Academic

Congratulations to our past and present IGCSE Cambridge Outstanding Learner Achievers

Congratulations to our 2017 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Award winners. BISP has a history of excellent IGCSE results as well as Top in Thailand and Top in the World prizes from Cambridge International Education. Our students go on to be very successful in the final years of High School and then enter Universities around the world. […]

Early Years Christmas Singalong

Early Years recently held their Christmas sing-along with a shared picnic. Santa even showed up for a surprise visit to the delight of the children who wished him a very merry Christmas by singing to him. Thanks to all the parents who brought a delicious spread of snacks.  Happy Christmas to everyone from the Nursery […]

Life At BISP # 3

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Blue Canyon 2017 Mens Champion – Sebastian Sawtell

Congratulations to BISP student Sebastian Sawtell who over the weekend became the youngest ever winner in their 20 year history in the Mens Championship at Phuket’s Blue Canyon Golf Course.  

Year 2 ‘All Living Things Are Connected’ BISP Workshop

Year 2 have been very busy learning the research process. After several weeks of study, they can now find information from the internet, books, songs and from experts. They practised their skills learning about bats and then chose an animal in which they became an expert. We had an excellent morning on Friday, December 1st, whereby […]

Cambridge IGCSE Achievements

On Wednesday 22nd November I had the pleasure of attending the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards at Bangkok Patana International School. From BISP, three students were invited to attend the ceremony due to their outstanding achievements in the IGCSE examinations in May/June 2017. Emily Matsui came Top in Thailand for IGCSE World Literature, and Yoonjae Lee […]

BISP Community raises over 70,000thb for UK based Ovarian Cancer Charity Ovacome

The BISP school community has raised over 70,000THB for the UK based Ovarian cancer charity, Ovacome. Ovacome provides support to families and women affected by this devastating illness. We have managed to raise money through; selling running vests, cake sales and donations. We will be holding another fundraiser in Term 2 to support this worthy […]

Photo & Video albums from the FOBISIA Orchestral Weekend with MACA and Maxim Rubtsov

What a wonderful weekend of Music making for all 120 students who came together from 8 FOBISIA schools and those who attended the wonderful concerts last month. It was a lucky coincidence that the famous flautist Maxim Rubtsov from the Russian National Orchestra was in Phuket for the festival and just fantastic that he was […]

Congratulations to Toy and Mark on their recent golf successes

BISP’s Golf Academy Head Coach Oliver congratulates his students on their recent successes. Napat (Toy) Paramacharoenroj – runner up in the 21st Faldo Series Grand Final at the Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club, United Arab Emirates.   With very windy conditions it made for some testing conditions for all golfers. Toy started the week well and during […]

High Performance Coach Zane Castro to lead BISP’s Triathlon Academy

This season, BISP set out to expand Triathlon programme offerings at the school by hiring full time High Performance Head Coach Zane Castro for the Triathlon Academy. Coach Castro was born and educated in Texas, USA and most recently makes his transition to British International School, Phuket from Marymount University, Arlington VA. He was hired […]

Friday Workshop for Parents on the Importance of Sleep led by Mr Neil Richards and Mr Stockings

On Friday at 8am, our Headmaster Mr Richards and our Head of Student Wellbeing Mr Stockings will present a workshop for parents on the benefits of sleep. Come along and learn some strategies to support your child so that they can be as rested as possible and be ready to learn. The workshop will be […]

BISP’s Ms Emily Norman talks about ‘Cinderella’ with Radio Live 89.5 Jason Wilder

Last Friday, Drama Teacher Ms Emily Norman spoke with Phuket Radio’s Jason Wilder about our upcoming Secondary Pantomime ‘Cinderella’. Ms Norman and Ms Baker are currently rehearsing with students from years 7-13 in preparation for the performances which take place on Thursday at 6pm, and Friday at 4pm in the Auditorium. To reserve your seat […]

IronKids Win for BISP Triathlon Academy

Congratulations to BISP student Tamino who last week defended his title with a win in the 11-12 age group at Thanyapura, Phuket with a swim, bike ride and run. Coach Zane from the BISP Triathlon Academy congratulated Tamino on his win and improvement in the swimming competition. . Sam McInnes in Year 12 also won […]

CHRISTMAS HAMPER RAFFLE for the International Women’s Academy (IWA)

BISP Year 12 students Emily Varley and Sophie Duncan have been supporting the Phuket International Women’s Academy as part of their I.B. Community Action and Service coursework.  This Christmas they are involved with preparations for the Christmas Hamper Raffle. Raffle Tickets are now on sale from the Community Information Support (CIS) office in the main foyer from […]

Friends of BISP launch at the Dusit Thani Laguna

On a beautifully sunny Sunday 5th November 2017 our newly formed “Friends of BISP” came together for the first time to enjoy a wonderful relaxed buffet lunch at the Dusit Thani Laguna. We welcomed over 140 new BISP friends who joined together in a wonderful tropical setting in Laguna, at La Trattoria. We dined on […]

Parent Workshop on the importance of sleep for students

As part of our Wellbeing series for Parents, Mr Stockings and Mr Neil Richards will offer strategies to help aid deeper and restful sleep to support student learning.

Tennis Success for BISP students

Chathu and Vichi ​Nilaweera have been competing in the Under 14 ATF (Asian Tennis Federation​) which features some of Asia’​s best 14 & Under players​. Today Chathu made easy work of his semi final​ opponent​ 6-3, 6-0 to reach tomorrow’s final. Vichi ​aged 10 ​has also had a great tournament in this, his second ATF – although he lost in […]

Primary Production tickets for ‘Ebenezer’ on sale from tomorrow

Our Primary students under the direction of Mrs Wilkinson and Ms Gallaher are pleased to present this year’s production of ‘Ebenezer’ which is based on the traditional Christmas story Ebenezer Scrooge. Performed on Monday 11th, Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th December at 1pm and also Wednesday 13th December at 5pm in the Auditorium. Tickets cost 50thb […]

BISP does football the Cruzeiro way

  The BISP Cruzeiro Football Academy has had much success both in Thailand and internationally, with several alumni being awarded football scholarships at schools and universities in the US, Portugal and other countries all over the world. BISP Head Football Coach Jonathas Candido and Goalkeeping Coach Frederico Bragaglia recently shared their views about the unique […]

MidAir Circus are pleased to announce the continuation of their Gymnastics programme. Starting this Saturday!

Phuket Gymnastics is happy to announce that their new coach has arrived and that she will be running Gymnastics lessons for the last 2 weeks of term starting THIS SATURDAY! BRAND NEW: EARLY YEARS GYMNASTICS for 3 & 4 year olds. Students signing up for the end of term will have priority on spaces for […]

Correction: Lance King’s Workshop today – on the subject of ‘Bringing up Digital Natives’ – Conference Room 3:15pm

Dear Parents and Guardian, don’t miss the opportunity to attend Lance King’s workshop on ‘Bringing Up Digital Natives’ today at 3:15pm in the Conference Room. All welcome

Today & Thursday: Workshops to help Parents support their child’s learning. Led by Lance King

We are delighted to welcome Lance King, a highly experienced educator back to school this week to work with our students. He is also offering support to Parents as follows: Today, Tuesday – the focus is on “Courage, Resilience and Failing Well” (Auditorium 3:15pm). On Thursday also in the Auditorium from 3:15pm his workshop will focus […]

BISP Year 4 students visit the mining museum

Year 4 students went to visit the Phuket Mining Museum on 20 November 2017. This excursion was arranged to provide an opportunity for the children to gain a better understanding of the way of life and culture of the Chinese ethnic group in Phuket, as well as the history of the tin mining industry. In […]

Life At BISP #2 – a snapshot

You can click here to view the video The clip showcases a selection of recent activities at our school – British International School, Phuket in Thailand.

BISP’s little fire brigade enthusiasts ride a fire truck

Following on from many Early Years children’s interests in fire fighting, fire trucks and dressing up as firefighters, the Koh Kaew Fire Brigade were invited to school last week. The children were very excited to hear the siren, see the lights flashing, sit in a real fire truck and use a fire fighting canon. Please […]

BISP Year 6 students visit the Phuket Explorer Site

Yesterday morning, the Thai Studies department took the Year 6 children to the local market and the Phuket Explorer Site, which is located in Thalang. The children had the opportunity to chaff rice, learn how to tap rubber and make curry paste. Everyone had a most enjoyable morning which was finished off with freshly cooked […]

BISP welcomes back Lance King to lead student and parent workshops

Lance King is the Creator of the Art of Learning programme delivered to over 250,000 students in 32 countries and also the designer of the new IB ATL programme currently being implemented in over 3000 schools in 150 countries. He is an International author of learning skills texts for students, parents and teachers and a workshop […]

BISP students improve their global rankings in Language Competition

The Education Perfect/FOBISIA Language Competition Final Results are in! Congratulations to the 50 BISP students who managed to score over 500 points and win an official certificate in this prestigious competition. Compared to last year, students at BISP won more certificates (50 this year compared to 17 in 2016 – see image below), answered more questions, […]

BISP children and parents celebrate World Nursery Rhyme Week

Our BISP Nursery and Reception children have taken part in World Nursery Rhyme Week. They invited their parents in to watch and take part in their music lessons while they sang some nursery rhymes and also performed a variety of action songs to the great enjoyment of those who came along. Thank you parents for […]

BISP Teacher Ms Baker presents at the FOBISIA Teacher’s Conference in Vietnam

The FOBISIA (Federation of British International Schools in Asia) Teacher’s Conference 2017 took place in HCMC, Vietnam. This was the second conference of this nature, with the inaugural conference being hosted at BISP in 2016. With the focus this year on FOBISIA Cares, a range of presentations were offered to attending teachers from across Asia […]

CAS Service – students become teachers at BISP

Between his studies and activities, Basile in Year 12 is putting his Mandarin skills to work by supporting a new student to BISP, Larry, in Year 4. This is part of his Service commitment to the IB Diploma course component CAS (Creativity Action and Service), which promotes collaboration and personal growth. Laura Jane Boyle from Year 12 […]

Good Morning Phuket Radio are joined by BISP’s University Counsellors

This morning Chris Howson at Phuket News Live 89.5 welcomed BISP’s University Counsellors Dale Ford and Jacqui Brelsford on air to discuss our upcoming university fair and the process of selecting and applying to universities all over the world. Click here to listen to the live interview.

BISP success in the FOBISIA Language Perfect Competition

Congratulations to Min Ha An (Year 9) and Iaroslav Sinitcyn (Year 6) who have become the first two students at BISP to win a certificate in the ongoing FOBISIA/Language Perfect competition. So far, BISP students have gained over 14,000 points. Good luck with the rest of the competition!!! – Mr Chris Greene, Head of Modern […]

BISP Music students prepare for upcoming instrumental exams

From Preparatory Test to Grade 8, BISP students get ready for their Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music examinations which take place tomorrow in school. We hope the examiner from the UK will enjoy their performances as much as we did at their informal concert on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs Wilkinson, Head of Performing […]

World Kindness Day at BISP – ‘spread a little kindness’

Next Monday November 13th is World Kindness day and the whole school will be taking part and spreading kindness. During the week leading up to it each student will write a kind note that will then be randomly distributed to another student in school on World Kindness Day. Students will be able to write down […]

FOBISIA Languages (Language Perfect) Competition

Good luck to the 338 Secondary and 109 Primary students taking part in the FOBISIA/Education Perfect Northern Championships online languages competition (start time: 13:00 on Tuesday 7th November end time: 13:00 on Tuesday 14th November). Every student at BISP currently studying an additional language (including English and Thai) should have a username and password. Each […]

BISP students take part in a SOS Learning Exchange Activity

Twice a week after school on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, approximately 20 SOS village children from close to school come to BISP Early Years for activities and fun! The children are pre-schoolers, full of energy and excitement who look forward to coming to BISP to use the wonderful facilities we have at Early Years (a […]

Success by BISP at the 2017 Vocab Express League of Champions

The official scores for the 2017 Vocab Express League of Champions have arrived and BISP has done incredibly well, both as a school and also with some fantastic individual performances. BISP finished 3rd in the world for Mandarin and 7th in the world for Spanish. A special mention should go to Jun Seo Park (Eddy) […]

BISP students have fun with art

Last week during activity time over 50 students worked in the Art rooms. Students from all years were in the Ceramics club, Art and Design Academy and prop building for Cinderella. A great afternoon of fun, laughter and creativity.

BISP’s ex-athlete Jason Fried plays for USA schools’ National Football Champions

Jason Fried, ex-student and High Performance College athlete at British International School, Phuket is making waves in the school-sporting arena in the USA. “Jason had come to us through the Cruzeiro Academy in Chicago, and after trials decided to train at BISP. He showed a lot of determination and desire to improve under guidance of […]

Life At BISP #1

We hope you enjoy this new series of informal snapshots of Life at BISP! Click here!

BISP IGCSE / IB Art Chiang Rai Trip Highlights

By Year 10 student Hannah Diamond On the fifth of October at 9:05 am, 16 Art students and two teachers left Phuket for Chiang Rai, only to arrive 2 hours later in a land known for its temples, culture and breathtaking mountain scenery. We spent our first afternoon sprawled on floors, tracing and drawing golden […]

BISP’s CAS Fashion Show Fundraiser project by Cosima De Rocher de la Baume

The IWA (International Women’s Academy) recently hosted a Fashion Show fundraiser in order to raise money for an Indian Girls orphanage (Home of Hope). This was also the British International School, Phuket’s CAS project for IB. We worked as a group and organized an evening of games and activities for girls in Years 3 – […]

BISP Talent Show organised by Year 12 students – come and show your support!

A group of year 12 students are hosting a student led Talent Show open to all ages and acts. Prices for entering are fantastic and all money raised from participation will go towards building a classroom for a school in Cambodia. All places have now been filled and the Talent Show organisers have 20 teams/ […]

BISP Art Department students delight in new pottery wheels

A wonderful day in the Art room last week with Year 13 and 10 Art students trying out BISP’s new pottery wheels.  Miss McGuigan taught students how to throw their first pot.

Year 5 students at BISP enjoy the Vegetarian Festival

 All Year 5 students visited Tarue Shrine on Friday 20th October 2017, only 5 km away from the school. They had an opportunity to observe the atmosphere around the shrine and see local people taking part in this famous festival. Although no vegetarian rituals were observed, the children did enjoy tasting the delicious vegetarian food which […]

BISP’s Year 3 students take part in Thai Studies Trip

Recently Thai Studies teachers took Year 3 students to visit the local Bangkoo Shrine, which is only 1 km away from the school. The Vegetarian Festival was due to start the next day, so there were not many activities to observe. However, the students had an opportunity to appreciate the atmosphere around the shrine and […]

BISP University Counsellor Ms Brelsford visits Universities in Bangkok

Last week, Ms Brelsford, one of our university counsellors, visited Rangsit University in Bangkok, in order to see the campus and learn more about the admissions process. This was part of a two day trip, during which she also visited Mahidol University and Chulalongkorn University. By visiting the universities Ms Brelsford was able to gain […]

BISP gathers in remembrance of the Late beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej

  Short video of the ceremony The BISP faculty, staff and students gathered in remembrance of the Late beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej,​ to sing the Royal anthem, raise Thailand’s flag to half-mast and observe a moment of silence.