WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 4TH OCTOBER 2019

Pearson Outstanding Learner Awards

In a grand celebration held at Shangrila Hotel Bangkok, 320 guests comprised of learners, parents, teachers and representatives from the schools witnessed the Outstanding Learner Awards ceremony as Pearson, together with the Guest of Honour, the Deputy Director of Department of International Trade, British Embassy Thailand, Mark Smithson, recognised and awarded its Edexcel high achievers and encouraged ...

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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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A green and optimistic future … at Bangkok Prep

Dear Parents and Students 

As you know, Bangkok Prep is the second school in the world to be accredited with the highest Eco Schools Award - the Green Flag!

We are very proud of this achievement but we are realistic in the challenge ahead. In March 2019 our school hosted the first FOBISIA Environmental Conference in Thailand. This conference focused on reconnecting with nature in our cities. ...

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Primary Bangkok Prep Swim Squad at Tiger Prawns Swim Competition

Please join us in congratulating the Bangkok Prep Swim Squad for their excellent effort and achievement at the Tiger Prawns Swim competition last Sunday! 🏊‍♀️

The Bangkok Prep Swim Squad were all excited as this was the first swim competition of this academic year, and for some the first competition ever.

Bangkok Prep did exceptionally well with many swimmers attaining Personal Bests, ...

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Bulldogs Triumph at TISAC U15 Tournament

The U15 Girls & Boys Basketball Teams played their hearts out in 5 hard fought games to become TISAC U15 Tournament Champions on September 21st 🏆🏀🔥❤️🥇🥇 Congratulations boys & girls!! You guys are doing awesome!

Girls U15 Tournament
BKKP 13-2 STA107
BKKP 23-10 SISB
BKKP 21-4 BCIS
1st Place in Group A
Semi Final
BKKP 17-10 Regents
Final
BKKP 19-14 STA 71
Total: ...

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SPORTS ROUNDUP – 4TH October 2019

If you aren’t already following bangkokprep_sport on Instagram and @BKPSSport on Twitter – be sure to add them now for all the latest news and activities at Bangkok Prep Sports.

Here’s a brief roundup of what has been happening in Primary and Secondary Sport this week…

SECONDARY

Rugby

An incredible effort by the @bangkokprep U15 Rugby squad who came away with a 15-5 win ...

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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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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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Lucy Allen – University Guidance Counsellor

Lucy is now entering her second year as Bangkok Prep’s University Guidance Counsellor.

Her aim for this year is to continue to maximise the support that the school provides towards ensuring our students find the ‘best match’ university for them.

As a university guidance counsellor the thing that Lucy enjoys the most is working with our students; she loves discussing (and discovering) their ...

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Clive Leach Workshops at Bangkok Prep

We were delighted to welcome organisational coach, Clive Leach, to work with secondary students, parents and teachers last week; preparing for examinations and key transitions on ‘mental toughness’. Clive has a 30 year history of facilitating positive growth and change with individuals, organisations and communities in the UK, South East Asia and Australia. These workshops will form part of our ...

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Lisa Morgan – Head of Primary Music

Lisa Morgan – Head of Primary Music: Qualifications

Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Education
Cambridge iGCSE qualified music moderator
Internationally experienced Choral director

As Head of Primary Music, Lisa Morgan is responsible for planning and teaching the entire primary music education curriculum and assessment of all students from Nursery to Year 6, in order to ensure the highest ...

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THINK PINK – October 11th 2019

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Y11 Parent Workshop – October 1st 2019

We had a wonderful turnout for our Y11 Parents' Meeting about the upcoming Sixth Form Option Process.  Lots of questions were answered, with even more raised as these important decisions are made over the next few weeks.

 

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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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Year 1 Developing Writers Parent Workshop

This week, the Year 1 teachers had the opportunity to hold a writing workshop for Year 1 parents. We were able to share the complex journey of writing and explain how many different skills are involved in writing. We showed parents the different ways we teach language acquisition in Year 1 and how to develop skills such as fine motor control to hold a pencil. We played some phonics games together and ...

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First Playgroup Session of Term 1!

Bangkok Prep's first Playgroup sessions of Term 1 took place this week on Tuesday and Thursday. 

We were pleased to see so many parents and children at our first Playgroup - there were over 20 children in attendance.

The Playgroup, led by Miss Kay, is a fantastic opportunity to strengthen parent-infant bonding in a friendly, international environment whilst enhancing creativity through sensory ...

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Amy O’Connor – Year 2 Leader

Amy is Bangkok Prep’s new Year 2 Leader as well as also being a Year 2 teacher. She is an accomplished teacher who has taught Years 1, 2, 3 and 4 during her time at schools in the UK, China, Hong Kong and now Thailand – teaching internationally since 2010.

Amy has a solid educational background, holding a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Liverpool, UK and also a PGCE in ...

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

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Reception Parents Phonics Workshop – Wednesday 9th October 2019

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Investigating Osmosis with Onion Cells

In class this week Y10 pupils were investigating the effect of osmosis on red onion cells under the microscope. Pupils added either a drop of distilled water or a drop of sodium chloride solution to onion cells and observed the cells under the microscope.

Joy (10WG) took this picture of her plasmolysed onion cells. Water has moved out of the cells by osmosis and so the cytoplasm in each cell has ...

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SECONDARY: LIVE UNDER THE UNDERCROFT and BATTLE OF THE BANDS AUDITIONS

 

Calling all interested musicians/rock bands who would like to perform in the upcoming November “Live Under the Undercroft” session and any group who would like to be considered for “Battle of the Bands” (February 2020).
Next week: Monday 7th October at lunch time, auditions will be held in Room SB 111.
Musicians and Rock Bands should have one piece ready to perform.

Miss ...

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Parent & Teacher Golf Day – Saturday 2nd November

Save the date......

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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