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CityBangkok
CurriculumBritish
Leaving qualificationsIGCSE and A-Levels
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Leaving qualifications IGCSE and A-Levels
Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 16 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 240,000 ฿
to: 294,300 ฿
This school has more than one campus in Bangkok:
Senior School: Ages 10 to 18

Address: Samrong Nuea, Mueang Samut Prakan District, Samut Prakan 10270, Thailand

Junior School: Ages 2 to 10

Address: 717 Prachathipok Road Khwaeng Somdet Chao Phraya, Wongwian Yai Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10600, Thailand

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Number of students

450

Number of nationalities represented in the school

25

Most common nationality

Thai / Thai-Indian

Ratio of local students to international students

3:2

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Thai, Mandarin, Hindi and Punjabi

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

16

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

Our teachers regularly integrate technology into their teaching. Tablets, laptops, PCs and students' smartphones are used for appropriate purposes. We have a structured computer science programme from Year 3.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

We offer Religious Studies as an IGCSE option which provide students with the opportunity to learn about Sikhism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity and Islam.

Daily Sikh prayer is attended by Sikh students only.

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

Sikh students only join a morning prayer session.

External examinations or assessments available

Cambridge International Examinations

Results in these examinations

Our students' results compare very well to Bangkok's top international schools year after year. In 2023, our students' average IGCSE results well-exceeded those marketed by other international schools.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Homework builds a student’s responsibility for their learning as well as lifelong study habits. TSIS requires students to do an age-appropriate amount of homework. The amount varies between learning stages. Typically, Junior School homework is to reinforce what children have learned at school and does not require parental assistance. (although parent interest is valued). Senior School homework is intended to provide students with opportunities to refine and extend their knowledge.

Parents can expect the following amount of homework:
- Nursery/ Reception: 15 mins
- Year 1-2: 30 mins
- Year 3-4: 30-40 mins
- Year 5-6: 40-60 mins
- Year 7-10: 60-75 mins
- Year 11-13: 75- 120 mins

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes.

Learning support offered

We offer tailored EAL support. We accept a limited number of students with special educational needs (SEN).

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We prepare personalised academic enrichment programmes for gifted, able and talented students.

Student access to education psychologist

We have staff trained to support students. If required, we refer students to an educational psychologist.

Entry evaluation for students

All students meet with school leaders or admissions staff during the admissions process. The school requires recent school reports of each new students. From Year 7, all new students must sit for a CAT4 examination (Cognitive Abilities Test). Results of the exam provide teachers with background information about the new students and help them to set appropriate goals for the new student.

Waiting list

We have a 'wait-pool' for students to enter several Year Levels. Our wait-pools do not operate on a first-come, first served basis. Rather, school leaders consider various factors including language, nationality and gender balance in the class and siblings enrolled at TSIS.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

31st July for mid-August start.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes. We consider new students mid-year when a place is available.

School start time

Junior Campus - 7:55am / Senior Campus: 7:45am

School finish time

Junior Campus - 2:40pm / Senior Campus: 3:30pm

Supervised care before/after school

Junior School staff are on-duty from 7:20am - 3:20pm.

School bus service available

Yes, we offer a van service to both TSIS campuses service that covers many parts of Bangkok.

School provided lunches

Junior School - all students are served lunch by 'EPICURE' who provide children with food at many of Bangkok's 'top' schools.
Senior School - students buy their own lunch from our cafeteria.

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

We offer vegetarian and non-vegetarian choices each day.

At our junior school, EPICURE has an on-site nutritionalist to advise on daily meals for children with special dietary requirements.

Uniform required

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Our Junior School offers a paid Extracurricular Programme between 2:45 and 3:30pm. Clubs include tennis, basketball, football, robotics, art and hip-hop dance.

Our Senior School's extracurricular programme is built into the school day (Monday-Thursday) and includes a variety of indoor and outdoor enrichment activities for students, Most ECA programmes are included in tuition fees.

Sports activities included

All students from Nursery - Year 13 have swimming and PE classes as part of their school year. Swimming classes are weekly for Years 1-6.

During the year, we compete in inter-school sporting competitions (football, basketball, badminton, athletics and swimming).

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

During the year, we compete in inter-school sporting competitions (football, basketball, badminton, athletics and swimming).

Sports facilities at the school

Our Junior School's sporting facilities include an air-conditioned gymnasium, grassed playground and swimming pools.

Our large senior school campus encompasses sporting facilities which are used by other schools on more compact campuses. They include an indoor gymnasium, football field, covered basketball courts, tennis and volleyball courts, a 400-metre track, cricket ground and 25 metre swimming pool.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

TSIS is a UK curriculum school that has been managed by International Schools Services (ISS) since 2017. ISS is associated with over 400 schools around the world.

Our junior school’s engaging, inquiry-based curriculum has made the school popular with parents. Places are in very high demand, with over 300 children enrolled (capacity 330).

Our senior school has also earned an exceptional reputation in Bangkok. In recent years our students' average IGCSE and A Level examination result have exceeded other international schools in Bangkok, south-east Asia and schools in England.

We provide students with a holistic education which empowers them to drive their future.

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