WEEKLY ROUNDUP #14 – 11TH DECEMBER 2020 - Bangkok Prep


Seasonal Celebration – Ending the Term on a High Note!

On Thursday 10th December at 2pm, Secondary musicians created resounding and joyous reverberations on the field of the Sukhumvit 77 campus as they staged the 2020 Seasonal Celebrations. Whilst the sun presented us with unexpected hot conditions for this time of year, nothing was 'hotter' - in fact, sizzling hot - than the KS3 musical presentations!

The musical celebration opened on a soaring ...

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Message from Head of school  – Friday 11th December

Dear Parents and Students

We are coming to the end of 2020 and I am sure that we will all remember this year as, the moment in history, when the world was confronted with the challenges of the COVID 19 Pandemic. Personally, I believe we can be much more optimistic about 2021. Now it seems that there are many vaccines that have become available following the miraculous effort from our doctors, nurses ...

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Student wins Summer School scholarship held at University of Cambridge

Song Vongsuly in Year 12 entered the Immerse Essay Writing Competition this summer and was selected as a winner in the Medicine essay category by answering the question:

"CRISPR Cas9 has the potential to solve all of society's problems. Do you agree?". 

As a result of her success, Song will be attending a Summer School held at the University of Cambridge on a partial scholarship

We wish Song ...

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Secondary House Christmas Sing Off

This year's annual Christmas Sing Off rounded the First Term's House Events off in style.  Each and every student and staff member took part and what a laugh was had by all.  To meet Covid-19 Restrictions, the event was held on the field this year which brought its own difficulties but these were easily overcome by the usual level of enthusiasm and commitment we have come to expect from our Community.  ...

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Primary House Festive Activities 

On Tuesday 8th December we had a House afternoon across our Primary school where children participated in a variety of House related activities in their break out areas. During this time, the Y6 house captains also took time to film scenes for their House Sing Off videos. These videos were then played in the KS1 and KS2 assemblies today, with Mr Owen, Mr Breen and Ms Bialek as guest judges to decide ...

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Christmas Card Competition 2020 Winners Announced

Primary and Secondary students have been working hard to design a wonderfully festive selection of original Christmas card artworks this term.

A variety of drawings, watercolours, paintings, collages and digital mediums were all utilised by students in showcasing their artistic creativity.

A judging panel was formed for this competition and after much deliberation ...

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KS1 Sports Day 2020

KS1 students have worked hard this term practising within PE lessons for Sports Day on Tuesday 8th December. A huge well done to all of our Year 1 and 2 students for showcasing their physical abilities. The PE department felt extremely proud as the children confidently performed 10 different activities, demonstrating their Fundamental Movement Skills to their parents and teachers. As a result of this ...

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Over 800 Christmas Boxes Donated to the Mercy Centre

Ms Davda and her little Bangkok Prep elves delivered their Christmas boxes to the Mercy Centre this week, they even formed 2 human conveyor belts to transport all of the boxes from the van and into the centre!!

Thanks to the kindness and generosity of the Bangkok Prep community, we were able to give over 800 disadvantaged children a Christmas gift this year! 


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Year 10 Heart Dissection 

The Year 10 students enjoyed the hands-on experience of dissecting hearts in their biology lesson. By being able to handle and dissect the hearts, they could have a better understanding of the structure of the heart. They could see how the arteries differ from the veins and see how the different chambers of the heart connect. The students could also feel the difference in muscle thickness between ...

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Community Service Student Host Christmas Party for Refugee Children

To celebrate the end of term, our community service students put on a Christmas Party for the refugee children. The 6th formers organised and donated gifts for all of the children, who were extremely happy and grateful to receive the gifts.

We hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and we are looking forward to seeing you in the New Year for more fun activities and lessons.

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Marcus Gosling – Meet our Teachers

What do you love about working at Bangkok Prep?
I love being part of the Bangkok Prep community as a whole. From the support you receive from fellow teachers; line managers, leadership and staff, to working with amazing students who come from a variety of backgrounds, have differing opinions and have entrusted you with their education.
As a Head of History, which is a new role at Bangkok Prep, how ...

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Bangkok Prep Sport are excited to have their next season BISAC Tournaments coming up in Term 2 on Saturday 23rd and Saturday 30th January for U11s, U13s, U15s and Varsity. Be sure to check Mr. McFarlane’s week ahead for more details.

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This year’s Year 12 Residential Trip took place in Saraburi. We took part in many activities, including hiking, camping, pottery and cooking, kayaking, abseiling, rock climbing, hammock weaving and floral arrangement.

On the first day we stopped in Khao Yai to do a short trek. Groups A and B were split and took different routes: one that went through a field and another that went through the jungle ...

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Save the date for the Bulldog Cup 2020, coming soon in Term 2.....

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Secondary School Piano Competition 2021

The scheduled date for the Secondary School Piano Competition 2021 is Monday 18th January starting at 3.45pm in the Secondary Auditorium.

Interested piano players should complete and submit the google entry form - sent via school email - to Miss Hardwick no later than Monday 11th January (2021).

We are looking forward to hearing our young pianists perform, and parents are most welcome to ...

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Laurie Colyer-Charusorn – Meet our Staff

As Admissions and Marketing Manager, what exciting things do you have planned for this year?
When I first joined Bangkok Prep, I was quickly impressed by the achievements of Admissions and Marketing! A quick look at the amazing growth of the school and all the beautiful publications reaffirmed that I was stepping into a talented team.

Robert Hooke once said, “If I have seen a little further ...

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Beacon’s Triumph at Thailand Swimathon Super Series 2KM

Congratulations to Beacon who claimed 3rd place in the Thailand Swimathon Super Series 2KM in the Youth Male Under 16, Open Water Competition on Sunday 6th December 2020 at Chonburi, Pattaya.

Well done Beacon!!

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Christmas-themed final Playgroup sessions of Term 1

This week at our Playgroup, our children had much fun with the Christmas-themed sessions! We had craft activities such as making Christmas Tree felt decorations and present gift tags, as well as an opportunity for the children to take part in cookie decorating. The children also enjoyed a guest visit from Santa Claus who narrated a festive story to them. Health protocols were followed in order to ensure ...

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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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Eco Code Hunt

Dear all,

It is my pleasure to announce that we have been awarded the Green Flag status following our presentation at the Primary Campus to the two Eco School Flag assessors from the WWF. Following this great achievement, we would like to invite you all to make a bigger impact on our school Eco initiatives by taking part in our first whole-school Eco activity 'Eco Code Hunt'.

Eco Code is a ...

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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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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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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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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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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 Campus

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

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