Bangkok
British, Thai curriculum
Bilingual
Ages 3 to 18

Amnuay Silpa School

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CurriculumBritish, Thai
Languages of instructionEnglish, Thai
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Total first year fees: 364,500 ฿
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Thai
Native English and Thai teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Thai)
Class sizes Average
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage: amnuaysilpa.website
Yearly fees: 361,500 ฿

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Number of students

1500

Max. number of students per class

24

Language support for students not fluent in English and Thai

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

All classrooms at Amnuay Silpa are equipped with static computers, interactive whiteboards and sound systems for multimedia presentation. In the Foundation Phase, a Computer Lab is available for use by Nursery to Year 2 and there are two laptop carts available for the Primary Phase. Furthermore, each year group makes use of 6 student iPads.

From Year 5 – Year 11, ANS has implemented a 1:1 Bring Your Own Device program (iPads) and the students actively work with Google Apps to collaborate with each other and with the teachers. This has had a significant positive impact on the collaboration between groups of students working toward shared goals.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the grade level.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Currently there is a heavy demand for places at ANS despite the expansion of some year groups. There are waiting lists in place for many year groups.

Entry evaluation for students

Assessment, interview.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Entry into Nursery and Reception is not selective but is on a first-come first-served basis.

Entry into Year 1 to Year 13 is based upon academic merit which is assessed through entry tests, an interview at the school and references and/or reports from previous schools. The selection process is designed to identify students who are able to benefit from the holistic, bilingual curriculum and enable them to thrive within and contributes towards the life of the school.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

School bus service available

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

ANS offers over 100 after school activities which are offered by both ANS teachers and qualified outside providers.
Activities offered include: Chess , Robotics , Sports ( Swimming , Taekwondo , Aikido , Basketball , Football , Badminton, Table Tennis,Netball), Yoga, Zumba, Science , Arts & Crafts ,Ballet , Cooking, STEM clubs, Thai dance, Music (Thai music and Western music), Chinese, Japanese and many more….

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Swimming pool

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Amnuay Silpa is one of the original and best performing bilingual schools in Bangkok. Its eighty year long history includes educating five Prime Ministers of Thailand. It has always been committed to providing the highest standard of holistic bilingual education. The school believes this to be the critical and profound step in preparing children for a successful future as tomorrow's leaders.

Teaching approach of the school

Amnuay Silpa is a "thinking school". There are many definitions as to what exactly a Thinking School is. ANS aims to create a school where all members give careful thought to everything that takes place. It aims to encourage both students and staff to think critically, creatively and reflectively. It aims to ensure that the curriculum is meaningful and focuses on skills and techniques and not solely on content. ANS aims to help students to develop and demonstrate independent and co-operative learning skills; using a range of thinking tools and strategies. It aims to create an atmosphere where pupils experience high levels of achievement and both enjoyment and satisfaction in lifelong essay.