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Chiang Mai
British curriculum
Ages 2 to 11

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 11
Yearly fees: Not public
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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 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2021/2022.

Address: 168, Nong Kwai, Hang Dong District, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

133

Number of nationalities represented in the school

13

Most common nationality

Thai

Ratio of local students to international students

1:1

Max. number of students per class

22

Average number of students per class

13.3

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, and Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

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

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

It varies according to year group.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes (in some year groups)

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Yes

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Students will be assessed for English and numeracy skills as well as general academic knowledge. Social skills and emotional maturity will also be checked as well as previous school records. For Early Years students, the emphasis is on readiness for school socially and emotionally.

Students can join after academic year begins

MBIS accepts applications for enrollment throughout the year as long as there are places.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

Not applicable (primary and lower secondary only)

Results in these examinations

Cambridge Primary Checkpoint (Year 6)
Cambridge Lower Secondary Checkpoint (Year 9)

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

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

Students learn to understand and respect people from any religious background.

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Not available

Learning support offered

Not applicable

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Not applicable

Student access to education psychologist

We refer to external specialists.

School start time

8.15 am

School finish time

Early Years = 3.00 pm
Primary = 3.30 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Football, Tae Kwon Do, Arts and Crafts, Ballet, and Street Dance

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Swimming, Badminton, and Athletics

Sports facilities at the school

Football field, multipurpose outdoor court, and swimming pool

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, Sports Day

Other facilities at the school

Library, science lab, computer room, music room, assembly hall, canteen, and vegetable garden

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Meritton British International School uses the English National Curriculum in Early Years and Cambridge International Primary Curriculum in Primary. Moreover, we also apply the Values-based Education and mindfulness in teaching and learning activities. It creates a strong learning environment that enhances academic attainment, and develops students’ social and relationship skills that last throughout their lives.
- Experienced-based learning
- Modelling
- Noticing and discussing

Teaching approach of the school

- Value based Education (VbE)
- Mindfulness
- Enquiry process
- Thematic Approach
- Fruit of learning

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