WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 17TH JANUARY 2020 - Bangkok Prep

WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 17TH JANUARY 2020

Head of School Visits Oxford University Admissions

January 2020

Dear Parents and Students,

I hope you have all had a Happy New Year and a restful vacation.  It has been an absolute pleasure to welcome back the staff and students for the beginning of Term 2. Their academic journey and progress will continue whilst their teachers enable rich and exciting learning experiences.

During the break, Khun Patrada, Khun Pim and myself visited Oxford ...

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The UNIVERSITY of Bath VISIT SIXTH FORM

We were delighted to welcome representatives from The University of Bath to our Sixth Form Centre on Thursday 9th January in the first University event of Term 2.

A representatives from the University of Bath discussed studying in the UK as well as covering information such as exchange programmes, scholarships and the application process.

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Charity Chef Table with Junior Chef Kheeta & Friends

MasterChef Junior Thailand Season 2 finalist Kheeta in Year 8 will be cooking up a storm in the kitchen at My Backyard Farm & Café, T77, with a number of her friends (who also featured on MasterChef Junior Thailand Season 1 & 2 ) for Bangkok Prep’s first Charity Chef Table event.  

This charity dinner will be raising funds for educational and counselling programmes that benefit children ...

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Secondary TISAC Battle of the Bands – Friday 28th February 

TISAC Battle of the Bands: Friday 28th February 2020
Information Re: TISAC Secondary Battle of the Bands & AUDITION FORM 

We are excited to announce that the TISAC Secondary Battle of the Bands will take place at our Secondary Campus auditorium, hosted by Bangkok International Preparatory & Secondary School (Bangkok Prep). 

As you may be aware, this is an event in which bands from ...

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Chinese New Year 2020 Celebrations at Primary – Friday 24th January

Parents and carers are cordially invited to join the school to watch a special Lion & Dragon dance performance on Friday 24th January 2020 at the Primary Campus!

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CHINESE NEW YEAR 2020 CELEBRATIONS AT Secondary – Monday 27th January

Chinese New Year begins on the 25th January 2020. This will mark the beginning of the Year of the Rat, the first sign in the Chinese Zodiac.

You can learn more about Chinese New Year here.

On Monday 27th January, we are happy to announce that students at the Secondary Campus will enjoy a Lion and Dragon Dance. It will start at 8:10 and end at 9:10. We will share pictures of this and other celebrations ...

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Whole School Sports Roundup – Friday 17th January

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Rihito is Bangkok Prep’s First External Triathlon Competitor

This was Bangkok Prep’s first ever external triathlon competition. The Junior Tri Dash Series 2020 was held at Bangpoo Golf Club, Samut Prakan on Saturday 11th January.

Bangkok Prep had one athlete competing in this event, and with only a week’s training after the Christmas break: Rihito Ohtaki!

Luckily, Rihito had kept in good shape over the Christmas break and was ready to compete!

There ...

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Transition Assembly

On Thursday 16th January, a group of Year 7 students visited the Primary Campus to talk to the Year 6 students and give them their first introduction to life in Secondary. The Year 7 students delivered a confident presentation about the Secondary Campus, differences between Primary and Secondary and the amazing Year 7 residential! They then visited the classes to answer any questions the Year 6 pupils ...

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Balancing Act: Finding Equilibrium In The Midst of Distraction

Dear Bangkok Prep Community, 

The Cambridge Society cordially invites you to attend a talk given by Ajahn Brahm (Alumnus of Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge), a highly renowned Theravada Buddhist monk who educates people across the world in how to achieve a balance in life.

The event will take place at Bangkok Prep (Secondary Campus) on Thursday 6th February from 6.00pm. If you ...

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Maths Mastery Parent Workshops

Our Primary School Numeracy Co-ordinator Mr. Callow is holding the second of four exciting Maths Mastery Parent Workshops next week for Upper KS2! 

The Tuesday 28th January 2020 session will be held in Room 215 from 8AM to 9AM and will be an excellent opportunity to see maths brought to life. 

#BangkokPrep #PrimaryCampus53 #Maths #MathsMastery

 

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Bangkok Prep Forest Campus Community Day #2

Following from the success of our inaugural Forest Campus Community Day last term, we are delighted to announce our next trip to the Bangkok Prep Forest Schools Initiative. 🌿

This will be a fun day for all the family in nature away from the stresses of modern life, at the Get Growing Community Farm and Learning Centre on Saturday 1 February. See you there! 😀🌴

For more information, ...

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KS1 Eco Team Sustainability Presentation

On Wednesday 15th January the Key Stage 1 Eco team held a meeting with Miss Genevieve (School Services Manager). The Eco team had prepared a fantastic presentation with Miss Kyle asking the school and Epicure to use less plastic, particularly at lunch and break times. The team presented really well and we hope to see some positive changes happening soon, making Bangkok Prep even more sustainable! ...

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Primary Upcycling Uniforms Initiative

♻️ We are excited to launch our Upcycling Uniforms initiative at our Primary Campus! ♻️

If you have old, unused Bangkok Prep uniforms, please bring them to the donation box outside Mr Brad's office in the Undercroft area. Thank you!!

Second Chance Bangkok will use these to upcycle into sellable products, helping the community living in the Khlong Toey slums.

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RECEPTION PARENTS READING WORKSHOP

Thank you to our Reception Leader Miss Vicki for presenting an informative Reading Workshop to Reception parents on Wednesday 15th January!

Miss Vicki demonstrated how the children's phonics skills link with learning to read and tips for parents to help with their children's reading.

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Term 2 Primary Afternoon Concert Audition Announcement

Calling all singers and instrumentalists! The second Primary Afternoon Concert of the year will take place on Thursday 13th February, 2020 from 15:45-16:30 in the Primary Music Room. Students who would like to perform will need to audition with their performance piece the week of 20th January 2020 with Ms Morgan and Ms Frisbie. Audition pieces should be under five minutes and performance ready. Finalists ...

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EXPRESS PICK UP SERVICE – Primary Campus

If your family uses the Express Pick Up Service at our Primary Campus please see below for a few friendly reminders to help ensure the service runs smoothly.

Firstly, if you no longer use the Express Pick Up Service please ensure you let Khun Aom know so that our details are up to date.
Parents/Drivers must display the code number on the right hand side (driver’s side) of the windshield where ...

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Bangkok Prep Playgroup Leader Vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Playgroup Leader to oversee and run the Bangkok Prep Playgroup on a Part-Time basis.

This will involve careful planning and delivery of fun activities through play and dance & music exposure for young children aged between 6 months and 3 years old.

If you would like to be considered for this position at our school please e‐mail your curriculum ...

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Time2Resources IGCSE Business Studies student workshops in February

Dear Parents and Guardians,

As you may be aware, the Humanities faculty at Bangkok Prep are hosting an IGCSE Business Studies student workshops led by Time2Resources in February. They recently delivered three days of workshops for our Sixth Form students who found them incredibly useful and we were keen to share this experience with our IGCSE Business Studies students.

Time2Resources are ...

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Patrick takes away trophy from CV-Solinco Junior Championship 2020 Circuit 1 Tournament

Congratulations to Patrick in Year 6 who received the winners award in the boys U12 category at last weekend’s CV-Solinco Junior Championship 2020 Circuit 1 Tournament. Keep up the excellent work Patrick.

 

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