Christmas Concert 2019 - Bangkok Prep

Christmas Concert 2019

On Wednesday 11th December, the Primary Orchestra and the KS2 Primary Choir joined forces with the Secondary musicians and drama students to perform at the 2019 Christmas Concert, held in the T77 Auditorium!!

The concert opened with the KS2 Primary Choir singing a beautiful ballad called Winter Carol, directed by Miss Frisbie and accompanied by Ms Hardwick, Head of Secondary Music. The choir then sang a rousing, energetic song called African Noel, which featured choir members playing bass borduns, xylophone, tubano, maracas and claves, and featuring solo singer Kano Shimizu, all accompanied by Miss Frisbie and directed by Ms Morgan.

The Primary Orchestra took to the stage and performed two pieces: first, the Waltz of the Flowers by Tchaikovsky, then the Hungarian Dance No. 5, by Brahms, both of which were directed by Miss Frisbie.

Secondary students then took to the stage to further entertain the captive onlookers. The Years 10 & 11 Drama students presented two lively recitations: Talking Turkeys and The Night Before Christmas. The Secondary School Vocal Ensemble then sang a hauntingly beautiful medley of songs: “Freedom, Wade in the Water and Christmas Canon”. A brave group of 60+ Year 9 students, as well as the Vocal Ensemble students, then graced the stage with an energetic performance of “Last Christmas“. “Latin Jingle Bells” was the chosen piece for the newly formed Year 8 Instrumental Booster programme demonstrating clarinets, flutes, trumpets and trombones to a delighted crowd who were very understanding of the challenges of controlling instrument sounds when you are just a beginner. Next, an up and coming new boyband then stole the stage with a rendition of Justin Bieber’s “Mistletoe” – some lovely harmony work was on display here too! And to end the exciting Secondary School segment of the concert, “Untamed” rocked the auditorium with their version of “Run Run Rudolf”.

Fantastic effort from all of the Primary and Secondary School performers and of course a big shout out to the supporting staff – Mr O’Shea and Mrs Hurst (Drama), Mr Zam (Brass teacher), Mr Watters (Music), Miss Hardwick (Music), Mr Dally (Backstage), Mr Morton (Backstage), plus the Stage, Sound and Lighting team of Khun Bank, Khun Eddy, Khun Wit, Magnum, TT and Mrs Ahl. All performers in both Primary and Secondary then united on the stage to joyfully sing the classic Feliz Navidad. The concert delighted their audience! Well done everyone and Merry Christmas to all!

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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