WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 30TH AUGUST 2019

Welcome from the Head of School – 2019/20

Dear Parents & Students,

I hope that you and your family have enjoyed the holiday period and your children are looking forward to settling well into the new academic year’s routines. I would like to encourage you to read the NEWS AND EVENTS section of the school’s website regularly so that you are up to date with essential information for all members of our school community. This section ...

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Outstanding A Level results

We are proud to announce an outstanding set of A Level results! The value-added attainment has improved on last year’s, and the percentage of grades at A* or A has increased by a huge 8%! A particular congratulations to the eight students who achieved an amazing three or more A* or As!
All IGCSE results will be received by Thursday 22nd August; however, early indications from the subjects already received ...

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ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE: THE BANGKOK PREP IGCSE RESULTS 2019

We are pleased to announce our best IGCSE results ever!  All the hard work from staff and students has led to huge successes! Well done everyone!

The number of top grades is at its highest ever - 50% of all grades were either A* or A.

We are especially proud to announce an outstanding value-added score of +0.60. This means that, on average, students' grades were significantly higher than expected ...

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Primary Results 2019 

Following our outstanding Secondary results, we are extremely proud to now also announce a superb set of Primary results from Bangkok Prep students! A big well done to each and every student at Bangkok Prep, and also to our world-class teaching staff for all their hard work and dedication!
✅ In Maths, 91% of our students met or exceeded expectations
✅ In Reading, 87% of our students met or ...

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Oxford Undergraduate Admissions Event

At Bangkok Prep we are delighted to support our students and their parents attend an upcoming Oxford University Undergraduate Admissions Event in Bangkok on Tuesday 3rd September.  

"Oxford is the number one university in the world according to the Times Higher Education World Rankings 2017-2019 and therefore entry is competitive. This presentation will include detail on every aspect of the application ...

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Welcome to our new Nursery Children

The Nursery children have had a fantastic first few days at school. They have enjoyed exploring the classroom environment, both indoors and outdoors. The children are beginning to familiarise themselves with Nursery staff and have had great fun playing and learning.

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Bangkok Prep Community House Crests

The first few days back at Secondary were awash with fun and creative challenges for our students: Paron School of Art were brought onboard to run a community art workshop for secondary school students at Bangkok Prep International School in the design and deliver a large scale community art project over one day for the students, all aged between 13-18 year olds.

In order to develop a truly collaborative ...

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Primary Library Renovations

Special thanks to Khun Pim, Mr Man and the maintenance team, Mr Yim and the ICT team, and the Primary Library staff who diligently worked through the summer holiday to renovate our Library.

Our library has been reorganised and redecorated to meet the demands of our busy Library schedule. There are now two distinct learning areas equipped with smart TVs and computers for the different Key Stages. ...

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Primary Book Fair

Next week is the Primary Book Fair - taking place from Monday to Friday in the Undercroft @53.

There will be lots of vendors taking part and many fantastic books on sale - so make sure you come and have a look and pick up a new read.

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Electric Vehicle Charging Station Coming Soon to the Secondary Campus

As a committed Green Flag Eco school, Bangkok Prep will be the 1st international school in Thailand to have a SHARGE Electric Vehicle charging station for use with all electric vehicles with any type of connection. In addition to that, there will be two #BMW #i3s Battery Electric Vehicle available to use at the Secondary campus. 

Installation of the SHARGE Electric Vehicle charging station is ...

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Secondary Parent Information Evening

Secondary parents are invited to attend the Parent Information Evening on Thursday 5th September in the Secondary Campus Auditorium at the following times:
 
• KS3: 3.30-4.00pm
• KS4: 4.15-4.45pm
• Sixth Form: 5.00-5.30pm
 

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World Scholar’s Cup Global Round 2019 – Sydney, Australia

On 14th-21st August, thirteen Bangkok Prep Scholars attended the World Scholar’s Cup Global Round in Sydney, Australia. It was an intense week, packed with team-building events, trips and cruises alongside the main Competition part. In Team Debate, Scholar’s Challenge and Scholar’s Bowl, our Scholars competed with over 2000 Scholars from 27 countries representing 200 schools. Overall, Bangkok ...

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University Visits – September 2019

In September we have a number of  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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PHASE 2 ECA Sign up is now open!

Parents/students can see what ECAs they have been accepted onto in Phase 1 sign up and you can now sign up for any other ECAs that have vacancies in Phase 2 sign up.  Phase 2 sign up is first come, first served and only shows ECAs that have vacancies.

You can also make changes to your ECA selections in Phase 2 until it closes at 11.59pm on Tuesday 3rd September.

Key dates:

Friday 30th August ...

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Private: Welcome from our Secondary Counsellor

I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and explain a little about my position at Bangkok Prep.

My name is Rhonda Wright.  I am from the State of Kansas in the United States of America.  My husband, Orlando, and I are excited to return to Bangkok and the Bangkok Prep Community.  I am beginning my 30th year working in education.  I started as a high school mathematics teacher ...

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Key Stage Two (KS2) Welcome Meetings

It was a pleasure to meet so many KS2 parents at the welcome meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday. Thank you for your time and we hope you found them useful and informative.
 
If you were not able to attend, please do not worry, you can find the slide shows for the KS2 presentations and Year Group presentations on our Firefly page.
At Bangkok Prep we are always looking to improve and develop. Therefore ...

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EYFS Curriculum Workshop for Nursery and Reception Parents

EYFS Parents are invited to attend the EYFS Curriculum Workshop for Nursery and Reception 
When: Wednesday 4th September 08:15 - 09:15 
Where: Room 215

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Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Welcome Meetings

Thank you to all the parents who were able to attend the Nursery and Reception Welcome sessions this week. It was wonderful to introduce the team to our Early Years families and share information to support the children and their learning. If you were unable to attend or would like to look back at the information shared the presentations are available on Firefly. We hope everyone found the meetings ...

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Bus Monitor and Bus Driver Training

Our school Bus Monitors and Bus Drivers have been in school getting ready for the start of the new school year. They have received annual Child Safeguarding Training, met our Primary School Nurses, received training about their role and the school's rules, regulations and expectations as well picked up their Units ready for the School Travel Manager App to be used from the first day of school. Our ...

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Invigilators needed for the October-November 2019 exam season and beyond…

We are currently recruiting for exam invigilators for the exam season at Bangkok Prep this academic year, starting in October, November, January, February, April - June.

If you are interested and would like please email Chris Hall chall@bkkprep.ac.th to find out more.

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Monte’s International Golf Competitions

In July, Monte in Year 8 was part of Thailand team and qualified representative of the Thailand Golf Association, competing in 2 tournaments – ‘IMG Junior World Golf 2019’ and ‘FCG Callaway World Championship 2019’ - in California, USA. The results were quite impressive. At IMG Junior World Golf, Monte got 14th place out of 160 participants around the world. The following week, Monte secured ...

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Patrick Awarded at PTT-Lawn Tennis Tournament

Congratulations to Patrick in Year 6, who was awarded the 3rd place certificate at the PTT-Lawn Tennis Tournament, in the boys U12 category, on Monday 27th Aug, 2019.

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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