WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 15TH MARCH 2019

BISJMC 2019 Mathematics Competition

On Tuesday 12th March 2019, three teams consisting of Year 7 and Year 8 students travelled to Shrewsbury International School to participate in the BISJMC 2019 Mathematics Challenge.

The students had fun solving Maths problems individually, as well as in their teams.

Atty (7DK) performed exceptionally well in the Individual Round and was awarded the ‘Top Junior’ title.

Thank you to Shrewsbury ...

View More

Booklover’s Bash

To celebrate our love for reading, KS2 students were selectively invited to the Booklover's Bash on Thursday afternoon.

We began our carousel of activities with a scavenger hunt, playing charades, making cartoon books, and mixing frobscottle drinks, which is what Roald Dahl's Big Friendly Giant drinks. Then we went to the cafeteria to have fruit, cheese, and build our own chocolate chip ice cream ...

View More

Elizabeth O’Sullivan – Secondary Book Week Guest Author

Some of you will remember Elizabeth O’Sullivan as one of Bangkok Prep’s very own teachers. Since leaving this academic year, she has gone on to write her first novel and it was an absolute delight to welcome her back in her new prestigious position as our Guest Author.

It may have been a while since Elizabeth’s last stage appearance, but Book Week got off to a flying start with a highly-inspirational ...

View More

Book Week Buddy Reading in the Library

We’ve had fun ‘buddy reading’ in the library during Book Week. There are several benefits to having a reading buddy.

One benefit is for children to build friendships in different age groups, which will encourage a ‘family’ atmosphere and form important community ties between students.

For older children, buddy reading helps to improve their communication skills and develop confidence ...

View More

Face the Cookie, Wookiee!

During lunch on Thursday 14th March, we had a house competition to see which house could consume the most cookies. But it wasn't easy. Children had two minutes to see if they could maneuver a cookie from their forehead to their mouth without using their hands. We were good sports and we all had a hilariously fun time.

Many thanks to our contestants, library helpers, house captains, and Mr Fletcher ...

View More

An Invitation from The Head of Primary Friday 15 March 2019

Dear All,

Another well planned and executed week in Primary and thanks to everyone involved! The team work we have all shown this year has been impressive and a pleasure to be part of. Thanks to Catherine Frisbie, Will Fearon and Dan O Sullivan for supporting Battle of the Bands last Saturday and well done to Matt Ferrier for Sunday’s Primary Swimathon. Well done, everyone!

I want to take this ...

View More

MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF SECONDARY – 15TH MARCH 2019

Dear Students, Parents and Colleagues,

Our focus in school this week has been our annual Book Week. We had quizzes, readings, Faculty montages and today’s character dress-up. I was really pleased to see students get involved and was particularly happy to see some great staff involvement. We had the usual mix of Hermiones, Harrys and a lot of adventure heroes. Hopefully we have nudged a few reluctant ...

View More

Bangkok Prep’s Swimathon 2019

On this past beautiful swimming weather Sunday, some Bangkok Prep students made use of the 25m pool to complete their Swimathon pledges. This is the first ever Swimathon for Bangkok Prep and will continue each year going forward. The students are swimming for Wildlife Conservation raising funds for their respective houses. This is also a wonderful opportunity for our parents to see how their child ...

View More

UNIVERSITY OFFERS – Imperial College London

Congratulations to Pan for her offer to study Chemistry at Imperial College London.

View More

Songkran Festival

“Sawadee Pee Mai Thai” This is a Thai language phrase you will hear when the Songkran festival is celebrated. As you may know, Songkran is Thailand’s most famous festival and an important event on the Buddhist calendar. This year in Thailand Songkran starts on Saturday April 13th and the festival continues for several days. This water festival marks the beginning of the traditional Thai New Year. ...

View More

TISAC Primary Battle of the Bands

This past Saturday we hosted the TISAC Primary Battle of the Bands at T77. Nine school and 11 bands participated in an exciting performance that displayed the musical talents across a range of styles. From movie hits like ‘This is Me’ to classic rock songs like ‘Seven Nation Army’, there was music for everyone to enjoy.

Bangkok Prep was represented by Aadi, Elliot, Finley, and MJ from Year ...

View More

Child Safeguarding at Bangkok Prep

In line with international standards, Bangkok Prep takes child safeguarding very seriously. Our continually updated Child Protection and Safeguarding policy, along with our thorough background checks on all staff, help us to provide safe and secure campuses for all our students.

View More

Going for Gold: The Inter-Schools Championship!

This weekend our BKK Prep Sailing Squad braved the strong winds and waves of Pattaya Bay to prepare for their most important race of the season: The Inter-Schools Championship!

This event brings together the top sailing squads from international schools throughout Thailand for two days of tough racing.

Winds were strong, generally averaging 16 knots and gusting to 18 knots. Our students experienced ...

View More

E-Safety Update – #WakeUpWednesday

As part of our ongoing commitment to E-Safety, we are encouraging parents to talk to their children about online safety.

#WakeUpWednesday

7 Conversation Topics E-Safety.PDF

View More

International Women’s Day

Chelsea FC Coaches came to primary earlier today to raise awareness of International Women's Day and ran a fun lunchtime football skills session with the students.
#internationalwomensday2019

View More

Bangkok Prep Spring Fair 2019

Spring Fair 2019 – The Annual Bangkok Prep Family Day
Dear Bangkok Prep Community,

We are delighted to invite you to our Spring Fair on Sunday 31st March 2019 at the Primary Campus, from 2.00 – 6.00pm.

There will be lots of excellent entertainment performed by our very own talented students, FOBP Lucky Prize Draw, shopping and food stalls (including organic farm produce and gluten free ...

View More

ECA Term 3 Sign Up is Now Open!!!

KEY DATES:

Friday 15th March (4.00 pm)  – Thursday 21st March (11.59 pm)
Online Sign Up Phase 1

Friday 22nd March (4.00 pm) – Wednesday 27th March (11.59 pm)
Online Sign Up - Phase 2

Friday 29th March

Term 3 ECA confirmation and payment details will be emailed to all parents.

Last day of Term 2 ECAs

Friday 29th March – Monday 22nd April
Payment period for Term ...

View More

Booking Primary Parent Teacher Meetings Online

The final round of Bangkok Prep Primary Parent Teacher Meetings of this school year will take place on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th March from 14:40 to 17:00. Once again we will be using an online booking system for these meetings.

An online booking system enables you to have better control over which teachers you see and when.

Here are some of the key features for parents:

Certainty ...

View More

Year 7 Sustainable Cities Showcase

Year 7 students demonstrated fantastic creativity, team work and problem solving skills in their recent Sustainable Cities Showcase.

View More

Secondary Musicians Needed for the Summer Production of Joseph

The Secondary Music Department are looking for Secondary Students who would like to join the musical team supporting our school production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat in June 2019.  Students who play piano, guitar, bass or drums and should contact Mrs Kellner for further information.

View More

Reception Stay & Play – Butterflies, Dragonflies & Grasshoppers

Reception will be hosting the following Stay & Play Sessions in March:

 

View More

Bangkok Prep – An Outstanding Learning Community!

Bangkok prep are proud to be hosting the FOBISIA Job Alike Workshop (JAWS) this weekend.
We have invited swimming coaches from all over Asia to come and share best practice to develop our International School Swimming Programmes. Mr Matt Ferrier, the event organiser, has put together an engaging and exciting programme and we are very much looking forward to the impact this will have upon the development ...

View More

Primary Art Space Developments

Creativity is so important to us at Bangkok Prep, we have worked hard to make a space to create Art which is inspiring. This week, we were lucky enough to have Laurie and Uri from Attic Studios to help us develop the mural in the Artspace at 53 to incorporate our house animals. They created a mural which represents all the house animals, Tigers, Lions, Bears and Elephants.

Thank you to Laurie and ...

View More

The Sound of Musicals 2019

Next Friday Year 4 will be bringing their production 'The Sound of Musicals 2019' to the Primary Auditorium from 1.15pm.

View More

 Primary Volunteer Award 

We are pleased to announce that the primary volunteer award will be given to any child who completes 10 hours or more of their own time to a charity or a community cause. We know that a lot of people in our school do amazing work in the community and feel it is only right that they get the recognition that they deserve.

If your child does any charity work or gives time for a cause, we would ...

View More

CPR & First Aid Training – Teaching Assistants

Back in February -  25 Teaching Assistants from Bangkok Prep completed and became certified in CPR and First Aid over the course of 2 days. Instructor Matt Ferrier remarked that it was one of the most proactive and energetic classes he has ever conducted. The TA's were instructed on the finer points of acting in an emergency situation with confidence and care and being comfortable in the role of the ...

View More

Reading workshops for KS2 parents

View More

Secondary Live from the Undercroft……Coming Soon!!

View More

Year 1 Colours in French

Year 1 have been learning the French words for different colours by playing dominos. On one side of the domino the colour was shown and on the other side the colour was written in French! A tricky game but they succeeded. Bravo les garçons! Well done boys! 👏 

View More

Our Campuses

Primary Campus

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

02-260-7890

Secondary Campus

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

02-700-5858