WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 7TH FEBRUARY 2020 - Bangkok Prep

WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 7TH FEBRUARY 2020

Forest Campus Community Day #2

Once again a wonderful morning was spent with our beloved community members at our Forest Schools Initiative last Saturday. Our community members joined us in planting some vegetables and flowers and were absolutely amazed by the growth of our corn! 🌳🐦🌽

The corn planted from November 2019 is now over 8-9 feet tall, and Get Growing Community Farm & Learning Centre has actually informed ...

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Year 11 Summer Exam Arrangements Meeting – Thursday 13th February

Year 11 Summer Exam Arrangements Meeting - Thursday 13th February 8.10am

Parents of Year 11 are invited to attend a meeting on Thursday 13th February at 8.10am where we will explain how the school intends to support Year 11 students during the exams in May and June.  At this meeting we will explain how Year 11 students will be able to work alongside their teachers in school during this ...

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Thawsi School Representatives Visit Bangkok Prep

This morning, representatives from Thawsi School came to Bangkok Prep in order to experience the day-to-day running of our school. Our Licence Holder Khun Patrada Yomnak and her team were delighted to give a tour of our school premises. 

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A-Level EPQ Webinar

This week 10 A-Level students enjoyed a webinar with Dr Emma Thompson from the University of Southampton. She was able to give advice about how students can succeed in the EPQ, discuss how the skills they develop will help them at university and give each student personalised steps on how they can develop their project. Thank you all for coming!

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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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Congratulations to our Primary Library Magic Pass Holders!

Magic Passes are awarded to students who demonstrate responsibility and consistent borrowing and returning of books with no loss or damage. They are given the privilege of borrowing more books than their peers and double the amount (up to ten books) for long holidays! (E.g. On a long holiday, Year 3 Magic Pass holders may borrow up to 6 books and Years 5 and 6 may borrow up to 10 books.)

As a reminder, ...

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Primary School Photos: 10th -14th February 2020

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Whole KS3 School Photograph – Friday 14th February – 8.10am

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE WHOLE KEY STAGE 3 SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPH WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY 14TH FEBRUARY AT 8.10AM 
PRIMARY SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHS WILL TAKE PLACE FROM MONDAY 10TH – FRIDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2020

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The Coin Wars

Coming to Primary@53 from Monday 10th February
From Friday each house will have one large bottle in the Undercroft to collect coins and notes.

Each coin or note is worth a number of points…
So the most coins wins right?
Well, the following coins and notes will ADD points…
 

BUT
The following coins and notes will subtract points from another team if you add them to their jar!

All ...

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Community Yard Sale!

Dear Community Members,

Bangkok Prep are pleased to announce our upcoming community event, a Yard Sale on February 29th, 2020, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon at our Primary Sukhumvit 53 Campus in the Undercroft.

Our community members are invited to book a table using the following form.

Tables are reserved for parents, teachers, and staff, and at 500 Baht per table, please make sure to sign up ...

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IGCSE / A Level Design and Technology Exhibition

From next Monday 10th February until the end of June 2020 we will have an ongoing exhibition of IGCSE and A Level DT Coursework  displayed in the Reception Area of Block A on the Secondary Campus. 

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Secondary Eco Team are Looking for Plastic Donations…

The Secondary Eco team are making Eco bricks and need...

LOTS OF PLASTIC!!!
Please support us by bring in all your waste plastic and plastic bottles. Collection bins can be found at the front of school.

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KS2 Eco team set up ‘Ink Refill Station!’

The KS2 Eco team were hard at work in term 2 setting up an Ink Refill Station! The team noticed we were wasting resources by throwing away the white board pens that had run out of ink. So they asked each class to make a box to save their empty pens. They set up collection times and every Friday break time the team filled up the old pens in their ink station! A fantastic Eco friendly idea to save on ...

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WHOLE SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP – FRIDAY 7TH FEBRUARY

SECONDARY SPORTS ROUNDUP:
https://www.instagram.com/p/B7-aBcHnax7/

PRIMARY SPORTS ROUNDUP:
https://www.instagram.com/p/B8JPRj-nw-4/

https://www.instagram.com/p/B8K1JOHnGoV/

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https://www.instagram.com/p/B8LR6Qsn_h2/

https://www.instagram.com/p/B8NOx6aHnTu/

 

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F1 in Schools

Last Friday 31st January 2020, Bangkok Prep's Design and Technology department hosted our first ever F1 in Schools Thailand event at T77. The day consisted of students and staff racing model F1 cars down a 20M racetrack. The F1 race cars took off at lightning speed upon pressing the start button. The person with the quickest reaction time won the race! The highlight of the day were 4 racing simulator ...

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The Young Americans at Bangkok Prep!

WOW - what a fantastic opportunity approximately 50 of our students had last weekend!  Students from Year 1 - 11 arrived early on Saturday morning for a full 2 days of Workshops culminating in what can only be described as an amazing concert Sunday afternoon.  The audience & students were treated to a 45 min performance by the Young Americans themselves which was full of energy, enthusiasm, dancing, ...

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Power Knowledge – Primary Library and EAL Team Up!!

Our Primary Library and Primary EAL departments have teamed up to bring you three awesome Power Knowledge Science databases - Life Science, Physical Science, and Earth and Space Science!

All of these amazing websites have an additional language read-aloud feature which allows users to translate article text and then listen in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, ...

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Health Talk from Samitivej Hospital

Thank you to all who attended our Health Talk this morning. This was provided by Wiriyaporn Chanrachakul MD from Samitivej Hospital, and gave an opportunity for parents to hear fact-based evidence and advice from a highly reputable source.

 

 

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Upcoming Term 2 Primary Afternoon Concert

NOTES FROM THE PRIMARY MUSIC DEPARTMENT
It is with pleasure that the Primary Music Department will host the Term 2 Afternoon Concert on Thursday 13th February, 2020, from 15:45-16:30 in music classroom 509 (on the 5th floor).

It promises to be a lovely afternoon, with soloists and small ensembles singing and playing piano, flute, guitar, and violin repertoire ranging from Classical to Contemporary ...

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Year 4 Production: ‘Rocking Romans’ – Friday 14th February

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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