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Thai Sikh International School

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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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 13 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 190,000 ฿
to: 231,000 ฿
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 3 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

274

Number of nationalities represented in the school

18

Most common nationality

Thai / Thai-Indian

Ratio of local students to international students

6:4

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

13

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

Thai, Mandarin, Hindi and Punjabi

Use of technology in the classroom

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

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

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

There is a waiting list for students to enter some Year Levels.

Entry evaluation for students

From Year 4, 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.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

31st July for mid-August start.

Students can join after academic year begins

At this stage of the school's renewal under the management of International Schools Services (ISS) we accept students at any time of the academic year (subject to availability).

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

Cambridge International Examinations

Results in these examinations

Our students results compare very well to some of Bangkok's top international schools. In 2019, our iGCSE results were some of the best in all of Bangkok (two students received awards for being the top student in Thailand for their subject).

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

We offer World Religion classes which provide students with information 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?

During Sikh prayer, other students to meditation, yoga and other self-awareness activities.

School bus service available

Yes, we offer an extensive van to both TSIS campuses service that covers many parts of Bangkok. We continue to open new routes as a perceived need arises.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No.

Learning support offered

In class.

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.

School start time

Junior Campus - 7:55am / Senior Campus: 7:30am

School finish time

Junior Campus - 2:40pm / Senior Campus: 3:30pm (Friday 2:45pm)

Supervised care before/after school

Junior School staff are on-duty from 7:10am - 4pm.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

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

The 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, The programme is free.

School provided lunches

Junior School - all students are served lunch
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.

Sports activities included

All students from Nursery - Year 11 have compulsory swimming and PE classes each week.

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.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

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

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

TSIS has been managed by International Schools Services (ISS) since August 2017. ISS is associated with over 350 schools in 70 countries and our team is working incredibly hard to renew the school. Our Junior School student population has increased by over 700% and with 13 new well-qualified IGCSE and A-Level teachers from all around the world, we guarantee that Senior School students will be well prepared for tertiary study in a friendly, respectful, globally-minded environment which encourages students to drive their own learning.