On Friday 14th September, BISP Primary School students held a Wai Kru assembly to honour their teachers. The assembly was a fun mixture of Thai culture (including traditional dance and stylised Muay Thai moves) and quizzes revealing a little of the teachers’ personal lives. Students joined together to give the Student Pledge, affirming their intention […]
Wai Kru is a traditional ceremony in which Thai students pay respect to their teachers and thank them for providing the knowledge and skills necessary for a bright future. It usually takes place in the new BISP academic year and expresses the deep respect and gratitude students have for their teachers. This year, British International School, Phuket […]
During the summer, several BISP students took exams at the Dragon Gym Taekwondo in Boat Lagoon. Their ages ranged from Reception to Year 10, and they achieved several belt levels. Hiisan from Year 4 received the level 2 black belt, the highest achieved in the group.
Two BISP Year 13 students volunteered to help at a newly opened Elephant Retirement Sanctuary. Sam and Laura went to the sanctuary, where ‘elephants can be elephants’. When they arrived, they were faced with blank grey walls which had only been plastered because they couldn’t afford to decorate. Sam and Laura came up with a […]
BISP High Performance Tennis player Oshini Herath competed in the singles event at the Sri Lanka National Tournament in Colombo this month. In the age groups U16s & U18s, Oshini was a runner up in the (U16s) final and reached the semifinals (U18s). Oshini has now been chosen to represent Sri Lanka in the U16s […]
The Wai Kru Ceremonies being held on Thursday (Secondary school) & Friday (Primary school) are part of Thai tradition, during which students pay their respects to the teachers and thank them for their hard work and dedication. Students will make trays of flowers to present to teachers, sing songs, and perform classical dances in traditional […]
British International School, Phuket will be running a Ski trip in April 2019. Students from Years 6-12 have the chance of visiting the resort of Verbier, Switzerland. Parents are encouraged to book places by October 30 for interested students. Please contact Mr. Anthony Donovan to arrange a meeting or ask questions: firstname.lastname@example.org. For a brief summary of […]