SMK Bakar Arang

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SMK Bakar Arang
Towards Excellence
Kuala Muda Yan
Sungai Petani, Kedah
Coordinates 5°37'41.9"N 100°28'24.5"E
Type Public Secondary School
Established 1 January 2003
Founder Puan Sofiah Bt. Datuk Hajah Abu Bakar
Status Open
School district Kuala Muda Yan
Category Malaysia Secondary School
Session Morning and Evening (F1)
School code KEA3117
Principal Pn. Hajah Nor'ani bt. Abdullah
Grades Peralihan / Form 1 - Form 5
Gender All
Enrolment 1544 (2015)
Medium of language Mostly Malay
Yearbook SEMEKAR

Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bakar Arang (SMK Bakar Arang) is a public Malay secondary school located in Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia established in 2003.

In 2014, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bakar Arang contains 897 male students and 687 female student, in total as 1584 students. There is 111 teachers teaching in the school.


Vision and Mission[edit]

Vision: "SMK Bakar Arang will become the best school in Kedah Darul Aman."


  • Strengthening school management in all subjects efficiently.
  • Enhances instructors to be more competent in all aspects.
  • To produce students who excel in academics and co-curricular activities.
  • Foster the noble character and self-esteem of students.
  • Establishing a secure infrastructure and cheerful.
  • To forge smart partnerships with external parties. (PTA, Parents, Community and NGOs [Non-Government Organisation])

Student Vow[edit]

We the student of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bakar Arang promise, That we will study wholeheartedly until we gain victorious in our study; Being submissive of all the rules in school; Thinking positive; Give honor and respect to parents, teachers and everyone who is older; And we will definitely gain our victory

Culture of School[edit]

  • Disciplined
  • Conducive
  • Caring
  • Knowledge
  • Punctual
  • Respect each other
  • Motivated

Meaning of The Icon[edit]

Moon: Symbol of Islam as the core to produce knowledgeable, skilled and believes and does mobilize all of them, virtuous and prosperous based on the National Education Philosophy

MSC icon: Supports ICT as one of the flagships MSC in developing future education

Atom: Always emphasize science as an important learning subject

Book: Continuous learning system with science, technology and ICT

Blue: The close relationship of all SMKBA members and the local community

Red: Work diligently on all sector

Yellow: Loyalty to king and country and obeying the law

Vow of Students[edit]

We the students of SMK Bakar Arang vowed, will study hard until succeeded in our studies, follow all the school rules, have a positive attitude, respect our parents, teachers and the elders and we will certainly succeed.

Administration of School[edit]

Tapak Perhimpunan SMKBA in 2015

School Principals[edit]

No. Name Took Office Left Office
1 Puan Sofiah bt Datuk Haji Abu Bakar 2003 March 2005
2 Tn Haji Ismail b Shaidan April 2005 July 2006
3 Tn Haji Saad b Mat Isa August 2006 November 2008
4 Pn Rosnah bt Ismail December 2006 October 2009
5 En Rosly b Ahmad December 2009 July 2011
6 Tn Haji Abdul Ghani b Haron August 2011 November 2011
7 Pn Hajah Nor'Ani bt Abdullah December 2012

Vice Principal[edit]

SMK Bakar Arang Field, the buildings in the right are SK Bakar Arang.
  • Administration: Pn Hajah Romlah bt Din
  • Students Affairs: Pn May Khor Guat Sim
  • Co-curriculum: Pn Hajah Hartini bt Abdul Rahman
  • Afternoon session: Pn Fazilah bt Mat
  • Special education: En Zaki b Awang

Subject Supervisor[edit]

  • Language: En Zubir b Abdul Rahim
  • Humanities: En Devadass A/L Mahemadas
  • Science & Math: Pn Aun Siok Khean
  • Technical & Vocational: Pn Saloni bt Omar

Meaning of SEMEKAR[edit]

SEMEKAR stands for Setia (Loyal), Efisien (Efficent), Maju (Progressive), Cemerlang (Excellent), Kreatif (Creative), Amanah, (Trust) and Rajin (Hardworking).


SEMEKAR is the name of the yearbook for SMKBA starting from 2005.

The yearbook contains the information of SMKBA, activities, classes and creation made by the students.


For the lower secondary classes (Form 1 to Form 3), the class is specified by grades from Setia to Rajin. Three additional classes added which is Tekun (Perserving), Usaha (Effort) and Jaya (Victorious) with a total of 10 classes.

For the upper secondary classes (Form 4 and Form 5), students can pick their study region like Science and Math, Marketing etc. Starting from ST1, ST2, LK, PA Form 4, STK Form 5, SSU, PD1, PD2, MPV, PSV1 and PSV2 with a total of 10 classes.


SMK Bakar Arang has 9 uniformed bodies, 6 sports clubs and 14 clubs or society.[needs update?]

Every Monday, every students should stay in the school to participate the meeting of their sports club and club or society from 2:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.

Every Wednesday, every students was required to wear first uniform of their uniformed bodies. Then the students should stay in the school for the uniformed bodies' meeting from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

If there is any special circumstances, the meeting of the clubs will be canceled.

List of co-curriculum clubs[edit]

Uniformed bodies[edit]

Sports clubs[edit]

Clubs or Society[edit]

School Achievement[edit]

School Achievement 2006-2013
No. Achievement Tahun Anjuran
1 Anugerah Kecemerlangan Akademik Peningkatan dalam SPM dan PMR 2006 2007 PPD KMY
2 Pencapaian Cemerlang dalam PMR 2006 2007 JPN KEDAH
3 Memenangi CaIon Lonjakan Saujana (LS) PMR 2008 Sempena Perayaan Hari Guru 2009 PPD KMY
4 Pencapaian PMR 2008 Cemerlang (8A / 9A) Sempena Perayaan Hari Guru 2009 PPD KMY
5 Pencapaian Terbaik PMR 2010 Kategori Sekolah Menengah Harlan Bandar-Sempena Perayaan Hari Guru 2011 PPD KMY
6 Anugerah Terbaik Pencapaian G.P. Sekolah (GPS 2.69) PMR 2011(antara 10 sekolah) 2012 PPD KMY
7 Anugerah Pencapaian Cemerlang Terbaik SPM 2012 Kategori Sekolah Menengah Harian Bandar 2013 PPD KMY
8 Peningkatan Tertinggi Gred Purata PMR 2013 PPD KMY
9 Pencapaian Peratus Lulus PMR 2012 82.70% 2013 JPN KEDAH
10 Pencapaian Tertinggi Gred Purata PMR 2012 2013 PPD KMY
11 Pencapaian Tertinggi Bilangan Murid Memperolehi 'A' semua Mata Pelajaran untuk PMR 2012 2013 PPD KMY
12 Pencapaian Peningkatan Gred Purata Sekolah 0.22 (PMR 2012) 2013 JPN KEDAH
13 Peningkatan Calon memperoleh Semua 'A' iaitu 3.85% PMR 2012 2013 JPN KEDAH


2004 6.61
2005 6.31
2006 5.9
2007 5.03
2008 4.8
2009 4.71
2010 4.61
2011 5.05
2012 4.78
2013 4.52
2014 2.86 4.42


Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bakar Arang,
Lebuh Delima, Taman Arked,
08000 Sungai Petani, Kuala Muda Yan,
Kedah,  Malaysia.
Telephone: 604-4230 448
Fax: 604-4248 172


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 05°37′41.90″N 100°28′24.50″E / 5.6283056°N 100.4734722°E / 5.6283056; 100.4734722