WEEKLY ROUNDUP – 5TH APRIL 2019

FOBISIA Environmental Conference 2019

       
Reconnecting with Nature in our Cities
This March, Bangkok Prep welcomed delegates from three fellow FOBISIA member schools to participate in the annual FOBISIA Environmental Conference, with the aim of addressing an ever more pressing question; how can we connect more with nature whilst living in a modern metropolis?
A Mindful Approach
Each day of the conference began with an hour ...

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Spring Fair 2019

Thank you to everyone that came along to the Annual Bangkok Prep Spring Fair on Sunday 31st March – it was a pleasure having you all!! We had music, food, entertainment and fun for the family. Special thanks also to the FOBP for organising the Prize Draw and congratulations to all the lucky winners!!

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University Offers Roundup – 5th April 2019

It has been another busy week of University offers and acceptances for our Year 13 students, here are just a few...

Huge congratulations to Sally who, after a rigorous application process, has received an offer from UCL to study Architecture. This university is ranked the Number 1 place to study Architecture in the world (QS World University Ranking 2019). Well done Sally!

Congratulation ...

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BISAC Athletics Championship 2019

Last week Bangkok Prep took part in the BISAC Athletics Championship Varsity, U15 and U13 at ISB.

The event was a great success and the students represented themselves with pride, dedication and a willingness to perform to the best of their abilities.

What was really pleasing to see was the support the students gave each other and the support of the parents at the event. This always gives the ...

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MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF SCHOOL: Focus on Maths and English Faculty Developments

Dear Parents and Students,

I am sure that you are looking forward to the Songkran Holiday and I hope you find some time to rest and relax with your family.

I would like to continue with my announcements about our new staffing for the next academic year. As a result of the exciting Secondary Campus developments, the Maths and English Faculties will double in size. This investment in resources ...

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Message from the The Head of Primary – Friday 5th April 2019

An Amazing Term!
Dear All,

What an amazing term we have had at Bangkok Prep Primary! I would like to thank everyone in the community who have all played a part in its success and enjoyment. I particularly want to thank the staff @53. When I say staff, I do not just mean our teachers, who I am always thanking for going beyond expectations on a daily basis. I also want to thank all the other members ...

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MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF SECONDARY – 5TH APRIL 2019

Dear Students, Parents and Colleagues,

We finished a very busy Term today with a lovely Songkran celebration organised by our Thai Department and Thai classes. I always like these assemblies because they firmly root us in our host culture and allow us time to reflect on where we are. Many cultures have themes of cleansing and renewal in their traditions. It is important for us to realise that we ...

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Primary Afternoon Concert

This week we had the pleasure of listening to over 100 talented primary students perform in the second Primary Afternoon Concert of the year. The concert featured the Piccolo Choir, Primary Choir, Primary Orchestra, and Recorder Club as well as 19 soloists. Students from Year 1 to Year 6 performed pieces on piano, violin, and voice ranging from Bach to The Beatles to Oasis. They were supported by fellow ...

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School License Holder Honoured by Ministry of Education

On the 127th year anniversary of the Ministry of Education, which fell on the 1st of April 2019, the Ministry honoured those who have made a great contribution to the development of MOE. This honours list included Khun Patrada Yomnak, our School License Holder. She received a certificate and a pin of appreciation from the Permanent Secretary of Education on that day.

Congratulations Khun Patrada ...

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House Tournament Term 2.2  – KS1 (Year 1&2) Benchball 

Our KS1 (Year 1 & 2) students participated in their first ever House Benchball tournament this week during PE. Students have been working on ball skills and game play this term. Skills showcased in the tournament included the ability to pass, catch, move on court when attacking and defending, knowing how to score and work as a team in a sportsmanlike way. Good job KS1, your skills and understanding ...

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Bangkok Prep Playgroup – Term 2

As we move towards the end of another successful term of our Bangkok Prep Playgroup, we wanted to thank you again for all your support. It has been great meeting many of you and spending time doing exciting activities with your little ones.

This term we have 'Walked through the Jungle' and explored 'Under the Sea', with the children making some fantastic pictures and artwork.

Our last Bangkok ...

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Year 1 Fundraising for PAWs

This half term, Year 1 have been learning how to look after animals as part of their learning in their theme ‘Paws, Claws and Whiskers’. When the children learned all about local animals, they wanted to take action to help their local animals. One part of this was fundraising for the local cat charity PAWs. PAWs help cats in need on the streets of Bangkok and they rehome many cats as well as providing ...

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Moose Games Gymnastics Competition 2019

On the weekend of the 30-31st March 2019, Bangkok Prep participated in the Moose Games Gymnastics Competition 2019 at Thai Canadian Community Sports Centre. Gymnasts from 15 clubs across the country came to participate in the competition and 10 schools from overseas in total were represented, which was absolutely fantastic.

This was a great competition for the new gymnasts who wanted to gain more ...

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Happy Spring Holidays!

Being a part of an international school like Bangkok Prep offers opportunities to learn about different cultures, traditions and religions. We are so fortunate to have the freedom to celebrate and appreciate our friends’ beliefs and cultures.

We heard the Jewish story about Passover and Moses leading the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt.

Last week we learned about Christians celebrating Easter, ...

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E-SAFETY UPDATE – Roblox

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

Click below to read the parent's guide to Roblox

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Super Swimmers!

We have had much excitement and achievement in the swimming pool with our youngest swimmers this week. The students in Reception have been working hard on their confidence and skill when swimming in the main pool, persevering with the challenges of learning how to breathe in the water as well as developing their freestyle stroke.

During our sessions this week some students showed great determination ...

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Bae Celebrates Princess Sirindhorn’s Birthday

Bae in Year 2 was lucky enough to celebrate Princess Sirindhorn’s birthday on Tuesday 2nd April and even got to present the Princess with a beautiful bouquet of flowers for the occasion.

 

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Primary Boys Football Roundup – 5th April 2019

TISAC League - Under 11 boys’ finish second in the league

After winning 1, drawing 1 and losing 1 of the first round of league matches, our under 11 boys put in a much stronger showing in the second round of fixtures to finish in second place.

First up was eventual winners Ascot. After a pulsating encounter against Ascot's Academy team, Prep were narrowly denied a win by a last minute Ascot ...

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Milil’s Continued Badminton Success

Milil is in Year 1 and at just 6 1/2 years old is the youngest badminton player I have come across in all my years teaching. Milil was extremely excited to share with me and her class her badminton success from last week and I feel very proud of her efforts within the sport thus far in her career.

With the support of her parents, Milil has been playing Badminton for about a year. She has taken part ...

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Year 4 Sound Showcase

Year 4's have worked incredibly hard and had so much fun using the skills they have learnt in their thematic unit 'Sound', to design and make their own instruments. They also wrote reports explaining how their instruments work and how to change volume and pitch when playing them. Alongside this they made their own models showing and describing the parts of an ear. Today Year 4's showcased their work ...

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More Organic Options Now Available in the Salad Bar

The lettuce that is being grown in our own organic garden at T77 is now in our very own Cafeteria!  Epicure have agreed to purchase the lettuce that is grown on our school site to use in the daily salad bar that is available for all of our students and staff.  The lettuce is fresh and tasty and we look forward to more of our organic products being used and made available to our Bangkok Prep Community.  ...

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University of Glasgow Visit Sixth Form

Dr Henrik Hesse, an Assistant Professor of Aero Engineering from the University of Glasgow, visited the Sixth Form Centre on Wednesday. Dr. Hesse gave a fascinating talk over his career, and introduced students to different types of Engineering - giving students the information needed to be able to make an informed decision about the direction of their future studies. 

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U11 Girls Football – TISAC Tournament

Saturday 30th March 2019 TISAC Tournament.

Early on Saturday morning the U11 Girls Football Tournament travelled to Bromsgrove for the final tournament of the season. Due to the timing of the tournament we had to ask for 3 U9 girls to play up in the U11 tournament; Elena, Kano and Seoeun stepped up (thank you very much girls!). The girls were in Pool B playing against Heathfield, BCIS and Regents. ...

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