WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 11TH OCTOBER 2019

Bangkok Prep is the First International School in Thailand to Host a Forest Schools Level 3 Training Programme

We are delighted to announce that Bangkok Prep is the first International School in Thailand to host a Forest Schools Level 3 Training Programme at Bangkrachao over the October school holidays.

The Forest Schools philosophy is a way of adapting mainstream academic teaching to include, and to utilise, nature and the time spent there as a way of teaching.

There are a number of delegates signed ...

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The ‘Green’ Winter Fair – Saturday 7th December

The annual Bangkok Prep Winter Fair is almost here again!

This year’s theme is sustainability, eco-friendliness and green responsibility, making this our ‘Green’ Winter Fair, which will be held on Saturday 7th December from 2.00-6.00pm at the Primary Campus, Sukhumvit 53.

The annual fun swimming competition “Puppy Cup” will be hosted on the same day at the Primary Campus starting at ...

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Primary Eco Team Attend ‘Eco Beasts Conference’

On Monday 7th October 6 students from the Eco team were selected to attend the 'Eco Beasts Conference' hosted at St Andrews 71. It was an action packed day with sustainable workshops and talks about different eco ideas. The children took part in lots of fun activities including, making compost, melting plastic to make new things, making eco bricks, redesigning old t shirts and much more. We listened ...

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Why we chose Bangkok Prep

Our parents are at the heart of the Bangkok Prep community, hear what they have to say about us.

https://youtu.be/N7DrLHwC_wM

 

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June Klinsriruk – University Enrichment Administrative Officer (UEAO)

Qualifications

MBA: Management Information System (Nakhonratchasima Ratjabhat University)
Bachelor of Arts: Mass Communication (Ramkhamkheng University)

June Klinsriruk has just come on board as our University Enrichment Administrative Officer (UEAO). One of her priorities is to provide consultation and counselling to students (and their parents) who are looking at joining the best international ...

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Student Enhancement Days coming up in December

Dear Parents and Guardians,

As you may be aware, the Humanities faculty at Bangkok Prep are hosting Year 12 and Year 13 student workshops led by Time2Resources who are specialists in Business and Economics education in December. They are a UK based, leading provider of student conferences and producer of resources and study materials for a range of examination boards. Our workshop leaders, Helen ...

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Exeter University Visit – October 2019

Professor Akbar Javadi, from Exeter College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical sciences will be visiting us on 17th October at 3.30pm-4.00pm.

He will be holding a short session with students highlighting Exeter University's undergraduate courses like BEng Engineering and Entrepreneurship or MEng Engineering and Management or MSci Data science.

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UNIVERSITY VISITS – OCTOBER 2019

Throughout October  we have several universities visiting our students in the Sixth Form Centre to give talks on their respective institutions and the application processes.

Please see the schedule below for the first half of September and save the dates.

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Bangkok Prep Alumni – Social Media Accounts

Introducing the newly formed Bangkok Prep Alumni!
Follow us to keep updated on news and events the Alumni group organises.
Please check out and follow our other social media accounts as well.
@BangkokPrepAlumni

@BangkokPrepAlumni

@BKPSAlumni

linkedin.com/groups/10486046/

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Brona Soden – Meet the Teacher

QUALIFICATIONS

Degree in Information Technology and Telecommunications (University of Limerick, Ireland)
PGCE (University of Manchester)

Brona started out studying Information Technology and Telecommunications at the University of Limerick in Ireland. Soon after graduation, she found herself embarking upon her teaching career as an English teacher. Brona taught students of all ages from ...

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Primary Dr Seuss Day

As part of International School Library Month, the Primary Campus Library celebrated ‘Author Day’ with the works of Dr Seuss on Monday 7th October. For several weeks, our library helpers worked hard to brainstorm, organise, prepare resources, and volunteer with the day’s activities.

In the undercroft we played ‘Stack the Cat’s Hat’ and ‘Name that book!’. We played ‘Pin the Hat ...

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BKKMUN Conference 2019

23 Bangkok Prep students attended the annual BKKMUN Conference at Bangkok Patana School on Sunday, 6th October. The delegation consisted of both MUN veterans and delegates new to the concept of Model United Nations. After an exciting, yet intense day in their committees where they debated issues ranging from securing the rights of refugees to solving the South China Sea conflict, the delegates ...

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SECONDARY SPORTS ROUNDUP – 11TH OCTOBER 2019

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New Bangkok Prep Sports Social Media Accounts to Follow…

We are very pleased to announce our brand new Bangkok Prep Sports social media accounts on Twitter and Instagram 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 ...

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Bulldogs Varsity Boys Triumph at SIS

Our 1st Varsity Boys Basketball Game this season was a great success with our win over SIS at 55-49. The games were very hectic with SIS catching up at 48-48 in the last five minutes of the final game. Our boys fought their hearts out and successfully defended our leading position in just a close call.

 

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2 Fast 2 Furious @ Harrow International School

2 Fast 2 Furious is a sprint competition for 6yr olds through to 10 yr olds. 

This meet is classified as a Development meet but the level of competition was quite high. This however did not deter our swimmers from BKK Prep who were enthusiastic and ready for competition. For the majority of our swimmers this was an introduction to a meet with Fina Rules.

As a Coach it was impressive to see focus ...

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Primary Afternoon Concert – Term 1

Notes from the Primary Music Department
It is with pleasure that the Primary Music Department host the first of the Primary Afternoon Concert Series for the 2019-20 academic year. The first concert will be held on Thursday 17th October 2019, 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, ...

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Year 9 & Year 11 Options Afternoon – Wednesday 30th October

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Y11 Geography Fieldwork – Cha Am

Y11 Geography students had a fantastic weekend completing Geographical fieldwork in Cha Am, using a range of primary research techniques. Students investigated rivers, coasts and tourism in the local area. They were engaged and enthusiastic throughout and made us very proud.

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Reception Visit Santi Suk Post Office

This week the students in Reception have taken a walk to Santi Suk Post Office to post some mail to our family homes. We were visited last week by The Thailand Postal Service, who explained how mail is sorted and travels around Bangkok to our homes. They left us some post cards to illustrate, which we then took to the mail box this week. Some other year groups also asked us to post some mail on behalf ...

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Junior Mathematical Olympiad (JMO) 2019 Round – UKMT/United Kingdom Mathematics Trust 

Congratulations to Atty inY8 (who was in year 7 at the time of the competition), won a JMO Silver Medal and Book Prize for being one of the Top 50 scorers (Top 4%) out of 1,200 pupils who passed the Olympiad round from JMC (Junior Mathematical Challenge) which involves 272,000 participants in the UK and around the world.

 

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T77 Community Combating PM2.5

The residential buildings within our T77 Community have installed and tested water spray devices high on the buildings within the community. These measures should help to alleviate the impact of PM2.5 at our secondary campus this year and the years to come. The school is thankful to Sansiri for taking positive steps in helping every person within our warm community.

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AQI Update

We take the safety of everyone at our school extremely seriously, which is why we have stringent protocols in place offering protection in times of pollution.

With Air Purifiers across both campuses as well as fast and efficient response (including restricted outdoor activities dependant on the latest AQI level category), you can rest assured that your children will be looked after.

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Parent & Teacher Golf Day – Saturday 2nd November

Save the date......

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Termination of HABITO Shuttle Service to Pra Khanong BTS Station.

A reminder that the the pink/purple Habito shuttle buses NO longer pick-up or drop-off passengers at the Pra Khanong BTS station, this is due to a low number of passengers, coupled with unpredictable added travelling time).

The T77 to/from OnNut BTS station service remains unchanged.

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Our Campuses

Primary Campus

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

07-700-5858

Secondary Campus

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

02-700-5858