U13 FOBISIA - Our Most Successful Games Ever - Bangkok Prep

U13 FOBISIA – Our Most Successful Games Ever

The Bangkok Prep Bulldogs U13 FOBISIA Team returned to Bangkok this week after a highly successful FOBISIA Games at Thanyapura in Phuket.

Our team of Year 7 and 8 athletes, as well as our four awesome coaches, succeeded in winning 5 trophies across the three day event. This is the highest number of trophies ever won by our school in a FOBISIA Games sporting event.

Day 1

Swimming – 3rd Place

Day 2

Girls Football – 1st Place

Boys Basketball – 1st Place 

Day 3

Boys Football – 2nd Place

Girls Basketball – 2nd Place

Day 1 saw some amazing action in the pool during the morning followed by more success in track and field in the afternoon. The swimming relays kicked off the competition and, much to Coach Ollie’s delight, our teams performed exceptionally well. Our girls swim team placed in 3 out of a possible 4 relays and the boys swim team placed in 2 relays. The swimming morning also showcased some fantastic individual performances with individual medals being won by Filippo, Beacon, Prim, Melita, Jessi, Yumin and Alicia. It was a very successful start to our FOBISIA Games and we succeeded in winning 30 medals and the 3rd Place Trophy for Swimming. Well done to Coach Ollie and the team.

The athletics afternoon was action packed with some awesome performances by our track and field athletes who have been training very hard with Ms McEwan and Ms Ohm. Our team succeeded in bringing home 12 athletics medals to finish the first day. Congratulations to our athletics coaches and our medallists – Petch, Izzy, Rio, Julia, Yumin, Sebastian, Cameron, Filippo and Oskar. 

Day 2 was our glory day. The day finished on an amazing high with victories to Ms McEwan’s Girls Football Team and Coach Andy’s Boys Basketball Team. Both of these teams secured the first place trophies for Bangkok Prep after plenty of back to back action on both the pitch and the court. 

Day 3 was our final day of competition and finished on a high after our Boys Football Team and Girls Basketball Team both succeeded in winning second place trophies. Well done to all our coaches and athletes who showed amazing sportsmanship and awesome Bulldog spirit.

The Bangkok Prep U13 FOBISIA team was managed by Ms McEwan as our Tour Leader and coach of our Football and Athletics teams. Ms McEwan worked tirelessly with our teams to prepare us to perform at our best against some of the strongest British International schools in Asia. Our Swim team was managed by Coach Ollie, who together with Coach Arm and Coach Oat, can be found every morning on pool deck before the sun rises. Our swim coaches show constant dedication to the pursuit of excellence and train our swimmers like Olympic athletes. Our basketball team was led by Coach Andy and assisted back home by Coach Mike. These coaches have an absolute passion for the game of basketball and results speak for themselves. All of the coaches were assisted by Ms Ohm who is an amazing athlete herself and a wonderful asset to the coaching team.

The 2019 U13 FOBISIA team is very grateful for the opportunity to represent Bangkok Prep in swimming, athletics, football and basketball and we look forward to our next FOBISIA Games. Thank you to Mr Cantrill, Ms McEwan and all our coaches who show us constant dedication and passion. 


Next year we are bringing home 6 trophies!!!! 

Bella Langdon

Year 8


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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.

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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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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.

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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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