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Wellington Bangkok believes that a quality education today must empower each child to navigate an unpredictable and ever-evolving world with confidence, passion, intellectual rigor and emotional intelligence. The Wellington experience is to inspire students to explore their interests both inside and outside the classroom, finding their strengths and developing their individuality and independence.
Wellington Bangkok is part of the esteemed global family of schools originating from the prestigious Wellington College in Berkshire, UK. Wellington College is one of the UK’s most venerated independent schools with 150 years of education excellence, outstanding academic standards – regularly sending students to world-class universities including Oxbridge and Ivy League institutions.
Founded in 2018, Wellington Bangkok has become one of Thailand's leading international schools. Set in 70 rai of green space in Bangkok and boasting a cutting-edge, purpose-built campus and a strong network of alumni, faculty, and community both domestic and abroad, Wellington provides a progressive, truly holistic education for girls and boys in primary and senior years.
We offer innovative and personalised education in outstanding facilities according to the British National Curriculum, instilling the values of courage, kindness, responsibility, respect, and integrity in children, to live according to the Wellington Identity of being Inspired, Intellectual, Independent, Individual, and Inclusive.
Homework is assigned and completed in school during Prep time, which is offered for one class period each day.
The sports facilities at Wellington College Bangkok are first-rate, with an IAAF standard track and field, full-size natural turf football field and all-weather futsal pitch, three swimming pools (including a Olympic-size 50-meter pool) and climate-controlled Sports Hall with gymnastics room and golf driving bays.
All students pay between 25,000-27,000 per academic year for lunch, morning snack and afternoon snack.
For Early Years (age 2-5) the day starts at 7:20 am and ends at 2:30 pm. For Year 1 and 2, the school day runs from 7:20 am to 2:30 pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and ends at 3:45 pm on Tuesday and Thursday. From Year 3 onward, the school day runs from 7:20 am to 3:45 pm.
We start with open and honest communication to try to understand to root of any conflicts or misbehaviour. The school does not allow corporal punishment.
Parents are encouraged to make frequent contacts with teachers at the end of the school day to keep updated.
Reports are issued once per term.
English, Thai and Mandarin Chinese.
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