WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 25TH JANUARY 2019

MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF SCHOOL –25TH JANUARY 2019

Dear Parents,

‘To be an outstanding learning community that is internationally-minded, inspiring all members to achieve their potential.’

Our vision relies heavily on parental support and this is essential if we are to be an outstanding learning community. As a fellow parent, I recognise the daily challenges that mothers and fathers face. Our role can often include being a taxi service, laundry ...

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FOBISIA Swimming Invitational 2019 – Bangkok Prep

On the 11th - 13th January, Bangkok Prep hosted the annual and high calibre FOBISIA Swimming Invitational, with over 600 swimmers attending from 24 International Schools from 7 different nations.

The wonderful facilities of Bangkok Prep enabled, for the first time ever, this Meet to have a twilight theme to it - with the long distance events being held on the Friday evening, where our swimmers shone ...

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Private: Puppy Cup and the Spring Fair Postponed

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MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF SECONDARY – 25TH JANUARY 2019

Dear Students, Parents and Colleagues,

We were disappointed not to have our Sports Day this week due to the forecasted poor Air Quality but were happy to see we made the right decision with regards the actual values on the day. Making a decision to cancel is always difficult, but we make our thinking simple by always putting student health first. The key for us was that the students would have had ...

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Bangkok Prep’s Policy on Air Quality

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Bangkok Prep Organic Farm @T77

The garden has come on leaps and bounds since the end of rainy season back in Term 1 - September/October, where it resembled more of a swamp than a garden. Now we are seeing some great crops of various lettuces, sweet pea and looking forward to seeing the crops of melon and strawberries.

Our student extended curriculum club have really enjoyed the experience of planting seeds and then replanting ...

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Year 4 Residential 2019

Year Four had an action packed residential to Rayong and Chonburi. Our trip was full of learning opportunities; we visited an Aquarium to learn about life cycles, learned about Space, helped to release crabs as part of a Mangrove conservation project and watched baby turtles swimming in a Sea Turtle Centre. It was a fantastic experience and the students were a credit to Bangkok Prep.

 

Francesca ...

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Year 2 Workshop for Parents:‘How to Support your Child at Home’

Last week, Year 2 held a workshop focusing on how parents can best support their children with home learning. It centred on Reading, Writing and Maths and gave many strategies and tips on how to help with homework and motivate children to engage fully in learning opportunities. One of the main messages was that homework should not be a chore for the whole family!

Suggestions were presented for playing ...

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FOBISIA Gymnastics Championships 2019

On the weekend of the 19-20th January 2019, Bangkok Prep participated in the FOBISIA Gymnastics Championships 2019 at Harrow International School, Bangkok. Gymnasts from clubs across Thailand came to participate in the competition and 8 schools from overseas were also represented, which was absolutely fantastic. It was a gathering of gymnasts and a great opportunity for our students to make new friends ...

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KS1 Playground Developments

The KS1 playground is having some new additions to it – coming very soon. We will be introducing a tree house as part of the first stage of the developments, which work will be completed on and ready after the February half-term break.

Artist impressions of the tree house

Work is also underway to install a traditional wooden play and obstacle course in the KS1 Playground and this will be ...

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Reception Early Bird Reading

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Chinese New Year 2019

Chinese New Year begins on the 5th February 2019. This will mark the beginning of the Year of the Pig, the twelfth sign in the Chinese Zodiac.

You can learn more about Chinese New Year here.

On Wednesday 6th February, we are happy to announce that students at both campuses will enjoy a Lion Dragon Dance.  We will share pictures of this and other celebrations in the Weekly Roundup before the ...

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Maths Workshops for Parents

Dear Parents,

We are delighted to announce that, during this term, we will be hosting some maths workshops for parents. The aim of these workshops is to provide an insight into the mastery approach to maths, which is followed here at Bangkok Prep, and to pass on some useful tips for you to use at home with your children. The workshops will comprise of: an introduction to the mastery approach, some ...

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FOBISIA Short Story Competition

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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