FAQs - Bangkok Prep

FAQs

Your Frequently Asked Questions, Answered

What curriculum does Bangkok Prep offer?

Bangkok Prep’s curriculum is built upon a framework of thorough academic rigour from the skills set out in the National Curriculum for England.

In our Primary School, we follow a thematic approach to create an exciting and engaging curriculum for our young learners. Detailed curriculum overviews can be found here.

In our Secondary School, students will receive a broad curriculum in Years 7-9. Bangkok Prep students will sit their IGCSE examinations in Year 11 which prepares them to make a choice of 3-4 A-Levels, BTEC or a combination of both in Years 12 and 13.

How do I get to school?

Information on transport options organised by the school can be found here.

What time does school start?

 
Early Years (Nursery & Reception): 7:45 AM - 2:00 PM
Primary (Year 1 - Year 6):    7:45 AM - 2:30 PM
Secondary (Year 7 - Year 13):  8:00 AM - 3:25 PM

 

What is the diversity of the student population at Bangkok Prep?

We are proud to provide an international environment and still service our important Thai community. We have nearly 50 nationalities represented at our school with 50% International and 50% Thai.

What are the qualifications of Bangkok Prep teachers?

All of our teaching staff hold UK Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent, with most coming directly from the UK. Approximately 25% hold a Master’s degree or higher.

Does Bangkok Prep offer English as an Additional Language (EAL) Support?

Yes we offer EAL support from Year 1 through Year 9.  All students applying to Bangkok Prep will undergo a standard application process which includes an assessment of English language proficiency which will inform us if additional support is needed.

How does the school communicate with parents?

Our school values easy and regular communication with our wonderful parent community. Our teachers are accessible through email and Firefly. Firefly will also be your go to source for information on school events and more. We are happy to reach out further through our school magazines (Prepazine & Constant and True) as well as our friendly social media accounts. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

What language is spoken at school and which languages are offered in the World Language Programme?

The teachers at Bangkok Prep are native English speakers and English will be used in the classroom.

Our World Language Programme in both Primary and Secondary offers:

  • Thai (Native and Non-native)
  • Spanish (Non-native)
  • French (Non-native)
  • Mandarin (Non-native)
  • Japanese (Native only)

Language Options by Year Group:

  • Year 1: World language carousel of multiple languages throughout the year
  • Years 2-6: One world language is selected 
  • Years 7-9: Two world languages are selected
  • Years 10-11: One world language is mandatory, but two are optional
  • Years 12-13: World Languages are available but optional

*Some languages are available in our ECA programme. Please check with our admissions team to see if a language you are interested in is currently available.

*As per the requirements of the Ministry of Education, all Thai students who only hold a Thai passport must study Thai as one of their world language option(s).

Does Bangkok Prep have a policy to increase school fees every school year?

Bangkok Prep's fees generally increase yearly, but we have a responsibility to our families to keep fee increases minimal, fair, and transparent. We strive to keep increases in the single digits while providing outstanding facilities and educational opportunities for our students.

Our Campuses

Primary Campus

Bangkok Prep Primary Campus
23 Sukhumvit 53, Vadhana
Bangkok, 10110

Secondary Campus

Bangkok Prep Secondary Campus
77 Sukhumvit 77, Vadhana
Bangkok, 10110

02-700-5858