Bangkok Prep – Term 3 - Bangkok Prep

Bangkok Prep – Term 3

Friday 11th June 2021

Dear Students, Parents and Guardians

 

RE: Bangkok Prep – Term 3

Yesterday evening, we were directed by the CCSA to ‘continue with online, on air and on demand learning’. As a result of this announcement, we will not be allowed to reopen the school campuses to staff and students on Monday 14th June. We are all hoping that the situation improves in the near future and the students can return to school as soon and as safely as possible. I would like to reassure you that, as always, our number one priority is to keep the Bangkok Prep Community safe.

Therefore, with the safety of the children and staff in mind, we must continue with our Enhanced Online Learning until it is safe to have our children and staff back on our campuses. To that end, the Bangkok Prep campuses will remain closed for the reminder of Term 3, June 30th 2021.

As you may be aware, we have planned a series of exciting Supplementary Sessions which are designed to consolidate, review and refine the academic skills of our students. In addition, our students will have the opportunity to take part in a wide range of sporting activities. These Supplementary Sessions will be unique to Bangkok Prep. This exclusive programme will take place on our campuses and will only be available ‘free of charge’ for registered students (Reception to Year 13). Please see an outline of the Supplementary Programme in the table below:

Week Dates Supplementary Sessions
1

Monday 9th August to Friday 13th August

(Except Thursday 12th August – due to Mother’s Day)

Variety of Sports Activities on both Campuses
2 Monday 23rd August to Friday 27th August

Variety of Sports Activities on both Campuses.

A variety of curriculum sessions:

Primary     2:30pm – 3:25pm

Secondary 3:30pm – 4:15pm

3 Monday 30th August to Friday 3rd September

Variety of Sports Activities on both Campuses.

A variety of curriculum sessions:

Primary     2:30pm – 3:25pm

Secondary 3:30pm – 4:15pm

4 Monday 6th September Bangkok ECA Programme begins
Details may change according to the situation

 

Once we are clear as to when we are allowed to have children back in school, we will share more details about activities and the ‘sign up’ procedures for these supplementary sessions (via CHQ).

As you are aware, the issuing of vaccines around the world, especially in Thailand, has made great progress. This means that we should be able to confidently open our school, as planned, for all students on Thursday 19th August. We are all very much looking forward to welcoming everyone, safe and well for the next academic year.

Please also be reassured that our fantastic Bangkok Prep maintenance and cleaning teams will continue to ensure that both campuses are sanitised, disinfected and fully prepared for a safe return to school. Our priority will always be the protection of the health and safety of our Bangkok Prep community and the wider society. As always, I will update you on any developments in the current situation if necessary by SMS, social media and email.

The letter concerning individual fees, which was due to be issued today, will now be sent next week as we need to include the credit adjustments up to the end of Term 3.

We remain very confident that 2021 – 2022 will be a great year in which your children can continue to flourish and achieve their potential at Bangkok Prep. Thank you for your continuing resilience, fortitude and support during these extremely difficult times.

 

Yours faithfully

Duncan Stonehouse

Head of School

 

 

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

Click on ‘download’ to view each admission form below. Please complete these forms and return them to the school.

Application Form – Download

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2023 – 2024 School Calendar – Download

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Year Group Equivalent Information – Download

Withdrawal Request Form – Download