WEEKLY ROUNDUP #12 – 27TH NOVEMBER 2020 - Bangkok Prep

WEEKLY ROUNDUP #12 – 27TH NOVEMBER 2020

CIS Community Survey – The Outcomes!

THANK YOU to everyone in the Bangkok Prep community who took time out to complete the recent CIS community survey. The outcomes from this will genuinely help us improve the school over the next few years - sincerely, thank you.

Please see the results displayed as infographics below, categorised by Parents, Students, Teachers and Admin & Support Staff.
Parents

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Students

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Puppy Cup – Good Luck Messages

We wish the best of luck to our Primary Bulldog Swimmer's for this Saturday's Puppy Cup! Here are a few messages from some of your biggest fans!!

https://youtu.be/8T2EEBYzWY8

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KEY STAGE 4 & 5 SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHS – WEDNESDAY 2ND – FRIDAY 4TH DECEMBER 2020

Dear Key Stages 4 and 5 Parents,

I am writing to let you know that the official Secondary School photographs for Key Stages 4 and 5 will be taking place at the Secondary Campus between Wednesday, 2 December and Friday, 4 December 2020. These photographs may also involve some students in Years 7-9 who are in one of the groups listed below (Student Council, Eco Team, or Equality Team).

We will ...

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Year 13 Residential Report

Having had a rough and unexpected year, with the COVID pandemic, none of us thought that we would be able to have our last residential together. The news of our trip was happening came as a ray of happiness and hope into our lives. We were fortunate enough to get the final opportunity to spend five days making memories of a lifetime with all of our friends. Thanks to our amazing teachers, Mr Groves, ...

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Notes from the Primary Music Department 27.11.2020

Sawasdee Woodwind Quintet to visit Bangkok Prep!
On Friday 4th December all students in Years 1 - 6 will have the immense privilege of hearing live in a series of concert sessions a special performance by the finest woodwind ensemble in Thailand the Sawasdee Woodwind Quintet. Founded in 2008 Sawasdee has given performances throughout Thailand - from local community to the most prestigious venues. ...

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Oxford AQA “Heart of the School Award Winner”

The school management team was asked by the Examination Board Oxford AQA to select one member of support or administrative staff in recognition of their continued commitment to school life during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The nominees needed to demonstrate two crucial elements during the lockdown:

Tireless commitment to ensuring the smooth running of school life, and
“Going Further” to ...

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Semhar Ahdego – Meet our Teachers

What made you want to embark upon a teaching career? Was there a particular moment or experience?
I always found myself volunteering to tutor in secondary school - supporting peers or younger students academically was something I enjoyed early on. I started teaching because I wanted to make a difference in children’s lives. I have always loved children and I want to support their development both ...

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Primary scientists interview Dr Clare Eayrs

On Monday a group of Primary scientists interviewed Dr. Clare Eayrs from the Center for Global Sea Level Change at New York University.  Dr. Clare spends many months of the year researching environmental change at the Antarctica and Arctic.

The children had prepared their own questions relating to the Arctic regions and sea level change. Dr. Clare was extremely impressed with the quality ...

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Term 1 Primary ECAs End

We are now at the end of the Term 1 ECA programme and hope that your child/ren have enjoyed their ECA choices and will be looking forward to the recommencement of ECAs in Term 2. There are no ECAs in the last 2 weeks of Term 1.

This week saw many ECA showcases where parents were invited in to see what their child has been learning at their ECA. It was great to see many students so excited to show ...

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Data Protection Law Briefing

Dr. Peerapat Chokesuwattanaskul, a lecturer in Law and Economics at Chulalongkorn University visited Bangkok Prep on Tuesday 24th November and presented to the Senior Level Administrators of the school about Data Protection Law which will come into effect in May 2021, ensuring that we as a school are fully aware and compliant with this new law. 

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UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge RESULTS!

The UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge is a problem-solving competition in which students are given 40 minutes to correctly complete as many tasks as possible. Students are entered into different brackets according to their age group - we had 324 students from Bangkok Prep participate in total. Well done to everyone that took part! And especially well done to

Jennifer for being the ...

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Marta Lahuerta – Meet our Teachers

As Spanish teacher, what is your vision for the 2020-2021 Academic Year and what would you like to achieve?
As the Primary Spanish teacher at Bangkok Prep, I would love to share my language and culture with the students and also the staff. I believe learning a language is fully linked to the culture and traditions of a country so my objective is to keep the students motivated and interested to learn ...

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Christmas Multi-Sports Camp

🎄Christmas Multi-Sports Camp is here!!🎄There's a camp for everyone with our specialist coaches and outstanding facilities.

Sign up is now open via Firefly. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED, so be sure to sign up quick to guarantee your place!! All details can be found in Mr. McFarlane's email.

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Equity School Partnership Network Program – Watthayang School Trip

On November 10th the Bangkok Prep - Nakhon Si Thammarat Equity Team: Minnie, Sarocha, Zara, Zac, Anthony, Dean and Taas, along with Ms. Arora, set off to the southern part of Thailand to visit Watthayang School to collaborate on developing our product for the ‘Equity Partnership’s School Network’ competition.

On arrival at the school we were greeted with a warm welcome, and introduced to the ...

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Planting Rice, Flying Kites and Eating Khao Chi at Chul Farm at Sansiri Backyard

Chul Farm at Sansiri Backyard’s special activity:

"Planting Rice, Flying Kites and Eating Khao Chi"

November 28th-29th at 4 PM-6 PM.

Chul Farm invites you to come back and have fun again with the event "Planting Rice, Flying Kites, And Eating Khao Chi". Experience farming in a rice paddy in the heart of Bangkok and enjoy fun memorable childhood activities that many of Thai people think of.

 
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Learn 2 Swim Academy Term 2

Coming soon in Term 2...

We are excited to announce our Learn 2 Swim Provision for Term 2! Please use the following QR code for NEW members to show their interest. 🏊‍♀️

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WHOLE SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP – FRIDAY 27TH NOVEMBER

 

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Bangkok Prep Supporter MADE TO ORDER Shirts – Payment now Required

Dear Bangkok Prep Community,

Thank you so much for your kind support in playing your part to help the Bangkok Prep community unite by pre-ordering our unique Bangkok Prep Supporter MADE TO ORDER shirts.

I am pleased to let you know that we have enough orders to make the shirts and therefore we now require payment for your order.

Please make your payment at the most convenient campus that you ...

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Taejai Market Charity Fair – Saturday 19th December

Dear Bangkok Prep community,

Food4Good อิ่มท้องน้องอิ่มด้วย Project was established in 2014 under Yuwapat Foundation to support good nutrition for children in remote areas of Thailand. We are determined to project our message to society about dietary and nutrition for children, which is an urgent matter that can be helped by society. If children do not getting ...

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Parent & Teacher Golf Day at Muang Ake

On Saturday 21st we had our first parent and teacher golf day of the year at Muang Ake course. It was a great day and much fun was had by all. There will be another golf day in Term 2.

Thank you to everyone who attended.

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Elmo Triumphs at Mini Moose Gymnastic Competition

Congratulations to Elmo in Year 5  who participated in the Bangkok Gymnastics (Mini Moose Game) 2020 at Thai Canadian Community Sports where gymnasts from clubs across Thailand participated in the competition.  Elmo competed at a level higher from last year (Level 2) and he won 6 gold medals from 6 apparatuses. 

This weekend Elmo will be competing in the FOBISIA Gymnastics Competition 2020 – ...

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Latte Wins at Table Tennis King Cup 2020

Congratulations to Latte in Year 6 who won the first round of the ‘Table Tennis King Cup Championships 2020’, in the U12 category, held at Fashion Island Hall in Bangkok on 20-22 November 2020. Latte will now go on to compete in the second round which will be held from 26-29 November 2020.

I've also attached a few photos of him while joining the first round competition. His mother would like ...

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Operation Christmas Box!

Ms Davda needs your help! Let’s work together to make lots of less fortunate children smile this Christmas! 

Please fill a shoebox with small, inexpensive gifts for children living in and around the impoverished slums of Khlong-Toey. For full details please click here. 

PRIZES!!! For the class who can create the most Christmas Boxes!

DEADLINE: FRIDAY 4TH DECEMBER!

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Sansiri Music in the Backyard

Our neighbour Sansiri Backyard invites you to an evening of musical medleys with food and fun activities on Friday 20th – Saturday 21st and next week Friday 27th and Saturday 28th.

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Royrak Festive Weekends

There are still places available for our RoyRak beading workshops taking place as part of our upcoming Festive Weekend!

The price is 400thb for adults but as a little incentive we are now offering HALF PRICE places to children under 12 taking part with an adult! 
Saturday 11am and 2pm - beaded mask chain workshops
Sunday 11am and 2pm - beaded wrap bracelet workshops

If crafting is not ...

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Blood Donation Drive

Dear Bangkok Prep Community,

We have had a great response in regard to the Thai Red Cross Blood Bank email and are very proud that our community is willing and able to support those in need.

The Blood Bank will be on-site at both campuses in Term 2.  Please mark the following dates in your calendar!
Thonglor Campus (Primary School)  

Friday 15th January 2021.  9.00 – 11.00 and 12.00 ...

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Constant and True 2020

The latest edition of Bangkok Prep’s annual academic achievement publication ‘Constant and True’ can be viewed/downloaded below.

Constant and True celebrates the achievements of our students throughout the 2019-20 academic year and features primary and secondary school academic reports, I/GCSE and A Level results, Year 13 Graduation Ceremony, University Destinations and Programmes of Study, ...

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Making Recycling Fun!

We are making recycling fun! Start recycling at home and drop off your recyclables at school to win ฿14,000 worth of lucky draw prizes!

From now until 31-Jan-21, you can participate in the Growing Green Recycling Contest by:

SORTING recyclables by type and by number
DROPPING it off at the school
EARNING POINTS for lucky draw tickets
WINNING lucky draw prizes!

The more points collected, ...

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AQI Policy Update

We take the safety of everyone at our school extremely seriously, which is why we have stringent protocols in place offering protection in times of pollution.

With Air Purifiers across both campuses as well as fast and efficient response (including restricted outdoor activities dependant on the latest AQI level category), you can rest assured that your children will be very well looked ...

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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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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