MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF SCHOOL: 3RD MAY 2019 - Bangkok Prep

MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF SCHOOL: 3RD MAY 2019

School Closure

On behalf of the school, I would like to offer our esteem respect to his majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn, for his forthcoming coronation.  I would like to respectfully remind parents that the school will be closed on Monday 6th May and will reopen as usual on Tuesday 7th May.


Dear Parents and Students,

Term 3 continues to be very busy and the weather is getting slightly hotter. I am sure that you will join with me in wishing that the rain will come soon and cool us all down. As always, the final term of the academic year will continue to be very busy and our children will be taking part in a wide range of exciting learning experiences such as the colourful Joseph production, tuk tuk rides in the school car park, music recitals, science week, Primary and Secondary Graduation ceremonies and the list goes on …  Obviously, like all academic schools, the older students will be taking exams and completing course work.  Your understanding of the processes which your children are involved in, when they learn at school, is essential and to support this we have organised a wide range of parent workshops and information sessions. Please look out for the news and social media messages for more details about dates and times of these events.

FOBP Extraordinary General Meeting

I would like to remind you all that there will be an Extraordinary General Meeting which will be held on Wednesday 15th May at the Primary Auditorium at 8.15 am. Any Parent or Guardian with a child/children attending Bangkok Prep School is invited to this very important meeting. The school will provide refreshments and the current FOBP will chair the meeting.

During this meeting there will be:

  • A presentation of the FOBP Constitution
  • An explanation of the committee structure
  • The presentation of the FOBP current accounts
  • The nomination of NEW FOBP Committee
  • An explanation of the new communication system and guidelines

This is a very important meeting for the whole school community and I encourage you all to attend. However, this does not mean that you have to attend all FOBP Meetings in the future. Any parent who wants to be a member of the Committee can nominate themselves. If you wish to be part of the new FOBP committee, please send an email to fobp.bkkprep@gmail.com.

Parent Survey

I hope that you have all found some time to complete this Parent Survey and there is still time as the deadline is midnight on Friday 3rd May. We genuinely value all of your opinions and we welcome some ideas that you may have about the future direction of our school.  Please click here to complete Parent Survey form.

 

Thank you for your continuing support.

 

Warm regards

 

Duncan J 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.

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