WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 24TH JANUARY 2020 - Bangkok Prep

WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 24TH JANUARY 2020

Happy Chinese New Year – Good Health and Wellbeing

Dear Parent or Guardian

This weekend many of our community will be celebrating Chinese New Year. It is a time of celebration and family - some members of our community may be planning to travel to China or receive visitors from China.

We would, therefore, like to offer some advice surrounding a serious health concern that you may have read about in the news. Cases of the coronavirus infection ...

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Charity Chef Table by Junior Chef Kheeta

Thank you to Junior Chef Kheeta and friends and all those who attended the Charity Chef Table Dinner last night. The total money raised was a very impressive 101,000 Thai Baht which will be donated to Lukkrieang charity!

The dinner service was led by Junior Chef Kheeta, Bangkok Prep’s Year 8 student who recently claimed the accolade of being one of the top 3 finalists in the MasterChef Junior ...

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University Offers Update

Many Year 13 students are beginning to receive their university offers for a range of programmes including: Medicine, Interior Design, Natural Sciences, Business Management, Psychology, Dentistry, and Film Production to name just a few. 

Offers from the UK, Thailand and Hong Kong so far include UCL, HKUST, Edinburgh, Imperial College London, Bath and Chulalongkorn.

Well done to all so far, and ...

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The Head of Primary writes…“Not only that…but also our philosophy too!”

Dear All,

It's been quite a while since I have written to you all. Although it's a little late to be wishing you all a Happy New Year, I will say that I hope your New Year has got off to a great start as mine certainly has as we have just completed another highly successful, recruitment campaign of high quality, passionate and enthusiastic teachers. Not only that, they come highly qualified with ...

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Kids’ Lit Quiz – Bangkok Prep Team in the National Final!

Congratulations to Alex, Barney, Petch and Beacon who got through to the National Final of Kids’ Lit Quiz finishing in a very respectable 3rd place overall.

Kids’ Lit Quiz is a world-renowned competition where literary enthusiasts get to test their knowledge on a range of children's Literature. 

 

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WHOLE SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP – FRIDAY 24TH JANUARY

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Harrow 7’s International Football Tournament

A fantastic whole school representation at the Harrow 7’s International Football Tournament over the weekend. Bangkok Prep were the only school, outside of the hosts, to compete at every age and gender level. It was brilliant to see the student's compete with such grit, determination and resilience whilst displaying a smile on their face. 50% of our teams made it through to the top tier, Champions ...

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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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Year 2 Beach Clean-up at Bang Saen

2EG and 2AO had a fantastic time at Bang Saen beach on Thursday 16th January!

They took part in a scavenger hunt, built sandcastles and did a 'beach clean-up' as part of their Community Service Project. A lot of fun was had by all! 

Thank you to Miss Amy and the Year 2 team for making this a great day out for everyone. 

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Sunflower House Competition

I'm excited to announce that the house sunflower competition held by the Eco Team was a success. Each of the houses were well represented with plenty of volunteers eager to help learn and grow sunflowers! There was a high turnout for each house but particularly for Ursus who won the participation round. This is great news for the first round of the 3 part event. We will continue to send updates about ...

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EYFS (Nursery & Reception) Sports Day

EYFS  Parents are cordially invited to come and support your child as they participate in the EYFS (Nursery & Reception) Sports Day on Tuesday 11th February from 8.00am to 9.15am at Bangkok Prep@53.

Please be aware that the PE department emailed all EYFS parents on Friday 24th January 2020 with a letter regarding this Sports Day. Please ensure you see this email, so you have all the details ...

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Secondary Music News – Secondary Piano Competition Update

Freshness of sound, colourful work, use of sonorous pedal-points, the crisp and intense combination of technical finger-control work along with splashes of pianistic colour, all came together to create expressive and artistic piano performances at our recent Bangkok Prep Secondary Piano Competition.

Congratulations to all participants for preparing their pieces and for showing such bravery ...

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Safeguarding – Parent Information Workshop

Thank you to parents who attended the Safeguarding - Parent Information Workshop on Thursday 16th January held by our Designated Safeguarding Lead for Primary Campus, Mr. David Cooke.

Your child's safety is and always will be a top priority for us.

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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. 

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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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Water Safety is Paramount

Bangkok Prep continues to expand our Coach Education calendar, investing in our staff and leading the way with professional development for the wider, international Sport community, utilising our own skilled coaches and staff along with inviting some of the best professionals in the world to deliver courses.  

This past Saturday, Bangkok Prep Primary Campus was the proud host of the SCA January ...

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YEAR 12 Geography Trip – Rayong

Year 12 Geography students recently spent two days completing their primary fieldwork data for the 'Investigating Geography' exam paper. They used a range of data collection techniques to assess the impact of coastal management on the coastline in and around Rayong. Students worked extremely hard and we were proud of all of them.

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Sustainable Energy Talk

On Wednesday 22nd January, 6SD was lucky to welcome Mr Gadde, Kaushal’s dad, to talk to them about sustainable energy. This links to our current Thematic Unit of ‘Government and Conflict’, where the children have been investigating whether it is possible to create a fully sustainable country. We would like to thank Mr Gadde for a perfectly pitched, informative presentation about alternative sources ...

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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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French Spelling Wizard Competition

The French team at Secondary is excited to launch the first KS3 French Spelling Competition. This will be a House Competition and students will have a chance to win points for their House.

All students who learn French in Y7, 8 and 9 will receive a list of 50 frequent words during the week commencing 27th January. Their homework will be to learn the spelling of all these words.

There will be ...

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Secondary News – F1 in Schools – Friday 31st January

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Show in a Week: Frozen Holiday Camp

Coming soon to the Primary Campus during the February Half Term break is the second installment of  'Show in a Week: Frozen Holiday Camp', run by Curtain Up Drama Company.
For details on how to book please see the poster below:

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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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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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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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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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Ultra & Latte Shine at Joola Championship #24 Table Tennis Tournament

Another fantastic achievement for Ultra (8AC) and Latte (5MF) in the last Table Tennis Tournament of 2019; the Joola Championship #24 in December 2019.

Ultra was awarded was the winner of the boys U12 and U15 category and was awarded gold medals in both and Latte was awarded the 1st runner-up for the U10 category.

Well done, boys!

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