Bangkok
International, British curriculum
Ages 2 to 18

Garden International School, Bangkok

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CurriculumInternational, British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
Avg. students per class 18
Max. students per class 25
First year fees: 498,500 ฿

Fees / Price

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in THB

Yearly fees: 395,500 ฿
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: 103,000 ฿
Total first year fees: 498,500 ฿
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School Information

Number of students

252

Number of nationalities represented in the school

34

Most common nationality

Thai

Ratio of local students to international students

44:56

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

18

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

Yes, we have a full EAL/ESL programme.

Additional language classes offered by the school

We offer EAL/ESL, Mandarin and French as well as Thai.

Use of technology in the classroom

Class box of iPads and digital projectors in each classroom. Online VLE through Google Classroom.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depending on their age. For Primary it will be around 30 minutes, lower Secondary about 60 minutes and upper Secondary around 120 minutes per night.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes for some EYFS classes.

Entry evaluation for students

The school conducts admission tests and trial days.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

For students from EY-Y2 students have a trial day. From Y3-Y11 students will sit an English and Maths test, which is age appropriate.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, although not examination year groups such as Y10 and Y11.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations/assessments available

IGCSE and from August 2016 IA-Levels.

Results in these examinations

2015 IGCSE results = 80% A*-C grades.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

We are multi faith and support all religions.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

We are multi faith and support all religions.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

The school employs a Learning Support Teacher. This teacher works with students who need more support to help them progress. This support can be one-to-one, in-class or by giving teachers strategies to help support the student.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through differentiated work and ECAs that stretch them and give them opportunities beyond the curriculum.

Student access to education psychologist

We have links with educational psychologists should the need arise.

School start time

Upper School - 07.45
First School - 08.20

School finish time

Upper School - 14.45
First School - 14.00-14.45 depending on the age/class.

Supervised care before/after school

Yes from 07.00 to 15.45.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers a full range of activities from sporting to creative to personal development. These activities run after school every day.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

The students follow a varied PE programme. All students take part in swimming. Other activities offered include basketball, football, volleyball and athletics.

Sports facilities at the school

Swimming pool, basketball court, 5-aside football court and a running area.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Garden International School, Bangkok offers a premium international education, based on the British education model, in a friendly, family orientated environment. The school is located in the heart of Sathorn, close to Lumpini Park, Sathorn Road and Rama 4. We are also very close to many of the major embassies and we have children represented by approximately 35 countries, immersing all students in a rich diversity of cultures, religions and backgrounds. All of our teachers are qualified to UK degree and Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent.

Our students follow the Early Years Foundation Stage and the English National Curriculum, adapted to embrace our location, through to the end of Year 9. For Years 10 and 11 we follow the prestigious Cambridge IGCSE course and from August 2016 we will be offering the world renowned Cambridge A-Level programme. Garden International School, Bangkok is proud to offer students an Early Years to Pre-University education.

Students at Garden International School, Bangkok will:

enjoy learning in school and beyond;
develop to their full potential in all areas;
be confident people able to take leadership roles;
take responsibility for their actions and the environment;
apply critical thinking skills;
develop knowledge and understanding across a wide range;
be open-minded to the values and traditions of all cultures;
be respectful of others;
study in an environment promoting high academic standards.
Garden International School, Bangkok continues to be recognised as a centre for excellent teaching and learning as well as a school that develops students personal, emotional and social skills.

Teaching approach of the school

Our teachers offer a student centered and personal education based on the principle that all students are talented and have the skills to develop and be successful.

Location

Get in touch with the school

Contact email: info@gardenbangkok.com
School's webpage: www.gardenbangkok.com
School's Fees webpage: www.gardenbangkok.com/admissions
Address: 2/1 Yen Akart, Soi 2, Yen Akart Road, Sathorn, Bangkok 10120, Thailand