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Modern curriculum, very good teachers, strong community
Yes but this changes regularly depending on the time of the Year. It is best to check with [email protected]
A school based on British values and the development of children including and beyond academics. Our mission is to ensure that students of different nationalities grow to their full potential as independent learners in a caring British international community.
Between 60 and 65
Yes: British (19%), Thai (20%), and the other top concentrations are North American and Australian.
1:10 dependent on the Year group.
ISA in Year 4, 5 and 6. (I)GCSE in Year 10 and 11 and IB in Year 12 and Year 13.
Our exam results rank in the top tier of international schools, even though we are academically non-selective. Our most recent achievements can be seen here: https://www.patana.ac.th/life-at-patana/about/academic-achievements/
More than 98 percent, a variety of locations but mainly the UK, US and Australia
We are an academically non-selective school following a progressive British curriculum. We have confidence in our teachers who can encourage and coach students to the best of their ability. We are academically rigorous but insist that students have a diverse portfolio of activities beyond their academic subjects.
Independent Learning is a core skill that is developed in children in everything they do.
Our school is well known for the success of their sporting teams. We have academies for Tennis, Gymnastics, Swimming, Football and Dance and Drama. With a 50-acre campus, we have excellent facilities for our students to enjoy many sports from the time they are very young until graduation.
Our school celebrates children who excel in and out of the classroom. Primary students take PSHE (Personal, Social, Health Education) and Secondary students have a strong pastoral programme that explores issues surrounding healthy lifestyles.
We are proud to provide all catering inhouse and have been doing so for more than 20 years. We also have a professional nutritionist on staff who routinely reviews the meal plans and ensures our snack bars and canteen foods give students a good, healthy variety of food every day. All our food is cooked on campus so that we can monitor quality and choose the best ingredients.
We have a Primary canteen and a Secondary canteen, a primary snack bar, a secondary snack bar, a secondary smoothie bar and a Noodle Bar.
Our buffet lunch is 90 baht for Secondary students.
School begins at 7.40 and ends at 2.30. Students then may attend extra-curricular activities from 2.30 to 3.30 or 4.30.
Reports are issued termly as well as student-parent-teacher conferences are held regularly. Secondary parents can access the student dashboard to see assessment on all their child's work.
French, German, Spanish, Mandarin, Japanese and Thai in our foreign language programmes but we also offer Home Languages programmes. Please contact [email protected] for details.I
We offer Extended Learning Tutors in both Primary and Secondary Schools.
Yes in both Primary and Secondary.
We have four full time and one part-time social and emotional counsellors divided between the Primary and Secondary schools.
Yes, the PTG who are very active and supportive of the school.
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