University of British Columbia Visit & Higher Education Updates - Bangkok Prep

University of British Columbia Visit & Higher Education Updates

University of Waterloo Math Contests: Preparation Sessions Invitation

The Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo, Canada, is delighted to announce maths contest preparation sessions for both their Canadian Senior Math Contest and Euclid Math Contest which are written by over 20,000 high school students around the world.

These sessions (and the contests themselves) are not limited to students in the final year of study. The first sessions this Fall are being hosted by Dr. Ian VanderBurgh and Dr. Robert Garbary.

Additionally, the members of the Mathematics recruitment and admissions team will also be attending and will be happy to answer questions about admissions, scholarships, and program questions to the University of Waterloo’s acclaimed Mathematics and Computer Science programs.

For those who are enthusiastic about seizing this opportunity, we encourage you to register your interest promptly.


 

Understanding NCAA Athletics

Are you interested in playing sports in the USA? Come to our session “Understating NCAA Athletics in the USA.”

Hope College, in Michigan, United States, will host a Zoom session for students who are interested in playing sports in university in the USA. He will discuss everything about sports, including the NCAA, rules and eligibility, Divisions I II and III, and more.

The sport recruitment process in the USA starts very early (with students getting scouted by universities as young as 13 or 14 years old). If you are even vaguely considering playing sports in university, we please encourage you to attend.

This session is open to students Y10-13, as well as all teachers, coaches, and staff who would like to know more about sports, and how to help their students compete at the university level.

The event will be held this Wednesday, 4 October, at 8:10 am – 9:10 am, Sixth Form Centre, 6th Floor, Block D.

 


 

University of British Columbia Visit

This week, the Bangkok Prep HE office proudly hosted a visit from the University of British Columbia (UBC) on our campus. The event provided students with a unique opportunity to learn about the diverse aspects of university life, including academics, student experiences, international opportunity, scholarships, and more.

The UBC representative shared insights into the wide range of programs and majors available. They also discussed various clubs and organisations that enrich student life on campus and shed light on the vibrant campus culture.

Students had the chance to ask questions about the admissions process, financial aid options, and available scholarships, emphasising the importance of early applications to alleviate the financial burden of pursuing higher education at UBC.

Additionally, international students received valuable information about support services, international student associations, and the unique opportunities for global engagement that UBC offers.

This visit was an invaluable experience for both students and the UBC representative, fostering direct dialogue and enabling students to make informed decisions about their academic futures. It ensured students were well-prepared for the university application process, emphasising UBC’s commitment to providing a comprehensive and enriching educational experience.

 



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