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Virtual School Summit

Bangkok // 2021

Find your ideal school today.

About The Event

Bangkok is becoming a prime location for quality education. It’s time for Bangkok to move into the center of the SE Asian educational stage!

This Summit takes a more comprehensive look at some of the top schools that we feature in our International Schools Guide.

This event is specifically designed for parents outside of Bangkok to be able to access a more personalised experience and a tool to assist them making a shortlist or decision on a school, prior to arriving in Bangkok.

The sessions below give you the opportunity to hear directly from select schools and a venue to shop for your ideal school based on location, curriculum, price structure and more.

Bangkok Patana School

Time: 8:10 – 8:30

Live Q&A with: 

  • Cheryl Rego, Head of Alumni, Development and Marketing

Bangkok Patana School is Thailand’s first and largest British international school for students from 2 to 18 years. Our not-for-profit school has remained at the forefront of education in Thailand for over 60 years and is today one of the most respected educational establishments in South East Asia.

We provide learning from Foundation Stage right through to Senior Studies, for over 2,200 students from around 65 countries. The School follows the English national curriculum up to Year 11 and the International Baccalaureate in Years 12 and 13. Bangkok Patana School is committed to ensuring that you, as a parent, have the confidence that your children are receiving the best intellectual, physical and social preparation for their futures. They are based in the Bang Na district of Bangkok.

Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School

Promotion: No assessment fee

Time: 8:30 – 8:45

Live Q&A with: 

  • Ms Tia Court-Smith, Head of Secondary
  • Ms Laurie Michelle Colyer-Charusorn, Admissions and Marketing

Bangkok International Prep & Secondary School (Bangkok Prep) is one of the leading international schools in Thailand. The school operates as one school, two campuses: a Primary Campus in Sukhumvit 53 and a Secondary Campus in Sukhumvit 77. 

The programme of study is based on the National Curriculum of England, demonstrating annually high quality education to students from Nursery to Year 13. 

The school offers a rigorous IGCSE programme to Year 10 and Year 11 students as a precursor to the Cambridge-approved A Levels available to study in Year 12 and Year 13. The school also offers the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), which can support students’ applications to the very best university education worldwide.

International School Bangkok Thailand (ISB)

Time: 8:45 – 9:00

Live Q&A with:

  • David Grepl, ISB Admissions Representative

International School Bangkok (ISB) was the first International School to open in Thailand. We have an international student body and cater to children in grades Pre-K to Grade 12 (3 to 18 years old).

We run an accredited and challenging international curriculum guided by leading educational research and global best practice incorporated into North American (U.S.) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma frameworks. We prepare students to become leaders in meeting the ever-changing needs of the world and equip them with the knowledge and skills to become caring global citizens. Our vision is to enrich communities through the intellectual, humanitarian and creative thoughts and actions of learners. We are driven by our core values, our mission, and our definition of learning. They are based in the Nonthaburi province outside Bangkok.

King’s College International School Bangkok

Time: 9:00 – 9:15

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

King’s College International School Bangkok is a King’s College School Wimbledon International School. They opened their doors to students in September 2020 with a student-centred and value-led curriculum for both boys and girls. King’s College School, Wimbledon is one of the most academically successful schools in the world. Around 25% of all sixth form students go on to attend Oxford or Cambridge each year and 90% of students attend their first-choice universities.  
 
They have genuine input from King’s College School, Wimbledon to ensure they can mirror the success of one of the UK’s best school. They are situated in the prestigious Ratchada–Rama 3 area of Bangkok, with easy access to the financial district and the city centre.
 
They have world-class, purpose-built facilities to support students’ learning from the age of 2-18 and at capacity, the school will cater to 1,500 students. Their curriculum is adapted from King’s College School, Wimbledon and the UK national curriculum, starting with the Early Years Foundation Stage and leading to IGCSEs & A levels.

Breakout Discussion #1: Extra Curricular Activities & Camp 

Time: 9:15 – 9:30

Professional football clubs establishing themselves in Bangkok both  with private facilities and academies inside schools.

Kids have a wide range of sport to choose  from,  for examples gymnastics, horse riding , rock climbing, dance and drama.

St Andrews International School Bangkok

Promotion: Enrollment and application fees waived for Term 1 of Academic Year 2021/2022

Time: 9:30 – 9:45

Live Q&A with:

  • Director of Admissions and Marketing, Bartek Moskwa

St Andrews International School Bangkok is one of 73 schools in the Nord Anglia Education (NAE) family. We offer a British educational curriculum with an international perspective that begins in Nursery and leads up to IGCSE examinations in Year 11, and culminates with the International Baccalaureate Diploma after completing Year 13. We are an inclusive school that invites children from all backgrounds and abilities to participate in the educational offerings on our diverse campus.

We are located in Central Sukhumvit close to the Ekkamai BTS.

St. Andrews International Schools

Sathorn, Dusit, Sukhumvit 107 & Green Valley (Cognita group)

Time: 9:45 – 10:00

Live Q&A with: 

Hetal Naetsawan, PR and Marcom for St. Andrews International Schools, Thailand – Cognita.

St. Andrews International Schools Thailand offer the best of international learning. Through either the English National Curriculum or the International Baccalaureate programmes (IBPYP and IBDP), students are empowered to become determined individuals. Their Sathorn, Dusit and Sukhumvit 107 campuses are nestled throughout central Bangkok and our Green Valley campus is in the heart of Thailand’s Eastern Seaboard. Together, our St. Andrews schools are proudly steeped in over 25 years of history, culture and community. Globally, we are part of the Cognita family of schools. In this extensive network of around 78 schools in ten different countries, they belong to an inspiring world of education.

KIS International School

Promotion : 50% Tuition fee reduction for Early Year 1 Enrollment

Time: 10:00 – 10:15

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

KIS International School, centrally located in Bangkok, Thailand is an IB World School exclusively offering the International Baccalaureate programmes. KIS is a collaborative community of about 750 students and 56 nationalities. We enjoy a strong community atmosphere and a variety of pursuits in academics, athletics, arts, and service. Students at KIS can pursue a continuum of IB education right from the start through the following programmes:

  • The IB Primary Years Programme for ages 3-11 years.
  • The IB Middle Years Programme for ages 11-16 years. 
  • The IB Diploma Programme for ages 16-19 years

Magic Years International School (MYIS)

Promotion: 50% Registration fee discount for Virtual School Summit attendees

Time: 10:15 – 10:30

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

Since 1990, MYIS has been providing quality early years and primary years education to families in and around Bangkok. Our authorization as an IB World School has made Magic Years one of only a handful of IB World Schools in Bangkok to offer the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) and the first such school in Nonthaburi.

Breakout Discussion #2: Learning Support

Time: 10:30 – 10:45

ISB learning support

Breakout discussion on where to access learning support in Bangkok, testing facilities, speech and drama centers, early detection for Autism and ADHD.

How more schools are looking at inclusivity.

Shrewsbury International School 

Riverside & City Campus

Time: 10:45 – 11:00

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

Benefiting from a genuinely inspiring and purpose-built environment on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, in Sathorn – Shrewsbury, Riverside is a well-established and highly successful school that sets the benchmark for international schooling in Thailand. 

With exceptional facilities from their Early Years’ Garden to the brand new Innovation Building and purpose-built sports hall (opening Aug 2021) – Riverside continues to set the standard of excellence. The journey each student at Shrewsbury takes is uniquely diverse – enriching them to become life-long learners and dedicated members of the community. These skills are exemplified by their exceptional examination results, with 76% of A-level exams taken by Shrewsbury Students in 2020 achieving straight A*/A grades (over four times higher than the UK average). 

If what you are looking for is a purpose built primary school for the younger learner, then Shrewsbury City Campus is on Suhkumvit Rama 9, with highly experienced and dedicated teachers and an all-encompassing curriculum. Opened in 2018, students at City Campus benefit from modern facilities that encourage creativity and innovation in an environment where they can thrive. Every student who starts at City Campus has an automatic place at Riverside when they graduate at the end of Year 6.

BASIS International School

Promotion: Assessment fee waived for all grade levels

Time: 11:00 – 11:10

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

We’re proud to contribute to the tradition of excellence shared by all BASIS
Schools, one of putting student learning first and creating an environment of supportive collegiality between students, teachers, and administration.

Education redefined rests on three pillars:

📍First, a curriculum educating students to the highest international levels.

📍Second, expert teachers who are knowledgeable, passionate, and believe that with the right support and encouragement, any child can excel.

📍Third, a Joyful Learning Culture where hard work is celebrated and intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary outcomes.

Brighton College Bangkok

Time: 11:10 – 11:20

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

Brighton College Bangkok inspires academic excellence for children aged 2-18, on an iconic, purpose-built campus in Krungthep Kreetha, Bangkok. Run in close partnership with Brighton College, England’s Independent School of the Decade, we have quickly become one of the leading British Curriculum schools in Thailand.

Outstanding teachers, all trained in the UK, ensure the highest academic standards and deliver an unmatched education and pastoral care for our pupils. From our Pre-Nursery class all the way up to IGCSE and A Level, Brighton College Bangkok offers the perfect environment for pupils to discover a passion for learning and to reach the world’s best universities.

International diversity is deeply ingrained in our school, and around 40% of our pupils have a foreign nationality, creating a truly unique atmosphere. We invite you to visit our campus to learn more about what makes Brighton such a special place to be.

British International School Phuket (BISP)

Promotion: Use the code BKKKIDS for a waiver of placement fees

Time: 11:20 – 11:30

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

British International School, Phuket (BISP) is a co-educational day and boarding school, established in 1996 and set in extensive landscaped grounds in a tropical island healthy environment. We aim to deliver the highest standards of teaching and learning to an international community emphasizing wellbeing and passion on a modern and well equipped campus.

BISP offers a British-international curriculum opening with the English Early Years curriculum and progressing into an internationalised British Primary curriculum. In secondary, BISP students study the British Secondary curriculum and undertake IGCSEs in years 10 and 11. In Years 12 and 13, students study for the IB Diploma and are also entered for the US High School Diploma.

They inspire learning, nurture wellbeing and ignite passion.

Breakout Discussion #3: Mental Health

Time: 11:30 – 11:45

Mental Health

Breakout discussion on the rising challenges – students are facing with anxiety issues,  and the great mental health support now that available in Bangkok. 

DBS Denla British School

Promotion: Admission fee waiver of 30,000 THB & Application fee waiver of 5,000 THB

Time: 11:45 – 11:55

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

DBS Denla British School is an international school that follows the independent school curriculum from the UK, embracing the principles of all-round education: an Enhanced British Curriculum; Academic Excellence for All; Entrepreneurship and Creative Thinking; and Community and Global Perspectives. 

Conveniently located in the Nonthaburi area of North West Bangkok, DBS Denla British School campus extends across 24 acres of land (60 Rais), offering an array of purpose-built facilities from a FIFA standard football field, Tennis Courts, Golf Facility, 3 Indoor Sports Halls, Indoor Swimming Pool, Dance and Art Studios, Theatre, Music Rooms, to Science and MacLabs, which create a dynamic learning environment and opportunities for students. 

DBS currently recruits students aged between 2 and 15 years old in the Academic Year 2021/22, as its programmes cover Pre-EY to Year 11, which will extend to Year 13.

KPIS International School

Promotion: Enrollment fee waiver of 50,000 THB & Application and processing fee waiver of 5,000 THB

Time: 11:55 – 12:05

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

At KPIS, we believe in an American education system based on the Common Core State Standards. Students learn skills that prepare them for their future: Independent thinking, collaboration, creativity, problem-solving and global thinking. Exposure to real-world situations and technology under school-controlled settings allows students to define and logically analyze problems meaningfully. The students begin to respect diversity, actively learn and care about the environment in which they live, collaborate, and create; thus, truly becoming global citizens of our world. They are located in the Ramintra district of Bangkok.

Mooltripakdee International School

Promotion: 10,000 THB discount on registration fee

and 2,500 THB application fee waiver

Time: 12:05 – 12:15

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

MIS aims to develop students of strong character, with a good heart, who is joyful, radiant, moral, and respectful of differences in all peoples. Our emphasis on providing a Values-based Education helps our students to become not only academically capable students, but also students who are able to live happily in society, as well as be good citizens of Thailand and the world community.

They are located in Chonburi outside from Bangkok.

NIST International School

Time: 12:15 – 12:25

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

Over the course of a few days in December of 1989, a group of parents, teachers and school leaders drafted a three-page document calling for a new international school in Thailand, “a school that is inclusive in its orientation, seeking and encouraging diversity in staff and students”. They described a caring atmosphere where all would be held to high standards of tolerance and respect. When NIST opened its gates on the sunny morning of August 13th, 1992, 502 young learners turned that dream into a reality. Our school went on to become the first full International Baccalaureate (IB) World school in Thailand. In the years since, thousands of students, parents and teachers have left their mark on the school, embracing continual growth and improvement in service of our mission to inspire, empower and enrich lives. We are more than a school. We are a community that believes that education can transform us, and in turn transform the world.

They are located Centre Sukhumvit close to Asoke BTS.

Breakout Discussion #4: Music Options

Time: 12:25 – 12:40

Yamaha Music 3

Breakout discussion on the excellent music facilities that a offer at the schools, how many excel in areas of music and offer official external exams. the many places Bangkok offers for vocal training, contemporary music lessons, opportunities to join a rock band or watch music icons play in the national theaters around Bangkok.

Raintree International School

Promotion: No application fee (Value of 3,000 THB)

Time: 12:40 – 12:50

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

Raintree International school in Sathorn, Bangkok, provides a progressive British curriculum early childhood programme for 1-5 year olds. In a safe and nurturing environment, we combine the British curriculum with a Reggio-inspired teaching philosophy. Above all, Raintree places a special emphasis on fostering creativity and communication, while developing each unique child within our community of lifelong learners.

Regent’s International School Bangkok

Promotion: 50% Registration fee at Rama 9 & Langsuan

 and Special discount on tuition fees 

Time: 12:50 – 13:00

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

Regent’s International School, Bangkok is one of the leading schools in Thailand.

We are a day and boarding school for 2 to 18 years old, passionate about developing the whole person through academic, physical, cultural and social experiences. We are guided by the British curriculum from the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) leading to IGCSEs although we go beyond it in many places. Post 16 we adopt the IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma Programme.

Academic results are excellent; we score some of the best IB results in Thailand and South East Asia. Our students go to some of the best universities in the world and we have a fantastic extra-curricular provision. The school works hard to cultivate a friendly, happy family atmosphere whilst not shirking from hard work and high standards.

They are located Rama 9 Pracha – Uthit Rd and LangSuan Campus at Lumphini

Verso International School

Promotion: 50% off tuition (only for EY2 – G10)  & 

20% off tuition for 4 consecutive years for EY2 – G10

Time: 13:00 – 13:10

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

Challenge yourself with something new. Traditional isn’t your only way.

At VERSO, we use Competency-Based Learning (CBL) to equip you with the understanding and skills you will need to succeed in university and beyond.

As a VERSO graduate you will earn an accredited U.S. high school diploma. In addition to a traditional transcript we also provide you with a skills mastery transcript.

They are located in the Bangna District of Bangkok.

Wells International School Bangkok

Promotion: Special promotion for campus development fee 

Time: 13:10 – 13:20

Please enquire at above link for admissions.

A branch of EverClever Education Group, Ltd., Wells offers an American and IB university-preparatory curriculum to children from kindergarten to high school. Comprising three campuses in central Bangkok, it has expanded rapidly since its founding in 1999 and now serves approx. 1000 students who represent over two dozen nationalities.

At Wells, our aim is to change the world one student at a time. Throughout the entire curriculum – from kindergarten to high school – Wells prepares students for the challenges they will face at university and beyond, while helping them to adapt to an ever-changing world. We are proud to have alumni accepted into the world’s leading universities. Wells students have gone on to study at universities such as Caltech, which has been ranked as the best university in the world.

Wrap Up & Final Thoughts

Time: 13:20 – 13:30

Thank you notes

Final thoughts, questions, wrap up and thank you!