Moving to Thailand to Apply - Bangkok Prep

Moving to Thailand to Apply

Are you Planning to Move to Thailand?

Thailand is one of the most visited countries in the world with record-breaking tourist numbers visiting from all parts of the planet to discover and explore the beauties of the ‘Land of Smiles’. Thailand receives annually nearly 30 million visitors, an impressive number that tends to increase each year. Bangkok alone welcomes half of these visitors adding to its local population and resident expatriates all of which make the Thai capital vibrant with attractions and exoticism. An impressive range of cultural activities, restaurants, and hotels are catering to this ever-growing population making Bangkok one of the most liveable cities in the world. The Thai way of life truly creates an amazing lifestyle that is unique to Bangkok, Thailand. Furthermore, Bangkok is host to many shopping malls, cafés, food festivals, and cinema allowing every age to find what they’re looking for. Families will appreciate Thailand’s tolerance and love of children. Over the years, the growing expatriate community has seen businesses focus on children and education emerge from the city jungle making it easier than ever to raise children in Bangkok.

Top 10 Reasons to Move to Bangkok

Inexpensive cost of living

This allows for an amazing lifestyle and quality of life.

Affordable spas and treatments

Travellers flock to Thailand in pursuit of pampering, luxury, and relaxation.

Great food

Thai food is delicious, cheap and you can find it everywhere at any time of the day. Fresh fruits are available all year round, they are tasty and inexpensive.

Fascinating culture and people

Thai people are kind, friendly and willing to help.

Accessible weekend gateways

It is simple and affordable to travel locally and discover the striking landscapes and cultural heritage of the country. Whether you are dreaming of exotic beaches, lush green jungles or mountain temples – Thailand has it all! What is more, it is in the middle of Asia, and attractive destinations such as Bali, Saigon, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong are only a few hours away. It is the perfect place to get your wanderlust fix.

Great choice of hotels, attractions and restaurants

The Thai capital offers a plethora of shopping options spacing from the cheap street stalls to world-class shopping malls. Bangkok is also renowned for its great selection of food from street food vendors to Michelin star restaurants, there are lots of dining options. The capital is also famous for its wide variety of traditional Thai dishes sometimes only available in Bangkok. Make sure you try all delicious specialties.

Vibrant and intrepid city life

Bangkok has a reputation for being hectic and sometimes an organized chaos which are definitely aspects that are exciting to many expatriates living in Thailand, and aspects that make the city unique in its own right. The Thai capital has a very active artist community ranging from photographers, fashion designers, architects, painters – not only exclusive to Thai nationals leaving plenty of great opportunities for foreigners to take part.

Great transportation system

Bangkok is easy to navigate. There are modern public transport systems including the Skytrain (BTS) and the underground link (MRT) which are clean, fast and comfortable. They will take you to most places, including our school. There are also cheap taxis with the fair starting at 35 baht and tuk-tuk (single ride depending on the distance and the area can cost from 40 to 200 baht).

Amazing real estate, great apartments with world class facilities

Finding accommodation in Bangkok is easy. The city offers a lot of newly built condos with extensive range of extra facilities that are usually found in 5 star hotels, like swimming pool, gym, library, internet access, concierge, 24/7 security, etc.

Cosmopolitan population

Bangkok attracts expatriates from all over the world many European and Asian communities are present. Bangkok is a cosmopolitan city and it is really easy to make new friends. For more practical information about Bangkok, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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

School Fees 2023-2024 – Download

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Application Form – Download

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2023 – 2024 School Calendar – Download

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Year Group Equivalent Information – Download

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