WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 15TH NOVEMBER 2019

LOY KRATHONG 2019 CELEBRATIONS

A huge thank you to all of the students and the Thai Department who worked together to tell the story of the Thai Festival of Loy Krathong, through traditional Thai dance and music, in this week’s Primary and Secondary assemblies.

It was wonderful to see so many people in Thai traditional dress and so many teachers joining the students for the dance during the ceremonies.

A big thank you to ...

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The Head of Secondary writes… Value of the Month is Internationally Minded

What does it mean to be internationally minded? It’s a key part of our school vision, it’s one of our Life Values, as teachers and students we focus on being internationally minded but it can still be hard to define.

When I google the definition to see how it is described in an educational context, every definition is different but I can connect and believe in each. It reaffirms my conclusion ...

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Remembrance Day 2019

On Monday 11th November, across both campuses, Bangkok Prep students and staff attended very thoughtful assemblies for Remembrance Day. A 1 minute silence was observed at 11:00 and we learnt more about the horrors of war and how we should respect those who lost their lives fighting for freedom.

Secondary History Teacher Mr Davis and students Marco, Svara and Andre (who led the Secondary remembrance ...

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Bangkok Prep Bulldog Cup – Saturday 23rd November

Bulldog Cup 2019
Countdown to the Bulldog Cup 2019!! This Saturday 23rd November we are welcoming swimmers from the top tier International Schools in Bangkok to compete in our 50m pool on the Secondary Campus T77, from 7am onwards.

#gobulldogs #BulldogCup2019

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U15 FOBISIA Tournament 2019 Roundup

Congratulations to the team who participated in the U15 FOBISIA tournament last weekend. All of the students involved should be incredibly proud of themselves as they put their heart and soul into each event, which resulted in several outstanding performances. The tournament started with swimming where the team collected many individual and team medals.

One of the biggest highlights was coming 1st ...

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Whole School Christmas Concert – Tickets now Available

The prestigious Whole School Christmas Concert will take place on Wednesday 11th December 2019 at our Secondary Campus T77 from 16:30-18:30.

The Whole School Christmas Concert is a unique event that sees the finest Primary and Secondary music and drama ensembles unite for a special musical celebration of the festive season. It will be held at the beautiful Secondary Auditorium at T77. Students in ...

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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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ISB Swimfest 2019

ISB Swimfest was the Bulldogs biggest competition of the season so far with an impressive 86 swimmers competing on behalf of the school. We had representatives from both Primary and Secondary competing.

Saturday 9th November saw our young 10 and unders racing for points and personal bests in the morning, and then the 11 and overs made a splash in the afternoon session.

There were some outstanding ...

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Multi-Sport Camp 16th – 20th December 2019

We will be running a multi-sport camp at the Secondary Campus for 7-11 and 12-18 year old groups on Monday 16th to Friday 20th December. For more information please contact K. Nok by email: GatesudaP@bkkprep.ac.th

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‘Plant a Plant Day’

Continuing next week is ‘Plant a Plant Day’ – bring your recycled containers in and use them to plant seeds around school and make it an even greener place 🌳♻️🌼

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CSAT Lead Beach Cleanup in Bang Saen

As part of our community service duties, we decided to create a group of like-minded individuals with passion and concern for the community which we live in. The aim was to promote a better future for our society through student-led initiatives tackling a variety of issues from the environment to social equality. That was the beginning of the Community Service Action Team (CSAT), or what we playfully ...

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Think Pink: ‘Bulldogs Battle – Varsity vs Staff’

We are very excited to be bringing our very own Think Pink Event to the school community at T77 Campus on Friday 22nd November - 'Bulldogs Battle'. Varsity v Staff. Come along and cheer them on!! 📣🏀

#BangkokPrepSport #ThinkPink #BulldogsBattle

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EYFS Celebrate Loy Krathong

As part of Bangkok Prep's Internationally Minded week, children in EYFS today invited their parents to come to school and make Krathongs with them. They had a lot of fun and learnt about the Thai Loy Krathong ceremony! 🎍🇹🇭

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Loy Krathong – Year 1 Student & Parent Krathong Making

Happy Loy Krathong Festival 2019 from all of us at Bangkok Prep! 🕯🇹🇭

On Monday 11th November our Year 1 pupils showed their creative flair and expertise with their parents watching on, as they made their very own Krathongs!

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Bangkok Prep Forest Campus Community Day

The response to the Forest Campus Community Day was very well received with all 60 places being filled within two days. I have now closed the registration form, and have noted that many more people have expressed an interest in this event. I thank you for your interest and will definitely organize more in the future.

Please watch this space for details of the next community day

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Online Safety Parent Workshop – Wed 20th November

Dear all Bangkok Prep Primary Parents and Guardians,

I am pleased to announce that on Wednesday 20th November 2019, there will be an Online Safety Parent Workshop available. 

At Bangkok Prep we recognise the importance of online safety and understand it can be an ever changing area. Hopefully this session can help you to navigate the world of online safety for you and your family.  

The ...

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New Large Air Purifiers Around Campuses

We want our children to breathe fresh, clean air! 🏡🌳Brand new, high capacity Air Purifiers have been installed around both campuses, in order to ensure that there is clean and safe air in our learning spaces.

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2020 School Calendar Order Form

Would you like to order a 2020 School Calendar?

We are currently making our annual 2020 School Calendar, as our end of term gift from the school, and would like to know the numbers of the families who are interested in receiving a copy.

This will be a desk calendar with all school holidays and important dates contained within it.
Please complete this form by Tuesday 19th November 2019.

We ...

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KS2 Sports Day – Wednesday 4th December

KS2 Parents are cordially invited to come and support their child as they participate in our annual KS2 (Year 3-Year 6) Sports Day on Wednesday 4th December from 08:45am to 13:30am at Bangkok Prep T77.

Please be aware that the PE department has emailed the Sports Day firefly recommended bookmark page to all KS2 parents today. Please ensure you check your email, so you have all the details before ...

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Día de los Muertos  – ¡Una celebración de la vida!

Hace 2 semanas, el 1 de noviembre, la facultad de Lenguas Mundiales festejó el Día de los Muertos.

Ese día, en cada clase en la facultad, los alumnos aprendieron sobre esta tradición tan importante e influyente. Tuvieron la oportunidad de descubrir los elementos diferentes del festival en lo cual las personas recuerdan familiares y amigos que han muerto.

En las clases de español hablamos ...

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Phase 2, Term 2 ECA sign up is now OPEN!

This is your last chance to sign up to ECAs for Term 2.  

Please ensure you sign up before midnight on Tuesday 26th November to make sure you don't miss out on the wonderful ECA opportunities offered at our school.

Secondary students - please sign up before you go off on Residential next week.
Online sign up phase 2: Thursday 21st (4.00PM) – Tuesday 26th November 2019 (11:59PM)

ECA ...

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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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Jason Beilby – Meet our Staff

Jason Beilby joined Bangkok Prep as our school’s new Communications & Development Supervisor shortly before the start of this 2019-2020 academic year.

Jason has solid credentials having worked previously in Business Development and Sales and Marketing, and brings experience as well as a strong educational background - he was educated from school up to Master’s degree level in the UK.

He ...

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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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Save the Date – EconplusDal 2020

Save the date for the EconplusDal event coming up in 2020.....

EVENT DETAILS:

Saturday April 25th and Sunday April 26th 2020
10:00-16:00
Bangkok Prep Primary Campus

www.econplusdal.com

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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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Our Campuses

Primary Campus

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

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Secondary Campus

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

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