Bangkok Prep at a Glance - Bangkok Prep

Bangkok Prep at a Glance

Bangkok International Preparatory & Secondary School (Bangkok Prep) is one of the leading International Schools in Bangkok

Now in to its 21st year of operation.

Our programme of study is based on the National Curriculum of England, offering a quality education to students from Nursery to Year 13. We offer a rigorous I/GCSE programme to Year 10 and Year 11 students as a precursor to the Cambridge-approved A Levels available to study in Year 12 and Year 13. All graduating students at Bangkok Prep have been offered a place at the University of their choice and some of these are among the top Universities around the world, including: Cambridge University; London School of Economics (LSE), UK; Imperial College London, UK; University College London (UCL), UK; Lancaster University, UK; University of Exeter, UK; University of Bath, UK; University of Edinburgh; British Columbia (UBC), Canada; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); NYU-Poly, NY, USA; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), NY, USA; Chulalongkorn University, Seoul National University (SNU), amongst many others.

Bangkok Prep successfully gained triple accreditation from the Council of International Schools (CIS), New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA) in 2011. The school is also a member of the International Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT), Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA) and Thailand International Schools Activity Conference (TISAC) as well as the Cambridge University-approved I/GCSE and A Level examination centre.

Bangkok Prep: Primary Campus

Bangkok Prep is located at T77 a safe, secure and prime residential area of Bangkok near On Nut BTS. The Primary Campus offers state-of-the-art facilities comprising an indoor sports complex with dance and drama studios, and a regulation size multipurpose indoor sports hall along with a 25-meter outdoor swimming pool. In addition, there are computer rooms, a library, several playgrounds, multipurpose artificial grass sports fields, an outdoor Early Years Foundation Stage learning centre, Recital Hall with music practice rooms and a specialist Creative Arts Centre for Music, Art, Drama and Design Technology.

Bangkok Prep: Secondary Campus

The Secondary Campus has been carefully designed to provide a safe and secure 21st century learning environment for 11- 18 year olds. It comes complete with state-of-the-art learning facilities alongside the latest security systems, 200KW solar cell technology and environmentally friendly systems to support our Green Flag status. The new Secondary Campus offers great opportunities for student learning through technologically advanced classrooms, ‘break-out’ learning spaces and Sixth Form study areas. Full scale musical and theatrical productions take place in a new 400+ seat theatre or the smaller ‘black box’ drama facility with professional lighting and sound equipment. In line with our goal of developing high achieving yet well-balanced students, our new campus provides Bangkok Prep students with a wide range of facilities to support their well-being. The new campus offers a FIFA regulation Football pitch that also has a four lane running track on its rapid draining astroturf. The Olympic sized 50m x 25m swimming pool has the latest in touchpad technology with raised and shaded seating to accommodate spectators’ at large events. The indoor Sports Hall can accommodate two fixtures with its double court-spacing and supports basketball, badminton, volleyball and netball. The Fitness Centre, Dance and Gymnastic studios add to the breadth on offer.

Bangkok Prep - Secondary Campus Located in T77 near BTS Onnut.

Bangkok Prep provides an education where students can prepare for life and realise their full potential through a stimulating and challenging international learning community. We aspire to an appreciation of cultural diversity and a willingness to embrace social and personal responsibility. Our school creates a warm, caring, supportive environment that is the Bangkok Prep community. The student-teacher ratio is excellent with the average class size of 22 students. This highlights a nurturing learning experience for our students. Our fully qualified teaching team is here to make sure that the students are happy and progressing well at Bangkok Prep. The school is very proud of its international approach to education. Fifty nationalities are represented in our school and we celebrate our cultural diversity. Students will develop their own sense of identity whilst recognising and empathising with other cultures, traditions and beliefs. With enrolment now approaching 1600 students, everyone is well-connected with strong friendships across different year levels and cultures. Bangkok Prep students are intellectually stimulated, cheerful, motivated and hard-working.

The students’ lives also extend beyond the academic day with extramural sport competitions with other schools, sports coaching programmes, tutoring clubs and an extensive, exciting after school activities programme – with over 100 clubs such as debating society, orchestra training, tennis, badminton club, chess club, phonics, and much more. We have an active student council and after school activities that have a community service focus to them. The residential trips and a number of the field trips organised across the school are also linked into environmental and community service programmes. We have a very committed, close-knit and valued parents association called ‘Friends of Bangkok Prep’ (FOBP), who regularly become involved with the school on a variety of occasions throughout the year. FOBP organise coffee mornings for parents, support special days and get involved in many international events. This is a good opportunity to meet up with parents, build social ties and discuss ideas that you have for the school.

Welcome to our school - we hope that you become a part of the Bangkok Prep community.

Our Campus

BANGKOK PREP ADDRESS

77 SUKHUMVIT 77, VADHANA
BANGKOK, 10110

77 สุขุมวิท 77 วัฒนา
กรุงเทพมหานคร 10110

02-700-5858

Primary School

The Head of Primary at Bangkok Prep emphasizes the importance of primary education in shaping students’ lives academically and socially. The school aims to prepare global citizens capable of facing life’s challenges in an ever-changing world. With a dedicated team of educators, Bangkok Prep sets high standards, encouraging students to dream big and work hard towards their goals.

Aligned with the National Curriculum of England and Wales, the school’s curriculum is adapted to reflect Thai culture and society. Teaching follows an innovative thematic approach, integrating real-life contexts with academic rigor to develop well-rounded individuals. Learning is personalized to cater to diverse abilities and talents, fostering mutual respect, trust, and inclusivity.

Bangkok Prep’s primary curriculum extends beyond statutory requirements, focusing on engaging cross-curricular themes to facilitate high-quality learning. Emphasizing active and interactive learning experiences, the curriculum encourages exploration, questioning, and collaboration. The school aims to nurture students’ curiosity, helping them discover lifelong passions and talents while preparing them for a fulfilling future.

Admissions Procedure

When choosing Bangkok Prep for your child, you’re welcomed into the school family, ensuring a warm and supportive environment. The admissions process begins with completing a brief enquiry form, followed by an invitation for an introductory visit and tour. Conveniently located on Sukhumvit 77, Bangkok Prep offers both Primary and Secondary campuses. Upon deciding on Bangkok Prep, applicants submit their application form and required documents. Assessment sessions are then scheduled based on the applicant’s year level, ranging from 30 minutes to 3 hours. The assessment includes various activities and tests tailored to different age groups. After assessment, the admissions team evaluates the application and notifies the family of the decision within 1-2 weeks. Successful applicants receive a formal offer letter and an invoice for initial fees, including placement, security, and registration fees, which must be paid within the specified timeframe to secure the child’s place.

Early Years

At Bangkok Prep, the Early Years curriculum follows the Early Years Foundation Stage framework of England, emphasizing thematic topics and child-led learning for a stimulating and enjoyable school experience. It nurtures learning through play and focuses on developing concepts, skills, and positive attitudes across various areas including personal, social, emotional, communication, language, physical, literacy, mathematics, understanding of the world, and expressive arts and design. The curriculum prioritizes individualized learning, ensuring continuous progress while maintaining confidence and a can-do attitude. Specialist sessions in Thai language and culture, music, library, physical education, and swimming further enhance learning opportunities. Supervised by native English teachers and Thai-speaking teaching assistants, children immerse in language acquisition through the immersion method, preparing them for the international community. The Early Years program prioritizes outdoor learning environments, valuing them as essential for children’s wellbeing and development. It serves as ideal preparation for the transition into primary school and provides resources for parents on the Foundation Years website.

Secondary School

Bangkok Prep prides itself on being a distinct international secondary school in Bangkok, prioritizing student needs and providing a stimulating learning environment. Central to this is the pastoral system, where each student is assigned to a tutor group led by a Form Tutor, ensuring personalized care and support. The curriculum evolves to meet students’ changing needs, offering a core curriculum supplemented by option subjects as students mature. Key Stage 3 (Years 7-9) focuses on a broad curriculum adapted from the English National Curriculum, fostering personal growth. In Key Stage 4 (Years 10-11), students choose option subjects alongside a core curriculum, culminating in IGCSE examinations. Key Stage 5 (Years 12-13) sees students specialize in Advanced Level courses while also engaging in a core curriculum and receiving support for university applications. Bangkok Prep fosters a warm, inclusive community and actively participates in regional competitions and events. The school encourages student involvement and leadership, ensuring a thriving learning environment. Contact information is provided for further inquiries.

School Fees

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