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CurriculumIB
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Boarding available
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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 16 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: 253,000 ฿
to: 749,000 ฿
Address: 115/15 Moo 7 Thepkasattri Road, Thepkasattri, Thalang, Phuket, 83110, Thailand
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Number of students

360

Number of nationalities represented in the school

57

Most common nationality

Thai, Chinese, American, Russian

Ratio of local students to international students

15% local : 85% international

Max. number of students per class

24

Average number of students per class

16

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Additional language classes offered by the school

Thai, French, Mandarin

Use of technology in the classroom

Technology is integrated throughout the learning ethos of the school. Students are encouraged to explore technological mediums to enhance their learning and to express themselves. The school has a 3D printer that can be used for projects, and students have access to a variety of creative tools. As an IB school with a robust activities programme, UWC Thailand International School also offers a number of activities for students to explore after school, including videography, photography, coding and 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

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Prospective students applying to Grades 6 through 11 need to sit a placement test in English and mathematics, and will also be interviewed by a member of the admissions committee.

Prospective students going into Primary School may participate in an assessment and classroom visit with a member of the admissions committee. This decision is based on the documentation and previous school records provided during the application process. An on-campus assessment is always preferable if possible.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

None. We offer rolling admissions and students can start throughout the year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

85%

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes. Learning Support Department provides students with the opportunity and encouragement to flourish within their environment.

Learning support offered

Students at UWCT are part of an inclusive learning community that is both respectful and accepting. UWCT acknowledges that each child has their own unique strengths, educational approaches, and learning styles. Classroom teachers collaborate with the Learning Support specialists, parents, and students to develop strategies and programmes that assist learners in meeting their goals. Students receive support in class and through pull-out support, depending on each student’s needs.

School start time

08:00am

School finish time

14:30 for Primary and 15:30 for Secondary

Supervised care before/after school

Yes - TreeClub is available after the school day.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

UWCT offers a fantastic programme, with over 150 activities available per week for its students, including expanded offerings in student-led activities, drama, Pilates, sailing, STEAM and sports. Through the school’s Extra Curricular Activities, students are able to train within high performance programmes, including tennis, swimming, and triathlon.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

Together with UWCT's next door neighbour and close partner Thanyapura, students have access to state-of-the-art facilities for Football, Track & Field, Swimming, Fitness, Triathlon, Muay Thai, and Tennis. Meanwhile UWCT's campus location—surrounded by national parks, lush green mountains and beautiful beaches—allows UWCT to take advantage of the great outdoors with activities and sports like kayaking, mountain biking, hiking/orienteering and sailing.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

United World College Thailand is a 3-programme IB school situated in the North of Phuket, Thailand, welcoming students aged 2 years - 18 years old.

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