New British School to Open In Bangkok

King’s College School, Wimbledon will open its third international school in 2020, an all-through school for locals and expats living Bangkok.
New British School to Open In Bangkok
By Carli Allan
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King’s College School, Wimbledon will open an international school in Bangkok in 2020. The new King’s College International School Bangkok will be an all-through British school for 1,500 students aged two to 18 years.

The campus in Ratchadaphisek-Rama III Road follows openings of King’s College schools in China in 2018, and will be the third international branch of the independent school in the UK.

The UK school, founded in 1829, is an academic high achiever. In 2017, 46% of results at A Level were A* 85.6 were A*-A and 97.2 A*-B. In 2017, King's College School has won The Sunday Times award for the top London independent secondary school.

The Thai school is a joint partnership between King’s and the Excellent Education of Thailand Ltd (XET), will enrol both local Thai and expat students. In line with other King's schools, teaching will follow the UK curriculum and offer IGCSEs and A levels.

Facilities will include a sports complex with an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a 600-seater auditorium, and specialist science, music and art resources.

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Professor Sakorn Suksriwong, president of XET Group, said, “As Thailand strives to rise above the middle-income trap, our society needs modern education that can meet the highest international standards… We truly hope that our King’s College International School Bangkok will be a driving force in Thailand to be the leading education hub in Asia.”

King’s is currently recruiting for a founding head teacher.

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