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Bayan Lepas Branch, Penang

Cherie Hearts International Preschool & Kindergarten:
Bayan Lepas Branch

Cherie Hearts Bayan Lepas is located within the city of George Town. In the mid 1970’s this new township was created, and has since become a major suburb of a greater Penang metropolitan area. Thus make Cherie Hearts Bayan Lepas a popular choice among parents who wants to send their children for infant care, childcare, preschool or kindergarten in the area.

Cherie Hearts Malaysia has been successfully operating for the past 10 years since 2009. Throughout these wonderful years, Cherie Hearts have won the best Childcare and Preschool awards in Malaysia for 2 consecutive years in 2015 & 2016 among many other awards and recognitions by the industry and the government.

Cherie Hearts Bayan Lepas has a very generous space and play facilities. Besides a huge indoor playground the centre is furnished with a spacious library fully stocked with children’s books to encourage and cultivate a good reading habit.

Our operating hours are from 7:30am to 7:00pm on all working days and we are open from 9:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday for enquiries and visits. Presently, the school sits on a 4,500 Square Feet space, and it offers a whole host of services to cater to the varying needs of parents and children. Our programme caters from Infant from 2 months old up to Kindergarten 2 for children aged 6 in preparation of going to main stream primary school or elementary grade international school.

The following are the programmes available at Cherie Hearts.

1) Infant Care – 2 months old to 17 months old
2) Playgroup 1 – 18 months old to 2 years old
3) Playgroup 2 – 3 years old
4) Nursery – 4 years old
5) Kindergarten 1 – 5 years old
6) Kindergarten 2 – 6 years old

Apart from the mainstream childcare and preschool levels, Cherie Hearts Bayan Lepas also provides the following programmes :-

1) Student care – 7 years old to 12 years old
2) Emergency care
3) Flexi care on customised hours
4) Enrichment programmes

We welcome you to visit us and discover how our unique curriculum can benefit your child.
We’d love to hear from you! Contact Cherie Hearts Bayan Lepas today at 04-6386 3000. We will be at your service and assistance at any time convenient to you.

For more information on Cherie Hearts, visit our website at www.cheriehearts.com.my

Please refer to the google map link to our precise address and location of Cherie Hearts Bayan Lepas for your convenience of finding us.

Things about Bayan Lepas, Penang that You Should Know

Bayan Lepas is within George Town, in the Malaysian state of Penang. It is based in Southwest Penang Island District, around the southeastern tip of Penang Island.

The township was founded in the 19th century and is now the home of eponymous Free Industrial Zone and Penang International Airport. Some multinational companies dealing with electronic and engineering firms have set their plants in the town. Some of the companies are Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Motorola, Bosch, and Intel.

Bayan Lepas is believed to have been named after one rich Sumatran family that significantly contributed to the growth of the town. Upon coming ashore, the family’s pet parakeet escaped, explaining the name Bayan Lepas, meaning ‘escaped parakeet’ in Malay.

Demographics

The mukim of Bayan Lepas includes Bayan Lepas and neighborhoods such as Sungai Ara, Batu Maung, and Bayan Baru. The 2010 National Census carried out by Malaysia’s Department of Statistics showed that the population of the mukim was 122,654. Bayan Lepas is, therefore, the largest Southwest Penang Island District, with a majority of the district’s population.

47% of Bayan Lepas’s population was formed by Ethnic Malays, closely followed by Chinese who were 37%, 8% of Indians and the other 7% comprising of foreigners.

Economy

Manufacturing

The electronics and engineering sectors have been the stronghold of the town. Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone has developed to the ‘Silicon Valley of the East.’ Motorola was the first multinational firm to set up their plant in Bayan Lepas, and others followed.

As a result of the multinational companies, the town has benefited from foreign direct investment (FDI).  In 2015, Penang attracted RM4.5 billion worth from the latter, with the highest funds going to the manufacturing sector. The Free Industrial Zone has helped develop the manufacturing sector which is currently making 44.6% of Penang’s total Gross Domestic Product as per 2016.

Service outsourcing

In current years, the Penang state government has provided funds to develop Bayan Baru to a Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO) hub. The investments include Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC)-status infrastructure, a good example being SUNTECH Tower and One Precinct. Other multinational companies such as Zurich Insurance, Keyence and Celestica are also setting business outsourcing centers.

Agriculture

The nearby neighborhood of Batu Maung is a fisheries center. It has a deepwater fishing port and a headquarters of WorldFish Center, a global non-profit fisheries research organization and Malaysia’s Fisheries Development Authority’s Fisheries Research Institute.

Transportation

Air

The Penang International Airport is the busiest airports in Malaysia. It is the major airport in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia. It is the oldest civilians’ airport. It was completed back in 1935 when Penang was part of the British crown colony.

The proximity of Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone allows easy transportation of products to and from the industries. It also connects Penang with major cities such as Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore, Jakarta, Bangkok, Guangzhou, Doha, and Ho Chi Minh City.

Land

Bayan Lepas is connected to the Malay Peninsula through the Second Penang Bridge, which connects Batu Maung on Penang Island with Batu Kawan in Seberang Perai.

Rapid Penang bus routes 308, 302, 401 and 401E has stops within Bayan Lepas proper. Routes 102, 306, 401 and 401E serve Penang International Airport.

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