levels, preparing them to go on to study at top universities world-wide.
The College is named for the founder of Christ College, the 16th century monarch, known as one of the most influential figures in British history, having six spouses over the course of his lifetime, and playing a fundamental role in the founding of the Church of England.
Simon A Spencer