WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 28TH FEBRUARY 2020 - Bangkok Prep


Bangkok Prep’s University Offers – ‘Grad 2020’

February has been a very exciting month of University news for lots of our students in the class of 2020.

Students have received offers from top universities and colleges including UCL, University of Bristol, University of Bath, University of Manchester, UAL, Imperial College London, University of Exeter, Newcastle University, Durham University and University of Toronto.

Other global University ...

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Y12 ‘An intro to’ University Application Sessions

For the next half term the University Guidance team are running 'An intro to' sessions for Year 12 students. There are presentations for Year 12 and their parents, focused on different countries and their current admissions. Lucy Lee Allen ran our first session this Monday, which focused on US admissions. Next week Khun June will lead a session on Thailand applications followed by Ms Allen with an ...

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COVID-19 Samitivej Hospitals Contact Point Information

Dear all,

Samitivej Hospitals has received the information from Ministry of Health regarding COVID-19 and we thought this might be useful for the school community.

Ministry of Public Health recommends that schools and universities in Thailand should not require their students and staff to obtain medical certificate and COVID-19 testing result from clinics or hospitals. This is based on the facts ...

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International Math challenge IX – Bangkok

On the Friday and Saturday of the recent February Half Term Break, Mr Reilly and Mr Buck kindly agreed to represent Bangkok Prep at the International Math Challenge IX here in Bangkok. Teams from across the globe including Nigeria, Lao, Myanmar and the Philippines attended this long running and established competition. This was Bangkok Prep’s first attendance at this competition and we entered a ...

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Cambridge Immerse Essay Competition

Congratulations to the six Secondary Essay Writing Competition winners that recently entered the Cambridge Immerse Essay Competition.

The winners were:
Ploytida (Y8)
Bhudham (Y8) 
Angie (Y9)
Maria (Y9)
Ben (Y10)
Katie (Y12)
They wrote essays on a range of subjects, including Medicine, Economics and Chemistry. Our winning students have been offered partial scholarships at Cambridge University ...

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Primary Book Week 2020 – March 9th-13th

We love books here at Bangkok Prep! We hope everyone is looking forward to our Primary Book Week next week from Monday 9th March to Friday 13th March!  📚📖

It will be wonderful to see all the varied book characters that our pupils will dress up as next Monday!

Check the posters below for details on next week's theme!

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Year 10 & 11 History and Psychology trip to Berlin & Krakow

For a total of 8 days and 7 nights, we were able to experience the best times of our lives on this year's History and Psychology trip to Berlin and Kraków. Diving into a deep and crucial part of 20th century history, we were completely immersed with a sense of disbelief and amazement at the struggles of the people living during the Third Reich and in a divided Germany during the Cold War. However, ...

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IGCSE Business Studies Student Workshop

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The Humanities faculty at Bangkok Prep were delighted to host an IGCSE Business Studies student workshop led by Time2Resources on Monday 24th February. This followed on from the very successful workshops attended by our Sixth Form students in December.

Time2Resources are a UK based, leading provider of student conferences and producer of resources and study materials ...

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KS1 Maths Mastery Workshop

Thank you to all who attended this Wednesday's Maths Mastery Workshop for KS1 Parents! 🙂

Thanks also to Mr Callow, Miss Clare and Mr Reed for their informative explanations of how maths is brought to life at Bangkok Prep! 👏

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Year 12 Biologists

On Tuesday 25th February, we had a chance to listen to Khun Emilyn, a Bio-medical graduate talking about her research project. She has completed a very interesting research project with the title 'The Study on the Effects of Phytoestrogen on Erythropoiesis'. The introduction to the talk was to give the students some background about her project. She started off talking about anaemia. Anaemia is a condition ...

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Goustan the Growing Man – Y1 Workshop

This week to start their learning for their ‘Down on the Farm’ theme, Year 1 invited Goustan the Growing Man to help them learn about how to grow food to eat. He helped us learn all about what plants need to grow, why plants are so important for us all and how we can all make our community a little bit greener and healthier. Children had to break up the soil, mix it with coconut husk, then plant ...

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FOBISIA Creative Coding Challenge

Year 10 IGCSE Computer Science students Thanathorn Satayamana (Sean), Rishabh Lalwani and Divyansh Shekhawat (Divy) entered the FOBISIA Creative Coding Challenge this month as 'Team Cortex'. The competition was hosted by Traill International School. Sean, Divy and Rishabh's competition entry was an educational quiz website programmed using Node.js, MongoDB and HTML /CSS. The students were all awarded ...

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VESPA Mindset Key Stage 4 and 5 Tutor Training

On the 6th and 7th February Bangkok Prep had the privilege of hosting co-author of the A-Level Mindset and GCSE Mindset books Steve Oakes. He is former Assistant Head of Sixth Form who helped deliver consistently outstanding A-Level results using the VESPA Mindset.
What is the VESPA Mindset?
The VESPA system looks at the importance of non-cognitive skills in educational success. It draws together ...

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Rocking Romans – Year 4 Performance

A sensational performance from Year 4 on the Friday before the Half Term break!

Year 4’s Rocking Romans Performance was an entertaining, informative and most importantly FUN show which left the audience thrilled! Well done!

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Coming soon…Bangkok Prep Careers Day

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Reception Parents Writing Workshop – Wednesday 4th March

Reception Parents: Join us at our Writing Workshop to find out how we teach writing skills in Reception!
This workshop will be held in Room 215 next week, on Wednesday 4th March from 13:00 to 14:00.

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French Spelling Wizard – Round 1 Results

After 2 weeks of intense competition in lessons, Y7, Y8 and Y9 students took part in the first round of the French Spelling Wizard competition. The following students managed to score 19 or over out of 25 and have qualified for the next round of the competition.

For Panthera in Y7:

Andrea, Areeya and Audrey
For  Ursus in Y7:
Lottie, Elliot, Emil, Nyay and Alex
For Saber in Y7:
Sarah, ...

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Harvesting the corn crop at the Bangkok Prep Forest Schools Initiative

Back in November 2019, Bangkok Prep community members joined the first Community Day at the Bangkok Prep Forest Schools Initiative, where one of the activities was to plant sweetcorn on our allotment.

Three and a half months later, our harvest has provided two large baskets, each weighing over 20 kilograms, of naturally grown sweetcorn. The remaining corn husks and plants were fed to the pigs and ...

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Water Polo Sessions at Secondary

The Aquatics Department would like to advertise our Water Polo sessions which are held every Thursday after school on the Secondary Campus. This is a fun and friendly session which all students are welcome to attend (as long as they are comfortable treading water for periods of time).

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At Bangkok Prep, we are keen to educate both students and parents in e-safety. We are going to be posting regular updates relating to dangers that students may face on the internet in order to help parents understand how they can support their children from home. 
There is a current, dangerous,  Tik Tok ‘challenge’ in the news that parents should be aware of and we would encourage you to read ...

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FOBP’S Official Line Group

Scan the QR code below to connect, get regular updates and be part of the Friends of Bangkok Prep community.

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PARENT & TEACHER GOLF DAY – Saturday 7th March 2020

Calling all golfers! Our next Parent & Teacher Golf Day will be held on Saturday 7th March 2020 at Muang Ake Golf Course. Please scan the QR code below to sign up. ⛳️

For any queries, please contact Mr Duffin at cduffin@bkkprep.ac.th

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Multi-Sport Mondays at Bangkok Prep from Chelsea FC IDC

There is a fantastic opportunity from Chelsea FC International Development Centre Bangkok for your child to take part in Multi-Sport Mondays at Bangkok Prep! More details are listed below.

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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