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American and International curriculums
Ages 3 to 17

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CurriculumsAmerican and International
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 17
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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
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 6,757,389 Kyat
to: 14,673,188 Kyat
This school has more than one campus in Yangon:
Thalun International School: Ages 5 to 17

Address: 108 Hnin Si Street, Yangon, Myanmar

Thalun Early Learning Center: Ages 3 to 5

Address: Thanlwin Rd, Yangon, Myanmar

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Number of students

160

Number of nationalities represented in the school

28

Most common nationality

Myanmar

Ratio of local students to international students

60/40

Max. number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Thalun is an English medium instruction school and all core subject teachers are native English speakers.

Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language classes are offers K-10.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin and Myanmar languages classes are offered.

Use of technology in the classroom

All classes G2 to G12 use Google Classroom, and digital literacy as well as ICT instruction are embedded into teaching and learning.

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)

Thalun uses Google Classroom in combination with other Google Suite tools (e.g. Meets, Hangouts and Chats) to offer distance learning. This is supported by other instructional and learning support tools such as IXL and Pear Deck, etc.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, but it is framed a practice work.

Approximate hours of homework given

Thalun use the prescribed grade level x minutes model supported by research.
We use a centralised Assessment Calendar to balance the amount of practice work assigned.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Placement testing in math and language (reading and writing) is done as a diagnostic, and this is supported by an informal interview.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Early Childhood - G1: Applicants for early childhood must attend a developmental screening and observation guided by the classroom teacher.

G2 - G12: Applicants in grades 1 - 12 must complete an academic screening of their English, both written and comprehension, ad mathematical proficiency. If necessary, applicants may be asked to sit for the second round of testing to determine their EAL level.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Rolling enrollment.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

MAP, AP, SAT, PSAT

Results in these examinations

Student generally do well above the world mean.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Secular

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

We support individual student religious requirements.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

SEN and ESL

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Through individualized learning tracks.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:15 am

School finish time

3:00 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Our campus is access controlled and informal supervision is provided by teaching assistants from 7:45 am to 4:30 pm.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Offerings change every quarter to reflect the desires of the students and the talents in the community. Last quarter Thalun had 21 activities ranging from cooking classes and Mandarin lessons to filmmaking and K-Pop choreography. Students can choose to continue an existing activity, or join new offerings such as TED-Ed or origami club.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

These can be ordered in, but our cafeteria does not cater for it.

Sports activities included

We offer a variety of sports, basketball, volleyball, soccer, badminton, etc. This varies based on the curriculum and the city wide matches and practices we participate in.

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor pitches, indoor gym

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Thalun International School is an independent international school offering a challenging educational program and learning environment through the medium of a college preparatory curriculum and U.S. academic standards, with instruction in the English language.

Teaching approach of the school

THALUN’S VISION
Thalun nurtures inquisitive, informed and compassionate students who embrace challenge and are responsible participants in our diverse global society.

THALUN’S MISSION
Thalun inspires students to fully develop their personal and intellectual potential, and challenges them to be reflective, resilient and caring individuals who contribute to Myanmar and the world.

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