Bangkok Prep Roundup - 16th September 2022 - Bangkok Prep

Bangkok Prep Roundup – 16th September 2022

Class of 2022 Graduate Global Destinations

Congratulations to all our students who've received some fantastic examination results this summer. A truly amazing achievement considering what they've been through and the challenges faced in previous years.

Their hard work, dedication and resilience throughout has been exemplary.

To our Class of 2022 who have accepted offers at leading universities around the world, we wish you the very best ...

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HM Queen Elizabeth II

It is with profound sadness that we receive news that Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died peacefully at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.

King Charles III, her son,  said the death of his beloved mother was a "moment of great sadness" for him and his family and that her loss would be "deeply felt" around the world. He went on to say "We mourn profoundly the ...

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Bangkok Prep Graduation – Class of 2022 Video

https://youtu.be/fJ6zjVvDBPk

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Wai Kru Day is coming!

“Wai” is a small word, but it contains a significant and warm meaning to all Thai people. A Wai is used for greeting, apologising and thanking, but it is also used for showing respect, appreciation and personal gratitude. The Wai is considered to be a symbolic practice for students on this important day called “Wai Kru Day”. On this day, the children reflect upon all the things which their ...

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Higher Education Updates

Colleges & Careers Discussion Forum 1
On 13 September 2022, the Higher Education Office held our first College & Careers Coffee Discussion Forum for Academic Year 2022/23. The event was attended by parents of Sixth Form students. In this session, we discussed the roles and expectations, parent support and contribution as well as the application timeline for this academic year.

The event ...

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‘The Computing Games’ Competition Results

On Monday this week our students received their long-awaited certificates for 'The Computing Games', a competition that took place in June this year. A total of 27 of our students participated - well done to everyone involved!

A special mention to the TOP 3 in each category:

Under 16s:

Pong (Y11)
Pip (Y10)
Mooli (Y11)

Under 13s:

Kiarash (Y8)
Jennifer  (Y9)
Theo  (Y9)
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♫ Congratulations Chatchart 4CD! ♫

♫ Congratulations Chatchart 4CD! ♫

Chatchart in 4CD entered The 2nd Bangkok International Performing Arts Piano Competition (BIPAC) 2022 and he won Gold award. Please take a moment to view his wonderful performance below. Well done Chatchart, we are so proud of you!

https://youtu.be/0LYhVFCn12c

 

 

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Primary Sport: ECAs, Squad Training and Academies

The Primary Campus has been buzzing this week with a return to ECAs, Squad Training and Academies. The numbers are fantastic and it is great to see everyone enjoying being physically active and training hard with their friends.

Key Dates:

1st October: U11 Bulldog Cup- Football- Bangkok Prep Secondary Campus

8th October: U9 and U11 BISA Tournament- Football- Harrow

19th November: U9 BISA ...

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Summer Concert “Do-Over”

Since we had to postpone the end of term concert in June, we were really happy the students were able to remember the pieces and play them really well. What a great start to the year!

Check out the performances from our most recent concert here:

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLi0297QL-8_WfVtr0ez8MOIRh-ldKBFfL

 

Mr Simon Green
Head of Music (Secondary) 

 

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Parent Partnerships at Bangkok Prep

 

If you are interested in participating, please complete the Google Form here.

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Amazing start to the U19 Rugby season

https://twitter.com/BKPSSport/status/1570006857330331648?s=20&t=eMqsrB95CZtk166CSqTNdQ

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October Half Term Sports Camp 2022

Bulldogs October Half Term Sports Camps are back!

👟 From Reception to Year 13

📅 Dates: 26th to 28th October.

✍️ Registration: 16th Sept - 14th Oct.

📲 Bangkok Prep Student registration via SchoolBuddy.

📲 External Students, please scan the QR CODE for registration.

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Alumni Update: Princy

Meet Princy, Bangkok Prep Class of 2015 graduate! Our notable alumni, Parinthorn Manchanda, is a smart, hardworking and young entrepreneur who is currently running an events design and production company called @pavarit.co with his elder brother.

Our talented alumni is overlooking the operational and financial activities of the company. Pavarit & Co. cater services to destination weddings in ...

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2022-23 Library Helpers

Do you like helping others? Do you enjoy being part of a team? Then you might want to join the Library Helpers!

Our volunteers help out twice a week during their play times and are dedicated to community service and developing the library by suggesting improvements, re-shelving books and planning primary activities during the school year.

Meet this year’s Library Helpers!

It is not too late ...

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Mid-Autumn Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival, is a traditional festival celebrated in Chinese culture. Similar holidays are celebrated in Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and other countries in East and Southeast Asia. The festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Chinese lunisolar calendar with a full moon at night. It is one of the most important holidays in ...

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Praewa Dances her way to success at the 9th CSTD Thailand Dance Grand Prix 2022

Congratulations to Praewa in Year 10 who has received 4 awards from 9th CSTD Thailand Dance Grand Prix 2022, and has been chosen to be a Thai representative for the 23rd Asia Pacific Dance Competition 2022 taking place in Singapore at the end of this year.

Praewa has done wonderfully well and worked very hard in her training resulting in a A fantastic set of achievements!!

 

🥇 FIRST​ ...

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Football is coming …. to Bangkok Prep!

Over the past two weeks, the excitement around school at lunchtime has been energising. Varsity and U15 football players have been able to represent their House in the first team sport event of the year: the House Football Competition.

The quality of the football was very high. Some fantastic goal keeping saved Panthera and Sabre on many occasions. But what really matters was the camaraderie and ...

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TISAC Music Committee

This week the TISAC Music Subcommittee met at our primary campus to discuss the exciting opportunities for students this year. Coming up in Term 1 are the Orchestra Day (Y5-Y13), So You Think You Can Dance? (Y3-Y13), and the Secondary Choral Day (Y7-Y13). Both the Secondary Choral Day and the Primary Choral Day, in Term 3, will be hosted by Bangkok Prep this year. We are looking forward to a musically-enriching ...

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Learning about Landforms in Geography

This week in Geography Year 11 students were preparing for their upcoming field trip by learning about the landforms that are found in the upper and middle course of a river. After learning the processes involved in the creation of meanders, oxbow lakes, waterfalls, potholes and V shaped valleys students used StopMotion and modelling clay to create animations showing these landforms. Some creative ...

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2021-22 Yearbook Collection

Please note that if your child is a returning student and was absent on the last day of Term 3 in the previous academic year, your child's complementary copy of the school Yearbook is being stored for you in the Admissions Office (Primary Campus) and  the front desk in Block A, main reception area (Secondary).

Feel free to pop by and collect at your leisure, giving your child's name and class ...

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Bangkok Prep Forest Campus at the Green Lung

Mr McFarlane, Mr Cooke and Mr Wooldridge went to visit our Bangkok Prep Forest Campus. Located across from the Get Growing Community in Bang Krachao. It was an exciting and inspiring visit, there are endless possibilities of how the campus can be utilised to enable children from KS2 and beyond to experience outdoor learning, which links to their relevant curriculum. The journey from the Primary Campus ...

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Sustainability @Bangkok Prep – New Instagram Account to Follow

Our sustainability visions are integrated into our curriculum, school practices, activities, campaigns and student leadership. Through our operations and internal values, we believe that we have the opportunities to create positive impact and fulfil our sustainability visions through 4 focus areas;

Pillar 1: Education

Pillar 2: Environment

Pillar 3: Wellbeing for All

Pillar 4: Leadership ...

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KS1/2 Peace Crane Project

To begin the year, with a focus on kindness. KS1 and 2 children are being given the opportunity to join our Peace Crane Project. We are folding peace cranes as a message of peace inspired by Sadako Sasaki. 

Children are invited to fold cranes and write messages of peace and we will exchange these with a school in the USA. This project enables the children to become global citizens and spread kindness ...

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Sustainability at Bangkok Prep

Sustainability at Bangkok Prep is categorised in to 4 pillars – Education, Environment, Wellbeing for All and Leadership for the Future.

We are authentically invested in sustainability and empowering our future leaders.  As well as having the UN Global Goals embedded throughout our curriculum – we are also showing the way with sustainable practices through future technology, innovations and ...

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Weekly Wellbeing Focus

Welcome to the Weekly Wellbeing Focus. The focus for this week is Beating bullying / Harassment.

Students know what bullying is, they understand the power bullies can have over them, they know what to do to not engage with them, but many of them still do. Why? It is their addiction to Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO). They open every single electronic communication they receive, including the cruel ones, ...

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Bangkok Prep Sports Social Media Accounts to Follow…

We are very pleased to share our Bangkok Prep Sports social media accounts on Instagram and Twitter for this academic year! ⚽️🏀🏊‍♂️

Follow them to keep up to date with all of our Sports department activities, competitions and news! Links are below:🥇

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bangkokprep_sport/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BKPSSport

We are very pleased ...

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Primary Weekly Blog – Friday 16th September 2022

Click below to view the Weekly Blog on Firefly

 

 

 

 

 

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Recycle ATKs – Precious Plastic Bangkok

“ATKs are now a necessary part of our everyday lives. Based on rough estimates for the number of students across Bangkok’s 100+ international schools doing 2 tests/week, this could equal 26,000 kgs of ATK plastic waste across 1 school year! This isn’t counting tests being done by teachers or support staff.

This plastic is being used once and sent straight to landfills. 

Up until now, concerns ...

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Community Fair #2

Dear Bangkok Prep Community,

This is Bangkok Prep Community Fair #2

Please see this week's exciting offers!!

HIGHLIGHTS:

Save More on Sets – MORINGA PROJECT Sustainable “farm to face” skincare brand
5% discount Macbook & IPAD – WTC IT Solutions, Enterprise, Innovation 
10 % off ROY RAK Fair wage non profit providing high quality custom jewellery 
Buy 1 Get 1 Free ...

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BANGKOK PREP KEY CONTACTS

Primary
Primary Coordinator:
K. Toom

supaksirip@bkkprep.ac.th

02 700 5858 ext. 125

089 766 4364

When to contact:

My child is running late.
My child is unwell.
I am having trouble logging into Firefly.
I can’t get through the link.
My child needs to miss school.
I have an enquiry about my child’s wellbeing.
I have an enquiry about online learning.
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Our Campuses

Primary Campus

Bangkok Prep Primary Campus
23 Sukhumvit 53, Vadhana
Bangkok, 10110

Secondary Campus

Bangkok Prep Secondary Campus
77 Sukhumvit 77, Vadhana
Bangkok, 10110

02-700-5858