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British Columbia International School Bangkok

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CurriculumCanadian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): 470,000 ฿
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 11 students / class
Maximum 17 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 470,000 ฿
Address: 606, Kalaprapruk Rd., Bang Wa, Phasicharoen, Bangkok Thailand 10160
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Number of students

146

Number of nationalities represented in the school

12 and more each day.

Most common nationality

Thai

Ratio of local students to international students

70% to 30%

Max. number of students per class

17

Average number of students per class

10-12

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

English and Thai

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depending on the child's age. Children are not given large amounts of homework, and never new work

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Entry exams for all ages

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is no deadline in grades K3-G9.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

95%

External examinations or assessments available

Students may choose to sit SAT examinations as we are an official test centre but most do not.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No customs and culture only

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes ELL/ELA

Learning support offered

Thai as an additional language support and English ELL support

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Our class sizes are very small and students are encouraged to move at their own pace, either slowly or quickly both with support

Student access to education psychologist

Yes from 2019-20

School start time

8 am

School finish time

2.40pm

Supervised care before/after school

The school offers clubs and activities but not supervised care after 4 pm.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Monday to Friday we offer afternoon activities that range from Top Flight Basketball coaching, Chelsea Football club coaching, Advanced Inventor, Harry Potter Club, A Taste of French, Art Club, Music and Cooking Club. These clubs change every term.

School provided lunches

Yes we have the top Bangkok school catering company Epicure providing healthy and interesting international buffet daily plus morning and afternoon snack

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes, we offer vegan options daily together with vegetarian and replacement items for allergies or special diets etc.

Sports activities included

Hockey and Ice Hockey are offered together with Basketball, Volleyball, Futsal, Swimming, Badminton and Track, and Field

Sports facilities at the school

Yes we have a state of the art gymnasium and currently building a five-lane swimming pool for competitions.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

We are part of the CISSA organization for sport and we compete with other schools in all school sports and travel within Asia as well to compete

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We are an inclusive school with a kind caring community. We value and treat each student as an individual. We provide students with the skills needed to achieve success and for them to discover how to lead and not just follow. We only employ NES (native English speaking) highly experienced teachers from Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, USA, and South Africa.

Teaching approach of the school

Inquiring Learning. We have an open-ended approach to learning guided by students through questions, research, and curiosity. This nutures students passions and talents and give a deeper understanding by going beyond memorizing of facts and content. Students then learn to own their learning and reach their goals.

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