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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 16
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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 15 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 465,026 ฿
to: 825,413 ฿
Address: 58 Moo2 Ratchapruek Road, Om Kret, Pak Kret, Nonthaburi, 11120
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

460

Number of nationalities represented in the school

16

Most common nationality

Thai, British

Ratio of local students to international students

80:20

Max. number of students per class

15 for EYs
22 for Y1 upward

Average number of students per class

15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes - our English as a Second Language department offers a range of support.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Thai, Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

Interactive whiteboards in every classroom, supporting one-to-one iPad from Year 2 upwards, Apple application, Mac Lab, 3D printer, Robotics

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes, a range of age-appropriate platforms are used to ensure continued curriculum learning, including Seesaw, Google Classroom, Google Meet, depending on year group to support students' online learning.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

The amount of time depends on year groups, the older students, longer time required to complete their homework.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Waiting lists may apply in certain year groups.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

EY1-2: If the child is to enter EY1 or EY2 this interview is kept very informal and the child’s learning will be observed through a play - based observation with the Head of Pre-Prep and/or a class teacher.
Y1-2: Children entering Y1–Y2 will undertake assessment tasks with a teacher. The interview will be kept very informal. Children are also invited to spend a morning with their chronological age class where assessments regarding attitude, behaviour etc. can be made.
Y3-9: Children entering Y3–Y9 will undertake an age-appropriate standadised assessment. ESL assessment for children whose 1st language is not English. Family interview with Vice Principal.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

We don't have students graduate from our school yet.

External examinations or assessments available

GL test

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

We respect the cultures and beliefs of our international community.

School bus service available

Yes, for a specific route.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes - We have a Learning Support department to support special learning needs.

Learning support offered

Specialist staff give in-class and 1:1 out-of-class support.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Subjects are setted, there are extension activities in every lesson and there are a number of programmes for the brightest to join outside the curriculum.

School start time

8.30 am for Pre-EY to EY2 and 8.00 am for Y1 upward.

School finish time

Pre-EY: 2.00 pm
EY1: 3.00 pm
EY2, Y1-Y2: 3.30 pm
Y3 upward: 3.30 pm (compulsory) 4.50 pm (co-curricular activities)

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, if necessary.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Sports: Tennis, Football, Basketball, Taekwondo, Golf, Archery, Surf Skating, Swimming, Gymnastic
Academic: English, Thai, Mandarin, Robotics, Science, Math, Go Game, Chess
Lifestyle: Video Game designer, Mindfulness, Yoga, Cooking, Ballet, Hiphop

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

PE, swimming, football, rugby, cricket, netball, tennis, athletics, basketball, badminton, etc

Sports facilities at the school

400m running track, football pitch (FIFA preferred 2 stars), stadium, 3 indoor sports halls, 3 tennis courts, 25m indoor swimming pool, golf practice area

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, we have both internal competition (between houses) and external competition with other schools.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The DBS core values: Excellence, Integrity, Perseverance, Respect, Creativity, Well-Being, Independence and Leadership

Teaching approach of the school

Teachers provide individualised programmes in an engaging manner to stimulate the students to do their best.

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